Senior Software Engineer–Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, AWS, NumPy, Portfolio Management

Job title : Senior Software Engineer–Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, AWS, NumPy, Portfolio Management
Location : London
Job type : Fixed Term Contract
Salary : £120000 - £130000 per annum
Sector : Buy Side
Reference : BH-20480-2
Senior Python/React Engineer – Python, Flask, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Redux, ag-Grid, AWS, Pandas, NumPy, Portfolio Management, Investment Management
A Senior Fullstack Developer, skilled in Python and React, is urgently sought after by a leading global Investment Manager. based in the City You will join their Front Office Portfolio Management function, working as part of a highly agile team building out a greenfield cloud-hosted Portfolio Management platform, specifically working on functionality to support their Equities trading business.
The team work on a mixture of strategic projects and small feature enhancements based on user requirements, meaning you will be involved in an interesting variety and scale of work, with both immediate and long-term impact to their trading capability. 

This is a hands-on role working across the front and back end using React and Python respectively, with other responsibilities including contributing to design/architecture and analysing/reviewing code. You will also be involved in improving the DevOps CI/CD pipelines and end-to-end testing (unit, integration etc.)
The current team are primarily backend, so you will take a leading role with regards to frontend requirements, actively driving design and development for anything UI related, ensuring seamless integration with the backend and high quality, well-tested code is delivered. 
To be successful, you will require the following:
  • A strong engineering background in Python and JavaScript/TypeScript with React
  • Experience with frameworks/libraries such as Flask, NumPy, Pandas and Redux
  • Experience with React Hooks, ag-grid and Cypress testing
  • Strong knowledge of Microservices and APIs
  • An Agile mindset, following TDD/BDD and modern DevOps practices such as CI/CD.
  • An appreciation of cloud-native development with AWS
  • A background in the development of high performance, high throughput Front Office trading systems (either buy or sell-side)
This represents an excellent opportunity for a talented Fullstack Python/React Developer to join a World-leading firm and help drive the build of an exciting greenfield cloud-hosted Portfolio Management platform.
Please note this will offered on a Fixed Term Contract basis for an initial period of 12 months.

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