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Lead Software Engineer Strategist 

Leading Global Investment Management


Posted 4 Mths Ago

Salary Range: £200k-400k TC


Fantastic opportunity at a leading multi-strategy alternative fund manager looking for an experienced developer strategist to head up a talented team of engineers.

In this role, your main focus will be building the next iteration of a Python object model they have created which adds calculated methods to data stored in an encrypted SQL relational database. You’ll lead a team responsible for the architecture, design and implementation.

Some examples of projects: automating risk reports and monthly letters that we send out to the funds’ investors, code to monitor levels of investments of certain classes of investors, and to create a model of the detailed side letter terms for specific investors.

Languages they use here are Python 3.7, C++ 17, SQL/MariaDB, Pandas, and HTML5, CSS and HTTP web technologies.


  • Expert in Python coding and proficient with C++, HTML and relational databases
  • A natural leader with strong interpersonal and communication skills and experience leading a team
  • 8-15 years’ programming experience
  • Previous experience developing financial markets software, ideally within investor relations or investment management
  • Degree in Computer or Software Engineering or equivalent

Rewards and Incentives  

  • Great base salaries and industry-leading bonus
  • Demanding but rewarding work culture
  • Work with some of the most talented people in the industry
  • Personal and professional development opportunities