Python Database Developer - Global Markets Firm - Low Latency




Python Developer - Global Markets Firm - Low Latency – Database

Overview of the Python Developer - Global Markets Firm - Low Latency – Database position:

My client is a privately-funded company based in London that is owned and managed by trading professionals and powered by a specialist group of driven, dynamic engineers focused on researching, interpreting and capitalizing on the global trading markets. Trading across all major asset classes on multitudes of electronic exchanges around the world, with a strong track record of success through all market conditions.

My client adopts a casual atmosphere, culture of continuous learning and innovation, and philosophy of rewarding outstanding performance based on merit rather than tenure or title has attracted brilliant people from around world. With many employees having notable backgrounds from the trading industry, Silicon Valley, tech companies, start-ups, world renowned research labs, top tier Universities, and PhD programs.

Day to day Python Developer - Global Markets Firm - Low Latency – Database responsibilities

At Jump Trading, solving hard problems with cutting edge technology is our business. Jump rely heavily on open source solutions in our large and distributed global infrastructure that includes several large high-performance computing environments, a large low latency trading infrastructure and significant supporting infrastructure. We are looking for a DBA to add to our team in Chicago, New York or London.

Examples of DBA projects currently in progress include a many hundred-TB data warehouse projects based on Clickhouse, a migration from a legacy Sybase environment onto MySQL 8, and scaling a small MySQL cluster that at peak times returns >100GiB/sec of data to thousands of clients. At Jump, database engineers "own" many parts of the stack, including embedding with trading and other teams.

Required skills for the Python Developer - Global Markets Firm - Low Latency – Database position:

  • Significant engineering experience working with open source database, solving challenging business problems with cutting edge technology.
  • Comfort using a programming language for automation tasks (Python, Go, etc.)
  • Comfort using the Linux shell to understand and troubleshoot an overall system
  • Proficiency with SQL

Desirable skills for the Python Developer - Global Markets Firm - Low Latency – Database position

  • Experience working on petabyte scale data warehouses and distributed database systems
  • Industry experience in finance/trading, particularly supporting post-trade processing systems
  • Solid degree from a top national/international university
  • Kafka experience
  • ETL pipeline experience

Python Developer - Global Markets Firm - Low Latency – Database

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


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