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A Senior Software Engineer at a leading Trading Firm. Python.

Fourier Ltd Houston, United States
Posted 2 months ago In-Office Job Permanent $150,000 - $300,000 + Bonus
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Robert Gleeson
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Are you a seasoned Python developer with a passion for creating innovative tools and workflows? They are seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to join their Commodities trading group and build a world-class platform for quantitative and fundamental research. Your expertise will shape the future of their data analysis, research, and trading capabilities.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop tools and workflows that facilitate exploratory research.
  • Design robust Python APIs to boost research productivity.
  • Collaborate with researchers to implement studies, analytics, and production models for commodities trading.
  • Define and maintain a Python research environment tailored for data-intensive workloads.
  • Create web user interfaces for data exploration and delivery of research results.
  • Build and optimize data and machine learning infrastructure to make trading datasets accessible and useful.
  • Manage production workflows for real-time forecasting, modeling, and analytics in a Linux compute environment.
  • Develop systems for backtesting and systematic trading strategies, deploying them into their production environment.
  • Work with the research infrastructure team to leverage their Linux computer cluster.
  • Collaborate with data management teams to refine data acquisition, storage, and accessibility processes.

What You Bring:

  • Extensive experience with Python and API design.
  • Proven track record of building and scaling large-scale analysis or machine learning tools.
  • Expertise in modern data technologies (Postgres, Snowflake, Redshift, Airflow, dbt).
  • Proficiency in data visualization tools (Plotly, Panel, Dash).
  • Strong understanding of software engineering best practices.
  • Experience with strongly typed or compiled languages (e.g., Java, C++, Go, Rust).
  • Ability to manage complex projects end-to-end, including stakeholder management, requirement gathering, and mentoring junior engineers.

Why Join Them:

  • Be part of a forward-thinking team that values autonomy and the ability to quickly capture opportunities.
  • Work in a data-intensive environment where your contributions directly impact trading decisions.
  • Collaborate with researchers and traders to drive innovation in the commodities trading space.
  • Engage in a culture of high expectations, integrity, and a willingness to challenge the status quo.
  • Enjoy the flexibility and support to leverage your expertise and grow in your career.
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