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Job Summary: This is a Junior Quant Developer position at a boutique multi-asset management firm. The client has recently moved from a discretionary to systematic fund, and you will be an integral part of launching this new systematic trading platform from scratch.
A systematic hedge fund, my client deploys a globally risk diversified systematic strategy and believe in hiring exceptional talent from various backgrounds to collaborate in solving some of the hardest problems in finance. They are a fun and enthusiastic community with a lively social side (team problem solving, a running club, squash club and an academy). They employ a diverse, dynamic culture and way of working which combine the best of technology start-ups and asset management firms
You will work closely with the Quantitative Strategies team + Machine Learning Researchers to implement the new systematic trading models, using cutting edge mathematical and computational techniques. You must have a demonstrative ability in an engineering team working with data science or quantitative research, and strong Python proficiency. This is a multi-language role, with strong emphasis on open source and using the right tools for the job. Looking for someone with potential and enthusiasm!
Skills and Experience Required
Strong skills in Python (preferred) plus experience in 1 other OO language
Experience in medium to large scale software projects
2:1 degree (or equivalent) from a top University in Computer Science/Maths.
Experience with the standard collaborative tool-chain (e.g Git, Jira) and development workflows (CI/CD, automated testing, code reviews)
No financial knowledge necessary
Benefits & Incentives
Competitive Salary + bonus
Excellent work-life balance. Not rigid, long working hours.
Down-to-earth, progressive work culture - who value a lifelong interest in learning, innovation, collaboration and tenacity.
If you feel you are a good match or interested in a general chat about the hedge fund market, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
+44 (0) 20 3475 7198
Reference: JSE - Eloise
Internal Number: 5787743
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