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Senior Systematic Trading Quantitative Developer (C++, C#, Python) – Zurich, Switzerland

Senior Systematic Trading Quantitative Developer (C++, C#, Python) – Zurich, Switzerland
Leading Global Systematic Fund – Switzerland – Zurich
Compensation – Extremely competitive with amazing bonus potential and company benefits

My client is a leading and highly-regarded Systematic Hedge Fund, with a strong presence across the European markets and a growing global reputation. The firm has deep expertise in a wide range of products including future, equity, credit and convertibles and with continued investment in cutting edge technology, the team is seeking an experienced quantitative developer to take a key role in the team based in Zurich. You will take a key role in the design and development of the quantitative trading infrastructure, working in a small and collaborative team of quantitative researchers, traders and technologists. There will be a large focus on building systems and tools from scratch, therefore you will need to have a strong financial background and a passion for software development. The ideal candidate will have a strong mathematical/quantitative background and prior experience within a front office team. Ideally you will have worked in a small, collaborative and quantitative environment, however the team is flexible as long as the candidate has high energy and great communication skills.

Responsibilities for Systematic Trading Quantitative Developer (C++, C#, Python) - Zurich
• Design and development systematic trading infrastructure and tools
• Key focus on design of back-testing environment
• Design data feed systems
• Work closely alongside quantitative researchers/traders/technologists in a small and collaborative environment
• Work closely with team in both Zurich and London

Ideal Skill Set for Systematic Trading Quantitative Developer (C++, C#, Python) - Zurich
• Strong degree in Computer Science
• Excellent knowledge of OO programming and in particular C++, C# and Python
• Passionate about software development and new languages (Python, F#, Haskell, web development, AJAX etc)
• Strong quantitative/analytical ability – you will be working closely with quantitative analysts/researchers and will need to be comfortable with advanced mathematical concepts
• Great communication skills
• Financial experience, ideally in a front office or quantitative driven team

This will be an extremely challenging yet highly rewarding opportunity for the successful quantitative developer. You will join a rapidly expanding and extremely successful global hedge fund, in a team that is placing a significant focus on bringing on board top technologists. Compensation will be very competitive, with great bonus potential to reflect the performance driven environment. With excellent mentoring and a focus on innovation and collaboration, the candidate will given every opportunity to further their skill set and professionals career.
The role is based in Zurich. The team is open to seeing candidates from all locations as long as they possess the relevant eligibility. They are able to conduct interviews from the London office or through video conference. If this is of interest please forward your CV, ASAP to clare.cooper@Selbyjennings.com or cplusplus@selbyjennings.com or call 0207 019 4163

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