Senior Software Engineer

Miami $200,000 - $400,000 Permanent

Goliath Partners is working with one of the top players in the options market ($60BIL AUM) and is seeking a low latency developer (with expertise in C++ programing) to join their Miami based team - with the mission of designing, developing, and implementing their various in house latency critical trading systems.

Our ideal engineer will be aiming to secure a top position shaping the future of quantitative trading, along side some of the best strategists & engineers in the field, who are actively solving many of the most complex programing issues in the world.


  • Developing tick back-testing for exchange sims & research platforms
  • Develop trading simulations that increase research productivity
  • Designing HFT platforms: derived from worldwide trade data
  • Implementing & optimizing HFT platforms to minimize latency
  • Collaborating with other hardware dev's to build out ULL systems
  • Optimizing parallel computations with large quantities of shared data
  • Assisting development of feed handlers on hardware (ex: Mellanox, Solarflare, compilers etc.)


  • BS / MS / PhD - Computer Science or other STEM related field
  • EXP with C++ (17 & 20), OOP, algorithmic design & data structures
  • EXP working with "Options Pricing Models" in an HFT setting
  • Previously worked on venue protocols for Order Entry / Market Data
  • Firm grasp of real-time systems design using LL / ULL development
  • Expertise with CPU architecture & capabilities
  • Expertise with Linux
  • Bonus: meta & template programming
  • Bonus: knowledge of Python, Java, Shell Scripts and Perl


  • Includes base + benefits package with a discretionary bonus. Base is estimated to remain in the ballpark of $180-250k. Total comp peaking near $400k for top talent.
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