Kingston University/Instinet
graduate job
Expires12 days

Systems Architect

Job description

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an ambitious graduate, supported by Kingston University academics and based at Instinet, a leading global broker of equities, in London. This KTP project will develop and deploy innovative machine learning techniques for trading execution performance and monitoring.

You will lead the development of theoretical, practical and organizational capabilities, to deploy machine-learned products to improve the execution performance of equity trading, and machine-learned tools to monitor this performance. You will also have responsibility for authoring reports and academic publications that describe aspects of your work, and the potential impact for Instinet and its clients.

You will be working alongside another KTP Associate who is employed as a Machine Learning Scientist.

This position is a 32-month fixed-term contract.

The company partner
Instinet, is a leading global broker of equities, based in London.

The university partner
This KTP will be led academically by Prof James Orwell and supervised Dr JC Nebel from the School of Computer Science and Mathematics school within the Faculty of SEC.

This post is subject to confirmation of securing government funding via Innovate.

What we are looking for

The ideal candidate will have gained (or be excited to gain):

  • Experience of iterative design
  • Development and operation of real-world systems with complex business logic and multiple deployment platforms
  • Ability to translate complex business requirements into a prioritized schedule of technical work
  • Experience in creating user interfaces, preferably in a technical domain, that are engaging and designed in a way to encourage and support their use and ability to successfully integrate different technical components to create an overall system


  • You will have a BSc (minimum of 2:1) in software engineering or a related subject.
  • Possibly MSc in computer Science, software engineering or a related subject or PhD in computer science

Accepted degree subjects

  • computer sciences and IT

Additional job details

Number of vacancies
South East England
£50,000 to £70,000

Salary depending on qualifications and experience plus training package of up to £2,000

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Interviews: w/c 8 July or 15 July.

If you have any questions please email.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 28 June 2019

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Closing date:  28 June 2019

Expires12 days

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