Python Developer / Quant Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland Zurich Zurich CH
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 24 Mar 18 2018-03-24

Python Developer / Quant Engineer

On behalf of our client, an innovative IT company in Zurich specialising in quantitative services, Swisslinx is seeking a highly motivated Python Developer for a permanent position. As a successful candidate you will be responsible for developing industry leading software components within the company's Core Modules team.

Your Mission:

• Design, develop and deliver software components and services (ie. Risk Engine and Portfolio Optimizer)
• Provide innovative technological solutions in a fast and dynamic environment
• Support the other Quant Engineers and Developers with technical issues

Your Background:

• Minimum 4+ years of experience as a software developer (Java or Python)
• University degree in Computer Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or Quant Finance
• Experience with programing languages: Java, Python and Matlab
• Experience with the web programing stack: HTTP, REST, HTML, JavaScript, JSON
• Knowledge of datastores: SQL and NoSQL
• Knowledge and interest in financial markets and quant finance
• Experience with Continuous Integration/Deployment (CI/CD) technologies (AWS, Google Cloud, Jenkins, Docker, BDD, Cucumber)
• Fluent written and spoken German and English

Additional Experience:

• Solid experience in software development with extensive knowledge in derivatives and structured products
• Passion for applying technology to solve business problems for different clients from the financial industry

Are you a Software Engineer looking for a highly-responsible role within an international environment? Then we look forward to receiving a copy of your CV and references.