Software Engineer Role - Hedge Fund

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

Software Engineer Role - Hedge Fund

posted on 5 May 2017 in: Capital Markets Jobs ○ London ○ Permanent

Location: London,

Salary: Competitive

Summary:
Looking for exceptionally bright software engineers from any experience level, ideally from a Java background with strong interest/expertise in distributed systems, machine learning and big data (Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Docker).

Client:

My hedge fund client is driven by technology - it's their main competitive advantage. They approach the toughest problems through analysis, experimentation, design and elegant implementation. The environment is creative and engineers here follow principles of innovation and technology as much as principles of investment management. They are based in London and the US with a strong push for building out their London office.

The Role:
The software engineers with my client play a pivotal role - you will build what the organisation needs to explore data's possibilities to act on their findings.
Ideal candidates for this role learn and adapt quickly and are comfortable being dropped into deeply challenging technical problems and given responsibility to solve them. You'll combine state of the art technologies with leading edge-algorithms to understand and effectively tackle hard problems that will ultimately have profound impacts on client investments. You enjoy statistics and maths and you're intrigued also by topics such as time series analysis, large scale data processing and artificial intelligence.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelors or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline at a top university
  • Experience with Java, C or other OO language
  • An obsession with building quality software
  • Critical thinkers who are passionate about technology
  • While they analyse the data rich domain of finance, financial experience is not required


Benefits and Incentives:
  • 97% Voluntary Retention Rate: They are the destination for people with big ideas who want room to grow
  • BIG data! 22,000,000+ Gigabytes of Data and Growing!
  • They Solve hard problems: 8 Gold and Silver medallists in the international Math Olympiad
  • 60% of their employees don't have a financial background!


If you feel you are a strong match, please drop me an email:

Lydia Price
lydia.price@oxfordknight.co.uk

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