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Lead Data Analytics Engineer - Proprietary Trading - London - Up-to £150k Base
The London office of a global proprietary trading firm is looking for a Lead Data Analytics Engineer to be responsible for leading, building and retaining a team of world-class engineers who will be building a trading analytics platform from scratch. This firm's approach to trading is scientifically driven and facilitated by world-class infrastructure.
In your role leading the development of a trading analytics platform, you will be responsible for time-series data collection and analaysis at the firm. This firm ingests terabytes of data every day and the platform will cover everything from ULL trading investigation as well as research on existing HFT strategies.
Our client is seeking a Lead Engineer who has the following attributes:
A background working in research environments designing and developing platforms for trading analytics
Proven experience managing technical teams
Extensive knowledge of time series databases, as well as batch and streaming data techniques
An understanding of equities and/or derivatives markets
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
The type of work environment that you might expect to encounter at the firm is more akin to a tech firm than typical trading environments and can offer:
An engineering environment where technology is seen as profit generating and not a cost
Dress down work environment
Close proximity to tube / national rail stations
Regular company wide events
If you feel that your current environment is limiting you in terms of intellectual freedom, or that you would be interested in building a platform from scratch and seeing it in production, making a difference on a daily basis - please submit your most recent CV to the link provided.