C++ Team Lead/Manager

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  1. Permanent
  2. English
  3. Director
  4. Digital & Technology
  5. Geneva, London
  6. Financial Services


Technical Manager, Team lead, C++, backend development, distributed systems

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As the premier supplier to our client, a leading global hedge fund in Switzerland, Swisslinx is looking for a highly motivated individual to take on a challenging role as a Technical Manager/Team Leader, permanent position based in Geneva or London, onsite 100%.
Our client is looking for a candidate to lead a team size of 10 highly skilled C++ developers that develops and enhances the back-end distributed system which provides firm wide live risk and Profit&Loss to support trading in Fixed Income, Commodities, Credit and FX derivatives.

Our client is looking for someone who must come from a large Tech Giant.

Key responsibilities:
- Take part in the development and enhancement of the back-end distributed system, enabling continuous firm wide risk and
Profit&Loss calculations
- Work closely with Quants and Quant Developers globally to develop a backend system for pricing and risk analytics for our in-
house pricing library
- Participate in the development of in-house pre-trade analysis and market analysis tools for Portfolio Managers

Your background must have the following skills:
- Substantial experience developing in C++ (Expert understanding of the C++11/ C++14/C++17 standards is a must)
- You must have experience working in a large tech giant
- Previous experience leading / managing a team – ideally +10 years’ experience
- Experience developing and maintaining back-end distributed system.
- Experience working with a source control system (preferably Git)
- BSc in computer science or another quantitative field (M.A. degree is a plus)
- Excellent communication skills as this person will be to interact with various department heads and office throughout Europe, US, and Asia
Additional skills:
- Experience with CI/CD
- Familiarity with Linux platforms
- Experience with Fixed income analytics pricing & risk analytics
- Experience with Docker/Kubernetes
- Experience with financial mathematics and statistics.
- Experience in the financial industry

Additional information:
- Please upload the degree certificate as well as the latest reference letters
- If living aboard strong motivation letter is required as to why you are wanting to relocate

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