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Backend Software Engineer C++ Python - Buy Side

Posted 7 May by Client Server Ltd.
Salary icon £120,000 - £160,000 per annum
Location icon London , South East England

Backend Software Engineer / Developer (C++ Python Linux) London / WFH to £160k

Do you have expertise with C++ / Python backend development? You could be progressing your career working on complex, real-time systems at a global Hedge Fund in a senior, hands-on Backend Software Engineer role with continual learning, development and problem solving opportunities.

As a Backend Software Engineer you'll collaborate with a small engineering team and with Portfolio Managers to build, operate and evolve the technical stack; you'll be developing modular systems to tackle a range of challenges such as data pipelines, intraday signal research tools, high frequency trading and back-testing, real-time market data systems, monitoring systems as well as data storage, times series data and event correlation.

You'll work across the full development lifecycle, from requirements analysis through to solution delivery; there's lots of problem solving within a fast paced environment.

Location / WFH:

You'll join a highly talented team in the London office three days a week with flexibility to work from home the other two days.


  • You have expertise with C++ and are fluent with Python
  • You have experience of designing and developing research and live trading infrastructure at a buy-side firm (i.e. Hedge Fund or trading company), including experience in Futures and FX
  • You have a strong knowledge of Linux OS / Systems Administration
  • You have a good understanding of computer architecture, databases, real-time systems, distributed computing, OOP, Data Structures, Design Patterns, Algorithms
  • You're collaborative with excellent English language communication skills
  • You are degree educated, likely to MSc / PhD level - Computer Science or similar discipline

Salary & benefits:

As a Backend Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £160k) plus significant bonus and benefits package (c100%).

Apply now to find out more about this Backend Software Engineer / Developer (C++ Python Linux) opportunity.

At Client Server we believe in a diverse workplace that allows people to play to their strengths and continually learn. We're an equal opportunities employer whose people come from all walks of life and will never discriminate based on race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The clients we work with share our values.

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