Software Engineer (C++)

South Korea
Presto Labs – Presto Labs /
Full-time /

Presto Labs ( is a quantitative trading firm, established in Singapore back in 2014. We build automated trading systems fueled by data-driven quantitative analysis to achieve stable and sustainable investment returns. Our engineering teams do what humans do best – create algorithmic decision processes in order to achieve what no human trader ever could in today’s fast-changing, unbelievably complex financial world.

As a Software Engineer (C++) at Presto
You will develop and improve the automated trading system. To generate trading signals, our quantitative trading strategies constantly analyze various financial data ranging from the low-level market microstructure data to macroeconomic news. The automated trading system accurately executes our trades in a low-latency environment. You will work with the world’s top-class engineers and quantitative researchers at Presto Labs and experience a lot of cutting-edge technologies.


    • Develop and maintain an in-house automated trading system
    • Work on large-scale data analysis
    • Build and optimize tools to process financial data for quantitative research


    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or other equivalent practical experience.
    • Strong programming skills in C++ and Python.
    • Experience with financial data in a trading, financial, or high-stakes production environment.
    • Strong experience in Linux shell environments and AWS/Aliyun environments. 
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills, capable of engaging effectively with trading teams and senior management. 


    • Experience in quantitative analysis and algorithms.
    • A good understanding of financial markets, trading strategies, and risk management concepts.
    • Excellent problem-solving abilities and a detail-oriented mindset.

What We Offer

    • A cutting-edge technological environment within the financial trading sector.
    • Opportunities to work alongside experienced software engineers and financial professionals. 
    • A supportive and dynamic work culture that values innovation and teamwork. 
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package with meal allowance, reflective of the high value we place on our employees.

Hiring process

    • Coding test (Hacker Rank) 
    • 1st technical interview 
    • 2nd technical interview 
    • Final round interview