Durlston Partners

Software Engineer

Finance, Systematic Trading & Research
Up to £140k base plus bonus
London, UK

Software Engineer (Python/C++) – Systematic Hedge Fund


Our client, a leading systematic Hedge Fund based in the City, is looking for bright Junior Developers to join their elite IT team made up of world-class engineers. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented Developer to work closely with Quants and Portfolio Managers developing automated trading systems and solutions, having a direct impact on alpha generation.

As a Python / C++ Developer, you must be passionate about programming and technology with the ambition to continually progress and develop your career in an environment with a steep learning curve. They are looking for Junior Developers who can demonstrate their absolute passion for Computer Science, constantly keeping up to date, as well as putting their ideas/research into practise (GitHub, StackOverflow, Hackathons, Olympiads etc..).


  • Excellent development skills in Python, C++ or any other OO language
  • Strong Computer Science foundations: data structures, algorithms and complexity theory
  • Passion for solving complex computer science & mathematical related problems
  • BSc/MSc/PhD in a technical discipline with a minimum of a 2:1 degree from a top tier university (Oxford Cambridge, Imperial or similar)

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and build a long term career.

For further information, please submit your CV.

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