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Senior Software Developer

Senior Software Developer – London – £55k-£70k

Peracto’s Client, a research-driven hedge fund, is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Software Developer to join their enviable team of dedicated developers.

As a Senior Software developer you will get the opportunity to work in an upbeat environment with some first class developers. This will include interpreting both functional and technical specifications and initiating any improvements where appropriate. Writing code will also be a key aspect of the role both under the direction of the project development lead as well as unsupervised. The successful candidate will also have to track and report time spent on all tasks and ensure the quality of applications that are delivered to production while also offer support on everything you build. There will also be the opportunity to collaborate with the other members of the development team on a range of exciting projects and initiatives.

Knowledge and Skill Requirement:

• Must be able to communicate – This will include being able to articulate and explain complex paradigms in simple lay terms.
• Ability to work well with others in collaborations.
• Have an understanding of financial markets and instruments, including derivatives.
• Able to successfully engage in multiple initiatives and projects simultaneously.
• Have an excellent technical understanding of:
o Structured Design and Software Engineering, especially OO programming.
o SQL Databases.
o Data Structures and Algorithms.
o Operating Systems.
o Networking.
o Data Science.

The Ideal Candidate:

• 2:1 degree in a Computer Science or related discipline from a top University.
• Highly numerate with a genuine passion for programming and computer science.
• A self-starter that is confident and numerate that will be able to ‘hit the ground running’.
• Have an appreciation for a good functional design and pleasing user experience.
• Comfortable exploring, manipulating, combining and authoring datasets.

If this post matches your skillset, experience and career aspirations for your next move please apply for more information and a confidential chat.

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