Senior Software Engineer – Platform Migrations - Asset Manager - London - £90k - £120k Senior Software Engineer – Platform Migrations -  …

McCabe & Barton
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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£90k - £120k
McCabe & Barton
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
£90k - £120k
Posted by:
James Lowe • Recruiter
Posted by:
James Lowe
Our client, a trillion Dollar Asset Manager, based in London who are looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer specialising in Platform Migrations. This is an initial 6 month fixed term contract but the client have stated an extension is likely.


This is a hands-on role. You will analyse domain, design, code, test (automated testing: unit tests, integration tests, E2E tests; manual acceptance tests), review code, maintain the CI/CD, release, debug and support the application in production, and own the delivery of exciting and complex capabilities end to end. You will be part of a highly effective engineering team, building a portfolio management platform.


You will be responsible for:

  • Practising disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, pragmatic code)
  • Coding in Python (pandas, numpy) and JavaScript (React, Redux, nodeJS, Webpack)
  • Using AWS SDK to manage services
  • Integrating with RESTful APIs
  • Unit testing, integration testing. Contributing to maintaining and constantly improving the CI/CD pipeline
  • Designing data models and coding against databases, both RDS and document databases
  • Code reviews, design reviews
  • Code instrumentation, setting up proactive monitoring dashboards
  • Analysing metrics in order to optimize the processes and implementation
  • Release management on a team rota
  • Liaising with users and subject matter experts in order to gather requirements, analyse solutions and triage feedback and incidents
  • Understanding business requirements and translating them into technical requirements


Required skills and expertise:

  • Expert Python and JavaScript programming
  • Extensive professional experience with React, Redux, NodeJS, Webpack
  • Experience of distributed and cloud computing
  • Familiarity with AWS


Preferred experience/skills

  • An understanding of the asset management business and/or financial markets is preferred
  • Experience using Material UI design system
  • Experience with Apache Airflow
  • Proficient testing with Cypress
  • Experience with gRPC
  • Experience with AWS ECS, RDS, DynamoDB
  • An understanding of basic user experience principles
  • Familiarity with statistics
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