Quant Developer - Quantitative Investment Strategies - Commodities and Global Markets

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Macquarie Group
London, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are looking for strong software engineer passionate about technology and financial markets to join our Quant Strat teams in London, New York or Singapore to work closely with the Quantitative Investment Strategy desk.

The Quant Strat team applies specialist methods from mathematics, science and engineering to generate revenue. The focus is on derivative valuation and risk, automated trading and execution, data-driven decision-making, and pushing new areas of growth.

Working on the trading floor with the Quantitative Investment Strategy desk you will maintain and develop cutting edge trading, pricing and multi-asset risk management platforms.

To be successful in this role, you will have strong programming skills in one or more of C++, Scala or Python, and a demonstrable passion for technology and engineering excellence. You will have genuine interest in financial markets and desire to work closely with the trading, structuring and sales desks. You will bring strong analytical and problem-solving abilities alongside intellectual curiosity, self-motivation and great communication and collaboration skills.

You will have strong academic achievements, ideally a relevant university degree in quantitative discipline (e.g. computer science, maths, physics or engineering).

Any of the following are advantageous but not essential:
  • Knowledge of derivatives valuation and risk management principles in any of the following asset classes - equities, FX, commodities
  • Experience building and maintaining front office risk and pricing systems.
  • Front end development experience e.g., with Angular.
  • Experience with cloud technologies like AWS, Kubernetes.

This is an outstanding opportunity to be a part of a global team, closely aligned with revenue generation.

Commodities and Global Markets (CGM) provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

Macquarie is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.