Security Software Developer - Hedge Fund, London

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Oxford Knight
  • 23 mars 19

Security Software Developer - Hedge Fund, London

posted on 13 April 2017 in: Capital Markets Jobs ○ London ○ Permanent

Key words:

OO Development, Cryptographic Libraries, middleware, infrastructure, data tagging, Agile, TDD, BDD


My client is a systematic tech driven hedge fund based in the heart of London, looking for a passionate security engineer to help architect and improve their current system. Challenges this team face include developing (or integrating) solutions for code integrity, endpoint authentication, application armouring, data tagging & flow control, and sandboxing.

The role

This position involves developing & maintaining: security application back & front ends; security libraries and controls (cryptography); Integrating third party security technology; Contributing to architecture and team outreach regarding secure development lifecycle; and working closely with other developer teams to ensure security best practice.


  • Exceptional programming skills in any OO - code base is predominantly in C# however.
  • Experience in OO design and strong data structures and algorithms.
  • 2:1 degree (or equivalent) from a prestigious university in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • You will be a software engineer, who believes in engineering solutions, and recognizes in advance where engineering will pay off versus short cuts.
  • Comfortable working in an Agile, TDD environment.

Why work here:
  • Contribute to Open Source projects - This may be a hedge fund but they are first and foremost a technology company
  • Most people with security experience are usually one man fire fighters in their current roles. At this company - you'll be in a dedicated team of Security professionals, and allowed to be creative / work on multiple projects.
  • Mentoring / lead opportunities available within a couple of years of joining for those who contribute considerably/ have the desire to do so.
  • Extremely high staff retention rates. This evidences how well their developers are compensated.
  • Healthcare/ Pension scheme, 5% contributed by the firm/ Onsite high spec showers and free towels/ cycle to work scheme etc etc etc...

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you feel you are suitable for this role and/or would like to know more.

Nathalie Aylmer


[t] 02031375408

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