Senior Python Developer, world leading Hedge Fund

Senior Python Developer, world leading Hedge Fund, market data ingestion and analysis systems. Mentoring junior developers, fully hands on position.

This multi-billion aum long/short equity Hedge Fund is looking for a senior Python biased technologist to join to work on their market data collection systems. Within this business market data can come in the form of traditional reuters, Bloomberg etc data. Increasingly, data from the web which can help analysts and portfolio managers find value or growth opportunities within sectors/businesses they are researching is sought. Data provision is the lifeblood of this business and therefore this is an important hire for this innovative part of the business, the team are building web scraping and machine learning based systems to collate diverse datasets

The leadership team are looking for someone who wants to be fully hands on whilst mentoring the other members of the market data development team, this is a ‘guiding hand’ role rather than a line management role.

The team are looking for someone who is experienced with Python and confident with their skills with Pandas, Numpy and Scypy are also beneficial to have. They need someone with strong fundamental computer science knowledge e.g. data structures etc. They are diversifying technically to harness the power of newer technologies such as Kafka.