Python Developer

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Python Developer

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: £80,000/yr - £130,000/yr


One of London’s most historic financial institutions is currently going through an exciting period of change from both a technology and people perspective. They are already very successful in the market however have now made a large investment to modernise the way they work. This includes building a new trading system from scratch, investing in new technologies and empowering people with one of the most refreshingly flat structure in the market.

They are currently looking for a Python Developer, alongside 22 best in market hires, to work on the greenfield build of a state of the art trading system. This position will be part of the Data Services team, focused on managing data ingestion for the greenfield trading system as well as data flow for the wider business.

The ideal candidate will reciprocate the businesses values and have a genuine want to be part of their journey. This role will need someone who has experience with Python development, an interest in finance and strong problem solving skills.

Key Skills

  • Experience coding in Python
  • Working knowledge of Python data libraries such as Pandas or Numpy
  • Experience of data modelling
  • 2 years+ experience in a Software/Data Engineering role
  • Experience working with some form of financial Derivatives is desirable
  • Previous experience working for an Exchange or with Order Management Systems is desirable
  • Strong knowledge of multiple databases including Oracle, MySQL, and MS-SQL Sever will be a great advantage
  • Knowledge of the FIX Protocol would be beneficial

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build robust, scalable Python code
  • Take ownership of key data and backend components of a greenfield trading platform, working autonomously with the trust and support of your leaders and peers
  • Make key contributions to overall systems and data architecture within a distributed computing environment

If this role is of interest, then don’t hesitate to apply!

Recruiter: John Lavery


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