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Software Engineer, Data Analytics

W1K 3JR

£60000 to £200000 per annum

Permanent

Location: London Work type: Permanent Salary: £60,000 to £200,000 Annual Salary Profession: Technology > Software Engineer Company: Winston Fox Agent: James Drysdale

Overview The Market Data and Analytics team is looking to add several Software Engineers (Data Engineers) to their team. The successful candidate will be working in close concert with investment teams across the firm. The role requires someone who is both analytical and technical as they will be responsible for the end-to-end search, procurement, integration and initial analysis of a steady stream of data that will inform investment decisions. We are looking for someone who is passionate about data with a genuine love for problem-solving and idea creation. The role is fast-moving and varied, with plenty of opportunities to constantly improve, add to and change existing processes. Candidates can expect to work with: SQL, Python, C , F , Kafka, Pandas, Jupyter, PowerShell, OpenShift, ElasticSearch and more.

Skills and Responsibilities Integrating and preparing large, varied datasets and creating generic processes for consuming, analysing and communicating the results of the data. Working closely with stakeholders across the firm to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound decisions. Digging into and exploring data; identifying features and issues; and communicating them to others concisely. Automating and improving processes; taking responsibility for data quality, monitoring, and anomaly detection. Designing, building and deploying tools used across the business and owning the projects end-to-end. The right candidate will have technical skills focusing on the following key areas.

  • Must-Have A solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals; knowledge of data structures and algorithms and how they can be applied. Extensive experience querying, ingesting and manipulating large volumes of data using SQL. Strong programming skills in any major Object-Oriented language (C preferred) and any other language(s) (Python, PowerShell preferred). A degree in Computer Science/Engineering and at least two years of commercial experience.

  • Preferred Knowledge and understanding of web technologies. Familiarity with data visualisation tools. Comfortable developing across multiple platforms. Experience with Apache Kafka or similar stream processing platforms. Experience working with a variety of data storage and manipulation tools such as Pandas, Jupyter, ElasticSearch & Kibana.

  • The firm Founded in the late nineties this firm is one of Europe’s foremost hedge fund managers specialising in global equities and has tens of billions of dollars in AuM. This client has approximately 350 highly talented people in investment management offices across London; New York; and Hong Kong. The firm is a multi-award-winning investment firm winning accolades from Best Hedge Fund, Best Buyside Technology team, and Innovators of Industry.

The firm provides its clients with a persistent, risk-adjusted return on their investment, and has consistently delivered a double-digit return for several years. Through their range of products, investors can select funds offering variable sources of alpha and beta, in different combinations, from equity markets around the world.

The culture Central to the atmosphere at this firm is an awareness of its modest beginnings and its unwavering management of creating a respectful, caring and mature culture, despite the company’s status as one of the World elite and ivy league investment funds. Recognition of the need to retain a competitive edge provides the background to a work environment that encourages innovation and creative thought.

The client has a distinctive culture that is meritocratic, challenging, innovative and intense. They define success by the quality of return they deliver to their investors. The talent, passion and vision of their people constitute the engine that drives their evolution. Together they share a common set of values rooted in integrity, entrepreneurial flair and professional excellence. Consequently, the atmosphere is both collaborative and dynamic, while offering considerable potential for rapid individual advancement.

  • They offer Competitive basic salary: Range £60,000 - £120,000 Competitive annual performance bonus: Range 50% - 200% Pension, private healthcare, insurances (executive package) 25 days annual holiday Beautiful working environment and conditions, mentorship & further training/learning

Posted 17 days ago

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