C++ Developer/Software Development Engineer

FD Technologies plc is a global leader in consulting, business services and technology. We are the home for diverse thinkers and innovators. We know that our people are vital to our success and we are proud of the diverse and vibrant team we have built across the globe. We are committed to hiring top talent, creating an environment where they can thrive, and recognizing and rewarding their dedication as they progress within the company.


To meet the growing demand for our technology and services, we are currently growing our Client-Based Team.

You will be joining FD Technologies plc development team distributed between New York, London & Newry. You will also be supported by a team of First Derivative Business Analysts and QA Engineers. You will be involved in development of core server-side functionality and optimisations. The role does not involve deployment or support of the application.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of new products and enhancement of existing products
  • Ensuring the code is tested thoroughly
  • Reliability of code is paramount, our developers have their code rolled into production regularly throughout the year



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • In-depth knowledge in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems in an agile environment that have been successfully delivered to customers.
  • Experience in architecture/design of complex software systems in large scale.
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams and senior management, to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C++, Java, C#



This role is based in New York.

Working for FD:

At FD, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.
We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.

Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive Health Care Package
  • Pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual leave increasing with service
  • Group Life Protection Benefit
  • Training opportunities
  • FD Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar


Who are we?

FD Technologies plc (FD) is a leading software and services company, with world-leading intellectual property in ultra-high-performance analytics (KX) across industries, and extensive domain expertise and capabilities in capital markets systems and technology (managed services and consulting).


KX technology is designed to capture and analyze data to make real-time decisions in a world where data volumes generated by markets and machines are increasing exponentially, and existing technologies fail due to technological or commercial limitations.
KX is widely adopted throughout the financial industry and is poised for accelerated growth across high-tech manufacturing, automotive, oil and gas, utilities, and telecommunications.

First Derivative

First Derivative provides a range of managed services and consulting worldwide to its clients in the capital markets sector, including many of the world’s leading banks, focused on supporting mission-critical systems as well as helping them to achieve and maintain regulatory compliance.

If you meet these requirements and would like to apply for this role.