This position is with a high performing fixed income fund in London. The catalyst for the hire is growth due to consistent strong performance. They are looking to grow their development team including hiring a quant developer. The development team support the entire business giving a variety to the projects you will be working on.
The role will involve working independently and directly with end users to develop requirements and deliver accordingly. Realistically, the successful candidate will have at least 4-5 years’ experience in a relevant role. Due to the quantitative nature of the work it is important for the candidate to have strong understanding of interest rate derivatives (especially curve construction). Due to the plans for growth, there are a range of projects to be worked on, so there is a degree of flexibility to nuances of the hire.
In terms of characteristics the fund hires are high performing self-starters with low ego and the ability to be pragmatic in their approach to work. There is significant exposure to working with a range of stakeholders across the business (including PMs), so strong communication skills are essential.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful and very collegiate fund with a progressive and positive working culture.