Quant Developer - Systematic Trading

  • 80-150k basic + exceptional bonus + benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Oxford Knight
  • 21 Apr 17

My client is a systematic hedge fund, but at their heart they are a technology firm run by computer scientists.

 

Key words: Quant Developer, Linux Kernel, Machine Learning, C++, Python, Cython, Distributed Systems, Systematic Trading

 

My Client is a systemtatic hedge fund that build all of their technology in-house. They focus on analyzing and monetizing terabytes of data (millions of gigabytes)

 

Trading is entirely automated through their high-performance infrastructure. They look to bring automation and efficiency to as many areas of the business as possible, allowing the world-class developers to focus on solving complex and challenging problems that directly grow the business and the PnL.

 

They were established in 2010 and have already grown their AUM 100 fold to > £1billion, such is investor confidence and fund performance.

 

The Role:

In terms of the role – you would be hired as a generalist technologist, with the freedom to work on the projects that suit you.

 

Projets you could get involved with:

*Low-level infrastrucutre engineering on the Linux Kernel

*High-performance C++ infrastructure

*Research + Devlopment of trading strategies 

*Quant focussed modelling work

*Complex machine learning projects

*High-performance risk systems

 

With the company still being so young (<50 employees), all the work is greenfield development and you get the chance to shape the fund as they continue to grow.

 

They believe in all things opensource and are willing to embrace which ever technology gets the job done - at the moment, mostly C++ / Python / Cython

 

Requirements:

 

*Bachelors degree in Computer Science / Maths / Physics or related subject from a world-leading institution.

*Exceptional OO Programming skills, data structures and algortihms.

*1+ years programming experience in ANY industry - they are hiring for technologists so finance experience is not required.

 

Perks:

*Market leading base salary + bonus

*Stunning offices in The Cheesegrater (City of London)

*In house library / gym / yoga / music studio (complete with drum kit/electric guitars) / breakfast / snacks / beers / wines / pool table / snooker / decks / movie screenings / ski trip.

 

If you feel you are a match - please get in touch:

ed@oxfordknight.co.uk

 

Key words: Quant Developer, Linux Kernel, Machine Learning, C++, Python, Cython, Distributed Systems, Systematic Trading