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Job TitleSenior C Engineer
Business Stream:PICO

Pico is a rapidly expanding Fintech company that offers innovative, transparent, low-latency market solutions from a portfolio of best-in-class products coupled with an agile and expert service delivery platform.  We help our clients to efficiently scale their business and quickly access global financial markets. From infrastructure to connectivity, we support our clients through the full trading lifecycle.  We are a global company headquartered in New York, with various international offices including, London, Dublin, Madrid, Krakow, Singapore and Tokyo.

The Role

This is an opportunity to join a world-leading engineering team working on the design and development of new features across Pico’s entire product range. Our Redline Trading Solutions provides ultra-low latency market data and order execution solutions that solve the toughest latency and throughput challenges in today’s equities, options, futures and foreign exchange markets. Our Corvil Analytics technology is used extensively by market participants to understand various aspects of their performance and execution, at both network and business level, in real-time and retrospectively. We are at a tremendously exciting stage with extensive, on-going innovative work and an exciting vision to fulfil.

We need brilliant engineers to help bring this technology into new markets and new deployment models. If you want to work with a team of highly-skilled engineers where learning and innovation are everyday activities; if you want to solve the problems encountered when normalising and analysing the firehose of data in real time – then Pico is what you are looking for.


  • BSc/MSc in a relevant Engineering discipline (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Maths, Physics, etc)
  • A strong proficiency in C development under Linux
  • Knowledge of Financial trading concepts (orders, trades, quotes, etc) and protocols, including FIX.
  • Knowledge of high-performance systems and multi-threaded application development
  • Insatiable appetite for problem-solving and learning about technology
  • Team player - excels in a collaborative environment while using initiative to the team’s benefit
  • Extensive knowledge of computer architectures
  • Focus on writing maintainable code
  • Excellent customer service attitude, communication skills (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to ask for help, take advice, and incorporate constructive feedback
  • Ability to articulate the reasoning behind decisions or trade-offs
  • This role is office-based, minimum expectation is hybrid office/remote work.

Experience/Knowledge of the following is desirable: 

  • Automated testing (unit testing, integration testing)
  • Multiple linux-based development environments, including tools such as gdb and valgrind
  • Python programming
  • Java programming
  • Continuous Integration (Jenkins), including the delivery of CI aligned test automation
  • IP networking
  • Packet capture analysis using tools such as Wireshark