Scala Developer / Strategist

  • GBP80000 - GBP160000 per annum + Competitive Bonus/Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TEKsystems
  • 19 Jan 19

A unique opportunity to bridge the gap between technology and quantitative analysis.

A globally tier 1 financial institution are looking for a confident, mathematically minded guru level functional programming engineer to join the business in an area identified for investment over the next few years. As a direct member of the quant team good communication skills and passion for doing things the right way are a must.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leader in Algorithmic Execution in a company which prides themselves on their focus on promoting a collaborative, forward thinking working culture dedicated to investing in the latest technologies and practices. You will be expected to bring innovative ideas to the table and take responsibility for maintaining this ethos.

Responsibilities & upcoming projects:

  • Design and implement risk analytics platform
  • Liaise with Quants and Traders to define new requirements
  • Optimise algorithms to maximise perofrmance
  • Provide technical insight and innovative ideas


  • Essential - Functional programming expertise (strongly typed) - Scala, Haskell, F#
  • Essential - front office experience with a passion for working closely with the business
  • Essential - excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

  • Desirable - Finance experience

If you feel you meet these requirements and would like to find out more about this role please apply or send a copy of your CV to pbatty@teksystems(.com) for more information. Your application will be held in strict confidence and your CV will not be forwarded on without a prior detailed conversation about the role and company and your express permission.

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