Software Engineer (Market Data)

Location City of London
Discipline: Software Design and Application Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Package is up to £350k depending on skills and experience.

A rare permanent opportunity with up to £350k package and Hybrid working is available for a Software Engineer (Market Data) to join a Global Investment Company located in Central London.

SALARY

  • Package is up to £350k depending on skills and experience.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

As a leading provider of alternative investment solutions, the company values enduring client connections rooted in trust and integrity. Their organisational ethos is characterised by perpetual innovation and an unwavering pursuit of advancement. With a global presence spanning major cities such as New York, London, Hong Kong, and Singapore, they manage approximately $63 billion of assets under management (“AUM”) as of January 2022.

The company's technology team is lean, and they encourage interaction across all areas of the business on a global scale. They aim to use the best tool for the job, which creates opportunities to learn and use modern technologies. All teams strive to push boundaries and think innovatively, creating a fast-paced, dynamic, and successful environment.

ABOUT THE ROLE

They are looking for a C++ Software Engineer to join the Market Data team in London. This role represents a great opportunity to join a collaborative team which develops scalable, high performance market data feeds for teams across the company.

Alongside being a great technologist, the successful candidate will enjoy engaging with stakeholders across the business to gather requirements, understand priorities and ensure that the highest value opportunities are being targeted by the team.

The main elements of the position include:

  • Owning the development of new in-house market data feed handlers and related systems.

  • Support & maintain software built by the team.

  • Communicating with business users and other engineering teams to capture new requirements and collaborate on change projects. 

Requirements:

  • Experience of developing with modern C++ on Linux systems.

  • Thorough understanding of object orientated programming, computing fundamentals and data structures.

  • Good principals and hands on experience with writing scalable multi-threaded software.

  • A passion for development and demonstrable experience working with a variety of platforms.

  • An ability to prioritise and manage own time, over multiple work streams in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Ability to work independently and within a team.

  • Experience with Kubernetes / OpenShift / Docker / Podman is a plus. 

PERKS & BENEFITS

  • Annual Discretionary Bonuses: Reflecting firm and individual performance.

  • Health and Life Insurance: Range of healthcare benefits to help you manage your personal, physical and emotional wellbeing.

  • Food & Beverage: Complimentary breakfast and lunch for all employees plus on-site coffee bars and a wide variety of healthy snacks.

  • Global Office Design: They aim to create a cohesive environment, regardless of region. They've designed office spaces to ensure everyone feels the connection no matter where you're located.

  • Cycle to Work Initiative: Green loan scheme which employees are able to use for the purchase of bicycles.

  • Enhanced Caregiver Leave: Enhanced, flexible primary and secondary caregiver leave.

  • Annual Training Allowance: Encourage personal and professional development. This allowance may be used towards conferences, seminars, and training courses which supplement extensive on-site training materials.

  • Pension Scheme: Generous pension and retirement savings plans.

  • Sabbatical: Generous sabbatical after you've been with the company for 8 years and every 4 years after that.

  • Charity Donation Matching: Generous charity matching scheme and ample opportunities to become involved in the community. They offer charity of the year awards in each region and encourage employees to submit causes they're passionate about.

  • Carbon Offset Programme: The company offsets its CO2 emissions annually and aims to sustainably source all office materials.

  • Physical and Mental Fitness: Health and wellness benefits include an onsite gym & classes (LDN and NYC), gym subsidies in other regions, access to mental health support, and subscriptions to mindfulness platforms.

  • Employee Referral Programme: Bonus for each successful hire in the month your referral joins the company.