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Experienced Quant Software Developer (25618)

Six figure salary DoE + excellent

Rapid career acceleration available with successful algorithmic trading company

This is an excellent opportunity for an exceptional Quant Software Developer to accelerate their career.

Our client is a privately funded company of ambitious and dynamic people who are researching and capitalising on the latest techniques in Machine Learning and Algorithmic Trading. They set high standards for leadership and will encourage the rapid growth of those who show the potential to succeed.

The Quant Software Developer will be confident and competent, allowing him or her to comprehend and make the leaps necessary for fast and effective development. As part of the Quant Software Team, they will be responsible for the implementation, operation and maintenance of high-performance algorithmic trading strategies. They will be happy to share their insights and able to effectively defend their ideas. They will be given autonomy, responsibility and the room to prove themselves.

The emphasis of this company is on quality over quantity. The team of highly talented individuals work in a relaxed atmosphere in modern offices in Cambridge. Flexible hours and unlimited holiday are just some of the perks available, as well as an excellent and highly competitive salary, in return for outstanding results.

An excellent academic history is a must, with a 2:1 in Maths, Computer Science or similar technical subject from a top tier university being the minimum requirement for the position.

You will also need:

  • 3+ years of experience developing quant software in an industry leading company
  • Excellent coding skills (Python is preferred, but competency in any coding language will be considered as long as the ability to rapidly acquire new coding skills is evident)
  • Strong mentoring and managing skills
  • Ambition and drive to succeed

Applicants must also have full right to work in the UK without time limit or need for sponsorship.

Keywords: Quant software, Python, machine learning, mentoring, algorithmic trading

Interested? Send your CV to ECM Selection; whilst we can only put forward the top few candidates, we do read every CV and try to respond to everyone. Or recommend a friend for £250, details at http://ecmselection.co.uk/tell-a-friend.

Please note: even if you don't have exactly the background indicated, do contact us now if this type of job is of interest - we may well have similar opportunities that you would be suited to. And of course, we always get your permission before submitting your CV to a company.