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Python Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: $100000 - $300000 per annum
  • Job reference: ARHA 2.14
  • Sector: Technology, Selby Jennings, Data Science
  • Date posted: 14/02/2018
Our client is a young and booming trading firm with a strong focus on cutting-edge technology, data driven decisions and automation. They are a data-driven organization and are seeking Senior Developers to lead us on taking our data to the next level. They collect large volumes of data from both internal and external sources, requiring talented individuals to identify opportunities to improve and expand our data capabilities. Working on their data infrastructure is a high impact position and you will work closely with Tech and Trader Management to identify priorities, requirements and resourcing in order to execute tasks accordingly.



Qualities that make great candidates:
  • BS/MS/PhD in technical field – Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of professional experience developing software applications, with substantial Python experience, other languages like C++, Scala or Go are a plus
  • Highly motivated and willing to take ownership of high-impact projects upon arrival
  • Must possess excellent communication, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse data sets and frameworks across multiple domains – financial data experience not required
  • Experience with common Big Data or Cloud technologies, like Kafka and Spark, is a big plus
  • Interest or experience in building scalable, containerized workflows using Docker
  • Demonstrated experience using software engineering best practices to deliver complex software projects



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