Python Developer – Quant Hedgefund

Python Developer Quant Hedge Fund

£80,000 + £10k bonus + benefits

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

Our client is a $20billion strong Hedge fund with performance figures of 23%. They trade a number of products across equity and commodities in both high and low frequency strategies. They have the reputation as one of the best funds globally. They use a combination of proprietary data, superior technology, and aggressive execution to achieve their trading objectives.

The successful Python Developer will be involved in the design, development & maintenance of a new python platform to research, back-test and trade quantitative strategies.

This will also include developing & maintaining the infrastructure, such as databases or client / server architecture, and building up a snapping framework to load data from multiple sources, including live market data or third party data.

The junior python Developer position is a front-office position and the suitable candidate will work closely with the Quantitative team, notably on:

  • Building pricing models from scratch, able to develop, modify, test, optimize and implement models and strategies
  • Building a research platform for back testing quant strategies
  • Research
  • Developing various trading tools (Excel, C++)
  • Developing and maintaining various overnight processes

Python Developers MUST have:

  • Computer Science Degree
  • 2 years plus pure python development experience in a in a bank Asset manager or Fund
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong knowledge Excel and VBA and including advanced SQL.
  • Knowledge of system design, programming & maintenance
  • Experience supporting production environments
  • Experience with distributed processing
  • Experience with client / server architecture
  • Experience with web service.
  • In depth knowledge and experience of developing in Python
  • Strong and proven experience with relational databases (eg SQL) and document store (eg MongoDB).
  • Very good maths skills
  • You MUST be AN EU Passport holder due to restrictions.

This role suits a bright junior Python developer who is looking to further expand their commodities knowledge. You will be joining one of the world’s best trading teams and gain invaluable experience. I am looking for someone with sub 6 years’ experience who is bright motivated and deserves to work with the best.

In exchange we offer a very very competitive salary and the chance to work for the best.

My client pays a yearly bonus that is a considerable addition,

I am interested to see your drive as this role will no doubt be popular.

My client is based in London

Python Developer – Quant fund

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