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Principal Software Engineer – Hedge Fund

New York, NY, USA

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About The Role

The Client

Our client is a FinTech and trading powerhouse, a hedge fund that has based its trading initiative on tech-driven strategies. They are searching for an excellent, hands-on, Principal Software Engineer to be the first core engineering hire in their newly formed Data Platform, which will underpin firm-wide trading analytics, providing real-time updates to the most effective High-Frequency-Trading teams in the industry.

The Role

The position calls for a veteran software engineer who wants to maintain their time coding every day, in touch with the latest bleeding-edge technologies, and shares a passion for open-source tech. The ideal candidate will know how to locate the correct data to track (data discovery), how it’s ingested, cleaned, and stored, and finally what services they can provide from that data.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 10+ years as a data engineer.

  • Currently working in a financial services or trading role.

  • Expert-level OO Python developer (Pandas, Numba).

  • Commodities experience is preferred.

  • Agile processes & practices e.g. Scrum.


  • $500,000+ USD total compensation.

  • World-renowned pension scheme.

  • Private health insurance.

  • Clear company progression layout.

  • A chance to be the founding engineer in the highest-revenue generating team at the most dynamic and tech-driven hedge fund globally!

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