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Senior Software Engineer


Europe Permanent £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum

Senior Software Engineer – Back-end web expert

We’re looking for a talented and versatile software engineer with particular expertise in back-end web application development. As part of the team, you will work directly with some of the most experienced professionals in the aviation and finance industry, understanding business needs, and architecting and implementing solutions.

The role will encompass the full technology stack, you will be the expert in back-end development and providing technical leadership in this area. Your will be critical role in establishing a scalable architecture for the company’s software products and keeping it at the bleeding edge of technology and best practices.

The currently planned technology stack incorporates:

  • Front-end: TypeScript + React + Redux + D3.js
  • Back-end: TypeScript + Node.js (primary), Python, C++, CUDA, PostgreSQL
  • Deployment: Amazon Web Services, Dockerized microservices, Terraform infrastructure-as-code
  • Strong DevOps focus: continuous integration, continuous deployment, extensive automated testing


  • Strong academic background:
    • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
    • Computer Science major preferred. Majors in other technical disciplines will be considered, e.g. engineering, mathematics or physics, if coursework includes a number of programming-oriented courses.
  • Extensive experience building the server-side of web applications
  • Extensive programming experience, preferably in a variety of languages and environments
  • Expertise in at least one strongly-typed programming language, e.g. Java, C#, C++.
  • Experience with automation and scripting languages
  • Experience with JavaScript (can be on front-end)
  • Experience with cloud services, containerization, continuous integration
  • Strong client skills: able to discuss requirements with senior executives, understand business needs and translate into software solutions
  • Strong communication skills


  • Experience with Node.js
  • Experience with front-end web frameworks, eg. React, Redux
  • Linux experience, ideally including system administration
  • Participation in open source projects, writing software blogs and/or presenting at software conferences
  • Strong client skills: able to discuss requirements with senior executives, understand business needs and translate into software solutions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in C++
  • Experience in financial services in particular fixed income analysis and/or financial mathematics
  • At least 3 years at same employer including promotions (at least once in career)

Job Reference: JO-1611-91576

Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum

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