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Commodities and Global Markets EMEA - Software Engineer – Quantitative Investment Strategies, UK


We are looking for strong software engineer passionate about technology and financial markets to join our Quant Strat teams in London to work closely with the Quantitative Investment Strategy desk.  Your role will consist in expanding our Index products offering by evolving and developing our data platform both on the technological aspects and on the market data analytics and quality aspects. You will collaborate closely with the structuring and trading desk to understand the specifics of a continuously evolving dataset and provide optimal solutions for sourcing, storing, accessing and processing data, as well as with our technology team, to provide bespoke platform solutions to support our data pipeline.

This is an outstanding opportunity to be a part of a global team closely aligned with revenue generation.

The Quant Strat team applies specialist methods from mathematics, science and engineering to generate revenue.

To be successful in this role, you will have strong programming skills in Python (previous experience with C++ is also valued), and a demonstrable passion for technology and engineering excellence. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working with MongoDB, Pandas  and AWS. You will have genuine interest in financial markets and desire to work closely with the trading, structuring and sales desks. You will bring strong analytical and problem-solving abilities alongside intellectual curiosity, self-motivation and great communication and collaboration skills.

You will have strong academic achievements, ideally a relevant university degree in quantitative disciple (e.g. computer science, maths, physics or engineering)

Any of the following are advantageous but not essential:

  • Experience building and maintaining front office risk and pricing systems.
  • Front end development experience e.g., with Angular
  • Experience with cloud technologies like AWS, Kubernetes

This is an outstanding opportunity to be a part of a global team, closely aligned with revenue generation.

About Commodities and Global Markets

Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

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Job no: CGM-965745
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: London
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Technology, Quantitative Analytics
Group: Commodities and Global Markets
Division: Central
Recruiter: Arif Khan
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