Python Technical Lead
Principal Python Developer - ESG Technology Who we're looking for We're looking for an expert Python developer, preferably with experience working with Quant/ Research Analysts and Data Scientists, to work within the ESG Technology team. We're after a passionate technologist who can architect applications and data processing and analytical tools from inception through to production. You'll work with likeminded technologists, with a variety of skill sets, focused on building applications and platforms using modern, appropriate technologies. Ideally, you'll have a good understanding of asset management and financial markets. The team You will join a recently formed agile development team, formed to support the growing and strategic ESG technology needs of the firm. Initially responsible for the design and development of a new ESG data aggregation and analytics calculation platform, and development of the firms proprietary ESG tools. About Schroders We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. We have around 4,000 people on six continents and we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper. The base We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018, located close to our clients in the heart of the UK's financial centre. We offer flexible working appropriate for a client solutions focussed role as well as a modern working environment with onsite health and wellbeing amenities. What you'll do • Be part of a technology team with a high visibility, working on a key growth area and strategic initiative for the firm • Deliver an automated, robust and scalable ESG data aggregation and analytics calculation platform• Enhance the firms ESG proprietary tools and build ESG Data dashboards• Work closely and co-create with Quant/ Research Analysts and Data Scientists to build and migrate ESG models from development through to production• Coach and develop more junior team members, ensuring that best practices and methodologies are followed The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need • Strong Python development experience, preferably in an enterprise environment• Python library knowledge including packages such as pandas, numpy and numba• Proven track required of designing and delivering key systems.• Experience with both SQL and NoSQL database platforms• A drive to deliver with an ability to own a piece of work from start to finish• An understanding of data structures and common data transformation methodologies• Able to work in a modern software engineering environment, using Agile and DevOps methodologies and tools including Scrum, XP, TDD, git and CI/ CD• Able to deal credibly with business and technical users at all levels of the organisation The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help • Proficiency in the Linux environment• Experience using Docker containers and preferably Kubernetes• Experience with cloud (Azure and AWS)• A Computer Science and Banking/ Financial Services background• Worked closely with Quant/ Research Analysts and Data Scientists What you'll be like • Passionate about technology and how it evolves• A problem solver with a business facing personality• Able to work under pressure, on several priorities at once• Great at working with other people, sharing and communicating ideas We're looking for the best, whoever they are Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age. Note to Agencies: Schroders does not accept speculative CV's from agencies. We do have a PSL who are invited to support us when required. We only pay fees to agencies instructed to send CV's and are submitted through our recruitment portal. We do not pay fees on speculative or unsolicited CV's sent to Schroders or Schroders employees and reserve the right to contact unsolicited CV's directly.
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