Software Engineer | Barclay Simpson


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Software Engineer

  • London
  • £120,000

Barclay Simpson are currently shortlisting for a Software Engineer across various levels to join an award winning billion dollar asset management firm.

You will be responsible for designing, implementing & continuously evolving data platforms including pipeline & repository – data ingestion, curation, preparation and access required for systematic alpha ideas exploration, analytics & reporting. You will work closely with quantitative portfolio managers and researchers in a fast-paced environment.

Main Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and evolve data platform including pipeline, repository, data warehouse and data access APIs,
  • Automate and support the Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) processes from various market data vendors and internal operational data stores.


  • 4+ years of Python experience
  • Broad knowledge & experience of database concepts with proficiency in SQL and stored procedures. Knowledge of noSQL databases and big data technologies
  • Experience working with cloud or on prem technologies and data infrastructure (workflow management engines, databases, storage & file systems, analytics platforms)
  • Knowledge of financial data (security master, tick & bars pricing data, etc.), a plus with experience in Bloomberg, Refinitiv,
  • Experience in processing large and complex datasets

This is a great opportunity to join a continuously growing firm and be part of a company that strives through its collaborative nature. With personalised learning and development training for each employee, you will have the opportunity to excel in your career and reach your full potential.

If you feel this is an opportunity for you then apply now!

We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

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