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Front Office Developer

Front Office Developer

  • Location

    London, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Development

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Lewis Bickerton

  • Job ref:

    5895

Front Office Developer
Python, RAD, Ruby, SQL, T-SQL, Agile, DevOps, .NET, VBA, BI tools, Front Office, Exchange Traded Funds

Hedge Fund – City of London
£100000 – £120000 per annum + Bonus

Harrington Starr has partnered up with a Hedge Fund in the city of London who are looking for a front office developer with strong Python skills to essentially take over front office IT and work very closely with all of front office to get the most out of their business.  This is a massive hire that was pushed forward by the traders and they really want to someone to come in and help them build out strategies to give them an edge in a competitive market.  You will be heading up all front office systems, the language of choice is python but the company are open to people from diverse backgrounds and want someone specifically who knows front office and can work with the business to achieve greatness.  The front office developer role is unique position and will offer enormous amounts of autonomy.  It is an organisation in which you can get things done quickly and make changes without having to jump through the many political hoops.

As the front office developer, it goes without saying you must have a financial technology background, even better if you come from the Hedge Fund or Fund space.  They currently use a lot of Microsoft technologies so everything you build will be Greenfield.  They are open to technologies, but are looking at Ruby, DevOps technologies, and BI tools.  You will be part of the ETF team which consists of 8 people.  The environment is very agile and will suit a forward thinker who can develop strategies themselves.  It is an unbelievable company to work for and not to mention award winning. 

Key Skills

  • Extensive experience building Front office applications
  • A Python background
  • Agile experience
  • SQL Server experience
  • Financial background

Nice to Have

  • Ruby exposure
  • Worked with .NET
  • VBA Skills
  • ETF exposure
  • Hedge Fund background

Front Office Developer
Python, RAD, Ruby, SQL, T-SQL, Agile, DevOps, .NET, VBA, BI tools, Front Office, Exchange Traded Funds

I have had a long conversation with the client of this company and this truly a stand out role in which you can make the difference with the ability to make decisions.  You will be working with a Front Office team that want a technologist with them as they see the value it could bring to the organisation.  Please contact Lewis Bickerton for more information on this role.