Python/VBA Developer

Legal & General
London, United Kingdom
Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
What you'll be doing
  • You'll maintain and improve existing active strategies developed infrastructure, primarily in VBA, python and SQL
  • Develop new platforms, both independently and working alongside LGIM's central IT teams
  • Suggest and develop process and system improvements within the Research team with a focus on ESG
  • Work with Research Analysts and Portfolio Managers to identify and analyse themes across credit and equity markets using quantitative techniques
  • Suitable for a candidate with an IT background with exposure to Front Office (e.g Front Office Developer or Desk Developer) wanting to work in investments.

What we're looking for
  • BA/BSc (or equivalent)
  • Mathematics to A-level (or equivalent)
  • At least 5 years of experience programming in Python and VBA
  • You'll have experience working with numerical analysis
  • Comfortable with large datasets.
  • Ability to effectively structure, analyse, manipulate, query and summarize variations of datasets such as files, tables or services.
  • Logical thinker
  • Fluent English speaker


When you commit to Legal & General, we'll commit to you too. That means we'll recognise and reward your hard work, your performance and your contribution.

If you join us, you'll get access to some great benefits, including private medical insurance, at least 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, life assurance, and Income Protection. You can participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice. We're also proud to offer competitive family leave.

You'll have the opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan and valuable share schemes. And then there are the many discounts we offer that you can take advantage of - both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online offerings.

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