Job description

We’re VivCourt, a Trading firm like you’ve never seen before. We use our smarts and leading-edge technology to trade on the financial markets across the world, like the others, but we're saying no to the way it's always been done. We’re showing the industry it’s possible to make money, and put people first.


Everything we do at VivCourt is to ensure you can be at your best. We’ve built an open, collaborative and inclusive culture where you can thrive and perform, because we believe that profit is a by-product of a committed workforce.


Engineering @ VivCourt:


Engineering at VivCourt is the backbone of trading, we are relied upon to tackle current challenges and be ready for the next. Our infrastructure and market-facing teams work together to realise the full potential of our trading systems.


The market-facing teams focus on development and operation of trading strategies. Our infrastructure teams provide focus on the tooling and systems that ensure our trading and market-facing teams can operate effectively.


We are looking for smart, pragmatic, conscious minds to join our Engineering team.


Your role:


Data is what drives the research, trading and our high performance at VivCourt. It can be metrics that track overall system health, it can be fine grained tracing events deep within our trading systems and the Financial Markets. The Data Operations team within VivCourt exists as the stewards of this, the heart of our business, handling our metrics, our events and our audit trails.

As an engineer in the team, you'll be responsible for the capture, retention and delivery of our data by:

  • Creating and maintaining data pipelines that process billions of events per day.
  • Developing and supporting a bespoke set of tools and frameworks.
  • Build and maintain our real-time research data platform.
  • Communicating and collaborating with all departments to get the business the information it needs.
  • Participating in the peer reviewed design and development of our ecosystem.


As a new team in VivCourt, there will be efforts to build tools from the ground up. You'll be part of a small, but growing team tackling wide-reaching problems within the company. For you to be successful in the role, you’ll need to have:


  • A generalist and pragmatic mindset and a willingness to work with different technologies.
  • Knowledge and experience in data structures, algorithms and software design.
  • Experience in at least one of Python, C++, or Go
  • Experience in developing and deploying software on Linux


Nice to have:


  • Exposure to Docker, Git, Bash, Make, Ansible, Dask, Pandas, Prefect
  • Experience in build systems, networking, distributed systems, packet captures


What you will get:


At the core of every part of our business is our people. We understand that we will get your best work when you come to work feeling your best, so we have built a collaborative environment and a market leading suite of employee benefits to help you achieve your goals. You will receive:


  • A competitive salary with the potential for a generous bonus
  • $20,000 of social bonuses per year, which you give to the causes closest to your heart
  • An open and welcoming office environment
  • Hybrid working, 2 days in office, 3 days from home, flexing to your needs
  • A flat company structure with great potential for personal growth and development
  • A relaxed and supportive team-based environment
  • 20 days annual leave growing to 25 after 2 years ending in 30 after 4 years of service.
  • some many more perks: a weekend company trip, paid lunches and much more

How we do what we do:

We have replaced the shareholder with a charitable trust. Our metrics for success are employee satisfaction and how much we can donate to the social sector.

  • We believe profit is a by-product of our business rather than the goal. By focusing on the growth and development of our employees, we create the best possible work environment, ensuring we are a company where success and profits are sustainable, leading to a business that can act according to its conscience and a purpose greater than itself.

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