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Python Developer (Trading)

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This role offers the unique opportunity to collaborate with a team of quantitative researchers and traders in developing cutting-edge trading models and strategies. The successful candidate will leverage advanced technology and data-driven insights to drive trading decisions, playing a key role in enhancing the trading infrastructure and maintaining the competitive edge.

What you'll do:

As a Python Developer you will be immersed in the exciting world of quantitative trading. Your role will involve applying your Python development skills to develop robust frameworks for their trading strategies. You will have the chance to collaborate with a team of experts, implementing, testing, and optimizing trading algorithms. Your expertise in Docker and Kubernetes will be crucial in managing applications in various environments. You will also play a pivotal role in optimising system performance across the trading stack. Leading code reviews will be part of your responsibilities as well as exploring new technologies to enhance the firm's infrastructure.

  • Develop and maintain robust, scalable, and high-performance frameworks for quantitative trading strategies.
  • Collaborate with quantitative researchers and traders to implement, test, and optimize trading algorithms and models.
  • Utilize Docker and Kubernetes to deploy, manage, and orchestrate containerized applications in production and testing environments.
  • Optimise system performance and improve latency across the trading stack.
  • Lead code reviews, identify areas for improvement, and adhere to best practices in software development and system design.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and debug trading systems to ensure smooth operation and minimal downtime.
  • Continuously explore and recommend new technologies and frameworks to enhance the firm's trading infrastructure.
  • Document code, processes, and procedures to maintain a comprehensive knowledge base.


What you bring:

The ideal Python Developer for this role holds a Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field. They bring a high proficiency in Python and familiarity with other programming languages such as C++ and Rust. Their experience in designing and implementing microservices architecture will be crucial in ensuring scalable solutions for seamless integration across trading platforms. Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes will be essential in managing applications. They're is comfortable working in a team environment and has strong problem-solving skills.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field
  • High proficiency in Python with at least 2 years of working experience
  • Familiarity with additional programming languages such as C++, Rust
  • Experience in designing and implementing microservices architecture
  • Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes for containerization and orchestration of applications
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a passion for optimizing existing systems
  • Comfortable with rapid development cycles and handling time-sensitive tasks


What sets this company apart:

A global proprietary trading firm that values innovation, collaboration, and data-driven insights. They offer an inclusive work environment that encourages personal growth and professional development. Their culture attracts those seeking to make their mark, back their skills and judgement, and shape their own future. They provide market-leading merit-based bonus schemes, generous leave allowances, life insurance cover, and opportunities for training and travel.

What's next:

Ready to take your Python Development career to the next level? Apply now.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Anna Campagnolo on 02 8289 3109 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Information Technology

Focus: Software development / testing / engineering

Industry: IT

Salary: + super

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Sydney

Job Reference: 1859760/001

Date posted: 1 July 2024

Consultant: Anna Campagnolo

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