Senior Python Engineer / Developer - London

X4 Group
Covent Garden
£50k - 80k per year
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Python Engineer / Developer - London

Senior Python Engineer / Developer - London

ROLE: Senior Python Developer

LOCATION: Central London


SALARY: £50-80,000 per annum

My financial client, based in Central London, are looking for a talented Python Developer with a strong mathematical mind-set to join their growing team.

The company, with various global bases, provide solutions to financial firms.

They are looking for a senior engineer to join their London team. It is crucial you are a self-motivated self-starter as you will be expected to hit the ground running upon joining. The role is also partly client-facing, so communication skills are key. You must have proven experience in delivering high-impact projects.

Essential Sills:

  • Object-oriented development in Python 3
  • Distributed messaging (ZeroMQ, RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • WebAPIs and knowledge of RESTful designs.
  • SQL queries (MySQL, SQL Server)
  • Unit testing/mocking frameworks
  • Design patterns for testability
  • Multithreading/asynchronous programming

Desirable skills:

  • Strong C# (ideally .NET 4.5) with a server-side focus would be ideal
  • Computer Science / Maths / Physics / Engineering or similar quantitative graduate
  • Unix-based platforms
  • Cloud (AWS or Azure)
  • Docker
  • Git
  • NoSQL
  • Ansible or awareness of similar automation engines for DevOps
  • Agile
  • Financial services experience (SWIFT/FIX)

Interviews are already under-way. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to and call for more information – candidates must be spoken to before being sent to the client.

Sponsorship is not offered for this role.

We offer a referral fee for successfully placed referred candidates, so please do get in touch if you are aware of any friends, colleagues or contacts that may be on the lookout for a new role.

Senior Python Engineer / Developer - London

Senior Python Engineer / Developer - London

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