Senior Python Software Engineer at Cboe

Posted 2 weeks ago


Cboe Europe is seeking a Senior Python Software Engineer. As part of a small, talented development team, you will help build and expand the batch functionality of the largest equities exchange in Europe, as well as our derivatives exchange and other platforms. We are firm believers in the value of testable, maintainable code, pair  programming and software craftsmanship; as we expand and grow our product suite, we need an experienced engineer with strong leadership skills to help us grow.

Location: London, UK


  • Design and build highly reliable, highly testable Python systems to support Cboe Europe’s operations. 
  • Lead complex projects including:
    1) Meet regularly with team members and management to discuss project progress and operational
    2) Lead complex projects including:correctness/efficiency.
  • Provide mentoring for other developers (worldwide when necessary).
  • Lead others in debugging of complicated engineering and operational problems.
  • Provide operational support for Cboe Europe’s trading systems, including a rotating weekly early shift (come into the office one hour early, leave the office one hour early). 
  • Work closely with our business development and sales teams to develop innovative new products and features for our exchanges.


  • Solid Python knowledge
  • A commitment to writing testable, maintainable code.
  • Familiarity with more advanced SQL techniques.
  • Strong Linux knowledge
  • Basic, but broad, knowledge of algorithms and data structures.
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • Highly preferred: Experience with TDD, BDD or other testing methodologies
  • Preferred: Familiarity with PostgreSQL, Salt, Jenkins, Django, or Pandas
  • Preferred: Familiarity with Microservices Architecture
  • Preferred: Familiarity with the design and development of REST API services
  • Preferred: Familiarity with Cloud Technologies
  • Preferred: Familiarity with C or C++.
  • Preferred: Experience in one or more relevant financial areas (market data, order management, algorithmic trading, financial systems integration, compliance, etc.)

About Cboe

At Cboe, we lead the industry globally in tradeable products and services. We are committed to developing innovative products, delivering unparalleled service and offering cutting-edge trading technology. A career at Cboe means the chance to work for the industry leader and have a direct impact on Cboe’s continued success in the marketplace. The industry and technology professionals that make up the Cboe team are focused on keeping innovation and competition alive in the securities markets. We capitalize on our mix of seasoned and new talent to solve problems and bring solutions.

Associate Benefits

Cboe Europe offers one of the most exciting places to work in London with an opportunity to take on the established exchange sector with leading edge technology. We have a casual dress code and lunch is catered for every day at no cost to our employees. Our compensation programme, made up of salary and bonus, is highly competitive. In addition, the company offers a retirement plan with matching contributions, a group health plan, gym membership and life insurance.


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