Financial Technology

Financial Technology

Selby Jennings: Your Leading recruiter for Financial Technology in Germany

Selby Jennings is a leading specialist talent partner for financial sciences and services. Our global Financial Technology team provides permanent, contract, and multi-hire FinTech recruitment from our office in Germany.

For more than 20 years, clients and candidates have had peace of mind that their Financial Technology recruitment process is in safe hands. As the high use of mobile devices and technology-based applications increases demand for financial and banking solutions, now is the best time to team up with an experienced talent partner.

From streamlining processes and upskilling workforces to staying cutting edge by employing flexible work models, we advise enterprise leaders on when to strike and how. We also provide expert insight to Fintech professionals on benchmarking salaries in Singapore and assist them through their career moves.

If you’re interested in securing the very best Financial Technology talent in Germany or you’re a professional looking for Fintech jobs, the Selby Jennings Financial Technology team connects exceptional talent to industry-leading clients.


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Benefits of working with the Selby Jennings Financial Technology team in Germany

We are a specialist talent partner. Among the many benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global Financial Technology team are:

Experience

We have nearly 20 years of experience as a leading talent partner in financial sciences & services in Germany.

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A vast network of the best, in-demand professionals, working with large German financial institutions to innovative fintech start-ups and beyond.​

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Our award-winning talent specialists offer bespoke, tailored guidance on the latest German hiring trends and industry news to help you achieve your goals.

At Selby Jennings, we take pride in nurturing partnerships that are built on trust, integrity, and mutual growth. We aim to deliver personalized solutions crafted to match your particular needs, with flexible options that respect your hiring practices. Whether it's fast-tracking vital positions or creating strategic talent acquisition plans, we have the know-how and resources to get results. Share your vacancy with us today to start the process.

Take the initiative to resolve your talent shortage by completing our form today. Our team is excited about the prospect of discussing how we can assist your organization in efficiently addressing your Financial Technology hiring needs.

Financial Technology Jobs

Python Developer

What You'll Do: Design, develop, and maintain high-performance trading systems and algorithms using Python Build tooling and infrastructure to enhance reliability and reduce overhead in production management Develop monitoring infrastructure and automated testing frameworks Work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and mentor junior team members Who You Are: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field Strong programming experience, particularly in Python Experience running code in containerized environments Familiarity with Ansible, Django, Flask, and Jenkins Ability to approach complex operational challenges Knowledge of the trading/finance industry

US$170000 - US$350000 per annum
Chicago
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Lead Windows Systems Engineer

Title: Lead Systems Engineer - Windows Position: Full time, Hybrid Location: Chicago, IL Compensation: $160-000 - $200,000+ An Elite proprietary trading firm is looking for a Lead Systems Engineer to join their Chicago office. In this role you will not only act as an expert in your space, but you will have direct influence of the design and implementation of the firm's systems while you lead your own team of systems engineers. Your responsibilities will span both leadership and hands-on activities. You will architect and implement physical, virtual, and database servers. As a lead you will be in charge of the management and leadership of all systems and infrastructure projects while maintaining and supporting the Microsoft Exchange Environment. What we're looking for in this role: -Must have 3-4 YOE as a team lead -7+ YOE in Windows Systems Engineering -Expertise in Microsoft Exchange along with strong architecting and configuring in Microsoft Windows OS Technology -Experience with VMware -Expertise in scripting in PowerShell and regular exposure to Python and Git Version Control *This role must sit in the firms Chicago office working in a hybrid model of 4 days on-site and 1 day remote per week

US$160000 - US$200000 per annum
Chicago
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Operations Analyst/Associate

Job Title: Operations Analyst/Associate Work Model: Hybrid based in Charleston, 3x a week in office (IF NOT LOCAL TO CHARLESTON MUST RELOCATE) Summary: An elite high frequency proprietary trading firm is seeking both an Analyst and Associate Operations specialist to join their Post Trade team. The role is based in Charleston, SC. You will get to work directly with their new Global Head of Operations. Qualifications: A degree in Finance, Economics, Computer Science, or other related fields. CFA a plus. Extensive knowledge base in FAS 1 level financial products Fundamental awareness of global markets 2-5+ years of experience in capital markets operations Extensive communication across trading teams and software development teams Interest in post trade infrastructure Desire for fast-paced environment and "to wear multiple hats" High level MS Excel knowledge is a must: Comfortable with Look-ups, Pivot Tables, and Conditional Statements Python, VBA, Tableau, or SQL experience a plus Buy Side experience is a plus Task Management via tracking software such as JIRA is a plus Responsibilities: Support clearing and settlement processes for millions of daily trades in the following asset classes: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives, FX, Commodities, and Crypto Affirmation of trades, minimizing operational risk and maximizing straight through processing Daily reconciliation of internal data to participating brokers via position, trades, cash, NAV, and fees Investigation of breaks raised by trading desks, other departments, and counterparties Building Business Intelligence reports via Tableau regarding operational activities for senior management Maintain and navigate data such as security master within our systems to help minimize and investigate breaks Maintain relationships with brokers to fix daily breaks, while continually improving processes long term Liaise with external software vendors to troubleshoot current processes and propose improvements Own and resolve specific inquiries and ensure timely resolution Ability to identify areas of improvement, scope requirements and assist in implementation of automation.

US$60000 - US$150000 per year
Charleston
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Senior Infrastructure Software Engineer

Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Python Development Salary: $175-250k base plus discretionary bonus Location: Chicago, IL - in person An elite Chicago based trading firm is seeking a Senior Infrastructure Engineer - with strong python development skills to join their team. They are seeking a skilled Python Developer who is passionate about both software development and infrastructure management. The ideal candidate will have strong Python programming skills and experience in developing and maintaining fast paced, low latency environments. What you'll do: Design, develop, and maintain the platforms on which the firms systems are run utilising Python. Conduct code reviews and ensure code quality, reliability, and maintainability. Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines for automated testing, deployment, and monitoring. Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to infrastructure, deployment, and performance. Monitor system performance and proactively identify and address bottlenecks and performance issues. Optimise trading system latency and throughput to ensure maximum efficiency and reliability. Serve as a senior member of the team leading projects, and driving new technology initiatives. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. Strong proficiency in Python programming language. Experience with automated trading systems and financial markets is highly desirable. Experience with CI/CD pipelines, and version control systems (e.g., Git) Familiarity with monitoring and logging tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack.

US$175000 - US$250000 per annum
Chicago
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Sales Director - Global Markets

We're working with a Financial Data Analytics company that is looking for a Senior Salesperson to help cover their Buy-side/Sell-side Sales franchises. The ideal candidate will develop and execute a strategy to expand the firm's coverage of Banks or Asset Managers/RM across EMEA and APAC. Key Responsibilities: * Develop and execute a client acquisition strategy for either Banks or Asset Managers/Insurance/Pension Funds/Structured Credit Investors. * Qualify viable prospects and prioritise resources on sales opportunities. Qualifications & Skills Required: * 5+ years' experience across Global Markets, or particularly within Structured Credit or Private Debt. * 5+ years' of experience in sales. An entrepreneurial track record in selling a new product/data set is highly preferred. * Experience with selling capital markets Credit Risk Solutions preferred. If you're qualified and interested, please apply to find out more about the position.

Negotiable
London
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Senior Software Engineer, Core Prime Brokerage

Senior Software Engineer, Core Prime Brokerage Digital Assets Prime Brokerage (Fintech) Office in London, UK (Remote flexible) A global fintech are currently seeking a talented and experienced SWE to join their team and play a crucial role in building the firm's real-time event processing system (ie clearing sub-ledger) Responsibilities Design, develop, and maintain the core infrastructure and systems for our prime brokerage platform, including trade execution, position management, risk monitoring, and reporting modules. Build robust systems for managing the entire trade lifecycle, from order routing and execution to settlement and reconciliation. Identify performance bottlenecks and optimise system components for maximum throughput, low latency, and high reliability. Be a thoughtful technical voice and support your team in making diligent and sound architectural decisions, upholding the highest bar for quality Maintain adherence to SLAs/SLOs Knowledge, Skills & Abilities At least 8 years of experience in software development/engineering Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, or related field. Strong proficiency in programming languages such as Java, C++, or Python Familiarity with industry-standard technologies and protocols, including FIX protocol, market data feeds, and order management systems. Experience in building and managing distributed systems and high-throughput services Background in real-time transaction processing within trading, risk management, or web2.0 companies (large-scale transaction/event-processing systems: trading systems, risk management systems, pricing systems) Grit, drive and strong feeling of ownership coupled with collaboration and leadership Intuitive, focused, driven, organised, factual and productive; able to break through communication issues and effectively develop relationships with stakeholders across the firm Nice to have: Previous experience at a fast paced, high growth stage company Nice to have: Experience with digital Assets. Apply Now!

Negotiable
London
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Senior Software Engineer, Connectivity

Senior Software Engineer, Connectivity Digital Assets Prime Brokerage (Fintech) Office in London, UK (Remote flexible) A global fintech are currently seeking a talented and experienced Connectivity Software Engineer to join their team and play a crucial role in integrating new digital asset and traditional exchanges into their trading platform. The successful candidate will have an understanding of cryptocurrency exchange APIs and FIX protocol Responsibilities: Lead the integration of new exchanges into our trading platform, ensuring seamless connectivity and functionality. Collaborate with exchange partners and third-party vendors to implement and maintain API connections Develop custom solutions and tools to automate exchange integration processes and streamline trading operations. Test and validate exchange integrations, including order execution, order book management, and trade settlement, to ensure reliability and compliance with regulatory requirements. Monitor exchange API performance and reliability, identify and troubleshoot issues, and implement solutions to optimise trading efficiency. Work closely with internal teams, including software developers, product managers, and compliance officers, to prioritise and deliver integration projects on time and within budget. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 7+ years of Finance experience Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, or related field. Proven experience working with exchange APIs and protocols, with a strong understanding of order execution, market data, and trade lifecycle management. Hands-on experience integrating digital asset exchanges into trading platforms, including API authentication, data normalisation, and error handling. Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, or Go for scripting and automation tasks. Previous experience working in the cryptocurrency or fintech industry is required. Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail. Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Apply Now!

Negotiable
London
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Network Engineer

We're seeking a skilled Network and Security Engineer to join one of the most elite investment managers, based out of Connecticut. In this role, you'll be responsible for maintaining and optimizing our network systems, including Cisco firewalls, Palo Alto devices, and voice communication platforms. If you thrive in a dynamic environment and have experience with Cisco and Palo Alto technologies, we'd love to hear from you! This role is a hybrid opportunity, working in the office Monday-Thursday, and can offer a competitive compensation package! Responsibilities: Network Infrastructure Management: Configure and maintain Cisco firewalls, routers, Ethernet switches, and SAN switches. Monitor and troubleshoot Palo Alto firewalls, reviewing logs and ensuring seamless connectivity. Unified Communication Systems: Manage Cisco Call Manager and related applications, including Webex integration. Troubleshoot connectivity issues across LAN, VoIP, and circuits. Off-Hours Support: Install and upgrade equipment outside regular business hours to minimize disruptions. Collaboration and Issue Resolution: Communicate effectively with IT staff and end users to resolve network-related issues. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field. Minimum of 4 years of industry experience in network engineering. Proficiency in implementing and supporting various network technologies, with a focus on Cisco and Palo Alto solutions. Experience working with Telcos for circuit installations and troubleshooting. Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to collaborate with vendor support for issue resolution. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with end-users and understand their needs. Organizational and documentation skills to independently solve problems and manage time effectively Preferred: Familiarity with Cisco Identity Services Engine, Multi-Factor Authentication, SAML, Mobile Device Management, and cloud vendors (especially AWS). Understanding of network interactions with other IT systems. Previous experience in an MSP or Financial Firm. If you are interested in an exploratory conversation, please apply using the link!

US$130000 - US$160000 per year + + Bonus
Connecticut
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Trading Systems Engineer

Title; Global Support Trading Systems Engineer Compensation: $130k - 225k+ An elite high frequency trading firm is looking to bring on a Trade Support Engineer to their global support team for their Chicago based office. You'll be responsible for supporting and troubleshooting their proprietary trading systems along with their front, middle, and back-office systems. You will support multiple different trading teams across departments and the globe, as well as being involved heavily in application deployment, optimization, and system monitoring. As a Trading Systems Engineer you will responsible for: Providing technical troubleshooting assistance services globally and across departments Automating, establishing, and deploying efficient software and further monitoring and optimizing recovery and availability in trading systems. Troubleshooting incidents reported from users around the world such as identifying root causes promptly and providing resolution plans accordingly Developing proprietary process automation and monitoring tools while supporting core market connectivity Required Qualifications: 3+ YOE as a Trade Support Engineer or similar role Expertise in FIX protocol SQL; Python knowledge preferred. Linux & Windows Systems; Background with supporting large-scale electronic trading systems B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree If you match this profile and have an interest in the role then don't hesitate to apply.

US$140000 - US$225000 per annum
England
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Software Engineer (Python) | Quant Trading

Quant Developer/ Software Engineer (Python), Monetisation Technology Quantitative Trading and Investment Firm London, UK We are working closely with a quantitative trading and investment firm who have recently launched their London office, and are looking to expand their front office technology team. As a Quant Developer/ Software Engineer (Python), you will work closely with the quantitative, portfolio researchers and monetisation researchers to develop and improve the cutting-edge research and development platform, uncluttered by legacy platforms and processes. Role Details: Working closely with Monetisation researchers Develop and manage high quality, robust and efficient data and model pipelines Improve capabilities, performance, reliability, scalability and throughput of machine learning systems in a trading environment. Build automated tools to evaluate model performance Work closely with quantitative, portfolio researchers to improve the profitability of trading tactics Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in Machine Learning or Quant Finance Strong Python expertise is required, and C++ expertise is a plus. Quantitative background (eg: statistics, linear algebra, or calculus) and/or Pandas and Numpy expertise that allows close collaboration with researchers a strong plus Experience with data driven python pipelines, data/ML platform design production model evaluation, and/or MLOps a strong plus Portfolio optimisation / market impact models / optimal execution / transaction cost analysis a strong plus Experience with production front office trading systems is a plus but not required Industry Experience: no preference Non-compete: 6 or less is best but will consider up to 12 months Apply now for more information!

Negotiable
London
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Senior Network Architect

Qualifications: Minimum of 8 years' experience as a network engineer, with a proven track record of designing and building high-performance networks. Experience with building IDC from scratch. Strong understanding of hybrid cloud networking, including both public and private cloud environments. In-depth knowledge of networking protocols, including TCP/IP, MPLS, OSPF, BGPv4, and VRF. Familiarity with network security technologies, including firewalls, VPNs, and IDS/IPS. Responsibilities: Designing and building robust datacenter architectures that meet business requirements. Proficiency in network protocols and technologies, including TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, VLAN, MPLS, QoS, and Multicast. Building resilient Internet connectivity solutions that are highly available and fault-tolerant. Proficient in using Python, Go and other development network automation tools, able to use advanced tools or systems to improve efficiency. Monitoring system performance using industry-standard tools such as SolarWinds, Nagios, or Cacti. Collaborating with cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and resolve network-related issues.

Negotiable
China
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Senior Data Modeller

Working environment: You will be part of The Finance & Risk Data Domain, and play an active role for all Finance and Risk departments. We do this by improving the data itself, data systems, and data processes. We work with an agile operating model. Our Finance and Risk Data Domain consists of 5 departments where the atmosphere is dynamic, open and informal. You will work in the Data Model and Control team as part of the Data Modelling team. The team consists of professionals with diverse backgrounds who are driven to take the Data Model to a structurally higher level. The atmosphere is open. We work hard, but there's plenty of room for enjoyment! Your profile: * You've successfully completed a higher professional education (Bsc.) or degree (Msc.) and you have 5 to 10 years of relevant work experience. * You are skilled and experienced in data modelling, at business, conceptual and logical levels, preferably also at a physical level. You have worked with and preferably created ER data models, or object-oriented models. * You are experienced in defining terms for a data lexicon. * You can explain the difference and relationship between a data dictionary and a conceptual or logical data model. * You are experienced in comparing and mapping data models. * You are experienced in information analysis, e.g. requirements engineering, and translating requirements into a conceptual data model. * Leadership and persuasion skills for building consensus across stakeholders. * You are able to understand complicated topics, and you can explain/present complicated topics in a structured and insightful way. * You have an excellent command of the English language both verbally and in writing. * You have demonstrable experience in the Financial Services Sector preferably in Banking. * You embrace the agile way of working. Benefits: * The ability to work flexible hours. * A good salary and an excellent pension scheme. * A hybrid-working environment. * A supplementary benefit budget of 11% with which you can buy flexible fringe benefits such as extra days off, a subsidy to cover the costs of a phone or an (electric) bicycle, and salary top-ups. * A personal development budget of €1,000 per year. * Each year you receive 5 Banking for Better days which you can spend on personal development or someone else in society. * An annual public transport pass with free public transportation throughout the Netherlands. * The opportunity to proactively work on your vitality and fitness.

Negotiable
Amsterdam
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