Careers

WE SEEK INTELLIGENT, AMBITIOUS PEOPLE, WHO ARE WILLING TO WORK HARD AND SMART IN ORDER TO BE VERY SUCCESSFUL IN A HIGHLY COMPETITIVE FIELD.
WE’RE SELECTIVE RECRUITERS
Purpur Capital does not recruit often due to its boutique nature. In general, we seek people who want a long term role in a successful entrepreneurial firm that has little to no turnover each year.We invite you to take advantage of the growing number of opportunities at Purpur Capital for creative contribution, personal enrichment,and professional success.

Recruitment

Responsibilities/Expectations:

• Implementing software for low latency trading.

• Designing in-memory database-based, event-driven and message-oriented middleware and internal APIs to CTP or FEMAS platforms.

• Integrating external protocols and APIs with our infrastructure. 

• Identifying and managing performance bottlenecks.

• Developing tools (e.g. numerical libraries, GUIs) to improve research productivity.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Ph.D. or M.S. background in computer science, physics,mathematics, or a related engineering discipline.

• Proficiency with c/c++ in a unix/linux environment, 5+years of hands-on programming experience.

• Experience with low-level optimization (e.g. memory hierarchy, instruction set architectures, lock-free algorithms, bus overheads, profiling) and multi-core parallelism.

• Knowledge of operating system internals (e.g. network stack, timers, scheduling, interrupt handling, virtual memory, file systems)and kernel source.

• Elegant coding style and good taste in API design.