Junior Quant Developer

Junior Quant Developer


Quant Capital is urgently looking for a Junior Quant Developer to join our high profile client.


Our client is a $10 billion strong Hedge fund with performance figures of 23%.

The fund is going through an exciting period of technological enhancement to further improve the speed and quality of trading information and execution, in order to enhance its competitive advantage. All the funds trading-related software applications are built in-house, and developed using a combination of internal and external developer resources. Such software applications cover the full spectrum of the trading environment.  Their growth plans for the business are substantial, and ongoing software development is integral to delivering that vision.

The key responsibilities of the role are to:

  • Support the Quant Trading team in data analysis
  • Take ownership of gathering, understanding and cleaning data; using ETL tools to source data from a variety of sources
  • Design and implement architecture for data storage
  • Extend utilisation of off-the-shelf tools such as QlikView, Tableau or D3, and create internal tools for data visualisation and exploration
  • Perform statistical analysis and implement machine learning algorithms for finding trading strategies

This role will give you massive exposure to trading in the front office as well as a niche understanding of commodities trading and hedge funds.

Junior Quant Developers MUST have:

  • A degree in computer science or a quantitative subject
  • At least 2 years’ programming experience, ideally in Python
  • Experience of data analysis or machine learning
  • Experience of financial markets, statistics and big data

My client is based in London

Junior Quant Developer, Quantitative