Algo Software Engineer (C++/Python)- Innovative Algo Trading Algo Software Engineer (C++/Python)- Innovative  …

Oxford Knight
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Oct 21
Competitive
Oxford Knight
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Oct 21
Competitive
Algo Software Engineer (C++/Python)
One of the world's top algorithmic trading firms, with data at the core of the investment process. This fully automated trading firm has a unique culture that is relaxed, but also exciting and technically stimulating, where you'll be working with some of the smartest engineers in the industry.

They are looking for driven, self-motivated programmers who thrive on constant interaction and discussion, and are happy to have multiple projects on the go at any one time. The firm is a Linux shop with a codebase written mostly in C++ and Python (though their interview process is language-agnostic and they encourage software generalists from every background to apply). You'll build tools and systems for the research team to visualize their strategies and to open up new areas/types of research, working on projects that have an impact right across the business.

If you care about the engineering process, such as automated testing, design/code reviews, technical training, etc. and less about the project management process, this role is for you!

Requirements
  • A superb programmer with solid CompSci fundamentals
  • You must be familiar with a non-scripting language, e.g. C++ / Java / Python, etc.
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment where everyone decides on the direction of their team
  • Linux/Unix experience is an advantage
  • A keen desire to figure out and solve open-ended problems, making things better for other people
  • Bonus points for DevOps skills / mindset

Rewards and Incentives
  • Market-leading salary + bonuses + generous benefits package
  • Get stuck in to interesting technical problems, with plenty of variety
  • Work closely with researchers on the tools used to develop trading strategies, see the impact of your work
  • Join a growing team with leadership opportunities


Contact
If you think you are a strong candidate for the role and would like further info, please contact:

Josh Williamson
josh.williamson@oxfordknight.co.uk
+44 (0)20 3475 5021
linkedin.com/in/josh-williamson-3745b7151

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