Job title: Senior Software Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Technology
Expertise: Pandas Python NumPy SciPy
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London, United Kingdom
Job published: 06/15/2022
Job ID: 32939

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer (Python)

A global hedge fund in systematic trading (£30bn) is hiring a Senior Software Engineer in London. This is a top-performing high-frequency trading firm where the successful candidate will sit with Traders to expand a trading platform for market-making and proprietary trading.

If successful, the Senior Software Engineer will sit on the trading floor focussing on designing, implementing, and operating automated systems for options across a variety of asset classes from fixed income and equities to digital assets.

Total compensation for this Senior Software Engineer role in the region of £220k-£350k + upside on bonus.

Senior Software Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day technology requirements of the high-frequency proprietary trading systems
  • Design, develop, implement, test, and support production
  • Accelerate trading and research analysis workflows by utilising and expanding infrastructure
  • Evaluate new technologies to improve on the current technological stack
  • Collaborate with other engineers, traders, and researchers to design custom frameworks
  • Write performance-sensitive code and user-friendly APIs to facilitate access to the in-house data analysis infrastructure
  • Lead design discussions and conduct code reviews to maintain high standards and quality of written code

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • Can operate in multiple language domains (Python, Java, C++, or Rust)
  • Experience building and running production quantitative services in the trading industry
  • Expertise in data analysis, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or signal processing
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Ability to mentor others and lead small projects

Please apply to the role directly, or feel free to email me:

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