Associate Software Developer - C++

Job description

We are looking for a talented C++ developer to join our growing, cross-functional team working on our flagship trading system. The team embraces modern agile practices (Continuous Integration, ownership of process, automated testing, etc) which enables them to move fast and continuously improve. That is important to us because this product is the core execution management system used by the largest asset managers and hedge funds in the world. We cover trading in all asset classes, including Fixed Income, FX, Equities and Futures. We are seeing huge success with this product, and have big plans for the future, so we are looking to grow our development teams. As such, you’ll be working closely with our client services team to deliver an excellent product and experience for our new and existing clients.

We believe that a great coder can pick up any skills they need as they go. Here are just some of the tools and technology we use:

  • C++ 11/14/17, Boost, STL, Boost, GoogleTest, Git, Linux, CI, Python

We’re a friendly and relaxed bunch of people. We’re also really passionate about development:

  • We contribute to open source projects (e.g. and
  • 10% time for working on personal projects and scratching itches. You will be free to spend half a day a week away from the core product development. Our developers do all sorts of cool stuff with this time: learning a new language / tech, developing prototypes, writing tools, open-source work etc.
  • Each development team defines its own process and they are constantly evolving and improving

We really like to look after our people, so our benefits include:

  • Free lunches on Fridays
  • Pension
  • Private Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Season Travel Ticket Loan
  • Social Activities
  • Life Cover
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Free Breakfast

About us

Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems is the global leader in broker-neutral algorithmic trading platforms and execution systems in equities, foreign exchange and listed derivatives.

FlexTrade introduced the first trading system that allowed clients to control and customize their propriety algorithms. FlexTrade allowed them to maintain the confidentiality of their trading strategies through a vendor-provided, broker-neutral platform. We now have a varied product suite that includes new trading systems, risk-management and analytical tools. Our client base includes over 175 buy- and sell-side firms, including many of the largest investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, commodity trading advisors and institutional brokers.

Flextrade UK Ltd. conducts a pre-employment screening which consists of a

Criminal History Background and Credit Check for successful candidates.