Python/Scala/R Developer, Hedge Fund, London, £40-45k

  • 45k + Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Source Technology
  • 13 Feb 17

You will be using Scala, MongoDB, R, and Python to develop the core trading infrastructure from the ground up. A new, dynamic Hedge Fund based in the heart of London is seeking a new Developer familiar with Scala, R or Python to work directly alongside the CTO in order to grow the business from the ground up. This developer will be delivering high performance, low latency algo trading software through writing hand-optimised, multi-threaded core code in Scala / Python or R.

Python/Scala/R Developer, Hedge Fund, London, £40-45k

You will be using Scala, MongoDB, R, and Python to develop the core trading infrastructure from the ground up.

A new, dynamic Hedge Fund based in the heart of London is seeking a new Developer familiar with Scala, R or Python to work directly alongside the CTO in order to grow the business from the ground up. This developer will be delivering high performance, low latency algo trading software through writing hand-optimised, multi-threaded core code in Scala / Python or R.

 

This is a challenging role covering risk assessment, analytics, market dynamics and portfolio construction. Technically this is a Greenfield project using the latest technologies in Scala, R and Python with the responsibility to build a key platform for the business to grow. There is no better time to join a business, the flat structure and learning opportunities are unparalleled.

 

Your Experience

  • Academically exceptional
  • Financial Services experience not required
  • 1-3 Years commercial development experience ideally 

 

I am looking for a strong Junior Software Engineer with Scala/R/Python skills to architect the platform, working directly with the CTO. The central data store is built around a MongoDB database. Scala is the predominant sever side language (OO/FP).

 

Essential Skills

  • Scala, Python, R
  • Object Oriented development (Java / C# / Scala)

 

You will be working in a fast paced, high pressured environment facing the traders and quants, gaining the ability to understand and design a market leading risk system. The business have a focus on career development and are hiring with a long term view in mind.

 

Interpersonal

 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good problem solving and design skills
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Accuracy & attention to detail
  • Professional, well presented
  • Establishes effective working relationships at all levels
  • Salary and Benefits

 

This role offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

For more information please send through your CV to James