Software Engineer (Python/Java/C++)- Global Quant Firm Software Engineer (Python/Java/C++)- Global Quant  …

Oxford Knight
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Oct 21
Oxford Knight
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Oct 21
Software Engineer (Python/Java/C++)

Lively, positive spirit of a start-up, with the stability of a longer-established player, this leading quant firm is looking for a tech-savvy software engineer to join an growing global team designing and building a leading-edge post-trade processing platform. This is a very strategic build out, and the successful candidate will be the only member of the team in London, so very strong communication skills are needed and the ability to work well on your own.

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 and start-up industries. This role would suit someone who thrives in an autonomous position with large amounts of project ownership, while being part of a larger, collaborative team.

They see technology as a key component of their continued success. The ideal candidate will have significant experience with SQL databases and messaging solutions (such as Kafka) and be a skilled communicator.

NO finance experience is necessary.

  • Design and develop a next-generation post-trade system
  • Design and develop software components, such as trade reconciliations, and tool to analyse trading activity involving Big Data
  • Work closely with users and core tech team to gather requirements and translate them into robust system design

***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote***

  • Minimum 5+ years' hands-on development experience in Python, Java or C++
  • Strong knowledge of data architecture, software design and best coding practices
  • Bonus points for supporting middle and back office functions (e.g. trade, position, locates, settlements management, inter-departmental workflows)
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, where accuracy is crucial
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)

  • Competitive base salary & bonus
  • Enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact
  • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
  • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner


up to £150k + bonus

If this sounds like you or you would like to know more, please get in touch:

Andy Stirling-Martin
07453 283768

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