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Position: Python Quant Developer
Institution: Schroders plc
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We're looking for a passionate Python technologist, preferably with a quant based background, to work within the Systematic Investments Technology team. The team support a growing quantitative investment business who currently have ~£28bn assets under management. You'll work with likeminded technologists, with a variety of skill sets, focused on building best of breed data processing and analytical tools for processes such as portfolio construction, optimisation and performance attribution using modern, appropriate technologies
Requirements: Strong Python development experience, preferably in an enterprise environment; Python library knowledge including packages such as pandas, numpy and numba; Experience with both SQL and NoSQL database platforms; A drive to deliver with an ability to own a piece of work from start to finish; An understanding of data structures and common data transformation methodologies; Able to work in a modern software engineering environment, using Agile and DevOps methodologies and tools including Scrum, git and CI/CD; Able to deal credibly with business and technical users at all levels of the organisation
   
Text: Schroders Recruitment Jobs Help Python Quant Developer ???? London, England, United Kingdom New ???? IT & Change Management Services ???? May 21, 2020  LON36944 Who we're looking for We're looking for a passionate Python technologist, preferably with a quant based background, to work within the Systematic Investments Technology team. The team support a growing quantitative investment business who currently have ~£28bn assets under management. You'll work with likeminded technologists, with a variety of skill sets, focused on building best of breed data processing and analytical tools for processes such as portfolio construction, optimisation and performance attribution using modern, appropriate technologies. We're after an adaptable engineer to work within a team that delivers software that's fast, reliable, and has a tangible impact on our business. Ideally, you'll have a good understanding of asset management and financial markets. The team You'll work with a team of enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about data analytics in a financial context and evolving our investment platform. They're also keen on driving positive technology change at Schroders. The team are located on-desk, where there's strong collaboration and co-creation with the quants and portfolio managers for both research and production activities. About Schroders We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. We have around 4,000 people on six continents and we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper. The base We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018, located close to our clients in the heart of the UK's financial centre. We offer flexible working appropriate for a client solutions focussed role as well as a modern working environment with onsite health and wellbeing amenities. What you'll do • Be part of a business facing team with a high visibility • Deliver a first class data and analytics platform to support investment decision making and quantitative research • Refine the existing investment and research platform in response to business needs • Work with the quants to adopt Python and transition the current systematic models over to the new platform • Coach and develop more junior team members, ensuring that best practices and methodologies are followed The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need • Strong Python development experience, preferably in an enterprise environment • Python library knowledge including packages such as pandas, numpy and numba • Experience with both SQL and NoSQL database platforms • A drive to deliver with an ability to own a piece of work from start to finish • An understanding of data structures and common data transformation methodologies • Able to work in a modern software engineering environment, using Agile and DevOps methodologies and tools including Scrum, git and CI/CD • Able to deal credibly with business and technical users at all levels of the organisation The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help • Proficiency in the Linux environment • Experience using Docker containers and preferably Kubernetes • Experience with cloud, especially Azure • A Computer Science and financial services background What you'll be like • Passionate about technology and how it evolves • A problem solver with a business facing personality • Able to work under pressure, on several priorities at once • Great at working with other people, sharing and communicating ideas We're looking for the best, whoever they are Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age. My Profile Create and manage profiles for future opportunities. My Submissions Track your opportunities. Similar Listings Salesforce BA  London, England, United Kingdom ???? IT & Change Management Services ???? May 05, 2020 RPA Developer  London, England, United Kingdom ???? IT & Change Management Services ???? Mar 18, 2020 Global Voice Lead  London, England, United Kingdom ???? IT & Change Management Services ???? Dec 16, 2019 View More Listings Jobs Help Site Map Schroders Recruitment © 2020 Schroders Recruitment. All rights reserved.
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