Vacancy detail

Quant Developer - Macro Hedge Fund/Buy Side - (Python/C++)

£150,000 – £250,000 plus bonus / benefits

Location: United Kingdom (London – City of London, London) Type: Permanent

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Quants to implement changes in the existing codebase
  • Prototype and explore ideas for new tools and analytics
  • Be part of the team responsible for the major build-out of functionality on the new platform, including but not limited to:
    • Trade modelling and pricing
    • Market data processing
    • Risk reporting (EOD and potentially intraday)
    • Scenario analytics tools

In general, they are looking for smart, commercial, problem-solving-oriented, "get-things-done" candidates with a proven track record of delivering robust, high performance software and quantitative analyses and with either experience in financial markets or a keen interest to learn about them.

Skills and Experience:

Required:

  • Advanced analytical skills (typically evidenced by a degree in maths, physics, computer science, engineering, etc.).
  • A deep passion for technology and software development.
  • Excellence in applied programming skills - Python, C, C++ or other major languages.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills.

Preferred:

  • Demonstrable, applied expertise in creating and validating pricing and/or risk models for use in a financial services organisation.
  • Deep understanding of Fixed Income products and derivatives.
  • A broad understanding of model risk, bringing new approaches and processes.

Reference: AMC/AMO/DM6754

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