Senior Software Engineer Senior Software Engineer …

in London, United Kingdom
Temporary, Full time, Hybrid
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up to £125,000
in London, United Kingdom
Temporary, Full time, Hybrid
Be the first to apply
up to £125,000
This is a 6 month (likely rolling contract) FTC paying up to £120k. This is a hands on role. You will analyse domain, design, code, test (automated testing: unit tests, integration tests, E2E tests; manual acceptance tests), review code, maintain the CI/CD, release, debug and support the application in production, and own the delivery of exciting and complex capabilities end to end. You will be part of a highly effective engineering team, building a portfolio management platform.

You will be responsible for:

  • Practising disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, pragmatic code)
  • Coding in Python (pandas, numpy) and JavaScript (React, Redux, nodeJS, Webpack)
  • Using internal tooling to manage services running in AWS
  • Integrating with RESTful APIs
  • Unit testing, integration testing, contributing to maintaining and constantly improving the CI/CD pipeline
  • Designing data models and coding against databases (both RDS and document)
  • Code reviews, design reviews
  • Code instrumentation, setting up proactive monitoring dashboards and alerts
  • Analysing metrics in order to optimize the processes and implementation
  • A share of release management and platform support
  • Liaising with users and subject matter experts in order to gather requirements, analyse solutions and triage feedback and incidents
  • Understanding business requirements and translating them into technical requirements

Required skills and expertise:

  • Expert Python and JavaScript programming
  • Extensive professional experience with React, Redux and NodeJS
  • Experience of distributed and cloud computing
  • Familiarity with AWS

Preferred experience/skills

  • An understanding of the asset management business and/or financial markets
  • Experience using Material UI design system
  • Experience with ag-Grid
  • Experience with Apache Airflow
  • Testing with Cypress
  • Experience with gRPC
  • Experience with AWS ECS, RDS, DynamoDB
  • An understanding of basic user experience principles
  • Familiarity with statistics


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