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DATE ADDED: Sat 09/05/2020

Greenfield C# Developer, Data Driven Hedge Fund, London

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: Total Compensation up to 100-110k

This position is with a high performing fixed income fund in London. The catalyst for the hire is growth due to consistent strong performance. They are looking to grow their development team by hiring a C# developer as they look to build a new, bespoke core system. This core system is being built to help a more systematic approach to fixed income trading and the fund are at the cutting edge of combining a data driven approach with active portfolio management.

You will be working in a collegiate environment and will be involved in several different projects simultaneously. All developers are expected to be involved in discussing and architecting new projects, working on a pipeline of development work, and supporting existing software in production. Due to the plans for growth, there are a range of projects to be worked on, so there is a degree of flexibility to nuances of the hire.

In terms of characteristics the fund hires are high performing self-starters with low ego and the ability to be pragmatic in their approach to work. There is significant exposure to working with a range of stakeholders across the business (including PMs), so strong communication skills are essential. Good knowledge of standard data structures and patterns would be valued. Candidates should have a geniune passion for software development and a general positive attitude. We expect the successful candidate to have 5-7 years experience in a role focused on C# development, though they will consider exceptional candidates with less experience.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful and very collegiate fund with a progressive and positive working culture. The role involves working on greenfield projects in a collegiate culture. They are a very exciting group and have a friendly atmosphere to work in.


  • In depth knowledge of recent C# version (6.0 >)
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server (2017 >)
  • Experience in event-driven architectures, multi-threading and asynchronous pattern.
  • Experience in building internal libraries.
  • Experience in developing WinForms UIs.
  • The ability to work on both ‘framework’ focused systems and user focused systems.
  • Positive, can-do pragmatic attitude

Due to demand we are advertising this role anonymously. If you would prefer to speak to someone before submitting a CV, please send a blank application to the role and someone will be in touch to discuss.

We can only respond to highly qualified candidates.