Senior Software Engineer - C++/Python- Global News and Market Data Producer Senior Software Engineer - C++/Python- Global News  …

Oxford Knight
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Oxford Knight
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Senior Software Engineer - C++/Python

My client is one of the world's largest producers of news and market data; ingesting millions of news stories every day from external feeds and social media in order to keep their customers informed.

The team

This is a new Data Science Platform team with members in London and New York, responsible for designing and building scalable infrastructure and tools to ingest trading data from different asset classes into a PostgreSQL/Citus-based trade store. They also develop a data toolkit for clients to query trading data and are widely involved in the larger data science community.

The role

Collaborating closely with other engineering teams, you will be taking ownership of the full development lifecycle. You will design, build and release robust, scalable new features to clients without compromising system stability. You will be a real team player, keen to drive the use of new technologies and enthusiastic about sharing your knowledge.

Their tech stack is mostly C++ and Python on Linux (with occasional UI work in JavaScript) and you'll be using industry best practice for testing, automation, and CI/CD (CMake, Google Tests, Pytest, Jenkins, Git etc.).

***Interviews will be remote; ideally start dates will be in-house, but they're flexible.***

  • Strong experience in C++ 11/14 and/or Python
  • Sound knowledge of industry best practices for testing, automation and CI/CD
  • Solid experience of managing large-scale projects and/or working with multiple stakeholders to deliver business value
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, both technical and non-technical
  • Bonus points for any of the following: database technologies such as PostgreSQL, Citus, Greenplum; distributed systems; multithreaded apps; data science frameworks

  • Feel valued - develop impactful solutions to highly complex problems using the latest technologies
  • Truly collaborative culture across all engineering teams
  • Strong base salaries + bonus
  • They're willing to be flexible with WFH
  • Internal training


£150k base + bonus

If you feel you are a strong match, please drop me an email or give me a call!

Andy Stirling-Martin
07453 28768

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