As a Python Developer, you’ll have a passion for application development, APIs, database connections, enterprise-level projects, and is comfortable tackling complex mathematical algorithms.
The role involves the development and support of an in-house application that provides bespoke risk management tooling to the Derivatives traders. The members of the team liaise directly with both traders and quants to establish requirements, develop and test new functionality.
What You Will Do
In this role, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in building strong relationships with key stakeholders ensuring the alignment of software development efforts with business objectives.
The candidate will strive for consistency in architecture and design, working closely with the Architecture team to influence and adhere to established principles. Code quality is of utmost importance, and the candidate will either perform code reviews personally or ensure that adequate code reviews are conducted by the development team.
The successful candidate will actively contribute to the software development roadmap, patterns, and principles. This involvement in shaping the strategic direction of software development initiatives will require a keen understanding of industry best practices and emerging trends.
The role also involves hands-on responsibilities in the software development lifecycle. This individual will be responsible for designing, developing, and delivering high-quality, test-driven object-oriented software. This requires a strong commitment to writing code that is not only functional but also scalable, maintainable, and adheres to established coding standards.
What You Will Bring
The ideal candidate will have a keen sense of commercial awareness with a strong focus on delivering value, with the ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. This individual will be well-equipped to navigate dynamic work environments, where priorities shift regularly—a hallmark of a VUCA setting.
Excellent verbal and written communication abilities are key with the capacity to articulate technical subjects in a clear and concise manner, tailoring explanations for a non-technical audience.
The candidate excels at balancing the pursuit of ideal solutions with the practical delivery of project requirements. With a background in enterprise development, particularly on complex Python projects, the candidate brings proven technical expertise to the table. While an understanding of commodities trading is advantageous, the emphasis is on the candidate’s demonstrated technical proficiency and problem-solving abilities.
Securing Energy for Europe – it’s a simple statement, with a bold ambition. SEFE is not just our name, but also encompasses everything that drives us. To accomplish this, we’re taking immediate action to secure gas supply – but also looking forward, to explore our role in the European energy transformation and how we can contribute to a stable and sustainable future.
As a fully-integrated energy company, we serve our customers with an end-to-end energy value chain – from sourcing and trading to transport, storage and sales. Together, we ensure the security of gas supply in Germany and Europe and drive the green energy transformation. Our international teams work across locations in Europe, Asia, and North America. We’re passionate about energy and the important role it can play in shaping a better future.
Join SEFE and help us secure gas supply across Europe and shape a better, more sustainable tomorrow.
We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that embraces diversity and fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience. Whatever your role, you’ll find an open, welcoming atmosphere that empowers you, and recognises your contribution. We offer a competitive starting salary supported by a comprehensive, and broad reaching benefits package which includes:
• Bonus earning potential
• Non-contributory pension
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and 2 volunteering days
• Buy / sell holidays
• Life assurance
• Medical and dental insurance
• Range of optional flexible benefits
Based from our offices in London, you can benefit from hybrid working offering the flexibility to spend some of your working week at home. We are committed to supporting your career growth with opportunities to develop both your knowledge and experience through a blended approach to learning.