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Senior Full-Stack Engineer - Asset Management - 120k Pro Rata (6 Month FTC)

Posted on Jun 4, 2021 by McCabe & Barton

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£100k - £120k Annual

My client is a Trillion Dollar Fund Management Company based in London, looking to hire a senior Full-Stack Software Engineer on an initial 6 Month FTC - with extension possibilities.

120k Pro Rata with Guaranteed Bonus and Generous Pension.


This is a hands-on role. You will analyse domain, design, code, test (automated testing: unit tests, integration tests, E2E tests; manual acceptance tests), review code, maintain the CI/CD, release, debug and support the application in production, and own the delivery of exciting and complex capabilities end to end. You will be part of a highly effective engineering team, building a portfolio management platform.

You will be responsible for:

  • Practising disciplined software engineering (eg automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, pragmatic code)
  • Coding in JavaScript (React, Redux, nodeJS, Webpack) and Python (pandas, numpy)
  • Using AWS SDK to manage services
  • Integrating with RESTful APIs
  • Unit testing, integration testing. Contributing to maintaining and constantly improving the CI/CD pipeline
  • Designing data models and coding against databases, both RDS and document databases
  • Code reviews, design reviews
  • Code instrumentation, setting up proactive monitoring dashboards
  • Analysing metrics in order to optimize the processes and implementation
  • Release management on a team rota
  • Liaising with users and subject matter experts in order to gather requirements, analyse solutions and triage feedback and incidents
  • Understanding business requirements and translating them into technical requirements

Required skills and expertise:

  • Expert JavaScript programming
  • Extensive professional experience with React, Redux, NodeJS, Webpack
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience of distributed and cloud computing
  • Familiarity with AWS

Preferred experience/skills

  • An understanding of the asset management business and/or financial markets
  • Experience using Material UI design system
  • Experience with Apache Airflow
  • Proficient testing with Cypress
  • Experience with gRPC
  • Experience with AWS ECS, RDS, DynamoDB
  • An understanding of basic user experience principles

Reference: 1218912002

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