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19 March 2023



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Our client, a global asset management firm is looking to recruit a Quantitative Developer to join the Systematic Equities investment team. This individual will work directly alongside Portfolio Managers to provide comprehensive quantitative development by means of the development of the core research framework and related tools that will have a significant impact on investment decisions.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the continual improvement of the investment process by helping analysts carry out quantitative research projects
  • Develop tools and APIs that will be used to carry out quantitative analysis
  • Ensure the analytical toolset available for fund manager desktops allows for accurate and informed decision-making
  • Develop applications used by analysts to access the quant output
  • Assist in the development of existing and new tools used in the investment process
  • Support research and analytics projects encompassing all aspects of the stack from data persistence to front-end development

The successful will have:

  • Minimum 5 years professional work experience as a quantitative/software developer
  • Knowledge of asset management investment processes would be beneficial but not essential
  • Extensive programming experience in Python, R or C++
  • Team player with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent academic record with a degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or Quantitative field from a leading university

Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.

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