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Software Engineer (Python)

Global Quant Firm

London

Posted 4 Wks Ago

Salary: up to £150k + bonus

 

Summary

Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for an engineer skilled in Python. You will join a growing quant trading team to evolve, improve and maintain all elements of the team’s infrastructure, as well as contributing to production – ensuring trading proceeds smoothly across global markets.

Developers here are highly valued and well-rewarded for hard work, and as a result, are some of the brightest minds from across the trading, tech, academic and start-up industries. Collaborating extensively with traders and technologists, you can expect exposure to a wide range of exciting and challenging projects. These will include software design, big data, and high-performance computing, working with infrastructure in Python and C++.

Here, technology is viewed as crucial to their continued success. The successful Software Engineer will be passionate about development, and able to solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced and energetic environment.

***Interviews will be remote; ideally start dates will be in-house, but they’re flexible.***

Requirements

  • Minimum 2+ years’ Python programming experience, with some knowledge of C++
  • Comfortable doing system design as well as situational problem-solving
  • Solid experience of working on a Linux platform
  • Self-starter who can work independently and be able to drive a project from inception through to delivery
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering
  • Bonus points for trading industry experience (2-5 years would be ideal)

Benefits

  • Competitive base salary + bonus
  • They’re willing to be flexible with WFH
  • Enormous opportunity to grow, learn and have an impact
  • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
  • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner