Senior Python Developer at Kaiju Capital Management

Posted on: 03/31/2021

Location: (REMOTE)

Original Source

Tags: ecs redux confluence redis pandas numpy php laravel python s3 jenkins cassandra beanstalk mysql jira rds react docker aws elasticache

**We Are...**Kaiju Capital Management (Kaiju) is a small- to medium-sized Hedge Fund. We are a fully-remote company and have experienced significant growth in the last 8-12 months. The Technology division comprises most of the Kaiju staff and is divided into 2 main teams: AI and Engineering. The Technology division is responsible for building and maintaining internal web-based applications, bespoke AI models, and working closely with the Trading team to find, create, and manage trading opportunities and strategies. Our unique and proprietary web-applications and AI models have allowed us to not only have an incredibly well-organized and risk-balanced portfolio, but also to thrive during severe market downturns, such as the COVID-19 market sell-off in March 2020. We’re constantly improving and finding new opportunities to pivot or expand our trading. **You Are…**An experienced **Senior Python Developer** that will make an immediate impact on the design and development of the Python applications that are key to the success of the Trading team. **You Will…** * Work closely with product owners and end users to design solutions that meet everyone’s needs * Work on our Dev team, closely with our Data Science and DevOps teams, to create and support the code and infrastructure for Machine Learning applications * Prototype different technical solutions * Be responsible for the health of our Python codebase by ensuring best practices are followed * Keep up to date with the latest technologies and identify potential new technologies for the company to utilize * Collaborate with other remote team members and participate in peer code reviews * Take great care to ensure you’re delivering quality code and participate in documentation and process improvement **You Have…** * 5+ years experience building and delivering production-ready Python applications * Experience with NumPy, Pandas * Experience with Git, along with best practices in source control * Experience with JIRA and Confluence * Experience working in an Agile and distributed/remote team * Ability to create and maintain well-normalized databases * Basic knowledge of the U.S. Stock Market * Able to work US Eastern Time Zone schedule * Fluent English written and verbal **Bonus…** * Experience with C++, PHP * Experience with time series databases * Experience with streaming data and data visualization **Our Stack…** * Frontend: React/Redux * Backend: PHP (Laravel), C++, Java * Machine learning: Python * Datastores: MySQL, Redis, Cassandra, S3 * Infrastructure: Linux, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, RDS, Elasticache, ECS * DevOps: Bitbucket, Jenkins, Docker **Benefits…** * This is a full-time contract position with competitive consulting rates * Flexible PTO * Support for continuing education * This is a remote position. Work from anywhere in the world Serious inquiries only. There will be a screening process with an online skills assessment and at least two interviews. *Tip: Cover letters are a great way to make a first impression.* *Kaiju Capital Management Limited has been certified as an Approved Investment Manager in the British Virgin Islands.* *Kaiju is an equal opportunity employer. We don’t discriminate, nor do we tolerate discrimination or harassment. We base all hiring decisions on the job requirements, business needs, and individual qualifications.*