Junior Data Engineer

London, United Kingdom

As a member of the Strategy Operations team, you will be responsible for ensuring smooth operation of our trading pipelines from data delivery through to trade generation, spanning multiple asset classes (Equities, Futures, FX, Interest Rate Swaps, Credit Default Swaps).

We're looking for candidates with a can-do attitude and a desire to make technology, computer programs and processes work efficiently. Your work will have a direct impact on the continued success of our trading technology.


  • Be a primary responder to business-critical issues, taking ownership of and solving real-time problems to support the reliable running of our trading pipelines.
  • Participate in team shift rotations, including the out-of-hours on call rota and early shift pattern (07:30 start time).
  • Extract, Load, Transform (ELT) new datasets into our data pipeline.
  • Develop and architect the data pipeline codebase.
  • Optimise existing processes, ensuring robust and timely operation.
  • Ensure data fed into investment strategies meets specified standards.
  • Accurately explain unusual system behaviour through knowledge of data and algorithms.
  • Contribute to and lead projects that will result in changes to data, algorithms or software used by our investment strategies.

What we're looking for:

  • A degree in a STEM subject.
  • Familiarity with Python and its built-in data structures.
  • Knowledge of version control software, preferably Git.
  • A practical approach to independent problem solving.

What would be useful:

  • Up to 2 years of experience working with software within a commercial environment.
  • Experience with Pandas as a tool for data manipulation.
  • Proficient in SQL; confident in exploring SQL databases and creating ad hoc queries.
Equal Opportunity Workplace
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Our recruitment process

Our assessment and selection processes are aimed at you showcasing your abilities rather than passing arbitrary tests. They are designed according to the requirements of our teams to identify the skills and attributes we seek. A member of our recruitment team will work with you throughout the process, guiding you at each stage.


Your application will be viewed by a member of our Human Capital team.

Video and onsite Interviews

We will invite you to our offices for interviews with individuals from inside and outside the team you will join.

Phone Interview

Your background and suitability for the role will be assessed by a member of our Human Capital team.


A member of our recruitment team will talk you through the offer details including compensation, benefits, role responsibilities and future career paths.


You may be asked to complete a technical assessment and/or case study.