Developer/Software Engineer - R, Python

Recruiter
Hatstand Limited
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
CHF 100,000 - CHF 140,000
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Synechron are a technology, business consulting and digital firm and have partnered with a leading Global Investment Bank in Zurich, Switzerland. We are currently augmenting the client's risk technology team. This team looks after various systems which are required by the wealth management division, the investment banking division and firm-wide risk division to manage the global FO trading. The team also makes sure that the systems they help the bank's compliance adhere to the relevant regulatory requirement. The firm-wide risk technology team develops models that are used to asses the firm's aggregate risk exposure level vs the risk appetite. The bank has a firm wide risk appetite framework with quantitative pillars which have been used to establish the risk appetite. The framework aligns organisational risk-taking to the firm's strategic priorities, capital and liquidity plans. The broader teamthat is responsible for firm-wide risk applications that runs models and provides insightful analysis for the Board, regulators and Senior management. The Developer/Software Engineer will be required to establish coding standards and a software strategy. The Developer/Software Engineer will transform prototype code from risk methodologies into libraries that are production ready, efficient, scalable and robust. These libraries will be integrated on to the centralised production calculation platform. The Developer/Software Engineer will be proactive in managing issues and able to translate requirements for implementation. The Developer/Software Engineer will also be able to learn new technologies quickly and deliver positive value to business users/stakeholders. The Developer/Software Engineer should be able to demonstrate the following: - Expertise in Python(Essential) - Expertise in R (Essential) - Experience with Oracle/Microsoft SQL server databases (Preferred) - Experience working with RAD/Agile development methodology (Preferred) - Experience with Java 1.8, Matlab, SAS (advantageous)
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