KEY SKILLS: Clojure, ClojureScript, Java, React, Reagent, Om, SQL, Datomic, RESTful APIs
The firm are looking for several Clojure developers to work in London on their derivatives trading decision engines. They have become an industry leader within the space by developing an innovative real-time product that helps navigate the ever changing compliance laws in the derivatives space. They are looking for strong Clojure developers who want to use functional programming to solve challenging problems and help continue their rapid growth.
The company was founded by a several experienced traders, quants and technologists who have worked in leading investment banks, hedge-funds and proprietary trading firms. Seeing the ever-changing legal and compliance landscape in the derivatives space, they created a unique, real-time trading decision engine that plugs into existing software in the trading space, and enables instantaneous, optimal and fully compliant trading decisions to be made. They are set to become the industry leader within the space.
The firm are creating a greenfield Clojure trading decision engine utilizing Datomic databases and React via Reagent and Om to replace the existing Java system in place. As such they are looking for proven Clojure developers, ideally those who come with a background or experience in Java.
The ideal candidate has:
- Clojure or another mostly-functional Lisp
- The ability to design simple, elegant solutions
- The ability to use functional programming
- Able to use data-driven designs comfortably
- Possess excellent team and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to communication ideas clearly
- Financial background not required
This company offers the chance to join at a time when they are experiencing rapid growth and they are set to become the industry leader in the space. The ideal candidate should be excited by the opportunity to solve challenging problems with innovative solutions using functional programming. The firm is well established, very profitable and can offer an exceptional salary and bonus structure for the successful candidate.
- Functional programming
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