London, United Kingdom
Technologies & frameworks
Benefits & perks
- Performance bonus
- Healthy snacks
To sum it up...
As one of the top UK Tech hedge funds 💳, this company is looking for bright engineers 💡 to join their core software engineering team. Their business is driven by technology and as such, they are looking for engineers who have the same mindset and were bitten by the tech bug from an early age.
All trading processes at this company are automated ⚙️ and ultimately this hedge fund is more akin to a modern software house rather than a traditional finance firm right down to their values, culture, and concentration of work.
As a part of the core engineering team 👨👩👧👦 your work will have a direct effect on the success of the company and their investment strategies. You will be helping to build all aspects of their trading applications which power everything internally 💪. Precision and a passion for coding is essential.
This opening is ideal for those who can’t get enough of building things. When you’re not working, you’re busy tinkering with computers 🖥️, building, de-bugging 🐞 and discussing technology in your spare time. This core team are all incredibly smart and will be needing engineers with the same love of coding.
As well as this passion, this team will be looking for engineers with exceptional fundamental computer science knowledge 👨🎓, and who enjoy tackling problems which are challenging at a conceptual level. They are looking for strong polyglots, but their main core teams are now currently using Scala.
- Good knowledge of a mainstream
OO language(Java, C, Python, etc).
- Interest in functional programming, Especially
- Knowledge of concurrent and
- Academic study of
- Evidence of contributing to relevant coding projects.
PhDin Computer Science or related degree
London is the capital of the United Kingdom, situated in the South East of the island. The world's largest financial centre, London is also often referred to the culture capital of the world. The city is well-known for its heritage, including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Kew Gardens, Westminster Abbey, and the historic settlement of Greenwich. London Underground is the oldest urban railway network in the world.
Technology workers in London earn 60pc more than the city average, with the figure even higher for foreign born workers, who earned 28pc more than their British counterparts in tech jobs. London can be considered as a center for professional relocation. Furthermore, there are over 100 of Europe's 500 largest companies' headquarters in London.
The city is famous for unpredictable weather. For instance, it could be cold, warm and rainy in one day and it’s often the topic of conversation across the city.
Did you know...
- 2.5M people, one third of Londoners, are foreign born
- 40% of Greater London is green space
Founded 10 years ago, GSA Capital is a multi-award winning 🏆 quantitative investment manager, focussed on systematic trading across liquid equity, futures and foreign exchange markets globally 🌍 Avoiding the bureaucracy of larger organisations management structures are kept flat. Decisions are made efficiently; changes are implemented quickly. Staff enjoy a culture of trust, innovation and scientific rigour 🔬 Located in a trendy space near Green Park 🌳, providing a comfortable, laidback atmosphere. This “green” theme extends into the office giving both the working and leisure areas a modern vibe as well as the feeling of the outside, leading to a very refreshing work environment. With around 150 staff at GSA, They have remained small without the frenzied feel of a start-up or growing to become a faceless corporation. Benefits include annual season ticket loan 🚄, generous holiday time 🌴, travel insurance ✈️, pension plan and most importantly all 5 of your 5 a day 🍌🍎🍍