Quant Developer - Python - Spitalfields

Hunter Recruiting Solutions Limited
London (East)
12 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company:

A fintech company who specialise in creating tools that enable banking and finance businesses to operate in a more efficient and meaningful manner. They are still quite a small company with only 15 people in the team currently but they are right at the start of a huge growth period having just taken their first major banking client live and with more business coming in, hence the need for new people! This is an exciting time for them and is a great role for someone looking to be really hands on and to get stuck in!

The Role:

You will be working with the development team to further build the quantitative capabilities. This will involve designing, developing and testing high-performance libraries, and data-driven applications and APIs using Python and Django.


  • Understanding/experience of:

    • financial mathematics

    • Computer Science/Software Engineering/Mathematics education or equivalent industry experience

    • key computer science principals (algorithms, data structures, computational complexity theory)

    • Python + familiarity with other programming languages

    • SQL + relational databases

    • software testing

    • web development framework (ideally Django)

    • source control (ideally Git)

    • Linux/Unix + a command line interface

  • Ability to speak to stakeholders in clear, non-technical terms to ensure their understanding

  • An understanding of common retail financial products (mortgages, loans etc.)


up to £90k salary, depending on experience

Professional development (the aim is to have all developers become cross-stack)

Joining a young company on the precipice of greatness and opportunity to grow with them.

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960515301

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