Distinguished Engineers/Tech Fellows wanted Distinguished Engineers/Tech Fellows wanted …

McCabe & Barton
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Aug 19
to £200k total comp
McCabe & Barton
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Aug 19
to £200k total comp
Leading Investment Manager seeking a Senior OR Principal Engineer to help industrialise quant & Fixed Income IT across their front- office. AWS or other cloud preferred, happy to look at both Java and Python backgrounds. Whilst 70 per cent hands-on, this is a very senior opportunity and would probably attract a Distinguished Engineer or Tech Fellow in a larger Investment Bank. This is small agile team, is well funded and would suit someone who's keen to just get stuff done, and perhaps make for a refreshing change for anyone frustrated with the red tape of much larger firms...….

Our Asset Management client is seeking a number of Principal or Senior Software Engineers to augment their Fixed Income Front Office technology team to build a new platform on AWS. The platform will require a individual who is capable across the full stack with Java on the back end and ideally Python. As a key contributor throughout the entire product lifecycle, you will be required to think outside the box and bring cutting edge technology in-house.

In this role, you will help engineer and develop new capabilities using modern web/cloud technologies for use by our Portfolio Managers and Quantitative Analysts.

Core Attributes:

Good knowledge of vanilla Fixed Income products from buy/sell side

Demonstrable passion for technology ideally with personal projects or open-source involvement.

Someone who takes pride in engineering excellence and instils these values in others.

A proponent of strong collaborative software engineering techniques and methods: agile development, continuous integration, code review or pairing, unit testing, refactoring and related approaches. 

Skills:

Expert knowledge in one or more programming languages such as Python or Java, with experience utilizing object oriented and functional programming styles

Proficient with a range of open source frameworks and development tools –  D3, NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Jupyter preferred

Experience building and deploying a modern /native web/cloud stack:

Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or similar

ECS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform

Continuous integration and deployment technologies

Knowledge of one or more relevant database technologies – SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, RedShift

Proficient on Linux platforms with knowledge of various scripting languages

Strong desire to develop using TDD and BDD technologies

Ideal:

Experience of web-based development and visualisation technology for portraying large and complex data sets and relationships

An advanced level of relevant mathematical knowledge e.g. statistics, time-series analysis, asset pricing theory, optimisation algorithms.

Experience with the fundamentals of algorithms and data structures

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