Our Core team develops connectivity software for low latency communication with derivatives exchanges all over the world, as well as real-time position and risk limit monitoring. The team’s expertise is also relied upon by other C++ development groups to produce high-quality libraries and frameworks for their application development. We have a high degree of freedom and responsibility to produce technologically advanced solutions to demanding real-world problems.

From joining, you will have ownership on a diverse set of projects that have a direct impact on trading performance. You will work closely with highly skilled colleagues who share your enthusiasm and deep knowledge of C++, Linux and network protocols, and share your hunger to learn more.

Maven's code base is in C++ 20 and we have a modern stack throughout, making extensive use of template and meta programming, Python, FPGA and Julia.



  • An experienced Modern C++ developer (C++17/20), with minimum 5 years experience and proficiency with C++ templates.

  • A developer, who designs code to push every performance boundary.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to solve new and unfamiliar problems quickly and creatively.



  • Knowledge of multiple exchanges.

  • Ultra low latency design.

  • Template metaprogramming.

  • Network programming experience.

  • Python.



  • A great engineering environment whereby technology is key to our success and a C++20 code base.

  • The upside of start-up without the associated risks.

  • Great friendly, informal and highly rewarding culture.

  • Informal dress code, loads of social events, etc.

  • Fast growing global firm with plenty of opportunities where you will have significant impact.


Maven is a proprietary trading organisation formed in 2011. We employ the most talented traders, developers and engineers in the market, executing a diverse range of strategies across global equities and derivatives. Maven has a culture that is relaxed and informal but highly rewarding of strong performance; there's no dress code, plenty of free food and regular social events. We have offices in London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Sydney, New York and will be opening offices soon in Sydney and Chicago as part of our plans to expand our coverage of global markets.

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