Software (PYTHON) Engineer

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Exeter
Posted
04 Nov 2018
Closes
03 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Software (PYTHON) Engineer

A leading client of ours, focused on computer-driven trading in global financial markets is seeking a Software Engineers (Python).

The Software Engineer will join our clients core Technology Team as a key player in building and scaling the company’s data platform, one of the cornerstones of their research infrastructure. This individual will be responsible for creating new research datasets by cleaning, normalizing, and loading data into the platform, as well as enhancing the underlying platform itself. As part of a small, focused team, the Software Engineer will collaborate closely with team members and end users, gain full stack data experience, and have immediate impact.

Responsibilities:

* Develop efficient, scalable data and research infrastructure.
* Implement robust workflows for processing structured and unstructured financial datasets.
* Analyse dataset coverage and quality; develop and maintain reusable libraries for data analysis.
* Work closely with quantitative researchers to extend and utilize the data platform.

Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

* Undergraduate degree in CS, EE, or related field.
* Reasonable professional experience in software or data engineering would be a distinct advantage
* Programming experience in Python (strongly preferred), Java, and/or C++.
* Familiarity with data pipelines, relational databases, and/or SQL; experience with OLAP/data warehouse solutions (e.g., Redshift, Greenplum) a plus.
* Ability to creatively propose and evaluate hypotheses for solving complex problems.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.

We look forward to receiving your application and discussing further

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