Software Developers x 3-Systematic Hedge Fund

Software Developers x 3-Systematic Hedge Fund

Job Title: Software Developers x 3-Systematic Hedge Fund
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60,000-£110,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PS4015
Contact Name: PS
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Job Published: December 09, 2016 19:30

Job Description

Our client, one the fastest growing systematic Hedge Funds, is currently looking to augment their highly skilled development team to continue to develop their market leading trading platform. The platform is a proprietary built trading system. As advocates of using the right tool for the right job,  the platform has been developed utilising several different technologies. This outstanding role provides the opportunity to work on several greenfield projects for the front office covering low latency execution systems, quant research platforms and market data systems.

The role

as a Polyglot developer you will be responsible for building, testing and deploying strategic and tactical solutions for their trading platform

work on multiple greenfield projects, choosing the best tool for the job at every stage and gaining exposure to a variety of big data technologies, functional and OO languages

deliver thoroughly tested code which will be used to trade millions of pounds

responsible for your work throughout the full software development lifecycle

initially workin closely with a senior developer who will give you 1 on 1 support and guidance to bring you up to speed with their proprietary system

working within this research driven organisation you will constantly be challenged and given the autonomy to craft creative and innovative technical solutions

The ideal candidate 

computer science or STEM graduate(2:1 and above) from a top tier university

minimum 2 years + professional development experience

good knowledge of either Java, C#, C++, Python or Scala ideally with exposure to big data

strong mathematical aptitude

ability to think and operate calmly under pressure

What they can offer you

working closely with the business, this role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to develop your financial (as well as technical) knowledge

the opportunity to work in a team of elite technologists from around the world on diverse greenfield projects

a flexible working environment with amazing break-out areas and a cool relaxed office culture with the option to work from home