Vacancy detail

Quant Developer (HFT Trading Team)

£101,000 – £800,000 + bonus/market leading benefits

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

They use a disciplined and systematic quantitative approach to identify
factors that consistently generate alpha. These factors are then coupled with proprietary ultra-low latency
trading systems and robust risk management to develop trading strategies across asset classes (equities,
commodities, currencies, fixed income) that trade on global exchanges.


- Design, develop and test proprietary software. Examples include:

  • Trading strategy simulation software optimized for distributed computation
  • Large scale data acquisition, storage, accessibility, and visualization
  • Real time trade management and risk analysis

- Identify innovative solutions to complex problems and advocate for their implementation to team by communicating your ideas in a clear and concise manner
- Collaborate with other software developers, quantitative traders and researchers in cross-functional team environments


  • 2+ years of hands-on Software Development experience in C++
  • A strong understanding of object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
  • Brilliant problem-solving abilities
  • Exposure to network programming (TCP/IP), multi‐threaded applications, computational intelligence and
  • real‐time programming
  • A passion for new technologies and ideas
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • A working knowledge of Linux/Unix

Reference: AMC/AMO/DM10467876

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