Head of Engineering - Quantitative Head of Engineering - Quantitative …

RiskTech Financial Services
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jun 19
Excellent Salary & Bonus
RiskTech Financial Services
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jun 19
Excellent Salary & Bonus
RiskTech Financial Services
We are looking for a head of engineering to working in a close-knit environment with Portfolio Managers, designs and develops the platforms that drive the business, spanning data acquisition, quantitative research, model generation, portfolio construction and trading. The ideal candidate is passionate about high performance software, data and analytics and will lead the design and development of our next generation quantitative research platform.

Top performing fund manages over $50 billion across a variety of mandates including institutional portfolios, mutual funds and hedge funds, using sophisticated quantitative models that have been developed in an innovative research environment. The group is one of the largest direct quantitative managers in the world, and is recognized as an industry leader in quantitative portfolio management techniques. The team manages exposures to global equities, bond, currency and commodity markets to generate alpha and advanced beta strategies for our Clients’ portfolios.


We are looking for a head of engineering to  working in a close-knit environment with Portfolio Managers, designs and develops the platforms that drive the business, spanning data acquisition, quantitative research, model generation, portfolio construction and trading.

The ideal candidate is passionate about high performance software, data and analytics and will lead the design and development of our next generation quantitative research platform.

Basic Qualification:

  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to articulate complex technical concepts.
  • Deep understanding of software and compute fundamentals.
  • Advanced programming experience in Python, Java or C++.
  • •Extensive experience across relational, NoSQL and Big Data technologies including Spark.
  • •Prior experience in building high performance compute platforms.
  • •Strong technical leadership, project management and team leadership skills.


Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in cluster and cloud compute technologies.
  • Experience in working with data scientists to deliver data engineering solutions.
  • Background in statistics, linear algebra and numerical programming languages
  • Has built trading platforms with a hands on approach not just leading a team.
  • Has a strong quantitatve and technology background.

 Excellent salary and bonus on offer, interviews over the next two weeks. Please apply ASAP

 

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