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Python Developer RAD – Commodities

Top-tier Global Hedge Fund


Posted 1 Mth Ago

Salary: up to £150k + £75k bonus


One of the world’s most prestigious hedge funds is looking for a Python developer to join their growing Commodities team to work on RAD-style projects.

This is a specialist team of engineers, quantitative developers and data scientists building a next-generation in-house commodity technology platform and the associated tools, applications and systems. Primarily developing in Python, you’ll work closely with a variety of Portfolio Management teams and thus have the opportunity to interact with a diverse range of technologies.

To be successful in this role, you will enjoy facing off to the business, have a desire to work on fast-paced projects and have outstanding communication skills with both financial and technical people.

Skills and Experience Required

  • 2+ years’ experience, ideally developing applications with Python’s Django/Flask/Tornado/FastAPI, as well as data-intensive Pandas and NumPy
  • Some web frontend development skills, ideally React or Angular
  • Working knowledge of SQL and databases, and unit testing experience
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science (or similar scientific field) from a top-tier university
  • Finance experience, ideally in Commodities

Benefits & Incentives

  • Strong salary + bonuses
  • Collaborative culture and an energetic, dynamic engineering atmosphere
  • Build and share knowledge alongside top-tier engineers