Experienced Software Engineer

As a software engineer at Qmulus, you’ll have the exciting opportunity to architect and develop our trading infrastructure from the ground up. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who can take full ownership of our codebase, design and implement robust production infrastructure, and enhance our development lifecycle. You will collaborate closely with our quant researchers and traders to deploy innovative trading strategies.

What you’ll do

  • System Architecture: Design and develop the architecture for our trading systems, ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Codebase Management: Take ownership of our existing codebase, continuously improving and optimizing it.
  • Infrastructure Design: Build and maintain production infrastructure to support our trading operations.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with quant researchers and traders to translate their strategies into efficient, executable code.
  • Development Lifecycle Enhancement: Enhance the software development lifecycle, implementing best practices for code quality, testing, and deployment.
  • System Support and Maintenance: Provide ongoing support and maintenance for our trading systems and tools, ensuring minimal downtime and quick issue resolution.

What you’ll need

  • Education: An academic degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Financial Markets Affinity: A strong interest in and understanding of financial markets.
  • Programming Skills: Expertise in Python; experience with C++ is a valuable addition.
  • Trading Systems Experience: Prior experience with trading systems is essential.
  • Database Knowledge: Experience with both relational and non-relational databases, backtesting frameworks, and financial data is a plus.
  • Best Practices: Knowledge of software design and development best practices.
  • Operating Systems: Comfortable working with the Linux operating system.
  • Team Player: An entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Flexibility: The ability to work at least some days during US hours.


  • Competitive Salary: Base salary ranging from €80K to €130K, depending on experience.
  • Performance Bonus: A performance-related bonus to reward your hard work and success.
  • Ownership and Impact: The opportunity to take responsibility for the codebase of an emerging trading firm, with your work having a direct impact on the company’s success.
  • Tools and Equipment: Provision of a laptop and an allowance for a work phone.
  • Travel Reimbursement: Full reimbursement of travel expenses.
  • Pension Scheme: A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • Investment Opportunities: Potential to invest in in-house trading strategies.
  • Work-Life Balance: A supportive environment that values a healthy work-life balance.
  • Charity Support: Qmulus actively supports the charity organization Cirrus Foundation.
  • Social Activities: Regular social events, including lunches, dinners, and drinks.

How to apply?

If you are a dedicated and experiences software engineer looking to take your career to the next level, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are a great fit for this role at Qmulus through the form below.

Join Qmulus and be a part of a company that is shaping the future of investment strategies. Your expertise and insights will drive our success and help our clients achieve their financial goals.

Note to recruiters: Please do not contact us. We currently do not recruit through external mediation.

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