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Python Engineer

Job title: Python Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Reference: Python IM_1632219733
Contact name: Ian Bailey
Contact email:
Job published: September 21, 2021

Job description

Python Engineer

Investment Management


£90,000 + bonus + benefits

Tech: Python, Flask and/or Django, SQL, Linux


  • at least 4 years of commercial Python development experience
  • experience of web development using Flask and/or Django
  • strong SQL and Linux skills
  • front end development exposure is a bonus
  • a first class education in computer science or an engineering discipline

An investment management fund are hiring a number of Python Engineers to expand their technical capabilities as trading volumes continue to increase.

The fund has been established for close to 20 years and the last 12 months have seen a close to 100% increase in trading volumes.

You will be joining a team of experienced, highly qualified engineers, all with first class educations and many years' experience working at the top end of financial markets development.

You will get to work across the trading business from market data, to trade execution to margin calculations and reporting. There's also a lot of migration from PHP to Python to be done as well as planned cloud migration

Your role will offer plenty of exposure to the business users as you will be expected to gather requirements, design, build, test and implement solutions across the investment management and trade execution systems.

The office is currently open but there is no expectation for anyone to return until September at the earliest. When that happens, working patterns are anticipated to be 3 days in the office, 2 days from home each week.

As well as a generous salary and first-class training programme from a team of highly skilled mentors, you will also be included in a market leading bonus structure.

For full details of this role, please contact Ian Bailey at Harrington Starr

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