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Software Engineer (Java/Python)

Tower Research Capital
Software Engineer (Java/Python)
London, GB
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Job Description

Tower Research Capital, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Software Engineer (Java/Python) to join our Post-Trade team.

The Post-Trade Technology division is responsible for building comprehensive and accurate middle & back office solutions, ensuring seamless reconciliations, accounting, regulatory, and surveillance processes.


  • Developing the firm’s post-trade platform tools, encompassing compliance and regulatory functions, reference data management, trade capture, reconciliation, P&L, and trade cost management.
  • Collaborating closely with global stakeholders to streamline business functions, and effectively translating business requirements into technical tasks.
  • Driving design, development, implementation, and maintenance of projects/products.
  • Continuously looking for process improvements via automation and incorporating superior monitoring tools.


  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science
  • 2-5 years of demonstrable experience in designing and developing Java or Python based systems.
  • Hands-on experience in Java 11 (and beyond), with a good grasp of design principles around microservices and messaging middleware.
  • Understanding of RDBMS, such as Postgre, MySQL, etc.
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB.

Preferred Qualifications (not required)

  • Previous experience in financial services.
  • Exposure to the ELK stack.

**Benefits **

Tower’s office is located in the heart of London’s financial district, and is easily accessible by public transport links. While we work hard, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and discretionary bonuses
  • 5 weeks of paid holiday per year plus bank and public holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Pension, medical and dental, group life and income protection schemes
  • Reimbursement for health and wellness expenses
  • Free events and workshops
  • Donation matching program

Tower Research Capital is an equal opportunity employer.

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