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Senior Developer Greenfield Data platform & Analytics suite

Job Description

My client is a Data, Tech and Quant Driven Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund, currently experiencing exponential growth (Top 3 fastest growing Buyside firms). They now seek an expert Senior Software Engineer, reporting to the Head of Data Development, to be intrinsic to the design and build of a greenfield X-Asset Data and Analytics Platform, including frameworks, tools, APIs, and more.

Applicants suited to this role will have an expert understanding of Python, along with 1 other (Rust, Go, C++), and a deep understanding of modern Data Architecture, including the likes of Databricks / S3 / Snowflake.

You will work in partnership with Quant Research & Trading teams firmwide (Equities, Rates, Commodities, FX, OTC, Volatility, and Digital Assets).

Indicative Compensation (upwardly flexible for those with expertise across ALL desired pillars)

  • Basic Salary - £135k-£170k
  • Bonus - £40k-£100k+ This will be based on technical expertise across all layers of a modern data stack, product knowledge, coding expertise
  • Plus Full Benefits
  • Plus 2-3 days WFH

Key Skills required

  • Minimum 6 years as a Software Developer (inc. APIs) & Data Engineer (inc. Pipelines and Associated frameworks) with Python as your core language
  • Polyglot skills, 1 of C++, Rust, Go
  • Strong DB skills be it MySQL, PosgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Expert understanding of Data lake tech - Snowflake, Databricks, S3
  • 2.1 or 1st class Degree or Master's in Computer Science or Data related
  • Warehousing: such as Redshift, BigQuery
  • Workflow mgmt systems: such as Airflow, Luigi, Kedro
  • DevOps and Iac tech such as Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform
  • AWS preferred (GCP, Azure), they use both On-Prem and Vendor.
  • Ideally currently working for a elite FinTech / Data Provider, Fund, Prop, or T1 Investment Bank