Tech Strat - Python - Hedge Fund

Location: London, England Salary: £65000 - £120000 per annum + excellent bonus
Sector: Development Type: Permanent

Tech Strat - Python - Hedge Fund

A Tech Strat (Python) is required by a leading boutique Hedge Fund in London, their European HQ. The business focuses on alternative investments, taking a multi-strategy approach on a global level. The role would see you working directly with two of the partner level portfolio managers in London, where you'll be responsible for building out the trading systems to help prepare for expansion. You'll be leveraging your engineering expertise to build platforms and tools across research, pricing, risk and Big Data to support machine learning efforts.

You would be focusing largely on Python, but will also be exposed to C++, a willingness to get stuck in across the stack will help you deliver more value to the business. You will be acting as an engineering SME within the front office, your role will be immensely varied and someone with a high degree of proactivity will really be able to make this role their own. No finance experience is necessary.

Key skills required for this Tech Strat (Python) role:

  • Educational foundation in a numerate subject, Computer Science, Maths, Physics or similar
  • Strong programming skills in Python and ideally a track record of having picked up other languages to evidence your versatility
  • Knowledge of relational databases, ideally SQL
  • Evidence of having a well-rounded engineering skill set i.e. Agile, DevOps, Cloud, TDD and Automated Testing

Key details for this Tech Strat (Python) role:

  • Salary: negotiable up to £120,000 + excellent bonus
  • Location: central London

This is an excellent opportunity for a Python focused software engineer to make a direct impact on the front office within this leading Hedge Fund. Your work will be central to the expansion of the firm, and you'll gain significant exposure to the Quantitative nature of the business, offering projects in this area if you are interested.

Hit apply now if you are interested in this Tech Strat role.

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Huxley, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales