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HFT Build-out for Python Quant Developer

Multi-Asset Class Systematic Trading


Posted 3 Mths Ago

Salary: up to £600k TC



Research at this leading investment firm is key to continued success: based on rigorous and innovative research, they design and implement systematic, computer-driven trading strategies across multiple liquid asset classes. You’ll be exposed to all aspects of the systematic investing business; with lots of project ownership and a collaborative start-up environment, this is a fantastic place to work.


They’re looking to add an exceptional Quant Developer to a small engineering team within the central research technology team. Working directly with systematic Portfolio Managers – and closely associated with their success – you’ll build, operate and evolve the tech stack through analyzing business requirements and identifying solutions.

Current work involves the firm’s build-out into High Frequency Trading, to go alongside their multi-asset, multi-strategy approach.

The ideal candidate will be ready to solve a wide variety of problems – from building intraday signal research tools, mid- & high-frequency trading, real-time market data, and beyond.


  • 3-7+ years’ development experience in a similar role
  • Strong programming skills in Python (plus some C++ would be ideal)
  • Solid Linux admin experience 
  • Bachelor’s (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering 
  • A motivated self-starter, with creative & analytical problem-solving skills


  • Market-leading base + bonuses + generous benefits
  • Meritocratic environment working with some of the smartest minds in industry
  • Excellent professional development (tuition assistance)
  • Plenty of opportunity to give back through volunteering & charity work
  • Flexible hybrid working model