Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Senior Software Engineer – Automated Trading
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:5 to 8 years
Salary:R50000 to R75000
Job published:06 September 2018
Job reference no:3409954367

Job Description

The Person


Our products are web based, deployed to both public and private clouds and are written primarily in C# (with some F# and python) but it contains a variety of open source technologies including MongoDB, Postgres, Redis and RabbitMQ. We’re focused on using the best tool for the job so we're looking for developers who are keen to learn, get exposure to a wide range of technologies, want to work on an industry leading platform, have a passion for writing quality and testable code, and enjoy working in a continuous delivery environment.


The Role


Playing a key part of our Cape Town team you can expect to:


  • Develop and maintain software for managing a variety of trading activities (such as automated trading systems etc.) and across all tiers
  • Develop requisite diagnostics and monitoring tools for early detection of system faults
  • Develop software iteratively that works seamlessly in a continuous deployment environment; biased on TDD and BDD approaches
  • Establish early and continuous feedback loops with stakeholders for high quality outcomes
  • Work closely with Traders and 1st line support to troubleshoot customer issues
  • Provide 3rd line application support when required
  • Be an active member of the team suggesting ways we can learn and improve


What we’re looking for


  • A solid understanding and demonstrable experience of C#/.net and web based development
  • Proven record in developing scalable, highly-available and highly-performing middle-tier components
  • Experience in developing HTTP-based APIs and implementation of RESTful services with JSON
  • Push technologies (e.g. web sockets, SignalR)
  • Experience with communications technologies (e.g. WCF, Web API, Google Protocol Buffers) and message queues (e.g. Rabbit MQ)
  • Technical background in web development with HTML, OO JavaScript, CSS, jQuery and AJAX
  • Worked on UI frameworks such as Knockout/Angular/React
  • Experience with relational (e.g. PostgreSQL) and NoSQL data stores (e.g. MongoDB) and in-memory distributed caches (e.g. Redis) and search products (e.g. ElasticSearch)
  • Proven ability in delivering fully-tested software iteratively and continuously
  • Fully equipped to deliver software on a multi-developer environment
  • You enjoy autonomy and responsibility


Extra marks if you have


  • Understanding of concurrency and distributed systems
  • Understand the concepts of REST and HATEOS

Not essential, but extra marks if you have a passion for sport and some betting knowledge