Senior Front Office Python Developer

Highly experienced Python Engineer for portfolio  manager – Tech Driven Fund

£160,000-250,000 + bonus

Office based in St James, London

Quant Capital is urgently looking for a top-tier Python developer to join our high profile client.

Our client is a well-known global systematic hedgefund. They have incredible performance figures and compensation packages.

The firm is known globally for its attitudes and rigour more importantly, you will be surrounded by smart people deeply interested in teaching what they know, and in learning from you.

Their Trading team looking to hire an expert Python developer to extend existing infrastructure to accommodate new systematic strategies trading interest rates and foreign exchange. The ideal candidate should have already built out similar solutions and have a pragmatic approach to development balancing the trade-offs from using existing libraries with the benefits of creating from scratch.

The Python engineer will work in close collaboration with research teams to architect, implement and analyse new automated electronic trading algorithms. The developer will play a key role in building and engineering the Firm’s software infrastructure to support new and existing lines of business. In addition, the developer will expand the Firm’s proprietary research platform to support new exchanges, products and functionality.

Python Developers Must Have:

  • Expert in writing production level Python code including numpy, pandas, scipy, statsmodels etc (Python packages for numerical and statistical analysis)
  • Able to take high level requirements and lead with constructing the engineering concept to underpin that project
  • Experienced interacting with databases, ideally in SQLAlchemy (Python) and SQL (query language), proficient with Redis and Docker
  • Knowledge of fixed income products including terminology, conventions and general construction
  • Fluently worked with time series of varying frequency and experience of dealing with issues such as different time zones, gaps in data, constructing constant maturity derivatives series and futures contracts
  • Has initiated / worked with git for version control, and gitlab deployment processes
  • Experience dealing with FIX would also be useful

You will be joining a progressive and exciting company committed to excellence. They offer an excellent working environment with ongoing training and a structured career path. You can also expect an excellent salary and benefits package. Including a large bonus from day 1.

My client is based in London

Python, Hedge Fund


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