Date Posted: 2022-04-05

Job ID: EB-1081487169
Category: Analytics & Data Sciences
Location: New York, NY

Lead Developer
New York, NY Hybrid
185 to 215K + 24% Bonus
Sponsorship Available
Relocation Available


This position requires technical proficiency/problem solving as well as an eager attitude, professionalism, and solid communication skills. The successful candidate will play a key role in building low-latency, high capacity and error-free multi asset routing applications, matching engines or back-end software systems to continue to maintain a leading position in low latency trading. The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable in performance-oriented programming, relational database systems, C/C++ and associated debuggers. Strong written and oral communication as the applicant will frequently be interacting with the business and sales teams to achieve strategic business goals


  • Analyze requirements and propose technical solutions in delivering projects within expected parameters of cost, time and quality
  • Work with project managers to compile a work breakdown structure of tasks for a given deliverable and provide realistic estimates for completing the assignment
  • Develop and unit test all functions created or modified according to software development best practices
  • Collaborate with other Developers and QA Engineers to execute full cycle integration, functional and regression testing.
  • Promote software changes across all environments, safely and responsibly, through to Live Production
  • Participate in team exercises to identify and implement areas for continuous improvement
  • Continuously improve the system performance and propose better solutions.
  • Effectively interact with business and operations for solving design and operational challenges.


  • 5+ years hands on experience in C/C++ programming language on Linux
  • Experience with code analysis and coverage tools like Coverity, Valgrind, gcov/lcov
  • Minimum 2+ years hands on scripting experience
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, algorithms and data structure
  • Strong performance-oriented programming skills
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and Multicast network protocols
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering

BrainWorks, founded in 1991, is a leading executive search firm that prides itself on delivering superior talent to drive business performance. Our consultants are experts in their practice areas, which include CRM, Direct / Database Marketing and Customer Sciences / Advanced Analytics.

The Relationship Marketing and Decision Sciences Practice Group places top performing candidates, from mid-level managers to C-level executives, with companies spanning from entrepreneurial start-ups to Fortune 500’s. Some of the business areas in which these candidates specialize include the following: Statistical Modeling, Advanced Analytics, Web Analytics, Digital Analytics, Customer Analytics, and Campaign Management.

When you partner with BrainWorks you will receive industry expertise coupled with quality, speed and results guaranteeing a great hire. We look forward to having the opportunity to work with you

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