Python Developer - Sports Trading

City of London, London
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Python Developer - Sports Trading - Central London

An established Sports Betting start-up is looking for an innovative Python Developer to continue and enhance the development of sports odds feeds from various bookmakers, which are used by all their products: their internal trading engine and strategies and web analysis platform.

They combine best practice research with a firm commitment to excellence in technology.

About the Role

The job will include parsing odds feeds from bookmaker APIs at high frequencies using asynchronous Python libraries such as gevent and creating bet execution capabilities for bookmakers. We handle large amounts of data and use databases such as Cassandra and mongodb and message queue RabbitMQ. You will ideally have experience processing high rates of throughput of real-time data and working with APIs. Some experience with big data ideal but not required.

These feeds and capabilities are at the core of what they do and are integral to the company’s success. They are a growing and innovative technology company at the intersection of finance and sports betting.

The technology stack is as follows;

  • Proactive and a self-starter
  • Python
  • Linux
  • API’s

The Opportunity

  • Although the company is established their UK operation is new and therefore presents great opportunities for career development and progression
  • A chance to influence the tech stack and become an integral part of the technology team