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Graduate Software Developer

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Arctic Lake

27d ago

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 £55K

AI generated summary

  • You must be a degree-qualified graduate in Computer Science or similar, highly proficient in Java or C, creative, a self-starter, able to see projects through, and unafraid to ask for help when needed.
  • You will code, test, and deploy order management features, develop exchange protocols, write algorithmic logic, analyze requirements, prioritize features, and support clients at Arctic Lake.

Graduate Job

Software EngineeringLondon


  • At Arctic Lake, we’re looking for problem-solving, challenge-seeking, knowledge-soaking recent or soon-to-be graduates to join our growing team in London in 2024. 
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to dive head-first into a software development role where you can make meaningful contributions from the start? Do you dread the thought of being another cog in the machine at a big tech firm? Do you want the pace and potential of a start-up without the uncertainty and risk? If you answered an emphatic YES, this role is for you!


  • Degree-qualified in Computer Science, Information Engineering, or similar (or maybe your journey has been unique)
  • Highly proficient in Java or C, and likely a few other languages
  • Deeply interested in computing from first principles
  • A creative thinker who loves tackling complex issues
  • A self-starter who values seeing projects through from start to finish
  • Able to ask for help when you need it

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Your first three months will include various forms of on-the-job training, including pair programming, interactive talks, and collaborative problem-solving. During this time, you can expect to contribute and even lead on multiple projects and see your work go into production. By the end of this period, you will have a good grasp of the fundamentals and will start to work more independently, but you will continue to have a great deal of support from your peers and leadership.
  • Coding, testing and deploying high performance order management features
  • Developing ultra low-latency exchange protocols
  • Writing algorithmic and order routing logic
  • Requirement analysis
  • Prioritisation of features
  • Client support
  • Additional duties as requested

Application process

  • HackerRank coding challenge (2 hour time limit)
  • Initial call with HR representative and developer (30-45 minutes)
  • Pair programming session (1.5 hours)
  • Culture-fit interview with founder and developer (1.5 hours)


Work type

Full time

Work mode





55000 GBP


  • Equity
  • Flexible hours 
  • Learning and development budget
  • State-of-the-art tech
  • Visa sponsorship
  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays)
  • Pension contribution
  • Hybrid working options after successful onboarding
  • Team lunches every week
  • Free snacks/drinks
  • Frequent socials and company event