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  • Java Software Engineer

    Leading Multi-Strategy IM

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £80,000 – 130,000 base + bonus

    Job description:

    Client

    Fabulous opportunity for a tech-savvy Java engineer to join a global multi-strategy fund (focus on Fixed Income) in their central London office. Not your average hedge fund, they have built their own core infrastructure platform that allows its traders to pursue unique investment strategies, consistently delivering high quality returns independent of the general market.

    They’ve got a fantastic name in the industry with good reason; paying strong salaries on both base and bonus, and a good tech culture, which is both collegial and dynamic.

    Role

    Working closely with other fixed income & commodities teams (research, trading, middle office), you’ll be developing and enhancing the in-house distributed pricing platform. Other work will involve building a new analytics library, using the latest integration tech to incorporate it into the existing system.

    It is progressive and fast-paced, with outstanding career growth and development.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Substantial Java skills, ideally with some C++ experience too
    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related) from a top-tier university
    • Sound analytical and mathematical skills (design patterns, algorithms, data structures), plus interest in and exposure to quantitative finance
    • Good knowledge of working in a Linux environment and working with source controls, such as Git / SVN
    • Bonus points for experience with cross-asset pricing and risk systems

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Generous benefits package
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  • Python Software Engineer

    Leading Multi-Strategy IM

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £80,000 – 130,000 base + bonus

    Job description:

    Client

    Fabulous opportunity for a tech-savvy Python engineer to join a global multi-strategy fund (focus on Fixed Income) in their central London office. Not your average hedge fund, they have built their own core infrastructure platform that allows its traders to pursue unique investment strategies, consistently delivering high quality returns independent of the general market.

    They’ve got a fantastic name in the industry with good reason; paying strong salaries on both base and bonus, and a good tech culture, which is both collegial and dynamic.

    Role

    Working closely with other fixed income & commodities teams (research, trading, middle office), you’ll be developing and enhancing the in-house distributed pricing platform. Other work will involve building a new analytics library, using the latest integration tech to incorporate it into the existing system.

    It is progressive and fast-paced, with outstanding career growth and development.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Substantial Python skills, ideally with some C++ experience too
    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related) from a top-tier university
    • Sound analytical and mathematical skills (design patterns, algorithms, data structures), plus interest in and exposure to quantitative finance
    • Good knowledge of working in a Linux environment and working with source controls, such as Git / SVN
    • Bonus points for experience with cross-asset pricing and risk systems

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Generous benefits package
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  • Low-Latency C++ Developer

    Leading Quant-Driven Market-Maker

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: up to £150k + bonus

    Summary

    Not your standard financial services provider, this firm prides itself on its flat hierarchy, avoiding bureaucracy whilst rewarding people on merit and excellence. Specialists within electronic market-making in FX, equity, fixed income and commodity markets, they have one of the best names in the industry.

    Based in London/Sydney/Amsterdam, they are looking to expand their low-latency team with a developer well-versed in modern C++ (C++11 onwards). They design, build and maintain the entire software stack and everything they build is used in-house, trading over 175 billion dollars worth of assets every day.

    Requirements

    • Strong knowledge of C++11 onwards (they have a completely post-2011 codebase)
    • Sound understanding of what happens inside a computer when your code is running, e.g. caching, paging & system calls, how these work and why. (Knowledge of execution pipeline in a modern CPU is a bonus.)
    • Good proficiency in mathematics, especially being comfortable with calculus and matrices (as much of the work involves designing and implementing numerical algorithms)
    • Familiarity with common algorithms and data structures and their performance trade-offs
    • Practical experience designing and implementing complex software systems is a plus.
    • Experience with Linux and/or Python is a plus, but by no means a necessity.
    • Financial experience is not required

    Benefits

    • Significant compensation package – you are making a direct impact on the PnL
    • Collaborative and friendly environment with highly engaged colleagues
    • Culture of trust, innovation and scientific rigour
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  • Java Developer – London

    Quant / Systematic Trading

    London

    New Listing

    This role is within an investment management firm specialising in quantitative and systematic trading. Small, agile firm with 60 members in their HQ in London. This asset manager provides quantitative investment strategies to external investors.

    Salary: Up to £100k base + strong bonuses

    Requirements:

    • Strong developers with good Java, Linux command line and SQL database skills. Proven ability to deliver well tested, quality software
    • Willingness and ability to quickly learn new languages and technologies
    • Interest in trading and execution, a capacity to take on a variety of work
    • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to adapt to a constantly changing financial environment
    • Experience in one other OO language (C++, C# or Python)
    • Knowledge of trading systems and/or FIX protocol also an advantage, but not a requirement

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary
    • Annual discretionary bonus
    • Competitive pension contribution
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  • Low Level C/C++ Engineer – London

    Algorithmic Trading

    London

    New Listing

    This algorithmic trading firm brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. Their researchers are at the forefront of innovation and the start-up feel of the company creates a very relaxed but technically challenged environment.

    They have built one of the world’s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development and their distributed system is on the Pareto frontier of latency and throughput. You’ll do machine learning over huge datasets in a massive compute cluster. You’ll develop deep knowledge of C++, OS internals, CPU architecture, and networking hardware and protocol.

    Salary: Up to £150k base + strong bonuses

    Requirements:

    • Excellent design, debugging and problem-solving skills
    • Strong experience in either C or C++ and a brilliant grasp of computer science fundamentals (algorithms, data structures, etc.)
    • Knowledge of UNIX operating systems (they use Linux), system/processor performance, and network communication

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary
    • Annual discretionary bonus
    • Competitive pension contribution
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C# Developer – London

    C# | .NET | SQL | Hedge Fund | Asset Management

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    An industry-leading quant / systematic trading asset manager are looking for a C# focussed software developer to join an agile, London-based engineering team. The successful C# developer will be working very close to the business, alongside traders, risk analysts and quants in London. Their tech stack includes C#, .NET, Azure and Kubernetes.

    Requirements:

    • STEM degree or relevant industry experience
    • Commercial experience working with C# and SQL in a software engineering role
    • Current stack includes: C# / .NET, MSSQL, RabbitMQ, Redis, Winforms, Azure, Kubernetes, Python

    Benefits:

    • Highly competitive salary and hedge fund-style bonus structure in London
    • Cutting-edge software and data focussed technologies
    • Agile engineering team in central London
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • UI Engineer – London

    Crypto Fintech

    London

    New Listing

    This is a great opportunity to for a UI engineer to join a growing team in a fast-paced, flat-structured organization that are responsible for developing industry-leading products from design to production. As a key member of the engineering team, you’ll have a strong influence on the strategy of the products by helping to define product features, system architecture and by driving forward best practices to ensure the highest possible quality.

    Therefore outstanding communication and team-working skills are key requirements.

    Responsibilities

    • As a UI engineer you will use technical leadership to mentor and improve more junior members of the team.
    • Create sub-tasks and use your own design, coding and testing all the way through each deployment when completing these sub-tasks.
    • Use your experience to find the best solution to not only fix problems, but also to find the source of the problem and take the necessary steps to avoid it becoming a recurring issue.

    Requirements

    • A strong Computer Science degree from an elite university (Russell Group or EU/international equivalent)
    • The ability to coordinate across several stakeholder groups (Engineering, Operations, Marketing, HR, etc.)
    • Experience with React.JS
    • Experience in agile environment following TDD & BDD
    • You’re driven to learn new technologies

    Benefits

    • Free snacks and drinks in the office
    • Healthcare coverage
    • Strong PTO/family leave allowance
    • Strong compensation packages
    • Great London office
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  • AWS Cloud Engineer – Cambridge

    Health-Tech Start-Up

    Cambridge

    New Listing

    Exciting start-up are looking for a driven, ambitious and energetic Cloud Engineer who is able to work closely with the existing systems and team to help grow the business. This’ll be by working on their AWS architecture and continuing to maintain and build their systems.

    If you’re someone who likes to create secure and highly scalable cloud systems, this would be a great opportunity to consider.

    Core Responsibilities

    • Creating CI/CD Pipelines
    • Creating systems within their AWS environment using terraform
    • Maintaining correct approaches to code Management
    • Developing new machine learning pipelines

    Requirements

    • Experience within cloud infrastructure, through deploying and maintaining AWS.
    • Vast experience scripting and programming Python.
    • Hands on experience with Windows servers and Linux.
    • Experience with Terraform using infrastructure-as-code systems.
    • Strong Computer Science degree from a top tier university.

    Benefits

    • Good compensation package
    • Strong company benefits
    • Pension
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Developer – London

    Algorithmic Trading

    London

    New Listing

    Algorithmic traders based in London are looking for bright programmers who love to code, enjoy being challenged and who like to see hard work rewarded. Coders are integral to their success and because your code ‘is’ their business they ensure that their core development team have the best tools to work with. You’ll be surrounded by some of the best developers in the industry who hone their skills every day to make sure this algo traders stay at the top of their game.

    Requirements

    • Excellent design, problem-solving and debugging skills
    • Experience using C++
    • Knowledge of Unix operating systems
    • Strong Computer Science degree from a top tier university

    Preferred

    • The ability to work both independently and in a team
    • The ability to analyse and fix any problems quickly and efficiently
    • The ability to look at code, figure out how it works and figure out how to make it better

    Benefits

    • Very strong compensation
    • Flat company structure & transparent culture
    • Casual office
    • Strong pension
    • Employee insurance
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Developer – London

    Investment Management Firm

    London

    New Listing

    Technology and data-driven firm are looking for a Full Stack Developer to join their ranks. They design and build their own systems, from high-performance trading platforms to data analysis farms. They have an expertise in trading, technology and operations and credit their continuous success to their rigorous scientific research.

    Responsibilities

    • Take part in all phases of the development process – from working with stakeholders to define their requirements all the way through designing, implementing, testing and releasing to production.
    • Build tools to configure and deploy applications
    • Facilitate historical and real-time data, allowing researchers to explore large amounts of data
    • Build web applications and microservices within the in-house trading and research technology stack

    Requirements

    • Strong Computer Science degree or related subject from a top tier university
    • 3+ years’ professional development experience
    • Skilled in React JS
    • Experience building web application back-ends
    • Experience developing under Linux – including bash scripting

    Desired

    • Proficiency with Python
    • Experience with large data sets
    • Knowledge of financial markets

    Benefits

    • Great compensation
    • Strong bonuses
    • Health insurance
    • Central London office
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Kubernetes Software Engineer – London

    K8s, Golang, Docker, Cloud, Agile

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A cloud-tech start-up are looking for a software engineer with Kubernetes and cloud-tech experience to join their core agile team in London. The successful Kubernetes engineer will be building open-source containers tools and frameworks, and will be working with K8s, Go and other cloud native technologies in a distributed, agile team (London HQ).

    Requirements:

    • Engineering background within agile teams
    • Kubernetes experience – standalone and with GCP/AWS/Azure, etc.
    • Experience with, or interest in using Golang
    • DevOps mindset

    Benefits:

    • Build open-source software in a commercial environment
    • Gain commercial experience with Kubernetes engineering and Go
    • Remote or London-based working, flexi-working, strong work/life balance
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java Developer

    Fintech Start-Up

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A cutting-edge fintech start-up are utilising Kotlin to create a complex distributed ledger platform and services for the financial technology industry. Looking for core Java / JVM-based developers to join a growing global team, this start-up are making waves within their industry, creating groundbreaking technology from a London-based, agile team.

    Requirements:

    • Strong computer science fundamental knowledge
    • Core Java development experience (multithreading, distributed systems are a plus)
    • Interest in functional programming on the JVM (no Kotlin experience needed)

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Competitive salary, benefits, etc.
    • Highly agile, London-based team
    • Gain commercial experience functional programming for a fintech start-up
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Low-Latency C++ Engineer

    Quant Trading Tech Firm

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A bleeding-edge systematic quant trading technology firm is looking for a low-latency C++ engineer to join the London-based trading optimisation team. Utilising C++17 to optimise live trading execution speeds on real-time trading platforms, the successful C++ developer will be working in a small, highly agile team on front office technology in London.

    Requirements:

    • MSc/BSc Computer Science or other STEM subject
    • Commercial experience of good software architecture, data structures and algorithms
    • Low-latency engineering experience in C++, C# or Java

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and top buy-side bonus structure in London
    • Cutting-edge agile technology environment
    • Dress-down London office and great work-life balance
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Front-End Engineer

    ML / AI Tech Start-Up

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A bleeding-edge challenger bank, disrupting the b2b financial tech industry, is looking for a Front-End / Javascript Engineer to join a growing, agile team of engineers, designers and machine learning specialists in London. You’ll work directly with the product team to build beautiful and functional front-ends for cloud-based applications that millions of end users will fall in love with. The tech revolves around the latest React.js, with the back-end written in Python and deploying to AWS with Docker and Terraform.

    Requirements:

    • BSc/MSc Computer Science or other STEM subject, or relevant commercial experience detailing fundamental knowledge of computer science principles
    • Development experience with vanilla Javascript and modern frameworks (React.js / Angular / Vue), along with a keen eye for detail and UX/UI design
    • Understanding and appreciation for the back-end is a must; you’ll be working closely with back-end and full stack engineers

    Benefits:

    • Highly competitive salary and benefits package in central London
    • Work closely with AI/ML engineers on bleeding-edge software products
    • Meritocratic, agile environment
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  • Software Developer (Core)

    Award-Winning Software Start-Up

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    Awarded Product of the Year by Cambridge University in 2017, this exciting London-based software start-up is looking for strong software developers to join their engineering team in London. Launched in 2015, they have developed a distributed knowledge graph – a logical database organising large, complex networks of data as one body of knowledge – used by industries as diverse as robotics disaster recovery and financial analytics.

    The successful candidate will cover all aspects of software engineering: programming, architecture, build and release, PRs & code reviews, etc. They build with open-source and distributed tech stacks including: Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra and Kubernetes, while the main back-end is Java with some Python and node.js.

    Requirements:

    • BSc Computer Science or Software Engineering
    • 3+ years’ commercial experience
    • Solid programming experience in OOP languages
    • Proven experience in back-end systems with multithreading and parallel programming
    • Experience in distributed systems and cloud environments

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Competitive salary + benefits + stock
    • Talented, collaborative and ambitious team
    • Flexible working hours, and fully stocked kitchen
    • Open-source cutting-edge technology
    • Visa sponsorship, and relocation support
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Back-End Engineer

    World-Leading AI Start-Up

    London

    New Listing

    Summary

    My client is a high-growth B2B SaaS start-up that’s teaching computers to understand the real world. They use leading data-capture technology, including drones, to create ‘digital twins’ of real-world locations.

    Having secured $4.5m in seed funding in 2018, they’re looking to expand their London-based engineering team. Their platform has helped more than 20 large enterprise clients create £3.5bn+ in infrastructure builds already.

    They’re looking for a Senior Back-End Engineer to work within a world-leading team of innovators and technologists, using a Go/Python/MEAN tech stack, to architect the platform infrastructure that turns 2D and 3D spatial data into visual experiences.

    The ideal candidate will have experience using MEAN tech stack with 3D web technologies such as WebGL and Three.JS, and deep knowledge of API designs, microservices, IoT analytics and improving testing frameworks.

    Requirements

    • Degree in Computer Science (or similar) from a top tier university
    • 7+ years’ experience as either a Back-End or Full Stack Developer building RESTful APIs, providing commercial solutions
    • Deep knowledge of scalable systems and cloud architectures (preferably AWS)
    • Strong experience with Go and at least another language, ideally Typescript
    • In-depth knowledge of relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL databases / indexing systems (e.g. MongoDB, Elastic, InfluxDB), and their scalability characteristics

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary package
    • Exciting time to work at an early-stage start-up that is already profitable
    • Unlimited holiday and ongoing career development/training
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  • Quant Developer

    Market-Leading Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Summary

    Quant Developer wanted for leading investment firm to join their fast-paced, dynamic engineering team. This role will give you the opportunity to design, build and optimize a diverse trading platform. You will be working closely with the researchers and live traders to develop the core-trading infrastructure.

    They are looking for a strong, analytical problem-solver, with deep knowledge of low-level optimization, an interest in algorithmic trading, data analysis/design, risk management and application development. The successful Quant Developer is expected to take real ownership of projects – from inception through to deployment; designing and developing high-performance C++ components used by trading applications.

    Requirements

    • 4 years’ programming experience with strong OOP, scientific programming skills and fluency in C, C++
    • Scientific and scripting languages (e.g. Python, R // Linux, shell)
    • Knowledge in statistics, probability and linear algebra
    • Experience with numerical analysis (e.g. regression, optimization) and ML is a big plus
    • BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related computer engineering or science subject. MS degree would be ideal.

    Benefits

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Flexible working encouraged and regular socials
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  • Software Engineer (Risk)

    Multi-Asset Trading Firm

    London

    New Listing

    Summary

    A leading prop shop with a global presence (US, UK, Asia), my client is extremely tech-driven and invests heavily in its engineering teams. Developers here are truly world-class.

    They are seeking a talented, well-rounded software engineer to design, develop and maintain applications and tools used to govern trading desks’ adherence to risk parameters. Based in London, you will be working on greenfield development as well as legacy code, and you will be comfortable coding in both functional and OO languages across multiple platforms.

    Requirements

    • Degree in Computer Science (or similar) from a top tier university
    • Familiarity with more than one of the following: Elixir, Elm, Erlang, Haskell, Scala, Julia, Clojure
    • Experience in one or more of the following: Ruby, Javascript, Python
    • Strong C / C++ / C# skills
    • Active interest in software craftsmanship with desire to learn new programming languages
    • Outstanding communication skills
    • Finance industry experience is beneficial, but by no means essential

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary package
    • Have an impact in shaping a business where you can grow, learn and solve a variety of technical challenges
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Scala Developer

    Cutting-Edge VC-Backed Start-Up

    London

    New Listing

    Summary

    My client’s mission is to connect and enable all members of a company’s staff whether they are field- or office-based using their beautifully designed super-app. Having raised over $6m in funding, they’re looking to expand their London engineering team.

    Joining a team of self-starters from a range of industries and backgrounds, you will design and implement the future of the secure core messaging platform. The successful Scala Developer will write clean, self-documented, tested, maintainable code that is easy to read and modify. You will also be responsible for bug-fixing and improving application performance.

    The ideal candidate is empathetic, excited about writing clear, elegant code and quick to pick up new concepts.

    Requirements

    • Exceptional knowledge of Scala
    • Demonstrable experience with globally distributed, scalable systems
    • Led technical design for large features
    • Deep understanding of different transport protocols, such as RESTful concepts and web sockets
    • Experience with any of the following would be advantageous: Akka, Kafka, ElasticSearch, AWS, Docker, Graph Databases, and stream processing

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary package, including equity
    • Have an impact in shaping a business where you can grow, learn and solve a variety of technical challenges
    • Incredible benefits package, including private healthcare, bi-weekly team lunches, monthly massages & yearly team breaks
    • Supportive environment with super smart people in central London
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer

    Systematic Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Company:

    This hedge fund, with a cool start-up vibe, is the next big thing in systematic trading. Using the best technology and tools in the market, they are developing proprietary trading strategies, technology and algorithms to make tens of thousands of trades per second.

    With technology being so central to the success of this company, relying heavily on the ultra-low latency of trades and high performance code, this hedge fund proudly brands itself as 97% tech-driven and ‘more like a software house’ than a bank. Working with a range of technologies – C++/Java/C# – they will consider any OO.

    Position:

    An opportunity exists for several strong developers to join the EU development team based in London. With experience developing in OO languages [C++ or Java or C#] you will work on one of the core trading systems. While you need NO financial knowledge, you should be willing to learn.

    The role is business facing; working with the traders to implement new ideas and further enhance the in-house developed trading applications whilst maintaining scalability.

    Your key responsibilities will be to produce the best trading tools in London. Finding new techniques on how to improve trading algorithms and systems as well as improving performance on the current system will be crucial.

    Requirements:

    • Excellent OO knowledge [C++ / Java / C#]
    • Degree (or relevant qualification) – preferably Computer Science or numerate subject
    • Desire and ability to learn more, particularly about financial markets
    • Pragmatic, open-minded and eager to learn from others
    • Commercially aware, priorities in business context
    • Strong team-oriented attitude with natural inclination to share and collaborate

    Helpful:

    • Understanding and experience developing mission-critical, performance-sensitive, real-time systems
    • Experienced in multi-threaded and preferably network software development
    • Cross-platform development (Windows and Linux)
    • Thorough understanding of software development methodologies – especially Scrum/Agile methods
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Prior financial markets experience is preferable but not essential

    Benefits:

    • Incredible salary & bonus
    • Informal dress code
    • Daily catering – breakfast, lunch, plus a fully stocked kitchen
    • Chill-out area with pool table, table tennis, TV and Playstation
    • Competitive annual leave
    • Health and life insurance
    • Gym membership
    • Two discretionary performance-related bonuses a year

    Comp:

    Up to £150k + bonus

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Developer

    Global HFT Firm

    London

    New Listing

    Summary

    This leading HFT firm, based in London, has the feel of a small start-up with the benefits of being a more established player. They are developing a next-generation trading platform to store and analyze billions of historical transactions for regulatory/analytical purposes.

    The successful full stack developer will be involved in the design and development of this system, with the added opportunity to learn various aspects of the financial business functions, including risk, regulatory, accounting and compliance. You will also be expected to use or develop skills in custom Python-based data warehouse integration and work directly with business users on requirements gathering and system design.

    If you’re a tech-savvy individual who enjoys the challenge of solving difficult technical problems in a fast-paced, energetic environment, then this is the role for you.

    Requirements

    • 2+ years of Python experience/SQL and non-SQL DBs
    • Sound experience in developing Rest Endpoints
    • Strong experience or desire in developing UIs using ReactJS, Javascript, etc.
    • Previous experience with Linux Shell (all utilities)
    • Experience with any of the following is beneficial: numpy, pandas, matplotlib
    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Computer Science or Information Technology

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Collaborative and rewarding work environment and culture
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary

    Up to £120k + bonus

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Big Data Engineer

    Global HFT Firm

    London

    New Listing

    Summary

    The positive feel of a start-up with the benefits that come with a more established player, this leading HFT firm is looking for engineers passionate about open-source database technology to join their London team.

    You will work on and lead major projects using a mix of technology. These will span database engineering (deploying, scaling or managing database infrastructure) and collaborating with other teams to solve challenging business problems (e.g. Schema design, data architecture planning, technology selection).

    Current projects include: a many hundred-TB data warehouse based on Clickhouse, migration from legacy Sybase environment onto MySQL 8, scaling a small MySQL cluster that returns more than 100GiB/sec of data to thousands of clients.

    If you’re a tech-savvy individual who enjoys the challenge of solving difficult technical problems in a fast-paced, energetic environment, then this is the role for you.

    Requirements

    • Significant experience working with more than one of the following: SQL (MySQL), Postgres, Kafka, Clickhouse, InfluxDB, Prometheus
    • Sound ability to automate using a programming language such as Python, Go, etc.
    • Previous experience with Linux shell
    • Experience managing ETL pipelines and managing petabyte-scale data warehouses is valuable, but not essential

     Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Collaborative and rewarding work environment and culture
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary

    up to £150k + bonus

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  • Python – Trading Systems Developer

    Global HFT Firm

    London

    New Listing

    Summary

    The positive feel of a start-up with the benefits that come with a more established player, this leading HFT firm is looking for a no-nonsense technologist to join one of their quant trading teams. Collaborating extensively with traders and other technologists, you’ll design, build, maintain and test cutting-edge systems.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about coding and automation and able to solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced and energetic environment. You’ll be exposed to interesting and challenging problems involving big data and HPC. Most problems require high-availability, high-throughput and low-latency solutions.

    The trading team see technology as a key component of their continued success and candidates will be exposed to a wide range of technologies.

    Requirements

    • Strong knowledge of Python and Linux
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Self-directed and able to take ownership of projects and responsibilities
    • Experience working with HPC systems and technologies, such as grid clusters, large data processing, etc., a bonus
    • Exposure to C++ (or willingness to learn) is advantageous
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)

     Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Collaborative and rewarding work environment
    • Culture of continuous learning and innovation – get rewarded for your efforts!
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary

    up to £150k + bonus

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Software Developer

    Prop Trading Firm

    London

    New Listing

    Summary

    Join a sophisticated technology team in the London office of a prop trading house that places software development at the centre of business strategy.

    This role is for a senior engineer who is able to take on problems at all levels of the software stack, including low-level code to drive network hardware, super reliable high-performance trading infrastructure and time-saving internal tools. You will be taking ownerships of projects and writing production code from day one.

    Working collaboratively alongside the traders, this is very much a hands-on role with a real impact on improving people’s daily work. The development team enjoys great flexibility when planning roadmaps and deciding which features to implement.

    Requirements

    • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent experience)
    • Expert-level experience programming in C/C++ 11/17, Python
    • Previous finance experience, or other significant hands-on development
    • Linux guru
    • Ability to juggle a lot of priorities and continuously deliver
    • Interest in finance / machine learning / big data and/or robotics are pluses

    Benefits

    • Vibrant, flexible and inspiring work environment with excellent rewards
    • Free food / gym onsite

    Salary

    Up to £180k base + bonus

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  • Senior Systems Engineer

    Leading Fintech

    London

    New Listing

    Salary – Competitive

    Summary

    My client is a leading fintech, which provides web-based portfolio management tools and outsourcing services across all investment management functions, including risk analysis, operations, treasury and regulatory reporting.

    The Role

    • Contribute to maintenance and engineering of the firm’s global desktop and VDI environment.
    • As a senior member of the team, you’ll have the chance to provide technical leadership within the team and assistance in complex projects spanning multiple technologies within a fast-paced environment.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
    • Strong experience with Powershell, VMWare, SCCM.
    • Experience working in financial institutions.
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  • Python – DevOps/High Performance Trading Systems Engineer

    Global Quant Firm

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: up to £150k + bonus

    Summary

    The positive feel of a start-up with the benefits that come with a more established player, this leading quant firm is looking for a dynamic software engineer to join one of their growing quant trading teams. Collaborating extensively with traders and other technologists, you’ll design, write and maintain a complex Python infrastructure.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about development, and keen to learn about automated electronic trading. You will be expected to solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced and energetic environment, with a focus on processes that are robust, scalable and fault-tolerant. Most problems require high-availability, high-throughput and low latency solutions.  

    The trading team see technology as a key component of their continued success and candidates will be exposed to cool, cutting-edge technologies.

    Requirements

    • Solid knowledge of Python and Linux. Some C++ preferable
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, able to make the right engineering decisions to achieve maintainability, extensibility and debuggability
    • Self-directed and able to take ownership of several projects at once
    • Knowledge of SQL, Redis, InfluxDB. is a bonus
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Collaborative and rewarding work environment and culture
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner
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  • Desk-Aligned Quant Dev at Hedge Fund

    Equities

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £250,00 – £400,000 total compensation

    5-10 years’ experience

     

    Job description:

    Client

    A multi-strategy fund with offices globally. With huge autonomy within small teams, they share a core infrastructure platform but allow their traders and quants to pursue unique investment strategies, consistently delivering high quality returns independent of the general market.

    They’ve got a fantastic name in the industry with good reason; paying strong salaries on both base and bonus, and a good tech culture, which is both collegial and dynamic. This is the perfect time to get onboard as they look to grow and expand.

    Role

    Joining a team of 6, you’ll build out a real-time data system for FX and Equities. This is an ambitious team based in the US, looking for a Quantitative Developer to build out their European presence in London. Utilising your mix of strong maths and computer science fundamentals, you will be critical to the growth of the desk working across the full trading system.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • High-performance, multithreaded C++
    • Knowledge of scripting languages, such as Python
    • Strong problem solving and analytical mindset
    • Excellent academics in a hard science (Maths and Computer Science preferred)

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Target bonus, but also desk-aligned bonus means the potential for huge compensation
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Huge amount of ownership and autonomy
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  • Python Software Engineer

    Equities Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £80,000 – 130,000 base + 40% bonus

    3-20 years’ experience

     

    Job description:

    Client

    Fabulous opportunity for a talented Python engineer to join a global multi-strategy fund (with a focus on Equities) in their central London office. Not your average hedge fund, they have built their own core infrastructure platform that allows its traders to pursue unique investment strategies, consistently delivering high quality returns independent of the general market.

    They’ve got a fantastic name in the industry with good reason; paying strong salaries on both base and bonus, and a good tech culture, which is both collegial and dynamic. This is the perfect time to get onboard as they look to grow and expand their PM teams.

    Role

    You will join a middle-office development team which primarily looks at equities, with some cross-asset components as well. You’d be working on a trading application with a focus on data, expanding database access by building RESTful APIs for the front-office teams. This role will also involve release management, configuration, testing and production troubleshooting as functionality is extended.

    This year, they are moving a lot of the code to the cloud (AWS), using containerisation (Docker/Kubernetes) and are also looking at using Amazon Redshift for historical data. They have a rich tech stack, using predominantly Python (bits of Java) along with RabbitMQ, MongoDB and Apache Kafka for data access.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Exceptional Python skills
    • Commercial experience writing and tuning SQL queries
    • Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux
    • Computer Science degree (or similar) from a top-tier university
    • Bonus points for experience in cloud tech (AWS), Apache Kafka or container tech (Docker/Kubernetes)
    • Finance experience is beneficial, but by no means a requirement

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Generous benefits package
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Specialties
      AWS,Docker,Hedge Fund,Kafka,Linux,Python
    • Salary

      £80,000 – 130,000 base + 40% bonus

    • Contact

      If you feel you are a good match or interested in a general chat about the hedge fund market, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

    • Richard Allan
      richard.allan@oxfordknight.co.uk
      +44 (0)20 3137 9574
      linkedin.com/richardallanok

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  • C++ Software Developer – ultra-low-latency HFT

    Electronic Market Making

    London

    New Listing

    1-20 years of experience

    Job Summary: A small firm with one of the best names within the HFT market. Specialists within electronic market making in FX, equity, fixed income and commodity markets. Ultra-low-latency C++ development alongside industry experts (C++ committee members and contributors to latest C++ versions).

    Job Description:

    Client:

    The algorithmic models are built against multi-petabyte datasets on huge clusters, all run in-house. With fewer than 100 staff in total but a household name within the HFT world, this company prides itself on its flat structure whilst avoiding bureaucracy. They hire the best and encourage them to innovate and break boundaries – not get stuck behind red tape.

    Role:

    Yes, you have the fancy office with a replica spaceship (genuinely!), the latest hardware, the company trips abroad, the Michelin star dinners. But it’s the work, and the colleagues that draw people to this company:

    • Build the trading models actually run in production
    • Launch new strategies without involvement or interference of the quant team
    • PnL-generating function – not just making adaptors for other teams
    • Ultra-low latency optimisation down to the hardware
    • Build custom compilers, build custom math functions
    • Work alongside the developers implementing C++20 on the Standards Committee (code in production is mostly C++17 with some C++20)

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • Phenomenal development skills
    • Interest in C++ as a language – you should know about the changes in C++20, and be using C++17 at work or in spare time
    • Financial knowledge is not required. They have hired from finance, but also from gaming and other tech firms

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Ownership + the work
    • Techie culture
    • Compensation – you are making a direct impact on the PnL

    Salary:

    £100-200k base + bonus potential of multiples of base

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Software Developer

    Leading Crypto/Blockchain Fintech

    London

    New Listing

    Summary

    Fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing international crypto fintech at their London office in Shoreditch. They are looking for a creative self-sufficient developer, with a solid understanding of core engineering concepts, proficient in any OO and keen to learn more.

    Founded in 2012, with offices in New York and Singapore, this firm creates a range of products in the crypto / blockchain space so that customers’ transactions are safer, faster and more efficient. They also help global financial institutions improve their day-to-day transaction processing using the latest technology.

    This company is perfect for those who enjoy a fast-paced working environment with a flat-structured organization; this is a high impact role where you will be a pivotal engineering team member, with influence on strategy and architecture decisions.

    Role

    Reporting to the engineering manager in London, you will have complete responsibility over multiple projects from end-to-end. You will also be working across a number of industry-leading products – designing the features, refining system architecture, writing the code, through to deployment – sharing knowledge and mentoring others.

    Tech stack: current focus is Kotlin (and they’ve used GOLANG and many others in the past), but they are keen to see candidates with any OO experience and from any background – their current team includes people from banking, start-ups, tech giants and consulting.

    The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, keen to make an impact on the financial markets of the future and passionate about learning new technologies.

    Requirements

    • Experience with any OO, with expert-level knowledge of at least one domain (e.g. Securities, Commodities, Distributed Systems, Cryptography, etc.)
    • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
    • Solid academic background in a STEM subject from a leading university
    • Strong work ethic, self-motivated and keen to work collaboratively
    • Exceptional communication skills – across all areas of the organisation

    Benefits

    • Strong base salaries + stock
    • Generous benefits package, including healthcare, significant holiday allowance and free snacks, drinks and ping pong in the office
    • Work for a young company that is changing the future of finance!
    • Truly collaborative culture (your ideas matter) with substantial career growth
    • Meaningful impact on profitability / your direct impact on the business is huge
    • Visa assistance available

    Salary Range: £90 – 120k

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  • Senior AWS Architect – Cambridge

    Exciting Health-Tech Start-Up

    Cambridge

    New Listing

    Summary:

    This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to take ownership of the AWS architecture and create secure and highly scalable cloud systems. If you like to be involved in key decisions and have a significant influence over the building and maintaining of the cloud infrastructure, this is (absolutely) the perfect time to become part of this dynamic team.

    Based in Cambridge, the aim of this research start-up is to build global biodata resources. Currently, their focus is gathering large scale real-world health data, and integrating it with genomics so it can be used to innovate in drug development and healthcare provision.

    The successful candidate will be agile, a critical thinker and willing to work with a range of cloud infrastructure, from database/server systems to modern serverless architectures.

    Responsibilities:

    • Creation of systems within AWS environment using terraform
    • Creating a CI/CD pipeline
    • Maintaining correct approaches to code management
    • Developing new machine learning pipelines

    Requirements:

    • Experience within cloud infrastructure, deploying and maintaining, with a preference for AWS
    • Excellent scripting and programming experience, with a preference for Python
    • Hands-on with Linux and Windows servers
    • Experience using infrastructure-as-code systems, with a preference for Terraform

    Benefits:

    • Join an early-stage start-up at exciting stage of its growth
    • Competitive salary + bonus
    • Flexible working / working from home opportunities
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  • Lead Developer / CTO

    Green Energy Fintech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary

    Exciting chance to join a fintech start-up who are helping to change the way we generate energy. Leveraging satellite data and machine learning, they are developing software to predict the performance of wind and solar power and electrical grids worldwide.

    Based in London, you will have significant impact on the future of the product as you support and lead your team.  You’ll develop exciting new features from specification, through development and testing, to their launch, while also driving improvements to the existing functionality. As part of this role, you will recruit junor engineers for the team and collaborate with academics working on ML algorithms.

    The ideal candidate will have a passion for renewable energy and a keen interest in the technology that powers it.

    Requirements

    • 3+ years’ proven experience as a Python developer
    • Proficiency with at least one of the following: Django/Flask; PostgreSQL/PostGIS/ElasticSearch; AWS; Kubernetes; CI/CD tools (such as Ansible/Terraform/Jenkins)
    • Familiar with HTML, CSS3, Javascript ES6 (for the existing front-end)
    • Exceptional communication skills, at all levels and technical understanding
    • Understanding of libraries such as Pytorch and Tensorflow is a bonus

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary + stock options
    • Fun, collaborative, future-focused colleagues and culture
    • Work in a truly agile start-up environment
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  • Front-End Engineer

    HTML, CSS, Javascript - Digital Health

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    This is a digital health company whose mission is to transform medical research by bringing together patients and organisers of clinical trials, facilitating new treatment breakthroughs that were previously not possible.

    The Role:

    Bridging the gap between front end development and design, you will be excited to help the company fulfil its mission by designing and implementing highly performant, component-based, responsive web applications. You will be part of an essential team architecting scalable solutions in a fast-paced environment and have front-end experience of building functional web apps.

    The ideal candidate puts users first, is technically-minded, creative, and passionate about front-end engineering and UI.

    Requirements:

    • Deep knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript
    • Working knowledge of modern Javascript (ES5, ES6, ES2017 a plus) and related ecosystems, especially React (bonus points for server-side rendering)
    • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities
    • Experience with any CSS in JS libraries, TDD or Docker/Kubernetes is a bonus

    Benefits:

    • Collaborative culture with opportunities to grow
    • Stock options
    • Incentives including: flexible working hours; gourmet coffee, snacks & fruit in the office and discounted gym membership
    • Private healthcare and life assurance cover
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  • Security Engineer / SecOps Engineer

    Growing Global Fintech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    Early-stage fintech that has received over $1bn in funding and is revolutionising the lending industry to growth businesses. Now growing their London team, potential employees will have a large say in technical say in technical decision-making and direction within the company.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to be one of the founding members of a dedicated SecOps team as a SecOps Engineer. Current stack consists of Python, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, Kafka, GraphQL and React within an AWS environment using Docker and Terraform.

    Role:

    • Help implement and select security tooling to monitor and identify threats
    • Monitor for suspicious traffic patterns and react accordingly
    • Analysis and forensic testing of entire software base
    • Promote secure coding, best practices and proactive security to peers

    Requirements:

    • Deep security tooling experience in one or more areas
    • Experience of securing AWS environments, ideally under Kubernetes
    • Good scripting knowledge and experience in Python
    • AWS-certified Cloud Practitioner or similar
    • Knowledge of security standards and frameworks, e.g. ISO2700 1/2, NIST, PCI DSS, etc.
    • Experience in financial services a bonus

    Benefits:

    • Have an impact in shaping a business
    • Generous compensation and stock options
    • Work in an early-stage start up that is already profitable
    • Your choice of equipment: MacBook Pro or Dell XPS
    • Meritocratic working environment
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  • Full Stack Engineer

    Tech-Driven Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    The Company:

    A young fintech, which has received over $800m in investments and is looking to revolutionise the lending industry. As they are at early stages, potential employees will be given the chance to have great ownership over the codebase and influence the technology stack. They are currently a small team of c. 35 developers with plans of doubling in the next year or so. They have a very pragmatic view towards tech and therefore are happy to employ developers from any OO background.

    The Role:

    Working closely with both academically and technically strong developers on an array of challenges.

    Majority of the work is cloud-based, operating within an AWS environment and most of their code is written in Python and React. Experience with Python is not fundamental – strong technical experience and high-quality coding abilities in any OO will be sufficient. Evidently, developers should be pragmatic – keen to cross-train.

    Requirements:

    • Strong academic background (from a leading university) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics – or equivalent
    • Strong coding experience (ideally 1+ yr) in any OO
    • Personal passion for technology, e.g. open-source involvement, attending meet-ups, personal projects, etc.
    • Preferably working at a major tech company, but not imperative

    Keywords: Python / React / Javascript / AWS / Docker / Kubernetes / Terraform

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  • Junior Front Office Developer

    Award-Winning Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary

    An exciting fintech company, with offices in New York, Tokyo and London, is looking for a talented front office developer to join its London technology team. Empowering developers in major financial firms to be as productive as possible, they deliver a cloud-based, end-to-end development and production platform. With open architecture, transparent source code, and automated infrastructure solutions, the platform provides clients with the tools to build reliable, scalable in-house functionality and fully integrated applications.

    The successful candidate will be proactive, continually striving for improvement and have excellent communication skills on all levels. You will be working with clients – including asset managers, hedge funds, insurance companies – to adapt and customize the core cloud-hosted trading risk management platform.

    You will also be expected to build functionality for clients, program financial analytics and applications in Python and integrate with cloud computing services.

    Requirements

    • Polyglot with exposure to many programming languages. Experience with Python is a must-have.
    • Javascript, web development frameworks (e.g. React) experience ideal.
    • 2+ years’ commercial experience.
    • Exposure to SDLC tools and agile methodologies.
    • Experience of cloud infrastructure, Docker and Linux administration a bonus.
    • Financial knowledge would be preferable, or a keen interest to learn.

    Benefits

    • Great opportunity to be part of a collaborative, innovative environment
    • Competitive salary + generous benefits
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
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  • Senior Developer (Core)

    Award-Winning Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    An exciting fintech company, with offices in New York, Tokyo and London, is looking for a talented Senior Software Developer to join its London technology team. Empowering developers in major financial firms to be as productive as possible, they deliver a cloud-based, end-to-end development and production platform. With open architecture, transparent source code, and automated infrastructure solutions, the platform provides clients with the tools to build reliable, scalable in-house functionality and fully integrated applications.

    The successful candidate will have experience of SDLC tools and agile methodologies. You will join the team responsible for extending the platform product and mentoring internal core developers.

    Requirements:

    • Polyglot familiar with many languages; experience with C++ is essential.
    • Cloud / Web (e.g. AWS) experience is a must-have.
    • General knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
    • Experience with Python, Javascript, web development, cloud infrastructure, Docker or Linux administration is a plus.
    • Desire and ability to mentor other developers.

    Benefits:

    • Great opportunity to be part of a collaborative, innovative environment
    • Competitive salary + generous benefits
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Flexible working opportunities
    • Flat structure, freedom to learn and high level of responsibility
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  • Quant Developer

    Award-winning Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    An exciting fintech company, with offices in New York, Tokyo and London, is looking for a talented Quant Developer to join its London technology team. Empowering developers in major financial firms to be as productive as possible, they are building a cloud-based, end-to-end development and production platform.

    The successful candidate will be part of the team responsible for building support for fixed income products in the Python Environment Platform. You will have solid knowledge of financial mathematics (with a specific focus on fixed income products), and will be expected to have strong interpersonal skills as you will liaise with both internal and external clients.

    Requirements:

    • Strong academic background in a relevant STEM field
    • 3+ years’ experience in a front office role working with fixed income products
    • Experience with typical rates products (bonds, swaps, EDs, bond futures, swaptions, etc.)
    • Strong programming skills
    • Knowledge of CSAs/Funding effects on pricing – especially of multi-curve bootstrapping and why it’s important – is advantageous
    • 3+ years’ Python/C++ knowledge highly desirable

    Benefits:

    • Great working environment, with true ownership and responsibility
    • Competitive salary + generous benefits
    • Highly collaborative, agile development process
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  • SRE Team Leader

    Global News & Market Data Provider

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary

    Exciting opportunity for a hands-on SRE Team Leader in the London office of this global information business.

    The core infrastructure system processes tens of billions of data points from thousands of sources every day, enriches the data and makes it accessible to downstream apps and users at the stroke of a key. Within this area, the SRE team is responsible for continuous improvements, ensuring the production environment and platforms remain stable, robust and scalable.

    The Role

    You will be providing guidance and mentoring for your team (4 – 7 people) while also contributing individually to the team’s day-to-day responsibilities. Sharing your knowledge of SRE best practices, your unique skillset of technical expertise, stakeholder management and leadership skills will be pivotal in driving the team forward.

    Requirements

    • Outstanding communication skills
    • Proven success with new methodologies driving an SRE culture
    • Strong experience of running production systems, and of large-scale system architecture
    • Working knowledge of UNIX/Linux internals
    • Bonus points for familiarity with at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, Perl)
    • Experience with config management (Ansible, Saltstack, Chef) and test frameworks (GTest, etc.) is a plus

    Perks:

    • Truly collaborative culture across all engineering teams
    • Strong base salaries + bonus
    • Close-knit team where you can have a huge impact
    • Flexible work environment

    Salary: £150k base + bonus

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  • Trade Support Engineer

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Industry-leading investment firm using innovative and cutting-edge technology, with data at the core of the investment process. Great opportunity for a support engineer to join their London office where you’ll work closely with the Front Office (traders, investment professionals) to ensure functionality and business continuity.

    You will provide first and second level support, quickly identifying and resolving issues as soon as they arise. You will also be involved in all aspects of user/strategy application support and you will assist in application deployment, checkout and QA testing.

    The ideal candidate will have outstanding communication abilities (with both technical and non-technical colleagues). You will also be familiar with trading or risk systems and ideally come from a background in the financial industry.

    Requirements

    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science (or related field)
    • 3+ years’ commercial experience
    • Sound experience with Unix, Linux and databases, such as Sybase or SQL
    • Proficient in shell scripting language(s)
    • Experience of KDB is a plus
    • A self-starter able to work with minimal supervision, and strong critical reasoning skills

    Rewards and Incentives 

    • Significant salary + bonus + benefits
    • Build complex software solutions to solve challenging problems in agile environment
    • Positive, friendly culture
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  • Data Engineer – Commodities Technology

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Industry-leading investment firm using innovative and cutting-edge technology, with data at the core of the investment process. They are seeking top-level data engineers to join their London office to focus specifically on data ingestion and transformation through web scrapes.  You’ll architect and build platforms integral to the sourcing, enriching and storing of the data that enables the investment process.

    Partnering with investment professionals and data scientists, you will develop solutions that enable investment professionals to efficiently extract insights from data. This includes owing the ingestion (web scrapes, S3/FTP sync, sensor collection), transforming it into actionable insights (Spark, SQL, Kafka, Python/C++/R) and designing their interfaces (API, schema design, events).

    The successful Data Engineer will have a passion for working with data and developing software to solve data processing challenges.

    Requirements​:

    • Experience building and managing large web scrapes
    • Experience working with Google Cloud/AWS
    • Strong Python skills
    • Expert in some of the following: RDBMS, NoSQL, distributed compute platforms, such as Spark, Dask or Hadoop, Snowflake
    • Minimum BS degree in Computer Science (or related); Master’s or PhD degree would be ideal
    • Experience with any of the following systems is a plus: Apache Airflow, AWS/GCE/Azure, Jupyter, Kafka, Docker, Nomad/Kubernetes
    • Experience building ETL pipelines also a plus

    Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Flexible working encouraged and regular socials
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  • Low-Latency Systems Engineer – SYDNEY

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Sydney

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Leading global market maker leveraging technology to solve challenges in the markets is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to reduce complexity in and improve performance of trading systems.

    Working within a dynamic team in Sydney, Systems Engineers at this firm are responsible for the deployment and configuration of all Linux-based systems and services. You’ll work directly with researchers, application development and other infrastructure teams as they grow their presence in the APAC region.

    This is a team of highly skilled engineers who oversee reliability, availability and performance, working with the global systems team to improve technology, while innovating and pushing for APAC autonomy.

    Requirements​:

    • Strong, comprehensive understanding of Linux engineering and administration methods
    • Solid understanding of data protection schemes, how they’re commonly deployed, and how they fail: erasure coding, replication, RAID, snapshots, etc.
    • Familiarity with tuning OS and kernel parameters for improved performance, and tools such as Terraform, Packer, Ansible, Puppet, etc.
    • Comfortable working with common scripting languages, such as Python
    • Broad experience with common infrastructure services, such as DNS, DHCP, LDAP, Kerberos, etc.

    Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
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  • FPGA Developer

    London / Dublin / Sydney / Hong Kong

    Dublin,Hong Kong,London,Sydney

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    FPGA Developer wanted for this award-winning market maker to join their highly experienced team. This role will give you the opportunity to develop and implement hardware solutions in areas such as fast networking, high performance compute and real-time acceleration.

    They are seeking an extraordinary problem-solver and an outstanding communicator, comfortable liaising with a variety of cross-functional teams. The successful candidate is expected to research design and implement FPGA solutions for the ultra-low-latency trading systems. You will also design and develop high-performance C++ components used by trading applications.

    ** Positions available in London, Dublin, Sydney or Hong Kong **

    Requirements​:

    • Strong C++ programming skills
    • Very good scripting skills; Python preferred
    • Working knowledge of FPGAs from an interface perspective
    • Experience building digital systems for a variety of domains
    • Familiarity with networking protocols – Ethernet, TCP/IP, UDP, Multicast
    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science (or related field)
    • Financial experience is NOT required

    Benefits:

    • Market-leading base salaries + huge bonus potential
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Huge amount of ownership and autonomy
    • Flexible working encouraged and regular socials
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  • Data Engineer – AMSTERDAM

    Leading Principal Trading Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    This is a tech-driven liquidity provider with offices in Europe, USA and Asia. They are looking to hire a talented, highly motivated data engineer to maximise the value of their data.

    Working closely with quantitative traders and fundamental analysts, this is a high impact role. You will be developing and maintaining data infrastructure, making data available, performant and accessible for business. You will also be part of ongoing development work, such as reviewing code on pull requests submitted by other developers.

    Their company culture is second to none: with a very flat structure and open-plan office space akin to that of social networks, this is a great place to work.

    Requirements​:

    • Strong background in Computer Science or Software Engineering
    • Sound experience with SQL, Spark, Python, Java and Hadoop (Cloudera is a plus)
    • Linux expertise
    • Proficiency with Atlassian products: Bitbucket (code review), Bamboo (continuous integration), Jira, Confluence

    Benefits:

    • Competitive compensation package
    • Direct business impact with short feedback loop
    • Onsite gym, bar, restaurant, as well as nutritionists and personal trainers
    • Annual trip abroad, socials on company boat
    • Visa / relocation assistance available
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  • UI / UX Developer – SYDNEY

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Sydney

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    Fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated UI developer to join the Sydney team of this leading global market maker. You’ll leverage advanced Javascript knowledge and visualization skills to build scalable and performant web applications.

    A front-end focused role, you’ll communicate and collaborate directly with the business, trading desk and development teams to optimize users’ workflow and improve traders’ productivity while also providing application support. You’ll gather requirements, and design innovative solutions or enhance existing applications to deliver stable and performant GUI.

    The ideal candidate will enjoy challenging the status quo in order to improve research processes and have a passion for developing innovative interactive applications.

    Requirements​:

    • C# (ideally version 8)
    • Strong Python skills
    • Proficient in design and development of front-end enterprise-wide GUIs and/or framework libraries
    • Experience in Winforms and Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Ideally experience on web GUI, such as Javascript (including React/Redux) Typescript, HTML, CSS

    Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
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  • Core Operations Engineer/Linux Systems Engineer – Dublin

    Leading Global Fund

    Dublin

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Overview:

    Unique opportunity to join a standout global fund in their European HQ in Dublin.

    This is a small but fast-paced team functioning in a high-level Linux environment. They solve complex technical problems across the whole business, from counter party support to risk management and optimization of a sophisticated electronic trading system.

    Seeking a talented engineer with some development experience in Python. The ideal candidate has a keen interest in the markets and technology and can react decisively and quickly in time-sensitive, high-stress situations.

    Requirements:

    • Linux/Unix expertise is essential
    • 2+ years’ commercial experience
    • Proficient in one or more programming language, e.g. Python / Bash / Perl / Go or similar
    • Strong academic record
    • High level of technical agility, with an interest in innovative technologies
    • Experience with SQL and configuration management is a plus (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, Salt)

    Culture / Benefits:

    • Excellent salary and compensation package
    • Relaxed, informal yet highly rewarding work culture
    • Work with the latest cutting edge technologies on complex problems
    • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Software Engineer – London

    Health-Tech

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    A bleeding-edge health-tech start-up making waves in the health-tech space in London are looking for full stack engineers to join their East London-based team. The successful software engineer will be solving complex real-world problems in the field of health-tech and building ethical solutions to technology challenges in this space. The work you do will make a huge national impact, and will help transform the healthcare industry in the UK.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work in a close knit, collaborative and highly agile team in London
    • Tech stack is C#/.NET Core, SQL, React.JS and Redux. Candidates from any OO background are encouraged
    • Take ownership of your work, make an impact both internally within the team, and externally with industry-changing products

    Requirements:

    • STEM degree or equivalent experience
    • Full stack engineering experience in a commercial setting within an agile team
    • Mission-driven mentality to solve complex real-world problems

     Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and stock options
    • Flexi working hours in London
    • Chance to turn your code into something meaningful that will make a real, important impact on millions of people
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quantitative Researcher

    Leading Market Making Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Salary – Competitive, strong bonus potential.

    Summary – My client is an options market making and sales advisory firm with a global trading footprint, operating in the Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities and FX derivatives markets. They’re looking to hire a strong Quantitative Researcher.

    The Role:

    • Conduct research and statistical analysis to build and refine trading signals and strategies utilizing historical datasets.
    • Manage all aspects of the research process, including methodology selection, model prototyping and backtesting.
    • Lots of opportunity to define research direction within the team.

    Requirements:

    • PhD/Masters in Statistics/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Finance
    • Solid foundation in probability, optimization.
    • Coding experience with Python and knowledge of OO programming principles
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Python AWS Cloud Engineer – Cambridge

    Exciting Health-Tech Start-Up

    Cambridge

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Salary: circa £65,000 base

     

    Job description:

    Client

    This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be a key figure in the AWS architecture and create secure and highly scalable cloud systems. If you like to be involved in key decisions and have a significant influence over the building and maintaining of the cloud infrastructure, this is (absolutely) the perfect time to become part of this dynamic team.

    Based in Cambridge, the aim of this research start-up is to build global biodata resources. Currently, their focus is gathering large scale real-world health data, and integrating it with genomics so it can be used to innovate in drug development and healthcare provision.

    The successful candidate will be agile, a critical thinker and willing to work with a range of cloud infrastructure, from database/server systems to modern serverless architectures.

    Responsibilities

    • Creation of systems within AWS environment using Terraform
    • Creating a CI/CD pipeline
    • Maintaining correct approaches to code management
    • Developing new machine learning pipelines

    Requirements

    • Experience within cloud infrastructure, with a preference for AWS and serverless architectures
    • Strong Python programming skills
    • Container technologies such as Docker

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Join an early-stage start-up at exciting stage of its growth
    • Competitive salary + bonus
    • Flexible working / working from home opportunities
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Java Developer – London

    Systematic Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Systematic hedge fund in London are looking for a Java Developer to join their team. They use technology to build out current workflows and processes to create repeatable, scalable results. They pride themselves on their use of technology to automate their processes.

    The systems you’ll be building will have a direct impact on the business as they’ll be exposed to the portfolio managers, quants and operations team who all place an immense amount of value and trust in these systems. Also, with no business analysts you’ll be involved in every stage of the SDLC – from information gathering to deploying, supporting and monitoring the system.

    Responsibilities can include:

    • Work directly with the Risk team to develop new tools to automate their processes and improve workflow
    • Source and refine analytical and market data to give risk managers the data they need to create results – not more spreadsheets
    • Help design and create a system to model portfolio exposures under bespoke market conditions
    • Help design and create tools to help specific desks manage their exposures to various asset classes
    • Improve and support the existing systems

    Requirements:

    • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or similar discipline
    • 3-5 years of core Java experience
    • Risk experience
    • SQL/RDBMS experience
    • The ability to work at all levels of the technology stack, from front end to middleware, and servers and databases.
    • Excellent communication and team working skills

    Benefits:

    • Excellent compensation
    • New central London office with roof terrace
    • Pension
    • Healthcare
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quant Analyst / Data Scientist – London

    Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    A London-based leading trading firm are looking for a Quant Analyst to join a small, flat team of software engineers and researchers. As a Quant Analyst, you will be developing predictive financial models by deploying cutting edge data science tools and analytics.

    Working with the Python data stack, you will be working with very large data sets and taking ownership of the full lifecycle from design to production of predictive models. This trading firm are based in the City of London.

    Requirements:

    • STEM degree
    • Programming experience with Python
    • Predictive modelling and data handling experience
    • Knowledge of markets and finance is not required
    • London-based

     Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and bonus structure in London
    • Non-corporate company culture and flat hierarchy
    • Long-term employee investment and progression opportunities
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • FPGA Engineer – Amsterdam

    Proprietary Trading

    Amsterdam

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    An elite prop trading firm headquartered in Amsterdam are looking for FPGA engineers to join their trading technology team. As a successful FPGA developer, you will be building ultra-low-latency, high performance exchanges and trading platforms. Working closely with traders and researchers, you will be in the heart of the trading business in Amsterdam. You do not need financial experience or knowledge, but an interest in the finance industry is beneficial. 

    Requirements:

    • STEM degree
    • FPGA experience
    • Experience with 10 GB networking and with networking protocols (TCP/UDP)
    • Hand-written RTL

     Benefits:

    • Highly competitive compensation package, including profit sharing bonus scheme
    • Relocation bonus and support to Amsterdam
    • Visa sponsorship offered
    • Huge investment into personal development, training and progression
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Front-End Engineer – London

    Next Generation Conversational AI

    London

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Exciting AI company are looking to bring in a Front-End Engineer to join their software engineering team in to create conversational AI products. You’ll collaborate with both the product and engineering teams; responsible for building multiple platform front-ends, dashboards for clients, as well as creating visualisation tools for their virtual assistants.

    Responsibilities – your first year will consist of:

    • Designing and developing frontends of the virtual assistants, iOS applications and web interfaces.
    • Prototyping and developing visualisation tools for the AI products.
    • Building client-facing dashboards to display business intelligence.

    Requirements:

    • A strong degree in Computer Science from a top tier university
    • Experience with web technologies – Javascript, HTML, CSS
    • Experience with either React or VueJS
    • 2+ years’ experience as a front-end developer

    Preferable:

    • Experience with iOS development, such as Objective C or Swift
    • Excellent problem-solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
    • Having a user-centric mindset and caring about UX/UI design

    Benefits

    • 25 holiday days
    • Flexible working from home
    • Pension
    • Health and dental insurance
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer – Amsterdam

    HFT Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    High frequency trading firm are looking for a software engineer to join their team in Amsterdam. You’ll be working on some of the fastest systems and most advanced technology out there so they’re only looking for the best IT professionals to develop, optimise and support their tools. You’ll be working in a fast, but exciting atmosphere where you’ll find that expertise, innovation and fun go hand in hand.

    As part of the trading technology team you’ll be responsible for applications required to run the business. Day-to-day activities range from developing ultra-low latency exchange protocol decoders and encoders, to helping the monitoring and analysing effort by creating and developing UIs, to helping the traders with more control and information. You’ll frequently sit on the trading floor working alongside the traders so you’ll receive immediate feedback on how successful your work is.

    Requirements

    • An excellent Computer Science degree from a top tier university
    • Professional expertise in one or more OOP languages
    • An entrepreneurial attitude, with a strong interest in the financial industry
    • A team player and exceptional communicator who thrives on independence and enjoys creative freedom
    • The ambition to grow through experience, training and on-the-job development.

    Benefits

    • Great compensation package
    • Profit-sharing structure
    • Commuter costs paid for
    • Friday afternoon drinks
    • Sports and leisure activities
    • Relocation assistance
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Low-Latency C++ Engineer – Amsterdam, NL

    Proprietary Trading

    Amsterdam

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    An elite prop trading firm headquartered in Amsterdam are looking for C++ engineers to join their trading technology team. As a successful C++ developer, you will be building ultra-low-latency, high performance exchanges and trading platforms. Working closely with traders and researchers, you will be in the heart of the trading business in Amsterdam. You do not need financial experience or knowledge, but an interest in the finance industry is beneficial. 

    Requirements:

    • STEM degree
    • 5+ years of commercial experience with low-latency C++ 17 / 14 / 11
    • Linux/Unix experience
    • Interest in living in/ relocating to Amsterdam, NL

     Benefits:

    • Highly competitive compensation package, including profit sharing bonus scheme
    • Relocation bonus and support to Amsterdam
    • Visa sponsorship offered
    • Huge investment into personal development, training and progression
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Risk Developer – Commodities

    Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    A world-leading asset manager is looking for a Senior Developer as part of the Risk division of their Commodities technology group.

    The successful engineer will be responsible for the development of the core architecture of the risk management systems for proprietary trading in Commodities, encompassing Valuation, Risk and PnL. The successful candidate will be responsible not only for maintaining BAU, but will also have the mandate to expand functionality and build things from scratch.

    Requirements:

    • Strong C++ and Python programming skill-set
    • 5+ years’ experience designing and building end-to-end risk software/architectural solutions
    • Experience as a software architect on high-performant architecture
    • Bachelors/Masters in a highly analytical or technical field: CS, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, etc.
    • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Brand new seat with huge opportunities for greenfield expansion
    • Potential for substantial business impact and significant upside
    • Chance to work for the leading global Commodities fund
    • Work alongside the best talent in the industry, including strategists and traders, in a front-office position

    Salary: Market-Leading

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quant Developer (C#)

    Investment Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Salary: £75,000+

    5-10 years’ experience

     

    Job description:

    Client

    Perfect opportunity for a passionate C#-focused quant developer to join a central London-based fund, working directly on their Risk and P&L platform.

    With recent new investment and market volatility creating new opportunities, this is a fantastic time to get onboard as they look to grow and expand.

    Role

    Reporting directly to the CTO, you’ll be developing complex software solutions at server and client level, and developing robust, large-scale greenfield systems across the whole company. You will work closely with the business and use the latest C# technologies.

    The ideal candidate enjoys working both independently and sharing knowledge with other developers, and is particularly keen to work closely with end-users to best understand requirements.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 5+ years’ software development experience, including recent C# (version 6.0 >)
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server (2017 >)
    • Strong experience with event-driven architectures, multi-threading and asynchronous patterns
    • Experience of implementing robust and fast real-time systems and code execution optimisation
    • Bonus points for experience with any of these: RabbitMQ, Redis, Python, ReSharper, ComponentOne, FIX

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Competitive salary + bonus + benefits package
    • Truly collaborative culture with impactful, greenfield work
    • Smart, centrally located London office
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Software Engineer – London

    Crypto Fintech

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Crypto fintech company are looking for a Senior Software Developer to join their rapidly expanding engineering team. You’ll be a key member of the team, using your commercial experience to help influence the product strategy: you’ll do this by refining the system architecture, helping to define product features, and using best practice to enable the best quality end product.

    This organisation is fast-paced, transparent and flat, so if you want to see your work directly affect the business and the future of financial technology, then this is a great opportunity for you.

    Responsibilities

    • You’ll contribute to more than the product; as a senior engineer, you’ll use technical leadership to mentor and improve more junior members of the team.
    • You’ll create sub-tasks, and use your own design, coding and testing all the way through each deployment when completing them
    • You will use your experience to find the best solution to not only fix problems, but also to find the source of the problem and take the necessary steps to stop it becoming a recurring issue.

    Requirements

    • A strong Computer Science degree from an elite university (Russell Group or EU/International equivalent)
    • 5+ years’ commercial experience
    • A strong understanding of core engineering concepts, as well as data structure and algorithms
    • An interest in working in an open and collaborative diverse team
    • You’re driven to learn new technologies

    Benefits

    • Free snacks and drinks in the office
    • Healthcare coverage
    • Strong PTO/family leave allowance
    • Strong compensation packages
    • Great London office
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Developer – Paris

    High Frequency Trading Firm

    Paris

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Company: My client is a leading high-frequency / quant trading firm.  The business is driven by data and technology;  everything is built in-house, from their low-latency algo trading platforms to their large-scale data analysis and compute farms.

    They have established offices in London, New York and Singapore and they are now looking to build out their operation in Paris in their state-of-the-art office. Here, you will have all the benefits of a dynamic, start-up environment whilst having the backing and security of a well-established company.

    Role: They are looking for a self-starter to join their front office development team to work front-to-back across their infrastructure for algorithmic trading, real-time risk management, market connectivity, trade reporting and trade surveillance. You will work both independently as well as part of a globally distributed team. Prior experience with finance is not required and they are open to both individual contributors and team leads.

    Requirements:

    • Excellent modern C++ development experience, especially C++11/14 onwards
    • They prefer candidates with a deep understanding of what goes on inside a computer / experience with CPU
    • Heavy Linux/Unix experience
    • Bonus points for Python, SQL (for tools/frameworks)
    • Strong communication skills
    • Experience building multi-threaded, low-latency software
    • Solid computer science fundamentals

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
    • Catered breakfast / lunch
    • Opportunity to travel to other offices
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Tester – Berlin

    Computer Graphics / Data Visualisation Firm

    Berlin

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Do you love being challenged through work? Are you keen to directly impact customers through meticulous, systematic testing? Would you like to work in the heart of historic Berlin? Then this could be the perfect next role for you.

    This is a small, fast-paced and profitable software company, providing more than three quarters of a million users worldwide with data visualisation software for business presentations. They are looking to hire a talented software tester to join their technical support team.

    The Role:

    Highly driven and pragmatic, the successful candidate will be improving software through constant feedback to the developer team, reproducing errors in order to find solutions, and ensuring correct functionality of all new features. You will also be responsible for designing and looking after automated tests and testing the software on new hardware.

    They have a relaxed and friendly working environment, where ideas and suggestions from anyone in the company are taken seriously and acted upon.

    What is on offer:

    • Competitive salaries + generous benefits package (including flexible working, company nanny, and fresh bakery, fruit, drinks and snacks in the office)
    • Fantastic work-life balance
    • Great time to join while team is still growing, have an impact and influence decisions
    • Relocation / work permit support

    Requirements:

    • Experience with VBA and C++-based testing
    • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint and Excel, is a plus.
    • Fluency in both written and spoken English is essential. Knowledge of German is a bonus.
    • Hugely enthusiastic and self-motivated, with the ability to work independently
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Developer – Berlin

    Computer Graphics / Data Visualisation Firm

    Berlin

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Are you a C++ specialist? Do you love creating beautiful code and developing elegant algorithms? Would you like to work in the heart of historic Berlin? Then this could be the perfect next role for you.

    This is a small, fast-paced and profitable software company, providing more than three quarters of a million users worldwide with data visualisation software for business presentations. They are looking to hire exceptional, creative C++ developers at all levels.

    The Role:

    With regular input from the CTO, the successful candidate will be confident working independently, able to assess problems and architect solutions. With no scheduled meetings and no deadlines, you will be in control of your own workload: developers here enjoy the responsibilities of design, implementation, gathering customer feedback and bug fixing.

    They have a relaxed and friendly working environment, where ideas and suggestions from anyone in the company are taken seriously and acted upon.

    What is on offer:

    • Competitive salaries + generous benefits package (including flexible working, company nanny, and fresh bakery, fruit, drinks and snacks in the office)
    • Fantastic work-life balance
    • High degree of autonomy over code you write
    • Relocation / work permit support

    Requirements:

    • BSc (ideally MSc) in Computer Science or other relevant STEM subject from top university
    • Solid, demonstrable C++ experience
    • Fluency in both written and spoken English is essential. Knowledge of German is a bonus.
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Specialties
      C++
    • Contact

      If you feel you are a good match for this role, or would like further info, please contact:

    • Nathan Tully
      nathan.tully@oxfordknight.co.uk
      linkedin.com/in/nathan-tully

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer – London

    Health Tech

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Health tech start-up based in London are looking for a software engineer to help build their revolutionary product. Their mission is simple – to use technology to increase the productivity of health services. In over one year, this company’s tech has been used in over 40% of GP practices in the UK and there are no signs to show their impressive growth is slowing down. Your work will help solve real life issues and have a genuine impact on people’s lives.

    Requirements

    • 2+ years’ commercial experience as a software engineer/developer
    • A passion for the healthcare industry or even better, experience in the healthcare industry
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • You’re mission-driven and not afraid of change
    • Commercial experience with C# and JavaScript

    Benefits

    • Stock options
    • Flexible work hours
    • Free breakfast and pescatarian/veggie lunches
    • Great holiday
    • Annual company retreat
    • Pension scheme
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C# Developer

    Tech-Driven Hedge Fund - London

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    My client, a London-based fund with a presence in the US, is looking to hire passionate technologists to join their London office.

    They manage over $9 billion in assets and focus on all major asset classes, including interest rates, FX, equities, credit, and commodities.

    Role:

    This opportunity is within the core team developing systems in both the real-time and batch processing spaces; you will be developing solutions for all areas of the business, including trading, risk and quant.

    You could be working on the market data team on greenfield projects closely with Quant Analysts to help architect valuation and risk engines. The successful candidate will be required to deliver reliable, scalable and accurate software that enables the business to achieve its objectives.

    Must Have:

    • A-levels at grade A*/A/B (or international equivalent)
    • Minimum 2:1 in Computer Science, Maths, or similar from a top tier university
    • 2 years minimum commercial development experience
    • Excellent understanding of and recent programming experience in C#/.NET or other object-oriented languages, such as Java or Python, as well as SQL

    Bonus Points:

    • Front office experience at a bank, asset management firm or hedge fund
    • Experience working with Quants/ Risk Managers/ Traders
    • Experience with front-end technologies
    • Full knowledge and experience of the software development lifecycle

    Benefits:

    • Offering competitive salaries
    • Collaborative working environment
    • Strong bonuses
    • Visa transfer available
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Lead Engineer – Fixed Income

    Global Investment Management

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Experienced Lead Engineer with great technical and analytical expertise is sought for a global multi-strategy investment management firm in their London office.

    You will lead a highly talented and ambitious team, spread across London and the US, building next-generation, cloud-enabled applications. This is a high impact role; you will be leading and building a team providing Fixed Income Portfolio Management analysis tools to PMs across the entire business.

    The ideal candidate will be a strong developer with an academic background in maths and computing, and have Python, Java and cloud deployment (e.g. AWS, Microsoft Azure) experience.

    Requirements

    • 10+ years of software engineering experience building large-scale, real-time, and distributed applications
    • Strong leadership capabilities
    • Solid experience of multiple programming languages: Java, Python, C#, C/C++
    • Expert knowledge of microservices, RESTful API, WebAPI, distributed caching, etc.
    • Strong academic record in STEM subject from a leading university – Maths, Computer Science, Engineering or Physics preferred

    Rewards and Incentives

    • Outstanding compensation – significant base + bonuses
    • Truly collegial tech culture, within a dynamic, stimulating work environment
    • Significant amount of autonomy and impact on company performance – your ideas matter!
    • Generous benefits, including paid volunteer time, private healthcare and parental leave

    Salary

    up to £160k base

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Lead Engineer – Investment Risk FO

    Global Investment Management

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Experienced Lead Engineer with great technical and analytical expertise is sought for a hands-on role at this global multi-strategy investment management firm in their London office.

    You will lead a highly talented and ambitious team, spread across London and the US, building next-generation, cloud-enabled applications. This is a high impact role; you will be leading and building the team developing front-office risk solutions to the entire fund.

    The team is currently using .Net, but is looking to move to a Java/Python environment, therefore this role requires a skilled polyglot, with experience in two of the above languages.

    Requirements

    • Experience building large-scale, real-time, and distributed applications
    • Proven leadership capabilities, with the ability to innovate design
    • Solid experience of multiple programming languages: C#, Java, Python
    • Expert knowledge of microservices, RESTful API, WebAPI, distributed caching, etc.
    • Strong academic record in STEM subject from a leading university – Maths, Computer Science, Engineering or Physics preferred

    Rewards and Incentives

    • Outstanding compensation – significant base + bonuses
    • Truly collegial tech culture, within a dynamic, stimulating work environment
    • Significant amount of autonomy and impact on company performance – your ideas matter!
    • Generous benefits, including paid volunteer time, private healthcare and parental leave

    Salary

    up to £160k base

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer – C#/.Net

    Greenfield Project at Leading Investment Manager

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary – Competitive compensation with very strong bonus potential

    Summary

    My client is a leading investment management firm, focused on major macro asset classes, including interest rates, FX, equities, credit, and commodities, in developed and emerging markets. They’re looking to add a talented Software Engineer to their Market Data Technology team.

    The Role

    • Greenfield project to completely re-architect their market data systems in the latest version of C#.
    • Opportunity for a huge amount ownership, with the successful candidate being responsible for everything from requirements gathering to deployment.
    • Work closely with Quant Analysts to help architect valuation and risk engines.

    Successful candidates will have:

    • 2:1 (or higher) in STEM from a top university.
    • An in-depth understanding of, and recent programming experience in C#/.Net.
    • Front office finance experience and pair programming/TDD experience a plus.

    Perks

    • Strong compensation and bonus potential.
    • Scope for internal progression.
    • Friendly, highly productive/collaborative environment.
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quant Developer – London

    Capital Management Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Fund in central London are looking for a C# QD to expand their team. Your primary role will be to develop solutions for all areas of the business including risk, quant and trading.

    Main responsibilities will include:

    • Programming and projects: reporting directly to the CTO to manage your workload and delivery dates
    • Application support: you’ll support a range of internal applications to make sure the tech side of the business runs smoothly
    • Documentation and development: ensuring software that you develop is automatically built and deployed
    • Security: as you’ll be have high levels of access and control to systems, it is vital to keep security standards high

    Requirements:

    • A relevant degree from a top tier university
    • In-depth knowledge of C#
    • Working experience of Microsoft SQL Server
    • Experience in implementing robust and fast, real-time systems and code execution optimisation
    • Experience with event-driven architectures, multithreading and asynchronous programming

    Good to have:

    • Experience with Python (along with C#, it is a fully supported language)
    • Existing experience with any of these technologies: RabbitMQ, Redis, ReSharper, ComponentOne, FIX
    • A love of software development: clear structure and coding standards are highly important to you

    Benefits:

    • Central London office
    • Strong compensation
    • Good bonus
    • Pension scheme
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer – High Frequency Trading

    HFT Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Trading firm based near Paddington looking for a Software Engineer who has an interest in high-frequency algorithmic trading that involves crypto currencies/blockchain as well as decentralized finance, and would like to join a dynamic start-up with global ambitions.

    You are going to be one of the first handful of employees so you’ll have the ability to influence the course of the company with your expertise. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your own product whilst getting advice and guidance from the founders, as well as other developers and traders.

    They are a meritocratic organization – it is not about the years of experience or prior credentials; it is about what you deliver and how you contribute to the company goals.

    Requirements:

    • Professional Python experience – you will be tested!
    • Excellent quant and analytical skills
    • Fundamental programming skills in C++, C# and/or Java
    • A willingness to learn trading and decentralized finance

    Benefits:

    • Strong compensation
    • Central London office
    • Equity in the company
    • Strong bonuses
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Android Developer – Woking, Surrey

    Marketing Services Company

    Surrey

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A data-driven field marketing company ensuring optimum promotion of clients’ products to maximise sales, based in Woking, Surrey. They are looking for technically experienced Android developers to work in a mature agile environment on a greenfield project in a small, cross-functional team.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, architecture and code writing for all areas of the product – front-end, server-side, database or even deployment and build infrastructure.  You will be encouraged to take responsibility and share your specialist knowledge whilst learning from others and striving for continuous improvement.

    If you are open to learning different types of development and new skills at a company that loves building great software, this role is for you.

    Requirements:

    • 3+ years’ professional experience
    • Proficiency using latest frameworks, such as Android Architecture Components (Room, Volley, ViewModel, LiveData)
    • Experience working in an agile team
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of broader mobile development, such as iOS (Swift, Objective C) is a bonus
    • .Net skills or an interest in learning Azure skills and C# .Net a definite plus

    Benefits:

    • Exposure to the latest technologies where you can truly impact company success
    • Relaxed, friendly working environment
    • Working on an entirely greenfield project
    • Regular WFH / flexible working opportunities
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Python Developer

    Rapidly Expanding FinTech

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Highly proficient Python engineer with NumPy and Pandas libraries experience wanted for a fantastic opportunity at this growing FinTech. They reduce risk in financial markets, and counterparty risk between market participants using sophisticated technology, improving market liquidity and clients’ returns. Clients include the G15 top tier global banks, regional banks and other large institutions.

    The successful candidate will be comfortable working both individually and as part of a larger team to deliver high quality software solutions in an agile environment. You’ll be building APIs and unit tests, striving for continuous improvement at every stage of development. You’ll need to be able to work with end users without detailed formal specifications so communication skills are important.

    If you are tech savvy, intellectually curious, and passionate about achieving in a very progressive company, this role is for you.

    Requirements

    • 3 – 5 years’ professional experience with Python specifically, including NumPy and Pandas libraries
    • Excellent communication skills – both technical and non-technical
    • Strong numerate degree with practical experience in numerical methods, statistics and calculus (ideally in Finance)
    • Working knowledge of different programming paradigms (OO, Functional, Imperative)
    • Experience with any of the following is desirable: C++, AWS, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, SQL/RDBMS

    Rewards and Incentives

    • Significant salary + bonus + benefits
    • Build complex software solutions to solve challenging problems in agile environment
    • Positive, friendly culture
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  • Lead Quant Developer – Python

    Rapidly Expanding FinTech

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Talented quant developer with in-depth technical knowledge of Python wanted for a fantastic opportunity at this growing FinTech. They reduce risk in financial markets, and counterparty risk between market participants using sophisticated technology, improving market liquidity and clients’ returns. Clients include the G15 top tier global banks, regional banks and other large institutions.

    The ideal candidate will have experience of building quantitative systems/libraries in Python – NumPy & Pandas experience is essential. You will also be familiar with a code base of 20k-200k lines of code and ideally have an understanding of fixed income products.

    If you are innovative, intellectually curious, and enjoy responding rapidly to client demands in a progressive company, this role is for you.

    Requirements

    • Deep technical knowledge of Python in particular – but also other programming languages, e.g. C++
    • Understanding of full SDLC and complex project delivery
    • Experience running and maintaining production valuation systems
    • Understanding of constrained linear & quadratic programming (optimisation)
    • Experience with AMPL and/or gurobi is a plus
    • An understanding of fixed income products and/or CVA/counterparty credit risk, e.g. swap pricing, yield curve calibration

    Rewards and Incentives

    • Significant salary + bonus + benefits
    • Build complex software solutions to solve challenging problems in agile environment
    • Positive, friendly culture
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Software Engineer – London (City)

    Elite Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Elite hedge fund based in London are looking for a Full Stack Engineer to build a web platform for their investors. They have been using data science and technology to forecast the future and discover valuable markets worldwide. Their work spans from insurance and securities to new ventures and investments. They already have an application that is used by investment allocators to understand the risks and returns of their investments.

    They are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic full stack developer who will use front-end, back-end and public cloud to build a data-driven solution for the most significant investment objectives faced by their clients.

    Responsibilities:

    • You’ll rigorously and creatively collaborate with the team to plan and develop, using tech such as Java, Typescript, React.js and others.
    • You’ll work with other parts of the business, such as engineering, marketing and business development, to plan and execute changes.
    • You’ll test and analyse solutions to big data challenges, portfolio management and data analysis and visualisation.

    Requirements:

    • Exceptional academic record from a top tier university with a focus on Computer Science (or related subject).
    • Complete understanding of Java, Python or C++.
    • Professional front end programming experience with extensive use of Javascript/Typescript, React.js and Angular.js are preferred.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Financial experience is not essential.

    Benefits:

    • Central London office
    • Highly competitive compensation
    • Strong bonuses
    • Strong pension scheme
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  • DevOps Engineer

    Leading Investment Management Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary – Competitive, strong bonus potential.

    Summary – My client is a leading global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets. They’re looking to add strong DevOps Engineers to their London team.

    The Role:

    • Architect, build and maintain automated solutions to empower production support and development teams.
    • Identify inefficiencies, provide suggestions to improve workflows and enable teams to operate as efficiently as possible.
    • Provide support to teams across across their global locations.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject.
    • 5+ years’ development experience with at least 3 of the following languages: Python, C, C++, Go, Java, Ruby
    • Experience with containers (Docker/Kubernetes) and Cloud Infrastructure (GCP/AWS)

    Perks:

    • Friendly culture with regular socials.
    • Relaxed, tech-driven environment with close collaboration between desks.
    • Market-leading compensation with very strong bonus potential.
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Market Data Software Engineer – London

    Elite London Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Elite London fund are looking for a software engineer to join their market data team. Market Data Technology is responsible for sourcing market data, processing it and providing reliable feeds to their downstream systems. Your role will be highly important as market data is critical to the business’ success. They are also undergoing an architectural restructuring so the role will have involve substantial engineering and ownership.

    Your day will include but is not restricted to:

    • Working with Quant Analysts to help architect valuation and risk engines
    • Delivering essential solutions to the highest design, testing and operational standards
    • Using your technical excellence and innovation to challenge current systems, processes and delivery approach to achieve common goals
    • Ensuring system performance, accuracy and stability

    Requirements:

    • A-levels at grade A*/A/B (or international equivalent) and a minimum 2.1 degree obtained in Computer Science (or a related field) from a Russell Group university
    • Excellent understanding of and recent programming experience in C#/.NET or other object orientated languages such as Java or Python as well as SQL
    • A strong enthusiasm for programming and technology, and the ability to work in a dynamic and integrated team
    • Experience of owning all aspects of development projects from start to finish; from establishing business requirements and design development, to testing and release management
    • Experience working with Quants/Risk Managers/Traders
    • Front office experience at a bank, asset management firm or hedge fund

    Benefits:

    • Highly competitive compensation packages + buy-side bonuses
    • Profit sharing schemes
    • Excellent onsite facilities
    • Central London office
    • Regular benefits, such as healthcare, dental, pension, etc.
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  • Software Engineer

    Leading Proprietary Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary – Competitive, strong bonus potential

    Summary – My client is a leading proprietary trading firm, implementing both fundamental and quantitative trading & market making strategies across global financial markets. They’re looking to add the strongest C++ developers to their Trading Execution Team.

    The Role: 

    • Sit on the trading floor, working alongside the very best traders and developers, to produce low latency exchange connectivity components for new markets.
    • Collaborate with other teams to make sure software is supported and runs smoothly.
    • You’ll be able to see the impact of your work immediately, and will have a direct impact on the firm’s profits.

    Requirements: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject.
    • Significant professional experience with C++ (11/14/17).
    • Experience with ultra-low-latency design.
    • Knowledge of financial markets/securities preferred.

    Perks: 

    • Friendly culture with regular socials.
    • Relaxed environment, with dress-down policy and fully stocked kitchen.
    • Medical/dental insurance
    • Market-leading compensation with very strong bonus potential
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Java / AWS Engineer

    Start-Up Quant Trading Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Would you like to join a small team of only 20 individuals as one of the first software engineers in a brand new start-up quant trading fund launching next month?

    This fund was founded in 2018 by multiple ex-QuantLab quants and traders in New York. They are planning to launch this new boutique quant trading fund focussed on Credit Risk & Prime Brokerage next month, with initial assets in the region of $300 million.

    They are looking to hire 2 x senior full-stack Java / AWS engineers into their new London office to work on the low-latency trading & clearing systems, alongside the fellow engineers in New York.

    They are looking for engineers with a proven track record of working on a variety of projects in a successful quant trading / market-making fund and who are not afraid to get their hands dirty on a variety of challenges a small team would face.

    What is on offer:

    • The opportunity to be the 3rd or 4th engineering hire in a boutique start-up fund
    • Strong base salary <£140k
    • Huge bonus potential
    • Equity in the fund

    Requirements:

    • MSc / BSc in Computer Science or other related STEM subject from a top university
    • 7+ years’ commercial software engineering experience
    • 2+ years’ experience working in a buy-side trading fund
    • Strong Java experience – low-latency, high-performance work
    • AWS or Google Cloud experience
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Network Engineer

    Leading Proprietary Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary – Market-leading – strong base + bonus potential

    Summary – My client is a leading, tech-driven, proprietary trading firm, trading across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies in financial markets around the world. They’re looking to add a talented Network Engineer to their Network Services and Operations team.

    The Role: 

    • Opportunity to work on one of the most advanced networks in the world, experiment with the latest technologies and be a pioneer in the networking industry.
    • Use proprietary and industry standard monitoring and analysis tools to identify, diagnose and solve network related issues throughout their global infrastructure.
    • Design and deploy new point-of-presence infrastructure for their low latency network.

    Requirements: 

    • At least 3 years of experience supporting large-scale enterprise or low-latency networks.
    • Strong knowledge of switching, routing (BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VPLS, IPSEC) and multicast (IGMP, PIM) protocols.
    • Experience with wireless networks/RF principles a plus!

    Perks: 

    • Fully catered breakfast/lunch
    • Regular socials/events
    • Regular opportunities for mentoring/development
    • Market-leading compensation with very strong bonus potential
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Software Engineer

    Leading Market-Making Firm / HFT

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary: up to £150k base and strong bonus potential (usually >50%)

    Summary:

    My client is a leading market-maker across a wide range of fixed income and equity products, providing liquidity for asset managers, hedge funds, investment banks and more. They’re looking to hire a C++ Software Engineer to build out high-volume trading systems. Tech is at the forefront of the business and the team use modern C++ (14/17/20) and have members of the standards committee.

    The Role:

    • Work as part of a close-knit development team to build best in class technology platforms.
    • Development across full SDLC – requirement gathering to deployment.
    • Propose new designs and modifying existing ones to continuously improve performance, functionality, and stability of their high-throughput, low-latency systems.
    • Maintaining connectivity to all of the major financial exchanges.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject.
    • Significant experience using C++ on Unix/Linux.
    • Understanding of financial markets.
    • Python knowledge a plus.

    Perks: 

    • Fully catered breakfast/lunch
    • Regular socials
    • Market-leading compensation with very strong bonus potential
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quantitative Developer

    Leading Market-Making Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is an options market making and sales advisory firm with a global trading footprint, operating in the Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities and FX derivatives markets. They’re looking to hire a strong Python Quantitative Developer.

    The Role:

    • Take the lead in designing, building and maintaining internal research and analytics codebase.
    • Employ various cloud technologies; contribute to toolkits supporting senior traders.
    • Combine leadership/mentoring with your own hands-on contributions.

    Requirements:

    • Masters/PhD in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject.
    • Strong Python skills (pandas, numpy, scipy), as well as C++ and scripting experience.
    • 3+ years’ experience of designing, building and supporting (quantitative) libraries for use in research and production.
    • Experience with cloud technologies.

    Salary: Competitive, strong bonus potential.

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Platform/DevOps Engineer – £50-80k

    Collateral Management Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    The Client

    My client is a VC-backed, award-winning fintech in the Collateral Management sector. Founded in 2014, they have an impressive client list and are changing the way institutions manage risk associated with derivatives trading, offering affordable, scalable solutions.

    The Role

    They have a strong agile team and are now looking for a Platform/DevOps Engineer to join their London office. The team provides tools and infrastructure for the other tech teams. You will be building new features and products, and improving existing ones, reducing complexity in infrastructure. Your role will include:

    • taking operational responsibility
    • writing high quality, maintainable, testable infrastructure as code
    • giving high level updates to stakeholders

    Requirements

    • 4+ years’ professional experience in DevOps or similar
    • Expert-level AWS – deep understanding of how it works and is implemented
    • 2+ years’ experience with Ansible and Terraform
    • Strong team player with advanced communication abilities

     Benefits

    • Strong base salary – around £50-80k + bonus + benefits
    • Flat structure, open and transparent culture where you can have a big impact
    • Good work life balance, flexible hours, most employees work 9-5
    • Bespoke office in central London
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Developer – London

    Elite Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    A London-based elite fund are looking for a top tier candidate to join their team already made up of some of the most talented traders, developers and engineers on the market. The company executes a diverse range of strategies across global equities and derivatives.

    They have a culture like no other company in their field as it is relaxed and informal, yet very highly rewarding of strong performance. There’s no dress code, plenty of free food in the office and they also run regular social events.

    Their vision is to specialise in connectivity to trading exchanges. You will need to have latency at the front of your mind and have expertise in ensuring connections are stable. You’ll need to be a C++ expert and understand how important it is to follow a framework in regard to the many global exchanges they’re part of. You’ll be the crucial link between teams and you’ll both own and improve the capacity and latency of existing new links.

    Requirements:

    • Degree in Computer Science (or related subject) from an elite university
    • 4+ years’ commercial experience
    • Expert C++ knowledge
    • Knowledge of multiple exchanges
    • Experience in ultra-low-latency design
    • Experience in template programming
    • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

    Benefits:

    • Great compensation package
    • Dress-down office
    • Great culture
    • Great work/life balance
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • High Performance C++ Developer

    Technology-Driven Systematic Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary

    This cutting edge systematic fund is making waves in the trading sphere. They think differently to traditional firms, putting technology first and using world-class in-house systems and trading strategies to make thousands of trades per second. Describing themselves as a tech company ran by programmers, they champion open-source software and make use of the best academic literature, and high performing scalable systems to get the job done.

    They are looking for talented C++ Software Engineers to join their fast paced, dynamic team. To put it simply: they believe that technology and innovation are the principles to investment management, so you’ll be working in a position at the very heartbeat of the company.

    The role is for someone with a deep passion for technology and a thirst for innovation. The ideal candidate will be constantly looking to learn and improve and be most comfortable in an environment where they are consistently challenged and rewarded.

    The Role

    You’ll be working closely with the business, working alongside quants and traders to build and maintain high performance, scalable, entirely automated trading systems. You won’t just have the opportunity to work closely with trading and research, but you’ll also have the chance to present, apply and test your own ideas for the markets. This means a huge amount of ownership over your work, which will often be used on a global scale.

    Requirements

    Aside from being an expert C++ Developer, you’ll be highly numerate, have a naturally inquisitive mind, and work well under pressure. Whilst you don’t need any prior experience in the financial industry, you’ll need to have an interest in learning about financial markets and the complex challenges associated with highly sophisticated trading technology.

    Benefits:

    • Exceptional base salaries and huge bonus potential that rewards strong performance
    • The chance to have a lasting impact within a small and rapidly growing company
    • Techy environment that offers flexible hours, a collaborative culture, daily catering and a dress down, relaxed culture

    Salary: £150k + bonus

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Software Engineer

    Unique Project at Elite Quant Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    An elite, global quant fund is seeking a senior software engineer as part of a landmark project in a new and growing industry – Insure-Tech.

    The successful senior engineer will be part of a collaborative team utilising the fund’s elite data science and engineering capabilities to design and develop a platform that underpins insurance modelling and production service. They will work with a modern tech-stack, including Java, Kotlin and Python, as part of an entirely cloud-based environment.

    Requirements:

    • Outstanding knowledge of CS fundamentals
    • Strong any OO programming (Java, Kotlin, Python used)
    • AWS experience
    • Distributed systems expertise
    • Strong communication skills
    • Beneficial – analytics tools experience, e.g. Apache Spark

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Outstanding engineering culture
    • Chance to work on unique, industry-leading project
    • Opportunity to work with exciting and modern technology
    • Market-leading compensation

     

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Platform Engineer – Geneva

    Global Physical Commodity Trading Group

    Geneva

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Global physical commodity trading group are looking for an experienced Platform Engineer to join their Data Science team based in Geneva. The company has seen considerable growth over the past few years – increasing revenue by nearly $150 billion over a 15-year period. The group has been connecting its customers to the global economy for more than two decades; growing prosperity by advancing trade.

    You’ll be working in the Data Science and Engineering team, where they research, develop and provide advanced data services and analytics to the trading and commercial operations at the company. You’ll be working alongside Quant experts, Data Engineers and Data Scientists in a front office-aligned team that is commercially driven.

    The Role:

    You’ll manage the ongoing design, development and maintenance of the advanced data and analytics platform (AWS). The platform will support the analytics and data requirements of the front office traders, research analysts and data scientists that use both structured and unstructured data and the latest machine learning methods. You’ll be responsible for the platform devops and incident management. You’ll also report directly to the platform architect.

    Requirements:

    • Experience working on enterprise scale data and analytics platforms
    • Experience coding Python
    • Experience with AWS
    • Strong communication skills as you’ll need to communicate technical issues with stakeholders

    Benefits:

    • Usual company benefits
    • Strong compensation
    • Good bonus
    • Great holiday allowance
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer

    Leading Investment Management Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary: Competitive, strong bonus potential

    Summary:

    My client is a leading global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets. They’re looking to add strong Full Stack Python/React Developers to their Technology Group.

    The Role:

    • Build full stack web applications and microservices within in-house research and trading technology stack.
    • Facilitate historical and real-time data access, for both critical trading and allowing researchers to explore large amounts of data.
    • Participate in all phases of development, including working with stakeholders to define requirements, design, implement, test and release to production.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject
    • 3+ years’ experience with React and Python
    • C++ / Financial experience a plus!

    Perks:

    • Friendly culture with regular socials.
    • Relaxed, tech-driven environment with close collaboration between desks.
    • Market-leading compensation with very strong bonus potential.
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • DevOps and Automation Engineer

    VC-backed AI / Construction Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Ever wondered how skyscrapers like The Shard or The Gherkin get built? This exciting tech start-up uses AI and computer vision to revolutionise the construction of iconic buildings around the world. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly talented team with proven traction early in its journey, with a competitive salary and equity compensation.

    The successful DevOps Engineer will be work closely the engineering team to deploy, operate and monitor development and production systems in the cloud. Passionate and proactive, you will automate the deployment and maintenance processes, and introduce and implement disaster recovery procedures.

    Core Requirements:

    • Strong academic background, with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science (or similar)
    • 2+ years’ hands-on experience managing IT infrastructure (cloud-based applications preferred)
    • Strong proficiency with Linux-based systems and experience with open source and cloud technologies, eg AWS, Google, IBM
    • Working knowledge of code and script (Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc.)

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive salary + generous benefits package (laptop, flexible working, health insurance)
    • Great opportunity to join an early stage start-up already with proven success
    • Open and transparent culture and collaborative working environment
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Front-End Developer

    Crypto Trading Platform - London

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    A London-based VC-backed Crypto Exchange start-up is looking to hire a front-end developer to join their team.

    Founded in 2018, they have developed a trading platform that offers investors access to the global derivative markets safely and securely using Bitcoin.

    The company’s platform allows crypto holders to trade global markets with Bitcoin, granting users the same access to data leveraged by institutional investors.

    Role:

    They are looking for a creative self-sufficient developer to join and make an impact. Developing trading user interfaces, create an engaging best-in-class user experience for hedge funds, HFTs and smaller traders alike, and build websites around these.

    You will have the opportunity to grow alongside an exciting team of finance industry experts, scientists and quants.

    Essential:

    • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar, 2:1 or above
    • 3+ years’ experience using Javascript (React/Redux), HTML/CSS

    **Immediate Hire**

    Bonus Points:

    • Experience with RxJS
    • Rust, C++, or other low level programming
    • Experience trading futures, options and cryptocurrencies
    • Japanese and Korean

    Up to £90K compensation and stock.

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Developer

    Market Leading Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    The Company – A cutting-edge firm who utilise a diversified portfolio of strategies. High quality technology and rigorous research combine to make them a firm market leader. Culture of teamwork and innovation.

    The Role – Share the responsibility of creating and maintaining sophisticated software. Build out full stack web applications and microservices and participate in all phases of development. Facilitate real-time data access and work closely with clients and internal stakeholders.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 2:1 grade Bachelor’s STEM degree (Computer Science preferable)
    • 3+ years’ experience
    • Preferred language – Python / Javascript (React preferable)
    • Experience with other languages a bonus, e.g. Java
    • Knowledge / interest in finance
    • Full lifecycle experience
    • Web application backends experience
    • Linux exposure a bonus

    Benefits:

    • Market-leading compensation
    • Impact / ownership over codebase
    • Diversified / highly scalable projects

    Salary – Competitive base + lucrative bonus

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java Developer

    Fintech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Compensation: Strong base salaries plus valuable stock packages

    Experience: 2+ years

    Summary:

    • My client is a fintech start-up building a new, cutting-edge product that enables financial firms to enhance their returns and minimize trading costs in today’s capital markets
    • Their unique market position and in-house quantitative expertise enables them to independently replicate the margin methodologies of over 40 of the world’s exchanges, clearing houses and brokers
    • Their cloud-based services perform millions of these calculations on client portfolios every day to reveal opportunities for savings and to guide trading decisions
    • The Product Development team is completely responsible for building and rolling out the functionality that their clients value, ensuring that customers and prospects are able to use their services

    Benefits:

    • Fantastic benefits package, strong base salaries, with valuable stock options
    • Growing company, so an incredible level of project ownership, and progression as the company grows too
    • They operate with transparency and minimal bureaucracy; as part of the product team you write the code that powers their product – see first-hand how your work impacts the product and company

    Skills & Experience Required:

    • BA/BS degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
    • Looking for solid Java knowledge, including Java foundations, memory model, common frameworks and APIs
    • Interest in the financial world, problem-solving ability and enthusiasm to join a start-up
    • Previous product knowledge is desirable but not required

    They are on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic people to join their team; if you feel you are a good match or are interested in a general chat about the tech market, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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  • Quantitative Developer

    Leading Market-Making Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary: Competitive compensation, strong bonus potential

    Summary:

    My client is an options market making and sales advisory firm with a global trading footprint, operating in the Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities and FX derivatives markets. They’re looking to hire a strong C++ Quantitative Developer.

    The Role:

    • Integrate desk trading models into a high performance, low latency C++ environment.
    • Learn about derivatives trading and mathematical models.
    • Contribute ideas and collaborate to improve software design and trading logic.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject
    • At least 2 years of professional C++ experience
    • Some experience with or interest in Python development
    • Experience in performance engineering, latency optimization and data engineering
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Quant Developer – Execution

    Globally Elite Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A world-leading hedge fund is looking for a Quantitative Developer as part of their elite execution engineering team.

    The successful engineer will be responsible for the development of automated hedging systems, algorithmic trading platforms and market data simulations, as part of the fund’s Execution Engineering team. They will contribute directly to the business, building best execution practices and systems across Equities, Fixed Income and Commodities businesses.

    Requirements:

    • Strong C++ and Python programming skill-set
    • Data analysis skills (Python // KDB)
    • Strong communication skills to be able to work closely with various businesses and teams, as well as the ability to solve open-ended questions
    • Bachelors/Masters in highly analytical or technical field: CS, EE, Mech Eng, Math, Statistics, Physics, etc.
    • Demonstrated strong CS fundamentals/experience

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Work in challenging, performance-driven environment
    • Market-leading compensation
    • Potential for substantial business impact
    • Work alongside the best talent in the industry
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quality Assurance Lead

    Sports Betting Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    The Client

    My client is a fast-growing fintech in the sports betting space. They analyse huge data sets and write statistical models to predict the outcome of sporting events – both pre-match, and live in-play.

    Currently a team of 25, they have achieved great success in making accurate predictions and building their client base, and now is a great time to join their bright, creative team.

    Their office has a relaxed yet slick feel, and the team is flat-structured with a real sense that everyone is pushing in the same direction – with a lot of collaboration between departments.

    The Role

    They are now looking for an experienced QA Engineer to define and implement a robust testing strategy for their market-leading risk management system. This will encompass all aspects of their multi-tenant cloud platform, and you will play a crucial role in the growth of the company over the coming months and years.

    You will be the standalone QA Engineer at first, giving the chance to really leave your mark on the company. Despite being the only QA you will spend time collaborating with your peers – including Quant Analysts, Data Scientists and Software Engineers.

    Day to day tasks will include:

    • Creating automated test scripts from scratch for functional, integration, performance and security testing
    • Ensuring high quality throughout the entire software delivery cycle
    • Prepare, maintain and execute test plans, in collaboration with the tech team

    Requirements

    • 5+ years’ commercial experience working on Quality Assurance
    • 2.1 or equivalent in a STEM subject
    • Experience with automation testing tools on a high volume of transactions – Cucumber, Gherkin, Selenium, Postman
    • Experience defining QA strategies using both automation and manual techniques
    • Coding experience with at least one OO programming or scripting language

     Benefits

    • Competitive salary
    • Intelligent, collaborative team
    • Flexible hours and WFH opportunities
    • Free onsite gym
    • Fruit and snacks provided
    • Modern, open plan office
    • Slick interview process
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Data Scientist

    Causality-focused Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    The Client

    My client is a market-leader in machine learning and predictive technology. What sets them apart from their competitors is that their predictive machine focuses on causality, and is capable of applying time series data from a vast range of industries, rather than just one. In turn they are capable of providing accurate predictions for a variety of clients.

    Their clients include tier 1 investment banks, leading hedge funds and one of Europe’s biggest logistics companies – predicting outputs such as oil prices, mortgage rates, energy consumption, and even the spread of disease.

    The Role

    Data Scientists are split into two paths, depending on your experience and career aspirations: Commercial where you will be working with clients to tailor the predictive machine to their specific needs; and Research where you will work purely in-house to develop new models.

    Both teams provide the opportunity to work with an incredibly smart team of individuals who simply love to solve tough problems.

    If you would like to take a look at both job specs just let me know!

    Requirements

    • Strong academic record – PhD/Masters in ML/Maths/Stats etc. from a leading university
    • Creative mind and ability to come up with new ideas to solve complex problems
    • Experience publishing journals is also highly sought-after
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary + share options
    • Budget for personal development to attend conferences, courses, buy books, etc.
    • Choice of laptop
    • Flexible hours and WFH opportunities
    • Regular team socials and trips away
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Specialties
      Data Science,Fintech,ML
    • Contact

      If you feel you’re a strong candidate for this role & would like more details, including the two slightly different job specs, please contact:

    • Sam Forrest
      sam.forrest@oxfordknight.co.uk
      linkedin.com/in/spforrest

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  • C++ Engineer

    Prop Trading Firm (London)

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    My client is a leading prop trading shop who are experts in building low-latency software for high frequency trading.

     The Role:

    You will build and enhance my client’s trading platforms through the full SDLC – requirement gathering, building, testing, and deployment. This is a small, 10 person desk looking for a strong and effective communicator to work directly with the traders and researchers.  Work spans from building low-latency/high throughput back end systems, to time-saving tools and apps. The team also leverage cutting edge data analysis / machine learning techniques to find patterns and anomalies which will give you exposure to the strategy development side.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • 3+ years’ experience in C++ development, especially C++11/14 onwards
    • Python (for tool/frameworks)
    • Good knowledge of Unix/Linux
    • Experience in multi-threaded, low latency software
    • Solid data structures / algorithms
    • Understanding of what goes on inside a computer / experience with CPU

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Visa sponsorship and relocation package to London provided (if required)
    • Start-up feel / collaborative environment
    • Free gym membership / meals

    Compensation

    Up to 150K base salary + bonus.

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  • Software Engineer

    Tier 1 Bank

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary – My client is a leading tier 1 investment bank, which provides a wide range of financial services for clients including corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals.

    The Role:

    • Design and build highly scalable platforms that provide clients with access to content, portfolio analytics, risk, and execution services.
    • As this is a senior role, you will have the opportunity to combine leadership and decision-making with your hands-on contributions.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject.
    • Expert knowledge of Java programming.
    • Proficiency with JavaScript/React.
    • NoSQL databases such as MongoDB or Elastic Search

    Perks:

    • Medical insurance.
    • Flexible working.
    • Competitive holiday policy.

    Salary: Competitive, strong bonus potential.

     

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  • Platform Engineer – AWS Cloud Work

    Global Award-Winning Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    This innovative start-up works in an agile way to deploy scalable services for corporate institutions and trading derivatives and have received strong VC funding. They are seeking strong platform engineers to develop new features and increase team velocity to deliver technical tooling and infrastructure. Tech stack includes: AWS, NodeJS, Terraform, Apache.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design and develop with lead platform engineer
    • Reduce complexity within infrastructure and focus on scalability
    • Work in an agile team and excel in a flat structured firm
    • Give key status updates to stakeholders
    • Learn exciting new tech

    Qualifications:

    • 4+ years in DevOps/SRE roles
    • 2+ years of Terraform/Ansible commercial experience
    • Excellent AWS experience
    • STEM degree

    Benefits:

    • Likely £65k+ salary
    • Unique area of work in which to develop
    • Regular socials
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Junior Java Engineers for Delta 1 Trading

    Market-Leading Tech-Driven Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    This global market-leading, tech-driven firm trade their own capital across global markets, and have an exciting new role on their Delta 1 trading desk. This exciting opportunity to work in this area allows developers to join an extremely high calibre of employees, and work closely with traders whilst building the trading platform. This role offers junior developers the chance to gain valuable industry knowledge through the position they have near the trading desk.

    The firm has a US headquarters and has experienced phenomenal growth in terms of revenue and number of markets in which it trades.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design, develop and test proprietary trading software
    • Autonomy in complex algorithmic trading systems
    • Build real-time trade management and risk analysis
    • Learn exciting new tech

    Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of development experience with Java, willing to learn new technologies
    • Comp Sci degree or other STEM discipline

    Benefits:

    • Tech hub location with global offices
    • Performance-driven collaborative culture
    • High compensation
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++/Python Quantitative Developers – Fixed Income

    Market-Leading Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    This multi-strategy firm have an exciting role in their front office fixed income team, which focuses on developing the in-house quantitative portfolio, risk/pricing analytics suite. The exciting opportunity to work in this division is a key benefit to this role as the division is within a globally renowned hedge fund. This position allows the fund to perform in unique trading areas.

    The fixed income unit focuses on liquid products and involves macroeconomic analysis with quantitative modelling to gain global market opportunities. The division has multiple portfolio managers, each with renowned skills in their specific area. Hence, cross collaboration allows quantitative developers the opportunity to improve their skills across each business area.

    Responsibilities:

    • Engineer core analytics for linear rates products
    • Work with portfolio managers to build relative-value trading tools
    • Improve processes to support process-driven trading
    • Be a key link between PMs and quantitative researchers during projects

    Qualifications:

    • Solid mathematical foundations with interest in finance
    • STEM degree
    • Python/C++ programming experience in Windows or Linux
    • Desirable: Knowledge on interest rates, bonds, inflation swaps

    Benefits:

    • Tech hub location
    • Greenfield exposure
    • Performance-driven collaborative culture
    • High total compensation
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Technology Developer

    Systematic Asset Trading Platform

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Role:

    Technology Developer wanted for a diverse, greenfield, systematic asset trading platform. This role will give you the opportunity to build, develop and learn a diverse full-stack financial system. You will be working directly with the head of the trading desk to build this new greenfield trading platform.

    They are looking for a passionate junior-mid level computer scientist with a knowledge of and interest in financial markets. They are using the latest version of their technology stack to build every aspect of the platform from the core back-end infrastructure through to the web and desktop applications.

    While they are currently using C#, .NET, React and SQL, with an approach of the ‘right tech for the right job’, they are open to developers of all backgrounds and to bringing in new technologies!

    Benefits:

    • You’ll get to use the latest versions of their tech stack – core .NET, Visual Studio 2017
    • All greenfield work
    • Fast-track route to learn entire buy-side cycle
    • 70k on base + benefits
    • Brand new office in Green Park
    • Canteen with all your food provided daily
    • Monthly company socials

    Requirements:

    • Strong developer – any OO background, ideally C#/.NET experience
    • 2-4 years commercial experience
    • Knowledge of financial markets
    • Experience with web technologies is a bonus – React, Typescript…
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Solid knowledge of data structures and algorithms
    • Knowledge of SQL
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java or .NET/C# Developer

    Commodities - Financial Trading

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    .NET/C# or Java developers wanted for a commodity and energy trading organisation. All of their trading software is built and executed entirely in-house, both domestically and internationally, and currently valued at over $2.8bn.

    They are looking for experienced developers who are interested in a holistic style of work, from pure software engineering through to data analysis and trade execution, to join the flat-structured organisation – building an entire trading suite project which started only months ago.

    Responsibilities:

    • Developing the core trading platform – entirely greenfield project.
    • Working on strategic settlement, inventory and confirmation systems.
    • Working in Java, Angular and .NET.
    • Working with all parts of the business across the firm.
    • Execution management.
    • Front office user communication – daily interaction with the business.

    Requirements:

    • Strong Java or .NET/C# experience
    • 3+ years commercial experience
    • Solid SQL background
    • Financial market knowledge, ideally commodities
    • Spring / NoSQL – a plus but not essential

    Rewards and Incentives:

    • Working with a small technical team of leading developers
    • Having a direct input into the business
    • Relaxed office environment
    • Highly competitive salary
    • Market-leading bonuses
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • eTrading Team Lead

    Tier 1 Investment Bank

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    A team lead opportunity to work closely alongside multiple strategists, traders and quant teams in one of the best teams in a world-renowned investment bank.

    Job Summary:

    My client is looking for a senior hands-on technical lead for their FX etrading technology team. In this position you will be leading a growing team, as well as interacting across multiple business lines and providing innovative solutions.

    You must have a demonstrative ability in analyzing technical and business problems and make intelligent technical decisions. The ideal candidate will be required to have excellent code development skills and have a strong understanding of financial markets, and experience leading a team.

    My client provides an array of investment banking, investment management, securities and wealth management services. They are a tech-driven banking firm, with heavy investment in technology: they look to stay ahead of competitors. You will be working alongside only the most talented individuals coming from a variety of backgrounds.

    The Person:

    You will participate in strategist projects to deliver functionality to traders and structurers. You must have a demonstrative ability to work closely with all areas of the business to deliver efficient, well-executed solutions in a timely manner.

    In addition you’ll be expected to lead a team which is growing and be involved in their expansion. Candidates from all OO backgrounds are encouraged to apply; providing you have a willingness to learn and cross-train into Java, my client would love to speak to you in more detail.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • Exceptional programming skills (3+ years experience) from a strong technical background – also willingness to cross-train in other languages – specifically Java.
    • Experience in OO design and ability to manage the full SDLC.
    • Experience in financial markets.
    • Experience leading or mentoring a team.
    • Excellent communication skills as you will be reporting directly to the business and communicating with a global team, strategists and other stakeholders.

    Benefits & Incentives:

    • Fantastic salary – up to £125k, plus lucrative IB bonus.
    • Good work-life balance.
    • Comprehensive healthcare alongside generous pension contributions.
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  • Senior Full Stack Engineer

    Fintech - London

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Y Combinator-graduated company are looking for an experienced full stack senior engineer to head up a new team  which will be responsible for taking their platform to the next level. You’ll need a proven track record of designing and executing technical product roadmaps. You’ll also need a deep insight into how to design, build and ship software that impacts the bottom line. Experience leading a small engineering team before would be a bonus.

    Experience building large-scale Java/Kotlin/Javascript applications and a deep understanding of the APIs that power them Their UI is powered from their public APIs, so attention to detail and caring deeply about the customer experience is a must. A significant part of the role will be customer-facing; leading product demos and helping potential customers evaluate the product. They deploy often (several times a day).

    Requirements:

    • 5+ years’ commercial experience with Java
    • Expert knowledge in HTML, CSS and Javascript
    • Experience building great applications with UX in mind
    • Experience with restful APIs
    • Skilled at debugging and optimization
    • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Computer Science

    Bonus:

    • Experience with JS frameworks such as React, Angular or Vue
    • Interested in visualizing complex and time-series data

    Benefits:

    • Dog-friendly office
    • Remote working / WFH options
    • Stock options
    • Central London office near the South Bank
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Java Engineer

    Billing Platform Fintech, London

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Company / Job Summary:

    Senior Java Engineer wanted for this expanding fintech to head up a small engineering team in their London office. Their product – an innovative subscription and billing platform – is used by some of the biggest software firms across the UK and North America.

    If you have a proven track record of building large-scale applications and experience of team leadership, this could be your next role.

    The Role:

    This opportunity will give you the chance to have a direct and significant impact on the platform. This is a customer-facing role and would suit someone who comes from a background of delivering an exceptional customer experience. You will be building large-scale Java/Kotlin/Javascript applications and designing the APIs that power them.

    Requirements:

    • 4+ years’ experience, significant Java experience essential
    • Very strong HTML, CSS and Javascript knowledge
    • RESTful APIs design experience
    • Strong academic background (from leading university) in Computer Science, or other quantitative discipline
    • Outstanding communication skills, self-motivated and ambitious
    • Experience with React, Angular or Vue is a bonus

    Benefits:

    • Lead and be part of an exciting, well-funded, fast-growing team
    • Competitive salary with stock options and usual start-up perks
    • Dynamic, collegial working environment in central London
    • Open to remote working

    Salary range:

    Competitive, plus stock and other start-up perks

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  • Software Developer

    Innovative Health Tech Start-up, London

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Company / Job Summary:

    An innovative start-up building the future of healthcare IT are looking for software developers to join their dynamic London team.

    You will be delivering new products and features, working closely with the CTO and having an input into how the product develops – all with the aim of improving how healthcare practitioners communicate with their patients.

    The Role:

    You can expect to be involved in development across the whole stack from desktop to server to front-end web. Involvement in long-term architectural decisions, as well as helping to shape the team and product as the company grows.

    Requirements:

    • 3 years’ experience in software development, with working knowledge of web technologies and REST APIs
    • Evidence of working in multiple languages – developers from any technical background will be considered!
    • Strong academic background (from leading university) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics – or equivalent
    • Experience with DevOps, automation and cloud engineering (AWS), as well managing a CI/CD environment is a big plus

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary with meaningful share options
    • Other perks like daily free breakfast, weekly lunches and annual fitness/exercise bonus
    • Annual team retreat
    • Working with a friendly and agile team, with opportunity for more responsibility as the company grows

    Salary range:

    Competitive, plus stock and other start-up perks

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  • Junior Data Engineer – London

    Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    London-based hedge fund, with a very strong reputation in the industry due to its success, influence and innovation, are looking to bring in a Junior Data Engineer for the Market Data and Analytics team. You’ll be responsible for end-to-end searches, integration, procurement and the initial analysis of data that will be informing important investment decisions. The role is fast-moving and varied so the ideal candidate will have a love for problem-solving, data and idea creation. Candidates can expect to work with: MSSQL, Python, C#, Kafka, Pandas, Jupyter, Powershell, Openshift, ElasticSearch and more.

    You will be expected to work closely with stakeholders across the firm to turn data into critical information and knowledge to be used business-wide. You will be integrating large, varied sets of data, as well as designing, building and deploying tools to be used company-wide – you will have complete ownership of these products from end to end.

    Requirements:

    • Strong Computer Science degree from a top tier university
    • Strong experience in an OO language – C# and Python are preferred
    • Strong experience using SQL to deal with large volumes of data
    • Knowledge of Apache Kafka or similar processing platforms
    • Familiarities with data visualization and web technologies

    Benefits:

    • Central London office
    • Strong salaries – great bonuses
    • Great culture
    • Freedom to make impact on a small team
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  • Java Developer – London

    Expanding Fintech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    London-based fintech start-up are building a cutting-edge product to give financial firms the chance to enhance their returns and minimize costs in today’s capital markets. The product development team is totally responsible for building and rolling out the functionality that is valued by their loyal clients. They’re constantly growing and understand that, thanks to their transparency, each individual hire can grow and progress within the company.

    They use Java, Kotlin, Maven, Angular 8 and AWS.

    Responsibilities

    • Write the code that powers their product
    • Partner with business analysts, quants, developers and clients to understand and deliver customer expectations
    • Support the functionality provided to clients; for example, drilling into the accuracy of calculation results and investigating mismatches
    • Understand how the financial analytics in the product provide value to our clients

    Requirements

    • Solid Java experience
    • Degree in Computer Science
    • Strong problem-solving ability
    • Design experience, specifically distributed systems
    • Experience in the financial industry

    Benefits

    • Cycle to work
    • Stock options
    • Clear career progression
    • Travel and health insurance!

    Please note this company does not offer visa sponsorship.

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  • Junior Software Developer – London

    Systematic Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Systematic hedge fund based in central London are looking for a junior software developer specializing in C# and .NET. This hedge fund’s core strengths are research and technology, so you’ll be making a direct impact. You will be in a challenging working environment alongside a strong team of investment professionals, so you’ll need excellent communication skills.

    Many of the projects you will be working on are in a greenfield environment, so you’ll be able to make your mark in the development world early on as you’ll be creating and maintaining your own applications.

    Requirements:

    • At least 1 year’s commercial experience with C#, .NET and SQL
    • Fluency in English – excellent communication skills are vital
    • At least a BSc. in Computer Science or relevant equivalent degree
    • This is a non-smoking company – you must not be a smoker in order to apply

    Desired:

    • Web technology experience – HTML, CSS, ASP.NET, etc.
    • Experience in developing multi-threaded applications
    • Network programming experience
    • The ability and willingness to work occasional weekends

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Lucrative bonus structure
    • Great office with London skyline views
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  • Data Engineer

    Leading Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Salary: Competitive compensation with very strong bonus potential

    Summary:

    A leading London hedge fund is looking for talented Data Engineers to join their highly skilled and growing team. Responsibilities will include building out their cutting-edge hybrid-cloud data platform for large-scale data processing and working with investment teams across the business to process large, varied data streams from multiple sources.

    Successful candidates will have:

    • 2:1 or higher in STEM from a top tier university
    • Data storage/processing technologies – Kafka/Spark/Hadoop
    • Proficiency with Java/Python/C#/Scala
    • Great communication skills
    • Finance experience a plus but not essential

    Perks:

    • Strong compensation and bonus potential
    • Scope for internal progression
    • Modern offices with catered breakfast and lunch
    • Friendly, collaborative culture – only 2% attrition last year
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  • Full Stack Java Developer – London

    Systematic Trading

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Systematic trading firm based in London are looking for a Full Stack Java Developer, with front office experience and/or risk technology experience, to work on their internal real-time risk and PnL application.

    You don’t need to know the ins and outs of the products, but you’ll need to have a vested interest in how the portfolio managers use them to make trades and understand the risk surrounding them. You can forget the dress code, forget the red tape, forget the rigid structure; they are about getting things done and developing systems they are proud of.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
    • At least 4 years of commercial core Java experience
    • Basic SQL/RDBMS experience
    • Strong communication skills and willingness to work with portfolio managers, quants and operations to understand their requirements and develop systems to solve their problems
    • Excellent team working skills

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Brand new London office
    • Really strong bonuses
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • UI GUI Developer – Hong Kong

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Hong Kong

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    Fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated C# GUI developer to join the Hong Kong team of this leading global market maker. You’ll design, build and enhance their business-critical application suite, to deliver stable and performant GUI.  This will include standalone components and framework libraries.

    A front-end focused role, you’ll collaborate directly with the business, trading desk and development teams to optimize users’ workflow and improve traders’ productivity, while also providing application support.

    The ideal candidate will be self-driven, intellectually curious, and have a passion for developing innovative interactive applications.

    Requirements​:

    • Proficient experience in design and development of front-end enterprise-wide GUIs and/or framework libraries
    • Extensive experience in C#, Winforms, Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Strong programming skills in multithreading, Reactive Extension, C#/.NET
    • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle
    • Experience with any of the following is considered a plus: C#8; SQL, Python; WPF/XAML, MVVM pattern, PRISM, MVVM Light or Caliburn framework; Web GUI such as React, Javascript, Typescript, HTML, CSS

    Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Flexible working encouraged and regular socials
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Low Latency Network Engineer – Sydney

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Sydney

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    Leading global market maker leveraging technology to solve challenges in the markets is looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join their fast-paced, dynamic team in Sydney.

    Network Engineers at this firm have the opportunity to design and deploy the next generation of production, development, and QA infrastructure as they grow their presence in the APAC region.

    This is a team of highly skilled engineers who oversee reliability, availability and performance, working with the global infrastructure team to improve technology, while innovating and pushing for APAC autonomy.

    Requirements​:

    • Strong, comprehensive understanding of network engineering and applicable administration methods
    • Solid experience designing and maintaining multicast networks on a variety of hardware platforms
    • Proficiency designing and supporting BGP and OSPF Layer 3 routing protocols
    • Background in designing, operating and/or managing mission-critical systems
    • Bonus points for knowledge of financial exchange collocations and network setups, especially APAC

    Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Flexible working encouraged and regular socials
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Low Latency Systems Engineer – Sydney

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Sydney

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    Leading global market maker leveraging technology to solve challenges in the markets is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to reduce complexity in and improve performance of trading systems.

    Working within a dynamic team in Sydney, Systems Engineers at this firm are responsible for the deployment and configuration of all Linux-based systems and services. You’ll work directly with researchers, application development and other infrastructure teams as they grow their presence in the APAC region.

    This is a team of highly skilled engineers who oversee reliability, availability and performance, working with the global systems team to improve technology, while innovating and pushing for APAC autonomy.

    Requirements​:

    • Strong, comprehensive understanding of Linux engineering and administration methods
    • Solid understanding of data protection schemes, how they are commonly deployed, and how they fail: erasure coding, replication, RAID, snapshots, etc.
    • Familiarity with tuning OS and kernel parameters for improved performance, and tools such as e.g. Terraform, Packer, Ansible, Puppet, etc.
    • Comfortable working with common scripting languages such as Python
    • Broad experience with common infrastructure services such as DNS, DHCP, LDAP, Kerberos, etc.

    Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Flexible working encouraged and regular socials
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Software Engineer – Sydney

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Sydney

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    C++ software engineer wanted for this leading global market maker to join their fast-paced, dynamic team. They utilise technology to trade on all markets around the globe and are looking to expand the development team at their APAC hub in Sydney.

    You will be creating next-generation software solutions for one of the world’s most powerful trading platforms, collaborating with business leaders to optimize performance and efficiency.

    The role would suit someone who is passionate about technology and software development, with an enthusiasm for solving open-ended, challenging problems. The successful candidate will also have strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

    Requirements​:

    • Strong, comprehensive C++ experience
    • Solid understanding of multi-threaded application design
    • Proficiency working with distributed systems
    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or a related field)
    • Experience with prop trading preferred, but not essential

    Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Flexible working encouraged and regular socials
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Inventory Management Engineer – London

    Global Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    As part of the London team you will take part in projects to help build the brand new platform and directly impact the inventory management capabilities of this firm. You will work on all aspects of the project, from working with both regional and global traders, to gathering requirements, and to implementing and deploying the platform. You will also have the chance to influence the core technology as they look to seamlessly handle the constantly increasing demand from their clients.

    Role Includes

    • Create highly scalable systems and develop user-facing web apps.
    • Mentor junior developers.
    • Analyse requirements and investigate available technologies.
    • Provide constant updates on milestones and statuses of projects to management.

    What You’ll Need

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering (or related) from a top tier university.
    • Strong experience with Java, Python, C++ or similar language.
    • Knowledge of object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms.

    Desired

    • Knowledge of SQL.
    • Apache Kafka/Apache Spark experience.
    • Full stack development experience using Angular/React, Javascript, HTML5, as well as GraphQL.
    • Experience with the whole product lifecycle.
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  • High Performance Java Developer

    Tier 1 Investment Bank

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    My client is looking to hire talented full-stack developers to work on a greenfield project replacing the existing platform to improve efficiency within the firm.

    You will be joining the Securities division, creating highly scalable systems, gathering and streamlining inventory in real time, creating user-facing applications, analytics and visualisation. You will have a great impact on critical trading decisions and will work on the entire project from designing to deployment.

    You will need to be a strong communicator, as the core value of this division is to build relationships with institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. You will be working in a global team collaborating with other teams within the bank to develop equities financing and securities services to clients.

    This team is aligned to a trading desk and are re-using a piece of the bank’s front-office order-management tech which cost $100 million to build in 2019.

    Required:

    • Bachelor’s or master’s in computer science or related, 2:1 or above
    • 2+ years’ commercial experience after graduation
    • The ideal candidate is a high performance Java developer, but candidates with any OO experience are of interest
    • Experience with Kafka and Spark or real-time data pipeline and streaming
    • SQL/ database technologies

    Nice to have:

    • Front end/ web technologies; Graph QL, Javascript, Angular/React

    Benefits:

    • Tier 2 visa transfer
    • Up to £120k
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  • Full Stack Java Developer

    Multi-Asset Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    A confident and enthusiastic full stack Java developer is required to join a technology-driven trading firm. They have a relaxed non-bureaucratic environment and manage several billion in assets, balancing both systematic and discretionary methods. You will be joining this global fund in their London office.

    Responsibilities include:

    Working on every aspect of re-engineering the Risk system, directly with risk managers to develop automation tools to streamline and improve functionality. You will be required to source market data and develop systems to assist several assets classes (not siloed) to create results and have an impact!

    You will be joining a results-driven team where traders and developers work side by side. Responsible for building out real-time complex trading systems.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree in Computer Science or similar from top university
    • Commercial core Java experience minimum 1 year
    • React, Javascript, Angular or similar
    • SQL/RDMBS
    • Scripting languages, Python & Big Data experience
    • Financial experience not required

    Benefits:

    • Up to £110k base
    • Great culture, sociable office
    • Amazing views over central London
    • Learn from world-class developers

     

    Unable to sponsor visas.

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  • Mission Critical Network Engineer – Amsterdam

    Leading HFT Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Do you have strong networking fundamentals and recent development experience in networking technology and techniques? Enjoy solving a variety of complex problems? Do you like collaborating with fellow engineers as well as non-technical colleagues? Then you might be our new Network Engineer!

    Fantastic opportunity to join a tech-focused market maker based in Amsterdam in their networks team. Primarily, you will ensure trading systems perform well under all market conditions, but your work will also range from daily tweaking and optimizations to troubleshooting to long-term projects.

    The atmosphere you will work in is fast, but exciting. Employees enjoy a competitive atmosphere surrounded by industry-leading experts, all in a relaxed setting conducive to personal development, with an office space akin to that of social networks.

    Rewards and Incentives 

    • Incredible salary + profit-sharing structure
    • Truly collaborative culture, within a fun, stimulating office environment
    • Informal dress code, daily catering – breakfast, lunch, plus a fully stocked kitchen – and Friday afternoon drinks
    • Pension, discounted health insurance & paid first-class travel
    • Relocation assistance provided
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  • System Support Engineer – Amsterdam

    Leading HFT Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Leading prop trading firm where technology is critical to success, seeking a System Support Engineer with great communication skills to be based in the heart of Amsterdam.

    You will join a highly talented team, tasked with helping employees achieve maximum productivity at all times. As a primary point of contact for users in their IT and Trading Technology requests, the successful candidate will have a background in troubleshooting, problem-solving and user support. This is an exciting role which also involves a large migration from Windows 7 to Windows 10.

    Requirements

    • Significant experience supporting end users on different types of hardware, software, mobile devices and business applications
    • Windows 7 and Windows 10 experience
    • Troubleshooting skills related to networking connectivity, hardware and OS
    • Previous experience with Microsoft SCCM or Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), Intune, Office 365, Exchange operations, Active Directory and VMWare Horizon
    • PowerShell scripting skills
    • Experience with e-mail Phishing analysis and SCOM alerts management

    Rewards and Incentives 

    • Incredible salary + profit-sharing structure
    • Truly collaborative culture, within a fun, stimulating office environment
    • Informal dress code, daily catering – breakfast, lunch, plus a fully stocked kitchen – and Friday afternoon drinks
    • Pension, discounted health insurance & paid first-class travel
    • Relocation assistance provided
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  • Linux Systems Engineer – Amsterdam

    Leading HFT Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Highly proficient Linux Systems Engineer with great communication skills wanted to join a tech-focused market-maker based in the heart of Amsterdam.

    You will join a highly talented team building innovative tools that ensure the production environment works at its highest possible performance level and can continuously improve. Work will include overseeing the UNIX servers (performance monitoring, deploying new solutions, upgrading), fixing and analysing technical problems and researching new technologies either for implementation or to build better.

    Employees enjoy a competitive atmosphere surrounded by industry-leading experts, all in a relaxed setting conducive to personal development, with an office space akin to that of social networks.

    Requirements

    • Exceptional Linux admin skills and the ability to think like a SRE/Programmer
    • Experience within a high-performance computer environment
    • Exposure to automating and solid scripting skills, e.g. PowerShell/Python
    • Experience using Infrastructure-as-Code and Ansible
    • Experience with cloud providers – AWS or Azure – is a bonus
    • Desire to learn more about financial markets; no experience required

    Rewards and Incentives 

    • Incredible salary + profit-sharing structure
    • Truly collaborative culture, within a fun, stimulating office environment
    • Informal dress code, daily catering – breakfast, lunch, plus a fully stocked kitchen – and Friday afternoon drinks
    • Pension, discounted health insurance & paid first-class travel
    • Relocation assistance provided
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  • London – Software Engineer

    Systematic Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    London-based systematic trading fund are looking for their next generation of software engineers to join their ranks. They build critical solutions, from pre-trade research platforms to post-trade clearing, as well as settlement services. These include high-throughput systems that scale millions of transactions per second.

    You will develop under the sponsorship of the CTO. Designing, developing and deploying elegant software solutions to be used across the whole firm. You will also be partnered with business leaders to find out their priorities, in turn developing and delivering customized solutions.

    Requirements

    • Proficiency with multiple object-oriented languages – Java, Python, C++, etc.
    • Strong knowledge of machine learning/deep learning, relational databases and distributed service oriented architecture
    • Experience building high performance, highly available and scalable systems, as well as complex software systems that have been successfully adopted by customers over extended time periods
    • Ability to deliver short-term results whilst being able to focus on long-term strategic solutions
    • Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in Computer Science from a top-tier university

    Benefits

    • London office
    • Incredibly strong workforce
    • Strong salary and bonus with huge earning potential
    • Lots of company perks
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  • London – Big Data Engineer

    Leading Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Large trading firm is looking for a Big Data Engineer for their London office. At this firm you’ll ‘own’ your part of the stack. You’ll be a hands-on lead over major projects involving a mix of technologies. You will also have to develop automation in order to minimize operational toil, in accordance to SRE principles. Additionally, you’ll be part of a schedule where you’ll be ‘on-call’ for certain database technologies.

    Requirements

    • Extensive experience in engineering – primarily using an open source database to solve complex business problems with cutting-edge tech
    • Comfort using automation languages, i.e Python and Go, as well as being proficient with SQL
    • Comfort using Linux shell in order to troubleshoot systems

    Desirable Skills

    • ETL pipeline experience
    • Kafka, Python, pandas
    • Experience in the trading industry – more so if it was within post-trade processing systems
    • Distributed database systems and petabyte-scale data-warehouse experience
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  • Senior Full Stack Engineer

    Thriving IoT Tech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Launched in 2015, this company was listed in the top 5 of Linkedin’s hottest start-ups to work for in 2019.  Their solutions combine hardware, software, and cloud to bring real-time visibility, analytics, and AI to operations across industries such as transportation, food production and local government.

    They have an ambitious hiring plan for the coming year and are looking for talented engineers to join their fast-growing London team. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead the design and development of a broad range of features directly impacting customers.

    The successful developer will own and coordinate solving a range of different engineering challenges; from architecting data structures for mass data collection to presenting data analytics in ways that provide customers with actionable insights for both web and mobile platforms.

    They use Golang for the back-end; Typescript and React for web client; GraphQL to get data from the back-end; React Native for mobile app. They are keen to see candidates with experience in any OO.

    Requirements:

    • 4+ years’ experience building or working on production apps
    • Strong OO experience
    • Enjoy developing new/improving current products based on understanding users’ needs

    Perks:

    • Collaborative team culture and working environment
    • Competitive salary + stock options
    • Generous compensation package, including medical insurance, free catered lunches, unlimited snacks & fruit, monthly commuter benefit

    Salary:

    £70k – 90k base + stock

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  • Full Stack Engineer

    Innovative Electronic Trading Fintech

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Leading operator of electronic marketplaces, providing access to markets, data & analytics, electronic trading, straight-through-processing and reporting to over 2000 clients internationally. Their OTC platform facilitates more than $700bn daily trading volume – one of the largest fixed income platforms globally.

    The Role

    Fantastic opportunity to join a passionate team of technologists where you will build the next-generation fixed-income trading platform, using the latest tools and technologies. The ideal candidate will be a creative and innovative thinker who enjoys collaborating and strives to make an impact.

    You will be developing new, and enhancing existing products, working with a substantial codebase. You will work closely with product managers, other developers and the QA team to continuously improve and deliver business-critical solutions.

    Requirements

    • Proven C++ experience is essential (ideally Microsoft Visual C++)
    • STEM degree
    • Javascript/HTML5, Perl and Python highly desirable
    • SQL, such as MSSQL or Oracle
    • Advocate and practitioner of automated testing in its various forms
    • Previous financial markets experience unnecessary, training will be provided

    Benefits:

    • Up to £120k base salary + bonus
    • Flat organizational structure, fostering a truly collaborative, impactful environment
    • Renowned award-winning OTC trading platform
    • Start-up culture with the perks of an established firm
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  • HFT Systems Developer

    Prop Market Maker

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a leading prop trading firm with a global presence. Tech-driven, they invest heavily in their engineering teams.

    They are seeking a HFT Systems Developer to join their London team, working with traders and developers to improve existing and build new technology. The ideal candidate will have strong development skills and a proactive attitude towards solving problems.

    Not only will you work closely with trading and research, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore and test your own ideas for the markets. As the team expands, you’ll have the chance to take ownership of core elements of the technology, and see them through to scale and global use.

    Requirements:

    • Proficiency with modern C++
    • Strong mathematical fundamentals
    • Experience with high performance systems development and source control management
    • Comfortable solving new and unfamiliar problems quickly and creatively
    • Interest in trading and finance
    • Exposure to or knowledge of C#, Python, Julia, AWS or other cloud technologies is a bonus

    Culture / Benefits:

    • Excellent bonus potential and compensation
    • Relaxed, informal, yet highly rewarding work culture
    • No dress code, catered offices and regular social events
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
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  • Trading Systems Analyst

    Tech-Driven Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    The Client

    One of the world’s largest hedge funds, this is a fantastic opportunity to join one of systematic trading’s most prestigious technology teams in their London office. With plenty of opportunity to grow and have enormous impact, you will be responsible for the support of a critical, leading-edge quant research and trading platform.

    The majority of their systems run on Linux and most code is written in Python, with the full scientific stack: numpy, scipy, pandas, scikit-learn, etc. Systems that require the highest data throughput are implemented in Java.

    The Role

    Primarily, you will be responsible for technology and trading support in London. You will ensure continuous operation of business-critical servers, applications and services, with the opportunity to put into practice any development skills you may have.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about technology and writing high-quality code, and will enjoy working proactively with other technology teams to ensure best practice, writing appropriate tools where necessary.

    This role will require the ability to do shift work on a rota basis, covering weekdays, most bank holidays and infrequent, short, weekend work.

    Key Skills Required

    • Strong working knowledge of Linux and associated scripting languages – preferably Bash
    • Exceptional communication skills, particularly with global colleagues in a range of disciplines
    • Experience in Python is a bonus
    • Interest in learning any of the following modern technologies is advantageous: Ansible, Docker, Prometheus, Logstash, Jenkins, Spark, Git, Jira, Kubernetes, Keycloak, Vault
    • Passion for technology, evidenced by personal projects, GitHub account, etc.

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary + generous bonuses
    • Extra perks including a personal development allowance and daily lunch
    • Central London office with a very smart, friendly tech team
    • Flat-structured, transparent and collaborative environment, ‘no-attitude’ culture
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  • Site Reliability Engineer

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    Exciting opportunity for an experienced SRE to join a globally-renowned, highly regarded asset manager in their London office. This is a crucial role within a high-performance environment, working with a cohesive team of engineers, developers and trade support teams to build world-class systems.

    The ideal candidate will have a background in either software development, networking, UNIX internals or large-scale systems administration. You’ll have the drive to innovate, automate and constantly use measurements and statistics to improve performance and quality.

    You will utilise your deep understanding of how applications function to oversee taking them to production, to provide early support for apps in development and to ensure crisp application function throughout its lifetime.

    Requirements​:

    • Excellent computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, distributed systems
    • Fully proficient working in one or more modern structured programming language
    • Streaming financial market data via direct feeds or vendors, e.g. Refinitiv, is hugely beneficial
    • KDB+ experience a strong plus
    • Basic working understanding of Multicast and TCP/IP networking, LAN, WAN & Linux networking
    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science (or similar)

    Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Flexible working encouraged and regular socials
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  • Reliability Engineer

    Market-Leading Quantitative Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Job Summary:

    Reliability Engineer at market-leading quantitative trading firm in London. The team exists in the space between traditional systems administration and development, and seeks to merge the capabilities from both disciplines. Supporting large, business-critical distributed systems and monitoring software reliability in a high performance environment.

    Role:

    1. Acting as a conduit between both infrastructure and development teams
    2. Primary support for multiple, large distributed software applications
    3. Improving all aspects of software reliability, including better monitoring, alerting and documentation
    4. Engaging with software engineering teams on support issues and improvements to tools, processes, and software
    5. Gathering and analyzing metrics from both operating systems and applications to assist in performance tuning and fault finding

    Technical Skills Required:

    1. Experience with one of: Java, C, C++, with one or more ‘scripting’ languages – such as Python, Ruby, and/or Javascript.
    2. At least one of the following: i. host-based networking, ii. Linux/Unix administration, iii. systems programming, iv. distributed systems, v. databases, and a desire to learn more.
    3. The ability to quickly leverage off-the-shelf and open-source systems and utilities to rapidly provision production systems in a variety of domains, especially for multi-tenant use.
    4. A proven track record of automation and an algorithmic approach to solving problems.
    5. A proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, performance bottlenecks, etc.
    6. An understanding of the operational concerns in a demanding environment; ideally, but not necessarily, finance.

    Salary:

    up to £130k base + bonus

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  • Python Quant Researcher

    Tech-Driven Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    As a Quantitative Researcher, you will have an opportunity to solve challenging problems arising in a trading environment while utilizing statistical scientific algorithms and mathematical modelling techniques. You will work closely with traders and researchers to build and refine trading tools and strategies.

    How you will make an impact:

    1. Create practical solutions to problems presented in the trading environment
    2. Implement Natural Language Processing / ML / Deep Learning
    3. Time series analysis
    4. Algo Design
    5. Create long/short-term alphas
    6. Conduct statistical analysis of market data, historical trends, and relationships across multiple asset classes
    7. Formulate and apply mathematical modelling and quantitative methods to identify and capture trading opportunities

    Requirements:

    1. A master’s or PhD in a technical discipline, with a focus on Statistics, Optimization, Quantitative Finance or related fields
    2. Proficient Python programming skills with experience exploring large datasets
    3. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including a solid foundation of statistics knowledge
    4. Working knowledge of probability theory, stochastic calculus and numerical algorithms, such as finite differences, Monte Carlo simulation, etc.
    5. Some exposure to Natural Language Processing and/or high-performance computing is a plus
    6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills to report research results as well as methodologies

    Visa sponsorship available.

    Salary: up to £140k + strong bonuses

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  • Java Developer

    Multi-Strategy Investment Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Join a collaborative and dynamic environment with no red tape or rigid structure. With offices in Hong Kong, London and New York, and assets under management of over $7bn, this diverse fund is looking for a Java developer to expand its London team.

    Currently a friendly team of ~13 developers, this is a superb opportunity for someone interested in buy-side finance to learn about all aspects of how a hedge fund operates, with a specific focus on the Risk function. The Risk team will be your principal customers and you’ll sit right in amongst them.

    The successful candidate will be happy developing and supporting all levels of the tech stack, including front-ends, middleware, servers and databases. They are constantly developing new tools and are looking for people who are confident to suggest new technologies / methodologies where appropriate, bringing experience and new ideas to the work.

    Requirements

    • 4+ years’ commercial core Java experience
    • Intermediate SQL/RDBMS experience
    • Exposure to the full SDLC (gathering requirements, designing, developing, testing, deploying, supporting, monitoring)
    • Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Maths or similar
    • Excellent team-working skills – they’re a small team so working closely together is vital
    • Knowledge of Risk Metric / Risk Systems would be highly beneficial

    Culture / Benefits

    • Recently renovated, amazing open-plan office with roof terrace overlooking Green Park
    • Hugely collaborative across all teams; no red tape or endless meetings
    • Competitive compensation: flat structure, feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas

    Salary:  

    Up to £130k (base) + lucrative hedge fund bonuses (100%+)

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  • Java Engineer (Trading Systems)

    Leading Prop Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    The ideal candidate will come from the big-tech, start-up or hedge fund space. Although previous financial experience is not necessary, the candidate must possess a keen interest in financial markets / trading. Must have at least two years’ experience and a computer science / engineering degree from a top university.

    Summary:

    • Leading proprietary trading firm with offices in USA, UK and Asia
    • Tight-knit team of 4 portfolio managers, 2 quants and 4 software engineers trading ETFs on EU, APAC and US markets

    Role:

    • Collaborate closely with traders and researchers to build and maintain a high-performance trading system
    • Exchange Handlers, Connectivity Strategies, UI, Risk Systems
    • Make continuous performance improvements for lower latency / higher throughput
    • Greenfield projects to capture new trading opportunities

    Required Skills:

    • Performance Java development skills
    • Strong experience with concurrency / multithreading / distributed systems
    • Linux development
    • Strong maths/statistics background
    • Problem-solving and debugging ability

    Perks:

    • Market-leading salary
    • Tier 2 transfer available for candidates located in UK
    • Good work-life balance
    • Incredibly strong tech team that puts technology first and makes use of all things open source
    • Flat org structure – feel rewarded for your efforts
    • In-house library / gym

    Salary:

    up to £140k base salary + annual bonus

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  • Low Latency C/C++ Developer

    Market-Making / Asset Management Firm

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    My client is a tech-driven asset management and market-making firm, currently expanding all its London teams which build software designed and optimized for low-latency electronic trading from the ground up.

    Benefits:

    • They have a strong culture of learning and innovation. They host regular workshops where an expert in C++/ML community will come in to do a talk and they encourage your own personal development
    • Work from home / flexi-working
    • Great office with fully catered breakfast/lunch
    • Amazing socials
    • Market-leading base salaries in London + up to 100% bonuses
    • Visa sponsorship available

    Teams Hiring:

    1. Market Data: building out high-performance market data-feed handlers and distribution system
    2. Execution: algorithmic trading and execution and order management
    3. Risk: designing and building cutting-edge next-gen risk platform

    Requirements:

    • Computer Science or STEM degree from a top global university
    • 2 years’ experience with C++ on UNIX (Python desirable)
    • Distributed systems
    • Multithreaded application design
    • TCP/IP Network protocol
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  • Front-End Javascript Developer

    AI / Construction Start-Up

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Ever wondered how skyscrapers like The Shard or The Gherkin get built? This exciting tech start-up uses AI and computer vision to revolutionise the construction of iconic buildings around the world. Their engineering team is growing rapidly – help shape its future by joining now as one of the first engineers in the London office.

    The successful candidate will be working with computer vision scientists to turn research algorithms into production quality software that can be deployed on billion-pound construction projects.

    Primarily you will be designing and developing web applications using Node.js and Vue.js, but the nature of the company is such that you will have many opportunities to get involved with all parts of the business.

    Core Requirements:

    • Strong engineering background in Computer Science / Maths / Software Engineering / Physics or similar
    • 3+ years’ experience of Javascript and familiarity with modern front-end frameworks, eg VueJS or React.JS
    • Enthusiastic to take computer vision out of the lab and use it on real-life problems
    • Keen product mindset and desire to build pragmatic solutions that provide genuine user value
    • Experience of small start-up environments is a bonus

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive salary (< £90k) + generous benefits package (laptop, flexible working, health insurance)
    • Wide range of career progression paths and online nanodegree sponsorship
    • Be part of their bi-annual, company-wide Hack Week
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  • Senior Software Engineer – Full-Stack / Back-End

    AI / Construction Start-Up

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Ever wondered how skyscrapers like The Shard or The Gherkin get built? This exciting tech start-up uses AI and computer vision to revolutionise the construction of iconic buildings around the world. Their engineering team is growing rapidly – help shape its future by joining now as one of the first engineers in the London office.

    The successful candidate will be working with computer vision scientists to turn research algorithms into production quality software that can be deployed on billion-pound construction projects.

    No two days in this role will be the same: you might be designing distributed computing pipelines in Python, deploying and configuring the AWS-based stack, or developing web applications using Node.js and Vue.js.

    Core Requirements:

    • Strong engineering background, with a degree in Computer Science / Maths / Software Engineering / Physics or similar
    • 5+ years’ experience using Python (especially TensorFlow or PyTorch), Javascript (familiarity with modern front-end frameworks) or AWS
    • Enthusiastic to take computer vision out of the lab and use it on real-life problems
    • Keen product mindset and desire to build pragmatic solutions that provide genuine user value
    • Experience of small start-up environments is a bonus

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive salary (< £120k) + generous benefits package (laptop, flexible working, health insurance)
    • Wide range of career progression paths and online nanodegree sponsorship
    • Be part of their bi-annual, company-wide Hack Week
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  • C++ Developer

    Leading Global Investment Manager

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is one of the world’s leading investment firms with multi-billion dollar assets under management and over 200 employees worldwide. Through continuous development and innovation, they optimise the investment process with sophisticated, proprietary technology and data sources at every level, delivering market-leading returns for over 20 years.

    Role:

    They are looking for a passionate, hands-on C++ developer, with a record of delivery and professional innovation, to join their current team of seven based in New York and London.

    In this front office role, you will be responsible for the research, enhancement and innovation of algorithmic trading strategies. You have a deep understanding of high performance computing and experience of designing and implementing trading systems on a Linux platform.

    Frequent contact with the global trading and quantitative research teams is required; therefore you will need to be confident when discussing/defending your contributions.

    Requirements:

    • 2-5 years commercial experience
    • Advanced C++ on Linux
    • Strong academic background in a STEM subject from a leading university
    • Excellent communication skills when in contact with all levels of the organisation

    Desirable Skills / Experience:

    • Advanced Python on Linux for data intensive workloads
    • Experience implementing real-time market data feeds and FIX protocol applications, preferably from an algorithmic trading perspective
    • Experience building and maintaining multi-TB tick databases
    • Interest in mathematical modelling, time series analysis and optimization techniques

    Benefits:

    • Strong base salaries with market-leading bonuses
    • Innovative investment firm with sophisticated technology
    • Truly collaborative culture
    • Meaningful impact on profitability

    Salary:

    £90,000 + strong bonus

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  • C++/Java Developer – Amsterdam

    Leading Prop Trading and Market-Making Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a top player within the most competitive markets across the globe. Technology is core to their business and their success is due to being constantly ahead of the competition in both their adoption and execution of hardware, super fast infrastructure and ML techniques.

    Role:

    They are looking for a software developer to build out their fully automated trading systems which evolve continuously to ever-changing markets.

    • Systems are built in Java, C++, Unix
    • Great balance between the race to production and software quality and testability
    • Daily production releases / short innovation cycle
    • Rapid feedback loop on the software you build

    Responsibilities:

    • End-to-end development of the entire software stack for their cutting-edge trading systems
    • Manage your own time and tasks
    • Work alongside traders to implement complex strategies

    Culture / Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems

    Requirements:

    • Minimum BSc degree in computer science / mathematics or equivalent
    • > 3 years’ experience
    • Entrepreneurial, self-starter attitude
    • Strong core Java
    • Experience with C++ and Python is a plus
    • Excellent knowledge of data structures and algorithms
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  • C/C++ Developer – Paris

    Leading Quantitative Trading Fund

    Paris

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a leading systematic quant trading fund with a diverse Equities, FX and Fixed Income portfolio. They are a technology and data-driven firm and have designed and built their own cutting-edge systems, from low-latency trading platforms to large-scale data analysis and compute farms. They have offices in New York, London and Singapore and are looking to build out their Paris hub.

    Role:

    • End-to-end development of low-latency algorithmic trading software in C++
    • Order management
    • Exchange connectivity / market data feeds
    • Risk management
    • Trade reporting / surveillance systems
    • Close collaboration with quant researchers

    Required Qualifications:

    • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
    • 3+ years C/C++ development experience on Linux
    • Experience with code optimization and high performance/high capacity systems
    • Python, SQL and/or scripting experience considered a plus

    Culture / Benefits:

    • Competitive compensation
    • Great culture with good work-life balance
    • Totally flat structure
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  • Reliability Engineer

    Systematic Quant Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Not your usual type of investment manager, this innovative company looks beyond traditional finance and uses data science and technology to discover value in markets worldwide and develop sophisticated trading models. Scientists, technologists and academics continually improve investment strategies, making more intelligent trading decisions and effectively managing risk.

    This is a great opportunity for a Reliability Engineer with experience using Java, C++ or Go to help build and support their scalable infrastructure. You will gain exposure to off-the-shelf and open source systems (e.g. Jenkins, Grafana, Nagios, Zookeeper), and the opportunity to construct complex SQL queries.

    The Team

    Reliability Engineering is a versatile group of full stack engineers, at the front line maintaining and expanding the capabilities of the many and varied systems. They are a passionate and diverse team, who enjoy collaborating and learning from one another.

    You will be developing tools to monitor the production environment, ensuring systems are resilient to failure; tools to automate manual processes and providing real-time solutions to challenges, while identifying root causes to avoid repetition.

    Responsibilities

    • Engage with software engineering teams on architectural design, reliability, performance, support issues and improvements
    • Get involved in all aspects of software development of SRE-owned systems
    • Analyze metrics to pinpoint faults and improve robustness and reliability of systems and applications
    • Provide primary operational support for multiple large distributed software applications

    Requirements

    • Experience building and working on large-scale systems is essential
    • 2+ years development-focused experience, with one or more high level languages, such as Java, C++ or Go
    • High proficiency with one or more scripting languages, such as Python or Bash
    • Working knowledge of UNIX/Linux systems
    • Bachelor’s or Masters degree (or equivalent) in computer science or another highly technical, scientific discipline
    • Proactive problem identification and resolution. Proven track record for automating process together with an algorithmic approach to solving problems
    • Financial experience is a bonus, but not essential

    Benefits

    • Market-leading base salaries + bonus
    • Work with numerous open source technologies
    • Truly collaborative culture and growth opportunities throughout the firm
    • Flexible work environment
    • Internal training
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  • Senior C++ Developer

    Prop Trading Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    My client is a leading prop shop with a global presence (US, UK, Asia). They are extremely tech-driven and invest very heavily in their engineering teams. Developers here are truly world-class.

    They are seeking a senior C++ software engineer to design, develop and maintain the entire stack of their high-throughput, low-latency trading system and mentor junior members of the team. Here, there is very little red tape, and a rapid feedback loop on the software you build. They are firm believers in automated testing and lightly-coupled architectures. Work includes:

    • Network communication
    • Exchange connectivity / market data feeds
    • Risk management
    • Trade reporting / surveillance systems
    • Trading strategy APIs
    • Real time GUIs

    Requirements:

    • 7-10 years’ experience using modern C++ on Linux platform
    • Expert ability in high-performance, low-latency design (either from a trading or gaming background)
    • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent from a top university
    • Strong data structures, algorithms, and computer science fundamentals

    Culture / Benefits:

    • They encourage personal development and learning: regular new-tech talks in their lecture room; libraries stocked with everything tech-based
    • Hugely collaborative between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
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  • Lead Back-End Engineer

    Health-Tech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Ethical health-tech start-up are seeking a back-end engineer to help produce a world-leading healthcare communication platform. Their technology is bringing together healthcare professionals and patients and revolutionizing the industry all at the same time. They’re one of the fastest-growing start-ups in the UK, with over 20% of the market using their product before the end of their first year.

    Role

    You’ll work closely with the CTO and VP of Engineering and shoulder the responsibility of being one of the greatest technical minds in the company. You will be tasked with scaling and innovating their product like never before and also build brand new solutions to any problem they may face. You’ll lead all technical projects, but also mentor others in your team; and you will be a key stakeholder in the hiring of new team members. You’ll drive your team in order to fulfil their mission to change lives by fixing the worldwide problem that is communication in healthcare.

    Requirements

    • Success in a lead or principal role, with the experience of mentoring and managing a team
    • C#, .Net or back-end language, e.g. Java
    • Passionate about helping others through your tech and have the drive to build a product that could potentially change the landscape of healthcare
    • Enjoy constant challenges and a fast-paced environment

    Benefits

    • Share options
    • Free breakfast and snacks
    • Annual wellness bonus
    • Weekly team lunches, and dinners in a brand new office cooked by a MasterChef contestant
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  • Java Developer

    Leading Financial Institution

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A leading financial institution are looking for a strong Java developer to join one of their key technology teams.

    The successful engineer will play a key role in facilitating the growth of their commodities business, working directly with front-office teams and working across the full project lifecycle. You will be exposed to both technical and business elements of the fund’s trading operations, taking an active role in designing and implementing solutions, as well as building and improving trading applications.

    Requirements:

    • Strong Java development experience
    • Practical Python knowledge beneficial
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
    • Professional finance experience (Commodities a bonus)
    • Excellent communications skills

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Be part of a high-performing team and sit side-by-side with business stakeholders
    • Take ownership of a diverse range of projects, using the latest technologies
    • Strong compensation and benefits

    Salary:

    <£85,000

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer

    NASA-Backed Engineering Start-Up

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    The Company:

    A new-age engineering company, backed by the likes of NASA/BAE Systems. This company uses its technology to massively accelerate design and make inconceivable technologies possible. Phenomenal team already assembled from the likes of Google, Improbable, Microsoft, etc.

    The Role:

    You will be creating a software abstraction platform that will power the next 100 years of engineering design. A software platform that builds hardware for you. As an early hire you will be in a unique position to grow into technical leadership position and to have a large ownership over the developing tech.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 2:1 grade STEM degree
    • 2+ years’ experience
    • Experience in low-latency systems
    • Experience building complex distributed systems
    • Full cycle experience
    • Exposure to Big Data – Spark / Apache / Hadoop, etc. – a bonus

    Benefits:

    • Generous compensation
    • Meritocratic working environment
    • Autonomy over product
    • Impactful work
    • Flexible working

    Salary:

    Up to £130k

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  • Senior Software Engineer (Python)

    No. 1 Unicorn Challenger Bank

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    The Company:

    Award-winning fintech with a market-leading team of over 100 people across three continents that has been built out in less than a year. Their start-up nature allows employees to have a large say in technical decision-making and direction within the company.

    The Role:

    You will work directly with the Director of Product to build and deliver products efficiently and in line with business needs. An extremely high-impact role with an opportunity to have ownership over large parts of the codebase. Full stack engineers are preferable, but the client will also consider those with a speciality area: front-end / server-side / DevOps. The client is open to expertise in any language.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 2:1 grade STEM degree
    • 3+ years’ experience
    • Preferred language – Python/Javascript (happy to look at any OO)
    • Experience with other languages (Go/Rust/C++/Java, etc.) a bonus
    • Exposure to Shell Scripting and UNIX
    • Familiarity with CI/CD
    • Some knowledge of deployment tools – Docker/Kubernetes

    Benefits:

    • WFH/flexible working opportunities
    • Generous compensation
    • Meritocratic working environment
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  • Quant Developer – Market-Leading Compensation

    Tech-Driven Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    The Client

    My client is one of the world’s largest hedge funds, and an industry leader in high-alpha liquid investment strategies. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most prestigious technology teams in systematic trading.

    The Role

    As a quant developer you will work alongside traders, quant analysts and operations officers. All code is written in Python, although any OO background is sufficient to be considered for the role.

    The role includes a range of work, including implementing advanced trading models, pricing functions, high performance data acquisition and numerical algorithms. The role is ideal for anyone looking to combine mathematical ability with computer science.

    Key Skills

    • Any OO
    • 2+ years’ experience
    • Degree from a top university in Maths or Computer Science (or similar subject)
    • Experience working in a financial domain is a bonus
    • Passion for technology, evidenced by personal projects, GitHub account, etc.

    Benefits

    • Very competitive salary
    • Generous bonuses
    • Google-like office in central London
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Low-Latency Algo Developer

    Leading Fund in London

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Job Summary

    My client is a tech-first hedge fund based in the heart of London with views across the Thames. They are top of their field with offices across six locations worldwide and their flagship team based here in London. You will build and develop the trading infrastructure using cutting-edge tech, implementing higher performance trading algos, writing robust code and contributing to the long-term growth and profitability of the company.

    The Company

    A industry-leading London-based trading firm with groundbreaking success within the investment space. One of the largest hedge funds worldwide in assets under management. You will be joining a highly talented team, writing high-quality code – working closely with the Quant Research team in a very front office-based role. It is a mature environment that is transparent, collaborative and offers enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact on the business.

    Requirements

    • Experience with one or more of Python, Java or C++
    • Experience in a front office environment is preferred, but not required
    • Ability to write clean, maintainable, robust code
    • Degree in a STEM subject from a top university

    Benefits

    • Diverse tech stack with access to greenfield projects
    • Strong salary and market-leading bonuses
    • Regular social events and company holidays, competitive compensation, generous holiday allowance, health services and other flexible benefits
    • Flat-structured company with ‘no attitude’ culture
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  • Back / Front End Developers (Any OO)

    Cloud-Based AI Start-Up

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    The Company

    Series A-funded VC-backed London-based tech start up that is using LiDAR and drone technology to develop accurate real time simulations. Their product is used to assist their clients in delivering efficient solutions to geographical issues.

    Looking for talented front and back end developers (any OO) that are required to analyse, design and deliver new and existing features.  Developing high performance scalable solutions using large data sets. The ideal candidate will have prior experience developing microservices and modular architecture, RESTful APIs and spatial algorithms.

    Requirements

    • 2+ years professional experience
    • Minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in STEM subject from top university
    • Willing to work fluidly between research and development teams in growing start-up environment
    • MEAN stack is advantageous
    • Interview in any OO familiarity, with Python and GO advantageous but not required
    • Experience with 3D web technologies is advantageous, e.g. WebGL and ThreeJS

    Benefits

    • Good base salaries
    • Stock
    • Unlimited holiday
    • MacBook Pro and add-ons
    • Unlimited snacks and Deliveroo when working late

    Unable to sponsor visa

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • HFT C++ Developer

    Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    You will be involved in the complete development lifecycle, working with large amounts of data on complex software projects, and ideally you will have experience working in multiple languages in an agile environment.

    You should expect to create new designs and maintain existing applications; with a focus on performance and stability in a dynamic environment working with the latest technology.

    Design, develop and test real-time software for low-latency algorithmic trading, risk management and trade reporting.

    You could be creating applications in C++ ultra-low latency to create trading strategies, or supporting the core business by creating high-performance traceable systems.

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salaries and strong bonuses
    • Good company culture; flexible working

    Requirements

    • Minimum 2:1 degree in STEM subject from a top university
    • High level of proficiency in C++
    • Experience with low-level C, Java, Python or other OO language is advantageous, but not required
    • 3+ years commercial experience
    • Parallel and multithreading
    • Experience building a software product, full lifecycle
    • Experience working with financial system and/or in start-up environments
    • Track record delivering complex software projects
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  • C++ HFT – Amsterdam

    Leading High Frequency Trading Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Highly proficient C++ programmer with great communication skills wanted for a unique opportunity in one of Amsterdam’s leading high frequency trading firms. Working in small, exceptionally talented teams, building cutting-edge innovative technology solutions for their ultra-low latency trading system.

    Work may involve handling huge amounts of market data, building complex, high performant trading systems, shooting huge amounts of orders into global exchanges, etc.

    My client places the company’s culture at the heart of business decisions. Employees enjoy a competitive atmosphere surrounded by industry-leading experts, all in a relaxed setting conducive to personal development, with an office space akin to that of social networks.

    Responsibilities 

    • Build high performance trading systems in C++
    • Write clean and tested code
    • Work on complex computational and data-related problems
    • Follow the latest agile practices

    Requirements

    • Significant programming experience in C++
    • Worked on multi-thousand line coding projects
    • Strong degree in computer science (or similar) from a top university
    • Knowledge of data structures and algorithms
    • Ability to write incredibly high-quality code, highly performant code
    • Fluency in English

    Rewards and Incentives 

    • Great base salaries and industry-leading PnL-aligned bonus
    • Enjoy the latest technology advancements
    • Working in a small team of highly talented engineers
    • Direct business impact with short feedback loop
    • On-site gym, bar, restaurant, as well as nutritionists and personal trainers
    • Annual trip abroad, socials on the company boat
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  • C++ Quant Developer

    Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Highly proficient C++ programmer with great communication skills wanted for a unique opportunity in one of London’s most exciting hedge funds. Small team of 30 exceptionally talented quant developers, building cutting-edge technology, implementing the full stack of trading infrastructure and algorithms to build high-performance, highly reliable programs in C++ and Python/Cython in a Linux environment.

    You would be working on the full stack of trading infrastructure; from idea generation all the way through to programming and trading implementation. This is a revolutionary way of working in hedge funds and is an exciting prospect for any gifted aspirational developer/engineer.

    Responsibilities:

    • Using leading-edge technologies in C++ and Python/Cython
    • Design and implement full stack of trading
    • Work on complex computational and data-related problems
    • Implementing automated multi-asset trading
    • Develop visualisations for experimental training
    • Building machine learning models

    Requirements:

    • Significant programming experience in C++ / Python
    • Worked on multi-thousand line coding projects
    • Strong degree in computer science (or similar) from a top university
    • Knowledge of data structures and algorithms
    • Ability to write high quality code

    Rewards and Incentives:

    • Great pay and bonus scheme
    • Working in a small team of highly talented quant developers
    • Direct business impact
    • Work on the full stack of trading infrastructure
    • Amazing offices with views of the London skyline
    • Open plan office with free breakfast, snacks, music room, games room, yoga sessions, gym
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  • Javascript/Typescript Developer

    Big Data Start-Up

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    This role is within a London-based start-up who have built the world’s fastest data management platform. They are looking for a talented Javascript/Typescript developer to join the platform team working on the Javascript SDK,  currently written in Typescript.

    The Javascript SDK operates as the main interface to the platform, which is deployed on GCP and built using Scala and Haskell. It connects hundreds of millions of users to the platform and sends billions of events a day.

    They’re currently focused on building a data management platform for publishers, but, long-term, their mission is to power data processing for the next generation of devices/sensors. They want to change the conversation from cloud computing to edge computing for operationalising data-driven products.

    Requirements​:

    • Experience of the web platform
    • Typescript experience or a keen interest to work in it
    • Experience in working with RESTful APIs
    • A broad understanding of software concepts with the ability to grasp new ones quickly

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary + incredible benefits package, including pension, generous parental leave policy and weekly lunches
    • Stock options (you’ll own a piece of the pie)
    • Fully stocked kitchen and a technology budget to spend as you like
    • Extensive training and development opportunities
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  • Software Engineer

    Venture Capitalist leveraging Machine Learning for investment decisions

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    • Do you want to work for a VC where technology is a key part of how companies are found, funded and helped to succeed?
    • Are you a software engineer interested in understanding how a VC works?
    • Are you keen to gain a deep insight into the things that turn a start-up into a successful business?

    If so, this is a fantastic software engineer role at a leading, London-based venture capital firm, managing over $1.5 billion – one of the first to use mainly technology to source and invest. The successful software engineer will likely come from a tech background, and be a well-rounded, pragmatic engineer with a genuine passion for technology.

    Launched in 2006, they focus on global, game-changing companies with ambitious founders and big visions. They’re data-driven and transparent, with a good number of them being computer scientists.

    Responsibilities:

    • Ownership of projects: figure out what needs building and build it
    • Use data & data science methods to discover great companies, investors and people across the European start-up community

    Requirements:

    • Candidates from any technical background will be considered, but ideally you will have worked in some of the following: Python, JavaScript, sklearn, asyncio, SQL, Pandas, Docker, Kubernetes
    • Strong sense of what makes a good product and user experience
    • Excited to experience a modern VC, with genuine interest and early insight into the space
    • Appreciation for, and advocate of a multidisciplinary, diverse team

    Benefits:

    • Generous health and benefits package, including unlimited holiday
    • Market-leading salaries
    • Small, dynamic engineering team that speaks openly
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  • Quant Developer – MM

    Market-Leading Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    Quant Developer wanted for leading investment firm to join their fast-paced, dynamic engineering team. This role will give you the opportunity to design, build and optimize a diverse trading platform. You will be working closely with the researchers and live traders to develop the core-trading infrastructure.

    They are looking for a strong, analytical problem-solver, with deep knowledge of low-level optimization, an interest in algorithmic trading, data analysis/design, risk management and application development. The successful Quant Developer is expected to take real ownership of projects – from inception through to deployment; designing and developing high-performance C++ components used by trading applications.

    Requirements:

    • 4 years programming experience with strong OOP, scientific programming skills and fluency in C, C++
    • Scientific and scripting languages (e.g. Python, R // Linux, shell)
    • Knowledge in statistics, probability and linear algebra
    • Experience with numerical analysis (e.g. regression, optimization) and ML is a big plus
    • BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related Computer Engineering or Science subject. MS degree would be ideal.

    Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Flexible working encouraged and regular socials
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Data Engineer – Commodities Technology

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    Industry-leading investment firm using innovative and cutting-edge technology, with data at the core of the investment process. Great opportunity for a data engineer to join their London office where you’ll architect and build platforms integral to the sourcing, enriching and storing of the data that enables the investment process.

    Partnering with investment professionals and data scientists, you will focus on data ingestion (web scrapes, S3/FTP sync, sensor collection), transforming it into actionable insights (Spark, SQL, Kafka, Python/C++/R) and designing their interfaces (API, schema design, events).

    The successful Data Engineer will have a passion for working with data and developing software to solve data-processing challenges.

    Requirements:

    • Experience building and managing large web scrapes
    • Experience working with Google Cloud and navigating Big Data
    • Experience with any of the following systems: Apache Airflow, AWS/GCE/Azure, Jupyter, Kafka, Docker, Nomad/Kubernetes, or Snowflake
    • Proficiency in Python is a plus
    • Proficiency with RDBMS, NoSQL, distributed compute platforms, such as Spark, Dask or Hadoop
    • Master’s or PhD degree in Computer Science would be ideal

    Benefits:

    • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
    • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Flexible working encouraged and regular socials
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  • Ultra-Low Latency Developer

    Groundbreaking Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    The Company:

    You will be joining a fast-paced, talented team, writing high-quality code in one of the most prestigious technology teams in the hedge fund space. It is a transparent, collaborative environment and offers enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact on the business. Ultra-low latency and super exciting projects.

    The Role:

    You will devise new research strategies, implement high-quality robust code and contribute to the long-term growth and profitability of the company.  You will use ML over large data sets and mathematical models to improve strategies in a live trading environment. From the abstract interface to step-by-step algorithms, your work will be exciting and varied. 2018/19 was a record-breaking year for them; now is a perfect time to join as they expand their engineering and quant teams.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 2:1 grade STEM degree from top university
    • 3+ years’ experience
    • Preferred language: C++ (also happy for candidates to come from a solid Java background)
    • Front office experience preferable (not essential)
    • A passion for low-latency code and exciting projects
    • Experience in Network Acceleration / optimisation (proprietary drivers / kernel bypass) is beneficial

    Benefits:

    • Industry-leading compensation / generous bonuses
    • Meritocratic working environment
    • Up to 30 days’ holiday allowance, health services and other flexible benefits

    Salary:

    Market-leading compensation + bonuses

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer

    Start-Up Revolutionising the Sports Industry

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    • My client is a sports and leisure start-up launched in 2016, building an online marketplace for endurance sports
    • Backed by investors such as Serena Williams, Usain Bolt and Paula Radcliffe
    • With offices in San Francisco and London, they are an ambitious team motivated by a shared passion for helping people discover and take part in life-changing challenges

    Benefits:

    • Fantastic benefits package, strong base salaries, with valuable stock options
    • Private health Insurance, race entry contributions, gym membership, strong pension and holiday allowance
    • Very sociable company, regular organised socials and team runs

    Skills & Experience Required:

    • 3+ years’ experience
    • BA/BS degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
    • Looking for 2 front-end/full stack engineers; experience in React/Node.js/GraphQL/Python required
    • You’ll be working across the whole stack: React, Typescript, Node, GraphQL, Redis, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Docker – all backed by AWS (inc. Lambda)

    They are on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic people to join their team; if you feel you are a good match or are interested in a general chat about the tech market, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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  • Senior Quant Developer (£120-150k + bonus)

    Boutique Asset Manager

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    The Client

    My client is a boutique multi-asset management firm with a talented team of ~25 who specialise in technology, deep research and quantitative analysis. With their incredibly bright team and tech-driven approach, they combine the best elements of tech start-ups and those of larger successful buy-side firms.

    The Role

    This is a Senior Quant Developer position in the Quant Research Strategies team. You will be working directly with the firm’s quant researchers to build early-stage software, offering a huge amount of input and project ownership. Day-to-day work is likely to include: historical data collection, aggregation and storage; development of strategy research and back testing; and real-time feed handling and trading.

    There is also the opportunity to become a team lead in ~18 months as the team grows.

    Requirements

    • 8+ years’ commercial experience in a front office tech role at a buy-side firm
    • STEM education from a top university (combined Computer Science/Maths would be ideal)
    • Solid coding abilities in Python or any other OO language
    • Experience with Equities trading technology is a bonus

    Benefits

    • Working with an extremely talented team of software developers and quant researchers
    • £120 – 150k base salary + discretionary bonus of ~40-50%
    • Relaxed, dress-down office
    • Good work-life balance, standard hours (9-6), WFH, etc.
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Back-End Engineer

    SaaS Start-Up - Shoreditch

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a high-growth b2b SaaS start-up that uses leading data-capture technologies – including drones – to create digital replicas of real-world locations.

    Currently they are a team of 30 across London and San Francisco with big growth plans for the coming 12 months. Their platform has already supported over £3.5bn in infrastructure builds, helping clients automate and digitise previously manual decision-making.

    They are looking for a Back-End Engineer to work alongside a world-leading technical team, developing microservices and APIs to support simulated realities that improve the way users interact with 3D spatial data on cloud platforms.

    Requirements:

    • Experience as a back-end or full stack developer building APIs to provide commercial solutions
    • Evidence of working in multiple languages – ideally experience with Go (current system built with a MEAN stack)
    • Strong academic background (from leading university) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics – or equivalent
    • Familiarity with 3D web technologies, such as WebGL and Three.JS, is a bonus

    Benefits

    • Competitive salaries, flexible working and unlimited holiday
    • Ongoing career development and training to help candidates meet their professional goals
    • Work for an early stage start-up that is already profitable
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Java Developer – Trade Execution

    Tech-Driven Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    The Client

    One of the world’s largest hedge funds, this is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most prestigious technology teams in systematic trading in a hands-on role.

    The engineering team works exceptionally closely with the trading and research teams, building the tools, platforms and algorithms that drive the centralised global trading operation.

    The Role

    You can expect a range of work, from building new execution algorithms and platforms, to tools for manual traders and monitoring capability, through to post-trade performance analysis and optimising software for all aspects of the trading lifecycle.

    The majority of the company’s systems run on Linux and most code is written in Java, with some Python and TypeScript.

    You will ideally have an understanding of the financial markets with electronic trading experience, and will need to rapidly understand business requirements to build robust solutions.

    Key Skills

    • Expert software developer in Java, with Python skills a significant advantage
    • Excellent database / SQL skills – ideally Oracle
    • Exceptional communication skills are essential
    • Proponent of strong software engineering techniques and agile methods: continuous integration, code review, unit testing, refactoring and related approaches
    • Degree with high mathematical and computing content – Computer Science,  Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, etc. – from a top university
    • Experience with FIX is a significant advantage

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary + generous bonuses
    • Extra perks including a personal development allowance and daily lunch
    • Central London office with a very smart, friendly tech team
    • Regular social events and trips abroad
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  • Full Stack Developer

    Recruitment Platform Start-Up

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Are you:

    • super smart, super driven and just a little bit different from the norm?
    • looking to join a small, dynamic and friendly team?
    • willing to go out of your comfort zone to deliver greatness?

    If so, this is the perfect time to join this profitable start-up, revolutionising the recruitment process with their innovative hiring platform.

    Currently 40-people strong, 12 of whom are tech, they are accelerating their expansion and need exceptional developers keen to slot right into this highly collaborative, supportive and agile team.

    The Role:

    You will be part of a growing product development team, continuously building real features for real users on the platform (both candidates and employers).

    They are interested in hearing from applicants from a whole range of technical backgrounds and experience; you will have the opportunity to use your initiative to maintain and grow the platform and codebase, employing the latest tools and techniques.

    Requirements:

    • Experience with front-end frameworks like React, web services and modern web applications is important
    • Experience in ES6+ or an equivalent modern functionally-capable language
    • Experience at start-ups is a real benefit
    • Solid design principle fundamentals

    Benefits:

    • Have an impact in shaping a business still in start-up mode
    • Strong base salaries + stock options + pension
    • Extra perks including: Sanctus mental health coaching, regular team lunches and beers after work
    • Flexible working, unlimited holiday and learning allowance, with room to grow your career
    • Fun, smart team in central London office space
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  • Quant Developer

    Leading Quant Fund in London

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Job Summary

    My client is an industry-leading quant trading firm at the top of their field, with offices across six locations and their HQ based in the heart of London with views across the Thames.

    You will devise new research strategies, implement high-quality, robust code and contribute to the long-term growth and profitability of the company. 2018 was a record-breaking year for them; now is a perfect time to join as they expand their engineering and quant teams.

    The Company

    A market-leading London-based trading firm achieving groundbreaking success within the quant space. One of the largest hedge funds worldwide in assets under management – over $30 billion.

    You will be joining a highly talented team, writing high quality code – working closely with the Quant Research team in a very front office-based role. It is a mature environment that is transparent, collaborative and offers enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact on the business.

    Requirements

    • Experience with one or more of Python, Java or C++
    • Experience in a front office environment is preferred, but not required
    • Ability to write clean, maintainable, robust code
    • Degree in a STEM subject from a top university

    Benefits

    • Strong salary and industry-leading bonuses
    • Regular social events and company holidays, competitive compensation, generous holiday allowance, health services and other flexible benefits
    • Flat-structured company with ‘no attitude’ culture
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Ultra-Low Latency C++ Developer

    Leading Global Investment Management Firm

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary

    High-performance, low-latency C++ developer role in a technology and data-driven global investment management firm. They use rigorous scientific research to design and build in-house cutting-edge systems, from intraday trading platforms to large-scale data analysis and compute farms.

    The Role

    Develop and maintain front-to-back trading infrastructure for global frameworks for algorithmic trading, real-time risk management, market connectivity, trade reporting and trade surveillance.

    Collaborate closely with traders and researchers to build and maintain some of the world’s lowest latency execution systems.

    Take ownership of core elements of the technology, scaling and preparing for global use.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Exceptional C++ on Linux
    • Experience working on high-performance applications

    Perks

    • Market-leading salaries and incredible bonus scheme
    • Highly collaborative environment – lots of internal mobility, not siloed into one team
    • Impactful work

    Salary:

    £120k + bonus

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  • HFT Meets Crypto / Lead C++ Engineer

    High Performance Low-Latency

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Job Summary

    My client is looking for a lead engineer / architect to propel their business forward and provide technical direction to a team of six junior developers. You will be working alongside the CTO/CEO in a high-performance, low-latency environment. The projects are greenfield, the system is revolutionary, and the tech is cutting-edge.

    You will be tasked with delivering projects, taking ownership, guiding, with the strategic decisions of the company, to an end goal to expand the company and become VP of Engineering.

    The technical mentorship from the CTO/CEO is second-to-none and will develop the successful applicant into an expert in this field.

    The Company

    Formed a couple of years ago by three leading HFT minds, their aim is to revolutionise the crypto markets. They are a fintech focused on algo trading in the blockchain space; providing liquidity to top exchanges, platforms and projects, but their projects don’t stop at providing liquidity…

    Requirements

    • 5+ years experience in a high performance C++ team
    • Architectural experience whilst delivering critical projects
    • Exposure to low-latency systems, ideally in the HFT/Market making space
    • Ideally with previous leadership experience, but not critical

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + strong bonus
    • The best equity package I have ever seen
    • Greenfield projects, where tech comes first (no legacy systems)
    • An opportunity to lead an exceptionally talented team and join a high growth fintech at its early stage
    • Fun, ambitious, meritocratic environment

    Salary:

    Up to £110k base + bonus + stock

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer

    World-Leading AI Start-Up

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    • My client is a B2B SaaS start-up which creates digital duplications of real-world locations using data-capture technologies on drones. These produce an accurate 3D image which can be used for surveying, real-time reporting and real-world AI simulations – such as self-driving cars
    • The company is teaching computers how to understand the real world by simulating realities – turning the physical world into a digital environment
    • Having just received one of the largest seed rounds in Europe, they are looking for developers to help embark on the next stage of their growth
    • You will be working alongside the technical team of innovators and technologists, creating new solutions and helping architect the platform infrastructure that improves the way in which users interact with 3D spatial data on cloud platforms

    Skills & Experience Required:

    • 3+ years’ experience in a software development role
    • Computer Science, Software Engineering or Physics-related degree
    • Great communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as an excellent team player

    Benefits:

    • Strong competitive salary + stock
    • Flexible working
    • Unlimited holiday
    • Sociable team, with happy-hour Fridays, and breakfast, drinks and snacks provided

    They are on the lookout for exceptional talent to join their team; if you feel you are a good match or are interested in a general chat about the tech market, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • FPGA Engineer

    Leading Fund in Amsterdam/London

    Amsterdam,London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Job Summary

    My client is a tech-focused market-maker based in the heart of Amsterdam. They are looking for exceptional engineers to join an elite team of FPGA hardware and software engineers to design and develop ultra-fast trading systems. You will own end-to-end development while implementing new low-latency techniques. You will help develop their hardware platform producing super-reliable high-speed digital designs.

    The Company

    An industry-leading Amsterdam-based trading firm with groundbreaking success within the high frequency trading space. You will be joining a highly talented team helping redefine the evolution of their trading systems. It is a mature environment that is transparent, collaborative and offers enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact on the business.

    Requirements

    • Degree in a STEM subject from a top university, preferably in Electronic Engineering or Computer Engineering
    • Experience designing/building FPGAs using VHDL, Verilog, or System Verilog
    • Experience with 10GB networking and networking protocols (TCP/UDP)
    • Experience with high-performance networking stacks on FPGAs and multi-gigabit transceivers
    • Willingness to understand how the systems you will build align with trading activities

    Benefits

    • Strong salary and market-leading profit-sharing structure
    • Regular social events and company holidays, fully paid first-class travel, generous holiday allowance, premium-free pension and other flexible benefits
    • Flat-structured company with ‘no attitude’ culture
    • Relocation packages
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Front-End Developer

    Europe's Most Valuable Fintech

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Job Summary

    My client is a tech start-up based in the heart of London. They are looking for strong front-end engineers with meticulous detail to develop and maintain a robust product with exceptional aesthetics. This is an extremely high-impact role and a great opportunity to be instrumental in defining the product vision, as well as having ownership over large parts of the codebase.

    2018 was a record-breaking year for them, now is a perfect time to join as they expand their engineering teams.

    The Company

    They are at early stages, with an exceptional tech team residing from Palantir, Google and Uber, looking at huge growth potential. You will be joining a highly talented team writing high-quality code, working closely with the Director of Product and the product team. It is a mature environment that is transparent, collaborative and offers enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact on the business.

    Requirements

    • Experience with React (ideally) or similar front-end frameworks (Vue/Angular)
    • Experience with Javascript and integration with GraphQL APIs
    • Ability to write great front-ends and a keen eye for detail in UI/UX
    • Degree in a STEM subject from a top university

    Benefits

    • Strong salary + industry-leading bonuses
    • Regular social events and company holidays, competitive compensation (generous holiday allowance, health services and other flexible benefits)
    • Flat-structured company with ‘no attitude’ culture
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer

    Leading Investment Management Firm

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Salary: Competitive, strong bonus potential.

    Summary:

    My client is a leading global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets. They’re looking to add strong C++ developers to their High Performance Market Data team.

    The Role:

    • Develop and maintain real-time software for a cutting-edge low-latency algorithmic trading system, covering real-time risk management, market connectivity, trade reporting and trade surveillance.
    • A front office role, allowing close collaboration with traders and quant researchers in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject.
    • 3+ years experience with C++ on Linux.
    • Python/SQL/Financial experience a plus!

    Perks:

    • Friendly culture with regular socials.
    • Relaxed, tech-driven environment with close collaboration between desks.
    • Market-leading compensation with very strong bonus potential.
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Specialties
      Algorithmic Trading,C++,Linux,Python,SQL
    • Contact

      If you think you would be a good fit for this role, please don’t hesitate to get in touch:

    • Stephen Rac
      stephen.rac@oxfordknight.co.uk
      07506 561577
      linkedin.com/in/stephen-rac-5b4007190/

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  • Back-End Software Engineer

    Tech / Science Start-Up - London

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Using a combination of science, machine learning and large-scale data this well funded start-up, backed by a team which has already built a billion-dollar revenue business from the ground up, is looking for a back-end software engineer. The team includes some of the most cited scientists in the world and has beaten Google on machine learning for advertising.

    They plan to design and build systems primarily to collect, analyse and predict the data. They are building their data analysis and processing pipeline from scratch using Python data science and machine learning tools running on top of AWS. Agile development with Jira, daily stand-ups and git.

    Responsibilities

    • Design and build the scalable back-end for mass market products
    • Design and build the database’s analysis pipelines that support the clients’ models
    • Be responsible for the underlying compute and storage infrastructure on AWS
    • Manage and process trial and customer data
    • Design and build simple web applications to support the data collected from clinical trials

    Requirements

    • Degree or PhD in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics or Physics
    • 5+ years experience building strong, reliable data management and processing systems
    • Ability to quickly approach and complete tasks within a tightly-knit team, including Bioinformaticians, Data Science and Machine Learning experts
    • Experience with Python – both on the data science/machine learning toolkit end, e.g. Pandas. NumPy, SciPy, and on the server-side frameworks, e.g. Django, Flask
    • Experience with Linux data infrastructure, e.g. AWS, SQL, Docker, Ansible

    Benefits

    • To be part of a revolutionary movement in health technology with the opportunity to learn cutting-edge science across biology and genomics
    • Being part of an exciting start-up in London which has no funding worries and is part of a commercial team that has built a billion-dollar revenue business
    • Being one of the first 10 colleagues in a world-class, trailblazing, multi-disciplinary team
    • Competitive salary and share options
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Engineer – Singapore

    World-Leading Quantitative Trading Fund

    Singapore

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A world-leading quantitative trading fund / HFT are seeking an elite C++ engineer at any experience level to join one of their key teams in Singapore.

    The successful engineer will play a key role in establishing and expanding the fund’s influence in the APAC region, working directly with algo and operations teams to further continue successful trading. You will be exposed to both technical and business elements of the fund’s trading operations, whilst directly contributing to profitability.

    Requirements:

    • Extensive C++ programming skills
    • Proficiency working with UNIX operating systems
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
    • Ability to describe software design at high and low levels (anywhere between the abstract interface and step-by-step algorithms)
    • Fluent English (fluent Mandarin a bonus)
    • Experience working on the development of market data and order entry systems a bonus

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Exposure to one of the world’s most sophisticated scientific computing environments
    • A culture that encourages and celebrates ideas from contributors of all experience levels, and embraces a togetherness that goes beyond the office
    • Market-leading compensation
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java Developer

    Leading Quant Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 5 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A leading hedge fund with six trading arms, putting an emphasis on the importance of technology fundamentals. They are looking for a developer to help build an algorithmic trading platform initially focused on the equity markets. As a greenfield project, there are many opportunities to make a difference and gain valuable experience within the world of algorithmic trading.

    They are looking for a highly skilled Java developer, ideally with an understanding of financial markets.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
    • Highly skilled in Java, with proficiency in Python a bonus
    • Proficient working on both Linux and Windows platforms
    • Ability to communicate well with others
    • Experience in Cash Equities is highly advantageous

    Benefits:

    • Daily lunch allowance
    • Opportunities for internal mobility
    • Work from home opportunities
    • Strong bonuses
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ – Market Making

    Tier 1 Investment Bank

    London

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a Tier 1 IB looking to expand their world-class, ultra-low latency Market Making team.

    They’re looking for a candidate with experience in performance-sensitive code and a deep understanding of algorithms and threading implications.

    Requirements:

    • 4+ years’ experience
    • Bachelor’s (or higher) in Computer Science from a top university
    • Deep knowledge of C++
    • Strong experience working with low latency software engineering
    • Experience in finance a benefit

    Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary: >£100k
    • Collaborative and flexible working environment with excellent rewards
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Java Developer

    Tier 1 Investment Bank

    London

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a Tier 1 IB looking to expand their team for the next phase of a greenfield project, addressing a completely new market.

    They’re looking for a full stack developer with excellent Java skills who would like to be part of a groundbreaking team.

    Requirements:

    • 2+ years’ experience
    • Bachelor’s (or higher) in Computer Science
    • Implementation skills with Java and J2EE
    • Strong understanding of CSRF, XSS and CORS for browser / native clients
    • Advanced experience with Apache Kafka a bonus

    Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary: >£100k
    • Collaborative and flexible working environment with excellent rewards
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Low-Latency C++ Developer – Singapore

    Leading Global IM Firm

    Singapore

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A global investment management firm trading across a broad range of asset classes, currently in the process of establishing a presence in Asia’s financial market. They attribute their success to the integral role played by developers who design and develop the cutting-edge systems that are indispensable to their profitability.

    They are looking for advanced C++ engineers to work on the automated trading platform; designing, developing and maintaining a full stack, including network communication, exchange connectivity, risk controls and trading strategy APIs.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
    • Highly skilled in C++ development (5+ years’ experience)
    • Knowledge of UNIX operating systems, preferably Linux
    • Ability to design and develop real-time software for low-latency trading
    • Experience with exchange connectivity/market data handling for Equities, FX or Fixed Income Products

    Benefits:

    • Direct business exposure
    • Opportunity to relocate to Singapore
    • Competitive base salary + performance-related bonuses
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Java Developer

    Multi-Asset Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    JVM tuning/garbage collection/memory management, multithreading, concurrency, distributed computing

    A confident and enthusiastic full stack Java developer is required to join a technology-driven trading firm. They have a relaxed non-bureaucratic environment and manage several billion in assets, balancing both systematic and discretionary methods. You will be joining this global fund in their London office.

    Responsibilities include:

    Working on every aspect of re-engineering the Risk system, directly with risk managers to develop automation tools to streamline and improve functionality. You will be required to source market data and develop systems to assist several assets classes (not siloed) to create results and have an impact!

    You will be joining a results-driven team where traders and developers work side by side. Responsible for building out real-time complex trading systems.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree in Computer Science or similar from top university
    • Commercial core Java experience minimum 1 year
    • React, JavaScript, Angular or similar
    • SQL/RDMBS
    • Scripting languages, Python & Big data exp.
    • Financial experience not required

    Benefits:

    • Up to £110k base
    • Great culture, sociable office
    • Amazing views over central London
    • Learn from world-class developers

     

    Unable to sponsor visas.

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quant Developer

    Quant Strategies Team - Python / Java / C++

    London

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented quant developer to join a global multi-strategy hedge fund – with offices in the UK, America & China – in their Front Office Quant Strategies team based here in London.

    The Quant Strategies team develops and manages systematic trading strategies, working side-by-side with the quants & data scientists in their modern state of the art office in central London.

    This role will involve contributing to the development of critical infrastructure components and models over a wide set of application domains.

    You will work with the team’s senior strategists and developers to drive innovation in connection to the fund’s electronic execution platform, risk analysis tools and the ongoing development of the research platform.

    Core Requirements:

    • BSc / MSc in Computer Science, Maths (or other relevant STEM subjects) from a top university.
    • 2+ yrs experience in a quant / software development role in a leading financial firm.
    • Strong programming experience in Python, Java or C++ on a Linux / AWS System.

    Tier 2 visa sponsorship is available.

    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Contact

      If you feel you are a good match for this Quant Developer role, please email your CV to:

    • Nathan Tully
      nathan.tully@oxfordknight.co.uk
      linkedin.com/in/nathan-tully

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  • Backend Software Developer – Bochum, Dortmund-Essen area, Germany

    Expanding Cloud-Native, Containers & Kubernetes Security Start-Up

    Bochum Germany

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    This is your opportunity to join a young start-up where you will have the chance to make a direct difference through your work. My client is the German subsidiary of a Silicon Valley start-up, launched in 2015 and already partnering with some of the world’s biggest tech players.

    As a Backend Developer, you’ll be working on the core features and services of the Kubernetes Security Platform, and directly exposed to the latest and hottest cloud technologies.

    The successful developer will be working in a small team of software engineers, as well as with product managers or UX designers, taking on full responsibility for features and subsystems, from design to long-term operation.

    Requirements:

    • Strong programming skills in C++/C#/Java/Go and a keen interest to learn new languages
    • Experience with the latest cloud technologies, e.g. Kubernetes and Istio
    • Experience developing stable, scalable and maintainable software in high quality
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering/ IT Security
    • Exceptional English communication skills are essential and you should be willing to visit HQ in California at least once a year

    Benefits:

    • Competitive compensation; €50,000 – €100,000
    • Truly collaborative culture, right across departments
    • Have a real impact; see your own ideas implemented
    • Flexible hours

    No visa sponsorship

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • DEVOPS Engineer

    Prop Fund/Market Maker

    London

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    A global trading firm that made over $100 million profit is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer/SRE to join their London office to work on trading infrastructure. You will be working with talented and passionate developers using cutting-edge technologies.

    They are looking for quick thinking and effective communicators to work on operational and project-based work throughout the company. Ensuring that systems are resilient to failure and working on applications, market data tools and automation.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Computer Science-related subject
    • Minimum 3 years software development / extensive personal projects
    • Strong Linux/Unix
    • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
    • Experience with C++/Java/Python/Go
    • Financial experience not required

    Benefits

    • Market-leading compensation
    • Relaxed dress code
    • Social events and company holidays, competitive compensation, generous holiday allowance, health services and other flexible benefits

    Visa

    Tier 2 transfer available

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Software Engineer – DevOps – Oxford

    Award-winning Digital Agency

    Oxford

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is an award-winning digital agency who consistently punch above their weight. Notable accolades include Chartered Institute of Marketing awards and features in Wired and The Guardian.

    They’re looking for a senior software engineer to lead an exciting and young team, using PHP/React/node.JS, as well as AWS, Docker and Kubernetes.

    Requirements:

    • 4+ years’ experience as either a backend or full stack developer
    • Bachelor’s (or higher) in STEM from a top university
    • Experience with PHP, React and node.JS
    • DevOps experience – Linux, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
    • Designing, building and shipping microservices
    • The Twelve-Factor App methodology
    • Leading code reviews and pair programming
    • Stakeholder relations

    You aren’t expected to have experience with all of these technologies, rather they are an indication of what will be used on the job.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Flexible working
    • Bike-to-Work scheme
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer – DevOps – Oxford

    Award-winning Digital Agency

    Oxford

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is an award-winning digital agency who consistently punch above their weight. Notable accolades include Chartered Institute of Marketing awards and features in Wired and The Guardian.

    They’re looking for a software engineer to work within an exciting and young team, using PHP/React/node.JS, as well as AWS, Docker and Kubernetes.

    Requirements:

    • 1+ year experience as either a backend or full stack developer
    • Bachelor’s (or higher) in STEM from a top university
    • Experience with PHP, React and node.JS
    • DevOps experience – Linux, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes

    You aren’t expected to have experience with all of these technologies, rather they are an indication of what will be used on the job.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Flexible working
    • Bike-to-Work scheme
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • DevOps Engineer

    Leading Systematic Fund

    London

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    This is a technology and data-driven firm who have designed and built cutting-edge algo-trading systems and large-scale data analysis and compute farms. They have great work-life balance, dress-down policy and foster an atmosphere of collaboration. They have a global presence with offices across the globe, in New York, London and Singapore.

    Role: You will join a team of world-class DevOps engineers, working on all parts of the company’s infrastructure. You will architect, build and maintain automated solutions to empower production support and development teams using a modern technology stack: Docker/Kubernetes, Kafka, AWS/GCP, Linux

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject
    • 5+ years development experience in 3 of the following languages: Python, C/C++, Go, Java, Ruby
    • Linux administration (Centos 7) and configuration management (IaC)
    • Team player with excellent communication skills
    • Understanding of distributed system design

    Visa Sponsorship:

    Tier 2 transfer available

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Principal Architect

    Leading Global Fintech

    London

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    Summary

    A world-leading spread betting and CFD provider, helping clients trade financial markets on leverage. Their trading platform allows clients to find opportunities in both rising and falling markets – with the option to trade indices, forex, shares, commodities, etc.

    They are looking for a senior level developer, with experience in leading a team, to deliver architecture principles to support design and implementation.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related domain
    • 10+ years commercial experience
    • Experience operating at senior level leading a team in an IT function such as architecture
    • Background in core Java (or any JVM) language
    • Experience working in a fast-paced, high-growth, high-volume environment
    • Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills

    Benefits

    • Flexible working hours and work-from-home opportunities
    • Performance-related bonuses
    • Cannon Street office – recently refurbished to encourage an open and collaborative working style
    • Pension, insurance and medical plans

    Salary

    Competitive base + bonus

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Front-End Developer

    Leading Global Fintech

    London

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    Summary

    With offices in 14 countries, this highly successful company has a uniquely connected, truly global team. Fantastic opportunity to join their London office for a front-end developer who thrives in a fast-paced, constantly-changing environment, where your hard work is rewarded and your achievements recognised.

    Role

    • Maintain the front-end experience for users of company website, adding new features and resolving bugs
    • Work closely with middleware and and QA teams
    • Collaborate with SEO and optimisation teams, implement tests and improving site performance

    Requirements

    • 2+ years commercial experience
    • Front-end development expert, with proven track record in large-scale website projects
    • Strong HTML / JavaScript skills, experience with Enterprise CMS is preferable
    • Broad understanding of multi-country websites and interacting with content editors
    • A tenacious, curious and open-minded attitude

    Perks

    • Market-leading salary and benefits package
    • Work in a highly agile, non-bureaucratic environment with cutting-edge tech
    • Friendly, dynamic, collaborative teams across the globe
    • Great culture – flexible working, regular social events, funding for charitable work, career-focused training, etc.

    Salary

    Up to £90k base + bonus

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Developer, Core Dealing

    Leading Global Fintech

    London

    Posted 6 Mths Ago

    Summary

    With offices in 14 countries, this highly successful company has a uniquely connected, truly global team. Fantastic opportunity to join their London office for a developer who thrives in a fast-paced, constantly-changing environment, where your hard work is rewarded and your achievements recognised.

    Role

    • Design, develop and maintain backend execution services of trading platforms, such as order management, realtime valuation, client exposure monitoring, etc.
    • Get involved in refactoring legacy code, as well as writing new services/applications from scratch
    • Guide junior developers

    Requirements

    • 3+ years commercial experience
    • Strong Java skills; experience with Spring is preferable
    • Proven track record in development, with an interest in engaging with emerging technologies
    • An interest in financial trading would be advantageous, though not essential

    Perks

    • Market-leading salary and benefits package
    • Work in a highly agile, non-bureaucratic environment with cutting-edge tech
    • Friendly, dynamic, collaborative teams across the globe
    • Great culture – flexible working, regular social events, funding for charitable work, career-focused training, etc.

    Salary

    Up to £100k base + bonus

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Developer

    Prop Market Maker

    London

    Posted 7 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a leading prop trading firm with a global presence (UK, Asia, US).  They are very tech-driven and invest heavily in their engineering teams. Developers here are truly world-class. Their vision is to make connectivity to trading exchanges a specialisation in its own right.

    They are seeking a C++ guru to join their London team. With latency at the forefront of your mind, you will be an expert in all aspects of ensuring the stability of connections. The successful developer will understand the importance of following a framework to interact with the many global exchanges. You’ll be a link between exchanges and internal teams, you’ll take pride in owning and improving the capacity and latency of existing and new links.

    Requirements:

    • Exceptional C++ developer (11/14/17)
    • Strong knowledge of multiple exchanges
    • Experience in ultra low latency design and template programming
    • Ability to solve new and unfamiliar problems quickly and creatively

    Culture / Benefits:

    • Excellent bonus potential and compensation
    • Relaxed, informal yet highly rewarding work culture
    • No dress code, catered offices and regular social events
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C# Developer

    Prop Market Maker

    London

    Posted 7 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a leading prop trading firm with a global presence (UK, Asia, US).  They are very tech-driven and invest heavily in their engineering teams. Developers here are truly world-class.

    This opportunity is within the team that designs, builds and runs the core platforms and the architecture. The main responsibility is for backend services, but they also develop full-stack solutions, including web-based frontends.

    They are seeking a talented C# developer to create outstanding solutions supporting critical business functions. You should be passionate about quality, and able to work on fast-paced projects, crafting great code and tests, using automation as your friend.

    Requirements:

    • Strong analytical and system design skills
    • Excellent C# ability including strong focus on testing processes
    • .NET Core; CI/CD, containerization (Docker and/or Kubernetes)
    • Modern Front-end UI development experience, especially React and TypeScript is a big plus

    Culture / Benefits:

    • Excellent bonus potential and compensation
    • Relaxed, informal yet highly rewarding work culture
    • No dress code, catered offices and regular social events
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quant Developer, Volatility

    Systematic Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 7 Mths Ago

    Job Summary:

    Fantastic opportunity to join a leading tech-centric hedge fund as a member of their Systematic Volatility Research team, where you will be designing and building a research simulation platform.

    Working closely on the research desk with Quant Researchers and Traders, you will be involved in every stage of the signal generation workflow, learning how to integrate strategies and how these are scaled.

    The Role:

    • Maintain, develop and support the software platform, delivering strategic enhancements
    • Integrate new instruments and trading strategies
    • Liaise with other teams, such as Software Development and Data, to coordinate changes to trading programmes

    In addition, you will have the opportunity to build your career through mentoring and professional skills courses.

    Requirements:

    • 1+ year hands-on experience in designing and building backtesting/trading platforms and exposure to full SD lifecycle
    • Excellent Python skills, along with one or more of: C++, C# or Java
    • Matlab experience is essential
    • SDLC tech – Git, BitBucket, JIRA, Jenkins would be advantageous
    • Good understanding of option pricing analytics is preferable

    Benefits:

    • Generous hedge fund bonuses
    • Gain in-depth exposure to multiple business areas (strategy, research, etc.)
    • Great working culture in fabulous central London offices, with regular socials and sports events
    • Opportunity to attend conferences and meet-ups
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quant Developer

    Global Market Maker

    London

    Posted 7 Mths Ago

    Leading market makers looking to hire talented quant developers to join their London office. You will be amongst the brightest and best technologists in London, working closely with quant researchers and traders to design, build and optimize cutting-edge high-throughput trading systems and core infrastructure for research and real-time alpha generation.

    You will be responsible for integrating analytics into real-time electronic trading infrastructure. You will design and develop low-level high-performance trading software.

    Requirements

    Minimum 2:1 in Computer Science or Maths or related subject from world-leading university.

    • 3 years commercial C++ experience
    • Scientific scripting language, e.g. Python, R
    • Familiar with Linux systems
    • Regression, optimization and machine learning desirable
    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong analytical skills and an enthusiasm for problem solving
    • Understanding of object-oriented programming, design patterns and data structures

    Perks

    Tier 2 visa transfer available

    Market-leading salaries and bonus structure

    Fully catered breakfast/lunch/dinner

    Social events and company holidays, competitive compensation: generous holiday allowance, health services and other flexible benefits

    Apply by Email Copy URL