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Software Engineer - Quant. Prop. Trading firm (Golang/ Rust)

  • £150000 - £200000 per annum + plus bonus, pension, other benefits
  • London
  • Permanent

Software Engineer - Quant. Prop. Trading firm (Golang/ Rust)

Location - London

Role type - Perm

Salary - Flexible, £150k-£200k (With bonus, pension etc)

4-5 days per week in office.


This is an opportunity for a top 1% software engineer to join a highly profitable, rapidly growing, market-leading Quantitative proprietary trading firm.

They are the cutting-edge of Algorithmic trading.

It is one of the largest traders by volume on many exchanges and liquidity venues worldwide. It heavily utilises quantitative models, machine learning algorithms, deep neural networks, and ultra-low latency technologies for its trading strategies.

The firm is hiring for one of its elite flagship Technology teams, which architects and scales one of the largest high-performance computing (HPC) clusters worldwide - a core asset driving its success. In this senior role, the ideal candidate will collaborate closely with brilliant mathematicians and computer scientists to develop highly scalable, resilient software systems.

The role demands solving unprecedented challenges and constantly enhancing performance through novel resource optimization techniques.

Key skills

Candidates must possess stellar academics in Computer Science fundamentals with 5-10 years of experience building large-scale distributed systems. Proficiency in Go, Rust, or other statically typed languages is required along with expertise in Linux internals, parallelism, and machine learning frameworks

For candidates with the right skills, this firm offers an unmatched opportunity to elevate their career trajectory. Joining their world-class team enables working at the bleeding edge of algorithmic trading alongside industry pioneers. The non-hierarchical, innovative culture emphasizes excellence through open collaboration, respect for diverse perspectives, and a shared passion for pushing technological boundaries.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Tristan Pitt Principal Consultant

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