Robert Half
11 March 2024
London, UK


FRONT OFFICE QUANT DEVELOPER (TOP HEDGE FUND) Looking for a challenging role in the Hedge Fund industry? Do you want to work for a TOP TEAM? this is to work with THE BEST OF THE BEST Look no further A high-performing multi-billion dollar Hedge Fund is seeking a Front Quant Developer to join their Tech Team to manage risk levels. This individual will work on the build-out of risk management processes and analysis, then transition into the front office trading technology quantitative development team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in quantitative finance, data analysis, and econometrics/statistics, as well as programming skills in Python and other object-oriented languages. Additionally, they should be familiar with financial datasets and hedge fund strategies, and able to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical members of the business. Key Responsibilities Develop and contribute to the firm's risk management systems and processes Develop front office quant tools/applications to facilitate investment decision-making Collaborate with Investment teams (Portfolio Managers/Traders/Risk Officers/Quant Analysts) to analyse data, implement and testing models, deliver innovative ideas and trading opportunities Contribute to the overall development of the internally developed analytics framework, which includes a powerful data and analytics platform responsible for the analysis and presentation of data for the business Support risk and technology leadership to implement strategic roadmaps and build-out of internal services and frameworks to support the needs of the business Required Background Bachelor/Masters degree (or equivalent) in a mathematical subject, e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences Previous experience in the asset management industry or financial services: o Hedge fund or similar buy-side institution o Institutions directly related, e.g. investment bank Requisite Skills Strong background in quantitative finance, data analysis and econometrics / statistics Strong programming skills, particularly in Python and any other object-oriented languages Understanding of financial datasets such as reference and market data Familiarity with hedge fund strategies (e.g. Event Driven, Relative Value Arbitrage) Familiarity with pre-trade analytical tooling such as backtesting and portfolio optimisation Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical members of the business, and to effectively interact with the front office Technologies & Methodologies Python in the context of quantitative finance, e.g. NumPy, pandas Data management engines optimised for various use cases such as time series, structured, and semistructured data environments (e.g. Database MSSQL) Agile development practices (e.g. Continuous integration, Source control management) Working understanding of test-driven development approaches Experience with cloud technologies Experience with process automation and maintenance Experience with Imagine (PMS) is a plus Knowing JavaScript/React is a plus This role offers a competitive base salary and a 50-100% bonus potential, with an office-based position in Central London and flexibility is on offer if needed. Don't miss out on this opportunity to work with one of the best in the industry If you're interested in this opportunity, submit your CV as soon as possible. Interviews will be arranged ASAP Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Rates of pay and salary ranges are dependent upon your experience, qualifications and training. If you wish to apply, please read our Privacy Notice describing how we may process, disclose and store your personal data: Security alert: scammers are currently targeting jobseekers. Robert Half do not ask candidates for a fee or request candidates to send applications through instant messaging services such as WhatsApp or Telegram. Learn how to protect yourself by visiting our website: