A leading UK Hedge Fund is looking to expand its highly successful Systematic Equities Trading Desk by hiring a bright technically agnostic coder to take on a full 360-degree role working directly with the business from day one. Experience in financial services is preferred although not a prerequisite but all applicants must have a keen interest to work in a fast-paced trading environment.

The role offers huge scope in terms of direct responsibilities, producing software through all stages of the development lifecycle from developing the core trading system through to the back office in order to give a well-rounded understanding as to the architecture behind the company’s technology. The Fund will be making a huge investment in the development of the successful applicant and you will be given the chance to not only develop reliable, high-quality software for a business critical trading desk but also to liaise directly with the Quants and Traders for requirements gathering and the opportunity to work on a wide number of proprietary in-house systems.

The ideal candidate will:

World class academic record i.e. Oxbridge, Imperial or other Red Brick universities.

Between 1 and 4 years of experience in a professional environment, preferably financial services.

Strong ability to programme in Java, C# or C++ (Matlab is desirable).

The desire and ability to pick up new programming languages, quickly.

Excellent communication skills

In return, you will receive an excellent Salary and benefits package including a substantial bonus. You will also be receiving training from some of the best in the industry, on the job, in a fast-paced trading environment.