Distributed System Software Developer. (OO, C++,.Net) – London.
This is a well-established & rapidly growing firm with a leading platform for developing Fintech investment ideas. They have created a development environment designed to inspire the best minds in the world to tackle the toughest intellectual challenges & deliver the best work of their careers. Their platforms & technologies are constantly evolving to meet the real-world scenarios they throw at them & they are seeking the best software engineers to join them.
Normally a .NET & Microsoft house, as a successful business they are broadening the scope of the platforms & development tools they use. They aim to use the best tools available for the job & are actively extending the use of open source & Linux-based technologies in the areas that they can make a real difference.
Developers with experience in these technologies can make a big impact – They are happy to hire people with a diverse range of skills, there's no specific requirement for experience with .NET. Technologically the sky is the limit & they are looking for the brightest & best developers in the world to take their capability to the next level.
The Role: A challenging distributed systems software development role is open within the Data Processing team, a specialised team within the Data Development Group (DDG) responsible for understanding, processing & organising large research & real-time datasets. The team processes & streams tick data in real time to generate aggregates & advanced indicators from a variety of locations; imports exotic datasets from third party providers (social media, economic data, graph data, geographical data, etc.); stores it & serves it to the real-time & research platforms.
Within a collaborative environment, distributed systems developers work closely with other teams within the business including those within the Production & Research divisions to deliver outstanding data resources, & are responsible for end-to-end design & implementation.
Primary responsibilities of the role will include:
Designing & implementing high-quality code to process & manipulate large datasets. Building cutting-edge tools & infrastructure supporting core facilities in the firm.
Strong data management skills; advising cross-team initiatives; assessing frontier technologies.
Occasional full stack development – even though we’re primarily a backend team.
Optimising data storage & modelling.
Responding to the ever-changing requirements of the business.
The platform that the firm provides is used 24 hours a day, & all developers in the group have a responsibility to support production issues encountered in the data processing. This will include a share of overnight calls from within the firm.
The candidate must be a strong, competent, & practical software developer. You should be enthusiastic & have a genuine interest in the latest software technology.
Required skills & experience:
A proven ability to develop high-quality software in an OO language.
An appreciation of good software architecture, CompSci fundamentals & data structures.
Demonstrable understanding of database design & use, or other data management techniques, both relational & non-relational.
SOA, distributed systems, TDD & the ability to write clean code.
Agile methodologies & a familiarity with retrospectives & continuous improvement processes.
A desire to stay informed on the latest technologies & practices.
Applying continuous delivery principles.
Financial experience may be useful but is not required. Candidates from non-financial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Agile, TDD, SOA, Micro services, REST, EDA, Kafka, Sql, NoSql, DDD, Event Sourcing, Stream Processing, Batch Processing
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