Quant Developer, C# .NET (12 month contract, Zurich)

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland Zurich Zurich CH
  • Contract, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 20 Apr 18 2018-04-20

Quant Developer, C# .NET (12 month contract, Zurich)

On behalf of our client, a global bank with headquarters in Zurich, Swisslinx are looking for a dynamic and motivated Quant Developer with strong C# .NET development experience to join the development team as part of an alternative investments project.

This is a rolling 12 month contract with a strong chance of extension and a start date in be May/June 2018.

Joining a small and extremely Agile team hailing from all parts of the world embedded on the business side you will help with the definition of the requirements and the reprioritization of work due to the closeness of how the team works with the business.

You will help build out the trading and analytics IT platform and your responsibilities will include:

-Working independently and as part of a small team in an agile environment, under the guidance of the tech lead
- Developing analytical components in a prototyping environment.
- Enhancing existing functionalities and designing/implementing new features following coding best practices
- Taking part in extending the testing framework and maintaining / improving unit tests
- Understanding the business specifications, converting requirements into technical solutions
- Supporting the Production Environment and the end-users

As the successful applicant, you will possess the following skills and experience:

- Strong track record as a Quant Developer
- In depth knowledge of OOP, .NET C# 4.5 or above, LINQ, multi-threading
- Proven experience with database design and SQL knowledge including SQL Server 2008 or above
- Previous experience in the Finance / Insurance industries (ideally within actuarial treaty pricing of property, specialty reinsurance risks, quantitative risk management of property and/or specialty reinsurance)
- Strong analytic and problem solving skills
- Good client communication skills / able to independently liaise with end users
- Flexible on moving targets / changing requirements
- Good oral/written communication, positive and proactive team attitude
- Experience working in an Agile environment advantageous
- Good spoken and written English

Are you interested in a new challenge? Then please send us your full CV.