Back- End Software Engineer

London, United Kingdom

Seeking a naturally curious, highly skilled, experienced software engineer who loves learning, sharing knowledge and getting involved in system design. The ideal candidate enjoys keeping up to date with latest libraries, frameworks and technologies, balancing early adoption with system stability. The candidate will be experienced in optimising system performance across large interconnected distributed event-driven systems, keeping in mind maintainability and supportability. They will strive to improve the developer experience through automation and streamlining not only through CI/CD pipelines but also meaningful testing.

You will be part of a friendly and collaborative team responsible for post trade, reporting and cross-business software development. The role involves working directly with business functions across the firm and senior management to understand requirements, design and implement solutions. As well as project work, there are regular allocated windows of opportunity for small enhancements for both the business and technology.


  • Write and maintain good quality, well-tested code.
  • Collaborate with team through active contribution in code reviews, knowledge-sharing and design discussions.
  • Work directly with technology and business functions across the firm and senior management.
  • Build domain knowledge in business and technology areas.

What We're Looking For:

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in a STEM subject
  • A learning and growth mindset
  • Strong computer science fundamentals
  • Keen interest in keeping aware of latest technologies and a measured approach for adopting them
  • Comfortable problem solving across multiple technologies and business domains
  • Desire to keep improving oneself and the team
  • Collaborative nature and ability to work in a team e.g. partnering with business users and technologists
  • Ability to have constructive technical discussions
  • Interest in financial markets across all asset types

What Would Be Useful:

  • An interest or experience with Angular, Typescript
  • Experience with REST, gRPC and/or GraphQL
  • Experience using OpenTelemetry to optimise performance
  • Deep knowledge of any of: the trade life-cycle, valuation and P&L, fund accounting, margin calculation

Technologies We Use:

  • Web: Angular, Typescript
  • Server side: C#
  • Data: SQL
  • Cloud: AWS
  • Deployment: Docker, Kubernetes
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.