Senior python quant developer

New 14 March Kanton Zürich, Zurich Interim

On behalf of our client, a leading financial institution in Zurich, Swisslinx is seeking a highly motivated Senior Python Quant Developer for a contract position of 12 months based in Zurich. You would be joining the Risk Management and Portfolio Optimization team, of an established financial organization.

Your Mission:
• You would be joining the Risk Management and Portfolio Optimization team
• Translating high level business requirements into quantitative models
• Implementation of requirements, with particular focus on scalability, stability, automated testing
• Interaction with an international team of developers, architects, quantitative investment professionals

Your Background:
• + 5 years of experience and knowledge of Python
• Knowledge of portfolio optimization techniques and theory, including principles of risk management in finance
• Understanding of financial time series and products, ability to understand and solve data quality issues in financial products
• Master studies in technical discipline from renowned university (math, computer science engineering, physics) concluded in rapid time and with excellent marks
• Previous experience of a development role in finance or computationally intense computing, e.g. banking, trading, asset management, risk management, insurance, scientific computing/academia
• Experience with Linux environments
• Fluent written and oral English

Preferable skills:
• Experience with Java
• Experience in DevOps tools (Docker, Kubernetes, cloud & containerization technologies)
• Previous experience with Agile methodologies
• Experience with data visualization and web GUIs (e.g. Flask)
• PhD in quantitative area recommended
• Interest in recent developments in AI & Machine Learning

Are you an experience Python Quant Developer looking for a highly-responsible role within an international environment? Then please apply online with your CV, we look forward to your application!