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Software Engineer (C++ and Python)

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    Michael Aspinall

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    020 3778 1437

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    about 1 year ago

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​Our Client

Our client, an expert in quantitative and systematic investing & operating globally across all liquid asset classes, are looking to hire a Software Engineer to join their already fantastic tech team in London. If you are keen to move into a collaborative, fun & growing group of engineers – this could be the opportunity for you.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Building and improving essential elements for the trading and research platform as a major member of the development team.

  • Having the ability to touch many facets of data management systems, back testing, and electronic and algorithmic trading.

  • Implementing, supporting, and running strategies in collaboration with traders and quants.

  • Developing and maintaining new software for quantitative trading frameworks.

  • Using modern technologies and components while creating clean architecture.

  • Introducing fresh concepts and trying out new technology.

Your Profile

  • 5 years of professional experience

  • Proficiency in Python and C++

  • Very strict guidelines for good development methods and code quality

  • Knowledge in high performance computing, real-time systems, and quantitative applications is advantageous.

  • Team-player

  • Driven by results

  • Quick learner

  • Excellent communication skills

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Michael Aspinall.
Phone: 020 3778 1437
Reference Code: 11676

About Rutherford
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