Snr Software Engineer (C#), FinTech/Hedge Fund, London

London
Ref: SSE-1812
Base circa £200K + Bonus + Benefits
Leading Hedge Fund Firm
C#, Design/Architecture, AWS, SOLID, (Portfolio Management)

Our client provides leading Hedge Funds, Asset Managers & Banks with portfolio management services including live risk and P&L, pre-trade pricing and scenario analysis.  With offices across London, Hong Kong, New York, they offer a browser-based portfolio management system driven by a significant AWS deployment leveraging the firm’s renowned quant analytics library with a cloud-based SaaS application suite.

The are now seeking a top-tier C# software engineer to help them design & buildout an industry leading, massively scalable and highly reliable platform. No finance knowledge is necessary. 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 10+ years’ C# including experience working on large systems
  • Knowledge of coding fundamentals e.g. modern software design principles, data structures, algorithms
  • Great communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team & build consensus around a design
  • Modern design principles (SOLID)
  • Experience of kubernetes and cloud formation

(The stack is comprised of C# .NET Core 3.1 services which call into a proprietary quant library and present results via a React frontend. Hosted on Linux in AWS with large calculations distributed over many instances, messaging via Redis. Source control, CI, CD and issue tracking are all done in GitLab. Daily deployments to production using Terraform and CloudFormation to provision AWS Elastic Container Service clusters, Elastic Beanstalk environments and API Gateways)