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Knowledge Engineer

London, United Kingdom

02 January, 2020

Salary

£70K - 110K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Algorithms
  • Clojure
  • Formal Methods
  • Haskell
  • Logic

Benefits & perks

  • Pension
  • Casual dress
  • Training
  • Profit share scheme
  • Up to 20% bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Work-life balance
  • Generous profit share scheme
  • 20% yearly bonus
  • Full-stack clojure development
  • Full benefit coverage
Transforming finance with Clojure & Haskell.

Role overview

Fintech company based out of London, using Clojure and Clojurescript to automate complex legal and real-time decision systems.

They are fundamentally changing the market and driving innovation around automating complex global legal frameworks and real-time decision systems.

What our Knowledge Engineers do:

Knowledge engineers are responsible for the design and delivery of critical solutions for our clients and they participate in the development of new product lines. You can expect highly challenging and intellectually stimulating work that leads to solutions for some of the world's leading financial institutions.

Here are just some examples of what we do:

  • Transforming law into structured data models and computational representations
  • Collaborating with Software Engineers to research and design new product lines
  • Performing intelligent analysis around reference data sources that are used to drive key client decisions
  • Interacting with clients to understand emerging needs and identify opportunities for new products

What we're looking for:

  • Strong academic background in a technical field
  • A high degree of curiosity with the ability to ask thoughtful questions and solve challenging problems through abstraction and modeling
  • Experience in independent research
  • A strong interest in law, technology, finance and/or automated decision systems
  • The capacity to envision a variety of solutions and to clearly articulate them and explain the trade-offs
  • A collaborative mind-set and commitment to knowledge sharing
  • A willingness to give and receive feedback with the aim of achieving optimal results
  • Programming experience (especially in a functional language) is a big plus


Things we currently work with in-house include:

  • Clojure
  • ClojureScript
  • Haskell
  • Coq
  • Lisp
  • React via Reagent
  • Postgres database
  • RESTful APIs

General Requirements

  • High degree of curiosity with the ability to ask thoughtful questions and solve challenging problems.
  • Able to use functional programming to design simple and elegant solutions
  • Able to envision a variety of solutions and to clearly articulate them and explain the trade-offs.
  • Enjoys working with others and sharing knowledge to get the best results
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Willing to work hard and leave ego at the door

Technical Requirements

  • Solid experience with a programming language e.g. Java, Python, Clojure
  • Enthusiastic about functional programming

Highly Desirable

  • Experience programming Clojure or ClojureScript or another Lisp
  • Experience using a RDBMS such as Postgres
  • Experience building React applications and RESTful APIs
  • Experience in formal verification – for example Coq
  • 50-249
  • New York, NY, US

Droit was founded in 2012 by a team of veteran derivative traders, quants, e-commerce specialists and technologists with front-line experience and expertise with products, markets, regulations and systems. Our mission is to provide our clients with robust, enterprise infrastructure facilitating compliant and optimal trading of derivatives and other financial instruments across asset classes, global regulatory regimes, CCP’s and execution platforms Our systems help our clients focus on key aspects of their daily business without distraction while ensuring that they “Trade Right”.

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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

£70K - 110K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Algorithms
  • Clojure
  • Formal Methods
  • Haskell
  • Logic

Benefits & perks

  • Pension
  • Casual dress
  • Training
  • Profit share scheme
  • Up to 20% bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Work-life balance
  • Generous profit share scheme
  • 20% yearly bonus
  • Full-stack clojure development
  • Full benefit coverage

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