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  • UI GUI Developer – Hong Kong

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Hong Kong

    New Listing

    Summary:

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

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

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

    Requirements​:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Sydney

    New Listing

    Summary:

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

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

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

    Requirements​:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Sydney

    New Listing

    Summary:

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

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

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

    Requirements​:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    Sydney

    New Listing

    Summary:

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

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

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

    Requirements​:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Global Trading Firm

    London

    New Listing

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

    Role Includes

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

    What You’ll Need

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

    Desired

    • Knowledge of SQL.
    • Apache Kafka/Apache Spark experience.
    • Full stack development experience using Angular/React, Javascript, HTML5, as well as GraphQL.
    • Experience with the whole product lifecycle.
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quality Engineer / Quality Manager

    Recruitment Platform Start-Up

    London

    New Listing

    If you’re super smart, super driven and just a little bit different from the norm, then you would be perfect as the new Quality Engineer at this profitable start-up.

    They are revolutionising the recruitment process with their innovative end-to-end hiring platform. Since its launch in 2017, the size of the company has quadrupled; they’re keen to grow even further, so this is a great time to join.

    Currently they’re looking for a talented Quality Engineer – or Quality Manager, depending on experience – to join their dynamic and friendly London team.

    The Role

    You will be responsible for the software quality assurance systems and processes of a rapidly growing team, devising and executing a test automation strategy, and carrying out manual testing when appropriate. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in the hiring and managing of further team members.

    The ideal candidate will be a really motivated self-starter, with strong commercial QA experience, who can start ASAP!

    Key Skills Required

    • 2+ years’ commercial experience working in software quality assurance, or leading QA efforts
    • Outstanding organisational skills, with great attention to detail and a driven, proactive approach to achieve perfection
    • Experience implementing and continuously improving a quality assurance process
    • Working knowledge of deploying automated testing solutions
    • Fantastic communication skills (both verbal and written)

    Benefits

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

      If you think you’re a suitable candidate for the role and would like further info, please contact:

    • Sam Forrest
      sam.forrest@oxfordknight.co.uk
      020 3475 5014
      linkedin.com/in/spforrest/

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Infrastructure Engineer – Dublin

    Equities Fund

    Dublin

    New Listing

    Salary: €80,000 – €130,000 base + substantial bonus

    6-20 years’ experience

     

    Job description:

    Client

    Fabulous opportunity for a senior infrastructure engineer to join a global multi-strategy fund in their Dublin office. Not your average hedge fund, they have built their own core infrastructure platform that allows its traders to pursue unique investment strategies, consistently delivering high quality returns independent of the general market.

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

    Role

    You will join a multidisciplinary team solving real business problems. The platform and infrastructure team covers both engineering and operations and its responsibilities include: data modelling, database tuning & query optimization for SQL/no-SQL/columnar databases, real-time messaging and stream processing, HPC job scheduling and workflow management.

    Skills and Experience Required

    They are keen to see candidates who have worked in two or more of the following areas:

    • Real time messaging & stream processing, including products such as kafka, pulsar, pravega, AWS sqs, GCP pubsub
    • HPC job scheduling, including environments at scale (billions of jobs/week or month) and products such as HTCondor, slurm, spectrum LSF, nomad, AWS batch
    • Workflow management & batch processing, including products such as airflow, nifi, gnubatch, GCP cloud composer, AWS sagemaker
    • Container Orchestration (Kubernetes), including Docker & registries
    • Storage Systems, including deploying and managing petabyte-scale systems and products such as GPFS, Lustre, Ceph, GCP PDs
    • Linux, including use of configuration management systems (saltstack, ansible), understanding of linux kernel components and troubleshooting
    • Software Engineering: OO development (using Python), git and CI/CD concepts

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Generous benefits package, including relocation if required
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Python Software Engineer

    Equities Fund

    London

    New Listing

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

    3-20 years’ experience

     

    Job description:

    Client

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

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

    Role

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

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

    Skills and Experience Required

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

    Benefits & Incentives

    • Strong salary + bonuses
    • Work-from-home opportunities
    • Collaborative culture and an exciting place to work
    • Generous benefits package
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Kubernetes Software Engineer – London

    K8s, Golang, Docker, Cloud, Agile

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Tier 1 Investment Bank

    London

    New Listing

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

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

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

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

    Required:

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

    Nice to have:

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

    Benefits:

    • Tier 2 visa transfer
    • Up to £120k
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Front-End Engineer

    HTML, CSS, Javascript - Digital Health

    London

    New Listing

    Summary:

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

    The Role:

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

    • Collaborative culture with opportunities to grow
    • Stock options
    • Incentives including: flexible working hours; gourmet coffee, snacks & fruit in the office and discounted gym membership
    • Private healthcare and life assurance cover
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Software Developer – ultra-low latency HFT

    Electronic Market Making

    London

    New Listing

    1-20 years of experience

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

    Job Description:

    Client:

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

    Role:

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

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

    Skills and Experience Required:

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

    Benefits and Incentives:

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

    Salary:

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

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Java Developer

    Multi-Asset Trading Firm

    London

    New Listing

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

    Responsibilities include:

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

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

     

    Unable to sponsor visas.

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  • Java 11 Software Developer – Berlin

    AI Start-Up

    Berlin

    New Listing

    0-10 years’ experience

    Job Summary: Using the latest technologies, you will be working alongside an incredibly strong tech team for an AI tech start-up voted one of the ‘top start-ups to watch’ world-wide.

    Job Description:

    Client:
    With substantial Series-A funding behind them, it’s time to expand. With offices in San Francisco and Vancouver, they are doubling their Berlin office from 4 techies to 8 in the coming months. Founded by senior members of a household tech firm, they have the credentials and track record of turning a start-up into a global superpower tech firm. Their AI-powered platform aggregates and analyses information from all sources in the supply chain, providing insight and visibility into consumer demand. They can tell you what, when and how much stock you need – so you don’t have to guess.

    Role:
    You’d be using Java 11 and Python 3 on the back end – React on the front end – in a very product-driven software development position, making a big impact on the codebase and direction of the product and company.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • Strong algorithms and computer science fundamentals
    • Java or Python experience is an advantage but not a hard requirement
    • Good communication skills
    • Willingness to learn and be pragmatic about technologies

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Flexible working and hours (e.g. 2 days/week from home)
    • Substantial stock on offer
    • Substantial impact on the direction of the company

    Salary:

    <100,000€ base + <2% stock

    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Specialties
      AI,CompSci,Java,Python,React
    • Salary

      <100,000€ base + <2% stock

    • Contact

      If you are interested to hear more about this role or other AI and tech firms in wider Europe, please don’t hesitate to get in touch:

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

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Head of Software

    Ethical AI Start-Up

    London

    New Listing

    Ethical start-up are looking for their Head of Software.

    You’ll be the first technical hire in this greenfield project. They are an early-stage start-up so you’ll be given lots of responsibility from the start. You’ll be responsible for the strategic planning and delivery of the product for the enterprise side of the business.

    The successful Head of Software will lead the planning and delivery of the company’s strategic software architecture/roadmap, including all aspects of the development lifecycle. You’ll report directly to the CEO.

    Responsibilities

    • Become the subject-matter expert for the product, supporting the Sales teams with customer development and Operations with their support activities.
    • Manage the end-to-end software development lifecycle based on given business objectives.
    • Take personal ownership for working with Product Management & Operations Deployment to create and maintain a product roadmap that delivers real innovation and business value to customers.
    • Research the external environment, and, where appropriate, identify and recommend alternative methodologies for the development and delivery of suitable software for applications.

    Requirements

    • A BSc/MSc in Computer Science from a top-tier university
    • 5+ years’ commercial experience
    • Experience leading teams in an agile environment
    • Hands-on coding experience in any object-oriented language (their stack is Python, Angular, Node.js)
    • AI/ML knowledge; experience of creating ML logic patterns
    • Greenfield project experience is a bonus
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Mission Critical Network Engineer – Amsterdam

    Leading HFT Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

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

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

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

    Rewards and Incentives 

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

    Leading HFT Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Rewards and Incentives 

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

    Leading HFT Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

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

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Rewards and Incentives 

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

    Systematic Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    Leading Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

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

    Requirements

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

    Desirable Skills

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

    Thriving IoT Tech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

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

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

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Perks:

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

    Salary:

    £70k – 90k base + stock

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Engineering Manager

    Thriving IoT Tech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

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

    They have an ambitious hiring plan for the coming year and are looking for talented engineers to join their fast-growing London team. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a team of 5-10 engineers, delivering customer-driven solutions. The ideal candidate will have a successful background as an engineer, but will also understand the value of team culture, communication and collaboration.

    You and your team will handle a variety of challenges, ranging from aggregating data from thousands of sensors to presenting the data in ways that provide customers with actionable insights. You will also be building out new user interfaces for both web and mobile platforms, and much more!

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

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrated experience delivering software, leading teams and managing engineers
    • Strong OO experience
    • Exceptional written and verbal technical communication skills
    • Enjoy developing new/improving current products based on understanding users’ needs

    Perks:

    • High impact role in a collaborative environment
    • Competitive salary + stock options
    • Generous compensation package, including medical insurance, free catered lunches, unlimited snacks & fruit, monthly commuter benefit

    Salary:

    >£120k base + stock

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  • Full Stack Engineer

    Innovative Electronic Trading Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary

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

    The Role

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits:

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

    Systematic Asset Trading Platform

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Role:

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

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

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

    Benefits?

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

    Requirements?

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

    Commodities - Financial Trading

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Requirements:

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

    Rewards and Incentives:

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

    Tier 1 Investment Bank

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

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

    Job Summary:

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

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

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

    The Person:

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

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

    Skills and Experience Required:

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

    Benefits & Incentives:

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

    Tech-Driven Fintech

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    The Company:

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

    The Role:

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

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

    Requirements:

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

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

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  • Security Engineer / SecOps Engineer

    Growing Global Fintech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary:

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

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

    Role:

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

    • Have an impact in shaping a business
    • Generous compensation and stock options
    • Work in an early-stage start up that is already profitable
    • Your choice of equipment: MacBook Pro or Dell XPS
    • Meritocratic working environment
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  • Rust Low Latency Developer – London w/ potential for Remote Work

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    This role is in an exciting crypto-based HFT exchange based in London. It involves developing exchange technologies excelling past current solutions. A key responsibility will be exceptionally increasing the performance of the exchange technologies, e.g. by risk auditing and systems configuration.

    Tech: Rust/C/C++/Java

    Responsibilities:

    • Developer the fastest derivative exchange platform
    • Build engaging elements for users, e.g. funds and HFTs
    • Excel in a team of scientists and quants

    Qualifications:

    • Expert in low-latency hardware with time-series databases
    • Computer Science degree
    • Rust programming experience
    • Skills in other OO languages, such as C++ or Java

    Benefits:

    • Good compensation
    • Opportunity to work on new technologies
    • Slight opportunity for remote working
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  • Full Stack Golang Senior Software Developers

    Leader in Industrial IoT

    London

    Posted 2 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    This IoT firm has an exciting senior full stack role in their London office, which focuses on leading the design/development across a wide area to benefit current/future customers. This is an exciting opportunity to work at a firm where hardware meets software to create real-time visibility and AI for operations across multiple industries. Developers will architect data structures, display analytics on cloud platforms and more.

    The firm has had over half a billion dollars invested to allow their customers to access highly accurate information about their commercial fleets and more. Features include real-time logistical tracking and security alerts if required.

    Tech: Golang/Typescript/React/GraphQL

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain a system weekly for the fleet optimization for millions of vehicles
    • Develop a messaging platform end to end
    • Gamify driver experience from quality metrics from vehicle sensor data

    Qualifications:

    • 4+ years of working on production applications
    • Computer Science degree
    • Any OO experience, preferably in Golang
    • Full stack skills, e.g. Typescript & React

    Benefits:

    • Monthly commuter benefit
    • Free catered lunches
    • Tech hub locations, including San Francisco
    • High compensation
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  • HFT Systems Developer

    Prop Market Maker

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Summary:

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

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Culture / Benefits:

    • Excellent bonus potential and compensation
    • Relaxed, informal, yet highly rewarding work culture
    • No dress code, catered offices and regular social events
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
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  • Senior Software Engineer – London

    AI/Computer Vision Construction Start-Up

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Construction tech company with offices in London are using AI and computer vision to not only improve productivity of construction projects but to revolutionise the landscape of the construction industry as a whole.

    Role

    Senior full stack engineer needed for the London office, where you’ll be working with all London-based clients to translate their needs into new software tools. You’ll work alongside computer vision scientists to turn algorithms into production quality software to be used in billion-pound projects.

    As a full-stack engineer you’ll have lots of responsibilities in a highly varied role: from using Python to design distributed computing pipelines, to configuring and deploying the AWS-based stack, to developing web apps with vue.js or node.js.

    As one of the first engineers on site you’ll also shape the culture of the growing team of future engineers.

    Requirements

    • Ability to work independently and make important decisions with minimal supervision
    • Strong product mind with the ability to build pragmatic solutions that provide user value
    • Computer vision is something that excites you and you want to take it from the lab and put it into real-life problems
    • You have experience with the following: data structures, storage systems, cloud infrastructure, front-end frameworks
    • You’re from a strong engineering background. i.e. Comp Sci, Maths, Software Engineering or Physics

    Desirable

    • You have experience in AWS stacks
    • You can code in Python, and have used TensorFlow and pyTorch
    • You’re familiar with front-end frameworks, such as Javascript
    • Experience in a start-up

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary and equity package
    • Bi-annual company wide hack week – a week off work where you can work on whatever you like and present it to the company
    • Ability to train and develop yourself as the company develops itself, e.g. if you’re interested in AI and computer vision and want to learn more, the company will sponsor you for an online nanodegree
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  • Trading Systems Analyst

    Tech-Driven Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    The Client

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

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

    The Role

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

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

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

    Key Skills Required

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

    Benefits

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

    Exciting Health-Tech Start-Up

    Cambridge

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    This is a great opportunity for a driven developer who enjoys using cutting-edge techniques to build serverless web applications. If you like to be involved in key decisions and have a significant influence in the structure of frontend development, this is the perfect time to become part of this dynamic team.

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

    The successful candidate will be agile and a critical thinker. Initially your work will be focused on an important nationwide project. Going forward, the successful Senior Front-End Developer will be expanding and building upon this work, with full ownership of direction and innovation.

    Responsibilities:

    • Implementation of a brand new serverless web-based application using React.JS
    • Further development of new frontends for future projects
    • Working with the CTO to devise the strategy for frontend development
    • Help in the hiring of frontend developers and building a team around you

    Requirements:

    • Solid understanding of serverless architecture, with a preference for AWS
    • Strong Javascript background, with knowledge of React framework
    • Experience with HTML and CSS
    • Good communication skills to be able to converse with clinical researchers

    Benefits & Incentives:

    • Join an early-stage start-up at exciting stage of its growth
    • Competitive salary + bonus
    • Flexible working / working from home opportunities
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  • Senior SecOps Engineer – Cambridge

    Exciting Health-Tech Start-Up

    Cambridge

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Summary:

    This is a great opportunity for a driven engineer who enjoys proactively monitoring and maintaining the security of cloud systems. If you like to be involved in key decisions and have a significant influence over building the security aspect of information systems, this is the perfect time to become part of this dynamic team.

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

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

    Responsibilities:

    • Taking ownership of the implementation and management of security operations within projects. Including: hardened images, patching and updating, vulnerability scanning, threat management, logging and monitoring
    • Networking with other security professionals to stay up to date with latest threats
    • Part of the team responsible for responding to, and learning from incidents
    • Develop the strategy for information systems security throughout the firm

    Requirements:

    • Solid understanding of threat intelligence and management
    • Experience building new security monitoring and management systems
    • Experience identifying weaknesses and threats with large amounts of logs
    • Ability to present findings to people with no technical expertise

    Benefits & Incentives:

    • Join an early-stage start-up at exciting stage of its growth
    • Competitive salary + bonus
    • Flexible working / working from home opportunities
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Specialties
      AWS,SecOps
    • Contact

      If this sounds like you, or you’re interested to hear more about this role, please don’t hesitate to get in touch:

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

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  • Python – Trading Systems Developer

    Global Quant Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Summary

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

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

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

    Requirements

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

     Benefits

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

    Salary

    up to £150k + bonus

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  • Site Reliability Engineer

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Summary:

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

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

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

    Requirements​:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Global Quant Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Summary

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

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

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

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

    Requirements

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

     Benefits

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

    Salary

    up to £150k + bonus

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  • C++ Systems Developer

    Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    If you are an experienced C++ software engineer, your talent will not be better valued than with the following global news and information/market data leader. Be exposed to novel business problems, immersed in full lifecycle development, and rewarded generously for your work.

    Client:

    My client is a C++ house with almost 200 offices worldwide – a testament to the unparalleled edge they hold in C++ real-time development. They create pioneering technology quickly and effectively to offer users the best news provider service for the business and financial world. Their current services have transformed communication within global markets, and new software facilities are continuously being developed.

    The Role:

    You will build and enhance my client’s trading platforms through all stages of the process – gathering requirements, building, testing, and deployment. The C++ developer will be highly hands-on, hard-working, and eager to promote the success of the company.

    This particular London team develops libraries, toolkits, frameworks and servers used by thousands of application developers to write high quality and effective applications. They are now looking for a strong developer to build the next generation of toolkits and enhance the existing framework, used by hundreds of thousands of clients every day.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • 4+ years’ experience in C++ development; they are using a lot of modern C++ (C++11 onwards) and are keen to adopt C++14/17 as soon as they are released. Keen for people to understand what goes on inside a computer – CPU experience is very attractive.
    • You’ll even see some C++20 features in their code base!
    • Good knowledge of Unix/Linux – interest in Linux command line is a plus
    • Experience in multi-threaded low latency systems
    • Solid computer science fundamental knowledge
    • Finance experience isn’t required

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Sponsorship for, and relocation package to London provided (if required)
    • Typical 9-6pm working hours (flexibility offered)
    • Informal and collaborative environment
    • Strong base salaries / sign ons / bonuses
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  • Reliability Engineer

    Market-Leading Quantitative Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

    Job Summary:

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

    Role:

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

    Technical Skills Required:

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

    Salary:

    up to £130k base + bonus

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  • Python Quant Researcher

    Tech-Driven Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Wks Ago

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

    How you will make an impact:

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

    Requirements:

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

    Visa sponsorship available.

    Salary: up to £140k + strong bonuses

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  • Senior Developer – London

    Health-Tech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 4 Wks Ago

    Exciting health-tech start-up based in London are looking for a smart Senior Developer who wants to fix real problems that patients and staff face daily. You’ll be working to deliver new products and features, fixing bugs, and working with the CTO very closely as well as the rest of the development team.

    You will also do site visits to potential customers and clients to have an input into how the product works. You’ll help interview future team members, lead the development across the whole stack, as well as contributing to long-term decisions for the company.

    Needs

    • 3+ years’ development experience (as well as testing and database experience)
    • Knowledge of at least two languages (proficient in one and working ability in the other is fine)
    • Experience doing code reviews
    • The ability to bring new ideas to the company and challenge past and present ways of thinking

    Desirable

    • Experience with AWS/Azure
    • Experience in a start-up environment or the healthcare industry
    • Experience setting up and maintaining CI/CD pipelines

    Benefits

    • Competitive, experience-based salary
    • Weekly lunches and monthly dinners
    • Free breakfast
    • Share options
    • Annual retreat
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  • London – Java Developer

    Fintech

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    London fintech, using cloud-based tech to help trading firms reduce their costs and enhance their returns, are looking for a Java Developer. Powered by their own cloud-native stack that they built up to make the most out of the cloud’s resilience, scalability and security.

    They’re looking for Java devs with a CompSci background keen to get stuck into a fast-paced start-up environment. Due to the company’s small stature, you’ll be tasked with many roles to begin with, but with the company’s complete transparency, you’ll be able to specialize down the line.

    Their vision is to become the market standard for capital efficiency, and they are redefining industry expectations by bringing a modern, consumer-grade experience to firms. They’ll only achieve this by hiring the strongest engineers who are passionate and are constantly looking to make a difference to the business.

    The Role

    Build the back-end services and calculation libraries to make the product function. You’ll predominantly be using Java, Kotlin and Maven. Also become familiar with AWS-based infrastructure.

    Engineer the foundations to enable the ability to operate on their hosted services, e.g. data security, market data feeds and the tools to onboard customers and manage their environments.

    Support the functionality of the brand, e.g. drilling in calculation results accuracy

    Requirements

    • Java – solid experience and knowledge of the Java foundations, frameworks, memory models & APIs
    • Computer science – strong knowledge of the fundamentals, data structures, algorithms and concurrent issues
    • Design – object-oriented design and analysis, ability to test, ability to make decisions for design trade-offs
    • Business knowledge – experience in capital markets, financial industry awareness, knowledge of risk metrics and trade lifecycles
    • Experience in building financial applications for business users

    Benefits

    • Health insurance
    • Company-funded training
    • Stock options
    • Travel insurance
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  • Java Developer

    Multi-Strategy Investment Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

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

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Culture / Benefits

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

    Salary:  

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

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  • London – Senior Software Engineer

    AI/Computer Vision Construction Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Have you ever wondered how buildings like The Shard or The Gherkin are built? Our clients have revolutionized construction around the world to make the construction of iconic buildings easier and more digitalized. Through the use of computer vision and AI, buildings like the upcoming 22 Bishopsgate – which will be the UK’s second tallest building – are utilizing tech to aid the productivity of construction. The team are a proudly diverse community of creative minds, including architects, software engineers, designers and AI researchers dedicated not only to building the skyline of London, but the skyline of the future as well.

    The Role

    Working in London with their client base, you’ll be tasked with understanding and translating their needs into new software. You’ll also work with computer vision scientists to develop algorithms and software suitable for billion-pound construction projects.

    As a full-stack engineer your role will be varied. You could be using either Python, configuring AWS-based stack or developing web apps using Vue.js or Node.js.

    As one of the first engineers in the London office – you’ll have the responsibility of defining the culture of future engineers whilst you nurture the rapidly growing team.

    Requirements

    • You’re able to work independently and have a strong product mindset with the desire to build solutions that offer value to the user
    • You’re excited by the prospect of taking computer vision from the lab to the real world in order to solve real-life problems
    • You’re familiar with data structures, storage systems, cloud infrastructure, front-end frameworks, and other technical tools
    • You have a strong engineering background or degree in computer science, maths, physics or software engineering

    Desirable

    • You’ve used Amazon AWS stacks
    • You’re able to write code in either Python or Javascript (familiarity with modern front-end frameworks)
    • You have experience in start-up cultures/environments

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary and equity package
    • Based in central London with flexible hours and health insurance – extra flexible if you have young children (or are planning to have children)
    • Bi-annual company-wide Hack Week – take time off work to develop any projects you’ve been working on in your spare time, then show them off to your colleagues
    • Grow with the company – take leadership courses so you can eventually manage your own team. Want to run your own workshop? They’ll set up the courses. Interested in AI and computer vision? Not only will you be working along side some of the best in the business but you could also be sponsored for a nanodegree through Udacity
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  • Systems DevOps Engineer – Geneva

    Commodities

    Geneva

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Salary: CHF (Swiss Francs) 130,000 base + bonus

    5 – 10 years of experience

    Job Summary: A Systems (DevOps) position working closely with the traders, brokers and analysts at a global energy and commodities firm in their Geneva office.

    Job Description:

    Role:

    You’ll be working closely with the traders, brokers and analysts to push an aggressive transformation to a better DevOps environment. The work is very greenfield; participating in the full development lifecycle from definition to design to delivery.

    A DevOps position, you’ll use Jenkins, Docker and Kubernetes.

    Client:

    An energy and commodities company with 40 offices worldwide. Their primary business is the trading and distribution of energy products globally; trading over seven million barrels of crude oil per day. The scale of operations means they face tough technical challenges to build reliable, fast and scalable systems.

    Skills and experience required:

    • 4 years minimum as a DevOps or Systems engineer
    • Experience with the likes of Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes and in cloud environments (AWS preferred)
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and communicate with the business

    Benefits and incentives:

    • Ownership of systems
    • Facing off to key stakeholders, this is a high-exposure position
    • Compensation will reflect the seniority and impact

    Reference: Geneva commodities

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  • React JS Software Developer – Geneva

    Commodities

    Geneva

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Salary: CHF (Swiss Francs) 130,000 base + bonus

    5 – 10 years of experience

    Job Summary: A front-end React position working closely with the traders, brokers and analysts at a global energy and commodities firm in their Geneva office.

    Job Description:

    Role:

    You’ll be working closely with the traders, brokers and analysts to build a new analytics platform. The work is very greenfield; after collecting the user’s requirements you’ll create prototypes before implementing them to the wider business.

    A front-end position, you’ll be working in React Javascript with Redux.

    Client:

    An energy and commodities company with 40 offices worldwide. Their primary business is the trading and distribution of energy products globally; trading over seven million barrels of crude oil per day. The scale of operations means they face tough technical challenges to build reliable, fast and scalable systems.

    Skills and experience required:

    • Extensive experience with React; ideally version 16.8 and above
    • Experience with Redux is beneficial
    • Financial or commodities experience is beneficial
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and communicate with the business

    Benefits and incentives:

    • Ownership of systems
    • Facing off to key stakeholders, this is a high-exposure position
    • Compensation will reflect the seniority and impact

    Reference: Geneva commodities

    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Specialties
      Commodities,React
    • Salary

      CHF (Swiss Francs) 130,000 base + bonus

    • Contact

      If you are interested to hear more about this role or the financial tech scene in wider Europe, please get in touch:

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

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  • Java Engineer (Trading Systems)

    Leading Prop Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

    Summary:

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

    Role:

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

    Required Skills:

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

    Perks:

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

    Salary:

    up to £140k base salary + annual bonus

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  • Low Latency C/C++ Developer

    Market-Making / Asset Management Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

    Benefits:

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

    Teams Hiring:

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

    Requirements:

    • Computer Science or STEM degree from a top global university
    • 2 years’ experience with C++ on UNIX (Python desirable)
    • Distributed systems
    • Multithreaded application design
    • TCP/IP Network protocol
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Junior Front Office Developer

    Award-Winning Fintech

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

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

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    Growing Fintech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Highly proficient Python engineer with high performance computing experience wanted for a fantastic opportunity in the London team of this sports betting start-up. You’ll be working closely with the CEO, CTO and ML research team to design and build tools and frameworks for supporting strategy research and development.

    Having developed a lot of their core platform infrastructure, they’re looking to expand their trading strategy research activity. The stack is Python-based, communicating with the core infrastructure written in Golang, by RPC. For cluster computation they use AWS EC2 and S3 together with Ray.

    If you are intellectually curious, enjoy learning about new technologies and thrive on solving problems, this is for you.

    Requirements

    • Significant software engineering experience in Python
    • Strong high performance computing: multiprocessing, IPC, comfortable profiling and debugging deep performance issues, distributed computing, queues, etc.
    • Takes pride in engineering excellence and encourages best practice in others
    • Strong degree in computer science (or similar) from a leading university
    • Proficient on Linux platforms; knowledge of scripting languages
    • Experience with the NumPy/SciPy stack/Cython & JIT compilation beneficial

    Rewards and Incentives 

    • Great base salaries, pension contribution & private health insurance
    • Working in a small team of highly talented engineers
    • Super relaxed atmosphere, working weekdays 10 – 6
    • Regular team lunches and after work socials
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  • London – Technical Consultant (Java)

    Growing Technology Consultancy

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    London-based consultancy looking to upscale due to client demand is looking for a Technical Consultant in Java. In comparison to the huge corporate consultancies, our client puts employee happiness at the top of their priorities – you’ll be made to feel like a fabric of the company rather than just another cog in the wheel. This is further supported by the fact they will not take on clients if they feel it isn’t beneficial to their workforce. Their world-class software consultants design and build complex applications using cutting-edge technology for web, mobile and desktop. The role is in the London office but transfers to regional offices are considered after some time.

    The Role

    You’ll work throughout the development stack, from web apps to scalable low-latency back-ends. There are opportunities at all levels of seniority and can accommodate different areas of specialism if you’re eager to pick up new skills and expand your experience in the London office.

    You’ll be obsessive about doing software engineering right first time and ultimately delivering great solutions – combining an agile approach with solid development.

    They look for flexibility and a pragmatic approach as you work as part of a team between our office and also client site in London. In return you’ll be offered a variety in project types to ensure your role as a Java Consultant is always interesting and challenging.

    Requirements

    They’re more interested in meeting passionate technologists with potential, rather than looking for a specific skillset, but you will need to demonstrate:

    • The ability to adapt quickly and solve problems efficiently
    • Expertise in the fundamentals of Java
    • Good Java design principles and good technical design skills

    Knowledge of the following would be beneficial:

    • Front-end frameworks, and a good knowledge of Javascript
    • Server-side development for Java
    • Practices in agile delivery, such as Scrum
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  • London – Agnostic Technical Consultant (Java/Web/C#/.Net)

    Growing Technology Consultancy

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    London-based consultancy looking to upscale due to client demand is looking for a Technical Consultant in either Java, Web, C# or .Net. In comparison to the huge corporate consultancies, our client puts employee happiness at the top of their priorities – you’ll be made to feel like a fabric of the company rather than just another cog in the wheel. This is further supported by the fact they will not take on clients if they feel it isn’t beneficial to their workforce. Their world-class software consultants design and build complex applications using cutting-edge technology for web, mobile and desktop. The role is for the London office but transfers to regional offices are considered after some time.

    The Role

    You’ll work throughout the development stack, from web apps to scalable low-latency back-ends. There are opportunities at all levels of seniority and can accommodate different areas of specialism if you’re eager to pick up new skills and expand your experience in the London office.

    You’ll be obsessive about doing software engineering right first time and ultimately delivering great solutions – combining an agile approach with solid development.

    They look for flexibility and a pragmatic approach as you work as part of a team between our office and also client site in London. In return you’ll be offered a variety in project types to ensure your role is always interesting and challenging.

    Requirements

    They’re more interested in meeting passionate technologists with potential, rather than looking for a specific skillset, but you will need to demonstrate:

    • The ability to adapt quickly and solve problems efficiently
    • Expertise in the fundamentals of your preferred language
    • Good OO design principles and good technical design skills

    Strong knowledge of the following would be beneficial:

    • Front-end frameworks, such as Angular or React, and a good knowledge of JavaScript
    • Server-side development for Java, C#, .NET or Node
    • Practices in agile delivery, such as Scrum
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  • Front-End Javascript Developer

    AI / Construction Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

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

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

    Core Requirements:

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

    Benefits include:

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

    AI / Construction Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

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

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

    Core Requirements:

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

    Benefits include:

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

    Award-Winning Fintech

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Leading Global Investment Manager

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

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

    Role:

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

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Desirable Skills / Experience:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Salary:

    £90,000 + strong bonus

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  • Research Engineer – Artificial Intelligence

    Global News Producer

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    My client is one of the world’s largest producers of news; ingesting millions of news stories every day from external feeds and social media in order to keep their customers informed.

    The Team

    Engineers and researchers solving complex problems by identifying relevant information from real-time data so that internal and external customers can make swift financial decisions. They also provide advanced ways of accessing data, such as search, summarization, recommendations and natural language question answering and are widely involved in the larger data science community.

    Responsibilities

    • Write, test and maintain production-quality code – 60/40 split (coding/research)
    • Design, experiment and evaluate algorithms, and models
    • Publish research papers, and present findings in leading academic venues; attend industry conferences representing the company

    Requirements

    • 1+ years of experience in AI, NLP, ML, Optimization, or related fields
    • 1+ years of experience programming in C++, Python or Java
    • A master’s degree (PhD preferred) with industrial experience
    • A quantitative background is advantageous
    • Experience with YARN, Spark, Hadoop, Kubernetes or Docker is a plus

    Benefits

    • Close-knit team where you can have a huge impact
    • Strong base salaries + bonus
    • Flexible work environment
    • Internal training
    • Paid for conferences
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  • Quantitative Analyst – Strats

    Leading Insurance Company

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Company:

    This firm is a specialist provider of tailored solutions to institutional pension funds and global insurance companies. With over $3.6bn of assets under management, they insure the pensions of over 770,000 individuals.

    They are looking for smart, quantitative, commercial, problem-solving-oriented, pragmatic candidates with the skills to deliver robust, high-performance software and quantitative analyses.

    Position:

    An opportunity exists for a Quantitative Analyst to join the Strats team based in London. Using your mathematical and scientific training, your focus will be the pricing and risk management of complex transactions.

    Working closely with the traders and structuring teams, the successful QA will create financial products, advise clients, measure risk and identify market opportunities. If you enjoy working on large projects, developing cutting edge analytics and implementing production-quality pricing, analysis and risk management, this is the role for you.

    Requirements:

    • Excellence in applied programming skills – Python, C, C++ or other major languages
    • Degree in Maths, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering or similar
    • Advanced quantitative skills
    • Experience in financial markets or keen interest to learn

    Preferred:

    • Knowledge of financial mathematics and stochastic calculus.
    • Understanding of Fixed Income products and derivatives.
    • Experience in creating and validating pricing and/or risk models for use in a financial services organisation.

    Benefits:

    • Market-leading base & bonuses
    • Meritocratic work culture and environment
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  • Senior Software Developer

    Prop Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth 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.

    Requirements

    • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent experience)
    • Expert level experience programming in C/C++, 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

    • Incredible base salary + bonus
    • Vibrant, flexible and inspiring work environment with excellent rewards
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  • C++/Java Developer – Amsterdam

    Leading Prop Trading and Market-Making Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

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

    Role:

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Culture / Benefits:

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

    Requirements:

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

    Leading Quantitative Trading Fund

    Paris

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

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

    Role:

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

    Required Qualifications:

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

    Culture / Benefits:

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

    Systematic Quant Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

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

    The Team

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

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

    Responsibilities

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    Prop Trading Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Culture / Benefits:

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

    Health-Tech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

    Role

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    Leading Financial Institution

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits and Incentives:

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

    Salary:

    <£85,000

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  • Front-End Developer

    Expanding London Tech Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    A cutting-edge technology company are looking for a mid-level Javascript / front-end web engineer to join their core engineering team in London. The successful Front-End Web Developer will be using modern Javascript frameworks, including React.js and Vue.js, to build responsive, single-page applications in a highly agile, London-based team.

    Requirements:

    • Good understanding of computer science fundamentals
    • Commercial experience with Javascript (React.js) and HTML/CSS
    • Commercial experience building responsive single-page web applications

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and benefits
    • Cutting-edge front-end technology in agile London team
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  • Python Developer

    AI Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    A London-based start-up, using AI, ML and drones to create mapping software and 3D visualisation technology, are looking for a Python developer to join their agile engineering team. Working on bleeding-edge technology, creating real-time AI simulations and machine learning tools, the successful candidate will be using Python and the MEAN stack in a small engineering team of six in London.

    Requirements:

    • MSc/BSc in Computer Science, Maths or Physics, or relevant experience demonstrating solid understanding of core computer science principles
    • Python development experience
    • Interest in working for a small-scale (in-profit) start-up – team of 6 engineers currently

    Benefits & Incentives:

    • Competitive salary and stock options in London
    • Work for an early-stage start-up already in profit
    • Gain experience building real-world AI simulations in a small, highly agile (TDD) development environment
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  • Machine Learning Research Engineer

    NLP & ML @ Financial Software Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    A London-based financial software company is looking for machine learning research engineers to join its AI and Machine Learning group. The successful person will have both academic and commercial experience with machine learning research and natural language processing (NLP), and will be applying these techniques and models to some of the largest data-prediction problems in the industry.

    Role:

    • Build scalable machine learning tools, distributed clusters and models for NLP search
    • Work closely alongside a software and ML engineering team on a global scale from London-based HQ
    • Work on cutting-edge research to be published in the ACL

    Requirements:

    • PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Machine Learning, or relevant other quantitative field
    • Experience with Natural Language Processing, search relevance, semantic web, data mining or artificial intelligence
    • Experience with server architectures and distributed systems, preferably some engineering experience with an OO or functional language
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  • Java Developer

    Java 11, Kotlin @ London Fintech

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    A London-based fintech is looking for a Java developer to join their technology team. The successful Java developer will be working on systems design and engineering, and building scalable distributed systems from scratch in Kotlin and Java. The successful candidate will be working in an agile, London-based team, alongside security engineers, front-end developers and designers, devops/SRE, testers and architects.

    Responsibilities:

    • Build scalable and multithreaded distributed systems in Java and Kotlin
    • Solutions/ systems design and development, including software architecture and design
    • Work closely with designers, testers, security engineers, network operations, devops, etc.

    Requirements:

    • Solid understanding of computer science and engineering fundamentals
    • Software engineering experience with Java (or another JVM-based language) in an agile, commercial software environment

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and benefits package
    • Flexible working policy
    • Work with agile technology team in a beautiful central London office
    • Cutting-edge technology, including modern Java and functional programming with Kotlin
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  • London Start-Up Back-End Software Engineer

    Cyber Security

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Well-backed medium-sized start-up looking for passionate and talented engineers to help build new products in London. Based in the cyber security and privacy market so applicants must feel strongly about protective security and individual privacy.

    If you are passionate about the products you build and tackling big data problems, and you enjoy a fast-paced environment where you need to adapt quickly to solve deeply challenging technical issues, this is certainly for you.

    Role:

    • You’ll combine state-of-the-art tech with leading-edge algorithms to effectively tackle difficult data-security and data-anonymization problems
    • Deliver results under pressure with rapidly evolving propositions, business needs and client demands
    • Use experience in automated testing to perfect your own products to the highest standard

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s (or higher) in Comp Sci or a science or engineering discipline
    • Knowledge of SQL
    • Experience of building a software over its full lifecycle
    • Strong experience of multithreading and concurrent programming.
    • Experience of Python and being a team lead is also desirable

    Benefits:

    • Stock options
    • Great holiday
    • Tech packages
    • Bike-to-work scheme
    • Private medical insurance for you and your family
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  • Any OO Developers (Python/PostgreSQL ideally)

    Data-Driven VC Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    Venture capitalist firm in London, with $1.5bn of assets, is seeking developers for data-driven approach to investing, with a goal to increase current transaction speed by 10 times.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage own projects (from idea – launch)
    • Use data to find investors, etc. within the European start-up ecosystem
    • Focus on robustness of firm systems (85% test coverage now)

    Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of software development experience building great products
    • Passion for start-ups/data-driven VC opportunities
    • Experience with real-time data pipelines, PostgreSQL, Python 3 ideally, statistical data analysis/ML
    • Degree in Computer Science or similar

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Flexible gym pass
    • Regular socials
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  • Software Engineer

    NASA-Backed Engineering Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Company:

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

    The Role:

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Salary:

    Up to £130k

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  • Big Data Back-End Engineer

    VC-Backed Data Privacy Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Company

    A dynamic, VC-backed data privacy start-up working with large organisations worldwide. Working with an ethical mindset, my client is looking for passionate and talented engineers who want to have a tangible, positive impact on society.

    The Role

    Working in a close-knit team with bright and talented people, you will combine state-of-the-art technologies with leading-edge algorithms to understand and tackle hard-data security and data anonymisation problems. You will be working in a positive, constructive and proactive environment, designing and building solutions.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 2:1 grade STEM degree
    • 3+ years’ experience
    • Preferred language – Java
    • Experience with other languages – Go, Rust, C++, Java, etc. – a bonus
    • Strong experience and commitment to automated testing
    • Experience building complex distributed systems
    • Full cycle experience
    • Exposure to Big Data (Spark / Apache / Hadoop, etc.) a bonus

    Benefits:

    • Generous compensation
    • Meritocratic working environment
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  • Full Stack Developers

    Global Quant Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    Leading quant firm developing post-trade processing platform in London. This system is designed to store/analyze billions of transactions for regulatory/analytical purposes. This role allows the chance to learn various aspects of financial business functions also.

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

    Role:

    • Develop next generation post-trade system
    • Use skills in custom Python-based data warehouse integration
    • Work with business users and core team on requirements gathering and system design

    Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of Python experience/SQL and non-SQL DBs
    • Sound skills in Rest Endpoints (Django/Flask), UIs, ReactJS, Javascript, Linux
    • Degree in Computer Science or similar

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Social events
    • Feel of a small start-up, with benefits of being part of a one of world’s leading quant trading firms
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  • Any OO Developers

    Cloud-Based Platform @ Tech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    Thriving tech firm opening new office in London for cloud-based digital platform allows developers the chance to work in capital markets and with global names. Their current tech stack is React/ Typescript/ Node.JS/ AWS but are open to applicants from any OO with a willingness to learn.

    Qualifications:

    • 4+ years’ experience in agile delivery teams
    • Sound language skills in any of the following: Typescript/React/AWS/Node.JS/Java/C#
    • Experience in process experience, e.g. TDD, CI/CD
    • Degree in Computer Science or similar
    • Worked in agile teams

    Benefits:

    • Flexible working
    • Competitive base salaries + stock options
    • Regular socials
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  • Senior Software Engineer (Python)

    No. 1 Unicorn Challenger Bank

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Company:

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

    The Role:

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

    • WFH/flexible working opportunities
    • Generous compensation
    • Meritocratic working environment
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java Developer

    Fintech Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth 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
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  • C++ Developer

    Systematic Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    A globally leading, systematic hedge fund is looking for a C++ developer to join their London-based technology team. Working in the latest iteration of C++ (17), the successful developer will build highly scalable distributed systems from scratch to produce world-class market-making infrastructure and trading platforms. Working directly alongside traders and quant researchers, the successful candidate will be part of a London-based, agile technology team.

    Requirements:

    • BSc/MSc Computer Science, Maths, Physics, or relevant hard science subject
    • C++ engineering experience
    • Experience building multi-threaded, distributed or highly scalable, high-performance systems

    Incentives and Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and buy-side bonus structure
    • Cutting-edge technology, including C++17
    • London-based, agile technology team
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  • Low-Latency C++ Engineer

    Quant Trading Tech Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    A bleeding-edge systematic quant trading technology firm in London 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 1 Mth 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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  • Engineering Manager

    Fintech Unicorn

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    A British technology unicorn is looking for an Engineering Manager to join a London-based engineering team. The successful Engineering Manager will come from a software engineering and technical background, and will be building and leading cross-functional agile development teams.

    Requirements:

    • Experience recruiting and leading high-quality engineering teams
    • Strong computer science fundamental knowledge (algorithms, data structures, system design)
    • Architectural and software development experience

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Work directly with the CTO in a scaling unicorn start-up
    • Have a huge amount of autonomy, ownership and make a big impact to the roadmap and direction of the technical products
    • Highly competitive salary and stock options

     

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  • Software Developer (Web)

    Award-Winning Software Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth 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.

    The successful candidate will cover all aspects of software engineering; developing the desktop and web applications for the database management and graph visualisation tool and all other in-house web infrastructure.

    Requirements:

    • BSc Computer Science or Software Engineering
    • 3+ years’ commercial experience
    • Solid programming experience in web technologies: Javascript, Node.js, Vue/Angular/React, HTML, CSS
    • Proven experience in developing desktop/dashboard apps and data visualisations

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Competitive salary + benefits + stock
    • Talented, collaborative and ambitious team
    • Flexible working hours, and fully stocked kitchen
    • Open-source cutting-edge technology
    • Visa sponsorship, and relocation support
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Developer (Core)

    Award-Winning Software Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth 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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  • ML/Research Engineer

    Award-Winning Software Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    Awarded Product of the Year by Cambridge University in 2017, this exciting London-based software start-up is looking for strong ML/research engineers 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 be researching, developing and disseminating powerful applications within the organisation and the wider developer community, publishing your work via GitHub, papers, blogs, etc. and presenting it at conferences and meetups.

    Requirements:

    • BSc Computer Science or Software Engineering
    • 2+ years’ commercial experience
    • Solid programming experience in OOP languages
    • Proven experience in research-driven development
    • Proven experience in one or more advanced computer science fields: Natural Language Process, Machine Learning, Expert Systems, Networking Theory, and Robotics

    Benefits and Incentives:

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

    Award-Winning Software Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    Awarded Product of the Year by Cambridge University in 2017, this exciting London-based software start-up has a fantastic developer relations role within 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 be both Software Engineer and Technology Evangelist. You will develop apps to demonstrate the power of the distributed knowledge graph while educating and empowering the pioneering community, through varied sources such as webinars/blog posts, community events and meetups.

    Requirements:

    • BSc Computer Science or other STEM subject or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years’ commercial experience
    • Programming experience in OOP languages
    • Proven experience working with open-source communities
    • Proven technical writing and public speaking skills (blogs, conferences, etc.)
    • Enjoys frequent international travel

    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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  • Quant Developer – Market-Leading Compensation

    Tech-Driven Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Client

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

    The Role

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

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

    Key Skills

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

    Benefits

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

    Leading Fund in London

    London

    Posted 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 six locations worldwide and their flagship team based here in London. You will build and develop the trading infrastructure using cutting-edge tech, implementing higher performance trading algos, writing robust code and contributing to the long-term growth and profitability of the company.

    The Company

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    Cloud-Based AI Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Company

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    Unable to sponsor visa

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  • HFT C++ Developer

    Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

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

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

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

    Benefits

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

    Requirements

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

    Leading High Frequency Trading Firm

    Amsterdam

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

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

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

    Responsibilities 

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

    Requirements

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

    Rewards and Incentives 

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

    Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Requirements:

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

    Rewards and Incentives:

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

    Big Data Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

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

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

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

    Requirements​:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Venture Capitalist leveraging Machine Learning for investment decisions

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

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

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Market-Leading Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth 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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  • Data Engineer – Commodities Technology

    Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

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

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Leading Data Privacy Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Data privacy start-up looking for a back-end engineer with passion for building great products, as well as immersing themselves in, and solving big hard data. Ideally need to be adaptable and comfortable being thrown in at the deep end of technical problems. Caring about the quality of your code is vital – must take pride in your products and use automated testing to show attention to detail.

    Team player key too; ability to find problems and fix them with others rather than complaining about them. Keen to both learn from and help others – much rather have the team be successful than just yourself.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in computer science or engineering science discipline
    • Experience of building software from one end of its life to the other
    • Highly skilled in Java
    • Knowledge of SQL and similar tech
    • Ability to deliver while under pressure

    Desirable:

    • Knowledge of Python
    • Team-leading experience
    • Enterprise development experience
    • Experience of AWS and other cloud platforms

    Benefits:

    • Lucrative stock options due to their accelerated growth in London
    • Private medical and life insurance, extended to your family
    • 30 days’ holiday
    • Bike to work scheme, ideal for central London location
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  • Ultra-Low Latency Developer

    Groundbreaking Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Company:

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

    The Role:

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Salary:

    Market-leading compensation + bonuses

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  • C / C++ E-Trading Developer

    Low-Latency Algo Role at Tier 1 Investment Bank

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Location: City of London

    Salary: £150,000 – £300,000

    Client:

    You will be working for a Tier 1 investment bank, within a high-profile technical team, building the best infrastructure in the industry. The team develops enterprise systems to support Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities and Investment Banking.

    The role:

    You will be part of a small team of 3 – 5 like-minded Linux C/C++ developers. This role is very technical and hands-on; taking ownership whilst designing, coding and testing.

    You will be developing low-latency, high-performance electronic trading applications and you will be part of a global strategic low-latency algo trading revamp. This is an algo infrastructure developer role working on the OMS for algo systems.

    Skills and experience required:

    • Fantastic C/C++ skills on UNIX from a fund or bank
    • Understanding of front office flows
    • Deep knowledge of data structures and algorithms
    • Good communication skills
    • Experience developing real-time, performance-critical, large-scale systems

    Benefits and incentives:

    • Work with some of the best in the industry
    • Great comp package
    • Fantastic name to have on your CV
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  • Software Engineer

    Start-Up Revolutionising the Sports Industry

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Skills & Experience Required:

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

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

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

    Boutique Asset Manager

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Client

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

    The Role

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    SaaS Start-Up - Shoreditch

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

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

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits

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

    Tech-Driven Global Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Client

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

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

    The Role

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

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

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

    Key Skills

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

    Benefits

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

    Recruitment Platform Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Are you:

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

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

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

    The Role:

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

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

    Leading Quant Fund in London

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Job Summary

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

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

    The Company

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    Leading Global Investment Management Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

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

    The Role

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

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Perks

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

    Salary:

    £120k + bonus

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  • HFT Meets Crypto / Lead C++ Engineer

    High Performance Low-Latency

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Job Summary

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

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

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

    The Company

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    Salary:

    Up to £110k base + bonus + stock

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  • Software Engineer

    World-Leading AI Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

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

    Skills & Experience Required:

    • 3+ years’ experience in a software development role
    • Computer Science, Software Engineering or Physics-related degree
    • Great communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as an excellent team player

    Benefits:

    • Strong competitive salary + stock
    • Flexible working
    • Unlimited holiday
    • Sociable team, with happy-hour Fridays, and breakfast, drinks and snacks provided

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

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  • Typescript/Node.js Senior Software Engineer

    Start-Up

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Tweets and posts, comments and character limits: the internet has completely changed the way in which we write. Documents are no longer static prose written on a screen; they are living sets of structured data.

    This start-up’s platform integrates document editing, distribution, indexing and collaboration, together with bespoke tools for the specific industries they service. They find inspiration in the tools that software engineers build for themselves and want to bring them to the legal and finance industries.

    Being a web-based product, most of their code is built in Typescript. Their front-end is built with React and MobX, and their back-end runs on Node.js with a PostgreSQL database. The platform is also cloud-based and deployed on AWS.

    Requirements:

    • 5+ years’ experience
    • Experience with a strongly-typed language – ideally Typescript – but happy with Java, C# or Scala
    • AWS or other cloud experience
    • Distributed systems
    • Node.js ecosystem is also a bonus

    Benefits:

    • Have an impact in shaping a business: they have a blank slate, help them create an engineering function which is not only building truly exciting things but is also a fun place to be!
    • Collaborative and transparent culture – feel empowered to come up with your own ideas and actually make them happen
    • Stock options
    • Flexible working – when you want, where you want!
    • Regular team socials

    Salary: £80k – 120k base + stock

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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. You will own end-to-end development while implementing new low-latency techniques. You will help develop their hardware platform producing super-reliable high-speed digital designs.

    The Company

    An industry-leading Amsterdam-based trading firm with groundbreaking success within the high frequency trading space. You will be joining a highly talented team helping redefine the evolution of their trading systems. It is a mature environment that is transparent, collaborative and offers enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact on the business.

    Requirements

    • Degree in a STEM subject from a top university, preferably in Electronic Engineering or Computer Engineering
    • Experience designing/building FPGAs using VHDL, Verilog, or System Verilog
    • Experience with 10GB networking and networking protocols (TCP/UDP)
    • Experience with high-performance networking stacks on FPGAs and multi-gigabit transceivers
    • Willingness to understand how the systems you will build align with trading activities

    Benefits

    • Strong salary and market-leading profit-sharing structure
    • Regular social events and company holidays, fully paid first-class travel, generous holiday allowance, premium-free pension and other flexible benefits
    • Flat-structured company with ‘no attitude’ culture
    • Relocation packages
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  • Front-End Developer

    Europe's Most Valuable Fintech

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Job Summary

    My client is a tech start-up based in the heart of London. They are looking for strong front-end engineers with meticulous detail to develop and maintain a robust product with exceptional aesthetics. This is an extremely high-impact role and a great opportunity to be instrumental in defining the product vision, as well as having ownership over large parts of the codebase.

    2018 was a record-breaking year for them, now is a perfect time to join as they expand their engineering teams.

    The Company

    They are at early stages, with an exceptional tech team residing from Palantir, Google and Uber, looking at huge growth potential. You will be joining a highly talented team writing high-quality code, working closely with the Director of Product and the product team. It is a mature environment that is transparent, collaborative and offers enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact on the business.

    Requirements

    • Experience with React (ideally) or similar front-end frameworks (Vue/Angular)
    • Experience with Javascript and integration with GraphQL APIs
    • Ability to write great front-ends and a keen eye for detail in UI/UX
    • Degree in a STEM subject from a top university

    Benefits

    • Strong salary + industry-leading bonuses
    • Regular social events and company holidays, competitive compensation (generous holiday allowance, health services and other flexible benefits)
    • Flat-structured company with ‘no attitude’ culture
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  • Quant Developer

    Global Investment Management Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Company:

    As a technology and data-driven firm, my client designs and builds their own cutting-edge systems, from high-performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. Offices in New York, London and Singapore.

    The Role:

    Join a small team of world-class quantitative developers, working directly with the quantitative researchers to design, implement, deploy and use software for research and trading. The candidate must have a strong work ethic, be enthusiastic to work on the bleeding edge of technology, and have the drive to push through complex initiatives.

    Requirements:

    • 2+ years in industry working with Python, C++ and standard libraries
    • Uni degree 2:1 (or above) in Computer Science/Maths (or similar)
    • Exposure to Risk or Commodities
    • Database experience

    Salary:

    Highly competitive + bonus

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C/C++ High Performance Developer

    Fund - London/Paris/Singapore

    London,Paris,Singapore

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    The Company:

    As a technology and data-driven firm, my client designs and builds their own cutting-edge systems, from high-performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms.

    The Role:

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

    Requirements:

    • Undergrad degree 2:1 (or above) in a degree with high mathematical and computing content
    • 3+ years C/C++ development experience on Linux
    • 3+ years understanding of code optimization and high performing applications
    • Python, SQL and/or scripting experience considered a plus

    Salary:

    Strong base + lucrative bonus

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer

    Leading Investment Management Firm

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a leading global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets. They’re looking to add strong C++ developers to their High Performance Market Data team.

    The Role:

    • Develop and maintain real-time software for a cutting-edge low latency algorithmic trading system, covering real-time risk management, market connectivity, trade reporting and trade surveillance.
    • A front office role, allowing close collaboration with traders and quant researchers in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

    Requirements:

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

    Perks:

    • Friendly culture with regular socials.
    • Relaxed, tech-driven environment with close collaboration between desks.
    • Market-leading compensation with very string bonus potential.

    Salary: Competitive, strong bonus potential.

    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Contact

      If you think you would be a good fit for this role, please don’t hesitate to get in touch:

    • Stephen Rac
      stephen.rac@oxfordknight.co.uk
      07506 561577
      linkedin.com/in/stephen-rac-5b4007190/

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Back End Software Engineer

    Tech / Science Start-Up - London

    London

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary

    Using a combination of science, machine learning and large-scale data this well-funded start-up, backed by a team which has already built a billion-dollar revenue business from the ground up, is looking for a back end software engineer. The team includes some of the most cited scientists in the world and has beaten Google on machine learning for advertising.

    They plan to design and build systems primarily to collect, analyse and predict the data. They are building their data analysis and processing pipeline from scratch using Python data science and machine learning tools running on top of AWS. Agile development with Jira, daily stand-ups and git.

    Responsibilities

    • Design and build the scalable back end for mass market products
    • Design and build the database’s analysis pipelines that support the clients’ models
    • Be responsible for the underlying compute and storage infrastructure on AWS
    • Manage and process trial and customer data
    • Design and build simple web applications to support the data collected from clinical trials

    Requirements

    • Degree or PhD in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics or Physics
    • 5+ years experience building strong, reliable data management and processing systems
    • Ability to quickly approach and complete tasks within a tightly-knit team, including Bioinformaticians, Data Science and Machine Learning experts
    • Experience with Python – both on the data science/machine learning toolkit end, e.g. Pandas. NumPy, SciPy, and on the server-side frameworks, e.g. Django, Flask
    • Experience with Linux data infrastructure, e.g. AWS, SQL, Docker, Ansible

    Benefits

    • To be part of a revolutionary movement in health technology with the opportunity to learn cutting-edge science across biology and genomics
    • Being part of an exciting start-up in London which has no funding worries and is part of a commercial team that has built a billion-dollar revenue business
    • Being one of the first 10 colleagues in a world-class, trailblazing, multi-disciplinary team
    • Competitive salary and share options
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ Engineer – Singapore

    World-Leading Quantitative Trading Fund

    Singapore

    Posted 1 Mth Ago

    Summary:

    A world-leading quantitative trading fund / HFT are seeking an elite C++ engineer at any experience level to join one of their key teams in Singapore.

    The successful engineer will play a key role in establishing and expanding the fund’s influence in the APAC region, working directly with algo and operations teams to further continue successful trading. You will be exposed to both technical and business elements of the fund’s trading operations, whilst directly contributing to profitability.

    Requirements:

    • Extensive C++ programming skills
    • Proficiency working with UNIX operating systems
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
    • Ability to describe software design at high and low levels (anywhere between the abstract interface and step-by-step algorithms)
    • Fluent English (fluent Mandarin a bonus)
    • Experience working on the development of market data and order entry systems a bonus

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Exposure to one of the world’s most sophisticated scientific computing environments
    • A culture that encourages and celebrates ideas from contributors of all experience levels, and embraces a togetherness that goes beyond the office
    • Market-leading compensation
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer

    Leading Big Data Privacy Firm - London

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A cyber security firm with an emphasis on big data privacy, based in London. Focusing on developing software which allows the data-mining and analysis of large databases to be carried out safely without danger of compromising GDPR.

    They are looking for a London-based back-end engineer who takes enormous pride in developing their own code as well as tackling big data problems. The ideal candidate will have a constructive and proactive approach to problem-solving, as the prospective team is very close-knit in a beautiful location.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a STEM subject
    • Highly skilled in Java, including experience of concurrent programming and multithreading
    • Experience of building software in Java from the initial design to the enhancement and support of the product – including experience and commitment to automated testing
    • Ability to deliver while under pressure from evolving business needs as well as client demands

    Benefits:

    • Lucrative stock options due to their accelerated growth in London
    • Ability to choose both phone and Apple Mac that suits your needs
    • Private medical and life insurance, extended to your family
    • Enhanced maternity, paternity, surrogacy and adoption packages
    • 30 days holiday
    • Bike to work scheme, ideal for central London location
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Core Java Developer

    Start-Up

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A data privacy start-up headquartered in London helping clients, such as the NHS, to use data assets safely and ethically. Their technology platform contributes tangible, positive impacts to society by enabling companies to access maximum data, whilst prioritising consumer data privacy.

    They are looking for technically experienced Java developers to work with the team to design and architect solutions, choose technologies, implement and ensure quality.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
    • Skilled in Java with experience of concurrency/multithreading
    • Experience working with distributed systems
    • Ability to communicate well with others
    • Knowledge of cloud platforms (such as Amazon AWS) is a bonus

    Benefits:

    • Regular whole-company lunches, Friday beers and socials
    • Stock options
    • Pension contributions
    • Private medical insurance

    Salary: Competitive + stock options

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java Developer

    Leading Quant Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A leading hedge fund with six trading arms, putting an emphasis on the importance of technology fundamentals. They are looking for a developer to help build an algorithmic trading platform initially focused on the equity markets. As a greenfield project, there are many opportunities to make a difference and gain valuable experience within the world of algorithmic trading.

    They are looking for a highly skilled Java developer, ideally with an understanding of financial markets.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
    • Highly skilled in Java, with proficiency in Python a bonus
    • Proficient working on both Linux and Windows platforms
    • Ability to communicate well with others
    • Experience in Cash Equities is highly advantageous

    Benefits:

    • Daily lunch allowance
    • Opportunities for internal mobility
    • Work from home opportunities
    • Strong bonuses
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++ – Market Making

    Tier 1 Investment Bank

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a Tier 1 IB looking to expand their world-class, ultra-low latency Market Making team.

    They’re looking for a candidate with experience in performance-sensitive code and a deep understanding of algorithms and threading implications.

    Requirements:

    • 4+ years’ experience
    • Bachelor’s (or higher) in Computer Science from a top university
    • Deep knowledge of C++
    • Strong experience working with low latency software engineering
    • Experience in finance a benefit

    Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary: >£100k
    • Collaborative and flexible working environment with excellent rewards
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Java Developer

    Tier 1 Investment Bank

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a Tier 1 IB looking to expand their team for the next phase of a greenfield project, addressing a completely new market.

    They’re looking for a full stack developer with excellent Java skills who would like to be part of a groundbreaking team.

    Requirements:

    • 2+ years’ experience
    • Bachelor’s (or higher) in Computer Science
    • Implementation skills with Java and J2EE
    • Strong understanding of CSRF, XSS and CORS for browser / native clients
    • Advanced experience with Apache Kafka a bonus

    Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary: >£100k
    • Collaborative and flexible working environment with excellent rewards
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • 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
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Front 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 Front End Engineer to work alongside the technical team of innovators and technologists, helping architect the platform infrastructure and creating new solutions that improve the way users interact with 3D spatial data on cloud platforms.

    The ideal candidate will have experience using MEAN tech stack with 3D web technologies such as WebGL and Three.JS, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment.

    Requirements

    • Degree in Computer Science (or similar) from a top tier university
    • 7+ years’ experience as a Front End Developer building modular front-end commercial solutions
    • Expertise in one or more of the following: ES6, Angular (2+), Angular 6, Typescript, Node.js, RxJs
    • Strong experience with HTML5, CSS3, SCSS, cross-browser and cross-device development
    • Passionate about writing clean, solid, high-quality, scalable code with a strong desire to share knowledge with others

    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
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • 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
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Site Reliability Engineer – Fixed Income Platforms

    Leading Operator of Electronic Marketplaces

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    This international firm are seeking SREs to work on their OTC platform with a $500bn daily trading volume – one of the largest fixed-income platforms globally. This team lives within application engineering teams, and, through automation, cuts out manual operational tasks. From the get-go, SREs contribute to application design to meet the demanding stability and availability needs of the application.

    Advanced tech from this firm improves price discovery and trade workflows whilst enabling large scale for over 2000 clients internationally.

    Requirements:

    • STEM degree
    • 2+ years in SRE/DevOps role maintaining critical services
    • Experience in Python, C++, NodeJS or Java
    • Historical skills of exemplary documentation of work

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Tech hub location
    • Renowned award-winning OTC trading platform
    • Start-up culture in an established firm
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • C++/Python Quantitative Developers – Fixed Income

    Market-Leading Fund

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

    Benefits:

    • Tech hub location
    • Greenfield exposure
    • Performance-driven collaborative culture
    • High total compensation
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Low-Latency C++ Developer – Singapore

    Leading Global IM Firm

    Singapore

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A global investment management firm trading across a broad range of asset classes, currently in the process of establishing a presence in Asia’s financial market. They attribute their success to the integral role played by developers who design and develop the cutting-edge systems that are indispensable to their profitability.

    They are looking for advanced C++ engineers to work on the automated trading platform; designing, developing and maintaining a full stack, including network communication, exchange connectivity, risk controls and trading strategy APIs.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
    • Highly skilled in C++ development (5+ years’ experience)
    • Knowledge of UNIX operating systems, preferably Linux
    • Ability to design and develop real-time software for low-latency trading
    • Experience with exchange connectivity/market data handling for Equities, FX or Fixed Income Products

    Benefits:

    • Direct business exposure
    • Opportunity to relocate to Singapore
    • Competitive base salary + performance-related bonuses
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Full Stack Java Developer

    Multi-Asset Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    JVM tuning/garbage collection/memory management, multithreading, concurrency, distributed computing

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

    Responsibilities include:

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

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

     

    Unable to sponsor visas.

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Quant Developer

    Quant Strategies Team - Python / Java / C++

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented quant developer to join a global multi-strategy hedge fund – with offices in the UK, America & China – in their Front Office Quant Strategies team based here in London.

    The Quant Strategies team develops and manages systematic trading strategies, working side-by-side with the quants & data scientists in their modern state of the art office in central London.

    This role will involve contributing to the development of critical infrastructure components and models over a wide set of application domains.

    You will work with the team’s senior strategists and developers to drive innovation in connection to the fund’s electronic execution platform, risk analysis tools and the ongoing development of the research platform.

    Core Requirements:

    • BSc / MSc in Computer Science, Maths (or other relevant STEM subjects) from a top university.
    • 2+ yrs experience in a quant / software development role in a leading financial firm.
    • Strong programming experience in Python, Java or C++ on a Linux / AWS System.

    Tier 2 visa sponsorship is available.

    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Contact

      If you feel you are a good match for this Quant Developer role, please email your CV to:

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

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Java / Big Data Engineer < £90k

    Fast-growing Tech Company

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    One of the fastest growing tech companies of 2019 is recruiting for talented Java / Big Data engineers to work on their Data Privacy / Anonymisation product – working on concurrent Java programming & the latest Big Data tech.

    They are building out their revolutionary data privacy software that enables large institutions – from High Street banks to the NHS – to safely and ethically utilise their vast amounts of data for analysis, research and machine learning.

    You will join a strong team of over 40 engineers from the likes of Google, Amazon, Palantir & Microsoft, based in Central London.

    Core Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science / Maths / Physics (or other STEM subject)
    • Strong experience in Java 8 or above
    • 1+ yr commercial experience
    • Experience / interest in the latest big data tech, such as: Hadoop, Spark, Apache, Hive, Cassandra, etc.

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive Salary: <£90k
    • Stock options
    • 30 days holiday

    Tier 2 visa sponsorship available.

    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Contact

      If you feel you are a good match for this Java / Big Data engineering role, please submit your CV to:

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

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Strongest OO Engineers for Open Source Driven Role

    Cambridge Product of Year Winner

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    This innovative start-up addresses world problems through their purpose-driven approach to knowledge engineering. They are hiring exceptional engineers to work in cloud environments to build distributed databases which provide knowledge engineering tools for developers to easily leverage knowledge representation when building complex systems. The tech stack is any OO, but includes Java, Cassandra, Python and Hadoop.

    The exciting opportunity to work in this area allows developers to join an extremely high calibre of employees at a high revenue-generating start-up, and the goal is to create the most intelligent database of the generation.

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

    • 3+ years working as a software engineer
    • Solid skills in OOP languages
    • Experience in distributed systems/cloud environments
    • Comp Sci degree

    Benefits:

    • Excellent stock options
    • Huge amount of autonomy in role
    • Flexible hours
    • Open sourced environment
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Backend Software Developer – Bochum, Dortmund-Essen area, Germany

    Expanding Cloud-Native, Containers & Kubernetes Security Start-Up

    Bochum Germany

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    This is your opportunity to join a young start-up where you will have the chance to make a direct difference through your work. My client is the German subsidiary of a Silicon Valley start-up, launched in 2015 and already partnering with some of the world’s biggest tech players.

    As a Backend Developer, you’ll be working on the core features and services of the Kubernetes Security Platform, and directly exposed to the latest and hottest cloud technologies.

    The successful developer will be working in a small team of software engineers, as well as with product managers or UX designers, taking on full responsibility for features and subsystems, from design to long-term operation.

    Requirements:

    • Strong programming skills in C++/C#/Java/Go and a keen interest to learn new languages
    • Experience with the latest cloud technologies, e.g. Kubernetes and Istio
    • Experience developing stable, scalable and maintainable software in high quality
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering/ IT Security
    • Exceptional English communication skills are essential and you should be willing to visit HQ in California at least once a year

    Benefits:

    • Competitive compensation; €50,000 – €100,000
    • Truly collaborative culture, right across departments
    • Have a real impact; see your own ideas implemented
    • Flexible hours

    No visa sponsorship

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Junior Java Engineers for Delta 1 Trading

    Market-Leading Tech-Driven Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    Summary:

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

    Benefits:

    • Tech hub location with global offices
    • Performance-driven collaborative culture
    • High compensation
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • DEVOPS Engineer

    Prop Fund/Market Maker

    London

    Posted 2 Mths Ago

    A global trading firm that made over $100 million profit is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer/SRE to join their London office to work on trading infrastructure. You will be working with talented and passionate developers using cutting-edge technologies.

    They are looking for quick thinking and effective communicators to work on operational and project-based work throughout the company. Ensuring that systems are resilient to failure and working on applications, market data tools and automation.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Computer Science-related subject
    • Minimum 3 years software development / extensive personal projects
    • Strong Linux/Unix
    • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
    • Experience with C++/Java/Python/Go
    • Financial experience not required

    Benefits

    • Market-leading compensation
    • Relaxed dress code
    • Social events and company holidays, competitive compensation, generous holiday allowance, health services and other flexible benefits

    Visa

    Tier 2 transfer available

    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Senior Software Engineer – DevOps – Oxford

    Award-winning Digital Agency

    Oxford

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is an award-winning digital agency who consistently punch above their weight. Notable accolades include Chartered Institute of Marketing awards and features in Wired and The Guardian.

    They’re looking for a senior software engineer to lead an exciting and young team, using PHP/React/node.JS, as well as AWS, Docker and Kubernetes.

    Requirements:

    • 4+ years’ experience as either a backend or full stack developer
    • Bachelor’s (or higher) in STEM from a top university
    • Experience with PHP, React and node.JS
    • DevOps experience – Linux, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
    • Designing, building and shipping microservices
    • The Twelve-Factor App methodology
    • Leading code reviews and pair programming
    • Stakeholder relations

    You aren’t expected to have experience with all of these technologies, rather they are an indication of what will be used on the job.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Flexible working
    • Bike-to-Work scheme
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer – DevOps – Oxford

    Award-winning Digital Agency

    Oxford

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is an award-winning digital agency who consistently punch above their weight. Notable accolades include Chartered Institute of Marketing awards and features in Wired and The Guardian.

    They’re looking for a software engineer to work within an exciting and young team, using PHP/React/node.JS, as well as AWS, Docker and Kubernetes.

    Requirements:

    • 1+ year experience as either a backend or full stack developer
    • Bachelor’s (or higher) in STEM from a top university
    • Experience with PHP, React and node.JS
    • DevOps experience – Linux, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes

    You aren’t expected to have experience with all of these technologies, rather they are an indication of what will be used on the job.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Flexible working
    • Bike-to-Work scheme
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • Software Engineer (Risk)

    Multi-Asset Trading Firm

    London

    Posted 3 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
    Apply by Email Copy URL
  • DevOps Engineer

    Leading Systematic Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    This is a technology and data-driven firm who have designed and built cutting-edge algo-trading systems and large-scale data analysis and compute farms. They have great work-life balance, dress-down policy and foster an atmosphere of collaboration. They have a global presence with offices across the globe, in New York, London and Singapore.

    Role: You will join a team of world-class DevOps engineers, working on all parts of the company’s infrastructure. You will architect, build and maintain automated solutions to empower production support and development teams using a modern technology stack: Docker/Kubernetes, Kafka, AWS/GCP, Linux

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related subject
    • 5+ years development experience in 3 of the following languages: Python, C/C++, Go, Java, Ruby
    • Linux administration (Centos 7) and configuration management (IaC)
    • Team player with excellent communication skills
    • Understanding of distributed system design

    Visa Sponsorship:

    Tier 2 transfer available

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  • Full Stack Developer

    Global Quant Firm

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary

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

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    Salary

    up to £120k + bonus

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  • Trade Support DevOps

    World-Leading Proprietary Trading Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    A world-leading prop trading fund are seeking an experienced Trading Systems DevOps Engineer for operational and project-oriented work to support their high- and mid-frequency trading.

    The successful engineer will work with developers to write code for trading infrastructure for a prop fund who made >$100m profit last year. You will also improve system administration, provide rotational on-call support, as well as working on projects related to applications, market data tools, and automation.

    Requirements:

    • Strong Linux/Unix experience
    • Professional coding experience OR extensive personal project work
    • Strong debugging and troubleshooting instincts
    • Outstanding communication skills required to deal with traders, as well as internal and external business

    Benefits and Incentives:

    • Substantial and varied range of project work
    • Market-leading compensation
    • Exciting and enjoyable company culture, including relaxed dress code, generous working hours, learning outside of the workplace, and an environment that fosters collaboration and innovation
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Contact

      If you feel you are suitable for this role, or would like to hear more about similar opportunities, please don’t hesitate to get in touch:

    • Cameron Burt
      cameron.burt@oxfordknight.co.uk
      +44 (0) 203 137 9576
      linkedin.com/in/cameron-burt-74a71118b/

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  • Principal Architect

    Leading Global Fintech

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary

    A world-leading spread betting and CFD provider, helping clients trade financial markets on leverage. Their trading platform allows clients to find opportunities in both rising and falling markets – with the option to trade indices, forex, shares, commodities, etc.

    They are looking for a senior level developer, with experience in leading a team, to deliver architecture principles to support design and implementation.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related domain
    • 10+ years commercial experience
    • Experience operating at senior level leading a team in an IT function such as architecture
    • Background in core Java (or any JVM) language
    • Experience working in a fast-paced, high-growth, high-volume environment
    • Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills

    Benefits

    • Flexible working hours and work-from-home opportunities
    • Performance-related bonuses
    • Cannon Street office – recently refurbished to encourage an open and collaborative working style
    • Pension, insurance and medical plans

    Salary

    Competitive base + bonus

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  • Scala Developer

    Cutting-edge VC-backed Start-Up

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary

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

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

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

    Requirements

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

    Benefits

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

    Leading Global Fintech

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary

    With offices in 14 countries, this highly successful company has a uniquely connected, truly global team. Fantastic opportunity to join their London office for a front-end developer who thrives in a fast-paced, constantly-changing environment, where your hard work is rewarded and your achievements recognised.

    Role

    • Maintain the front-end experience for users of company website, adding new features and resolving bugs
    • Work closely with middleware and and QA teams
    • Collaborate with SEO and optimisation teams, implement tests and improving site performance

    Requirements

    • 2+ years commercial experience
    • Front-end development expert, with proven track record in large-scale website projects
    • Strong HTML / JavaScript skills, experience with Enterprise CMS is preferable
    • Broad understanding of multi-country websites and interacting with content editors
    • A tenacious, curious and open-minded attitude

    Perks

    • Market-leading salary and benefits package
    • Work in a highly agile, non-bureaucratic environment with cutting-edge tech
    • Friendly, dynamic, collaborative teams across the globe
    • Great culture – flexible working, regular social events, funding for charitable work, career-focused training, etc.

    Salary

    Up to £90k base + bonus

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  • Developer, Core Dealing

    Leading Global Fintech

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary

    With offices in 14 countries, this highly successful company has a uniquely connected, truly global team. Fantastic opportunity to join their London office for a developer who thrives in a fast-paced, constantly-changing environment, where your hard work is rewarded and your achievements recognised.

    Role

    • Design, develop and maintain backend execution services of trading platforms, such as order management, realtime valuation, client exposure monitoring, etc.
    • Get involved in refactoring legacy code, as well as writing new services/applications from scratch
    • Guide junior developers

    Requirements

    • 3+ years commercial experience
    • Strong Java skills; experience with Spring is preferable
    • Proven track record in development, with an interest in engaging with emerging technologies
    • An interest in financial trading would be advantageous, though not essential

    Perks

    • Market-leading salary and benefits package
    • Work in a highly agile, non-bureaucratic environment with cutting-edge tech
    • Friendly, dynamic, collaborative teams across the globe
    • Great culture – flexible working, regular social events, funding for charitable work, career-focused training, etc.

    Salary

    Up to £100k base + bonus

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  • C++ Developer

    Prop Market Maker

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

    My client is a leading prop trading firm with a global presence (UK, Asia, US).  They are very tech-driven and invest heavily in their engineering teams. Developers here are truly world-class. Their vision is to make connectivity to trading exchanges a specialisation in its own right.

    They are seeking a C++ guru to join their London team. With latency at the forefront of your mind, you will be an expert in all aspects of ensuring the stability of connections. The successful developer will understand the importance of following a framework to interact with the many global exchanges. You’ll be a link between exchanges and internal teams, you’ll take pride in owning and improving the capacity and latency of existing and new links.

    Requirements:

    • Exceptional C++ developer (11/14/17)
    • Strong knowledge of multiple exchanges
    • Experience in ultra low latency design and template programming
    • Ability to solve new and unfamiliar problems quickly and creatively

    Culture / Benefits:

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

    Prop Market Maker

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

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

    This opportunity is within the team that designs, builds and runs the core platforms and the architecture. The main responsibility is for backend services, but they also develop full-stack solutions, including web-based frontends.

    They are seeking a talented C# developer to create outstanding solutions supporting critical business functions. You should be passionate about quality, and able to work on fast-paced projects, crafting great code and tests, using automation as your friend.

    Requirements:

    • Strong analytical and system design skills
    • Excellent C# ability including strong focus on testing processes
    • .NET Core; CI/CD, containerization (Docker and/or Kubernetes)
    • Modern Front-end UI development experience, especially React and TypeScript is a big plus

    Culture / Benefits:

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

    Systematic Hedge Fund

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Job Summary:

    Fantastic opportunity to join a leading tech-centric hedge fund as a member of their Systematic Volatility Research team, where you will be designing and building a research simulation platform.

    Working closely on the research desk with Quant Researchers and Traders, you will be involved in every stage of the signal generation workflow, learning how to integrate strategies and how these are scaled.

    The Role:

    • Maintain, develop and support the software platform, delivering strategic enhancements
    • Integrate new instruments and trading strategies
    • Liaise with other teams, such as Software Development and Data, to coordinate changes to trading programmes

    In addition, you will have the opportunity to build your career through mentoring and professional skills courses.

    Requirements:

    • 1+ year hands-on experience in designing and building backtesting/trading platforms and exposure to full SD lifecycle
    • Excellent Python skills, along with one or more of: C++, C# or Java
    • Matlab experience is essential
    • SDLC tech – Git, BitBucket, JIRA, Jenkins would be advantageous
    • Good understanding of option pricing analytics is preferable

    Benefits:

    • Generous hedge fund bonuses
    • Gain in-depth exposure to multiple business areas (strategy, research, etc.)
    • Great working culture in fabulous central London offices, with regular socials and sports events
    • Opportunity to attend conferences and meet-ups
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  • Senior Haskell Software Engineer

    Start-Up

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    This role is within a successful mortgage broker start-up. Since their launch in 2016, they have made it their mission to fundamentally change the way people finance their homes. Whether buying for the first time, remortgaging, moving house or buying as an investment, they have developed an award-winning service that puts their customers back in the driving seat, giving them greater control over their finances. They deliver industry-leading expert advice in real time, cutting edge AI-driven technology that gives them access to the best possible deals, plain English conversations and absolutely no fees whatsoever.

    Responsibilities:

    • Playing a leading role in the evolution of their system architecture, driving best practices and development processes throughout your crew and the wider engineering team.
    • Contributing to their culture of automated testing and specification, be it through well-designed strongly-typed interfaces, property testing or end-to-end integration and system tests.
    • Working closely with non-technical crew members to focus on building systems that directly serve their customers as much as possible.

    Requirements:

    • Experience with typed, functional programming (PureScript, Haskell, F#, Scala/Cats/Scalaz, Elm, TypeScript, Flow, ML).
    • You’re keen to learn more about some of the technologies they use and concepts they believe in (functional programming, static type systems, event sourcing).
    • You’re comfortable dealing with ambiguity and making decisions (and helping others make decisions) in the face of limited information.
    • You are excited about the autonomy they’re trying to foster and you want a strong sense of ownership of yours and your team’s work.
    • A proven track record of automation and an algorithmic approach to solving problems.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary & share options
    • Career development, coaching & training
    • Free catered lunches and snacks
    • Free healthcare & life assurance
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Bi-weekly massages with Urban Massage
    • Unlimited holiday
    • Cycle to Work scheme

    Salary: £70k – 90k base + stock

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  • Senior Developer (Core)

    Award-winning Fintech

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

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

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

    Requirements:

    • General knowledge of data structures and algorithms
    • Polyglot familiar with many languages; experience with C++ and Python required.
    • JavaScript, web development, cloud infrastructure, Docker, Linux administration experience a plus.
    • Desire and ability to mentor other developers.
    • Cloud / Web experience required.
    • SecDB/Athena/Quartz experience a plus.

    Benefits:

    • Great opportunity to be part of a collaborative, innovative environment
    • Competitive salary + generous benefits
    • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Contact

      If you think you are a suitable candidate for the role and would like further info, please contact:

    • Cajovi Daniel
      cajovi.daniel@oxfordknight.co.uk
      020 3745 6532
      linkedin.com/in/cajovi-oxfordknight

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  • Quant Developer

    Award-winning Fintech

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    Benefits:

    • Great working environment, with true ownership and responsibility
    • Competitive salary + generous benefits
    • Highly collaborative, agile development process
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Contact

      If you think you are a suitable candidate for the role and would like further info, please contact:

    • Cajovi Daniel
      cajovi.daniel@oxfordknight.co.uk
      020 3745 6532
      linkedin.com/in/cajovi-oxfordknight

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  • DevOps Engineer

    Award-winning Fintech

    London

    Posted 3 Mths Ago

    Summary:

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

    The successful candidate will be part of the team responsible for automation of deployment of the infrastructure used by clients, deployment of customer environments, supporting customer and internal clients’ infrastructure, and evaluating and deploying new technologies into the environment where appropriate.

    This is a client-facing role where you will be using AWS cloud & Linux information technology day in-day out. Bridging the gap between development and infrastructure, you will be a role model for future engineering and devops teams.

    Requirements:

    • Relevant IT qualification (Microsoft Certification beneficial)
    • Self-starter, passionate about software-defined infrastructure and cloud
    • 3+ years experience using Linux and proven hands-on experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux or Ubuntu Linux)
    • Experience of Python, JavaScript, C/C++ or Golang
    • Proficient in using coding/scripting to automate/reduce time taken to complete tasks
    • Exceptional communication skills with all levels, technical and non-technical

    Benefits:

    • Great opportunity to be part of a collaborative, innovative environment
    • Competitive salary + generous benefits
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Contact

      If you think you are a suitable candidate for the role and would like further info, please contact:

    • Cajovi Daniel
      cajovi.daniel@oxfordknight.co.uk
      020 3745 6532
      linkedin.com/in/cajovi-oxfordknight

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  • Quant Developer Analyst

    Global Hedge Fund (Quant Strats team)

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    The Company:

    Join a collaborative and dynamic environment with no politics. My client manages a highly successful fixed income vehicle with a very strong track record (over $4billion AUM). The Quant Strats team develops and manages systematic trading strategies and currently runs a mid-frequency equity market neutral strategy with a global portfolio.

    The Role:

    Successful candidates will have a broad skillset covering both quantitative modelling and software development, and a solid understanding of the fundamentals of both Java and Python. You’ll be working on their multi-strategy investment model, so you will get exposure to every asset class.

    Requirements:

    • Undergrad degree 2:1 or above in a degree with high mathematical and computing content
    • Minimum 2+ years in a quant development role
    • Proficient with Python, Java and SQL
    • Excellent financial knowledge (preference for equity markets)

    Salary:

    Uncapped + strong bonus

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  • Low-latency C++ Engineer

    Top HFT firm - London

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    The Company:

    Founded in New York City, my client are a globally leading quant trading firm, responsible for about 5% of all stock trading in the United States. Employees are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.

    The Role:

    Core Developer working on a distributed system at the frontier of latency and throughput. You’ll do machine learning over huge datasets in a massive compute cluster. If you are a smart programmer who loves code challenged, hates to climb corporate ladders, and don’t mind the added bonus of having hard work rewarded through recognition and extremely competitive compensation, this is for you.

    Requirements:

    • Uni degree 2:1 or above in Computer Science (or similar)
    • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems, system/processor performance, and network communication.
    • 2+ years minimum using low latency C++ technologies
    • Financial knowledge advantageous but not required

    Salary:

    Base salary not capped + huge bonuses

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  • Quant Developer

    Global Market Maker

    London

    Posted 4 Mths Ago

    Leading market makers looking to hire talented quant developers to join their London office. You will be amongst the brightest and best technologists in London, working closely with quant researchers and traders to design, build and optimize cutting-edge high-throughput trading systems and core infrastructure for research and real-time alpha generation.

    You will be responsible for integrating analytics into real-time electronic trading infrastructure. You will design and develop low-level high-performance trading software.

    Requirements

    Minimum 2:1 in Computer Science or Maths or related subject from world-leading university.

    • 3 years commercial C++ experience
    • Scientific scripting language, e.g. Python, R
    • Familiar with Linux systems
    • Regression, optimization and machine learning desirable
    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong analytical skills and an enthusiasm for problem solving
    • Understanding of object-oriented programming, design patterns and data structures

    Perks

    Tier 2 visa transfer available

    Market-leading salaries and bonus structure

    Fully catered breakfast/lunch/dinner

    Social events and company holidays, competitive compensation: generous holiday allowance, health services and other flexible benefits

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  • Open Source Smart-Contract Language Modeller

    Tech-Focused Fintech - Distributed Ledger Technology

    London

    Posted 7 Mths Ago

    Job Summary

    My client has developed a proprietary, intuitive, smart-contract language using their deep expertise in scalable technology. Being a leading provider of distributed ledger technology (DLT) that solves real-world business challenges, they enable financial institutions and cross-industry organisations to bring world-renowned DLT systems into production.

    Within this role, you will be required to utilise deep technical and domain expertise to design and develop business-critical products with pragmatic and efficient code. Further to this, you will be asked to collect and define requirements based on a dynamic assessment of functional and non-functional capabilities. This role requires the individual to be able to turn an abstract idea into a strategic, pragmatic solution in code.

    The Company

    Having combined some of the top global minds with experience in research cryptography and commercial high frequency trading, the company was founded by three individuals in 2014. Their core business offering is multi-faceted: being one of the fastest growing Fintech companies, my client enables some of the world’s largest companies to harness the power of DLT to streamline their business operations. Additionally, their proprietary smart-contract programming language is used to digitise multi-party agreements and automate transactions in a secure manner.

    Requirements

    • Strong hands-on software engineer on a large-scale project; proficient in one or more functional programming languages, e.g. Scala, Haskell, F#, ideally in a production environment. Happy to look at engineers with no functional experience under exceptional circumstances.
    • Exceptional communications skills, comfortable presenting complex concepts in front of large client audiences – both technical and non-technical
    • Deep understanding of financial markets and processes; experience should be in the front office; the candidate must understand the strategy of markets as well as its mechanics. Financial engineering experience as a ‘quant’, ‘strat’, or ‘algo trading developer’ would be advantageous
    • MSc or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field would be nice to have

    Benefits

    • Competitive base salary + strong bonuses
    • Opportunity to travel – offices in London, New York, Zurich, Sydney and Budapest
    • Incredible benefits package on offer
    • A chance to work alongside a world-class team within an excellent working environment
    • Job Type
      Permanent
    • Specialties
      Functional Programming,Modelling
    • Salary & Visa Info

      £100 – 150k

    • Happy to sponsor Tier-2 visas

    • Contact

      If you think you are a strong match or would like a chat about the market in general, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

    • Josh Williamson
      +44 (0)20 3475 5021
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