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Devops/High Performance Trading Systems Engineer

Global Quant Firm


New Listing

Salary: Up to £175k + bonus



One of the largest global HFT funds is looking for a talented and dynamic engineer for one of their growing quant trading teams to work on a wide range of exciting and challenging projects.

You will collaborate extensively with traders and technologists, taking ownership of both trading & operational issues, as well as the deployment process for production trading, with a view to making it fault-tolerant and scalable. This will involve writing and maintaining a complex Python infrastructure alongside configuration management of the production servers.

Unique in their field, this firm combines the lively, positive spirit of a start-up with the stability of a longer-established player. If you’re keen to learn about automated electronic trading, and can solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced and energetic environment, this role is for you.


  • Strong Python & Linux skills, with some C++/SQL knowledge preferable
  • Solid debugging skills in code development and infrastructure
  • Good instincts surrounding performance vs simplicity trade-offs
  • Comfortable taking ownership of projects & capable of driving multiple projects through to completion simultaneously
  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field (or equivalent work experience)

NB: Please don’t apply if you’re a fresh graduate


  • Competitive base salary & bonus
  • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have a significant business impact
  • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
  • Substantial benefits package, including private medical, paid parental leave, group life assurance & parking/cycle schemes