LONDON - Python Developer

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Oxford Knight
  • 19 Mar 19

LONDON - Python Developer

posted on 6 November 2017 in: ○ London ○ Permanent

A London-based hedge fund is seeking an excellent software engineer to join its technology team in systematic trading. You will be working in the London team alongside traders and quantitative analysists to work on the cutting-edge software the business relies on to maintain its position as a main market player.

The role is varied and includes using advanced trading models and numerical algorithms to build and maintain the company's leading software platform.

Requirements:

Excellent knowledge of one or more programming languages - e.g. C++, C, Python, Java (Knowledge of Python not necessary)

Skillset on Linux platforms

Understanding of a variety of programming styles (Functional, OO) and design patterns

Good communication skills; with experience working in agile development and other collaborative engineering methods

Impeccable academic record, with a degree in a Physics, Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics

Genuine passion for technology - e.g. Github, personal projects

Knowledge of financial markets advantageous but not necessary

Benefits:

Competitive salary and bonus structure

Opportunity to work with passionate techies with benefits of working in a hedge fund

Team-building away days

Inhouse canteen and bar

Contact abby.rose@oxfordknight.co.uk for more details