Senior Developer, London

Proxime Limited
United Kingdom
£65-85k plus bonus, healthcare etc
07 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experience developer to work in Model Technologywhich supports, maintains and enhances the firm's systematic trading models and execution systems. The team looks after a wide variety of systems, such as: - Market data and market data collection systems. - Systematic trading algorithms. - Execution systems.In each of these aspects, the team is responsible for all aspects of the development lifecycle, from requirements gathering, through to implementation, testing, maintenance and ongoing support.In addition, the team help to provide support and analysis tools to: - Research team, to assist with their efforts in researching new ideas and algorithms. - Risk / portfolio management, to assist with management of our portfolios. - Compliance, to ensure accurate recordkeeping, reporting and analysis. Role: This role is for a keen developer to help design, enhance and support new and existing systems using a mixture of the latest and industry proven technology. The primary development stack for the team is R, Ruby, and ReactJS. There are opportunities to build expertise in these and other, new technologies. The position provides rich variety in terms of range of technologies and broad exposure to different parts of the business including execution, research and risk. Candidate Requirements: Required: - Strong numerate degree. - 3+ years' commercial programming experience. - Proven programming skills with solid understanding of the underlying theory and principles. - Commercial finance experience of a trading environment, such as an investment bank or fund. Advantageous: - Experience with a scientific programming language: R or Python (Pandas/Numpy). - C#, C++ or Java. - Ruby / Ruby on Rails. - Javascript web-development experience (e.g. React or Angular). - Knowledge of relational databases (e.g. SQL Server, Postgres). - Trade execution technology experience. - Mathematical or statistical background.
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