Software Engineer (C++/Python)

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£80,000 to £110,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Anson McCade
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Software Engineer (C++/Python) London based My client is a top 10, multi-billion hedge fund currently managing around $24bn in AUM. They are currently looking to build out their Fixed Income (GFI) Software Engineering team which is responsible for building the trading platform and risk system which is used globally by the firm. Towards the beginning of the position, you will be given time to spend on projects that give you the chance to familiarise yourself with Fixed Income technology and products. Following this you will be joining the Core Development team which supports the Fixed Income and Macro Strategies codebases. The Macro Strategies group is a Greenfield team and gives you the opportunity to work on some new, dynamic projects, which is currently headed up by a well-known Strat in the industry.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a firm that value their employees, and promote career progression – giving you the chance to work with some top Quants and Developers in the industry it is a fantastic place to take your career to the next step. With a flat, collaborative structure and fantastic compensation packages on offer it is a great place to join if you are looking to leverage your current skills and further expand your knowledge. You could be working in a Software Engineering position within another bank/hedge fund or outside of industry with strong motivations to move into the financial industry. The Role  You will be:Building and developing the trading platform, tools and infrastructureOptimising/refactoring and improving existing code systemsBuilding out new Greenfield codebasesDesigning, developing and implementing core systemsIntegrating projects into a build system, using both Linux and Windows  Skills and Qualifications  Technical education should include an Undergraduate or Advanced degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or similarProven track record in software design and development, inside or outside of financeStrong proficiency and experience using C++ on Linux or Windows platformSolid scripting experience in Python or otherClear interest and motivation to learn about finance   If interested please send a copy of your CV to or call 020 77806700 for more information.

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Anson McCade
Tel: 020 7780 6700
Contact: Amita Patel

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