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DATE ADDED: Tue 12/05/2020

Backend Software Engineer - Trading Systems

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

SALARY: £90,000 - £120,000

Backend Software Engineer London to £120k

Backend Software Engineer / Developer *Remote Process WFH* (Linux SQL C++). Are you a technologist with back office trading systems experience seeking complex and interesting systems to apply your skills? You could be join a hugely profitable eTrading company in modern, open plan offices with all the latest kit and 360 views of the City.

As a Backend Software Engineer you'll focus on post trade systems (commission computation, end of day trade settlement feeds, reconciliations and reporting) of fully automated trading strategies built using C++ and Python and running on Linux servers deployed within the company's data centres as well as co-location sites. You'll be hands-on, developing enhancements for middle and back office applications, either working autonomously or as part of a small team. You'll partner with global counterparts to ensure maximum reuse of effort and take ownership of production systems, providing 3rd line support when necessary. Your work will make an impact on the bottom line and will be recognised with a competitive salary (to £120k) plus significant bonus.

Driven by technology this company is able to conduct an entirely remote interview and onboarding process during the current social distancing measures.


  • You have a depth of experience with Python on Linux with SQL databases
  • You have experience and broad knowledge of trading, settlement and / or market data interfaces
  • You're experienced with globally distributed systems and high availability architectures
  • You're degree educated having achieved a 2.1 or above in Computer Science, Engineering or similar technical discipline
  • Nice to have: C++, Java, Big Data tools (Spark, Hadoop, Kafka)

    As a Backend Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £120k) plus bonus and benefits.

    Apply now or call 020 8016 4452