Senior Python Developer at Kaiju Capital Management

Posted on: 01/25/2022

Location: (REMOTE)

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Tags: confluence redux ecs s3 laravel php redis atlassian aws python rds beanstalk mysql ml jenkins jira elasticache react docker

**Note:** Please use the *"Apply for this position"* link to apply. If you email someone at the company directly, your name will not be in our interview queue, and you will **not** be interviewed for this position. Individuals only, NO AGENCIES. **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 12 months. The Technology division comprises most of the Kaiju staff and is divided into 2 main teams: Data Science 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 follows proven patterns and practices and develops solid algorithms to process complex data structures. **You Will…** * Develop systems that ingest real-time and historical market data * Develop systems that integrate with our ML models and support our trading team * Work with and develop our portfolio tracking applications * Prototype different technical solutions * Identify solutions, technologies and practices that benefit the team and company * 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 applications * Considerable experience in Python * Good knowledge of database systems and data architecture * Solid understanding of programming complexity and time complexity * Rigorous approach to problem solving * Experience with design patterns * Able to work US Eastern Time Zone schedule * Fluent English written and verbal **Bonus…** * Experience with Atlassian stack: JIRA, Confluence and Bitbucket * Experience with Test Driven Development * Experience with time series databases * Experience with streaming data and data visualization **Our Stack…** * Frontend: React/Redux * Backend: PHP (Laravel), Python, C++ * Machine learning: Python, C++ * Datastores: MySQL, Redis, 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 and discretionary bonuses * 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. *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.*