Senior Software Engineer (Python) – Hedge Fund/Quant Trading

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Senior Software Engineer (Python) - Hedge Fund/Quant Trading

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: £80,000/yr - £140,000/yr


We are looking for an exceptional Software Engineer to be an integral member of the Data Engineering team. We work closely to solve challenging problems that have direct impact on our business and trading.

In this role, you will contribute to the design, build and growth of our data platform. You will have the opportunity to develop highly scalable and performance solutions, while partnering with various stakeholders, including Engineering and Research/Execution teams.

Prior experience with financial data is beneficial but not necessary; we welcome talented developers without a background in financial services and are happy to provide training and guidance.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Design and develop scalable performant services using best practices.

• Write automated tests, maintain, and scale delivery/integration pipelines.

• Develop reusable libraries for the data engineering team.

• Collaborate with engineering teams to propose and develop features.

• Debugging and optimizing performance of data queries and storage.

Your present skillset:

• Deep experience and passion for programming, design, and architecture (Python preferred).

• Knowledge of testing as part of continuous delivery and integration pipelines.

• Familiarity with SQL and relational databases.

• Excellent communication skills, and ability to collaborate effectively in a small, close-knit team.

• Familiarity with cloud technologies (AWS/GCP/Azure).

• Fluency in English.

If you are a talented Senior Python Engineer working within a highly, complex, hedge fund or quantitative environment, then please send a copy of your updated CV directly to this advert or on david.b@weareorbis.com

Recruiter: David Blackmore


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