Lead Developer

GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Job Description

WSN is currently seeking a highly skilled Lead Developer for the Beacon Platform at our client, a dynamic Hedge fund based in London. The successful candidate will be proficient in Python and possess a solid background in Quantitative Development, with experience across various asset classes.


  1. Act as the primary expert on the Beacon platform, providing support on accelerated build-out working closely with the

Quantitative modelling team to leverage the Beacon platform for risk management and deployment of proprietary algorithms.

  1. Co-create technical solutions and ensure their successful execution.
  2. Serve as the central point of contact for the development team, facilitating effective communication and coordination.
  3. Enhance the data analysis toolset and deepen understanding of data utilization and optimal data architecture solutions
  4. Engage in software development using Python 3.6+.
  5. Develop project specifications, present solutions, and prepare comprehensive documentation.


  1. Minimum 5 years of professional software development experience with Beacon platform.
  2. At least 7 years of experience as a quant developer in banks, hedge funds, or FinTech companies.
  3. Proficiency in Python 3.6+.
  4. Ability to articulate and communicate technical details effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  5. Commitment to professional and personal development in a fast-paced and innovative environment.
  6. Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to challenges.
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