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Backend Software Engineer Python - HFT

Job Title: Backend Software Engineer Python - HFT
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/16926/A/KS/281021_1635400909
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Backend Software Engineer / Developer (Python HFT). Do you like taking things apart / breaking them to put them back together and understand how they work?
You could be joining 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 Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer / Developer you will earn a competitive salary (to £120k) plus significant bonus and benefits package.

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