Quantitative Developer

Job Title: Quantitative Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + 20% bonus
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH5230
Contact Name: Alanah Chapman
Contact Email: achapman@venquis.com
Job Published: August 08, 2016 17:15

Job Description

A SQL and VBA Quantitative Developer is needed to join a highly regarded front office team within a leading Investment Management firm based in The City.
If you are technically strong, with a passion for finance and Investments then this could be an excellent opportunity for you.This is a high pressured and over achieving front office environment where you will be expected to face off to both the business and IT.
Ideally you will have experience working within financial services, and possess some if not all of the below:

Essential Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of MS SQL Server 2012, T-SQL.
  • Strong knowledge of VBA / Excel
  • Strong knowledge of WC, WPF and Web development technologies
  • Experience using MATLAB
  • Experience of the full development lifecycle
  • Experience of building robust scalable systems
  • Good knowledge of investment information and proven ability to pro-actively identify erroneous data.

Desirable Skills:
  • .Net (C# or VB)
  • Use of change management tools and processes and version control
  • Familiar with full trade lifecycle and operations processes
  • Exposure to risk models and portfolio optimisation
  • Previous experience working on front-office systems
  • Mathematical academic background

Key Responsibilities:
  • Development and support of bespoke investment, research and trading systems
  • Working interactively with the investment team to ensure the technology evolves with changing business needs
  • Ensure the team's systems integrate into the corporate data and technology platforms
  • Developing technical solutions to reduce ongoing support requirements
  • Undertake ad-hoc development, implementing bug fixes, BAU enhancements and process improvements as required

Person Profile:
  • We are looking for a technically strong individual with experience of working in a front office environment within asset management or investment banking. Our ideal candidate will be solutions-focused, pro-active and reliable. Business requirements change rapidly and we are looking for an individual who wants to continue to develop their skills in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment. The ability to work productively with others and to communicate effectively will be essential to success in this role.

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