Quantitative programmer

Macrosynergy Limited

The role: The individual will:
  • help develop innovative quantitative fundamental, or quantamental, trading strategies based on the firm’s proprietary quantamental system built in partnership with a global financial institution.
  • learn the requirements of modern portfolio management, participate in the development of high-level architecture of the quantamental system, and develop and implement lower-level technical solutions.
Qualifications and values:
The key technical requirements are:
  • strong programming skills in Python, especially package development
  • ideally an academic background or at least an interest in statistics and econometrics
  • an interest in economics and finance, particularly trading strategy development The candidate’s core values must include a good work ethic with a strong sense of responsibility and integrity, being comfortable with working in a small project team, and an enjoyment of solving technical problems.
The role is particularly suited for those who:
  • are conscientious and dedicated to quality in programming and analysis,
  • like finding innovative solutions to difficult problems, and
  • wish to expand their know-how and their standing in the financial industry.
The individual will be based in Macrosynergy’s offices in central London. A combination of working in the office and working at home can be considered.
We are open to candidates coming straight from university/academia and/or those that have worked for a few years in the private sector, particularly in the financial services/asset management industry or government sector.
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