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In office: London

  • 🇬🇧 United Kingdom

Software Developer (C++/Python)

Company Description

For more than 20 years, Talan has been advising companies and administrations, supporting them and implementing their transformation projects in the UK and abroad. With a presence on four continents and a headcount of 5000 consultants, our ambition is to reach the billion turnover by the end of 2024.

Job Description

Join a dynamic team of inquisitive problem solvers, specializing in Finance across major European exchanges. We harness a diverse array of technologies, from Oracle and Linux to Python, JavaScript, C++, and even FPGA, with the shared mission of automating repetitive tasks and driving continuous business improvement. Our team comprises traders, quants, and IT specialists working collaboratively to enhance the business, fostering a unique environment where research, development, and production system maintenance converge.

Are you a software developer with a knack for pragmatic problem-solving? As a Front Office Software Developer, you will play a vital role in enhancing our system, from low-latency C++ trading applications to processes that add value to data and the continuous improvement of our development lifecycle and production support.



  • A strong understanding of data structures and algorithms.

  • Proficiency in C++ and a good grasp of Python or any other scripting language.

  • Strong knowledge of Linux, including development/debugging, scripting, and networking.

  • A passionate interest in financial markets.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with asynchronous, multithreaded, and lock-free programming.

  • An appreciation for clean, testable, and readable code.

  • Understanding of computer architecture and the ability to write code that runs efficiently.

  • Good knowledge of networks.

  • Working familiarity with databases.

  • Experience with any of the following tools is beneficial: Linux shell scripting, CMake, make, Wireshark, C.

If you're a forward-thinking software developer with a passion for financial markets and a desire to make a real impact, we want to hear from you.

Additional Information

On-site role in London.