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Software Engineer (C++/ Python)

THE OXFORD ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED

Oxford, HC

THE OXFORD ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED
JOB DETAILS
SALARY
£50000 - £80000 / Per Year
JOB TYPE
full-time
ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION
neg d.o.e + annual discretionary bonus + additonal benefits
LOCATION
Oxford, HC
POSTED
4 days ago

Description

Job title: Software Engineer (C++/ Python)
Location: Oxford
Salary: circa £50,000- £80,000 (neg d.o.e)
Benefits: Annual discretionary Bonus/10% employer contributory Pension/ Private Healthcare/ 24 days holiday (increased with service plus Bank Holidays) + much more!  

OxFORD Asset Management is a technology driven company of smart people who like to solve tough problems using a modern software stack. We are passionate about writing good code, collaborative and eager to keep up with developments in our fields.

We are now seeking more than one Software Engineer to join our dynamic team in Oxford, to develop and maintain system critical software. You will be working in a fast-paced environment writing software to a high standard using C++20 and Python on Linux. Strong communication skills are essential, alongside solid problem-solving skills, and a Yes attitude. A background in finance is not necessary for this role as many of the team come from a diverse range of industries, and you can learn on the job. Our small and friendly team provides plenty of scope to learn new skills and presents a variety of challenges to keep work interesting.

As Software Engineer, you will be responsible for all aspects of software development on a wide range of projects, such as automated trading strategies, order management systems, integrating third-party data into our systems and the development of data analysis tools.

Software Engineer Requirements:

  • Degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Engineering and Physics or demonstrable experience
  • C++ 11/17/20
  • Python
  • Linux
  • Passion for writing high standard, modern and well tested code
  • Willingness to fit into a friendly and supportive team

Beneficial experience:

  • Financial markets
  • Pandas
  • Numpy
  • Machine learning
  • SQL
  • GIT
  • JavaScript
  • Networking
  • Threading

We offer excellent compensation and benefits which include: Annual discretionary Bonus + 10% employer contributory Pension + Private Healthcare + discounted gym membership + death in service benefit + 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + additional holidays for length of service + enhanced family leave (maternity + paternity) + payroll tax free charity options.

We are a collaborative, open and friendly team. You would be joining an informal work environment with plenty of opportunity for professional development and team-building social activities. 

We want to hear from you if you would like to be part of an exceptional team, are ambitious and would relish the challenge.

Interested? To apply for the role of Software Engineer please submit your CV today!

About the Company

We apply computational models to financial markets, analysing a range of data and information, and exploiting relationships among financial instruments such as stocks and futures. Most trading is managed automatically by our proprietary algorithms and software. Our team works with the latest technologies to develop these algorithms and tools to navigate a wide range of markets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Company

THE OXFORD ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED logo

THE OXFORD ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED

OxAM

OxFORD Asset Management® is tech-driven investment firm based in Oxford, UK. We launched in 2004, and are a committed team who focus on exceptional research and technological implementation. We come from a range of professional backgrounds and talents, from video gaming to defence to weather forecasting.

We tackle real-world problems with an open mind, and draw inspiration from a vast array of sources. We place huge value on clear thinking that leads to elegant solutions. We encourage a culture of innovation and craftsmanship, and embrace a philosophy of continual improvement.

Our team works with the latest technologies to develop proprietary algorithms and tools to navigate a wide range of financial markets. We analyse a range of data and information, and exploit relationships among financial instruments such as stocks and futures. With release cycles measured in hours, there is immediate feedback on personal contribution.

COMPANY DETAILS
COMPANY SIZE
20 to 49 employees
INDUSTRY
Business Services - Other
WEBSITE
https://www.oxam.com/