Thesys Technologies

C++ Developer (Senior/Lead)

Thesys Technologies - full time

New York, NY and Charleston, SC, USA

28 Jun 2017

Thesys Technologies

Thesys CAT, a subsidiary of Thesys Technologies, has been chosen by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to build and operate one of the largest trading databases ever created; Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT).

The CAT is a comprehensive audit trail that will track orders throughout their lifecycle and identify the broker-dealers handling them, thus allowing regulators to more efficiently and accurately track activity in Eligible Securities throughout the U.S. markets. When complete, the CAT will be the world’s largest data repository for securities transactions tracking approximately 58 billion records of orders, executions, and quote life-cycles for equities and options markets on a daily basis.

Given the breadth of our ambitions, the technology work we provide is highly diversified, cutting-edge, challenging, and extremely broad in terms of the exposure it generates for employees. In other words, there is a lot that you get to see and do, depending on how much you can handle. CAT is an opportunity to put your name on something that has never been done before.

We are looking for a self-motivated contributors who are passionate about supporting and building high-quality tools.


  • Strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming in C++
  • Brilliant problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Linux

Knowledge of any other development language, including Java, Python, or Perl and shell scripts (a plus)

Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work in close knit teams in fast paced, high pressure environments

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