Job title: Quant Developer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London, UK
Job published: 2022-05-05
Job ID: 42524

Job Description

Our client is searching for an experienced Quant Developer to join their team in London. The successful candidate should have a passion to work in a start-up environment and be comfortable with taking on a leadership role. The ideal candidate will be working on greenfield projects, which are critical to the success of the new team.



  • Building high-performance components for both live trading and simulation
  • Refining, and increasing automation and robustness, of the research infrastructure including alpha estimation, risk modeling, and backtesting components
  • Developing an efficient storage and access scheme for data and reference data across all frequencies, including microstructure data
  • Researching and implementing performance analytics, including signal performance and post-trade analytics (e.g., slippage, fill-rate, and market impact reports)
  • Achieving trading system robustness through automated reconciliation and system-wide alerts
  • Automating processes around live trading
  • Maintaining the system and ensuring its stability, robustness, and security
  • Collaborating with researchers to improve research infrastructure and tools
  • Contributing to existing libraries for Python code speedup



  • 3+ years professional experience developing infrastructure to support quantitative investing
  • Experience working in a Unix environment
  • Very strong programming skills in Python and production level coding experience
  • Experience with extending Python using C/C++
  • Understanding of and experience with data ingestion processes
  • Willing to take ownership of his/her work, working both independently and within a small team
  • Experience with execution systems is a strong advantage
  • Domain knowledge in equities is a plus
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or other technical discipline


If you would like to be considered for the position of Quant Developer or wish to discuss this role in more detail,  click on the ‘I’m Interested’ button at the top of this page to leave your details. Your resume will be held in confidence until you connect with a member of our team


Email: or call London (0207 604 4444,) New York (212 400 4845) or Chicago (312 204 7216) to speak to a member of our team