Lead Developer / Architect– Systematic Equities Platform – London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Octavius Finance
  • 13 Feb 18 2018-02-13

A leading investment bank is looking for an experienced Quant developer to join their quantitative equities platform. The team develop and manage short to long term equity and cross-asset quantitative strategies and work on projects including, but not limited to, alpha generation through stock selection, factor modeling, portfolio construction, risk modelling and analysis. Recent projects have included Machine learning research using structured and unstructured data and as a result require an experience developer to helping to integrate bigger data into the investment process and push new technologies into the bank.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:-

  • Oversee the IT infrastructure of the Systematic Quant Strategies team
  • Take control of architecture and new technologies and plan to roll to business
  • Streamline integration of ‘Big Data’ into the investment process.
  • Extraction of Data sets from Various sources.
  • Working with researchers to source new data for models
  • Keeping data updated on a daily basis
  • Deliver Data storage solutions
  • Re-writing code- R/SAS/Python

Applicants should be aware of quant equity processes and ideally have worked in a quantitative hedge fund or systematic equity team previously.

You will be expected to co-ordinate the integration of the platforms for the team globally therefore should be prepared to travel between the London and New York offices from time to time.

Familiarity with fundamental equity data, Factset and TCA is essential

The role is available on a permanent or long term contract basis.

In order to apply please send your CV to careers@octaviusfinance.com or call 02080044029

Interviews have already begun to take place.