C++ Developer – Software Development/Engineer, Surrey

C++ Developer – Software Development/Engineer

Gold-i is one of the world’s leading software systems integrators to the global retail Forex market.  A multi-award winning company, having been awarded the Queens Award for enterprise innovation, Gold-i is constantly striving for success and to continually disrupt the market with new and exciting products.

As well as offering 24/7 support service, Gold-i support their clients through a suite of software, enabling brokers to reduce their risk via connection to external liquidity through the class leading Gold-i Bridge/Matrix 2.0, post trade and regulatory reporting software through the Gold-i Link and Gold-i RiskDB Pro, and many more exceptional products such as the Gold-i Matrix 1.0/1.1. Gold-i have been able to attract some of the most prestigious brokers across the globe by offering solutions to address key business needs such as reducing trading risks, increasing profitability, increasing customer retention and differentiation.

All Gold-i Software Products are developed at our head office at the Surrey Technology Centre. These are developed using Windows based servers and we are a Microsoft Gold Partner for Software Development. We develop code in a range of languages with the main products being coded in C++ and C#. The products are server based and need to achieve high reliability and low latency to meet the needs of Financial Trading.

Due to continued expansion, a large increase in global client base and a planned expansion in their class leading Matrix product suite, Gold-i are looking for a server side C++ developer to join their Software Development team.

Description of Duties

  • Assist in the delivery of complete end-to-end projects, which includes design, document, implementation and unit testing.
  • Collaborate with the Software Development Team Lead, Development Team and Quality Assurance teams to ensure the operability, usability and robustness of the software, and also to ascertain that it is to the highest quality.

Key Responsibilities

  •  Design and implement new feature sets and enhancements
  •  Resolve reported bugs from QA, Support and Clients in a timely manner
  •  Help document any major changesets
  •  Updating and creating internal and external documentation
  •  Attend project meetings
  •  Coordinate with the Support and QA teams on a regular basis
  •  Assist in the investigation and analysis of support and production issues
  •  Assist in the maintenance and streamlining of current code

Basic training of the financial trading will be provided as well as mentoring from an experienced developer.


  •  2.1 or greater Bachelor’s Degree – preferably in Maths, Science, Computing or Engineering
  •  Knowledge/experience of object-oriented coding languages, C, C++, C#, Python, Java...
  •  Good understanding of software & Microsoft/Windows operating systems
  •  Highly logical problem-solving skills, with the ability to break down a problem
  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Self-starter, team player, flexible, able to adapt to any new environment and work on any project
  •  Organised and meticulous
  •  Possess the ability to multitask
  •  Enjoys and works well under pressure and meet project time scales


  •  Knowledge of C++ STL library
  •  Knowledge of Multithreading and real-time software development
  •  Knowledge of software development lifecycle
  •  Basic understanding of financial trading, or financial markets
  •  Experience/understanding of FIX Protocol messaging

Location; Surrey Technology Business Park, Guildford, Surrey.

Benefits; 25 days holiday, 4% Matching Pension scheme, Annual Bonus, Holiday Trading policy, Sick pay, Childcare vouchers, Interest free loan for Season Tickets, free parking.