Lead Software Engineer

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our growing team and lead us on a way of expanding to new markets. You'll get all the resources you deserve and all the responsibility you can take. You can create your own team or become a part of the existing one – we are to double in size (more than 130+ employees) within the year, so there's plenty of opportunities for you to take over.

QuantTrax is a technology-driven High-Frequency Trading firm, built by professionals with a profound industrial experience. We leverage cutting-edge technology to deliver exceptional results, that enables us to be ahead of competitors. Our team is comprised of Engineering and Trading experts who are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

In our fund, we have gathered people who know how to conquer one of the most competitive markets. Experts with 10+ years of experience in HFT and senior developers from unicorn companies work on ultra low-latency infrastructure, while trading algorithms are created and tested by winners of international mathematics and programming competitions.

What you’ll get by joining us:

  • Ownership: Every team member has a significant impact on our success. With great responsibility comes fair rewards, allowing you to directly benefit from the value you bring to the team.
  • Challenge: We encourage you to build solutions as you see fit and question the status quo. If you thrive in an environment where you can innovate and challenge conventional wisdom, this is the place for you.
  • Startup Atmosphere, Enterprise Resources: We combine the agility and innovation of a startup with the resources and support of an established enterprise, providing you with the best of both worlds.
  • Cutting-edge technology: Ultra low-latency infrastructure, FPGA, latest C++ standards and innovations.
  • No-Bullshit Approach: We value honesty, transparency, and efficiency above all else.
  • Freedom and Responsibility: We trust our team members to make the right decisions and give them the freedom to do so. This comes with the expectation that everyone takes responsibility for their actions and contributes to our overall success.
  • Fair Compensation: base salary + uncapped PnL bonuses. We also provide lots of other benefits like health insurance, sport and leisure membership, lunch delivery, relocation support if needed.

What you’ll be in charge of:

  • Developing a team from scratch and expanding our operations to one of these markets: India, China, South Korea, Taiwan
  • Handle high volume data traffic with infrastructure that has minimal latency requirements
  • Ensure system fault tolerance and scalability
  • Establish connections to new markets
  • Design and implement new distributed solutions
  • Participate in the development of various parts of our ultra-low-latency trading platform

What we expect from you:

  • 5+ years of experience in HFT
  • Experience with one of these markets: India, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Brazil
  • Strong modern C++ skills, including meta-programming
  • Deep understanding of modern CPU platforms (Execution pipelines, Branch prediction, Cache hierarchy, NUMA, MESIF, TLB, etc.)
  • Broad networking expertise from both hardware and software points of view
  • Experience in developing and optimizing ultra low-latency systems in Linux
  • Fluency with GNU toolchain, git, vim
  • Fluent English


  • Experience of building teams from scratch


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