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Senior Python Developer - Hedge Fund - €200,000

Posted on Sep 26, 2019 by Hunter Bond

Paris, France
Immediate Start
€150k - €200k Annual

Python Developer - Hedge Fund - €200,000

As a Python Developer you will be joining a global buy side trading and investment management firm. With their diverse of systematic and quantative stategies, they are able to achieve high quality returns for their clients. They design and build their own cutting-edge systems, including high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis systems.

They currently have a need for Software Engineers with Python Developer experience on working on data mining applications.

You will:
Gather and process raw data at scale (including writing scripts, web scraping, calling APIs, write SQL queries, etc).
Process unstructured data into a form suitable for analysis.

Candidate Requirements
The candidate must be comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment with an ability to deliver high quality work in collaboration with colleagues in offices in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Experience Required:
Expertise in data mining applications
Experience as Python Developer
Experience with SQL and NoSQL technologies.
Experience developing, Scripting, debugging and performance tools on Unix/Linux based development environment.
Critical thinking: ability to track down complex data and engineering issues, evaluate different algorithmic approaches, and analyze data to solve problems.
Self-starter: ability to rapidly learn and apply new technologies as warranted by projects.

Desired Experience:
Advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related subjects.
Team player with excellent communication skills.
Capable of developing industrial strength software components with colleagues across the globe.
Experience with large scale big data methods such as MapReduce, Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Impala, etc.
Knowledge and/or interest in trading and financial markets.
Experience with highly available distributed systems.
Experience with web application development
Experience with Real Time high performance software applications.
Experience with large datasets such as web traffic, weather, Wikipedia, credit card transactions, etc.
Exposure to KDB+ database and q Scripting.


  • Get to work in a team that values high quality code, uses code review for every change and constantly evaluates their practices.
  • Get to work with modern web technologies, low latency and high performance systems
  • Completely flat structure - people of all calibres and skills will have input in the ways the company is run.
  • Your impact on their product and strategy will be significant.

Please apply to be considered and find out more about the company and opportunity.

Reference: 762145462

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