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Quantitative Developer

Quantitative Developer
Selby Jennings
2 weeks ago

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Quantitative Developer (Python) | Hedge FundGlobal Hedge Fund - London, UK. We are working closely with a Global Hedge Fund, looking for a Quant Developer (Python) to join one of their established trading teams in London, working directly under the portfolio manager. Python, Rapid App/Tactical Development, and Derivatives experience is required.


  • Maintain and design of an internal Cross-Asset risk system, external Cross-Asset databases, and electronic execution platforms (upgrading systems, ensuring data integrity, and optimizing performance)
  • Design and develop rapid tools in Python that will be crucial for analysis, research, automated trading, and risk management purposes
  • Develop pricing models for derivative instruments
  • Maintain and develop a back-testing tool for complex trading strategies
  • Develop predictive tools and market screeners for the different members of the team
  • Communicate on a daily basis with team managers and with different professional profiles
  • Commitment to safeguarding team information and adhering to business sensitivity


  • Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science or Applied Mathematics or Physics. Mathematics level bachelor equivalent
  • Over 2 years of quantitative development experience or equivalent experience
  • Extensive experience writing production code (design, code, and debug applications), and have experience managing the software development life cycle
  • Experience in rapid tactical development
  • Proficiency in Python, with knowledge of C, C#, C++ being advantageous
  • Proficiency with SQL and Linux
  • Familiarity with Parallelism and distributed computing
  • Experience with either supervised, unsupervised, reinforced, or deep learning preferred
  • Meticulous data management skills

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