Job Opportunity

Python Developer – Data Finance AWS

London, UK

Job Summary

Hedge Fund is seeking a Software Engineer Data Finance AWS. Advanced experience as a Python Developer/Programmer/Software Engineer. Strong experience designing and building Python microservice applications.


Python Developer required by our asset management client in London.

The Role

You will be joining a team of 12 spread over London and New York. The team has implemented a third party enterprise data management (EDM) system that provides historical trading pricing data. It is populating an AWS Aurora database that has had API’s built around it so that data can be extracted. The team have built automated QA tools to test the quality of the data as it is extracted and are now looking to create AI/ML, data science tools to analyse the data in what will be a market leading product. You will lead teams of 2-3 engineers to build these new tools that will be hosted on AWS and work with tools such as Athena and Glue.

It is important that you come into the position with strong experience of Python microservices and service to service API’s. Any experience in finance, particularly trading, is also desirable but not essential. Knowledge of gRPC and Aurora would also be beneficial but are not essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to enter finance and gain experience in AWS. The company is modernising its IT department and investing heavily in technology, offering excellent opportunities for progression throughout the organisation.


You MUST have the following:
* Advanced experience as a Python Developer/Programmer/Software Engineer
* Strong experience designing and building Python microservice applications
* Python service to service API experience
* Amazon Web Services (AWS)
* Experience with data centric projects
* Agile

The following is DESIRABLE, not essential:
* Finance/trading/banking/asset management
* Java
* Experience as a project of delivery lead

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  • Compensation: £ 141,000
  • Min Experience: None