Go Developer (Data)

Up to £90000 per annum



Go Developer (Data)

Up to £90,000


Permanent, Full-time

Sponsorship *NOT AVAILABLE*

Job Summary

Go Developer role available with a leading options market maker with a global trading footprint. They have been a top evolutionary options market maker for 20 years, from the open outcry of traditional trading pits to the screen trading and automated algorithmic execution strategies that form the future of the industry. From offices in London, Amsterdam, Singapore and Sydney that offer best in class liquidity solutions across Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities and FX derivatives markets that pride themselves on a pioneering, collaborative and philanthropic culture.

About the team

This role sits in the newly formed Data team which is responsible for designing, building and implementing scalable, supportable on-prem and in cloud data pipelines for trading analytics. The team has a unique role in seeking out new and exciting solutions to problems, whilst balancing this against the need to provide a reliable, well monitored, documented and supported data infrastructure that is critical to trade analytics and decision making. The team is growing to allow us to better focus on the future of trading analytics and so this is an excellent opportunity to shape the technical and strategic direction of the company’s data estate.

This is a new role inside the Data team that will see a Go expert, help the team to write better, more performant, more maintainable code that delivers data to the traders and key decision makers. You will be the expert in the team, providing guidance and support to other team members though code reviews and ad-hoc advice. You will be a key voice in the architecture and design decisions in the data pipelines. You will also get to deliver the solutions, which must be scalable, high performance, low resource and supportable. This role needs a problem solver, a great coder and a team member able to help others to deliver the companies goals.


• Minimum 2.1 (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in Computer Science / STEM related subject.

• A rich understanding of Golang

• A track record in delivering robust, high performance products in Go

• A love of problem solving and being challenged to find solutions.

• A desire to work in a dynamic environment.

• You constantly seek ways to innovate and improve.

• Energetic and proactive.

• Strong communication skills.

• Ability to work well under pressure.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

• Understanding of working with streamed datasets

• Confident working in a Linux/Unix environment.

• Track record of working on live and batch data systems

• Understanding of trading datasets General Tech Stack:

• Docker/Kubernetes

• Git/Gitlab

• Go

• Google Cloud Platform

• Grafana

• Kafka

• MongoDB

• NATS/NATS Streaming

This company are welcoming, inclusive and collaborative. They work fast and smart in a supportive and dress-down environment that allows colleagues to be themselves and achieve great things. They have a flat structure that offers unrivalled engagement with senior leadership and career development opportunities alongside a fantastic benefits package, including:

• Flexible leave & flexible working policies

• Private health and dental insurance

• Generous pension scheme

• Free gym access

• Employee wellbeing guidance and support

• Opportunity to become involved in the rewarding work as part of the company foundation

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


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