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Python Developer Tools Engineer

World-Leading Prop Trading Fund


Posted 2 Mths Ago

Salary: up to £175k base



Exciting opportunity to work at a tech-centric prop trading fund which trades a wide range of financial products, with offices across the globe. Work is organized into small, project-oriented teams, each with the independence and responsibility to make decisions that impact the business.

Python is their go-to language for data analysis, visualization and machine learning; you’ll join the team responsible for the tools that support the Python work, such as CI for test running and static analysis and automation around the deployment of Python environments & apps.

Seeking skilled engineers with experience building Python tooling at large scale who are looking for a wide-ranging role that involves both technical and product design challenges.

The successful candidate will be a smart, curious software engineer who enjoys finding solutions for complex problems. If you also have a great appetite for learning new things, this role is for you!


  • Substantial Python tooling development experience, plus a desire to learn other languages
  • Experience building a system responsible for multiple languages is important
  • Thorough understanding of Python tools and libraries, keen to offer advice on best practices
  • Outstanding communication skills, able to understand user requirements and design appropriate solutions

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

Benefits and Incentives:

  • Substantial and varied range of project work
  • Market-leading compensation
  • Great company culture, including relaxed dress code, huge emphasis on work-life balance, learning outside of the workplace
  • Collaborative and innovative environment where each person has the opportunity to make a significant impact