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Software Engineer

Software Engineer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Development

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Lewis Bickerton

  • Contact email:

    lewis.bickerton@harringtonstarr.com

  • Job ref:

    SE_1518706937

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    #

Software Engineer (Hedge Fund)
Python, SQL, C#, Java, Kafka, Hive, Cassandra, Big Data, Hadoop, D3.JS, Analytics

Hedge Fund - London
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000 + Bonus

One of the worlds most respected Hedge Funds are looking for a software engineer to join one of the most technologically advanced market data teams in the financial services sector. As the software engineer you will be tasked to go out and find data, as well as having multiple third party products to use. A big part of the role will be making sense of that data using Big data and creating tools. As the software engineer you will be tasked to automate any process that makes sense to, and provide in depth analysis to quant traders and portfolio managers. You will also be working with a lot of visualisation so that business users can make sense of what you present to them essentially making the organisation more profitable.

The Hedge Fund are looking for a software engineer with many talents that isn't stuck with just one language. They like people who know a lot about the various different technologies in the market and are absolutely nuts about data. As the software engineer you will be working with world class people who are experts in their field. They are very open environment and like innovative people. At the moment the team uses a lot Python, SQL, C#, Java, Kafka.

Please don't get hung up on the technologies listed. They will look at anyone that loves data and has deep passion for providing excellent work and working with the best in the world.

Key Skills

  • Expertise in Python, SQL, C#, or Java
  • Experience with real-time data and utilising real-time data tools
  • Big Data background
  • Obsessive about maximising data performance
  • Strong development background
  • Experience working with a large number of technologies
  • Good communication skills

Software Engineer (Hedge Fund)
Python, SQL, C#, Java, Kafka, Hive, Cassandra, Big Data, Hadoop, D3.JS, Analytics

You will struggle to find a better environment to work in as a software engineer. It is a truly fantastic company that you would be lucky to work at. Please contact Lewis Bickerton if you would like to find out more about the role.