Quant Analyst / Developer (Python with C# or C++) Leading Hedge Fund

Ref: QDHF-2308
Package to £160k + Benefits
Leading Hedge Fund Group
Derivatives - Credit (CDS) & Equity

This leading European Hedge Fund's Quant Research Group seeks a Quant Analytics Developer to build models, tools, frameworks, libraries & applications for trading/risk systems. The core analytics models & risk library is written in C# and runs on Linux/Python. You will need strong Python with expertise in either C# or Java or C++. Also, a strong understanding of financial instruments, options & pricing models, Fixed Income & Equity (e.g. CDS). The analytics library provides a wide suite of tools & data to our traders & risk professionals.


  • An excellent understanding of financial instruments, including pricing models & Options
    (Fixed Income, CDS, Corp Bonds, Equity, etc)
  • Great technology skills: expert in your domain
  • Collaborative software engineering methods: agile development, continuous integration, code review, etc.
  • Strong Python with either C#, Java or C++
  • Knowledge of databases e.g. SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB
  • Good degree with high maths & computing content.Maths, Engineering or Physics from a leading university


  • Proficient with a range of development tools, frameworks e.g. NumPy/SciPy/Pandas, Pyramid, AngularJS, React
  • Experience of front office software and/or trading systems development e.g. in a hedge fund or investment bank
  • Craftsman-like approach to building software & engineering excellence
  • Passion for technology e.g. personal projects, open-source involvement


This firm is flat structured, small company feel, open, collaborative, offering plenty of opportunity to grow. With great comp & benefits they are committed to continuous development via coaching, mentoring, regular conference attendance and sponsoring academic and professional qualifications.(Plus, free canteen, on-site bar, and games room)