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Quant Developer - ESG/RI

Man Group plc London, United Kingdom
Posted 3 days ago Hybrid Job Permanent Competitive
The Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced engineer to join the Responsible Investment Tech team within Man Technology. You will play a pivotal role in our strategic build-out of cutting-edge technology to achieve our ESG goals. Collaborating with our Responsible Investment (RI) team, Data Science and the investment engines across the company, you will contribute to the development of our quant-driven RI strategies and discretionary RI portfolios.

Your Responsibilities
  • Onboarding and analysing the best vendor ESG datasets for research, analysis, and reporting in collaboration with our Data Science team.
  • Implementing quantitative methods to establish evidence-based views of security's ESG alignment.
  • Creating Python APIs to facilitate easy access to ESG data and analysis for systems and researchers.
  • Developing tools and reports to ensure actionable ESG data is available firm-wide, including interactive tools, static reports, and Jupyter notebooks.
  • Integrating ESG data into Man's back-office systems.
Your Impact and Growth

In this role, you will gain a deep understanding of the Responsible Investment space contributing to and supporting research conducted by our teams. You will have the opportunity to apply technology, and quantitative strategically, shaping our technology landscape and making a significant impact from the start
  • Analysing and productionising the best vendor ESG datasets for research, analysis, and reporting in collaboration with our Data Science team.
  • Implementing quantitative methods to establish evidence-based views of the key metrics and aid the development of innovative research across the RI space.
  • Designing, creating and maintaining python based data pipelines and APIs to facilitate easy access to ESG data and analysis for systems and researchers.
  • Developing solutions to ensure innovative and robust ESG data is available firm-wide, including proprietary tools and webapps used within investment making decisions.
Our Technology

We primarily work with Linux and Python, utilizing the full scientific stack (numpy, scipy, pandas, scikit-learn) extensively. MongoDB serves as our primary storage solution. We leverage Docker, Kubernetes, and Airflow for streamlined deployments, while OpenFin and React drive our front-end development.

Working Here

At Man Tech, we foster a small company, no-attitude culture that is transparent, collaborative, and open. You will have ample opportunities for growth and the chance to make a real difference. We actively engage with the broader technology community, hosting and sponsoring London's PyData and Machine Learning Meetups. We also contribute to open-source projects and share our technology innovations.

In our fantastic open-plan office overlooking the River Thames, we organize regular social events ranging from photography to climbing, karting, and wine tasting. We offer competitive compensation, a generous holiday allowance, flexible benefits, and a commitment to continuous learning and development through coaching, mentoring, and sponsoring professional qualifications.

Technology and Business Skills

We strive to hire only the brightest, best and most highly skilled, passionate technologists.

Essential
  • Extensive programming experience, preferably in Python.
  • Proficiency in handling large structured and unstructured datasets.
  • Advocate for collaborative software engineering techniques (agile development, continuous integration, code review, etc.).
  • Proficient with Linux platforms and scripting languages.
  • Working knowledge of one or more relevant database technologies (MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Snowflake, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server).
  • Proficiency with open-source frameworks and development tools (NumPy/SciPy/Pandas, Spark, Jupyter).
Advantageous
  • Prior experience with financial market data or alternative data.
  • Familiarity with the ESG space and investment technology/approaches.
  • Experience in data visualization and modern web app frameworks (e.g., React).
  • Proficiency with git.
Personal Attributes
  • Strong academic background with a degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or Physics from a leading university.
  • Commitment to engineering excellence and a passion for technology.
  • Analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Strong time management and organization skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Work-Life Balance and Benefits at Man

Man Group is proud to provide the best working environment possible for all of its employees, and we are committed to equality of opportunity. At Man Group we believe that a diverse workforce is a critical factor in the success of our business, and this is embedded in our culture and values. We run a number of external and internal initiatives, partnerships and programmes that help us to attract and develop talent from diverse backgrounds and encourage diversity and inclusion across our firm and industry. https://www.man.com/diversity . Man Group is also a Signatory of the Women in Finance Charter.

Man Group supports many charities, and global initiatives. We support professional training and development, and requests for flexible or part-time working. Employees are also offered two 'Mankind' days of paid leave per year as part of the Man Charitable Trust's community volunteering programme.

We offer comprehensive, firm-wide employee benefits including competitive holiday entitlements, pension/401k, life and long-term disability coverage, group sick pay, enhanced parental leave and long-service leave. Additional benefits are tailored to local markets and may include private medical coverage, discounted gym membership and wellbeing programmes.
Job ID  JR004710
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