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Database Engineer MySQL Python Trading

Job Title: Database Engineer MySQL Python Trading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/14002/D/JR/260220_1582718842
Contact Name: Data Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Database Engineer (MySQL Python Go Linux). Global trading company is seeking a technically-minded Database Engineer to work on and lead major projects involving a mix of database technology.

The company fosters a culture of intellectual curiosity; using cutting-edge technology to solve complex technical problems. As a Database Engineer you'll be working with cross-disciplinary teams of brilliant people and will also be given the tools to scale your own personal and professional development; supported to reach your full potential.

Day to day, you'll be involved with projects that span database engineering (e.g. deploying, scaling or managing database infrastructure) and working with teams to optimise business performance, on Schema design, architecture planning, technology selection and more.

The ideal candidate will be a confident self-starter, passionate about open source technology. Ideally, you will have experience in more than one (e.g. MySQL, Postgres, Clickhouse, InfluxDB etc.) and a good ability to automate using a language such as Python or Go.

In this Database Engineer position you will be working with an up-to-the-minute tech and will be granted the freedom to select technologies you deem most appropriate for the task at hand. You'll take ownership of many parts of the stack, including embedding with trading and other teams.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Database Engineer to accelerate their career.


*You have significant experience working with open source database(s)
*You are passionate about solving challenging business problems with cutting-edge technology
*You're comfortable using programming languages for automated tasks (Python, Go etc.)
*You have experience using Linux to understand and troubleshoot an overall system
*You're proficient with SQL
*Desirable: experience working on petabyte scale data warehouses and distributed database systems, you have industry experience in finance / trading, you have experience with Python / Kafka / ETL pipelines

As a Database Engineer you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £150k) plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package. You'll be based at modern offices in the heart of London, with a fantastic selection of local amenities and close to transport links.

If you are interested in this Database Engineer role, apply now or call today to find out more.