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.NET/C++/Python Developer - Power & Emissions - Global Trading Co.

Posted on Aug 27, 2019 by Eaglecliff Recruitment

London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£350 - £450 Daily
Contract/Project

.NET/C++/Python Developer - Power & Emissions - Global Trading Co.

World Leading Global Energy Trading Company has an exciting opportunity for a talented .NET/C++/Python developer to join a Front Office IT development team in the Gas, Power and Environmental trading division.

About the Role:
The development team will be working in a systematic trading and fundamental analysis team providing IT tools, data and analysis directly to the traders and trading desk analysts. This will be a fast-paced and dynamic environment where the needs will be changing on a frequent basis. The ideal candidates will have a flexible mindset and a strong track record working within commodity trading. This role will be an application developer tasked to deliver tools and applications for use directly on the trading desk. It will involve developing tools directly on top of and within an Azure cloud platform. The role is part of a small team so there is an expectation that it will involve designing, building, testing and releasing small applications and data handling tools end-to-end, independently.

About You:
Essential:
* 3+ Years development experience in designing, developing and maintaining, Front End applications using .NET/C++/Python
* 3+ Years' experience working in a trading related environment (energy & commodities trading, banking or consultancies)
* Hand-on time series data experience in SQL and Python
* Has used Azure or other Cloud offering (Serverless computing (AWS Lambda/AZURE Functions etc)
* Has built low latency solutions for data acquisition and/or trading
* Has created proprietary code libraries (with documentation) to be used by other developers
* Uses version control and manages their code base appropriately
* Has both supported their own solutions post go-live and offloaded support to a third-party

Desirable:
* Statistics/Machine Learning
* Power & Emissions industry specific experience
* Knowledge or Visualisation Tools (Spotfire etc)
* Knowledge of Excel/VBA

Personal Attributes:
* Team player and able to collaborate
* Adaptable to change, versatile and pragmatic
* Uses best practice development techniques but can change approach according to conflicting timelines/risks involved
* Comfortable talking to trading business users and can translate business needs into tangible IT deliverables
* Uses initiative and owns end-to-end solution delivery
* Brings ideas to the table, is inquisitive and excited by new technology
* Proactively communicates and shares understanding and experience within a team
* Used to working in a flexible, independent manner on a mixture of small unstructured and large structured items

This needs combining with a positive attitude and an ability to work within a large, globally dispersed project team in a multi-cultural environment. You also need to be a self-starter, a logical thinker and a quick learner, with strong initiative and excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, able to write clearly and concisely.

We believe in equality of opportunity for all job applicants regardless of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, creed or religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

Specialising within Energy Trading, Oil & Gas, Financial Markets and TV & Entertainment, Eaglecliff Recruitment is ISO accredited, a Member of REC and listed within the top 4% for Financial stability by Dun & Bradstreet. Please telephone for an immediate response or email your CV for a reply within one hour. Eaglecliff Ltd is acting in the capacity of an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for contractor resourcing.

Reference: 749575730

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