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Senior Software Engineer, C++

Kronos Research

Warsaw, Poland

Posted about 1 year ago

We risk firm capital to pursue new ideas and profit opportunities with conviction

Tech stack

  • C++

Kronos Research is a technology and science-driven quantitative trading firm. Driven by our core values, we risk firm capital to pursue new ideas and profit opportunities with conviction and as such, we have been at the forefront of technology and research, quickly dominating newer markets such as applying HFT to cryptocurrency markets globally. We have reached milestones of trading more than $20 Billion USD in a single day alone and more than $ 5 Billion USD of average daily volume.

As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will be part of a dynamic team that works on pushing the boundaries of our state-of-the-art high-frequency trading platform. You will work on software that interacts with exchanges globally and gain a deep understanding of how information flows across the financial systems. This is a highly selective opportunity for talented individuals that are looking to join a leading team in a fast growing quantitative trading industry.


  • Lead design and development of our core libraries that support high-frequency trading strategies
  • Work on optimizing performance and expanding the reach of our trading platform that collects data from and sends orders to exchanges around the world
  • Leverage advanced algorithms and data structures to improve the speed and accuracy of our tick by tick backtesting research platform
  • Create tools to deploy, monitor and analyze our production processes crucial to the firm’s success
  • Interact directly with traders to communicate technology changes, manage incidents and troubleshoot problems
  • Contribute to technical discussions, code reviews and internal sharing


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of strong Object-Oriented programming experience using C++ in a linux environment
  • Strong understanding of computer systems, multithreading, networks, and performance optimization
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience developing low latency systems a plus
  • Strong written communication skills and intermediate English skills
  • Passion and curiosity for quant trading and cryptocurrency markets



Contract type

Full time

Visa sponsorship

Not provided

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible Working

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