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Platform Software Engineer

Job details
Posting date: 23 August 2019
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 September 2019
Location: E1W 1AZ
Company: Smarkets Limited
Job type: Permanent
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FinTech meet Sports Betting

The Smarkets exchange is a multi-billion pound trading platform with a rapidly growing ecosystem of sophisticated users who apply financial trading techniques to the world of betting. We’re looking for a Platform Software Engineer to join our Market Making group.

Our stack is consists of dockerized applications deployed on AWS. Our code is mostly Python with Rust used for performance critical components. We embrace the modern devops culture, practicing continuous integration and deploying to production multiple times a day.

What you’ll be doing:
Implementing, testing, shipping and monitoring low latency trading systems
Writing components that heavily interface with existing Python code
Working closely with our pricing team, to architect and design low latency systems
Planning and maintaining database structures
Testing and correcting software programs
Writing and coding individual programs according to specifications

Computer Science Degree
Strong knowledge in algorithms and Data structures
Python experience
Experience with AWS
Database querying knowledge (Postgres)
Skilled in Examining existing software and determining requirements for new/modified systems in light of business needs
Experience implementing, evaluating and optimizing software

We offer:
Salary between £50,000 and £65,000
Three healthy meals a day cooked by our in house chefs
Personal training and conference budget
Monthly socials
Lovely office located in St Katharine Docks, London (E1W 1AZ)
This job ad will be advertised between the 23rd of August 2019 and 23rd of September, 2019.

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