Fixed Income Quantitative Developer, Data Driven Hedge Fund, London


Fixed Income Quantitative Developer, Data Driven Hedge Fund




We are working with a fixed income hedge fund in London who are looking to hire a junior to mid level Quant Developer who has exceptional C# programming skills along with knowledge of fixed income derivative products. The fund is looking to build on sustained success and have ambitious plans to grow the team as they become more systematic. The role will involve working on a range of projects simultaneously across different business areas. They are looking for an ambitious and motivated individual with strong C# programming skills who is keen to learn in a fast paced but friendly environment.

This position is with a high performing fixed income, data driven, fund in London. They are looking to grow their development team including hiring a quant developer. The catalyst for the hire is growth due to consistent strong performance. They are a discretionary fund who have been becoming more systematic in their business and the quant dev team are integral to this initative. The development team support the entire business allowing for a wide range of projects.

The role will involve working independently and directly with end users to develop requirements and deliver accordingly. Realistically, the successful candidate will have at least 4-5 years' software engineering experience. Due to the quantitative nature of the work it is important for the candidate to have a good understanding of fixed income derivative products. Due to the plans for growth, there are a range of projects to be worked on, so there is a degree of flexibility to nuances of the hire.

In terms of characteristics the fund hires are high performing self-starters with low ego and the ability to be pragmatic in their approach to work. There is significant exposure to working with a range of stakeholders across the business (including PMs), so strong communication skills are essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful and very collegiate fund with a progressive and positive working culture. The role involves highly interesting work as part of a team that is pioneering a data driven, semi systematic approach to fixed income investing.


  • At least 5 years in software development
  • In depth knowledge of recent C# version (6.0 >)
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server (2017 >)
  • Experience in event-driven architectures, multi-threading and asynchronous pattern.
  • Experience in building internal libraries.
  • The ability to work on both 'framework' focused systems and user focused systems.
  • Positive, can-do pragmatic attitude
  • Knowledge and working experience with fixed income derivatives
  • Strong academic background in Computational Focused subjects, ideally to master's level.
  • Experience in greenfield buildouts and prior buyside exposure would be advantageous
  • Positive, can-do pragmatic attitude

If you would prefer to speak to someone before submitting a CV, please send a blank application to the role and someone will be in touch to discuss.

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