Python Developer

United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 1674

Job Description

Opportunity with a top-tier global hedge fund with a strong commitment to leveraging innovations in technology and data science to solve complex problems for the business. They are assembling a strong Risk Technology team to build their next generation in-house risk tools. The team will sit under the Risk Technology group and develop/maintain the in-house VaR systems to support risk management and trading in Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities, Credit and FX business at Millennium. The role provides a dynamic and fast-paced environment with excellent growth opportunities.

You will work closely with quants, risk managers, and other technology teams in New York, London, and Singapore to develop multi-asset analytics and VaR for in-house risk platform. Also work with other members of the team to ensure data is ingested, curated/standardised, stored, and managed properly to support the firm’s needs.


Technical Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Strong analytical skills with good problem solving skills and creativity
  • Strong problem solving capabilities
  • Previous development experience with Python (pandas/numpy, Flask, FastAPI, plotly, etc.)
  • Experience in building applications in AWS is required
  • SQL Server (or similar) experience is required
  • Good understanding of various Design Patterns, Algorithms & Data structures.
  • Experience working with Git / GitHub
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented, organized, demonstrating thoroughness and strong ownership of work
  • Ability to interface well with users and other development teams
  • Delivery orientated individual
  • Experience working in a production environment
  • BA or Master’s in computer science or any other scientific fields

Preferred, but non-essential skills:

  • Java experience
  • Understanding of financial services instruments
  • Experience utilizing Kafka technologies
  • Experience working in Linux environment

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