Software Engineer

Software Engineer


Location: Kennington, London


The Person


Our products are web based, deployed to both public and private clouds and are written primarily in C# (with some F# and python) but it contains a variety of open source technologies including MongoDB, Postgres, Redis and RabbitMQ. We’re focused on using the best tool for the job so we're looking for developers who are keen to learn, get exposure to a wide range of technologies, want to work on an industry leading platform, have a passion for writing quality and testable code, and enjoy working in a continuous delivery environment.


The Role


Playing a key part of our team you can expect to:


Develop and maintain software for managing a variety of trading activities (such as automated trading systems etc.) and across all tiers

Develop requisite diagnostics and monitoring tools for early detection of system faults

Develop software iteratively that works seamlessly in a continuous deployment environment; biased on TDD and BDD approaches

Establish early and continuous feedback loops with stakeholders for high quality outcomes

Work closely with Traders and 1st line support to troubleshoot customer issues

Provide 3rd line application support when required

Be an active member of the team suggesting ways we can learn and improve


What We Are Looking For

A solid understanding and demonstrable experience of C#/.net and web-based development

Proven record in developing scalable, highly-available and highly-performing middle-tier components

Experience in developing HTTP-based APIs and implementation of RESTful services with JSON

Push technologies (e.g. web sockets, SignalR)

Experience with communications technologies (e.g. WCF, Web API, Google Protocol Buffers) and message queues (e.g. Rabbit MQ)

Technical background in web development with HTML, OO JavaScript, CSS, jQuery and AJAX

Worked on UI frameworks such as Knockout/Angular/React

Experience with relational (e.g. PostgreSQL) and NoSQL data stores (e.g. MongoDB) and in-memory distributed caches (e.g. Redis) and search products (e.g. ElasticSearch)

Proven ability in delivering fully-tested software iteratively and continuously

Fully equipped to deliver software on a multi-developer environment

You enjoy autonomy and responsibility


Extra Marks If You Have

Understanding of concurrency and distributed systems

Understand the concepts of REST and HATEOS

Not essential, but extra marks if you have a passion for sport and some betting knowledge