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Backend Developer - Python Linux Low Latency

Job Title: Backend Developer - Python Linux Low Latency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £120000 - £250000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/16926/C/KS/240821_1629813541
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Backend Developer / Software Engineer (Python Linux HFT). Do you have expertise with backend software development? You could be working on complex and interesting High Frequency Trading systems whilst continually learning and improving your skills at a technology driven e-trading firm as a key member of a small team, discussing ideas and collaborating to solve problems and optimise ultra-low latency e-trading systems performance.

As a Backend Developer you'll focus on a new, data centric, real-time price modelling / market-making platform. You'll be using core Python to code highly complex systems gaining knowledge of the inner workings of automated trading across multiple asset classes and geographies. Typically you'll be porting existing pricing models to new trading strategies, producing statistical analysis (automating reporting where possible), ensuring accuracy of critical data and monitoring post-trade performance and trade booking throughout the trade lifecycle.

You'll have involvement in a diverse range of projects and will be able to pro-actively identify areas for improvement.

There's currently a remote interview process and work from home during the current social distancing measures; following this you'll be based in state-of-the-art offices in East London.

*You have strong Python software engineering skills
*You have a good knowledge of Linux OS
*You have a good understanding of distributed, real-time systems
*You have a thorough understanding of Computer Science fundamentals such as OOP, Data Structures, Algorithms
*You're collaborative and pragmatic, keen to learn and improve in a flat structure where everyone can contribute
*You're likely to be degree educated

As a Backend Developer you will earn a competitive salary (to £250k) plus significant bonus and benefits package.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Backend Developer / Software Engineer (Python Linux HFT) opportunity.