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Execution Software Engineer - Tech Lead

Job title: Execution Software Engineer - Tech Lead
Location: London
Industry: Development
Salary: no
Reference: 16281
Contact name: Hari Sopal
Job published: August 15, 2022

Job description

Execution Software Engineer

OOP Programming, (expert development using any of Python, Java, C++, C#) , Typescript, Order Management systems, Execution development, algorithmic trading strategies, FIX, data structures, SQL, MongoDB, Restful API, Trading Technologies. Market Data

Harrington Starr has partnered with a Algo Trading Hedge Fund who are looking to start a Greenfield project where you will be building from scratch a Front Office Trading and Execution platform working alongside Quant Analyst and Traders.

This is a rare opportunity where you will be involved in designing, developing and implement algo trading strategies, designing developing and implement a Order Management Systems (OMS) used by Quants and Traders. You will also be involved in designing and building a real time trading application.

The Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of OOP languages in either Python, C+, Java, C#
  • Expert knowledge of Data Structures and Algo Trading strategies.
  • Strong Development experience of concurrent and event driven systems
  • Experience with both high level architecture and low level coding.
  • Experience with designing and building Trading applications (multi asset trading)
  • Experience with FIX Protocol
  • Experience with API Development from 3rd party systems
  • Financial Market Data knowledge
  • Extensive Software Development knowledge within the Front Office space.
  • Knowledge of tools like - Git, Jenkins, Docker, etc.
  • Experience of web-based development (TypeScript)


This role would suit a Senior and well experience Software Engineer who is looking to make a leap in a Technical Leadership role where you will have full autonomy and responsibility to work directly with Traders and Quants building out a world class Trading, Execution and Order Management system for the Fund. The role is completely greenfield and you will join to help kick start this project off.
The role offers a ‘open chequebook’ Salary on offer as we are looking to engage with experience Software Engineers to can add value into this Hedge Fund. There is also an impressive bonus structure in place with benefits. The Fund has over $1.5 AUM and now looking to take the next leap using Technology to future their presence in the buy-side space.
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