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Database Engineer - Trading

Job Title: Database Engineer - Trading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/14002/J/JR/250320_1585137583
Contact Name: Data Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Database Engineer / Developer / Administrator (Python MySQL Linux Go). Ground-breaking technology-driven Hedge Fund is seeking a skilled, detail-oriented Database Engineer to work alongside their accomplished cross-disciplinary teams and take ownership of major projects.

In conjunction with owning a diverse range of projects, you'll work with an up-to-the-minute tech stack and will have abundant opportunities to scale your personal and professional development, whilst enjoying a strong work life balance.

As a Database Engineer, 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.

*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 £120k) 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 / Developer / Administrator (Python MySQL Linux Go) role, apply now or call today to find out more.

*Please note: this company is able to conduct an entirely remote interview process during the current circumstances*