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Quantitative Developer (Java)

Alexander Mann Solutions (Contingent)
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 23, 2024

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Job Function
Portfolio Management: Fixed Income
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our investment banking client has been present in the UK for more than 150 years, they're a long-term partner to British business. Today, the Group is formed of 10 divisions and employs 9,300 staff based in 21 core locations right across the country. Their role is simply stated: help clients achieve their goals by combining local know-how and global reach. In so doing, they seek to make a positive, sustainable contribution to both the UK economy and society.

On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a Quantitative Developer (Java) for a 6 Months contract based in London.

Purpose of the Role:

As Quantitative Developer (Java) you will work in the development of the libraries for the rates products electronic trading platform, as part of a "joint-venture (JV)" team across IT and Research. This platform underpins the electronic rates activity including pricing, hedging, and execution.

Responsibilities of the role:

As a Quantitative Developer (Java) you will be responsible for:
  • Developing new features in the electronic trading platform and also in assisting them in the investigation of issues (e.g. post-event analysis, performance and scalability, latency reduction).
  • Work with management to draw up specifications for new projects and estimate the costs involved in their implementation.
  • Design and implement agreed electronic trading platform components.
  • Develop robust and reliable testing strategies.
  • Interaction with IT teams upstream/downstream in the chain (e.g. data sources, trade execution APIs).

What we require from the candidate:
  • Outstanding implementation skills in an object orientated programming language (backed up by significant programming experience in an industrial context working on large projects).
  • Significant prior professional experience in Core Multithread Java. Python would be a plus.
  • Substantial professional experience in quantitative development in a trading environment, ideally fixed income.
  • Acute understanding of classic quantitative market-making and trading strategies, and how to automate them with software.

Next steps

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

This client will only accept workers operating via an Umbrella or PAYE engagement model.

AMS, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business.

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