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Junior Quantitative Developer – London

Location: UK: London Contact: Gary Rawlings
Country: UK Email:
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Our client is the leading UK life insurer, with over £37Bn under management and insuring annuities of over 750k individuals. They specialise in bulk annuities and other derisking solutions for defined benefit pension schemes and insurance companies. They provide unique solutions for clients seeking to migrate financial and longevity risk, aiming to create structures that are tailor-made to suit the needs of scheme members, trustees and corporates.

This is an exciting opportunity to join at the outset of a multi-year initiative to implement a new risk management & analytics platform being driven by the new CTO. You’ll gain a detailed knowledge of the existing system and be a part of the new team being formed to build the new platform.
General Requirements

  • A good understanding of financial products, ideally Fixed Income
  • Experienced working in a fast paced environment
  • A polyglot programmer who is keen to learning new languages
  • Possesses strong communication skills

Required Experience

  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience as a Quantitative Developer or in a Front Office development role
  • Experience with C++ and python is desirable
  • A mindset to learn new languages and apply the best ones to solve the challenge in hand

·Knowledge of proprietary banking technologies like Athena, Quartz or Slang highly attractive for the role

·Knowledge of proprietary banking technologies like Athena, Quartz or Slang highly attractive for the role

  • Holds a strong degree(s) from a leading university in a relevant or highly numerate subject, with a preference for mathematics / computing.

If you meet the above criteria and want the opportunity to join at the start of a significant re-engineering project in a highly successful firm, surrounded by a talented team, please get in touch