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  • Commodities Quant

    Leading Investment Manager

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: Open to all levels

     

    Job Summary:

    Fantastic opportunity to join a leading fund, trading globally across major macro asset classes, where you will draw on your excellent academics, your OO programming expertise and your strong maths skills.

    This role offers the opportunity to have a significant impact and lots of collaboration with other quant teams, where you will be building cutting-edge trading tools and other analytics. You will also take ownership of all aspects of quant projects – from understanding the business problem, through to modelling and solving, to coding the production solution.

    The successful Commodities Quant will be an excellent communicator, highly capable and driven, with strong mathematical and programming skills.

    Core Requirements: 

    • Strong academic background with minimum 2:1 in a STEM subject from top-tier university and at least A-Level Maths/Stats
    • 5+ years’ experience in finance; in Commodities would be ideal
    • Sound Python data analysis experience
    • Superb OO programming skills (preferably C#, C++ or Java)

    Desirable: 

    • Pricing and modelling experience experience
    • An understanding of derivatives and market knowledge

    Benefits include: 

    • Competitive base salary; they are flexible for the right candidate
    • Thrive in a collaborative working environment, where everyone can significantly impact the team and wider organisation
    • Strong emphasis on professional and personal development
    • Generous benefits package – on-site facilities, healthcare, dental, pension, etc.
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  • Data Engineer – Hedge Fund – London

    Python – ETL Pipelines – SQL

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A market-leading quant trading hedge fund are looking for a data engineer to join their London-based operations team, building data and trading pipelines from scratch. The successful data engineer will be developing Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) pipelines in Python and SQL, alongside exceptional software engineers in a highly agile environment that significantly impacts the business and trade generation.

    Requirements:

    • STEM education – preference for Computer Science, Physics or Maths
    • Experience with Python, Pandas and SQL
    • Experience building ETL pipelines

    Nice to have:

    • Experience with cloud architecture (AWS) and SQL databases
    • Interest in front office trading

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Competitive and market-leading salary including hedge fund-style bonus
    • Gain commercial experience in a front office trading environment with an agile development team
    • Corporate benefits package, including healthcare, pension, bonuses
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  • KDB Data Lead – Etrading

    Global Investment Bank

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £250-350k total comp

     

    Summary:

    One of the world’s most renowned financial institutions is looking for an experienced developer with substantial KDB+/Q expertise to lead a team of 10-12 KDB developers and market data experts in London. Joining the Data & Analytics team, they need a strong leader to own and expand the strategic market-wide Tick data store.

    The Role:

    This is a pivotal role where you will be a hands-on developer, while also guiding your team members, completing code/design reviews, etc. As a result, your workload will be varied, covering everything from technical design documentation and code, to the full project life cycle, through to various aspects of project development.

    Collaborating regularly with business stakeholders, local product/desk colleagues and QR and tech teams, you will co-ordinate with the global KDB team to ensure consistent functional and technical design.

    The successful KDB Data Lead will be an exceptional communicator, adept at liaising with stakeholders both technical and non-technical, and skilled at simultaneously driving multiple projects through to completion.

    Required Skills and Experience:

    • 10+ years’ demonstrable skills in KDB+/Q, plus relevant financial services experience (fixed income, equities, or any derivatives are useful)
    • Proficiency in Unix/Linux and OS-level tools

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    • Sound knowledge of electronic trading across equities and F&O
    • Experience with time-series databases involving development of scalable real-time data processing systems
    • Familiarity with any of the following: real-time market data, pre-trade analytics, post-trade analytics, order management, algorithmic trading, enterprise data warehouse, FIX protocol, web services
    • Cloud experience in AWS is a plus

    Benefits:

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Excellent career growth and professional development is encouraged
    • Flexible working and working from home opportunities: moving forward will be 3 days in office, up to 2 from home / week (currently 1 day / week in office for most)
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  • Full Stack Software Developer (.Net/C#) – Dublin

    Leading multi-strategy IM

    Dublin, Europe

    New Listing

    Salary: circa €90-120,000 + strong bonus

     

    Job description:

    Client

    Great opportunity to be a part of one of the world’s most prestigious multi-strategy funds in their Dublin office. They attract some of the best talent in the industry, offering true career development within a collaborative, supportive environment. Well-respected in the industry for their fantastic compensation and significant investment in their technology, this is a rewarding place to work.

    Role

    They’re looking for a hands-on Full Stack Software Engineer to join the Middle Office Technology team to lead a global development project. This will involve development and ownership of interfaces between internal systems, analyzing data to find defects and suggesting improvements. You will also grow, coach and mentor junior development staff.

    The successful Full Stack Engineer will be someone who loves coding, interacting with business users to turn business requirements into actionable technical plans and implementing the necessary solutions.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 5+ years of production-level dotnet development experience
    • Solid skills in C#, microservices
    • Experience of SQL and database-related programming API
    • Working knowledge of Messaging: RabbitMQ, Kafka (or equivalent)
    • Highly analytical with good problem-solving skills; able to work independently in a fast-paced environment

    Desirable Skills and Experience

    • Hands-on Javascript frameworks/libraries, e.g. Angular/React/Vue
    • Any of the following: HTML and CSS experience and/or strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming with .NET Core, ASP.NET Web API, MS SQL Server, Postgres

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Generous benefits package
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  • .Net / Cloud Developer – Dublin

    Leading multi-strategy IM

    Dublin, Europe

    New Listing

    Salary: circa €90-120,000 + strong bonus

     

    Job description:

    Client

    Great opportunity to be a part of one of the world’s most prestigious multi-strategy funds in their Dublin office. They attract some of the best talent in the industry, offering true career development within a collaborative, supportive environment. Well-respected in the industry for their fantastic compensation and significant investment in their technology, this is a rewarding place to work.

    Role

    They’re looking for a strong candidate with significant C# .Net experience as they implement a new global portfolio accounting system. Your primary responsibility will be to develop and build out new systems to interface with this infrastructure. Additionally, you will be contributing to a new data warehouse, building a suite of reporting and data interfaces.

    The technology stack will be built using AWS cloud technologies and modern reporting tools.

    The successful C# .Net/Cloud Developer will be experienced in mission-critical applications and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You will also be skilled in engineering resilient systems and enjoy mentoring other team members.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 7+ years of full stack programming experience within C# .Net
    • Highly analytical with good problem-solving skills; able to work independently in a fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional communication skills at all levels of business

    Highly Desirable Skills and Experience

    • Kafka or similar message-based experience is desirable
    • Cloud technologies, e.g. AWS Aurora/RDS/S3, Dockers, Kubernetes, Lamda, JSON, Python
    • Data warehouse experience in AWS

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Generous benefits package
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • WinForms WPF UI Developer

    Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £80 – 100k base + bonus

     

    Summary

    Unique opportunity at an employee-first hedge fund, currently with 35 people, looking to rapidly grow their technology team in the near future whilst maintaining a good culture and healthy work-life balance to keep up their brilliant retention levels. They’re looking for a C#-focused WinForms/WPF Developer who can develop software at both the server and client (UI) level that is robust and scalable.

    In this role, you will be a hands-on developer responsible for expanding and designing a real-time trading UI in a C# environment. You will be architecting and developing significant new components as well as taking ownership of UI development within the company.

    The tech stack is a mix of Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Ubuntu Server. GitHub, JIRA and Jenkins for development, with developers working primarily in C#, and Python is used extensively by the quant teams.

    The successful UI Developer will have a love for the craft of software development and a strong desire to share this with others.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 5+ years of software development experience, with current experience in WinForms or WPF and demonstrated experience in C#
    • Solid experience developing performant UIs and a thorough knowledge of Windows UI concepts such as multithreading, message queues, etc.
    • Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) or demonstrated good software development practice with strong computer science knowledge

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Remote working opportunities
    • Friendly working environment with multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Relaxed culture in a brand new Knightsbridge office – not stuffy like other hedge funds
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  • C# Credit Quant Developer

    Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £80 – 110k base + bonus

     

    Summary

    This is a unique opportunity at an employee-first hedge fund, currently with 35 people, looking to rapidly grow their technology team in the near future whilst maintaining a good culture and healthy work-life balance to keep their brilliant retention levels. They’re looking for a Quant Developer with credit experience who can build robust and scalable systems, in both the real-time and batch processing spaces.

    Collaborating regularly with Portfolio Managers, Traders and Quants, you will be tasked with working on a real-time PnL and risk management system written in C#, which provides traders with ticking valuation of their portfolios, provides quants with calculated metrics, and provides the risk manager with scenario analysis.

    The tech stack is predominantly C#, with Python being used by the Quant teams.

    The successful Quant Developer will have experience calculating market value for credit indices (CDX, iTraxx etc) and building associated credit curves. Experience in curve construction and pricing models for fixed-income instruments in a middle-office setting (performing real-time valuation of a portfolio) is a big plus.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 5+ years of software development experience, with the ability to program in C#
    • Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) or demonstrated good software development practice with strong computer science knowledge
    • Good understanding of rates, curve construction

    Desirable Skills and Experience

    • Experience in one or more of: RabbitMQ, Redis, Python, ReSharper, ComponentOne, FIX

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Flexible working opportunities
    • Friendly working environment with multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Relaxed culture in a brand new Knightsbridge office – not stuffy like other hedge funds
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Python Developer – Remote

    Hedge Fund

    Remote / London

    New Listing

    Salary: £70 – 100k base + bonus

     

    Summary

    This is a unique opportunity at an employee-first hedge fund, currently with 35 people, looking to rapidly grow their technology team in the near future whilst maintaining a good culture and healthy work-life balance to keep their brilliant retention levels. They’re looking for a hands-on Python Developer who can develop core Python libraries used across the firm.

    You will be tasked with working directly with quant and data analysts to develop software and tools to support research and development projects. You will also work with more experienced developers to improve your knowledge and work towards good software architecture and development practices.

    For this role, experience in finance is not required, but an ability to understand statistical analysis and modelling is useful. The ability to demonstrate a strong knowledge of object-oriented programming, data structures and algorithms, and optimisation of software is expected.

    Originally a C# Windows house, the firm is starting to use more and more Python and associated libraries for their Quant and data science platforms.

    The firm is very flexible in terms of working from home, offering the potential for you to be 100% remote from anywhere in the UK.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 5+ years of software development experience, with good knowledge of Python (3.5>)
    • Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) or demonstrated good software development practice with strong computer science knowledge
    • Proficiency in implementing multithreaded, robust and fast real-time systems
    • Proficiency in building internal libraries
    • Finance experience is NOT required

    Desirable Skills and Experience

    • Knowledge of any of the following: RabbitMQ, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, Microsoft SQL Server (2017 >)

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • You can be remote 0-5 days a week
    • Friendly working environment with multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Relaxed culture in a brand new Knightsbridge office – not stuffy like other hedge funds
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  • C# Developer – Remote

    Hedge Fund

    Remote / London

    New Listing

    Salary: £70 – 100k base + bonus

     

    Summary

    This is a unique opportunity at an employee-first hedge fund, currently with 35 people, looking to rapidly grow their technology team in the near future whilst maintaining a good culture and healthy work-life balance to keep their brilliant retention levels.

    You will be tasked with working directly with quant and data analysts to develop software and tools to support research and development projects. You will also work with more experienced developers to improve your knowledge and work towards good software architecture and development practices.

    For this role, experience in finance is not required, but an ability to understand statistical analysis and modelling is useful. The ability to demonstrate a strong knowledge of object-oriented programming, data structures and algorithms, and optimisation of software is expected.

    Predominantly a C# Windows house, the firm is also starting to use more Python and associated libraries for the Quant and data science platforms.

    They are very flexible in terms of working from home, offering the potential for you to be 100% remote from anywhere in the UK.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 5+ years of software development experience, with good knowledge of recent C# (6.0>)
    • Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) or demonstrated good software development practice with strong computer science knowledge
    • Proficiency in implementing multithreaded, robust and fast real-time systems
    • Finance experience is NOT required

    Desirable Skills and Experience

    • Knowledge of any of the following: RabbitMQ, Redis, Python, ReSharper, ComponentOne, FIX

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • You can be remote 0-5 days a week
    • Friendly working environment with multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Relaxed culture in a brand new Knightsbridge office – not stuffy like other hedge funds
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Team Lead Engineer (Java)

    Investment Bank

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: up to £200k base + bonus

     

    Summary: 

    This is a fantastic chance to join one of the world’s most renowned financial firms, building out your own team to lead. A diverse and creative group, they are currently a team of 25 split between Buenos Aires and New York. As the first hire for this team in London, you will have complete oversight to build your own team of 10 (immediately) to 20 (in the near to mid-term future) engineers.

    They are shaping a high-profile and exciting new fintech product which will impact tens of thousands of external users, generating a revenue of $100+ million a year. The project is only 6 months’ old and as such provides a wealth of greenfield work for you to get stuck into.

    A stealth team at an investment bank, you will learn more about this secret project after signing an NDA.

    You will be partnering continuously with senior business leaders and stakeholders as you oversee all aspects of the software development lifecycle. This role offers a great opportunity to really apply your depth of knowledge and expertise, where you can be as hands-on or hands-off as you wish to be whilst managing the team. The successful candidate must have a track record of building and running teams with external client-facing enterprise-scale development and be extremely flexible and adaptable.

    Skills and Experience Required: 

    • 10+ years’ software development experience (Java-based would be ideal)
    • Proven track record of building and running client-facing, enterprise-scale development teams
    • Solid experience of professional software engineering best practices
    • Good knowledge of cloud native technologies
    • Finance experience is NOT required

    Benefits:

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Excellent career growth and professional development is encouraged
    • Design your own interview and hiring process
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  • Senior Data Scientist – Applied Intelligence Team

    Investment Bank

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: up to £135k base + bonus

     

    Summary:

    This is a great chance to join one of the world’s most renowned financial firms as a Senior Data Scientist on a brand-new team. You will lead a highly creative team of innovators and engineers, who use data science, AI, ML, optimization algorithms and automation to solve some of the biggest and most complex problems faced by the business. The team essentially operates like an internal software house, with small but high-performing teams, that impact 2000+ developers and the entire organisation.

    The Role: 

    Collaborating with front office, quants and other technology teams, this is a hands-on position where you will draw on your significant experience and knowledge of Applied Data Science, AI/ML and Operations Research. You and your team will take complex datasets and business challenges, turn them into technical problems, and find scalable solutions while choosing the most appropriate tools and methodologies.

    You will be working on several exciting greenfield and ongoing projects all of which offer the opportunity to use your expertise in creative problem-solving. Projects will cover everything from applying data science/analytics and AI to software engineering problems (such as coding quality and improving coding), to high-performance compute optimization, to intelligent resource allocation and automated inefficiency/anomaly detection.

    The successful Senior Data Scientist will have deep-level expertise in robust design, development, coding and testing of high standard and scalable software.

    Skills and Experience Required: 

    • Substantial hands-on programming skills in Python (or similar language)
    • Proven track record dealing with large-scale analytical, data-driven decision and optimization problems
    • Experience in data science, analytics and AI/ML
    • Finance experience is NOT required

    Desirable Skills and Experience:

    • Knowledge of AWS technologies and/or big data technologies

    Benefits:

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Excellent career growth and professional development is encouraged
    • Cutting-edge AI and being at the forefront of the industry
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  • Golang and Kotlin Developer – Crypto Brokerage

    Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Technology

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £100,000 – £130,000 base + bonus

     

    Summary

    Creating the infrastructure for a new, open financial system in which anyone can participate. Their customers include some of the world’s largest global financial firms who rely on them to bring digital assets to their customers.

    Their Crypto Brokerage team enables hundreds of millions of consumers to leverage crypto for investing and other financial services. You will be building a platform that both customers and regulators can trust.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Experience in multiple programming languages – at least one of Kotlin, Golang, Rust, Java, Scala, C++, Typescript, Python
    • Strong core computer science fundamentals (algorithms and data structures)
    • Able to apply both OO and functional style to coding

    Benefits

    • Real and measurable impact growing the company
    • Thoughtful benefits – family leave, healthcare coverage for whole family, PTO, etc
    • Tech-first environment
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  • Rust Developer – Crypto Trading

    Cryptocurrency Exchange

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £60,000 – £120,000 base + substantial profit share

    Experience: Hiring at graduate through to senior level (0-10+ years’ experience)

     

    Summary

    You will be using Rust and C++ to create low-latency, high-availability, high-throughput cryptocurrency derivative exchange technology, in order to run the world’s first performant cryptocurrency derivative exchange.

    They’re not technically doing the trading or market-making themselves; they’re building the exchange: the platform on which people can trade.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Excellent academics in Computer Science, Mathematics (or similar discipline)
    • Excellent computer science fundamentals and problem-solving skills – showcase
    • Many of the team have Olympiad / competitive programming success
    • Specific Rust experience is NOT required

    Benefits

    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Building greenfield platforms using interesting technologies
    • Flexible working and working-from-home opportunities
    • Large amounts of stock and profit share on offer
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  • UI React Developer – Fixed Income Trading

    Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £80-120k base + share of profits bonus

    1-6 years of experience

     

    Job description:

    Client

    One of the world’s most prestigious multi-strategy funds. With huge autonomy within small teams, they share a core infrastructure platform but encourage their traders and quants to pursue unique investment strategies as independent small trading pods, taking a large cut of their own profits.

    Well-respected in the industry for their fantastic compensation and significant investment in their technology, this is a great, rewarding place to work where you can see a direct impact of your work on the PnL.

    Role

    Offering the unique opportunity for a creative developer to work directly as part of a high performance trading team. Working closely with the development team, you’ll be designing and implementing a new suite of user interfaces in React / Javascript/ HTML5 with the aim of driving a key expansion of the team’s trading activities.

    You will also develop analytics tools to increase the team’s systematic trading activities and contribute to the ongoing development of the team’s data collection processes, analytics, pricing and risk engines, plus develop GUIs to manage these activities.

    The successful UI Developer will be someone with excellent attention to detail, who takes pride in producing high quality work, equally comfortable working in a team and independently.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 1-6 years of relevant commercial experience
    • Good quantitative academic record with degree in STEM subject from a top-tier university
    • Significant React and Javascript experience and proficiency, plus associated frameworks (HTML, CSS)
    • A skilled communicator at all levels, with technical and non-technical colleagues alike
    • Finance experience NOT required

    Desirable Skills and Experience

    • Highly desirable: object-oriented development experience

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + share of profit style bonuses
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Culture of collaboration where colleagues are constantly learning from each other
    • Excellent career progression
    • Generous benefits package
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  • Elixir at top-tier hedge fund

    Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £100,000 – £150,000 base + 50-100% bonus

     

    Summary

    Despite being one of the world’s foremost hedge funds, this team is almost entirely composed of developers from FAANG-style companies or Research. Boasting one of the strongest teams of functional developers in the industry, you will predominantly use Elixir with elements of other functional languages, such as Erlang and Haskell.

    A hands-on role, you will build risk systems for multiple lines of business, and have access to huge amounts of data.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Deep experience with functional programming (ideally Elixir, Erlang or Haskell)
    • Excellent computer science fundamentals and problem-solving skills

    Benefits

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Flexible working and working from home opportunities
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • OCaml hedge fund

    Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £150,000 – £400,000 base + 100%+ bonus

     

    Summary

    Arguably the biggest advocates of OCaml in the world, this hedge fund builds all of their systems in the statically typed functional language. They also give back to the OCaml open-source world with contributions such as an alternative for the OCaml standard library, and a library for concurrent programming.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Exceptional coding skills in any language – OCaml can be learnt ‘on the job’
    • Top-notch academics in Computer Science or related discipline
    • Excellent computer science fundamentals and problem-solving skills
    • Financial knowledge is not required

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salaries
    • Work alongside some of the world’s smartest colleagues
    • Tech-first environment
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Rust & Python Developer

    Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £90,000 – £130,000 base + 50-75% bonus

     

    Summary

    Using Rust and Python, you’ll be building out a brand-new core risk platform for this hedge fund. Boasting profits of roughly £2million per head last year, their growth in the past 5 years has been staggering as they disrupt a previously established industry.

    Quite mathsy in nature, this role will cover everything from analytics, to yield curve simulation, to building the core risk platform.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Excellent academic background in Computer Science, Mathematics or similar discipline
    • Fantastic computer science fundamentals and problem-solving skills
    • Strong Python or Rust programming skills
    • Ability to speak with the business, gather requirements and work in a fast-paced environment

    Benefits

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Building greenfield platforms using interesting technologies
    • Flexible working and working from home opportunities
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java Developer – Algo Trading

    Global Investment Bank

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £90,000 – £135,000 base + bonus

     

    Summary

    This is a great chance to join one of the world’s most renowned financial firms as a Java Developer on their Credit eTrading Development team. If you love facing off to the business, being embedded with the traders and quants, this role would be perfect for you.

    This team works closely with the algo business, designing and building software for price contribution and trade execution on the electronic trading platform used globally. You will be liaising with the traders, quants and core technology teams, rapidly translating requirements into robust technical design and implementation, with huge amounts of autonomy. Sprints are typically in 2-week cycles, but releases can occur several times a week.

    Along with strong technical abilities, mentoring and reviewing the code of junior colleagues, you need to be able to hold your own in a fast-paced trader environment.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Solid programming skills in multiple languages, especially Java
    • Proven track record designing and delivering high-quality, performant software
    • Broad range of technical experience, e.g. event-driven & concurrent programming
    • Outstanding communication and the ability to build good relationships with traders and stakeholders

    Benefits

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Excellent career growth and professional development is encouraged
    • Flexible working and working-from-home opportunities
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java Software Engineer – VP Macro eTrading

    Global Investment Bank

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: up to £130k base + bonus

     

    Summary:

    One of the world’s most renowned financial institutions is looking to add a Java engineer to their global team, based in London. You will be joining a talented team who face off to the business and work closely with the traders to facilitate the electronic trading of a variety of products.

    The Role:

    You will be working on several exciting greenfield projects for the global FICC businesses, covering everything end-to-end from pricing, execution to risk management. Working closely with the business end-user, you will develop next-generation trading applications and solutions that run on the most cutting-edge technology across multiple platforms.

    The ideal candidate will be a strong developer with experience on latency-sensitive, large-scale platforms and able to hold their own with the front office.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • 6+ years’ professional experience, strong in Java 8 and some C++
    • FICC experience is preferred. Rates or Credit protocols are a big plus
    • Proven track record working with Traders, Sales and Operations

    Desirable Skills and Experience:

    • Bonus points for AWS / Cloud experience

    Benefits:

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Excellent career growth and professional development is encouraged
    • Flexible working and working-from-home opportunities
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • AWS Cloud Engineer – Dublin

    Leading multi-strategy IM

    Dublin, Europe

    New Listing

    Salary: €90-130k + bonus

     

    Job description:

    Client

    One of the world’s most prestigious multi-strategy funds in their Dublin office. With huge autonomy within small teams, they share a core infrastructure platform but encourage 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 superb tech culture.

    Role:

    Unique opportunity for a hands-on developer to work on a state-of-the-art multi-cloud compute and data platform. Your primary responsibility will be overseeing a large multi-account AWS platform which enables multiple application development teams to host capabilities in AWS. This will involve designing, building and supporting core platform capabilities (e.g. global network connectivity, CI/CD shared infrastructure) or features of a global security and infrastructure orchestration platform.

    You must have experience deploying and supporting your own production-ready code in AWS, plus automating the build and management of a wide range of AWS cloud infrastructure, ideally in Python.

    This role would be perfect for a self-starter who is comfortable working independently, on a deadline, and under the pressure that comes with a fast-paced environment.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • Solid experience collaborating with customers to develop AWS solutions
    • Experience designing and supporting production cloud environments on AWS
    • Proficiency in cloud networking – connectivity, routing, DNS, VPCs, proxies, etc.
    • Experience with any of the following: containerization, networking, security, automated configuration and state management, cross system orchestration

     

    Desirable Skills and Experience:

    • Skilled in automating systems configuration and orchestration using tools, e.g. Chef, Ansible or Salt
    • Experience designing & implementing CI/CD tools with infrastructure-as-code pipelines (CloudFormation or Terraform)
    • Sound knowledge of systems engineering – Linux, security and networking

    Benefits:

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Generous benefits package
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C# Quant Developer

    Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £100-£150,000 + bonus + profit share

     

    Company:

    Managing over £15,000,000,000 AUM and a signature new CTO, this hedge fund has seen an increase of over 50% in the past 2 years.

    A macro fund that is cross-asset, they are very mathematical at their core.

    Role:

    With many of the portfolios consolidated into one core group which is led by the founder himself, they are looking for another quant developer to join the team.

    With close daily interaction with the front office trading and portfolio managers (you will not be siloed as at some trading firms), you get a huge breadth of business exposure and a direct impact on PnL – which is why this role comes with a profit share aspect.

    Skills Required:

    • Top academics from a leading university
    • C# skills ideally (will consider strong candidates from any OO)
    • An interest in or experience of finance or mathematics

    Benefits:

    • Profit share as part of large salary
    • Big impact / business exposure
    • Culture of learning and idea-generation from everyone
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Low Latency C++ Developer

    Leading multi-strategy IM

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £120-150,000 base + £60-100,000 bonus

     

    Job description:

    Client

    One of the world’s most prestigious multi-strategy funds. With huge autonomy within small teams, they share a core infrastructure platform but encourage 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 superb tech culture.

    Role

    Seeking a software engineer who loves to design and implement blindingly fast C++20 systems, that are also robust and resilient.

    Working closely with hardware and software developers across the business, you’ll be developing and enhancing a tick-by-tick backtesting research platform and exchange simulation. Other work will involve building and optimizing ultra-low latency trading systems, contributing to the team’s technical direction by driving new initiatives.

    You will shape the future of this industry while you work alongside other exceptional programmers and strategists to solve some of the most significant engineering problems in the world.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Substantial C++ programming experience, preferably using C++20
    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related) from a top-tier university
    • Sound analytical and mathematical skills (design patterns, algorithms, data structures)
    • Solid understanding of low-latency and real-time system design and implementation
    • Deep understanding of working in a Linux environment and working with CPU architecture

    Desirable Skills and Experience

    • Proficiency in any other language, e.g. Java, Python

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Generous benefits package
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C# Front Office Developer – Fixed Income

    Global Investment Management

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: c. £120k base + good bonus

     

    Job description:

    This is a global firm looking for a senior and experienced front office developer in the heart of London’s Mayfair.

    Working in a small, highly motivated, agile team, this role offers the opportunity of huge amounts of autonomy. You will work on a wide range of projects from end to end, building and maintaining the front office tools for around 200 users, including new development of what-if scenarios in interest rates. You will also develop pre-trade systems used to evaluate relative value trading strategies.

    They would welcome interest from developers with any OO experience, though CompSci, C# and finance are preferred (Rates experience would be ideal).

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 8-10 years of development experience in any OO
    • Strong CompSci fundamentals
    • Exceptional academic record, with an MSc in Computer Science preferred

    Desirable Skills and Experience

    • In-depth knowledge of C# and .NET is highly advantageous
    • Bonus points for any of the following: Python, C++, Matlab, R, SQL Server or PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ or Kafka, Memcache or Redis
    • Finance experience is desired but not strictly required

    Benefits

    • Excellent salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Positive, collegial culture encourages knowledge sharing
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  • Front End Developer – Core UI Engineering

    Global Investment Bank

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £80k – 130k base + bonus

     

    Job description:

    One of the world’s most renowned financial institutions is looking for an exceptional UI developer with solid React and Typescript experience.

    Working in small, highly motivated, agile teams, members of the Digital Platform group are multi-disciplined, working across all areas of the solution space. In this role, you will be tasked with building and supporting a client-side platform, where you will will build libraries, frameworks and services for other development teams.

    The work you do will be crucial to thousands of developers who are working on different lines of business in different asset classes. Using React (ES6) and Typescript, you need to build libraries and frameworks from scratch and work closely with the design team to build robust and testable systems.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
    • In-depth knowledge of React, ES6+ Javascript and Typescript
    • Strong programming skills in one or more modern language(s)
    • Experience in full SDLC with agile methodologies
    • Good understanding of OO and functional programming paradigms
    • Finance experience NOT required!

    Benefits

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Excellent career growth and professional development is encouraged
    • Flexible working and working from home opportunities
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Desk-aligned Java Quant Dev at unique hedge fund

    Equities Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £80k – 130k base, £200k+ total compensation

     

    Job description:

    Client

    A multi-strategy fund with offices globally. With huge autonomy within small teams, they share a core infrastructure platform but encourage 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 superb tech culture.

    Role

    Working as part of a trading team, you’ll build out and support proprietary analytics software and tools, primarily written in Java. 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

    • 3-5 years’ commercial experience in systematic trading (prop desk or hedge fund)
    • Strong OO development experience; substantial Java would be ideal
    • Excellent academics in a hard science, e.g. Maths, Computer Science, Physics or Engineering
    • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to explain complex concepts

    Benefits

    • Strong salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Exciting place to work with great career progression
    • Huge amount of ownership and autonomy
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Software Developer

    Greenfield HFT hedge fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £150k base + £100k bonus

     

    Company:

    This small, high frequency trading (HFT) hedge fund is still very greenfield, but with market leaders at the helm they are growing fast and making a massive impression on the industry using C++.

    Being a small team there is no red tape and no legacy code. Everything here is being built from the ground up and you’ll have the chance to really make your mark.

    Role:

    You will be designing, implementing and maintaining latency sensitive high frequency trading systems. You will be coding in C++ working on ultra-low latency systems.

    Working alongside some of the brightest minds and top techies you’ll be pushed daily, but in a more relaxed, open environment where you are encouraged to express your C++ skills individually and as part of the team.

    Benefits:

    • Greenfield project
    • Massive compensation package
    • Small team – big impact to be made + growing fast

    Requirements:

    • Exceptional C++ skills
    • Highly desirable: previous low-latency or HFT experience
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • F# Software Engineer

    Greenfield Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £250,000 total comp

     

    Company

    A hedge fund with a difference; relaxed, fun and with a start-up mentality, you can earn huge amounts of money without the stifling environment of a large corporation. Donning your shorts and flip flops in the summer in a great office in London, you’ll have the flexibility on projects that banks simply can’t offer, as well as the chance to earn huge, guilt-free bonuses.

    Role

    You’ll be writing algorithms to make sense of big data sets, working back-end with real time data and working closely with the quants. Using predominantly F#, as well as C# and a bit of C++ on a Microsoft SQL database, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the company and not just be another suit or another number. Described as 97% tech-driven a background in finance is not required – just strong core computer science skills.

    Requirements

    • Experience with functional programming, ideally F#
    • Top academics from a top-tier university
    • Experience of at least one of: C#, C++ or Java
    • Strong comp sci fundamentals

    Benefits

    • Relaxed feel
    • Start-up mentality
    • Exceptional bonus potential
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer

    Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £150,000 base salary + bonus

     

    Company

    You won’t be another suit amongst the thousands at a bank. You don’t even need to wear a suit at all; flip flops and shorts will suffice!

    This successful prop house are looking for only the best software engineers with exceptional academics to join their team. Join a company with a start-up mentality that knows investing heavily in its staff and systems is the way to remain ahead of the competition in real-time algorithmic trading.

    Role

    You will be writing and implementing high quality code with huge data sets. This position is 97% tech driven so a background in finance is not required! You will however need to be able to adapt to new technologies to keep ahead of the competition, with the software primarily developed in C#.

    Requirements

    • Top academics from a top-tier university
    • Experience in at least one of: C#, C++ or Java
    • Strong comp sci fundamentals: data structures, algorithms and complexities
    • Team player and easy to get on with!

    Benefits

    • Start-up mentality – no red tape
    • Fun working environment – dress down and games room
    • Exceptional bonus potential
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Developer

    Dynamic Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £200,000 total comp

     

    Company

    Join a company that has a proven track record of success by investing heavily in its staff and systems that produce integrated automated trading platforms for use in real-time algorithmic trading.

    You will be creating systems to stimulate investment ideas, test for and control risk in investment portfolios, and ultimately maximise investment returns across a range of markets and products.

    This is a dynamic and flexible work environment where new ideas are encouraged!

    Role

    You will design and implement high quality code with huge data sets, to enhance and support the existing trade tech platform and toolset – this role is 97% tech driven.

    You will need to be able to rapidly adapt to new technologies to maintain the company’s technology advantage, with the software primarily developed in C#.

    Requirements

    • Excellent academics from a top university
    • Ability to develop high-quality software
    • Experience of at least one of C#, C++ or Java
    • Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms and complexities!
    • Financial experience not mandatory!

    Benefits

    • Good work-life balance
    • Small company culture – no red tape
    • Relaxed, fun working environment – very dress down and a games room!
    • Exceptional bonus potential
    • Huge opportunities for progression
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Developer

    FX | low latency

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £400,000 total comp

     

    The Company:

    A small company of just 150 employees, yet they are one of the major players in the FX markets – outperforming banks and companies that are over ten times their size.

    Role:

    Working directly on the business critical, ultra-low latency FX C++20 platforms facing off directly to the business, this team is the pinnacle for any C++ developer. They have a diverse workforce, having hired from FAANG companies, elite teams in finance, and top tech and gaming houses.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
    • Strong C++ skills
    • Multithreading and low-latency experience

    Benefits:

    • Fantastic salary
    • Huge bonuses (first year guaranteed)
    • Big impact / big business exposure
    • Great career progression
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++20 Developer

    multithreading | low latency | Core Infrastructure

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £100-140k base + bonus

     

    The Company

    – C++ developers on the C++ Standards Committee

    – An average of 43 billion live updates a day (compare that to Twitter’s 2 billion…)

    – 350,000 paying customers

    –  200 million lines of C++

    Role

    They are looking for C++ developers to work on their world-renowned Core Infrastructure team. The work you do will impact the software for the entire company; developing high-performance data-driven libraries and toolkits used by over 2000 application developers.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
    • Strong C++ skills
    • Multithreading experience

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Huge prestige working for this team
    • Great career progression
    • Fantastic salary
    • Potential for big bonuses (first year guaranteed)
    • Various perks – insurance, pension, training investment, etc.

    Full relocation package offered to international candidates – including temporary accommodation and shipping costs covered!

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Software Engineer

    Leading Multi-Strategy IM

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £100,000 – 140,000 base + 50-100% bonus

     

    Job description:

    Client

    Fantastic opportunity for a modern C++ developer (14 or later) to join the core Fixed Income and Commodities Technology group at one of the world’s most prestigious hedge funds. This team is the backbone of their cross-asset Risk and PnL system for all Fixed Income, Commodities, Credit and FX products.  This system is running 24/7 for the past 10 years and is a real-time, highly distributed platform that is being rebuilt into a next-generation platform.

    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

    You will be building the next-generation analytics library in C++17 and 20. Greenfield work, you’ll be building the distributed pricing platform – utilising Kubernetes, microservices, AWS and Docker on multithreaded systems. You will get a lot of product exposure whilst working closely with other teams (research, trading, middle office) within FI, Commodities, Credit and FX.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Substantial experience with modern C++ (C++14, ideally later) on Linux
    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related) from a top-tier university
    • Strong financial knowledge – FI pricing and Risk analytics, Commodities, Credit, FX

    Desirable Skills and Experience

    • Python or Java experience is highly advantageous
    • 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
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Software Developer – ultra-low-latency HFT

    Electronic Market Making

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: Potential for £300-400k total comp

    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
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Linux Systems Engineer – Amsterdam

    Market-Making Firm

    Amsterdam

    New Listing

    Salary: €75,000 – €120,000 + 100% bonus

     

    Job description:

    Client

    One of the world’s leading global proprietary electronic market makers, trading on over 50 exchanges around the world, headquartered in Amsterdam.

    Role

    The trading systems are high performant and low latency; responding to the market events in nanoseconds with extremely low error tolerance.

    You will drive the trading environment towards simplicity and reliability. Sat on the trading floor itself, you’ll ensure the production environment works optimally by deploying, maintaining, monitoring and operating a fleet of UNIX servers to its highest possible performance.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Strong Linux skills
    • Some automation experience, e.g. Powershell or Python
    • Knowledge of networking
    • Good communication skills in a fast-paced environment

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + profit share scheme
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Fantastic offices
    • Generous benefits, including relocation package
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Low-Latency Network Engineer – Amsterdam

    Market-Making Firm

    Amsterdam

    New Listing

    Salary: €75,000 – €120,000 + 100% bonus

     

    Job description:

    Client

    One of the world’s leading global proprietary electronic market makers, trading on over 50 exchanges around the world, headquartered in Amsterdam.

    Role

    The trading systems are high performant and low latency; responding to the market events in nanoseconds with extremely low error tolerance.

    You will be responsible for designing, maintaining and improving their networks; performing at optimal levels under all conditions. From tweaking and optimising, to troubleshooting to long-term strategic projects, no two days will be the same.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Strong network and performance monitoring skills
    • Experience with low-latency networking
    • Automatic deployment experience, e.g. Ansible
    • Good communication skills in a fast-paced environment

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + profit-share scheme
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Fantastic offices
    • Generous benefits, including relocation package
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Developer – Tel Aviv, Israel

    Hedge Fund

    Tel Aviv, Israel

    New Listing

    Salary: 30-45,000 shekels / month + bonus

    4+ years’ experience

     

    Job description:

    Client

    This is a global, massively successful hedge fund employing thousands of people, but it operates like a start-up, with all the latest technologies and solely greenfield projects / building from scratch – with no legacy systems.

    Tel Aviv is a key area of expansion for them in 2021, and this team operates nothing like what you’d expect from a traditional financial firm. This is a fantastic opportunity for expert C++ engineers who thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative culture, where your hard work is well-rewarded.

    Role

    This specific team is operating like a core team of the company: 45 members globally have built a next-generation platform using micro-services architecture in C++17 and Python (3.8 with asyncio concurrency module), and using the latest cloud and containerisation technologies (AWS / Docker / Kubernetes).

    This platform is only 18 months old, so there’s no legacy code involved, and nearly all of the work over the next 2-3 years (and likely beyond) is being built from scratch / completely greenfield.

    Here you’ll find no ‘finance culture’ and very little ‘red-tape’; it is a team of techies who are there to build awesome, new, vital platforms. A hedge-fund salary without the long, finance-associated hours or work.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Significant modern C++ skills on Linux, ideally with some Python experience too
    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related) from a top-tier university
    • Strong analytical and maths skills, including algorithms and data structures
    • Good knowledge and experience of distributed computing, client server and multi-threading
    • Bonus points for Docker/Kubernetes, micro-services or NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB) experience

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Collaborative working environment
    • Unique company where you will work on engaging, greenfield projects
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Credit C++ Quant Dev at hedge fund

    Equities Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £200-250,000 total compensation

    Experience: 5+ years

     

    Job Description:

    Client

    A multi-strategy fund with offices globally is looking for a buy-side quantitative developer with credit experience to join their London team. With huge autonomy within small teams, they share a core infrastructure platform but encourage 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 superb tech culture.

    Role

    Joining the Credit Quant Technology team, you’ll build out next generation in-house analytics and trader support tools. Working closely with Quants across the globe, you’ll also design, develop and maintain the in-house pricing libraries. Utilising your mix of strong maths, compsci fundamentals and your expertise in credit, you will be critical to the growth of the desk working across the full trading system. Extensive experience with Credit (and market data) is ideal.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Substantial programming experience in systematic trading (prop desk or hedge fund)
    • Experience with market data would be ideal
    • High-performance, multithreaded C++
    • Strong problem solving and analytical mindset
    • Excellent academics in a hard science (maths and computer science preferred)

    Benefits

    • Strong salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Huge amounts of ownership and autonomy
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Python Developer

    Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £70 – 100k base + bonus

     

    Summary:

    Unique opportunity for an experienced developer who is ready for a pivotal role at this London-based fund as they seek to build a Python development team.

    Currently, the firm is more .Net focused so they’re looking for a very hands-on developer who can improve the quality of Python code produced. You must be able to set the common standard and best practice for Python development and promote a structured development process to both junior and senior quant programmers.

    Initially, you will be working on scaling and performance-related problems, reviewing code produced by the quants to identify and develop shared Python libraries that can improve the performance of data processing and analysis tasks. In the future, you will be involved in the hiring of junior team members to work under your leadership as the team expands.

    The successful Python Developer will have a love for the craft of software development and a strong desire to share this with others.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • 5+ years of in-depth Python experience (3.5 >)
    • Experience in event-driven architectures, multi-threading and asynchronous pattern
    • Proficiency in building internal libraries
    • Proven track record using Python packaging technologies
    • Bonus points for any of these: RabbitMQ, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, Microsoft SQL Server (2017 >)
    • Finance experience is NOT required

    Benefits:

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Remote working opportunities
    • Collegiate working environment with multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Chance to be involved in establishing your team and its direction
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer

    Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £150,000 base salary + bonus

     

    Company

    You won’t be another suit amongst the thousands at a bank. You don’t need to wear a suit at all; flip flops and shorts will suffice!

    This successful prop house are looking for only the best software engineers with exceptional academics to join their team. Join a company with a start-up mentality that knows investing heavily in its staff and systems is the way to remain ahead of the competition in real-time algorithmic trading.

    Role

    You will be writing and implementing high quality code with huge data sets. This position is 97% tech-driven so a background in finance is not required! You will however need to be able to adapt to new technologies to keep ahead of the competition, with the software primarily developed in C#.

    Requirements

    • Top academics from a top tier university
    • Experience of at least one of C#, C++ or Java
    • Strong comp sci fundamentals: data structures, algorithms and complexities
    • Team player and easy to get on with!

    Benefits

    • Start-up mentality – no red tape
    • Fun working environment – dress down and games room
    • Exceptional bonus potential
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Developer

    Dynamic Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £200,000 total comp

     

    Company

    Join a company that has a proven track record of success by investing heavily in its staff and systems that produce integrated automated trading platforms for use in real-time algorithmic trading.

    You will be creating systems to stimulate investment ideas, test for and control risk in investment portfolios, and ultimately maximise investment returns across a range of markets and products.

    This is a dynamic and flexible work environment where new ideas are encouraged!

    Role

    You will design and implement high quality code with huge data sets, to enhance and support the existing trade tech platform and toolset – this role is 97% tech driven.

    You will need to be able to rapidly adapt to new technologies to maintain the company’s technology advantage, with the software primarily developed in C#.

    Requirements

    • Excellent academics from a top-tier university
    • Ability to develop high-quality software
    • Experience of at least one of C#, C++ or Java
    • Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms and complexities!
    • Financial experience not mandatory!

    Benefits

    • Good work-life balance
    • Small company culture – no red tape
    • Relaxed, fun working environment – very dress down and a games room!
    • Exceptional bonus potential
    • Huge opportunities for progression
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java Developer

    Top-Tier Global Hedge Fund

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £120-150k base + £100k bonus

     

    Job description:

    Client

    Perfect opportunity for a strong Java Developer to join the core Fixed Income and Commodities Technology group at one of the world’s most prestigious hedge funds. This team forms the backbone of their cross-asset Risk and PnL system for all Fixed Income, Commodities, Credit and FX products.  This system is running 24/7 for the past 10 years and is a real-time, highly distributed platform that is being rebuilt into a next-generation platform.

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

    Role

    You will be building and integrating the next-generation analytics library in Java. Greenfield work, you’ll be building the distributed pricing platform – utilising Kubernetes, microservices, AWS and Docker on multithreaded systems. You will get a lot of product exposure whilst working closely with other teams (research, trading, middle office) within FI, Commodities, Credit and FX.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • 8+ years’ development experience in Java
    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related) from a top-tier university
    • Sound experience of multithreading, client-server and distributed computing
    • Strong financial knowledge – FI pricing and Risk analytics ideal; Commodities, Credit, FX is beneficial

    Desirable Skills and Experience

    • Python or C++ experience is highly advantageous
    • Experience with: cross-asset pricing and risk systems and/or OTC, Swaps, Bonds, yield curves

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Dynamic culture and an exciting place to work
    • Generous benefits package
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Low-Latency Systems Engineer – Amsterdam/London

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Amsterdam / London

    New Listing

    Salary: €200-400,000 total comp, including profit share

     

    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 team split between Amsterdam and London, 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.

    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 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
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Support Engineer – Quant Technology Team

    Leading Investment Manager

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £80,000 – £120,000 base + bonus

     

    Job Summary:

    This is a leading multi-asset fund focused on major macro asset classes, including interest rates, FX, equities, credit, and commodities in developed and emerging markets. They value technology highly and are looking to add an outstanding Support Engineer to their Quant Tech team.

    The Role:

    You will be:

    • Proactively ensuring systems are stable, performing well and accurate
    • Supporting the Quant Technology systems
    • Identifying technical challenges and opportunities, and providing practical solutions
    • Working closely with developers to manage release deployment whilst handling the test environment

    Their stack is focused primarily on Microsoft .NET technologies (though candidates from any OO background are encouraged to apply) and you will be using Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and ReSharper.

    Requirements:

    • Strong academic background with 2:1 (or higher) in a STEM subject from top-tier university
    • Sound programming and technology skills with an in-depth understanding of Microsoft technologies, e.g. C#, .Net, SQL, etc.
    • Substantial experience in the support function within financial services, e.g. a bank, hedge fund or other market contributor
    • Enthusiastic about programming and technology

    Desirable:

    • Software development life-cycle experience
    • Previous exposure to a test-driven environment would be advantageous

    Benefits:

    • Thrive in a collaborative working environment, driven by teamwork
    • Strong compensation and bonus potential
    • Generous benefits package – healthcare, dental, pension, etc.
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  • C# Quant Developer

    Leading Investment Manager

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £100,000 – £140,000 base + bonus + profit share

     

    Job Summary:

    Fantastic opportunity to join a leading multi-asset fund where you will draw on both your excellent academics and your strong programming skills.

    Working closely with Quantitative Analysts and Software Developers, the Quantitative Development team is responsible for the tech infrastructure both inside and surrounding the core analytics library. You will identify technical challenges and opportunities, provide practical solutions to complex problems, and use your initiative when challenging current systems.

    They primarily use C#, but are keen to see candidates from any OO background.

    The ideal candidate will be technically strong, but will also have product/financial knowledge, maths skills, and the ability to talk to traders.

    Requirements:

    • Strong academic background with 2:1 (or higher) in a STEM subject from top-tier university
    • Sound programming and technology skills in an OO language, e.g. C#, C++, Java, Python
    • Knowledge of relational databases and maintaining SQL
    • Experience in software testing

    Desirable:

    • Experience working on risk engines, PnL attrition/PnL explain or time-series analysis is a big plus
    • Previous front office exposure in financial services would be advantageous

    Benefits:

    • Thrive in a collaborative working environment, driven by teamwork
    • Strong compensation and bonus potential
    • Generous benefits package – healthcare, dental, pension, etc.
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  • First Python Developer at hedge fund

    Rapidly Expanding Fintech

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £75,000 – £120,000 base

    3-10 years’ experience

     

    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 – 10 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)

    Desirable

    • Experience with any of the following: 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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  • Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) – Rates eTrading

    Global Investment Bank

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £100-140k base + bonus

     

    Summary:

    One of the world’s most renowned financial institutions is looking to add an experienced SRE to their global Rates eTrading team, based in London, to develop creative solutions to operations problems. You will be joining a diverse team of curious problem solvers who are thinking big and taking risks.

    The Role:

    As an SRE, your focus will be on running better production applications and systems, and you will have the opportunity to take the lead on relevant projects, whilst being given the support and mentorship you need to learn and grow. Work is varied and tasks could include: designing, coding, testing and delivering software, troubleshooting priority incidents, collaborating with the dev team to help develop software for reliability and scale or designing self-healing and resiliency patterns.

    The ideal candidate will have excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills, comfortable managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • 6+ years’ professional experience, strong in Finance technology
    • Experience working with Fixed Income products
    • Experience supporting and interacting with Front Office is preferred
    • You must be skilled in at least one technology stack: designing, coding, testing and delivering software
    • Proficiency in one of more technology domains

    Benefits:

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Excellent career growth and professional development is encouraged
    • Flexible working and working from home opportunities
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  • Senior Python Software Developer – Tech Lead

    Global Investment Bank

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £100-145k base + £30-60k bonus

     

    Job description

    One of the world’s most renowned financial institutions is looking for a Senior Software Developer with experience in Python. You will join a talented, creative team of exceptional developers designing and implementing innovative technology via solid engineering practices.

    As a senior leader in software engineering, you will draw on your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming to create and deliver robust trading & risk management systems for thousands of intraday users. Your passion and experience in multiple tech domains will raise the team’s game to even higher levels, allowing business and functional requirements to be met and exceeded.

    The successful Senior Python Developer is passionate about software design and writing high quality code. An early adopter of leading-edge technologies, you will set the example which encourages others to follow suit.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Professional Python and OO experience, with proven track record of high quality successful delivery
    • BS/BA degree in a quant field, e.g. computer science, maths, engineering, physics
    • Strong skills in software and algorithm design and development
    • An excellent communicator with both technology and business users alike

    Desirable Skills & Experience

    • Knowledge of industry-wide tech trends and best practices, plus a keen desire to share these with others
    • Experience leveraging in-house financial platforms
    • Finance experience is highly desirable (Equity Risk Management is ideal)

    Benefits

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Excellent career growth and professional development is encouraged
    • Work alongside some of the brightest technologists, analysts, and quants in London
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  • Senior Python Software Developer

    Global Investment Bank

    London

    New Listing

    Salary: £100-145k base + £30-60k bonus

     

    Job description

    One of the world’s most renowned financial institutions is looking for a Senior Software Developer with experience in Python. You will join a talented, creative team of exceptional developers designing and implementing innovative technology via solid engineering practices.

    As a senior leader in software engineering, you will draw on your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming to solve complex and mission-critical problems. Your passion and experience in multiple tech domains will raise the team’s game to even higher levels, allowing business and functional requirements to be met and exceeded.

    The successful Senior Python Developer is passionate about software design and writing high quality code. An early adopter of leading-edge technologies, you will set the example which encourages others to follow suit.

    Skills and Experience Required

    • Professional Python and OO experience, with proven track record of high quality successful delivery
    • BS/BA degree in a quant field, e.g. computer science, maths, engineering, physics
    • Strong skills in software and algorithm design and development
    • An excellent communicator with both technology and business users alike

    Desirable Skills & Experience

    • Knowledge of industry-wide tech trends and best practices, plus a keen desire to share these with others
    • Finance experience is highly desirable

    Benefits

    • Significant salaries + bonuses + benefits
    • High degree of ownership and impactful work
    • Excellent career growth and professional development is encouraged
    • Work alongside some of the brightest technologists, analysts, and quants in London
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  • Quant Analyst – Systematic Hedge Fund – London

    Python, C#, SQL, Machine Learning

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A boutique systematic and quant trading firm is looking for a Quantitative Analyst to join their quant research team in London. With a small, agile and technology-driven environment, the successful quant analyst will be working alongside software engineers and quant researchers to build and develop statistical, mathematical models from scratch using vast data sets and modern, cutting-edge technology. Free from a bureaucratic and corporate culture, this small team are able to react to changing financial markets with agility, chaos and speed, whilst maintaining an emphasis on employees’ personal and professional development.

    Requirements:

    • MSc or PhD in STEM subject
    • Good object-oriented programming experience
    • Experience programming in Python and SQL
    • Experience with time-series analysis and forecasting models, large data sets, model development and visualisation, statistics, optimisation are beneficial

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and bonus structure in London
    • Work with elite technologists and quant researchers
    • Small, agile environment with opportunity to work close to the business in all areas from development, modelling and trading
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  • C# Developer – London

    C# / .NET / SQL / Agile

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A globally leading quant trading firm in London are looking for a C# Developer to join their agile, London-based technology team. Working on trade execution, the C# Developer will be working closely alongside execution traders, portfolio managers, and quant developers in C# and SQL on AWS cloud infrastructure. The work carried out by this team is business-critical, and the successful C# developer will have significant ownership and impact over projects and the business as a whole.

    Required Skills:

    • BSc/MSc in STEM subject
    • Strong knowledge of C# fundamentals
    • SQL experience
    • Experience of Test-Driven and agile development environments

    Skills that are nice to have, but not required:

    • Background in Computer Science / Maths
    • Experience with .NET 5.0
    • Experience working with large, complex software systems
    • Cloud experience – ideally AWS, Kubernetes, Docker

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and bonus structure for London market
    • Highly agile team and technical environment
    • Work alongside some of the brightest engineers, analysts, and quants in London
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Qatar – Tech/Quant Hybrid

    Python | Matlab | Financial Markets

    Qatar

    New Listing

    My client, based in Qatar, is looking to hire into their investment risk and portfolio construction teams.

    They’re looking for Python/Matlab on the tech side, along with experience of working in financial markets. The successful candidate will have good analytical and problem-solving skills and be keen to work on a blend of technical and quant-focused projects.

    Life in Qatar offers many benefits, including a warm climate, tax free salary and excellent healthcare and education systems.

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • VP of Engineering

    Machine-Learning Fintech

    London

    New Listing

    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

    If you’re an experienced engineering manager or a talented and experienced team lead ready to step up to a management role, this is for you. Working very closely with the CTO, this is a high-impact position, where you’ll be leading the product engineering group.

    A hands-off role, you’ll be responsible for architectural and structural decisions, run daily standup meetings and interact with the wider business to discover new product opportunities, and build long-term roadmaps for the products. You will also mentor your team, with regular one-to-one meetings, and hire new members when appropriate.

    The application stack is composed of Python, Numpy, Scipy, Sklearn, XGBoost, Keras, Django, Celery, Postgres, Redis, Ansible, AWS, GCP, and other technologies. They welcome candidates from any coding background to apply.

    Requirements

    • Strong academic record in Computer Science (or related) from a leading university
    • 3+ years’ team lead experience, ideally from a start-up environment
    • Solid understanding of computer systems, e.g. data flow, distributed systems, numerical computing, frontend, web applications
    • Broad understanding of machine learning, statistics and maths
    • Proven track record in planning and executing complex and sizeable projects
    • AI experience is highly sought-after

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary + share options
    • Budget for personal development to attend conferences, courses, buy books etc.
    • Join a fast-growing, agile, diverse company, passionate about innovation
    • Flexible hours and WFH opportunities
    • Regular team socials and trips away
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Data Scientist

    Innovative Software Start-Up

    Remote / London

    New Listing

    Perfect opportunity for a talented Data Scientist to join a fast-growing and diverse tech start-up. They combine distributed computing, unique simulation technology and machine learning to create predictive ‘urban models’ used in the public sector to estimate the impact of any near-future changes.

    This a fantastic chance to play a central role in a very exciting and ambitious product development phase. You will work directly with the Head of R&D, Head of Product Delivery and Data Scientists, delivering cutting-edge ML applications to support the provision of their autonomous dispatch system. Work is varied: responsibilities can include developing data ingestion pipelines, developing and training of probabilistic prediction models, and the creating and running of simulated scenarios.

    This role would be perfect for a creative individual who enjoys working in different problem areas, able to drive a project from inception through delivery. You will also be a skilled communicator, adept at listening just as much as giving opinions.

    Requirements

    • Solid programming skills in at least one language – Python preferred
    • Strong maths background, with experience using statistical inference and an understanding of Bayesian inference, and/or developing multi-agent simulation and Reinforcement Learning environments
    • Proven track record applying analytical skills to problems such as data collection, analysis, visualisation, problem-solving, reporting, etc.
    • Understanding of database concepts and SQL
    • Probabilistic programming using Stan, PyMC3 or Tensorflow-Probability is desirable

    Benefits

    • Great opportunity to be part of a collaborative, creative environment where you work truly has a direct impact
    • Competitive salary + generous benefits package
    • Join an early-stage start-up at this exciting and critical time when you can help shape the future of the company
    • In-house and external training opportunities and genuine career development; healthy work-life balance with remote-friendly workplace
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  • Senior Engineer – London

    Software Consultancy

    London

    New Listing

    Fantastic opportunity to join a leading software consultancy in London for a senior developer from any industry background. They’re looking for passionate developers, who are interested in solving various technical problems and challenges for their high profile clients stretching across the financial and public sector. You’ll deliver these solutions with a focus on an agile approach and the use of engineering best practices to not only develop clients’ systems, but to develop your own skills too.

    The role is based in their offices in the centre of London, but there may be the requirement to visit client sites in the UK and beyond (Covid restrictions allowing).

    Requirements

    • A Computer Science (or similar) degree from a top-tier university
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and the desire to take on new challenges head-on
    • Strong engineering fundamentals – as a tech-agnostic firm you can develop in and learn whatever languages you like
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Experience communicating with non-technical stakeholders
    • The desire to not only pick up new languages but also to collaborate with other ideas to get the job done
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quant Analyst / Data Scientist – London

    Python | C# | SQL | Machine Learning

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A boutique systematic and quant trading firm is looking for a Quantitative Analyst to join their quant research team in London. With a small, agile and technology-driven environment, the successful quant analyst will be working alongside software engineers and quant researchers to build and develop statistical, mathematical models from scratch using vast data sets and cutting-edge technology. Free from a bureaucratic and corporate culture, this small team are able to react to changing financial markets with agility and speed, whilst maintaining an emphasis on employees’ personal and professional development.

    Requirements:

    • MSc or PhD in STEM subject
    • Good object-oriented programming experience
    • Experience programming in Python and SQL
    • Experience with time-series analysis and forecasting models, large data sets, model development and visualisation, statistics, optimisation are beneficial

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and bonus structure in London
    • Work with elite technologists and quant researchers
    • Small, agile environment with opportunity to work close to the business in all areas from development, modelling and trading
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • DevOps Engineer – SRE – London

    AWS / CI/CD / Kubernetes / Docker

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A globally leading sports betting and prop trading firm are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join their highly agile, London-based team. The successful DevOps Engineer will be delivering new features that provide a high level of impact to the business, and will be able to see their value in tangible terms. Working in a highly technical team, the DevOps will be bringing AWS infrastructure to life, supporting the cloud engineering team, building out CI/CD pipelines and broader tooling and infrastructure for the engineering team.

    Required Skills:

    • BSc in STEM subject
    • Good knowledge of AWS architecture and cloud technology
    • Experience with CI/CD tooling

    Skills that are nice to have, but not required:

    • Kubernetes, Terraform, Prometheus, SQL/NoSQL database experience

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and bonus structure for London market
    • Highly agile team and technical environment
    • Work alongside some of the brightest engineers, analysts, and quants in London
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Data Analyst – London

    Quant Trading

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A globally leading sports betting and prop trading firm are looking for Data and Quant Analysts to join their highly agile, London-based team. Working on vast data sets, the successful Data Analyst will be manipulating massive amounts of data from a variety of unstructured sources and will be applying statistical analysis and quantitative modelling. As a Data and Quant analyst, you’ll be working in Python and SQL, along with applying your skills in mathematics, physics and statistics.

    Required Skills:

    • BSc in STEM subject – Maths, Statistics, Physics or Computer Science preferred
    • Some technical experience with Python and/or SQL
    • Keen interest in sports is beneficial

    Skills that are nice to have, but not required:

    • Programming experience in python and/ or another OO language
    • MSc/PhD level education
    • Experience working on statistical analysis of large data sets

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and bonus structure for London market
    • Highly agile team and technical environment
    • Work alongside some of the brightest analysts, quants and engineers in London
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Systems Engineer – 3rd line Technical Support – London

    Prop Trading

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A globally leading sports betting and prop trading firm are looking for a Systems or Support Engineer to join their highly agile, London-based team. The successful Systems Engineer will be providing 3rd line technical support, along with troubleshooting infrastructure, networking, virtualisation and storage solutions for the London team.

    Required Skills:

    • Background in Systems engineering, support, or troubleshooting
    • Good experience providing 3rd line technical support
    • Good experience with networking, virtualisation and storage

    Skills that are nice to have, but not required:

    • Experience with Windows Server Suite / Firewalls / Network Security / Cloud Technology / configuration management tooling and automation

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and bonus structure for London market
    • Highly agile team and technical environment
    • Work alongside some of the brightest engineers, analysts, and quants in London
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior C# Developer – London

    C# / .net 5.0 / SQL / AWS / Kubernetes / Docker

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

    A globally leading quant trading firm in London are looking for a Senior C# Developer to join their agile, London-based technology team. Working on trade execution, the Senior C# Developer will be working closely alongside execution traders, portfolio managers, and quant developers in C# and SQL on AWS cloud infrastructure. The work carried out by this team is business critical, and the successful C# developer will have significant ownership and impact over projects and the business as a whole.

    Required Skills:

    • BSc/MSc in STEM subject
    • Strong knowledge of C# fundamentals
    • SQL experience
    • Experience of Test-Driven and agile development environments

    Skills that are nice to have, but not required:

    • Background in Computer Science / Maths
    • Experience with .NET 5.0
    • Experience working with large, complex software systems
    • Cloud experience – ideally AWS, Kubernetes, Docker

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and bonus structure for London market
    • Highly agile team and technical environment
    • Work alongside some of the brightest engineers, analysts, and quants in London
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Software Engineer, Crypto – Chicago

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary

    Unique in their field, this HFT fund has the lively, positive spirit of a start-up with the stability of a longer-established player. They hire exceptional and diverse talent from a variety of places – trading, tech & start-up industries, research labs, PhD programs – to apply cutting-edge research to global financial markets.

    Their growing crypto trading team is looking to hire a dynamic Software Engineer who is passionate about development and loves tackling difficult technical problems head-on.

    You will collaborate extensively with traders and technologists to evolve, improve and maintain all elements of the trading infrastructure, including feeds, gateways and strategies. This role offers the opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of interesting and challenging problems involving high performance computing, software design and big data, as well as gaining an understanding of trading on centralized and decentralized exchanges. Most problems require high-availability, high-throughput and low-latency solutions.

    The trading team sees technology as a key component of their continued success and candidates will be exposed to cool, cutting-edge technologies in the fast-evolving crypto space. The successful C++ Software Engineer will be self-directed, with the ability to take ownership of projects and responsibilities.

    Requirements

    • 5+ years’ hands-on C++ development experience in a Linux environment
    • Good understanding of templates and both low- and high-level optimization
    • Sound knowledge of computer systems (operating systems, networks), plus the ability to build and debug high performance distributed systems
    • Experience in creating and debugging multithreaded applications
    • Bonus points for experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS) and/or internet protocols WS, HTTP
    • Exposure to Python or a willingness to gain proficiency quickly

    This role is open to US Citizens and Visa Transfers only.

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Unique culture where you can fulfil your potential through collaboration and mutual respect
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  • Data Engineer – New York

    Innovative Algo Trading

    New York

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary

    This is one of the world’s top algorithmic trading firms, looking for data engineers who are well-versed in Python programming. A community of self-starters from multiple tech backgrounds – maths, computer science, statistics, physics, engineering – they have built one of the world’s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development with data at its core.

    This pioneering role offers the opportunity to help design a brand-new system for the company to manage, store, access and explore data, alongside tools and processes as they build a world-class data warehouse.

    If you eat, sleep and breathe data, and can analyze and solve complex problems quickly, this role is perfect for you!

    Requirements

    • 2-3 years’ data infrastructure experience with strong Python programming
    • Expert-level understanding of data storage
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math or a related field
    • Solid skills in a strongly-typed language, such as Java, C, or C++
    • Track record of working successfully in a collaborative environment
    • Top-notch communication skills

    This role is open to US citizens and Visa Transfers only.

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Truly flat management structure, with no red tape
    • Friendly, informal yet highly rewarding work culture
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems with significant impact
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  • Lead UI Developer, Futures Desk

    Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Salary: Market-Leading

     

    Summary:

    A world-class prop trading firm is looking for a Lead (sole) UI Developer for a nascent Futures trading desk.

    The successful candidate will work in a hands-on development role, initially as the sole UI developer in a new and developing trading team. They will take full ownership over the frontend / UI tech stack and trading systems, building these out from scratch.

    Requirements:

    • Strong Javascript skill-set
    • 3+ years’ frontend / UI development experience
    • Bachelors/Masters in highly analytical or technical field: CS, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, etc.
    • Outstanding communication skills
    • Financial experience a bonus but not hard requirement

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Almost entirely greenfield project
    • Take control over decision-making for frontend of tech stack
    • Opportunity to take leadership in a key trading desk
    • Potential for substantial business impact and significant upside
    • Be part of an expanding London and European presence for the firm
    • Work alongside the best talent in the industry
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  • Python GUI Engineer – London

    Leading Crypto Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Salary: £150k-£250k total compensation

     

    The company:

    Work for one of the largest trading firms in digital assets globally. Trading over $5bn a day using the highest standard of tech trading, their aim is to make markets in digital assets liquid and efficient. They work in crypto across CeFi and DeFi. With no red tape, no multiple levels of approval, this ‘HFT meets Crypto’ firm enjoys a culture more like that of a tech start-up.

    The role:

    You are extremely experienced in Python and are passionate about building products/applications that colleagues find helpful and enjoy using. Working closely with trading and trading platform developers within a small nimble team, you will be working on QT-based Python trading applications. Projects are varied and may include building a brand-new trading GUI (for internal use), upgrading existing applications, and designing completely new applications from scratch.

    Previous experience from both personal and work-related projects will be considered. An interest in algorithmic trading is always a plus.

    The Tech:

    • Advanced knowledge in Python
    • Previous experience with using GUIs
    • Experience with Linux network

    Preferred to have:

    • Knowledge of C++
    • Quantitative reasoning skills
    • Curiosity about algorithmic trading and financial markets

    Benefits:

    • Extremely competitive compensation
    • Tech team made up of senior engineers from Optiver, XTX, etc.
    • Independence and responsibility from day 1, with the ability to learn at an unprecedented speed

    Tier-2 visa sponsorship is available.

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Python Core Developer – Middle Office – London

    Algorithmic Market Maker

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Salary: £200 – 250k

     

    Company

    This fintech is an international global algorithmic market maker in digital assets. They aim to transform Crypto Markets by offering liquidity to trading platforms and exchange. So essentially ‘HFT meets Crypto’. Trading more than $5B+/day across dozens of different trading platforms.

    Their meritocratic working environment allows you to be judged only on what you deliver – providing great accountability and tangible impacts. Complementary to this it’s an interesting role, as it culturally combines all the benefits of expert tech and trading used in traditional financial markets and the fast-paced nature of a tech start-up.

    Role

    As a Core Developer, you will help in building out an automated trade reconciliation system. This greenfield project allows you to work closely with senior members, such as the CTO. Very high performance reconciling up to 100M transactions a day. All you need is strong python skills – they are a Linux-based company, and the solution will be built in Python and should “talk to” C++ stack.

    Requirements:

    • 2+ years’ experience with Python and SQL databases.
    • Understanding of Linux.
    • Involvement with reconciliation, risk, middle office systems is desirable.
    • Passionate about tech and financial markets.
    • Great interpersonal skills that would flourish in an intimate collaborative environment.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary.
    • Greenfield work.
    • Smart central London office.

    Tier-2 visa sponsorship is available.

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  • Senior C++ Developer | Chicago

    Tech-Driven Prop Trading Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 3 Wks 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.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented senior C++ software developer to be an integral member of one of their algorithmic trading teams. In this role, you will design, build, and implement full life cycle development of trading applications and tools using agile methodologies. You will also coach and mentor junior engineers on best practices and through code reviews. 

    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. The successful C++ developer will be an enthusiastic programmer, eager to build new technologies that directly impact the business.

    Requirements: 

    • 10+ years’ development experience with high-availability server-side systems, ideally in C++; and 3+ years using any combination of modern C++ (14/17/20)
    • Multithreaded programming experience with in-depth understanding of hardware/software interaction
    • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering (or related) from a top-tier institution
    • Bonus points for experience with numerical computing and/or working with quant researchers
    • Experience in trading or other latency-sensitive industry is a big plus

    Benefits 

    • Top-of-the-market compensation package
    • Culture has the lively spirit of a start-up, with stability of a longer-established firm
    • Feel valued for your input and get rewarded for great ideas
    • H1B visa sponsorship and remote interviews are available if required
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  • Senior Software Engineer

    Leading Crypto/Blockchain Fintech

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing international crypto fintech at their London office in Shoreditch. They create a range of products in the crypto / blockchain space so that customers’ transactions are safer, faster and more efficient while also helping global financial institutions improve day-to-day transaction processing using the latest technology. Seeking talented Senior Software Engineers to join the Commodities Engineering team.

    Role:

    They are rebuilding the infrastructure of finance to make it open and accessible for the future, while creating innovative new products. You will be responsible for designing and implementing high-quality software, working on the full life cycle. You will take ownership of design, coding and testing of key components of the tokenized commodities platforms.

    This role offers the opportunity to work on something meaningful, with the expansive potential for a positive social and economic impact.

    Requirements:

    • 4+ years’ experience in software development, with strong CompSci and programming fundamentals
    • Expertise in a number of OOP languages; including at least one of Kotlin, Golang, Rust, Java, C++, Javascript/Typescript, Python
    • Highly proficient with core engineering concepts, e.g. data structures, algorithmic complexity, etc.
    • Solid understanding of concepts such as load balancing, HA/failover, ingress, inter-service communications in a microservices style cluster, idempotence, ACID, guaranteed delivery, etc.
    • Technical expert in at least one domain, such as Distributed Systems, Cryptography, Databases, or AWS

    Benefits:

    • Strong base salaries + stock
    • Meaningful impact on profitability; your direct impact on the business is huge
    • 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 transparent, flat structure
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  • UX Engineer

    Exciting Software Start-Up

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Fantastic opportunity for an engineer passionate about high-quality user experiences to join a small but growing design team as their first UX Engineer. Helping regulated companies to onboard and safeguard customer data through their customisable tools, now is a great time to join this thriving start-up.

    This is a high impact role where you will be the bridge between designers and software engineers; creating tools, workflows and documentation that facilitates effective collaboration. In the engineering space you’ll be a UX processes evangelist, while you’ll also produce properly coded digital products that colleagues love to engage with so they can better meet the needs of customers.

    This role would be perfect for someone who is actively seeking a central role in a dynamic start-up environment, is self-motivated and ideally has previously done lots of greenfield development or worked for smaller companies.

    Requirements

    • Deep-level understanding of UI design principles (some visual/UI design ability would be ideal)
    • Strong interpersonal skills, capable of building positive relationships with designers and engineers across the business
    • Familiar with usability and accessibility best practices
    • Experience with at least one of the following: HTML, CSS, React, component APIs, front-end code optimisation, CSS preprocessors and tools
    • Desirable: ability to start ASAP

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + equity
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Learning & development budget
    • Cycle to Work scheme and gym membership
    • Generous pension contributions & enhance maternity/paternity/shared leave pay
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Specialties
      APIs,CSS,React,Start-Up,UX
    • Contact

      If you think you are a good fit for the role and would like further information, please contact:

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

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  • Lead Developer – London

    Tech Consultancy

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    A leading consultancy with offices around the UK is hiring Lead Developers into their London office. They work primarily within the finance sector but are seeing their public sector clientele growing quickly. They are employee-led so all company decisions are made with your work-life balance and career development at the forefront of their minds.

    They are tech-agnostic, so not only will you be working in the language you are most comfortable with, but you’re also welcome to try out and learn the latest technology whilst working.

    Requirements

    • A Computer Science degree from a top-tier university
    • At least 5 years’ professional experience
    • Core skills within Java/Web/C#/.Net development
    • Experience across the whole software development life cycle
    • Strong commercial experience with enterprise systems
    • Experience leading teams and managing projects
    • Strong communication skills and experience dealing with internal and external stakeholders.

     

    This position is unable to offer visa sponsorship.

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  • Frontend Developer

    Innovative Start-Up

    Remote / London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Perfect opportunity for a talented Frontend Developer to join a fast-growing tech start-up. They combine distributed computing, unique simulation technology and machine learning to create predictive ‘urban models’ used in the public sector to estimate the impact of any near-future changes.

    This role would suit someone who enjoys and thrives on building great software that users love interacting with for hours every day. You will be working within a cross-functional team on a dynamic product and taking a lead in all stages of development, from software design, to implementation and testing. You will have the autonomy to discern the best tools and technologies for each job, ensuring the quality and reliability of the product, and you will also influence the long-term strategy for product engineering.

    The successful Frontend Developer will be a self-starter who can work independently and be able to drive a project from inception through delivery, and a skilled communicator, adept at listening just as much as giving opinions.

    Requirements

    • Minimum 3+ years of sound professional experience developing interactive web frontends in Javascript/Typescript using modern frameworks – React, Angular or Vue
    • Strong experience with modern web development processes, e.g. Node.js, WebPack, etc.
    • Proficient working with RESTful interfaces, API design and testing frameworks, e.g. Jest
    • Expert in building maintainable, scalable software
    • Bonus points for experience in one or more of: scientific data visualisation, mapping interface, WebGL, building real-time applications

    Benefits

    • Great opportunity to be part of a collaborative, creative environment where you can feel valued for your input
    • Competitive salary + generous benefits package
    • In-house and external training opportunities and genuine career development; healthy work-life balance
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  • Full Stack Developer

    Innovative Start-Up

    Remote / London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Perfect opportunity for a talented Full Stack Developer to join a fast-growing tech start-up. They combine distributed computing, unique simulation technology and machine learning to create predictive ‘urban models’ used in the public sector to estimate the impact of any near-future changes.

    This role would suit someone who genuinely enjoys working on front- and back-end development equally. You will be working within a cross-functional team taking a lead in the design, implementation, testing and deployment of front- and back-end components, with the autonomy to discern the best tools for each job. You will contribute to building browser-based interfaces that users will love, and on the back-end side, you will be creating microservices that interface with or process complex ever-changing data.

    The successful Full Stack Developer will be a self-starter who can work independently and be able to drive a project from inception through delivery, and a skilled communicator, adept at listening just as much as giving opinions.

    Requirements

    • Minimum 2+ years of sound professional experience in full-stack development, including single-page and interactive web applications
    • Strong front-end Javascript frameworks experience – React, Angular or Vue and Node.js
    • Proficient in an OOP language, ideally Python
    • Web and distributed architecture expertise
    • Experience working with RESTful interfaces, databases and testing frameworks – preferably TDD/BDD

    Benefits

    • Great opportunity to be part of a collaborative, creative environment where you can feel valued for your input
    • Competitive salary + generous benefits package
    • In-house and external training opportunities and genuine career development; healthy work-life balance
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  • C# Developer – London

    C# / .NET Core / SQL / Azure

    London

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    A London-based hedge fund with a specialisation in quant and systematic trading are looking for a senior C# developer to join their London-based, agile team. Working on complex quantitative modelling and solutions, the successful C# developer will be working with the latest technologies in an agile and highly diverse environment. Technology includes the latest version of C#/.NET Core, SQL and cloud technology.

    Requirements:

    • STEM education
    • Proficiency in C#/.NET Core
    • Experience with low latency, scalable software and distributed computing is a plus

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and performance-related bonus
    • Highly flexible working environment in London
    • Extremely diverse culture and working alongside top engineering talent, globally.
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  • Software Engineer – Core Java – London

    Cryptocurrency

    London

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    A globally leading cryptocurrency firm building a bleeding edge crypto exchange are looking for a London-based Java developer to join the team. Working in core Java and Kotlin on a Unix/Linux environment, the successful Java developer will be building low-latency, large-scale systems from scratch, in a highly agile, globally distributed environment.

    Fostering a highly flexible remote working environment, whilst there is an established London office and team, the successful Java developer is welcome to work from home or join the team in office.

    Requirements:

    • STEM education
    • Proficiency in Core Java
    • Experience with low latency, scalable software and distributed computing is a plus

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary, bonus and crypto
    • Highly flexible working environment in London
    • Extremely diverse culture and working alongside top engineering talent, globally.
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  • Systems Engineer (Linux) | Chicago

    Tech-Driven Prop Trading Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Leading prop market-making firm is seeking a highly organized systems engineer with great communication skills. With offices in Chicago, New York and London, they provide liquidity in a wide variety of financial instruments and asset classes. To do this they hire bright, independent thinkers to compete in the world’s markets.

    In this role you will join a growing technology team, in a dynamic environment, tasked with troubleshooting, monitoring, maintenance and networking. You will contribute to the oversight of the 24/7 Linux trading environment (designing & deploying new solutions, administration, upgrading), automation and datacenter management.

    This is a company that truly values the merits of their employees, where traders, quants and software engineers all work closely together in an open, collaborative environment. The successful Systems Engineer will be self-motivated, from a robust background of Linux design, and have a passion for the fast-paced environment of the trading industry.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 5+ years’ experience of Linux (CentOS, Debian and/or Redhat) architecture
    • Deep-level knowledge of administration, networking, performance monitoring/tuning, security hardening, troubleshooting, etc.
    • Solid experience with Linux build automation tools, e.g. Ansible, SaltStack, etc.
    • Fluency in system scripting using Shell, Python, etc. and other related tools
    • Willingness to work some weekend/overnight shifts on a rotational basis
    • Strong Linux/Unix networking knowledge (knowledge of Cisco NXOS a plus)
    • STEM degree from a top-tier institution
    • Candidates must be based in the USA and have a valid working visa (H1B/Green Card)

    Benefits:

    • Top of the market compensation package
    • Work with smart, motivated individuals where rewards are based on merit
    • Feel valued for your input; diverse ideas are actively encouraged
    • Plenty of opportunity to learn, progress and grow to your full potential
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  • Quant | Chicago & New York

    Global Prop Trading Firm

    Chicago / New York

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Headquartered in Chicago, this global prop trading firm employs the smartest minds to bring a scientific approach to trading strategies. They regard technology as critical to their success, and they’re looking for a Quant to join their ambitious hardworking team to help them continue to thrive.

    Focusing on expanding and optimizing current and future trading opportunities, you can expect a wide variety of work; from evaluating current strategy components, to researching and testing alphas to improve existing tools, through enhancing the production trading system.

    This role would suit someone who enjoys making a real impact, is passionate about delivering value and thrives in an experienced, collaborative team where opportunities to learn from each other are regularly shared.

    Requirements:

    • 2+ years of commercial experience
    • Bachelors/Masters/PhD in Computer Science and/or Statistics/Math (e.g. Data Science, Physics, etc.)
    • Strong experience with Python, C++ and machine learning tools
    • Self-starter who can work independently and be able to drive a project from inception through delivery
    • Track record of developing models in a low-latency trading environment
    • Candidates must be based in the USA and have a valid working visa (H1B/Green Card)

    Benefits:

    • Top of the market compensation package + performance-based bonuses
    • Fantastic work-life balance
    • Benefits include: premium health, casual dress, fully stocked pantries, company socials, relaxation room and generous learning allowance
    • Plenty of scope to grow and have an impact on the business
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  • Quantitative Developer | Chicago & New York

    Global Prop Trading Firm

    Chicago / New York

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Headquartered in Chicago, this global prop trading firm employs the smartest minds to bring a scientific approach to trading strategies. They regard technology as critical to their success, and they’re looking for a Quantitative Developer to join their ambitious hardworking team to help them continue to thrive.

    Working closely with traders, developers and your team, you will create and optimize the current research pipeline, while also identifying potential areas for performance enhancement. In addition, you will build and implement components and new infrastructure for maintaining fresh trading strategies.

    This role would suit someone who enjoys making a real impact, is passionate about delivering value and thrives in an experienced, collaborative team where opportunities to learn from each other are regularly shared.

    Requirements:

    • 2+ years of commercial experience
    • Bachelors/Masters/PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or similar field
    • Strong coding experience in C++ and Python
    • Self-starter who can work independently and be able to drive a project from inception through delivery
    • Excellent software architecture skills including strategy optimization and profiling
    • Candidates must be based in the USA and have a valid working visa (H1B/Green Card)

    Benefits:

    • Top of the market compensation package + performance-based bonuses
    • Fantastic work-life balance
    • Benefits include: premium health, casual dress, fully stocked pantries, company socials, relaxation room and generous learning allowance
    • Plenty of scope to grow and have an impact on the business
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  • FPGA Verification Engineer | Chicago

    Tech-Driven Prop Trading Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    My client is a leading tech-driven prop trading firm, trading their own capital across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies in markets worldwide. They are looking for exceptional verification engineers to join a highly talented team where you’ll design and build a cutting-edge, low-latency trading application.

    Within this smart group of polyglots and technologists, developers here have large amounts of autonomy and are always looking for the very best tool to solve each individual problem. 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.

    You will collaborate with other engineers, traders, and researchers to expand the platform’s capabilities across all aspects of individual block-level and full project level verification. This will include framework/environment development, test plan development and execution, code/functional coverage closure and reviews.

    Requirements:

    • 2+ years’ experience relevant experience in ASIC/FPGA Verification
    • Strong coding skills in SystemVerilog and Python
    • Deep Python knowledge, especially for high level stimulus generation and model coverage
    • Previous exposure to functional coverage and code coverage
    • Desirable: C/C++, DPI interface to simulators, or hardware integration testing experience
    • Candidates must be based in the USA and have a valid working visa (H1B/Green Card)

    Benefits:

    • Top of the market compensation package
    • Culture has the lively spirit of a start-up, with stability of a longer-established firm
    • Feel valued for your input and get rewarded for great ideas

    Remote interviews are available if required.

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  • Python Software Engineer | Chicago

    Tech-Driven Prop Trading Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    My client is a leading tech-driven prop trading firm, trading their own capital across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies in markets worldwide. They are looking for exceptional software engineers to join a brand-new team where you’ll design and build robust, scalable tools and infrastructure to enable Traders and Quant Researchers to do their best work.

    Joining a talented group of polyglots and technologists, developers here have large amounts of autonomy and are always looking for the very best tool to solve each individual problem. 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.

    You will collaborate with other engineers, traders and researchers to design custom frameworks or end-user solutions, evaluate new technologies to be utilized where appropriate, and write performance-sensitive code and user-friendly APIs.

    Requirements:

    • 3+ years’ experience in building demanding, live Python systems
    • Deep and current Python knowledge, especially of modern standards (3.6 onwards) and third-party libraries
    • Sound Linux experience
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science (or other Engineering field)
    • Solid understanding of data structures
    • Bonus points for: scientific Python stack (pandas, numpy, scipy), TensorFlow or trading industry experience
    • Candidates must be based in the USA and have a valid working visa (H1B/Green Card)

    Benefits:

    • Top of the market compensation package
    • Culture has the lively spirit of a start-up, with stability of a longer-established firm
    • Feel valued for your input and get rewarded for great ideas

    Remote interviews are available if required.

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  • Senior Data Engineer | Chicago

    Tech-Driven Prop Trading Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    My client is a leading tech-driven prop trading firm, trading their own capital across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies in markets worldwide. This is a great opportunity for a Senior Data Engineer with innovative ideas to play an integral role managing datasets used to determine trading opportunities and strategies.

    Working closely with traders and quant researchers, you’ll be responsible for architecting data management solutions, evaluating and implementing appropriate data sources, and delivering data analysis tools to optimize existing trading strategies.

    The successful engineer will need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, bring proven technical problem-solving skills, and have a strong ownership mentality.

    Requirements:

    • 7+ years of database, ETL and process monitoring experience in financial markets
    • Expertise in various RDBMSs (for example, Postgres, Oracle, SQL Server) and NoSQL solutions (for example, Spark)
    • Significant experience constructing SQL queries and SQL optimization skills
    • Knowledge of Python coding and Python programming skills (Numpy, SciPy, Pandas, Jupyter Notebooks)
    • Self-starter who can work independently and be able to drive a project from inception through delivery
    • Prior knowledge of one or more of the following: big data serialization, cloud providers, R/Matlab/Tableau, Java/Scala/C++/Rust/Go
    • Candidates must be based in the USA and have a valid working visa (H1B/Green Card)

    Benefits:

    • Top of the market compensation package
    • Culture has the lively spirit of a start-up, with stability of a longer-established firm
    • Feel valued for your input and get rewarded for great ideas

    Remote interviews are available if required.

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  • C++ HFT Trading Engineer

    Industry Leading Prop Trading Fund

    London

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    High-frequency prop trading firm, with offices worldwide, are looking to expand their in-house trading team with an experienced C++ developer with demonstrable theoretical and practical experience.

    Working as part of an established, experienced and motivated development team, enjoying high levels of autonomy, the successful candidate will be contributing to market-making infrastructure codebase. Providing technologically advanced solutions to demanding real-world problems.

    The ideal candidate will be comfortable managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and possess exceptional communication skills in English, both verbal and written.

    Requirements:

    • 5+ years’ C++ experience working on ultra-low latency systems.
    • Experience in other key languages, such as Python
    • Understanding of and a keen interest in finance and all major financial exchanges.
    • Comfortable in high-speed environments, ability to work under pressure whilst implementing code that pushes boundaries.
    • Solid communication and interpersonal skills applicable to a dynamic trading environment.
    • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related engineering or science curriculum.

    Benefits:

    • Market-leading compensation – negotiable for the right candidate.
    • Collaborative and friendly environment, working with the best minds in industry.
    • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge tech at a world-renowned company.
    • Huge scope for supported progression.
    • Free breakfasts, lunches and activities.
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  • Software Engineer – Automated Trading Systems

    Global Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Salary: £200-400k total comp

     

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work in the London office of one of the world’s leading proprietary trading firms. With a company culture that is competitive yet collaborative, working in small, exceptionally talented teams, they build cutting-edge innovative technology solutions for their ultra-low-latency trading system.

    They’re now looking for accomplished engineers to join the team responsible for the full stack of applications required to run the trading business.

    Sitting on the trading floor, you will interact closely with traders and researchers to understand their needs and design effective solutions. There is very little red tape, and a rapid feedback loop on the software you build. Activities range from developing ultra-low-latency exchange protocol encoders and decoders, writing and fine-tuning automated trading strategies, to helping the monitoring and analysis effort by creating and extending user interfaces to provide the traders with more information and control.

    This role would suit someone who relishes the challenges that come with an extremely fast-paced environment and can hit the ground running, making a tangible impact from day one.

    Requirements 

    • Expert-level knowledge of one or more OOP languages, e.g. C/C++, C#, Java
    • Excellent coding skills – writing simple and clean code is second-nature to you
    • Highly proficient in computer science, algorithms, memory-, and concurrency models, CPU-architecture, operating systems, relational databases, etc.
    • An entrepreneurial mindset and exposure to/interest in the financial industry
    • Strong degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics (or similar) from a top-tier university

    Rewards and Incentives  

    • Great base salaries and industry-leading PnL-aligned bonuses
    • Flat, transparent structure with autonomy to deliver solutions
    • Generous benefits package, including commuting expenses, breakfast and lunch facilities, regular social activities and more
    • Direct business impact with short feedback loop
    • Leadership and training opportunities
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  • Python Developer – London

    Quantitative Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Salary: £150,000 – £250,000 base + bonus

     

    Culture:

    This is one of the world’s top algorithmic trading firms, looking for developers who are well-versed in Python programming. A community of self-starters from multiple tech backgrounds – maths, computer science, statistics, physics, engineering – they have built one of the world’s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development with data at its core.

    Technology is very highly regarded here, with coders recognised as being integral to the success of trading. As a result, you are fully supported from all sides of the business with everything you need to do your job well.

    Must-have Requirements:

    • A 2.1 in a Computer Science degree from a Russell group university or equivalent.
    • Substantial experience using Python – at least 4 years’ experience using Python, preferably within finance
    • Strong analytical and mathematical skills, with interest in and exposure to quantitative finance
    • Experience working in a UNIX operating system using LINUX, system/processor performance and network communication
    • Some low-level knowledge of C++
    • In your spare time you: code, tinker, read, explore, break things, and have an insatiable curiosity for all things computer related…

    Benefits:

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Lots of impact, lots of interaction with algo developers and other roles within the firm, with a hugely collaborative structure
    • Friendly working environment with multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
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  • C# Developer – London

    Discretionary Macro Fund

    London

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Salary: £100,000 – £150,000 base + bonus

     

    Your day to day will look like:

    Working as a Core Quant you will be working with IQs and SDs to identify technical challenges and opportunities, delivering leading solutions to the highest design, testing and operational standards. You will understand the performance characteristics, design and operational   parameters of the system. You will also be trusted with aiding with the integration of new analytics models with the broader stack. You will be pushed into challenging current systems, processes and delivery approach to achieve common goals through technical excellence and innovation.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • A 2.1 in a Computer Science degree from a Russell group university or equivalent.
    • Excellent knowledge in an object-orientated language – primarily C#, but also C++ or Java.
    • Previous market and financial knowledge and experience.
    • Experience in software testing and how to design and drive software development with testing in mind, e.g. unit, functional, integration, regression, smoke, etc.

    Benefits & Incentives:

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Friendly working environment with multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Mayfair office
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  • Software Engineer (any OO)

    Global Quantitative Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Compensation: £200k – £400k

     

    Excellent opportunity for a Software Engineer to join an established quantitative trading firm. With the ability to step into a distributed system which is at the cutting-edge of latency and throughput.

    Culture:

    Unlike most trading firms where technology is a cost, at this firm the code is their whole business and is what gives them the advantage. Become part of a current team which boasts one of the youngest C++ committee members, ACM world finalists and Olympiads from across the world in a highly diverse and hugely talented team.

    Their systems are written in highly performant C++; however it is the underlying fundamentals and hard work that they value, and therefore are looking at any OO background.

    The Structure:

    Unsurprisingly, they boast a flat structure, casual office atmosphere with no politics or red tape impeding the generation or implementation of your ideas, giving you more autonomy than any competing firm.

    This company is seeking ‘techies’ who love to code, they love a challenge, and in return they offer extremely competitive compensation and industry-leading training / coaching.

    Requirements:

    • Excellent design and problem-solving skills
    • Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms
    • In-depth OO programming in C++/Java/Python/C#
    • Knowledge of UNIX operating systems (Linux is used)
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  • Quantitative Developer

    Global Investment Management

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Global algorithmic hedge fund with a focus on developing high quality financial strategies across a variety of asset classes, utilising a proprietary research platform focused on market inefficiencies.

    They’re seeking an experienced Quantitative Developer with great mathematical and critical-thinking skills to join a talented team. This role would be perfect for someone with a strong background and expertise with leading on system architecture and application development methodologies.

    The successful candidate will be exposed to many different business areas, working directly with technologists, researchers and portfolio managers.

    Requirements

    • Significant core Python and C++ programming skills
    • Deep-level familiarity with Linux development environment
    • Exposure to portfolio optimization theory and modelling
    • Knowledge of SQL and some knowledge of machine learning & statistical optimization techniques (e.g. convex optimization)
    • Strong academic record, with degree in a technical subject from a leading university

    Rewards and Incentives

    • Market leading salary + lucrative bonus
    • Opportunities to learn and develop new skills
    • Great work/life balance
    • Freedom in work and dynamic culture; opportunity to bring new ideas and really have an impact
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  • Lead Java Developer – Risk Management

    Market-Leading Investment Bank

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    One of the world’s most prestigious tier-1 banks is seeking a senior developer with expert-level knowledge of Java to work on their core real-time risk management system and increase its scalability.

    This system processes tens of millions of trade events every day and calculates risk on millions of positions in response to market events and client trading activity. Working closely with users, this role offers the opportunity to contribute to design and architecture discussions at a senior level, as you develop scalable, robust systems that can handle large volumes of data. You will also perform code reviews, mentor junior team members, and define the design and coding best practice standards for the team.

    The successful Java Developer will be a skilled communicator, able to interact effectively with users and the wider developer community.

    Requirements

    • 5+ years’ experience, preferably with large-scale, high-performance systems
    • Significant knowledge of Java programming language and any mainstream JVM
    • Minimum 2:1 bachelor’s degree in a core STEM subject
    • Working knowledge of common distributed architecture patterns
    • Cloud application development is desirable (AWS, Azure, etc.)
    • Bonus points for Angular, SRE, TDD or agile development experience

    Culture / Benefits

    • Competitive salary and compensation package
    • Direct business impact
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Flexible working/working from home opportunities
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  • Low-Latency Developer

    Building a Crypto Exchange

    Canary Wharf, London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Salary: £100k base, £300k total comp

     

    Summary:

    This Cryptocurrency Exchange are building the world’s first performant cryptocurrency derivative exchange which is launching soon! Primarily using Rust and C++ your team will build history’s fastest and safest derivative exchange backend platform.

    Users will include hedge funds, HFTs, retail traders and regular people who will be relying on this low-latency exchange. Going live soon – you’ll have a massive impact as part of a small team building an entire exchange.

    Requirements:

    • Degree in either Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering (or similar)
    • Exceptional programming skills
    • Low-level system development experience, ideally in: Rust, C/C++/C#, Java, etc.
    • Expertise in low-latency hardware is desirable

    Benefits:

    • Build the world’s first performant crypto exchange
    • Substantial stock on top of strong salary
    • Huge ownership
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  • C++ Developer – Fixed Income

    Fixed Income at World-Leading Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Expected Salary: £180 – £200k TC

     

    A world-leading fund is looking for a highly skilled C++ developer to join their greenfield Fixed Income platform for over 30 Portfolio Managers to use day in, day out. You will build all of the non-linear FI products, FX, Credit and Commodities analytics from scratch. Working closely with trading and researchers, you will ensure that your team provides continuous, uninterrupted, firm-wide real-time risk and PnL.  Candidates can apply from outside of finance if they are fluent in either C++ 14/17/20, however finance experience is desired.

    Requirements:

    • At least a BSc in Computer Science or related subject.
    • Substantial experience using C++14 or later – at least 4 years’ experience using modern C++
    • Strong analytical and mathematical skills, with interest in and exposure to quantitative finance
    • Experience in multithreading, client-server and distributed computing
    • Experience working in Linux environment.

    Desired Requirements:

    • Experience with Fixed Income pricing and risk analytics in Front Office trading Rates / Credit/ FX
    • Experience developing Cross Asset Pricing and Risk Systems
    • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes
    • Experience with NoSQL such as MongoDB

    Tech Stack: C++ 17, Python 3.8 , AWS, finance or non-finance

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  • C# Software Engineer – Open to any OO

    Leading Discretionary Trading Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    This leading UK-based discretionary trading fund, boasting AUM of over $16 billion, are looking for a highly skilled C# developer to join their technology team. This team works directly with the researchers and quantitative professionals to solve the toughest of technical challenges working throughout all areas of business including: Risk Management, Quant Analytics, Front Office and Middle Office. The successful candidate will have an impact from day one as they are encouraged to take ownership of technical projects, such as delivering massively scalable, high performance computer operations which the whole firm will use.

    Although this a C# role, candidates will be interviewed in their preferred language.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 2:1 degree in Computer Science or a related field
    • Excellent programming skills, with an in-depth understanding of C# desirable
    • Experience with SQL databases
    • Ability to own all aspects of development projects from start to finish
    • Strong problem-solving ability and a desire to solve business problems

    Tech Stack: C# 9.0, .Net, SQL, React

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  • Python Systems Engineer – Chicago

    Innovative Algo Trading

    Chicago

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Fantastic opportunity for all-star systems engineers at one of the world’s top algorithmic trading firms. The Systems team builds and maintains the computers, networks, data storage, operating systems, and software that allow the trading strategies and research environment to run worldwide 24/7.

    They are seeking a Systems Engineer to work on projects that impact live trading and research. Responsibilities are broad and include hardware and software installation and configuration, remote administration, monitoring, new hardware and software testing, automation and tool development, and performance tuning, and much more.

    The ideal candidate will love being challenged and working in fast-paced environments, and be a jack-of-all-trades who can effectively multitask whilst retaining a high attention to detail.

    Requirements

    • 2+ years of experience; with expertise in installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Linux systems
    • Strong Python or Shell scripting skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or related field)
    • Great attention to detail, with the ability to manage and debug production services
    • Highly skilled at multitasking and time management

    This role is open to US citizens and Visa Transfers only.

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Truly flat management structure, with no red tape
    • Friendly culture where everyone’s ideas are encouraged and celebrated
    • Feel valued and be rewarded for your hard work where coding is front and centre

    Salary: No salary cap, circa 100% bonus – competitive

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  • Production Engineer (Python) – Chicago/New York

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago / New York

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for a pragmatic Production Engineer to take ownership of trading and operational issues, ensuring processes are scalable, fault-tolerant and fully automated.

    Developers here are highly valued and well-rewarded for hard work, and as a result, are some of the brightest minds from across the trading, tech and start-up industries. This role will involve working with colleagues across the business, writing and maintaining a complex Python infrastructure, plus maintaining a robust pre-release automated testing process. You will also identify and fix issues which prevent trading or deployment of new code.

    Here, technology is recognised as being key to their continued success, where traders and software engineers work on their own proprietary trading algorithms. If you would value having the autonomy to pursue your own projects to help the team’s trading, and manage your own workload, this role would be perfect for you.

    Requirements

    • 2+ years’ hands-on Python programming experience, plus proficiency in one or more scripting language and some C++
    • Able to carry out complex debugging, design work and problem-solving
    • Deep-level understanding of Unix-based operating systems
    • Strong track record of owning and driving forward mission-critical systems
    • Skilled at managing priorities with the ability to switch between multiple projects at once
    • Bonus points for trading industry experience

    This role is open to US citizens and Visa Transfers only.

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary: Flexible for the right candidate

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  • Full Stack Algo Developer – Chicago

    Innovative Algo Trading

    Chicago

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    Fantastic opportunity for talented developers at one of the world’s top algorithmic trading firms in their Chicago office. This fully automated trading firm has a unique culture that is relaxed, yet exciting and technically stimulating, where you’ll be working with some of the smartest engineers in the industry.

    They are seeking a full stack developer to automate and develop a wide variety of systems, including global post trade and middle office, plus architect and design enhancements for these systems, mainly in Python. Working closely with multiple teams across the business, you’ll draw on your technical expertise to implement both quick fixes and longer-term direction setting.

    This role would suit someone who thrives when given end-to-end ownership of exciting projects, and who has a keen desire to figure out and solve open-ended problems, making things better for other people.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • 5+ years’ software engineering experience; 2+ years of Python
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or related field)
    • 2+ years modern web framework experience with Javascript/Typescript (React ideal)
    • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to describe software designs at all technical knowledge levels
    • Highly skilled at multitasking and time management

    This role is open to US citizens and Visa Transfers only.

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Truly flat management structure, with no red tape
    • Friendly culture where everyone’s ideas are encouraged and celebrated
    • Feel valued and be rewarded for your hard work where coding is front and centre

    Salary: No salary cap, circa 100% bonus – competitive

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  • Algo Web Engineer (Full Stack) – New York

    Innovative Algo Trading | New York

    New York

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    Fantastic opportunity for talented programmers at one of the world’s top algorithmic trading firms in their New York office. This fully automated trading firm has a unique culture that is relaxed, yet exciting and technically stimulating, where you’ll be working with some of the smartest engineers in the industry.

    Joining a small, dynamic team you’ll work across all areas of the stack, including building web apps in Typescript with React and Redux, and writing backend services in Python or C++.

    You’ll work very closely with the algo developers, listening to what they need and putting in place strategies that meet those needs, choosing the best tools for the job. You will also evaluate new features and products, applying new technologies where appropriate. This is critical work; the impact you will have on research infrastructure and the business as a whole is huge!

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • Minimum 1 year of professional full-stack engineering experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field)
    • Passionate about UX and building polished web applications
    • Strong coding, debugging, and problem-solving skills
    • Familiar with UNIX operating systems
    • Bonus points for Typescript/React/Redux and/or Python or C++

    This role is open to US citizens and Visa Transfers only.

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Truly flat management structure, with no red tape
    • Friendly culture where everyone’s ideas are encouraged and celebrated
    • Feel valued and be rewarded for your hard work where coding is front and centre

    Salary: No salary cap, circa 100% bonus – competitive

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  • C++ Core Infrastructure Engineer – Chicago/New York

    Innovative Algo Trading

    Chicago / New York

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary 

    Not your traditional HFT firm, this company takes a scientific approach to trading financial products and they’re looking for a modern C++ engineer to help drive their expansion into the US, EU and APAC markets. A community of self-starters from multiple tech backgrounds – maths, computer science, statistics, physics, engineering – they have built one of the world’s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development.

    This is an extremely high-impact role – contributing to the bottom line from day one. You will work closely with the algo and operations teams, and you will be expected to own the process of entering new markets while managing the continuing ongoing process of optimizing trading in existing markets.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • Modern C++ (17/20) experience is a must-have
    • Familiarity with UNIX operating systems and comfort at a command line
    • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to describe software designs at all technical knowledge levels
    • Self-starter, with a passion for coding, tinkering, reading, exploring, breaking things, etc. in your spare time
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or related field)
    • Experience developing market data and order entry systems a plus

    This role is open to US citizens and Visa Transfers only.

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + benefits; they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Collaborative and friendly environment with smart, highly engaged colleagues
    • Culture where everyone’s ideas are encouraged and celebrated
    • Gain broad exposure to both technical and business aspects of trading
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  • FPGA Quant Engineer

    Leading Quant Firm

    Chicago / London / Amsterdam

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    ***This role is available in Chicago / London / Amsterdam.***

    The positive feel of a start-up with the benefits that come with a more established player, this leading quant firm is looking for exceptional C++/FPGA engineers to join an elite global team to design and build the next generation of hardware solutions.

    Collaborating with technologists and traders, you will provide hardware systems in areas such as fast networking, high performance compute and real-time acceleration. You will be expected to solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with a focus on co-designing hybrid hardware/software solutions.

    They see technology as a key component of their continued success. The ideal candidate will be keen to learn new, cutting-edge technologies, and have a proven record of solving unstructured problems.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • Solid knowledge of building reliable, high performance FPGA hardware systems
    • A mix of traditional RTL development + software skills
    • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, where accuracy is crucial
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + bonus; they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner
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  • C++ Prop Trading Engineer

    Sophisticated Prop Trading Firm

    Chicago / London / Singapore

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary 

    ***This position can be based in Chicago / London / Singapore.***

    High-frequency prop trading firm with offices worldwide are looking to expand their in-house trading team with a talented software developer well-versed in C++.

    Enjoying high levels of autonomy, the successful candidate will design, develop and implement a low-latency, high-frequency trading platform. You will also contribute to the development and optimization of large-scale parallel computation problems involving large amounts of shared data, and improve performance by optimizing the efficiency of machine learning-based algorithms.

    The ideal candidate will be comfortable managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and possess exceptional communication skills in English, both verbal and written.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • 5+ years of practical experience in C++ and 3 years with Python
    • Strong proficiency with data structures, algorithms, and OOP
    • Sound experience using other programming languages, such as Java
    • Solid working knowledge of Linux and SQL
    • Self-starter, with a passion for innovation and building systems from scratch

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses; they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Benefits including medical insurance and gym membership
    • Collaborative and friendly environment with smart, highly engaged colleagues
    • Relaxed, dress-down office culture, with breakfast, lunch and snacks provided
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  • C++ Algo Software Engineer – Chicago/New York

    Leading Quant-Driven Market-Maker

    Chicago / New York

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    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, Chicago, 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 of assets every day.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    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

    This role is open to US citizens and Visa Transfers only.

    Benefits

    • Significant compensation package – you are making a direct impact on the PnL – they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Collaborative and friendly environment with highly engaged colleagues
    • Culture of trust, innovation and scientific rigour
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  • Python/Linux Engineer – HFT – Chicago/New York

    Leading Quant Fund

    Chicago / New York

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    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 dynamic software engineer to join one of their most successful quant trading teams. Collaborating extensively with traders and other technologists, you’ll design, write and maintain a complex Python infrastructure. This role is as front office as developers come within the firm without being a Quant.

    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.

    Financial experience is not essential; just a willingness to learn and learn quickly.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • Solid knowledge of Python and Linux. Some C++ preferable
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, ability 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)

    This role is open to US citizens and Visa Transfers only.

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus; they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Collaborative and rewarding work environment and culture
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner
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  • Senior Trading Systems Engineer – Team Lead | Chicago

    HFT / electronic market-maker

    Chicago

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a leading data-driven market-maker, designing and deploying its own low-latency technologies, trading strategies and mathematical models. They are looking for exceptional engineers to join the team responsible for installing and managing production trading applications at both desktop and server level.

    Role:

    In this hands-on role, you will own and maintain the proprietary distributed trading systems, focusing on supporting, managing, optimizing and troubleshooting the production trading environment. You’ll work closely with trading, development and infrastructure management to troubleshoot issues and continually improve the trading system.

    As a Team Lead, you will grow, coach and mentor the local team of 3-4 engineers, creating a positive and rewarding culture where they can learn from your experience.

    Requirements:

    • 3-5 years of experience in a trading support role at a prop trading firm
    • Experience working with Linux in large distributed systems
    • Good knowledge of automation and configuration tools, plus an Infrastructure as Code mindset
    • Sound skills in Python, Bash, Databases structures and scripting techniques
    • Solid understanding of a primary U.S. exchange, preferably CME or CBOE
    • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Information Systems, Systems, Computer Science, or similar field preferred, but not required

    Benefits:

    • Market-leading salary + performance bonus
    • Generous holiday allowance & comprehensive medical packages
    • Social events
    • Continuing education – reimbursement for tuition / courses / conferences
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  • Modern C++ Developer – Strategy | Chicago

    HFT / electronic market-maker

    Chicago

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a leading data-driven market-maker, designing and deploying its own low-latency technologies, trading strategies and mathematical models. They are looking for exceptional developers to lead in the design, implementation and deployment of trading strategies using modern C++ technologies.

    Role:

    In this hands-on role, you will work directly with traders and researchers to create and enhance high performance, low latency market strategies. Your goal will be to develop software that incorporates vast amounts of data to drive sophisticated, ultra-fast strategies, capturing market opportunities before the competition.

    The successful C++ Developer will be a proponent of agile methodologies and modern software best practices, able to product detailed technical work as well as high-level architectural designs.

    Requirements:

    • 3+ years’ development experience in C++14 (and beyond) creating performant, scalable applications
    • Experience developing trading strategies and/or a demonstrated passion for financial markets
    • Strong experience with distributed systems, data structures and algorithms
    • Solid understanding of multi-threaded/multi-core programming paradigms
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math (or equivalent)

    Benefits:

    • Market-leading salary + performance bonus
    • Generous holiday allowance & comprehensive medical packages
    • Social events
    • Continuing education – reimbursement for tuition / courses / conferences
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  • Low Latency C/C++ Developer – London

    International Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Salary: Competitive / Market-Leading

     

    Company:

    The role sits within the London office of a brand new HFT built out of an established systematic fund. So, there are huge buy-ins from the business – allowing you to delve greenfield project but with the advantage of market makers in the saddle.

    There is a unique focus on technology and collaborative problem solving, trading a wide range of asset classes across international markets. Join a small team where there is no red tape – allowing your work to have a real impact.

    Role:

    As a developer, you will be designing, implementing and maintaining high-frequency trading systems. This will be through the use of C++ and ultra-low latency systems. You will be constantly challenged and get great advice from highly experienced developers. Complementary to this, they boast a relaxed working environment.

    Requirements:

    • Strong knowledge of C++.
    • Preferably experience in HFT.

    Benefits:

    • Greenfield project.
    • Huge compensation package.

    Tier-2 visa sponsorship is available.

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  • Senior Software Engineer – Cryptoassets

    Global Leader

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    Spinning out from the top automated trading firm in 2014 – this firm has rapidly become the global leader in cryptoassets. With its unique positioning between the financial markets and the cryptoassets ecosystem, this role offers a great opportunity for a senior technologist to merge their trading knowledge with new evolving asset classes.

    Joining a small, highly productive team, you will be responsible for building and supporting a multi-language, functionally diverse technology stack to empower the team to trade across many exchanges and regions using a wide range of strategies. The team’s existing systems are written in Java, C++ and Python.

    You will be expected to design and develop trading systems, exchange connectivity solutions, monitoring systems, and tools to integrate with the firm’s core infrastructure. Working directly with traders and quant researchers on a daily basis, you will get great exposure to the business.

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years of professional Java or C++ experience.
    • 3+ years of professional script development experience, preferably Python.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of network communication, including multicast and WebSockets.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • B.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent degree).

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Tech culture where everyone ideas are truly valued
    • Environment where coding and hard work is truly rewarded
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  • Hardware Engineer, Trading Team

    Global Quant Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Salary: Up to £150k + bonus

     

    Summary

    Unique in their field, this HFT fund has the lively, positive spirit of a start-up with the stability of a longer-established player. They hire exceptional talent in Maths, Physics and Computer Science, from across the trading, tech and start-up industries, to apply cutting-edge research to global financial markets.

    One of their growing quant trading teams is looking to hire a dynamic Hardware Engineer with HDL development experience and ideally an understanding of C++.

    You will collaborate extensively with traders and technologists to evolve, improve and maintain all elements of the team infrastructure. This role offers the opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of interesting and challenging problems involving high performance computing, software design and big data, where most problems require high-availability, high-throughput and low-latency solutions.

    The trading team sees technology as a key component of their continued success and candidates will be exposed to cool, cutting-edge technologies. The successful Hardware Engineer will be enthusiastic about development and able to solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced and energetic environment. 

    Requirements

    • At least 5+ years’ hands-on development experience in HDL (SystemVerilog/VHDL) with C++ knowledge
    • Solid experience in solving numerical problems with existing commercial architectures (CPU/GPU/FPGA/etc.)
    • Sound knowledge of bridging solution from both hardware & software
    • Experience in Linux system programming & computer architecture
    • Desirable: exposure to Python or a willingness to gain proficiency quickly

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Unique culture where you can fulfil your potential through collaboration and mutual respect
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer (C++), Crypto – Chicago

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Compensation: Top of the market in HFT

     

    Summary

    Unique in their field, this HFT fund has the lively, positive spirit of a start-up with the stability of a longer-established player. They hire exceptional talent in Maths, Physics and Computer Science, from across the trading, tech and start-up industries, to apply cutting-edge research to global financial markets.

    Their growing crypto trading team is looking to hire a dynamic Software Engineer who is passionate about development and loves tackling difficult technical problems head-on.

    You will collaborate extensively with traders and technologists to evolve, improve and maintain all elements of the trading infrastructure, including feeds, gateways and strategies. This role offers the opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of interesting and challenging problems involving high performance computing, software design and big data, as well as gaining an understanding of trading on centralized and decentralized exchanges. Most problems require high-availability, high-throughput and low-latency solutions.

    The trading team sees technology as a key component of their continued success and candidates will be exposed to cool, cutting-edge technologies in the fast-evolving crypto space. The successful Software Engineer will be self-directed, with the ability to take ownership of projects and responsibilities.

    Requirements

    • At least 5+ years’ hands-on C++ development experience in a Linux environment
    • Good understanding of templates and both low- and high-level optimization
    • Sound knowledge of computer systems (operating systems, networks), plus the ability to build and debug high performance distributed systems
    • Experience in creating and debugging multithreaded applications
    • Bonus points for experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS) and/or internet protocols WS, HTTP
    • Exposure to Python or a willingness to gain proficiency quickly

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Unique culture where you can fulfil your potential through collaboration and mutual respect
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quant Dev, Crypto – Chicago

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Compensation: Top of the market in HFT

     

    Summary

    Unique in their field, this HFT fund has the lively, positive spirit of a start-up with the stability of a longer-established player. They hire exceptional talent in Maths, Physics and Computer Science, from across the trading, tech and start-up industries, to apply cutting-edge research to global financial markets.

    Their crypto trading team is looking to hire a hybrid quant/dev, skilled in Python or C++, who can excel in the fast-paced, rapidly changing world of cryptocurrency.

    In this role, you will be directly responsible for advancing the team’s trading footprint. Your work will include building and optimizing trading strategies; researching new protocols and datasources; designing and improving our research and trading systems; and collaborating with team members and others to advance the team’s dual mission of being the top crypto trader in the world and a major contributor in the crypto ecosystem.

    The successful Quant Dev will appreciate cleanly architected systems and is willing to do the dirty work to ensure team standards are raised. They will also make decisions to optimize the team’s productivity, going the long way round if it helps make the code more scalable and robust.

    Requirements

    • At least 1+ year of programming experience in Python or C++
    • Exceptional programmer, with high personal coding standards
    • Strong understanding of Unix and git
    • Ability to drive long-term projects independently and creatively
    • Bonus points for experience with distributed systems and/or an interest in open-source software
    • Exposure to or an interest in cryptocurrencies is a big plus

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Unique culture where you can fulfil your potential through collaboration and mutual respect
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Python Engineer, Crypto – Chicago

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Compensation: Top of the market in HFT

     

    Summary

    Unique in their field, this HFT fund has the lively, positive spirit of a start-up with the stability of a longer-established player. They hire exceptional talent in Maths, Physics and Computer Science, from across the trading, tech and start-up industries, to apply cutting-edge research to global financial markets.

    Their crypto trading team is looking to hire a hybrid quant/dev, well-versed in Python, who can excel in the fast-paced, rapidly changing world of cryptocurrency.

    In this role, you will be directly responsible for advancing the team’s trading footprint. Your work will include building and optimizing trading strategies; researching new protocols and datasources; designing and improving our research and trading systems; and collaborating with team members and others to advance the team’s dual mission of being the top crypto trader in the world and a major contributor in the crypto ecosystem.

    The successful Python Engineer will appreciate cleanly architected systems and is willing to do the dirty work to ensure team standards are raised. You will also make decisions to optimize the team’s productivity, going the long way round if it helps make the code more scalable and robust.

    Requirements

    • 2+ years’ programming experience in Python
    • Exceptional programmer, with high personal coding standards
    • Strong understanding of Unix and git
    • Ability to drive long-term projects independently and creatively
    • Bonus points for experience with distributed systems and/or an interest in open-source software
    • Exposure to or an interest in cryptocurrencies is a big plus

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Unique culture where you can fulfil your potential through collaboration and mutual respect
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Production Reliability Engineer, Crypto – Chicago

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Compensation: Top of the market in HFT

     

    Summary

    Unique in their field, this HFT fund has the lively, positive spirit of a start-up with the stability of a longer-established player. They hire exceptional talent in Maths, Physics and Computer Science, from across the trading, tech and start-up industries, to apply cutting-edge research to global financial markets.

    Their crypto trading team is looking to hire a Production Reliability Engineer who can excel in the fast-paced, rapidly changing world of cryptocurrency.

    In this role, you’ll be proactively monitoring and supporting large-scale trading systems applications, as well as building and maintaining devops toolkit for the production trading system (config + process management, deployment, data collection, analysis, etc.). You’ll also work directly with traders and developers, communicating technology changes, managing incidents and solving problems.

    The successful Production Reliability Engineer will have a rigorous, detail-oriented approach to operations, able to take ownership of difficult technical problems, who enjoys the challenge of finding solutions.

    Requirements

    • 3+ years’ relevant experience in IT ops, such as DevOps, Linux System Engineering, or Network Engineering
    • Strong skills in Python and shell scripting
    • Degree in Computer Science (or related) or equivalent commercial experience
    • Bonus points for C++ and/or crypto markets experience
    • Exposure to networking concepts, such as routing, multicast, LLDP, VLAN tagging, ethernet, is a plus

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Unique culture where you can fulfil your potential through collaboration and mutual respect
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Front End Engineer, Crypto – Chicago

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Compensation: Top of the market in HFT

     

    Summary

    Unique in their field, this HFT fund has the lively, positive spirit of a start-up with the stability of a longer-established player. They hire exceptional talent in Maths, Physics and Computer Science, from across the trading, tech and start-up industries, to apply cutting-edge research to global financial markets.

    Their crypto trading team is looking to hire a Front End Developer who is keen to share their knowledge with an enthusiastic and forward-thinking team.

    In this role, you’ll work with internal users to understand their needs and build fast, informative, user-friendly React apps using robust, reliable code. These apps will monitor trading activities in real time and control complex automated systems. As a result, this role would suit someone who gets real satisfaction from developing the best front-ends that users love to engage with on a daily basis.

    The successful Front End Engineer will be passionate about front-end development, always looking to improve by staying up-to-date with new advances in the Javascript/React space.

    Requirements

    • 5+ years’ hands-on programming experience in React & Redux, modern Javascript, HTML5 and CSS
    • Strong coding skills; writing reliable, readable code and providing code review feedback is second nature
    • Bonus points for experience with libraries for grids/charting/visualization, e.g. d3.js, ag-grid, React Charts, etc.
    • UX design proficiency is a big plus

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Unique culture where you can fulfil your potential through collaboration and mutual respect
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  • Quantitative Developer (Python)

    Prop Market Maker

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:  

    An elite prop trading firm with a relaxed yet rewarding approach is looking for exceptional quantitative developers with Python/C++ experience and passion for crypto/digital assets. They are scientific, tech-driven and they invest heavily in their engineering teams. Developers here are truly world-class. 

    You will be joining a talented group of developers on the new Crypto team, based in the heart of the City. You will collaborate closely with traders and quant teams to build and trade digital assets strategies, including coins, futures and options. This role offers an amazing opportunity to be a key member of a highly ambitious crypto trading operation, where you will gain exposure to and learn about all aspects of digital currencies and the methods to monetize them.

    This role would be perfect for someone who is enthusiastic to learn more about the digital assets space and gain insight into the technologies used in the crypto trading world. The successful Quant Developer will be an exceptional communicator, ideally with financial services experience.

    Requirements:

    • Significant Python code-writing experience, ideally using Python as a production-level language
    • Experience working with large data sets, time series and Python libraries, e.g. sciPy, numPy, pyTorch, pandas, pickle, hd5, feather, etc. 
    • Sound C++ programming skills are a big plus 
    • Desirable: experience in CEX/DEX space / understanding of DeFi / knowledge of derivative pricing

    Culture / Benefits:

    • Excellent bonus potential and compensation
    • Fast-growing global firm with plenty of opportunity to grow
    • No dress code, catered offices and regular social events
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems with significant impact
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  • Quant Developer

    Leading Quant Fund in London

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

    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 the 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
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  • Low Latency Algo Developer

    Leading Fund in London

    London

    Posted 1 Mth 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 6 locations worldwide with 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

    An 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’ feel
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  • FPGA Engineer

    Leading Fund in Amsterdam/London

    Amsterdam,London

    Posted 1 Mth 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 for their London and Amsterdam offices. 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’ feel
    • Relocation packages
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  • Software Engineer

    Thriving Fintech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    My client is a highly successful, VC-backed, fintech start-up who are expanding rapidly. They provide data refineries for investment management firms to map and clean information from multiple sources in a way that constantly improves and adapts, leaving the IMs to focus on managing client money.

    They are seeking a Software Engineer with experience of developing high performance systems to help build out their data refinery platform. Working closely with the Product Team, you will design and build services and software libraries to add features to the platform. You will also implement applications on top of the platform and solve key data processing problems.

    The successful Software Engineer will be a strong communicator, with a proactive attitude towards problem-solving and a good degree from a top-tier university.

    Requirements

    • 2-3 years’ experience of working in higher performance tech / product teams
    • Strong Python fundamentals, including experience in pandas and numPy
    • Sound experience designing / developing software libraries
    • Background in designing systems to handle large datasets / high traffic volumes
    • Linux essential, AWS & Kafka experience beneficial
    • Experience with any of the following: REST APIs / Web Servers in Flask, Django or Fast API, Microservices Design & Architecture

    Culture / Benefits

    • Excellent bonus potential and compensation
    • Highly collaborative and fun working environment
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems.
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  • Front End Engineer (React)

    Growing Travel Tech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary: 

    This is a fantastic opportunity for talented front end developers who are passionate about designing and deploying beautiful front ends, enjoyed by all who use them. If you thrive in a collaborative environment, this role would be perfect for you!

    This expanding travel tech firm provides the travel booking industry with the products they use to search and sell flights, modernised for the 21st century. To create these stunning interfaces, they use React, Node, NextJS and Typescript (among others).

    Joining a small, dynamic team, you will be contributing to the rebuilding of the infrastructure that underpins the travel industry. You will take pride in the quality of the code you produce and you will recognise the importance of truly understanding the customer’s needs from the outset.

    Requirements:

    • Strong React experience, building elegant, clean and intuitive products
    • Sound understanding of and opinions on good engineering practices
    • Outstanding communication skills – able to present information clearly and concisely
    • Customer-led approach – able to empathise and determine the right solutions for their specific needs

    Culture / Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and profit share scheme
    • Friendly, relaxed yet highly rewarding work environment
    • Plenty of scope for personal and professional growth
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems with real-world impact
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  • Data Developer (Python)

    Prop Market Maker

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    An elite prop trading firm with a relaxed yet rewarding approach is looking for exceptional Python developers with strong analytical and quant skills. They are scientific, tech-driven and they invest heavily in their engineering teams. Developers here are truly world-class.

    Collaborating with the industry’s best traders and developers, you will use open-source and in-house tools to build the data platform. Joining a small, dynamic team sitting on the trading floor, you will be building out the brand-new central repository for data loads and processing pipelines, drawing on your technical expertise to deliver innovative solutions.

    The successful Python developer will be passionate about learning new technologies with the drive to see projects through to completion. Your business communication skills will be second to none, able to presenting information to technical and non-technical users alike.

    Requirements:

    • At least 2 years of Python experience, including Numpy and Pandas, is essential
    • Sound programming fundamentals and mathematical techniques are a must
    • Solid previous experience of working with large data sets
    • Experience in any of the following is a bonus: containerisation, C#, C++
    • Minimum 2.1 bachelor degree (or equivalent)
    • Desirable: financial markets, derivatives or time-series data experience

    Culture / Benefits:

    • Excellent base salary + bonus potential + benefits
    • Friendly, informal yet highly rewarding work culture
    • No dress code, catered offices and regular social events
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems with significant impact
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  • Senior Software Engineer (Distributed Computing)

    Innovative Algo Trading

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    This is one of the world’s top algorithmic trading firms, where their high performance compute cluster is the heart of the business. A community of self-starters from multiple tech backgrounds – maths, computer science, statistics, physics, engineering – they have built one of the world’s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development.

    They are seeking enthusiastic software engineers to help them improve their compute cluster and ensure it’s the best in the industry.

    To achieve this, you’ll work closely with storage, ML and strategy experts to set direction and implement it. You’ll be responsible for anticipating what the algo developers will need and putting in place strategies that meet those needs. You will also evaluate developments in the HPC landscape, applying new technologies where appropriate.

    Requirements

    • 3-5+ years of working with large compute clusters
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or related field)
    • C++ experience is essential; Python would be beneficial
    • Good knowledge of UNIX operating systems
    • Skilled communicator; comfortable implementing your own ideas, particularly at POC
    • Strong debugging and problem-solving abilities in complicated distributed compute environments and using large data sets

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Truly flat management structure, with no red tape
    • Friendly culture where everyone’s ideas are encouraged and celebrated
    • Feel valued and be rewarded for your hard work where coding is front and centre
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  • Low Level C++ Software Developer – London

    Innovative Algo Trading

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    This fully automated trading firm has a unique culture that is relaxed, yet exciting and technically stimulating, where you’ll be working with some of the smartest engineers in the industry. This is a great opportunity for C++ experts who love the challenge of getting into the very detail of code; understanding how it works and finding ways to improve it.

    Joining a small, highly productive and fast-paced team, you’ll be working on critical software in a real-time environment. You’ll develop in-depth C++ knowledge of the latest standards, OS internals, CPU architecture and networking hardware and protocols. As a core developer, this is a fantastic learning opportunity – their distributed system is on the Pareto frontier – you’ll be astonished by how much your understanding increases by being part of this team.

    Technology is very highly regarded here, with coders recognised as being integral to the success of trading. As a result, you are fully supported from all sides of the business with everything you need to do your job well.

    Requirements

    • Outstanding C++ programming skills, ideally with a daily use of most recent standards
    • Strong experience with UNIX operating systems
    • Solid design and debugging skills
    • Adept communicator and problem-solver; comfortable describing software designs at all technical knowledge levels
    • Self-starter, you are happy both working independently and as part of a team
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or related field)

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Truly flat management structure, with no red tape
    • Friendly culture where everyone’s ideas are encouraged and celebrated
    • Feel valued and be rewarded for your hard work where coding is front and centre
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  • C# Developer – London

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

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    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
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  • C# Developer – London

    C#, SQL, Machine Learning, Quant/ Systematic Trading

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A boutique systematic and quant trading firm are looking for a C# Developer to join their quant research team in London. With a small, agile and technology-driven environment, the successful C# Developer will be working alongside software engineers and quant researchers to build and develop statistical, mathematical models from scratch using vast data sets and cutting-edge technology. Free from a bureaucratic and corporate culture, this small team are able to react to changing financial markets with agility and speed, whilst maintaining an emphasis on employees’ personal and professional development.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum BSc in Computer Science or related STEM subject
    • Good object oriented programming experience in C#
    • SQL experience

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and bonus structure in London
    • Work with elite technologists and quant researchers
    • Small, agile environment with opportunity to work close to the business in all areas from development, modelling and trading
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  • C++ Developer

    C++ 20, Python, Distributed Systems, High Performance Computing, London

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

     Summary:

    A world-leading systematic trading hedge fund is looking for a C++ developer to join their quant platform engineering team in London. The successful C++ developer will be utilising modern technologies and frameworks, working in C++ 20 to build high performance components and scalable distributed computing architecture in an agile software environment.

    Requirements:

    • BSc or above in Computer Science or relevant STEM subject
    • Experience building high performance software in C++
    • Experience building scalable distributed systems in C++

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and front-office hedge fund-style bonus structure
    • Work alongside world-class C++ engineers and developers in London
    • Build industry-leading technology in highly agile environments
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  • Scala Engineer – Scala, Haskell, Distributed Systems, London

    Scala / Functional Programming / Distributed Computing / Distributed Ledger Technology / Open Source

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    An open-source tech start-up focussing on smart contract and distributed ledger technology are looking for a Scala engineer to join the team. The Scala developer will join an agile, London-based team working on tooling and infrastructure, building greenfield distributed software from the ground up.

    Requirements:

    • BSc STEM subject from top-tier university
    • Scala development experience – Kotlin, Haskell, Java 8 are also beneficial
    • Experience with distributed computing, multi-threading, open source software, agile environments

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and benefits package in London
    • Build greenfield open-source software in Scala and Haskell
    • Work alongside experts in distributed computing and distributed ledger technology
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C# Developer – C# / .NET / SQL – London

    Systematic Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A boutique systematic hedge fund in London are looking for a C# developer to join their agile, test-driven development team in London. The successful C# developer will be working with the latest version of .NET and SQL, building multithreaded applications in an agile environment.

    Requirements:

    • BSc Computer Science, Maths or relevant STEM subject
    • C# / .NET programming experience
    • Experience with SQL or equivalent
    • Experience with multithreading, network programming and distributed version control is a plus (not essential)
    • Full-time London-based role

    Benefits:

    • Leading compensation – including hedge fund-style bonus
    • Elite, agile engineering team – work alongside high quality engineers in London
    • Work close to the business in a small team, directly alongside traders and quant analysts/ modellers
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quant Developer – Python/ C++ / C# – London

    Systematic Quant Hedge Fund Manager

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A London leading quant / systematic hedge fund are looking for a quant developer to join their quant team in London. The successful quant developer will be building quant technology infrastructure in C# and Python, working closely with quant analysts, traders and software developers in an agile, test-driven team.

    Requirements:

    • BSc/MSc in STEM from a top university
    • Strong programming skills in an OO language – C#, C++ or Java
    • Strong mathematical skillset, knowledge of SQL, exposure to Python

    Benefits:

    • World-leading compensation and front office bonus scheme
    • Work alongside elite engineers and traders in a highly technical agile environment
    • Offices in central London with remote working options
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior C# Developer – C#, .NET Core, SQL – London

    Prop trading // Quant/ Systematic Trading

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A boutique prop trading firm with a strong focus on high quality technology and systematic and quant trading models are looking for a Senior C# Developer to join their small, agile, London-based team. With zero red tape or bureaucracy often associated with bigger buy-side firms and investment banks, this London-based team of engineers, researchers, modellers and traders know how to get things done in a cutting-edge market.

    Working next to the business, the successful C# Developer will be working with vast, complex data sets, and will be building algorithmic trading models and infrastructure in C# /.NET Core and SQL, directly with London-based quants and traders.

    Requirements:

    • Degree-level education in STEM subject, preference for Computer Science
    • Strong programming experience in C# and SQL
    • Experience with vast data sets with SQL (or equivalent)
    • Experience in multi-threaded environments and networking (TCP/UDP) desired but not essential

    Benefits:

    • Market-leading compensation including competitive annual bonus in London
    • Greenfield projects available with opportunities to take technical ownership and make impact
    • Zero red tape culture; no bureaucracy or barriers to success as a matter of principle
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  • JavaScript Developer – Core Engineering – London

    React | ES6+ JavaScript | Redux | TypeScript | Agile

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A global pioneer in technology solutions within finance are looking for a front-end JavaScript developer to join the London-based core engineering team within this global tier 1 bank. This is a high impact role, building client-side software, tools and libraries that are rolled out internally to thousands of developers on a global scale.

    Requirements:

    • Solid Computer Science fundamental knowledge, through degree or engineering experience
    • React.js experience, TypeScript a bonus
    • Good understanding of full software development lifecycle and agile methodology

    Benefits:

    • Considerable salary and bonus structure in London
    • Flexible working hours, working from home available
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Data Engineer – London

    Asset Management | Systematic Trading

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A globally leading, systematic, quant trading firm are looking for a Data Engineer to join their technical team in London.

    The successful Data Engineer will be utilising both analytical and technical skillsets, building data pipelines in the Python and PyData stack, and working closely with analysts and developers in London to process multiple terabytes of data from various structured and unstructured sources. This is a fast-moving technical team working with the latest data engineering stack, including Kafka, ElasticSearch, Scala/Spark.

    Requirements:

    • STEM degree
    • Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms
    • Programming skills in any OO language, and data engineering experience with Python and SQL
    • Desire to work in London

    Benefits:

    • Fast-moving, central London-based team
    • Cutting-edge technical skillset
    • Highly competitive salary and buy-side bonus structure
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  • Senior Software Engineer – London

    Python | Flask | AWS | Elasticsearch

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    An esports gaming start-up are looking for a Senior Python Developer to join their London-based team.

    The successful Python developer will be building a bleeding-edge trading exchange, in a fast-paced, agile environment, shipping to production multiple times a day and taking ownership of the backend development, written in Python, hosted on AWS.

    Requirements:

    • STEM degree or relevant experience
    • 3 yrs+ of commercial engineering experience with Python
    • Experience with AWS/ cloud engineering a plus

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary, health insurance, pension, equity
    • Highly agile team, fast-paced start-up environment, multiple deployments / day
    • Office pets welcome
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java Developer

    Fintech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    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

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    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
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  • Front-End Engineer

    ML / AI Tech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    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

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    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
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  • Senior Back-End Engineer

    World-Leading AI Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    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

    Posted 2 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
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  • Software Engineer (Risk)

    Multi-Asset Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    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
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  • Full Stack Software Engineer – London

    Health-Tech

    London

    Posted 2 Mths 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
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  • C++ Developer – London

    Front Office Finance | C++ 17/20; Linux; STL; Boost

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A leading quant trading hedge fund are looking for a C++ developer to join their front office London team. Working alongside quant developers and researchers in London, the C++ developer will be scaling out their trade execution platform in C++ on Linux. The successful C++ developer will have full ownership and will architect the platform, APIs and backend code to build fast, low-latency distributed systems that can handle multiple TBs of data in real time.

    Requirements:

    • BSc STEM field, preferably Computer Science
    • Experience programming in C++ 17 or 20
    • Experience writing multi-threaded code, building distributed systems and low-latency environments is beneficial
    • Experience in an agile, test-driven development
    • No financial product knowledge / experience needed

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and hedge fund-style bonus in London
    • Agile, technology and data-driven culture
    • Large investment in technology and low levels of red tape
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  • Java Developer – London

    Front Office Finance | Core Java; SQL; AWS; Kafka; ElasticSearch

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A leading quant trading hedge fund are looking for a Java developer to join their front office London team. Working alongside quant developers and researchers in London, the Java developer will be scaling out their trade execution platform in Java on AWS. The successful Java developer will have full ownership and will architect the platform, APIs and backend code to build fast, low latency distributed systems that can handle multiple TBs of data in real-time.

    Requirements:

    • BSc STEM field, preferably Computer Science
    • Experience programming in core Java
    • Experience writing multi-threaded code, building distributed systems and low-latency environments is beneficial
    • Experience in an agile, test-driven development
    • No financial product knowledge / experience needed

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and hedge fund-style bonus in London
    • Agile, technology and data-driven culture
    • Large investment in technology and low levels of red tape
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  • Quant Developer – London

    Front Office Finance | Python; Java; SQL; MongoDB; Airflow; Kafka; Docker/Kubernetes; Linux

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A leading quant trading hedge fund are looking for a Quant Developer to join their front office London team. Working alongside quant developers and researchers in London, the Quant Developer will be scaling out their quant trading platform in Python. The successful Quant Developer will have full ownership and will architect the platform, APIs and backend code to build fast, low-latency distributed systems that can handle multiple TBs of data in real time.

    Requirements:

    • BSc STEM field, preferably Computer Science
    • Experience programming in either Python or Java
    • Experience with SQL
    • Experience in an agile, test-driven development
    • No financial product knowledge / experience needed

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and hedge fund-style bonus in London
    • Agile, technology and data driven culture
    • Large investment in technology and low levels of red tape
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  • Full Stack Developer – London

    Health-Tech Start-Up | C# / .NET Core; JavaScript (react.js); TypeScript; AWS; Kubernetes

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A cutting-edge and rapidly growing health-tech start-up based in London are looking for a full stack developer to join their engineering team. Working directly alongside the CTO in a small, agile (test-driven) team, the successful Full Stack Developer will be building new products from scratch that aim to revolutionise communication channels within healthcare.

    Working closely alongside the NHS, this health-tech start-up are directly contributing active solutions in the fight against Covid-19, and the successful full stack developer will be building highly scalable, mission-critical software that makes a real-world impact from day one.

    Requirements:

    • Good computer science fundamental knowledge – either from degree level or coding bootcamp
    • Full stack development experience in any OO language – experience with C# and Javascript is beneficial
    • Interest in health-tech and working in a start-up culture and environment in London

    Benefits:

    • Build impactful software that aims to solve real-world problems in healthcare
    • Extremely bright, collaborative and agile engineering teams
    • Exciting and growing start-up culture with competitive salary in the London market
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  • Data Engineer – Hedge Fund – London

    Python, SQL, MongoDB, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A sponsor of London’s PyData and ML meetups is looking to hire a Python / Data Engineer to join their core team in London. The successful Data Engineer will be building ETL data pipelines in Python and Kafka on Linux platforms, and will be working with a wide range of opensource frameworks and tools (NumPy/SciPy/Pandas). Joining a collaborative and remote team, the successful Data Engineer will be working on the central data platform, bringing together multiple sources of unstructured and structured data for the entire engineering team to access.

    Requirements:

    • BSc/MSc STEM subject
    • Commercial experience working in Python, the PyData stack and SQL
    • Interest in open source software

    Benefits:

    • Leading London salary structure
    • Remote working for the foreseeable future (and commitments to maintain remote working options post Covid-19)
    • Work in an exciting hedge fund environment, no financial experience needed
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  • Python Developer – London – Solve hard problems at scale

    International Tech Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Real-Time High-Performance Software

    Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning

    Large-Scale Distributed Systems

     

    Summary:

    An international technology firm with a world-class, X10 engineering team are looking for a software developer to join their London team. The successful Python developer will be working on global, impactful projects from high-performance, real-time search platforms to large scale distributed computing, to petabyte-scale data analytics and machine learning tooling in their London-based office. This firm work with an unprecedented amount of data, with their platform handling 12 million queries/second and 600 billion queries/day.

    Requirements:

    • BSc / MSc in hard science subject, with preference for Computer Science
    • Strong programming skills in Python, or another object-oriented language
    • Passion for solving hard technical challenges at scale, building greenfield projects with global reach and impact, and building bleeding-edge technology solutions.

    Benefits:

    • Highly competitive salary in London – this firm can compete alongside FAANG firms for compensation
    • Chance to work on brand new products in a highly agile technology environment
    • Solve complex computer science and technology-focussed problems at scale
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  • C++ Developer – London – Solve hard problems at scale

    International Tech Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Real-Time High-Performance Software

    Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning

    Large-Scale Distributed Systems

     

    Summary:

    An international technology firm with a world-class, X10 engineering team are looking for a software developer to join their London team. The successful C++ developer will be working on global, impactful projects from high-performance, real-time search platforms to large scale distributed computing, to petabyte-scale data analytics and machine learning tooling in their London-based office. This firm work with an unprecedented amount of data, with their platform handling 12 million queries/second and 600 billion queries/day.

    Requirements:

    • BSc / MSc in hard science subject, with preference for Computer Science
    • Strong programming skills in C++, STL, Boost, Python, or another object-oriented language
    • Passion for solving hard technical challenges at scale, building greenfield projects with global reach and impact, and building bleeding-edge technology solutions.

    Benefits:

    • Highly competitive salary in London – this firm can compete alongside FAANG firms for compensation
    • Chance to work on brand new products in a highly agile technology environment
    • Solve complex computer science and technology-focussed problems at scale
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  • C#/.NET Developer – London – Solve hard problems at scale

    International Tech Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Real-Time High-Performance Software

    Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning

    Large-Scale Distributed Systems

     

    Summary:

    An international technology firm with a world-class, X10 engineering team are looking for a software developer to join their London team. The successful C#/.NET developer will be working on global, impactful projects from high-performance, real-time search platforms to large scale distributed computing, to petabyte-scale data analytics and machine learning tooling in their London-based office. This firm work with an unprecedented amount of data, with their platform handling 12 million queries/second and 600 billion queries/day.

    Requirements:

    • BSc / MSc in hard science subject, with preference for Computer Science
    • Strong programming skills in C#/.NET Core, or another object-oriented language
    • Passion for solving hard technical challenges at scale, building greenfield projects with global reach and impact, and building bleeding-edge technology solutions.

    Benefits:

    • Highly competitive salary in London – this firm can compete alongside FAANG firms for compensation
    • Chance to work on brand new products in a highly agile technology environment
    • Solve complex computer science and technology-focussed problems at scale
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  • Java Developer – London – Solve hard problems at scale

    International Tech Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Real-Time High-Performance Software

    Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning

    Large Scale Distributed Systems

     

    Summary:

    An international technology firm with a world-class, X10 engineering team are looking for a software developer to join their London team. The successful Java developer will be working on global, impactful projects from high-performance, real-time search platforms to large scale distributed computing, to petabyte-scale data analytics and machine learning tooling in their London-based office. This firm work with an unprecedented amount of data, with their platform handling 12 million queries/second and 600 billion queries/day.

    Requirements:

    • BSc / MSc in hard science subject, with preference for Computer Science
    • Strong programming skills in core Java and/or Scala, or another object-oriented language
    • Passion for solving hard technical challenges at scale, building greenfield projects with global reach and impact, and building bleeding-edge technology solutions.

    Benefits:

    • Highly competitive salary in London – this firm can compete alongside FAANG firms for compensation
    • Chance to work on brand new products in a highly agile technology environment
    • Solve complex computer science and technology-focussed problems at scale
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  • Software Developer – London – Solve hard problems at scale

    International Tech Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Real-Time High-Performance Software

    Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning

    Large Scale Distributed Systems

     

    Summary:

    An international technology firm with a world-class, X10 engineering team are looking for a software developer to join their London team. The successful software developer will be working on global, impactful projects from high-performance, real-time search platforms to large scale distributed computing, to petabyte-scale data analytics and machine learning tooling in their London-based office. This firm work with an unprecedented amount of data, with their platform handling 12 million queries/second and 600 billion queries/day.

    Requirements:

    • BSc / MSc in hard science subject, with preference for Computer Science
    • OO programming skills in C#, Java, C++ or Python
    • Passion for solving hard technical challenges at scale, building greenfield projects with global reach and impact, and building bleeding-edge technology solutions.

    Benefits:

    • Highly competitive salary in London – this firm can compete alongside FAANG firms for compensation
    • Chance to work on brand new products in a highly agile technology environment
    • Solve complex computer science and technology-focussed problems at scale
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  • Senior Java Developer – London / Remote

    Cryptocurrency / Crypto / Distributed Ledger Technology / Blockchain

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Core Java / UNIX/ Linux / Low Latency / Equity Derivatives

    AWS / Kubernetes / Python

    Summary:

    A bleeding-edge fintech start-up, specialising in digital assets and cryptocurrency, are looking for a Senior Java Developer to join their team in London. The successful Java Developer will have a keen interest in cryptocurrencies and significant experience building real-time, low-latency, scalable systems in core Java. The successful Java Developer will be able to join a world-class international team in London, but will also have the flexibility to work remotely where needed.

    Requirements:

    • BSc/MSc in hard science subject – Computer Science / Maths / Physics preferred
    • Experience building high-performance, distributed systems in core Java in a UNIX/Linux environment
    • Experience with cloud infrastructure, AWS, Kubernetes and Python are additional benefits

    Benefits:

    • Attractive compensation in the London market
    • Build brand new products from scratch in a very dynamic and highly agile environment
    • Be part of a world-class international team that is growing rapidly
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  • C# Developer – C# / .NET / SQL – London

    Systematic Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A boutique systematic hedge fund in London is looking for a C# developer to join their agile, test-driven development team in London. The successful C# developer will be working with the latest version of .NET and SQL, building multithreaded applications in an agile environment.

    Requirements:

    • BSc Computer Science, Maths or relevant STEM subject
    • C# / .NET programming experience
    • Experience with SQL (or equivalent)
    • Experience with multithreading, network programming and distributed version control is a plus (not essential)
    • Full-time London-based role

    Benefits:

    • Leading compensation – including hedge fund-style bonus
    • Elite, agile engineering team – work alongside high quality engineers in London
    • Work close to the business in a small team, directly alongside traders and quant analysts/ modellers
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  • Senior Software Engineer

    Global Tech Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary: surpassing £200k + Stock Options

     

    The Client:

    This is a new role from one of our clients that’s mission is to create a better, more open Internet for everyone through principled, intelligent advertising. Dealing with over 600 billion queries a day. This client was the pioneer in the first ever ad exchange. This role is in one of the largest truly independent Ad Tech company globally this is accompanied with reports of their work ethos being built on an award-winning culture. That emphasises trust, empathy, collaboration, and ownership.

    The Role:

    End to end ownership of the task participating in all aspect of designing, building and delivering products for our clients. High functioning teams in London, Colorado and California with not specific geographical projects everyone has an equal seat at the table to pursue the team and job they desire. You will have the opportunity, depending on your interests and aptitude, to work on large-scale distributed systems coordinating thousands of servers in cloud and physical data centres around the world, petabyte-scale data challenges, machine learning, advanced visualizations, and interactive user interfaces – to name a few.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • Main languages include C# and Java, but this client will consider any OO language for the role as they view their interview process language agnostic.
    • 5+ years’ experience
    • Strong OO development experience; substantial Java would be ideal
    • Excellent academics in a hard science, e.g., Maths, Computer Science, Physics or Engineering
    • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to explain complex concepts

    Benefits:

    • Strong salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Exciting place to work with great career progression
    • Huge amount of ownership and autonomy
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  • Head of Engineering – London

    Exciting Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    A lively new start-up within the entertainment/talent industry are looking for a Head of Engineering to steer them through the exciting upcoming period of growth. As musicians, entertainers and global talents take advantage of more commercial revenue streams, you will help build out the flagship product to help them engage with their audience, offer information on tour/gig dates, merchandise, meet & greets, links to social media and much more. With partnerships already established with world-leading entertainment agencies and music labels, distribution of the product is guaranteed.

    The tech stack used is Node.js, React.js, Typescript and AWS.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead the Engineering team
    • Using your experience to mentor and nurture members of the engineering team regardless of whether they’re a future lead engineer or an expert individual contributor
    • Own the product/architecture strategy
    • Ensuring the execution of the product roadmap is both rapid and agile

    Requirements:

    • Relevant degree (Computer Science, Maths, Physics, etc.) from a top-tier university
    • 6+ years of professional experience
    • Experience both leading and building out engineering teams
    • Strong cloud experience
    • Strong systems design skills
    • Experience of writing test code and a history of ensuring CI best practices in previous roles

    Desirable:

    • Early-stage start-up experience
    • Previous experience working with Live/On-Demand streaming video
    • Exposure to backend, iOS, web and Android services

    Benefits include but not limited to:

    • 28 days’ holiday
    • Flexible hours/remote working options
    • Share options
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  • Senior Software Engineer

    Global Tech Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary: £120-200k base + generous stock (publicly traded)

    Company:

    • Market-leading global tech firm building an HFT-like bidding platform for programmatic digital advertising, with an engine faster than Google/FB, running more than 12 million queries a second. These petabytes of recycled transactional data have allowed this firm to sell over half a billion dollars of ads per month.
    • Their stock has increased 3000% since 2016 and comp here is reflective of that success – they’ve made senior hires from Google Zurich and Facebook London. Stock ranges anywhere between $100k and seven figures depending on position.
    • Global offices (London, New York, Melbourne, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Chicago, Sydney, Madrid)
    • Strong culture across the company of connection, collaboration and ownership.

    Role:

    • Multiple teams are hiring, offering a broad range of challenges from large-scale distributed systems coordinating thousands of servers in cloud and physical data centres around the world, to large-scale data challenges, machine learning, advanced visualisations, and interactive user interfaces.
    • Tech stack includes C++/C#/Java/Scala/Python/Javascript/Typescript, but you will be aligned to a team that suits your technical background/interests.

    Benefits:

    • Work/life balance priority
    • Above market-rate salary plus generous equity package
    • Flexible working, as well as  ‘time off’ on top of annual leave
    • Health cover and insurance, life insurance, mental health support
    • Pension
    • Parental leave
    • Tuition reimbursement

    Requirements:

    • 5+ years’ experience
    • Computer Science education
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  • Quantitative Developer (C / C++) – London or Amsterdam

    Global Quant Firm

    Amsterdam / London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary: up to £150k base + bonus

     

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for an quant developer skilled in C / C++. You will join a growing quant trading team to evolve, improve and maintain all elements of the team’s infrastructure, including execution, signal generation, model building and back testing.

    Developers here are highly valued and well-rewarded for hard work, and as a result, are some of the brightest minds from across the trading, tech, academic and start-up industries. Collaborating extensively with traders and technologists, you can expect exposure to a wide range of exciting and challenging projects. These will include high performance computing, software design and big data, developing high-availability, high-throughput and low-latency solutions.

    Technology is viewed by the traders as a crucial component of their continued success. The successful Quantitative Developer will have exceptional communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, comfortable taking ownership of projects and responsibilities.

    Requirements

    • Solid C/C++ development experience, including low- and high-level optimization
    • Strong instincts around performance vs simplicity tradeoffs, engineering for maintainability, extensibility and debuggability
    • Good Linux platform skills and experience
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Have a direct impact and be exposed to cool, cutting-edge technologies
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner
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  • Full Stack Web Developer – Pyth Network

    Global Quant Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary: up to £150k base + bonus

     

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for an experienced Python Web Developer to join their crypto team. The projects this team works on are extremely varied, focused within the broader De-Fi, blockchain and crypto landscape.

    A client-facing role, you will be working alongside world-class crypto experts and collaborating with community managers to effectively communicate the Pyth vision. This will involve building a top-notch marketing and documentation site, designing and implementing front- and back-end APIs and managing scalable backend and infrastructure solutions. You will also contribute to a variety of open-source projects.

    Technology is recognised as crucial to their continued success and is highly valued here. The successful Full Stack Web Developer will have exceptional communication and organizational skills, a keen interest in crypto, DeFi, and blockchain, coupled with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

    Requirements

    • At least 3+ years’ relevant experience
    • Solid expertise in React, Node, serverless, SQL
    • Motivated to create user-friendly, intelligible, high-performance front-ends using React
    • Experience visualizing concepts and data
    • Exposure to AWS / GCP
    • Bonus points for experience with crypto, DeFi or blockchain

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner
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  • Systems Developer (Python)

    Innovative Algo Trading

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Salary: up to £150k base + bonus

     

    Fantastic opportunity for all-star coders at one of the world’s top algorithmic trading firms. The Systems development team builds and maintains the infrastructure and software platform used by all Systems team to manage servers and networks.

    As a Systems Engineer, your workload will be varied, offering great opportunities to improve and have a huge impact. Your main focus will be tool development in Python, both improving and integrating existing tools and libraries across the platform, as well as designing and building new ones.

    The successful Systems Engineer loves to be challenged and thrives in fast-paced environments. You’re a big fan of open-source software, adept at effective multitasking and a proponent of automation – why do the same task twice manually?

    Requirements

    • 3+ years of experience, including strong Python programming skills
    • Highly proficient in debugging and analysing problems quickly
    • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field)
    • Excellent understanding of CompSci fundamentals
    • Bonus points for knowledge of: Debian operating system, systems configuration management and/or CI/CD tools and processes

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Truly flat management structure, with no red tape
    • Friendly culture where everyone’s ideas are encouraged and celebrated
    • Feel valued and be rewarded for your hard work where coding is front and centre
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  • Senior Software Engineer (C# or equivalent OO)

    Global News and Market Data Leader

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Job Summary

    Fantastic opportunity to join a growing team of talented engineers at of one of the largest global information & market data providers. This is a rapidly growing business area where the products developed underpin many billions of dollars of trades.

    In this role, you will draw on both your technical skills and business knowledge to build well-tested, cleanly coded and robust indices. Collaborating with product and operations teams, you will also help to expand the calculation framework as a direct response to clients’ growing needs.

    The successful Senior Software Engineer will be a passionate agile practitioner with a self-starter’s attitude, keen to use your wealth of experience to refine and improve the delivery of quality indices.

    Requirements

    • Strong programming experience in C# or other equivalent OO language
    • Solid analytical problem-solving skills
    • Deep understanding of object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
    • Experience of the entire software development lifecycle
    • An expert communicator, comfortable in a fast-changing environment
    • Bonus points for knowledge of SQL or previous financial markets experience

    Perks

    • Feel valued – develop impactful solutions to complex, real-world problems
    • Truly collaborative culture across all engineering teams
    • Strong base salaries + bonus
    • Flexible work environment
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  • Senior C++ Software Engineer – FX Trading

    Global News and Market Data Leader

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Job Summary

    Fantastic opportunity to join a growing team of talented engineers at of one of the largest global information & market data providers. This team is building a world-class real-time FX trading platform used by the industry’s biggest players in over 120 countries.

    You will take ownership of the full development lifecycle, contributing to the expansion of the platform by developing distributed, fault-tolerant, low-latency trading applications. This is a client-facing, impactful role where you will also implement workflows for the front end and low-latency scalable solutions for the back end.

    The successful Senior Software Engineer will be passionate about tackling a range of problems – from engineering to business logic to usability – and driven by seeing the impact of your solutions.

    Requirements

    • Exceptional C++ programming experience
    • Top-notch problem-solving skills
    • Solid experience of the entire software development lifecycle
    • Eager to get inside complex systems to fully understand them
    • An expert communicator, comfortable in a fast-changing environment
    • Bonus points for experience with: high-volume, high-availability distributed systems, databases, distributed cache technologies

    Perks

    • Feel valued – develop impactful solutions to complex, real-world problems
    • Truly collaborative culture across all engineering teams
    • Strong base salaries + bonus
    • Flexible work environment
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  • Core Developer

    Award-Winning Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    The Company

    Exciting cutting-edge fintech is looking for a talented software developer to become part of the UI team in London. 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 Role

    You will join the team responsible for developing, supporting and maintaining the platform’s custom UI framework. This will involve designing and implementing components in response to the needs internal and external clients, and researching new technologies that can be implemented within the UI framework where appropriate. You will also conduct code reviews, providing technical feedback to the team.

    The successful Core Developer will be a polyglot familiar will multiple programming languages, with exceptional attention to detail and a real passion for technology. React and Redux experience would be ideal as they underpin the frontend of the framework.

    Requirements

    • 5-7 years of development experience in Python (or any other OOP languages)
    • Familiarity with Javascript, HTML, CSS or a keen desire to learn
    • Solid experience writing unit tests, e.g. Python
    • Desire to build tools/components for fellow developers, making hard things easy for others
    • Skilled communicator on all levels – technical and non-technical/internally and with clients
    • Comfortable working in an agile-based project management structure

    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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  • Algo Web Engineer

    Innovative Algo Trading

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Fantastic opportunity for talented programmers to work at one of the world’s top algorithmic trading firms. This fully automated trading firm has a unique culture that is relaxed, yet exciting and technically stimulating, where you’ll be working with some of the smartest engineers in the industry.

    This role offers the opportunity to join a small, dynamic team while also gaining exposure to various types of trading in great detail. You’ll work across all areas of the stack, including building web apps in Typescript with React and Redux, and writing backend services in Python or C++.

    Working very closely with algo developers who conduct research and monitor live trading, you’ll listen to what they need and design strategies to meet those needs, choosing the best web tools for the job. You will also evaluate new features and products, applying new technologies where appropriate.

    This is critical work; the impact you will have on research infrastructure and business as a whole is huge!

    Requirements

    • Minimum 1 year of professional full-stack engineering experience
    • Strong coding, debugging, and problem-solving skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field)
    • Passionate about UX and building polished web applications
    • Solid CompSci fundamentals
    • Bonus points for Typescript/React/Redux and/or Python or C++

    Rewards and Incentives 

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Get stuck in to interesting technical problems, with plenty of variety
    • Work closely with researchers on the tools used to develop trading strategies, see the impact of your work
    • Join a growing team with huge amounts of ownership
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  • Data Engineer

    Innovative Algo Trading

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    This is one of the world’s top algorithmic trading firms, looking for data engineers who are well-versed in Python programming. A community of self-starters from multiple tech backgrounds – maths, computer science, statistics, physics, engineering – they have built one of the world’s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development with data at its core.

    This role offers innovative engineers the opportunity to design a brand-new system for the company to manage, store, access and explore data, alongside tools and processes as they build a world-class data warehouse.

    If you eat, sleep and breathe data, and can analyze and solve complex problems quickly, this role would be perfect for you.

    Requirements

    • 2-3 years’ data infrastructure experience with strong Python programming
    • Expert-level understanding of data storage
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Maths or a related field
    • Proficient in a strongly-typed language like Java, C, or C++
    • Track record of working successfully in a collaborative environment
    • Top-notch communication skills

    Rewards and Incentives 

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Friendly, informal yet highly rewarding work culture
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems with significant impact
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  • Security Engineer

    Innovative Algo Trading

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    This is a great opportunity for innovative, creative cyber security experts who love large amounts of autonomy and the chance to strategically impact global security systems. A fully automated trading firm with a relaxed yet technically stimulating culture, you’ll be working with some of the smartest engineers in the industry.

    Collaborating with engineers on the Networking and Desktop Support teams, you will design and implement core security projects which will form the foundation of their authentication and authorization. This will involve architecting, prototyping and deploying technical security solutions to better protect their trading operations and lP.

    The successful Security Engineer will have substantial experience in a technical cyber security role from an organization with a dedicated security operations function.

    Requirements

    • 5+ years of cyber security experience; security engineering, architecture and project management are essential
    • Minimum BS degree in Computer Science (or equivalent), MS in Information Security would be ideal
    • Previous experience with Cryptography and Public Key Infrastructure
    • Solid communication skills, experienced in building strong cross-functional relationships
    • Experience with Linux (bonus points for Debian)

    Rewards and Incentives 

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Truly flat management structure, with no red tape
    • Friendly culture where everyone’s ideas are encouraged and celebrated
    • Feel valued and be rewarded for your hard work where coding is front and centre
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  • Algo Software Engineer (C++/Python)

    Innovative Algo Trading

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    One of the world’s top algorithmic trading firms, with data at the core of the investment process. This fully automated trading firm has a unique culture that is relaxed, but also exciting and technically stimulating, where you’ll be working with some of the smartest engineers in the industry.

    They are looking for driven, self-motivated programmers who thrive on constant interaction and discussion, and are happy to have multiple projects on the go at any one time. The firm is a Linux shop with a codebase written mostly in C++ and Python (though their interview process is language-agnostic and they encourage software generalists from every background to apply). You’ll build tools and systems for the research team to visualize their strategies and to open up new areas/types of research, working on projects that have an impact right across the business.

    If you care about the engineering process, such as automated testing, design/code reviews, technical training, etc. and less about the project management process, this role is for you!

    Requirements

    • A superb programmer with solid CompSci fundamentals
    • You must be familiar with a non-scripting language, e.g. C++ / Java / Python, etc.
    • You thrive in a collaborative environment where everyone decides on the direction of their team
    • Linux/Unix experience is an advantage
    • A keen desire to figure out and solve open-ended problems, making things better for other people
    • Bonus points for DevOps skills / mindset

    Rewards and Incentives 

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
    • Get stuck in to interesting technical problems, with plenty of variety
    • Work closely with researchers on the tools used to develop trading strategies, see the impact of your work
    • Join a growing team with leadership opportunities
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  • Senior Software Engineer, Global Crypto Trading Team

    Prop Trading Firm

    London / UK / Fully Remote

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Salary: Open

     

    Summary:

    A world-class prop trading firm is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for their crypto trading business.

    The successful candidate will work in a hands-on development role, writing code in Java and/or C++, as part of an industry-leading crypto desk, trading 24/7 across markets globally. You will be able to work autonomously across a range of front office systems.

    Requirements:

    • Strong OO programming skill-set – systems primarily built in Java and C++ but happy to speak to multiple backgrounds
    • 5+ years’ professional coding expertise – financial experience not required
    • Bachelors/Masters in highly analytical or technical field: CS, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, etc.
    • Self-starter attitude
    • Excellent communication skills

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Very autonomous work pattern, with ability to impact various areas of front office trading
    • Opportunity to work in one of the trading industry’s fastest-growing market areas
    • Fully remote working an option (but not mandatory)
    • Potential for substantial business impact and upside
    • Work alongside the best talent in the industry
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  • Elixir Developer

    Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Salary: Open

     

    Summary:

    A world-class prop trading firm is looking for an Elixir developer as part of an expanding, distributed team.

    The successful candidate will work in a hands-on development role, writing code in Elixir, in a data-intensive environment. The candidate will contribute to the development of a new risk platform for the firm, whilst learning / furthering knowledge of trading.

    Requirements:

    • Strong functional; programming skill-set – development is done in Elixir but candidates with Haskell/Scala/F#/Clojure and similar professional expertise will be considered
    • 3+ years’ professional coding expertise – financial experience not required
    • Bachelors/Masters in highly analytical or technical field: CS, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, etc.
    • Experience working with highly distributed systems
    • Excellent communication skills

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Chance to work in a fast-paced, performance-driven environment
    • Greenfield work with an opportunity to make firm-wide impact
    • Opportunity to apply functional/Elixir development skills to the trading industry
    • Work alongside the best talent in the industry
    • Extremely competitive compensation packages

     

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  • Frontend Compiler Developer

    Global Market-Making Prop Trading

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    A great opportunity to work within an elite functional compiler engineering team focusing on the development of in-house tools. This role would suit someone who is an expert on the frontend of compilers with strong typed systems experience and language design. Experience with functional programming or proprietary languages is desired.

    About You

    An experienced SWE who has worked on compilers and specifically the frontend for a significant tenure; open to industry/academic experience. No specific language experience required, but an interest and willingness to work in a functional language is essential.

    About Us

    I am working with a market-making proprietary trading company with a global presence. This is an opportunity to join their rapidly growing London office and help contribute to the large trading systems being developed by a small, talented group of engineers.

    Compensation: Very competitive packages

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  • Front-end Engineer – London

    Data Privacy Start-up

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Salary: £80-130k

     

    Company

    Perfect opportunity for a talented Front-end Developer to join a fast-growing tech start-up. The fundamental aim is to offer organisations data privacy in the ever-evolving automated world.

    Technology is central to how they approach their work and thus engineers are intimately tied into every area of the business – allowing your work to have a real impact! This is complemented by the direct access to senior management and collaborative environment which has been described as having a vibrancy and a “buzz”.

    This role takes a pragmatic approach to technology with the use of React and Typescript, however they are happy to interview developers from any OO background. The successful front-end developer will be passionate about technology and hold outstanding records!

    Requirements:

    • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or another highly technical, scientific discipline.
    • At least 2 years’ experience with front-end technologies, including React, Javascript, JSX and Typescript.
    • Familiarity with building software.
    • In-depth knowledge of web technologies, such as HTML and HTTP protocol.
    • Proven track record of using testing libraries and approaches, e.g. UI component tests and Mocha.
    • Top-notch verbal and written communication skills.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary.
    • Holiday policies.
    • Retirement benefits and pension contributions.
    • Private health insurance.
    • Stock options.
    • Company paid-for mobile phone and laptop.
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  • Software Developer – London

    International Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Salary: £200-400k total compensation

     

    Company:

    The role sits within the London office of one of the world’s largest quantitative trading firms with a unique focus on technology and collaborative problem solving, trading a wide range of financial products.

    Join a company in which technology is central to how they approach their work and thus engineers are intimately tied into every area of the business – allowing your work to have a real impact! This is complemented by their relaxed non-hierarchical work environment which has been described as having a great ambience.

    Role:

    There is no use of mainstream technologies with OCaml being the primary programming language. But don’t worry about previous experience, there is great emphasis on teaching. The ideal candidate for them will be passionate about technology and hold outstanding records!

    Requirements:

    • A bachelor’s/master’s degree in Computer Science or another highly technical, scientific discipline.
    • Proven track record in technology, all-encompassing any OO to ML, demonstrating your excellent programming skills.
    • Great interpersonal skills that would flourish in an intimate collaborative environment.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary.
    • Holiday policies.
    • Retirement benefits.
    • Health insurance.
    • Private on-site gym.

    Tier-2 visa sponsorship is available.

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  • High Performance Software Developer – London

    International Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    This role sits within the London office of a US-based international hedge fund. Where experience meets innovation, this results driven team sits at the intersection between finance and technology. They utilise their own capital and trade at their own risk. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.

    You will be working closely with traders and developers to design, develop and test proprietary trading software, write performance-sensitive code and work on complex algorithmic trading systems.

    Salary: Competitive / Market-Leading

    Requirements:

    • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or another highly technical, scientific discipline.
    • In-depth knowledge of any OO programming language (C++/ Java/ Python)
    • In-depth knowledge and experience in at least one of: host-based networking, linux/unix administration, systems programming, distributed systems
    • A proven track record of automation, and an algorithmic approach to solving problems.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary
    • Annual discretionary bonus
    • Competitive pension contribution
    • Healthcare
    • Life Assurance

    Tier 2 Visa sponsorship is available.

     

     

     

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  • High Performance Java Engineer – London

    International Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    This role sits within the London office of a Chicago-based international hedge fund. Where experience meets innovation, this results-driven team sits at the intersection between finance and technology. They utilise their own capital and trade at their own risk. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.

    You will be joining their Global Delta 1 trading desk, working closely with traders and developers to design, develop and test proprietary trading software, write performance-sensitive code and work on complex algorithmic trading systems.

    Salary: Competitive / Market-Leading

    Requirements:

    • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or another highly technical, scientific discipline.
    • In-depth knowledge of Java programming and the JVM ecosystem.
    • In-depth knowledge and experience in at least one of: host-based networking, linux/unix administration, systems programming, distributed systems, databases, and a desire to learn more.
    • A proven track record of automation, and an algorithmic approach to solving problems.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary
    • Annual discretionary bonus
    • Competitive pension contribution
    • Healthcare
    • Life Assurance

    Tier 2 Visa sponsorship is available.

     

     

     

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  • Lead Developer, European Equities Desk

    Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Salary: Market-Leading

     

    Summary:

     A world-class prop trading firm is looking for a new Lead Developer for their European Equity Volatility trading desk.

    The successful candidate will work in a hands-on development role, writing code in Java, whilst leading a team of 12, split between engineers and researchers, helping with mentoring, and leading technical decision making for the desk.

    Requirements:

    • Strong Java programming skill-set
    • 8+ years’ experience building front-office trading systems
    • Experience mentoring junior developers, whilst leading technical decision-making
    • Bachelors/Masters in highly analytical or technical field: CS, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, etc.
    • Outstanding communication skills
    • Equities product knowledge a strong bonus, but not a hard requirement

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Opportunity to take leadership in a key trading desk
    • Potential for substantial business impact and significant upside
    • Be part of an expanding London and European presence for the firm
    • Work alongside the best talent in the industry
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  • Windows Developer

    World-Leading Prop Trading Fund

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Salary: up to £125k + bonus

     

    Summary: 

    Exciting opportunity to work at a tech-centric prop trading fund which trades a wide range of financial products, with offices across the globe. Work is organized into small, project-oriented teams, each with the independence and responsibility to make decisions that impact the business.

    Windows is the primary desktop operating system, with many core infrastructure services being provided by Windows servers. They are seeking a talented and experienced Windows Developer to build and deploy tools and applications necessary to maintain and enhance the Windows environment. 

    Joining a highly dedicated team of developers who use multiple programming languages across a variety of platforms, you will be involved in a number of projects alongside writing code. You’ll manage the entire development lifecycle, using your mix of strong communication and problem-solving skills to gather requirements and incorporate new features.

    Requirements: 

    • Demonstrated code-writing experience in a .NET language, GUI applications (WPF preferred), Windows services and Web services (ASP.NET Web API preferred) 
    • A desire to learn F# and OCaml (experience with any functional languages is ideal) 
    • Understanding of key Windows Server technologies, especially IIS 
    • Experience designing MSSQL DB schemas for use with Entity Framework 
    • Bonus points for data serialisation (JSON.net desirable) and/or web development experience

    Benefits and Incentives: 

    • Substantial and varied range of project work 
    • Market-leading compensation 
    • Exciting and enjoyable company culture, including relaxed dress code, huge emphasis on work-life balance, learning outside of the workplace 
    • Collaborative and innovative environment where each person has the opportunity to make a significant impact
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  • Research Technology Engineer

    Leading Quant-Driven Market-Maker

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    This is a fabulous opportunity for a talented engineer with expert Linux skills and a strong background in shell scripting to join the Research Technology team at this tech-savvy algorithmic trading firm. Working hand-in-hand with quant researchers, this full stack team strives to make their system as performant, reliant and transparent as possible.

    A role where you can make an immediate impact, it has a varied workload: from designing the datacentre environment and assessing leading edge new compute technology, to tuning operating systems, storage and networks, through to writing efficient distribution software for the compute cluster.

    The successful candidate will be a experienced engineer with hands-on experience in developing automated builds and patching cycles, who can’t wait to get to work on growing one of the biggest private compute clusters out there.

    Requirements

    • Outstanding Linux engineering skills
    • Excellent coding skills; Python would be ideal
    • Good knowledge of configuration management using Puppet, Ansible (or similar)
    • Knowledge of network & storage technologies and container tech, e.g. podman, docker and Kubernetes
    • Bonus points for exposure to prometheus/alertmanager/grafana or system admin-level knowledge of hardware, networking and/or file storage systems

    Benefits

    • Competitive compensation package
    • Solve complex problems from the ground up; ideas from everyone are encouraged and evaluated
    • Generous benefits package, including life & health insurance, pension, onsite gym, yoga, climbing wall, pool & table tennis and regular staff social events

    Salary

    up to £150k base + bonus

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  • Research Technology Developer

    Leading Quant-Driven Market-Maker

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    This is a fabulous opportunity for a talented engineer with expert coding skills and experience of large-scale computers to join the Research Technology team at this tech-savvy algorithmic trading firm. Working hand-in-hand with quant researchers, this full stack team strives to make their system as performant, reliant and transparent as possible.

    A role where you can make an immediate impact, it has a varied workload: from designing the datacentre environment and assessing leading edge new compute technology, to tuning operating systems, storage and networks, through to writing efficient distribution software for the compute cluster.

    The successful candidate will be an experienced developer, with hands-on experience in computer networks, who can’t wait to get to work on growing one of the biggest private compute clusters out there.

    Requirements

    • Excellent coding skills; recent Python and at least one statically-typed language would be ideal
    • Deep knowledge of software workflows and testing & deployment methodologies
    • Strong experience of large-scale distributed systems
    • Knowledge of the full tech stack – network, hardware, OS, software
    • Bonus points for exposure to machine learning frameworks (e.g. Pytorch) or supporting tech (e.g. CUDA)

    Benefits

    • Competitive compensation package
    • Solve complex problems from the ground up; ideas from everyone are encouraged and evaluated
    • Generous benefits package, including life & health insurance, pension, onsite gym, yoga, climbing wall, pool & table tennis and regular staff social events

    Salary

    up to £150k base + bonus

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  • DevOps Engineer (Python Developer) – Bristol / London

    Global Quant Firm

    Bristol / London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Perfect opportunity for a pragmatic problem-solver, well-versed in Python development,  to join one of the world’s leading quant funds. This is a cross-functional team, which develops tools that enhance the development, testing and deployment of cutting-edge FPGA products used by colleagues in the production trading environments. Contributing solutions across many areas of product development, this role offers unique challenges and the opportunity to use the latest technology on a daily basis.

    This is a great place to work, where the entrepreneurial culture of a start-up is coupled with the security of a more established company. Technology is valued and recognised as critical to continued success, and hard work is well-rewarded.

    The ideal candidate is a self-starter, passionate about automation, who can provide scalable, maintainable solutions to challenging technical problems in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • Minimum 2+ years’ demonstrable Python programming experience
    • Solid experience of a Linux environment
    • Experience of Continuous Integration and automated test flows
    • Proficiency with distributed development workflows (git)
    • Bonus points for any of the following: Jenkins (Groovy, Java, Maven); containerization (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.); test-driven development; interfacing to C/C++ code from Python.

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner (when office-based)

    Salary: up to £120k + bonus

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  • Software Engineer (Python) – Singapore

    Global Quant Firm

    Singapore

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Perfect opportunity for a pragmatic problem-solver to join one of the world’s leading quant funds in their Singapore office, where you will tackle head-on the region’s unique business challenges. Well-versed in Python, you will be part of the team using a sophisticated technology stack to collate a centralized source of research and reference data accessed by the consumers within the firm.

    Working with colleagues across all areas of the business, this role offers the opportunity to understand how the company operates on a fundamental level. You will be involved in making a substantial contribution to the evolving codebase and investigating a variety of datasets to provide a scalable, validated representation of reference data.

    This is a great place to work, where the entrepreneurial culture of a start-up is coupled with the security of a more established company. Technology is valued and recognised as critical to continued success, and hard work is well-rewarded. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who thrives in fast-paced, dynamic environments, is adept at skilled communication, and is an expert at designing streamlined solutions that end users love.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • Minimum 2+ years’ demonstrable Python programming experience
    • Solid hands-on experience of a Linux environment
    • Strong unit-testing / test-driven coding skills
    • Skilled at independently driving projects to completion while working in a team
    • Bonus points for data analytics tools, such as Pandas

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner (when office-based)
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  • Software Engineer (Python) – New York

    Global Quant Firm

    New York

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for an engineer skilled in Python. You will join a growing quant trading team to evolve, improve and maintain all elements of the team’s infrastructure, as well as contributing to production – ensuring trading proceeds smoothly across global markets.

    Developers here are highly valued and well-rewarded for hard work, and as a result, are some of the brightest minds from across the trading, tech, academic and start-up industries. Collaborating extensively with traders and technologists, you can expect exposure to a wide range of exciting and challenging projects. These will include software design, big data, and high-performance computing, working with infrastructure in Python and C++.

    Here, technology is viewed as crucial to their continued success. The successful Software Engineer will be passionate about development, and able to solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced and energetic environment.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • Minimum 2+ years’ Python programming experience, with some knowledge of C++
    • Comfortable doing system design as well as situational problem solving
    • Solid experience of working on a Linux platform
    • Self-starter who can work independently and be able to drive a project from inception through delivery
    • Minimum bachelor’s Computer Science/Engineering degree
    • Bonus points for trading industry experience (2-5 years would be ideal)

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary: Flexible for the right candidate

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  • Quantitative Developer

    Global Quant Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player. This leading quant firm has a fantastic opportunity on their centralised trading team where you will draw on your quantitative problem-solving skills and advanced statistical techniques to build and enhance market prediction models.

    They are ideally looking for a platform engineer who has built and improved quant infrastructure.

    This role is perfect for an experienced developer who can pull together all of their previous skills and expertise to lead, architect and create a platform designed to be a critical tool for this team both now and for many years in the future.

    Technology is viewed as a crucial component of their continued success. The successful quant developer will be a self-starter, thrive under pressure and excel when given ownership of projects and responsibilities. Work is varied; example projects include:

    • Investigate and design data mining and machine learning algorithms
    • Research modeling and forecasting future price actions
    • Develop and improve scalable quant research frameworks using Python and C++
    • Serve as an advisor across a the business, providing new and innovative solutions

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • 3 – 8 years’ solid dev experience (in financial markets would be ideal)
    • Strong C++, Python
    • Experience building and improving quant infrastructure would be ideal
    • Master’s or PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research (or equivalent)

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary: up to £150k + bonus

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  • C++/FPGA Developer

    Leading Quant Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    ***This role is available in Chicago / London / Amsterdam.***

    The positive feel of a start-up with the benefits that come with a more established player, this leading quant firm is looking for exceptional C++/FPGA engineers to join an elite global team to design and build the next generation of hardware solutions.

    Collaborating with technologists and traders, you will provide hardware systems in areas such as fast networking, high performance compute and real-time acceleration. You will be expected to solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with a focus on co-designing hybrid hardware/software solutions.

    They see technology as a key component of their continued success. The ideal candidate will be keen to learn new, cutting-edge technologies, and have a proven record of solving unstructured problems.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • Must be able to write C/C++ in a commercial environment
    • Solid knowledge of building reliable, high performance FPGA hardware systems
    • A mix of traditional RTL development + software skills
    • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, where accuracy is crucial
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + bonus; they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner
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  • C++ Core Systems Engineer

    Innovative Algo Trading

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary 

    Not your traditional HFT firm, this company takes a scientific approach to trading financial products and they’re looking for a modern C++ engineer to help drive their expansion into the EU, US and APAC markets. A community of self-starters from multiple tech backgrounds – maths, computer science, statistics, physics, engineering – they have built one of the world’s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development.

    This is an extremely high-impact role – contributing to the bottom line from day one. You will work closely with the algo and operations teams, and you will be expected to own the process of entering new markets while managing the continuing ongoing process of optimizing trading in existing markets.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • Modern C++ (17/20) experience is a must-have
    • Familiarity with UNIX operating systems and comfort at a command line
    • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to describe software designs at all technical knowledge levels
    • Self-starter, with a passion for coding, tinkering, reading, exploring, breaking things, etc. in your spare time
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or related field)
    • Experience developing market data and order entry systems a plus

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + bonuses + benefits; they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Collaborative and friendly environment with smart, highly engaged colleagues
    • Culture where everyone’s ideas are encouraged and celebrated
    • Gain broad exposure to both technical and business aspects of trading
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  • C++ Trading Systems Engineer

    Sophisticated Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary 

    ***This position can be based in Chicago / London / Singapore.***

    High-frequency prop trading firm with offices worldwide are looking to expand their in-house trading team with a talented software developer well-versed in modern C++.

    Enjoying high levels of autonomy, the successful candidate will design, develop and implement a low-latency, high-frequency trading platform. You will also contribute to the development and optimization of large-scale parallel computation problems involving large amounts of shared data, and improve performance by optimizing the efficiency of machine learning-based algorithms.

    The ideal candidate will be comfortable managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and possess exceptional communication skills in English, both verbal and written.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • 5+ years of practical experience in C++ and 3 years with Python
    • Professional experience of C++ 11/14/17
    • Strong proficiency with data structures, algorithms, and OOP
    • Sound experience using other programming languages, such as Java
    • Solid working knowledge of Linux and SQL
    • Self-starter, with a passion for innovation and building systems from scratch

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary + bonuses; they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Benefits including medical insurance and gym membership
    • Collaborative and friendly environment with smart, highly engaged colleagues
    • Relaxed, dress-down office culture, with breakfast, lunch and snacks provided
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  • Ultra-Low Latency C++ Developer

    Leading Quant-Driven Market-Maker

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    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, Chicago, 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 of assets every day.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    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 – they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Collaborative and friendly environment with highly engaged colleagues
    • Culture of trust, innovation and scientific rigour
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  • Network/Software Engineer

    Leading Quant-Driven Market-Maker

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Fantastic opportunity for a talented engineer with expert coding skills and experience of large-scale computers to join the Research Technology team at this tech-savvy algorithmic trading firm. Working hand-in-hand with researchers, this full stack team strives to make their system as performant, reliant and transparent as possible.

    This is a role where you can make an immediate impact, and it has a varied workload: from designing the next datacentre, to tuning operating systems, storage and networks, to writing efficient distribution software for the compute cluster.

    The successful candidate will be an experienced developer with hands-on experience in computer networks who can’t wait to get to work on growing one of the biggest private compute clusters out there.

    Requirements

    • Excellent coding skills; recent Python and one or more statically typed language would be ideal
    • Deep knowledge of networks (design, configuration, monitoring, automation, etc.)
    • 4+ years’ experience in a similar setting; finance experience not necessary
    • Knowledge of the full tech stack – network, hardware, OS, software
    • Bonus points for exposure to at least one machine learning framework and compute offload device, such as GPUs

    Benefits

    • Competitive compensation package
    • Solve complex problems from the ground up; ideas from everyone are encouraged and evaluated
    • Generous benefits package, including life & health insurance, pension, onsite gym, yoga, climbing wall, pool & table tennis and regular staff social events

    Salary

    up to £150k base + bonus

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  • Systems Reliability Engineer

    Leading Quant-Driven Market-Maker

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    This is a superb opportunity for a well-organised and pragmatic engineer with a passion for concise, efficient code to join the team who design, develop and maintain the infrastructure at this tech-savvy algorithmic trading firm.

    A complex and involved role, you will be designing, developing and striving to always improve the platforms and tooling, and also automating complex processes to reduce manual tasks. You will maintain the current infrastructure and tooling while constantly evaluating new technologies and techniques, choosing those which could be applicable.

    The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record with a scientific degree from a top-tier university, have a minimum of three years’ experience as a DevOps Engineer where you designed tools to automate processes for your team and the wider business.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • Demonstrable previous experience of automation, e.g. tools you developed, what impact they had, etc.
    • Excellent development skills using Python or Go
    • At least one of the following: Linux, networking, storage technologies
    • Experience of standard development tools, e.g. git, IDEs, CI/CD, test-driven techniques
    • Previous exposure to one of the following would be highly desirable: containerisation; monitoring applications; logging tools; configuration management; knowledge of trading systems.

    Benefits

    • Competitive compensation package
    • Challenging work within a truly flat structure; ideas from everyone are encouraged and evaluated
    • Generous benefits package, including life & health insurance, pension, onsite gym, yoga, climbing wall, pool & table tennis and regular staff social events

    Salary:

    up to £120k

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  • Linux Systems Engineer

    Leading Quant-Driven Market-Maker

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Fantastic opportunity for a pragmatic Linux engineer with expert skills in infrastructure systems engineering to join a talented team at this tech-savvy algorithmic trading firm.

    A complex and involved role, you will be designing, developing and striving to always improve the platforms and tooling, and also automating complex processes to reduce manual tasks. You will maintain the current infrastructure and tooling while constantly evaluating new technologies and techniques, choosing those which could be applicable.

    The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record with a scientific degree from a top-tier university, have more than three years’ experience as a Linux or Site Reliability Engineer background and be passionate about open source technologies.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • Excellent engineering skills on Linux with experience of developing automated builds and patching cycles, rolling new kernels and fixing open-source tools
    • Expert at shell scripting and the ability to write code in Python (or other OO)
    • Experience with configuration management and deployment (Puppet, Ansible, etc.)
    • Hands-on experience with one or more distributed systems (e.g. Elasticsearch, Cortex or Cassandra)
    • Previous exposure to one of the following would be highly desirable: containerisation; monitoring applications; logging tools; production experience with cloud-based providers; knowledge of trading systems.

    Benefits

    • Competitive compensation package
    • Challenging work within a truly flat structure; ideas from everyone are encouraged and evaluated
    • Generous benefits package, including life & health insurance, pension, onsite gym, yoga, climbing wall, pool & table tennis and regular staff social events

    Salary:

    up to £120k

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  • C++ Senior Software Developer

    Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    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.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    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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  • Low-Latency C++ Developer

    Leading Quant-Driven Market-Maker

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    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 of assets every day. Employee turnover is below 5% / ten digit amount of equity capital.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    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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  • Software Engineer (Any OO)

    Systematic Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    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 – they rely 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.

    This is an entirely UK-based fund and is one of the best performing systematic prop funds over the last 10 years. All of the major decision-makers are based in London – which is a very rare advantage.

    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.

    This role is business facing; working with 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.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    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
    • 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 multithreaded 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

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  • Full Stack Developer

    Global HFT Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    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.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • 2+ years of Python experience/SQL and non-SQL DBs
    • Sound experience in developing Rest Endpoints
    • Strong experience in (or desire to learn) 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

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  • C++ Engineer – New York/Chicago

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago,New York

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for an expert C++ Engineer to join their core UI team, whose projects include applications for real-time trading and generation of information-rich visualizations based on archived data.

    Developers here are highly valued and well-rewarded for hard work, and as a result, are some of the brightest minds from across the trading, tech and start-up industries. This team serves the UI needs across the business, and this role will involve writing highly optimized code for high-performance back-ends running on Linux to process huge amounts of data. There will also be an opportunity to do full-stack work, contributing to the C++ front-end code for Qt desktop applications, as well as Typescript/React for web applications.

    Here, technology is viewed as key to their continued success. The successful C++ Engineer will be passionate about development, have a strong work ethic and be motivated to continually learn and improve.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • Minimum 4+ years’ modern C++ development experience (C++ 11/14/17)
    • Solid experience of Linux and low-level systems programming
    • Knowledge of and ability to develop scalable back-end services
    • Skilled at writing reliable code, and providing code review feedback to others
    • Bonus points for any of: Typescript/Javascript, React, Qt, Python

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary: up to $300k + bonus

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  • Production Engineer – New York/Chicago

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago,New York

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for a pragmatic Production Engineer to join one of their most established teams, where you’ll take ownership of post-trading analysis and operational issues.

    Developers here are highly valued and well-rewarded for hard work, and as a result, are some of the brightest minds from across the trading, tech and start-up industries. This role will involve working with colleagues across the business, writing and maintaining a complex Python infrastructure to make the deployment process for production trading scalable, fault-tolerant and automated. You will also identify and fix issues which prevent trading of deployment of new code.

    Here, technology is viewed as key to their continued success, where traders and software engineers work on their own proprietary trading algorithms. If you would value having the autonomy to pursue your own projects to help the team’s trading, and manage your own workload, this role would be perfect for you.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • 3+ years’ hands-on C++ programming experience, plus proficiency in Python
    • Able to carry out complex debugging, design work and problem-solving
    • Strong track record of owning and driving forward mission-critical systems
    • Skilled at managing priorities with the ability to switch between multiple projects at once
    • Bonus points for trading industry experience

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary: up to $300k + bonus

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  • Frontend Developer, Post-Trade Automation – New York

    Global Quant Firm

    New York

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for a talented engineer to join the core development team designing and building a leading-edge post-trade processing platform.

    Developers here are highly valued and well-rewarded for hard work, and as a result, are some of the brightest minds from across the trading, tech and start-up industries. This role will involve working with users to understand their needs and translate them into user-friendly solutions using robust, reliable code.

    Here, technology is viewed as key to their continued success. The ideal candidate will have significant web development skills, including JavaScript / React / Redux on the front-end, and Python or C++ on the back-end. You will also be passionate about designing beautiful frontends, enjoyed by all who use them.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • 5+ years’ hands-on development experience
    • Strong coding skills; able to write reliable, readable code and provide feedback to colleagues on code reviews
    • Proficient in one or more of: Javascript, React or Redux
    • Bonus points for Python backend frameworks, such as Tornado or Django
    • Experience with databases and/or unit testing

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits package
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary: up to $300k + bonus

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  • Trading System Developer (Java)

    Leading Quant-Driven Market-Maker

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    This is a superb opportunity for a well-organised and pragmatic engineer with a passion for concise, efficient code to join the team which develops and operates the off-exchange trading system and products at this tech-savvy algorithmic trading firm.

    This is a high impact role, where you will be maintaining and extending the JVM-based networking platform in order for it to integrate with new trading venues and adapt to new asset classes. You will also be implementing new cross-asset pricing features.

    The successful Trading System Developer will be an expert Java developer – your in-depth understanding of the inner workings of modern JVMs will be invaluable, particularly around performance optimisation.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • 3+ years’ professional experience of writing Java and/or Kotlin
    • Strong testing skills and understanding of its importance
    • Proactive and adept at managing multiple projects
    • Highly numerate, with fantastic problem-solving skills
    • Finance experience NOT necessary
    • Ideal candidate would have some UI experience, preferably React

    Benefits

    • Competitive compensation package
    • Challenging work within a truly flat structure; ideas from everyone are encouraged and evaluated
    • Very direct impact on the PnL, with very little bureaucracy
    • Generous benefits package, including life & health insurance, pension, onsite gym, yoga, climbing wall, pool & table tennis and regular staff social events

    Salary: up to £130k base + bonus

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  • Python Engineer – HFT

    Leading Quant Fund | London

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    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 dynamic software engineer to join one of their most successful quant trading teams. Collaborating extensively with traders and other technologists, you’ll design, write and maintain a complex Python infrastructure. This role is as front office as developers come within the firm without being a Quant.

    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.

    Financial experience is not essential; just a willingness to learn and learn quickly.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • Solid knowledge of Python and Linux. Some C++ preferable
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, ability 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; they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Collaborative and rewarding work environment and culture
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner
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  • Quantitative Developer (Python)

    Global Quant Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is seeking a Python QD to join one of their growing trading teams where you will draw on both your superb problem-solving skills and your proven track record with large data sets. This is a great opportunity to work in a cross-asset team which is one of the most successful at the firm.

    Collaborating extensively with talented researchers and technologists, you will develop new research infrastructure and look at ways to improve the production systems that power the business. Working in a dynamic, energetic environment, finding solutions to complex technical problems will enable productivity to increase and the entire business to grow.

    Technology is viewed as a crucial component of their continued success. The successful quantitative developer will be passionate about development, highly driven and excel when given ownership of projects and responsibilities.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • Solid experience working with Python on large distributed systems
    • Strong Linux platform skills
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary

    up to £120k + bonus

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  • Senior Software Engineer – C++/Python

    Global News and Market Data Producer

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    My client is one of the world’s largest producers of news and market data; ingesting millions of news stories every day from external feeds and social media in order to keep their customers informed.

    The team

    This is a new Data Science Platform team with members in London and New York, responsible for designing and building scalable infrastructure and tools to ingest trading data from different asset classes into a PostgreSQL/Citus-based trade store. They also develop a data toolkit for clients to query trading data and are widely involved in the larger data science community.

    The role

    Collaborating closely with other engineering teams, you will be taking ownership of the full development lifecycle. You will design, build and release robust, scalable new features to clients without compromising system stability. You will be a real team player, keen to drive the use of new technologies and enthusiastic about sharing your knowledge.

    Their tech stack is mostly C++ and Python on Linux (with occasional UI work in JavaScript) and you’ll be using industry best practice for testing, automation, and CI/CD (CMake, Google Tests, Pytest, Jenkins, Git etc.).

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***

    Requirements

    • Strong experience in C++ 11/14 and/or Python
    • Sound knowledge of industry best practices for testing, automation and CI/CD
    • Solid experience of managing large-scale projects and/or working with multiple stakeholders to deliver business value
    • Excellent communication skills at all levels, both technical and non-technical
    • Bonus points for any of the following: database technologies such as PostgreSQL, Citus, Greenplum; distributed systems; multithreaded apps; data science frameworks

    Perks

    • Feel valued – develop impactful solutions to highly complex problems using the latest technologies
    • Truly collaborative culture across all engineering teams
    • Strong base salaries + bonus
    • Flexible work environment
    • Internal training

    Salary

    £150k base + bonus

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  • Software Engineer (Python/Java/C++)

    Global Quant Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for a tech-savvy software engineer to join an growing global team designing and building a leading-edge post-trade processing platform. This is a very strategic build out, and the successful candidate will be the only member of the team in London, so very strong communication skills are needed and the ability to work well on your own.

    Developers here are highly valued and well-rewarded for hard work, and as a result, are some of the brightest minds from across the trading, tech and start-up industries. This role would suit someone who thrives in an autonomous position with large amounts of project ownership, while being part of a larger, collaborative team.

    They see technology as a key component of their continued success. The ideal candidate will have significant experience with SQL databases and messaging solutions (such as Kafka) and be a skilled communicator.

    NO finance experience is necessary.

    Role

    • Design and develop a next-generation post-trade system
    • Design and develop software components, such as trade reconciliations, and tool to analyse trading activity involving Big Data
    • Work closely with users and core tech team to gather requirements and translate them into robust system design

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • Minimum 5+ years’ hands-on development experience in Python, Java or C++
    • Strong knowledge of data architecture, software design and best coding practices
    • Bonus points for supporting middle and back office functions (e.g. trade, position, locates, settlements management, inter-departmental workflows)
    • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, where accuracy is crucial
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary

    up to £150k + bonus

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  • Hardware Production Engineer – Sydney

    Global Quant Firm

    Sydney

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for a pragmatic Hardware Production Engineer to join a new team, where you’ll take ownership of trading analysis and operational issues. This is a brand new office which is being built around an industry legend.

    Developers here are highly valued and well-rewarded for hard work, and as a result, they attract the brightest minds from across the trading, tech and start-up industries. This role will involve working with colleagues across the business, writing and maintaining the C++, SystemVerilog and Python infrastructure to make the deployment process for production trading scalable and fault-tolerant. You will also identify and fix issues which prevent trading or deployment of new code.

    Technology is viewed as key to their continued success, where traders and software engineers work on their own proprietary trading algorithms. If you value having the autonomy to pursue your own projects and manage your own workload, this role would be perfect for you.

    Requirements

    • Minimum 2+ years’ C++ programming experience OR at least one year’s experience with Verilog/SystemVerilog/VHDL, plus proficiency in Python
    • Exceptional attention to detail; adept at managing and debugging complex hardware-based production processes
    • Strong track record of owning and driving forward mission-critical systems
    • Skilled at managing priorities with the ability to switch between multiple projects at once

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary: up to $300k + bonus

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  • Python Web Developer – Chicago/New York

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago / New York

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for an experienced Python Web Developer to join their core UI team as they branch out into new styles of trading. Projects include building fast, information-rich web applications that users love to engage with, for areas such as real-time trading and visualization, monitoring trading systems and managing system configuration.

    This is a high impact role where you will collaborate extensively with users to ensure the robust, scalable back-ends for the web apps you write meet their needs and are user-friendly. You will also work closely with front-end developers on the overall architecture and APIs, plus you will share your knowledge of best practices as you mentor other back-end developers.

    Here, technology is viewed as crucial to their continued success. The successful Python Web Developer will be passionate about development, with a strong work ethic, and the drive to continually learn and improve.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • 5+ years’ Python back-end development experience
    • Strong experience in at least one Python web framework (FastAPI, Tornado, Django, etc.)
    • Deep-level understanding of architecture and best practices for web applications
    • Solid knowledge of methods of communicating data to web apps (REST, GraphQL, websockets, etc.)
    • Proficiency with API testing frameworks/TDD
    • Bonus points for any of: Linux, UI/UX, Docker/Jenkins/Ansible, front-end tech, e.g. React, Javascript, HTML

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary: Flexible for the right candidate

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  • React Developer – Chicago/New York

    Global Quant Firm

    Chicago / New York

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for an experienced React Developer to join their core UI team as they branch out into new styles of trading. Projects include using Typescript/React/Redux to build fast, information-rich web applications that users love to engage with, for areas such as real-time trading and visualization, monitoring trading systems and managing system configuration.

    This is a high impact role where you will collaborate extensively with users to ensure the robust, scalable front-ends you write meet their needs and are user-friendly. You will work closely with C++/Python back-end developers on the overall architecture and APIs, and, should you be interested in full-stack development, there is the opportunity to contribute to back-end code as well.

    Here, technology is viewed as crucial to their continued success. The successful React Developer will be passionate about front-end development, enjoys staying on the cutting edge of what’s happening in the Javascript/React world, and is an asset to the team through knowledge sharing and mentoring.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

    Requirements

    • Highly proficient in React and Redux, modern Javascript, HTML5, and CSS
    • Prior knowledge of UI/UX design
    • Deep-level understanding of building high-performance Javascript applications
    • Skilled at writing reliable, readable code; able to give code review feedback
    • Familiar with unit testing front-end code with Jest or similar
    • Experience of /willingness to learn back-end development in Python (Tornado/FastAPI/Django) is a plus
    • Bonus points for Linux and/or trading industry experience

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + bonus
    • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
    • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
    • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Salary: Flexible for the right candidate

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  • Trade Operations Analyst

    Sophisticated Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Summary

    High-frequency prop trading firm with offices worldwide are looking to expand one of their in-house trading teams with a talented Trade Operations Analyst well-versed in Python scripting.

    Enjoying high levels of autonomy, you can expect a varied workload. The successful candidate will design, develop and implement tools to improve trading monitoring and manage ongoing projects with various support teams. You will also monitor live trading, coordinate software/hardware upgrades, and resolve any discrepancies with trading positions, broker statements and internal applications.

    The ideal candidate will be equally comfortable working independently and in a team, capable of managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and be a strong communicator.

    *Strong Python skills are essential* / *This will not turn into a trading role*

    Requirements

    • 3+ years’ practical experience, with Python scripting skills
    • Sound analytical and problem-solving abilities, with track record of making data-driven strategic decisions
    • Proficient working knowledge of PnL and Risk reporting applications
    • Ability to identify slow exchange sessions and deploy replacements
    • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM subject from a top-tier university

    Benefits

    • Market-leading salary + performance-based bonuses
    • Generous benefits package, including medical insurance and gym membership
    • Collaborative and friendly environment with smart, highly engaged colleagues
    • Relaxed, dress-down office culture, with breakfast, lunch and snacks provided

    Salary: £165,000 + bonus

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