Python Engineer – HFT- Leading Quant Fund | London

    Oxford Knight Published: February 12, 2021
    London, United Kingdom
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    The positive feel of a start-up with the benefits that come with a more established player, this leading HFT firm is looking for a dynamic software engineer to join one of their most successful quant trading teams. Collaborating extensively with traders and other technologists, you'll design, write and maintain a complex Python infrastructure. This role is as front office as developers come within the firm without being a Quant.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about development, and keen to learn about automated electronic trading. You will be expected to solve difficult technical problems in a fast-paced and energetic environment, with a focus on processes that are robust, scalable and fault-tolerant. Most problems require high-availability, high-throughput and low-latency solutions.

    The trading team see technology as a key component of their continued success and candidates will be exposed to cool, cutting-edge technologies.

    Financial experience is not essential; just a willingness to learn and learn quickly.

    ***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.***


    • Solid knowledge of Python and Linux. Some C++ preferable
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to make the right engineering decisions to achieve maintainability, extensibility and debuggability
    • Self-directed and able to take ownership of several projects at once
    • Knowledge of SQL, Redis, InfluxDB. is a bonus
    • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent)


    • Competitive base salary + bonus; they will pay leading market rate / are flexible for the right candidate
    • Collaborative and rewarding work environment and culture
    • Free breakfast , lunch and dinner

    If this sounds like you, or you would like to know more, please get in touch.

    Andy Stirling-Martin
    [email protected]
    07453 28768


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