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Quantitative (Quant) Developer

Job Title: Quantitative (Quant) Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 100000 - 150000
Contact Name: Quentin Downes
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Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Would you like to join a growing electronic trading Front Office team at a Global Investment Bank? Would you like to be involved in exciting new projects as a Quantitative Developer? If so please read on …


Our client is a Global Investment Bank that is investing significantly in its Front Office team, the team is responsible for the technology used in electronic trading and data science across rates, FX, and credit.


As a Quant Developer you will be involved in designing and developing reusable frameworks that will be used for market analytics, execution strategies, modelling, pricing, hedging, and pre/post trade analytics.




  • Designing frameworks and development functionality for trading algo’s
  • Implementation, testing, and productionisation
  • Tuning and optimising systems
  • Analysing and improving algo performance
  • Calibrating parameters
  • Providing support and resolving issues
  • Code reviews, modelling, and testing
  • Working closely with a number of front office teams and directly with clients


To be successful in this role you will need:


  • Highly desirable is deep and extensive experience of Java development (alternatively C# or C++ in a shared codebase)
  • Knowledge of low latency and event driven programming (desirable)
  • Knowledge of python, R, or kdb (desirable)
  • Prior experience with algorithms or e-trading business logic
  • PhD or Masters (MSc) in a quantitative mathematical, or scientific discipline


In return you will receive £100-150k, benefits, and front office bonuses.