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Quantitative Developer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Compliance, Risk

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0874

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, a renowned global hedge fund, is currently looking for a Quantitative Devleoper for its London office. The successful candidate will be asked to build software solutions which leverage forefront technologies and refined statistical techniques.

Working alongside the firm's investment staff and quantitative researchers, you will be analysing data, generate signals for alpha generation and build models, all whilst managing risk with investment teams.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing analytical libraries and tools

  • Working alongside cloud infrastructure providers to address storage and and compute challenges across datasets and parallel computations

  • Actively designing, developing and deploying refined software solutions across alpha and signal generation, research, systematic and non-systematic trading

  • Building automated ETL pipelines which will support the transition from research to live trading

  • Defining priorities, delivering custom software solutions and improving the investment process in conjunction with the firm's investment staff and quantitative researchers

Your Profile

  • Educated to a degree level (Bachelor's, Master's or PhD) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or other relevant field

  • Proficiency with one or several programming languages such as Python, R or C++

  • Previous experience with Distributed COmputing, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Platform Development, Networking and System Design

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Octavian Donnelly.
Phone: 020 3778 0874
Reference Code: 11464

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully-curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.