Maven’s Risk Technology Team sits on our trading floor and works with our risk specialists to help them come up with innovative and efficient means of controlling, monitoring and reporting risk - utilising both internally developed and vendor based risk tools to help build out our market leading risk management platform. 


Your role as a technical lead will be to support and guide our team of developers ensuring innovation, creativity and architectural standards are maintained, whilst meeting team objectives. This role would also involve mentoring and training of junior and senior members of the team who have a mixture of C# and Python skills.


  • Team leadership experience
  • Strong Python application development skills with pandas and NumPy combined with at least one other mature programming language i.e. C#, C++, Java etc
  • At least 5 years experience in professional software development
  • Strong SQL skills and exposure to large datasets
  • Business communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and concisely
  • Efficient and diligent with a strong attention to detail


  • Knowledge of financial markets & securities (particularly equities, bonds, futures and options)
  • Derivative pricing and risk management


  • A great engineering environment whereby technology is key to our success.
  • The upside of start-up without the associated risks.
  • Great friendly, informal and highly rewarding culture.
  • Informal dress code, loads of social events, etc. 
  • Fast growing global firm with plenty of opportunity where you will have significant impact.

Our approach to trading is scientific and technology driven. Tight integration between trading and software development, relying on cutting edge infrastructure is core to our success. Our teams consisting of C++ / C# / Python / FPGA developers and trading system engineers are responsible for our in-house applications, ranging from the world's lowest latency execution systems, through web-based user interfaces, to tools to interrogate multi-terabyte data sets.


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