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Junior Python Developer

Hedge Fund

London

Posted 1 Mth Ago

Salary: £75k base + £25k bonus

Experience: 6-24 months

 

Job description: 

Client

Fabulous opportunity for a promising Junior Python developer to join one of the world’s most prestigious multi-strategy funds. They attract some of the best talent in the industry, offering true career development within a collaborative, supportive environment. Well-respected in the industry for significant investment in their technology, this is a rewarding place to work.

Role

You will join the middle-office development team, working with a third-party platform that manages the firm’s trading risk. You’ll be tasked with building and expanding data access to and from the platform, refactoring the REST-based service layer to support new trading strategies. You will design and develop tools to automate workflows – e.g. system maintenance, end-of-day processing – and extend the functionality of existing applications.

Skills and Experience Required

  • 0.5-2 years’ experience, with strong Python skills
  • Good understanding SOAs, RESTful APIs and microservices
  • Exposure to another OO language (e.g. Java, C++, C#)
  • Unix/Linux knowledge
  • Strong fundamental understanding of relational databases

Desirable

Experience with any of the following:

  • Vendor front office / risk / trading applications, e.g. Murex, Calypso, Imagine
  • Cloud architecture, especially AWS
  • Docker, Sybase, PERL/shell scripts
  • Finance experience is beneficial, but by no means a requirement

Benefits & Incentives

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