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Python Developer – Risk Technology

Top-Tier Global Hedge Fund

London

New Listing

Salary: up to £140k base, £200k TC

 

Client

Fantastic opportunity for a talented individual with Python server-side development skills to join the Risk Technology team at one of the world’s most prestigious hedge funds. This is a great place to work; the tech culture is second to none and hard work is well rewarded.

Working closely with Risk Management teams, you’ll be part of a small team of full stack developers building out the strategic next-generation Enterprise Risk Platform. This will involve developing new tools and infrastructure in a microservices-based event-driven architecture using Python (Flask/FastAPI). You’ll also build custom views, services and workflows using HTML5/Angular/JS/Typescript.

The successful Python Developer will enjoy solving complex problems for the business, and be extremely detail-orientated, organized and thorough.

Skills and Experience Required

  • 3+ years’ server-side development experience in Python in a microservices framework
  • Previous experience of Kafka and UI/web-based front-end technologies, e.g. HTML, Javascript, Typescript
  • Familiar with agile development and testing frameworks, including CI/CD

Desirable

  • Financial industry experience
  • Strong academic record in STEM subject
  • Experience with cloud platforms/products, particularly AWS (Redshift, Dynamo, Lambda, S3, etc.)

Benefits & Incentives

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