• GBP150000 - GBP200000 per annum
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings Technology
  • 2018-11-09

Quantitative Developer - Leading Global Hedgefund

  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: GBP150000 - GBP200000 per annum
  • Job Type: Full time

As a Quantitative Developer, initially focused on equities, you'll be involved in all stages of the systematic trading workflow - from working alongside researchers and portfolio managers on initial trading ideas, through to building the platform required to support a global trading operation. You'll be a vital member of the team - from day one and will report directly to the lead portfolio manager, giving you huge exposure to the business.

Overview of Role

  • Build out the trading simulation, trading, risk & attribution platform
  • Implement and maintain the alpha library, ensuring that their market predictions are accurate and on-time
  • Work with the market data group to source, store, visualize and ultimately trade on huge datasets
  • Report directly in to the lead portfolio manager as the lead quantitative developer
  • Extend their systems to trade across an ever-expanding set of geographies, asset classes and timeframes
  • Leverage the latest advances in cloud computing and cutting-edge visualizations and be a thought leader in this space

What You'll Bring

  • Masters or PhD level in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or related discipline
  • An expert in Python (experience in C++ or Java also welcome)
  • Experience using both SQL and, ideally, no-SQL database technology
  • Experience with NumPy / pandas or similar quantitative stack (e.g. Matlab or R) is a very big plus
  • A strong interest in financial markets; experience on a systematic cash equity desk would be preferable
  • Ability to work in a small, fast paced and agile team