Vacancy detail

Risk Management Optimisation Engineer - Director level

£101,000 – £130,000

Location: United Kingdom (London – London) Type: Permanent

Risk Management Optimisation Engineer - Director level (Python, Cloud)

Your future is a tier 1 investment bank.

They are searching for a talented Risk Management Optimisation Engineer. You'll be working in the Quant Platform, this is a strategic, cloud-based Analytics and Risk platform for X-Asset derivatives. It is a modern, agile, Python based platform enabling the strat team to efficiently deliver advanced analytics and optimization tools to trading functions.

You will obtain front office exposure whilst working within a team of elite contributors with diverse skillsets, including traders, risk managers and finance users, you will provide platforms and tools for the management of the investment bank's Risk and PnL and to support trading activities.

What they are looking for the Risk Management Optimisation Engineer (Python, Cloud):

  • A software craftsperson focused on delivering clean code
  • Someone proactive, keeping stakeholders well informed of development effort status
  • Someone comfortable interacting with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Someone skilled at recognizing system deficiencies and implementing effective solutions
  • Work with a global team of quants, traders, engineers, and business stakeholders
  • Take ownership and drive deliveries within a supportive and agile team environment

Requirements of the Risk Management Optimisation Engineer (Python, Cloud):

  • Proficiency in Python programming is essential
  • Experience with distributed, large scale, computing and parallel programming
  • Experience of Cloud based software architecture and engineering is desirable
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, you like to figure out how things work
  • Experience in the financial services industry and knowledge of financial derivative products (e.g. Futures, Forwards, Vanilla Options, Swaps, Bonds, Convertible Bonds, Exotic/Structured products) and experience/familiarity with risk management is highly desirable
  • Exposure to front end development (HTML, JavaScript, React JS, CSS) will be very beneficial
  • Experience of agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum, SAFe)

Benefits of the Role Risk Management Optimisation Engineer (Python, Cloud):

  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent holidays

If you have any interest, questions or queries in this role contact Joseph at Anson McCade via call on 07740785683 or e-mail at

Reference: AMC/JM1RMOE1

Position: Risk Management Optimisation Engineer - Director level (Python, Cloud)

Type: Permanent

Salary: £1100,000-£130,000 plus Bonus

Contact: Joseph McGinley

Telephone: +44(0)20 7780 6706

Reference: AMC/JM1RMOE1

Apply for this vacancy

Your CV will be sent to the selected department. At no time will your CV be sent outside of Anson McCade without your authorisation.

Your name

Your email address

Attach a file (CV formats accepted: .doc, .docx, .txt, .pdf)


Prior to submission of this form, the user acknowledges and accepts Anson McCade's Terms and Conditions of Use + Privacy Policy

I acknowledge and accept