Quant Fund Hiring Front Office Developer/ London

  • $High
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Eka Finance
  • 19 Jul 18 2018-07-19

Medium Frequency Trading firm are looking to hire a quantitative developer to help with the development of systematic strategies to be based in their London office.



You will be responsible for coding and maintaining algorithms that trade financial instruments. This role will challenge your technical savvy working across all aspects of the algorithms; system level through specific strategy code.

You will work closely with traders and quantitative analysts to understand the business needs of the technology to ensure the system is ideally built for the problem at hand as well as helping on the development of the actual strategies.

You will own all aspects of trading strategy code including trading algorithms, performance, and exchange connectivity.



Excellent academic record in a subject with a strong computational emphasis (e.g. computer science, engineering, physics, etc.); BS/BA required; PhD/MSc is well respected.

Strong coding experience in C++ and SQL  would be ideal.

Enjoys writing efficient and clear code. At home thinking about large scale design as well as making the implementation specifics great. Gets a sense of achievement out of seeing their code running in the real world. Likes to get involved in performance and machine specifics when optimizing code speed.

Experience with Linux, databases and distributed systems required.

Ability to also code in C, Python, Java, MATLAB and/or other languages a plus but not a hardcore requirement.

 An ideal profile is someone who is very good with technology and maybe has some experience and wants to apply his skill set at a larger scale.



Please send a PDF resume to quants@ekafinance.com