Senior Data Engineer

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Senior Data Engineer

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: £85,000/yr


Senior Data Engineer

(£85,000 + 30% bonus)

We’re seeking a Data Engineer to join a flat-structured team at a tech-driven company within one of the most prestigious hedge funds in the world.

The Role

  • Develop and maintain core tools for analysts, quants, and engineers to onboard and analyse datasets at multi-terabyte scale.
  • Collaborate with ML and Data Science teams to design and develop unique solutions
  • Discovering and leveraging best-in-market 3rd party tools and cloud technologies that can help to optimise the full data pipeline from scouting to trading

About the team

The business is listed on the London Stock Exchange and has been successful for 100+ years with over 1000 employees, however, the tech function is its own function that operates like a modern scale-up.

The tech teams are actively engaged with the broader technology community and have open-sourced some of their technology on GitHub. This includes tools for Python development, data engineering, and machine learning.

Tech stack: Python (numpy, pandas, scipy), Java, Dataiku, Snowflake, Kafka, Apache Beam, Bitbucket, Jenkins, ELK, OpenStack, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible, Grafana, Prometheus, ArticDB and more…

What do you need to apply?

  • 2+ years of programming experience with Python
  • Knowledge of modern practices for ETL, data engineering and stream processing
  • Working knowledge of any database technology
  • First-class degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or similar.

Nice to have’s (but not essential)

  • Prior experience with AWS data services
  • Experience in data visualisation and building web apps
  • Prior experience working with financial market data


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Estimated 30% bonus
  • WFH model – 2 days a week in the London office
  • Office overlooking the Thames
  • Great work-life balance – typical day is 9-5
  • Regular social events including Go-Karting, photography, and wine tasting

If you enjoy working with open-source tech and developing data solutions with Python then please don’t hesitate to apply.

Recruiter: Tom Fern


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