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Director– Software Development – World Class Hedge Fund – Brand-New Front Office Trading System

London, UK

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About The Role

A leading London Hedge Fund is looking for a strong Director for a brand new multi-asset Front Office trading system building out. They are looking to completely re-write everything in a Java/Kotlin - Cloud AWS and Micro Services environment, all within a highly agile outfit championing best practice.

Technology is at the core of their business, being a Director, you will have the autonomy to implement the most cutting-edge and innovative tools that you believe would be most effective within a project, working with the best business users in the world for a Cloud-first Front Office Trading system. This is an opportunity to see how your code impacts the end-user as well as the Front Office PnL in a tech-first approach allowing Developers to push the limits of possibility and embrace the right technology that adds value to the business.

You will hand pick and lead a group of talented Developers who work on real-time mission-critical applications and be instrumental in driving out the end-to-end architecture as well as developing a robust and scalable code base.


  • Strong background in Leadership and Management

  • 10 years+ experience working with Java/Kotlin

  • Strong fundamentals in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering related degrees.

  • Experience in Cloud / AWS and opensource technologies: Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform.

  • Passionate about engineering with an appetite for the advancement of technology to be at the core of strategic business initiatives (as they are still looking for a hands on engineer)

  • Drives Agile and best practices and values clean and extremely well-tested code.


  • Market leading compensation for permanent positions and competitive bonuses

  • Strong appreciation for work-life balance with an appreciation for culture-driven values

  • Flexible working – working from home.

  • The opportunity to work for a global market-leading Hedge Fund with an incredibly passionate pool of Developers.

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