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Software Engineer (C++/Python)

Location: United Kingdom (London, City of) Type: Permanent

Software Engineer (C++/Python)

 

London based

 

My client is a top 10, multi-billion hedge fund currently managing around $24bn in AUM. They are currently looking to build out their Fixed Income (GFI) Software Engineering team which is responsible for building the trading platform and risk system which is used globally by the firm.

 

Towards the beginning of the position, you will be given time to spend on projects that give you the chance to familiarise yourself with Fixed Income technology and products. Following this you will be joining the Core Development team which supports the Fixed Income and Macro Strategies codebases. The Macro Strategies group is a Greenfield team and gives you the opportunity to work on some new, dynamic projects, which is currently headed up by a well-known Strat in the industry. 

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a firm that value their employees, and promote career progression – giving you the chance to work with some top Quants and Developers in the industry it is a fantastic place to take your career to the next step. With a flat, collaborative structure and fantastic compensation packages on offer it is a great place to join if you are looking to leverage your current skills and further expand your knowledge.

 

You could be working in a Software Engineering position within another bank/hedge fund or outside of industry with strong motivations to move into the financial industry.

 

The Role

 

You will be:

  • Building and developing the trading platform, tools and infrastructure
  • Optimising/refactoring and improving existing code systems
  • Building out new Greenfield codebases
  • Designing, developing and implementing core systems
  • Integrating projects into a build system, using both Linux and Windows

 

 

Skills and Qualifications

 

  • Technical education should include an Undergraduate or Advanced degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or similar
  • Proven track record in software design and development, inside or outside of finance
  • Strong proficiency and experience using C++ on Linux or Windows platform
  • Solid scripting experience in Python or other
  • Clear interest and motivation to learn about finance

 

 

 

If interested please send a copy of your CV to Amita.Patel@AnsonMcCade.com or call 020 77806700 for more information.

Reference: AMC/AMO/AMP. To apply for this vacancy: email Amita Patel

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