Senior Software Engineer
Interactive Data - Hayward, CA

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Job Descriptions:
Interactive Data Corporation is a trusted leader in financial information. Thousands of financial institutions and active traders, as well as hundreds of software and service providers, subscribe to our fixed income evaluations, real-time market data, fixed income analytics, desktop solutions and web-based solutions. Interactive Data delivers a comprehensive set of products and services designed to meet the needs of the front, middle and back offices at some of the largest and most well-known institutions around the world. These clients trust Interactive Data to provide a wide range of global reference data and listed markets pricing, ultra-low latency data and trading infrastructure services to facilitate electronic trading and sophisticated analytical tools for investment managers including our eSignal Suite of Products . Interactive Data’s offerings can help clients around the world with mission-critical functions, including portfolio valuation, regulatory compliance, risk management, electronic trading and wealth management. Headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts Interactive Data has more than 2,500 employees in offices worldwide.

Interactive Data has an immediate opening for world class Senior Software Engineer to join a technology team that builds software interacting with major exchanges around the globe! In this role, you will write and tune software for class-leading performance, design and implement improvements to live market data systems, and monitor and analyze the performance of the system.


Perform real-time and multi-threaded programming in support of company’s online products, with emphasis on researching, creating and maintaining high-performance, object-oriented, light-weight and highly efficient commercial enterprise applications (Linux, C++).

Be responsible for all phases of software development, including analyses and generation of system and component requirements, schedules, design, implementation, integration, unit and acceptance testing of new and enhanced applications and features.

Work with a team of highly skilled software developers in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment.

Required Experience:
Qualifications and Required Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related degree, or equivalent work experience

7+ years of professional C++ programming experience, including server side, multi-threaded programming for high-performance real-time applications

Exceptional programming skills, a penchant for collaboration, and an interest in working on high-performance, mission-critical systems.

Solid experience with C/C++ in linux environment

experience working with large-scale multi-threaded, realtime systems

Keen eye for writing latency sensitive code, and solid understanding of hardware architecture, algorithms, data structures, high performance software, and cutting edge IPC mechanisms.

Effectively work under strict deadlines, and be a team player with good people skills.

Experience with Linux g++, multi-threading, TCP / IP

Experience with real-time application engineering, debugging, performance analysis and tuning

Experience developing 24 x 7-available, mission-critical server applications that run in an operations center

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong problem-solving skills

Ability to be independent and highly self-motivated

Ability to set and achieve goals, requiring minimal supervision


Experience writing or maintaining applications that handle securities exchange feed data (SIAC, NYSE Euronext, NASDAQ OMX, CME, ARCA, Eurex, LME etc.)

Familiarity with applications that handle various securities types (equities, options, futures, fixed income)

Experience with Java programming (server-side / high-performance).

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Equal Opportunity Employer

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Keyword: software, engineer, developer, c++, c, linux, g++, TCP/IP, Java
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