Security Software Developer – Hedge Fund, London

  • £80000 - 120000
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Oxford Knight
  • 23 May 17

Summary My client is a systematic tech driven hedge fund based in the heart of London, looking for a passionate security engineer to help architect and improve their current system. Challenges this team face include developing (or integrating) solutions for code integrity, endpoint authentication, application armouring, data tagging & flow control, and sandboxing.

Key words:

OO Development, Cryptographic Libraries, middleware, infrastructure, data tagging, Agile, TDD, BDD


 The role

This position involves developing & maintaining: security application back & front ends; security libraries and controls (cryptography); Integrating third party security technology; Contributing to architecture and team outreach regarding secure development lifecycle; and working closely with other developer teams to ensure security best practice.




·         Exceptional programming skills in any OO – code base is predominantly in C# however.

·         Experience in OO design and strong data structures and algorithms.


·         2:1 degree (or equivalent) from a prestigious university in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

·         You will be a software engineer, who believes in engineering solutions, and recognizes in advance where engineering will pay off versus short cuts.

·         Comfortable working in an Agile, TDD environment.



Why work here:


·         Contribute to Open Source projects – This may be a hedge fund but they are first and foremost a technology company

·         Most people with security experience are usually one man fire fighters in their current roles. At this company - you’ll be in a dedicated team of Security professionals, and allowed to be creative / work on multiple projects.

·         Mentoring / lead opportunities available within a couple of years of joining for those who contribute considerably/ have the desire to do so.

·         Extremely high staff retention rates. This evidences how well their developers are compensated. 

·         Healthcare/ Pension scheme, 5% contributed by the firm/ Onsite high spec showers and free towels/ cycle to work scheme etc etc etc…


Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you feel you are suitable for this role and/or would like to know more.


Nathalie Aylmer


[t] 02031375408