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Senior Quant Platform Software Engineer

Full-time | Limassol, Cyprus
About Tickmill
Tickmill is a global group of companies, offering trading services with a prime focus on Futures, Options and CFDs on Forex, Stock Indices, Commodities and Bonds. Regulated in the United Kingdom by the FCA, in Cyprus by CySec and in the Seychelles by the FSA, we provide first-class products and services, catering to the needs of the most sophisticated retail and institutional clients around the world.

We take pride in being one of the fastest-growing brokers in the world processing monthly more than 8 million client trades, while our monthly average trading volume is over $125 billion.

Our multilingual staff consist of highly qualified experts from all Continents. We value the talent and input of our team members and keep their motivation at the heart of our strategy. This includes highly competitive motivation packages, work-related travelling and regular team events around the world.

Role

The successful candidate will need to design, develop and deploy our Back-Test platform. The mission of the position is to develop and deliver an accurate and reliable Back-Test engine that will help our quantitative researchers to produce accurate and efficient models.

It will be expected to help our quantitative researchers implement their models (including Machine Learning Ideas) and test them in a precise environment.

Most of our systems are written in Python but we also use systems in C++, MySQL and InfluxDB. The ideal candidate will be expected to act as a conduit between applied research and engineering.
Requirements:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related technical discipline
  2. 3+ years full-time industry experience as a software developer or engineer
  3. Proficiency with at least one Object Oriented programming language (C++, C# or Python)
  4. Experience with data structures and algorithms
  5. Experience with the full software development life cycle
  6. Hands-on experience with FIX messaging-implementing or integrating FIX API’s in a trading capacity
  7. Experience in leading a product from concept to prototype and implementation
  8. Experience in handling large data streams
  9. Proven experience working with cross-functional teams
  10. MSc or PhD degree in Computer Science or any other related field will be considered as an advantage
  11. Experience with big data and statistics will be considered as an advantage
  12. Knowledge of numerical programming in Python using libraries such as Pandas, NumPy, SciPy and tools such as Jupyter notebook will be considered as an advantage
  13. Knowledge of Machine Learning frameworks such as Keras, TensorFlow or Gradient Boosting will be considered as an advantage
Benefits:
  1. A Unique opportunity for a career in a global and fast growing company
  2. An international team of skilled colleagues
  3. Attractive salary based on qualifications and experience
  4. Modern and professional work environment
  5. Regular team events and self-development opportunities
  6. Health insurance and other additional benefits
Interested in this position? Forward your CV to careers@tickmill.com
*Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.