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Reference ID R81033 Updated 20/09/2022 Employment Type null Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country United Kingdom Work Location (City) London

The Role

Where you fit in (If applicable)

Senior Software Engineer in the Exchange Connectivity team will be primarily focused on building out Order Routing and Market Data FIX/binary Application Programming Interface (API) adapters for Intercontinental exchange (ICE) and CME exchanges.

What’s the role?

As part of a development (scrum) team, the developer will be collaborating with other Developers, Product Owners, Architects, UX and QA staff to realize elements or subsystems to meet the requirement. The developer will take part in highly collaborative sessions where a requirement is analysed and broken down into a set of tasks that will need to be accomplished and addressed incrementally in a series of development iterations or sprints.

What we need from you

The developer is expected to apply state-of-the art, object-oriented coding practices where every unit is covered by a unit test. The developer will offer his work for review and will also review the work of colleagues. The developer will use appropriate IT tooling to manage his or her work daily.

The developer will participate in software modeling sessions, together with Solution Architects and Subject-Matter Experts to analyze the business domain aspects of the end-solution and discover the work that needs to be done in each of the architecture components or tiers.

  • Substantial experience in modern C++ development, version 11 or higher.
  • Knowledge of Limit Order Book, exchange connectivity (FIX, MDP), and order management paradigms.
  • Experience with impact (FIX) and iLink3 (binary) order routing and market data APIs.
  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures, and the ability to optimize code for performance.
  • Familiarity with common software engineering design patterns.
  • Experience developing multithreaded applications.
  • Familiarity with using a Linux/UNIX terminal and shell scripting
  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related discipline, with 2:1 or equivalent mark

Company Description

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then, we have grown into a leading innovative Oil & Energy company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit, and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Shell/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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