Senior Python Quant Developer

Zürich

Senior Python Quant Developer

For our client, a major Swiss Bank, we are looking for a Senior Python Quant Developer a 24 months contract in Zurich.

Senior Python Quant Developer

  • Sector: Banking
  • Duration: 24th months
  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Key Responsibilities

A challenging role as a Senior Python Quant Developer in a demanding business (Risk Management and Portfolio Optimization). Duties and responsibilities include:

  • 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

Essentials Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong experience and knowledge of Python (+ 5 years)
  • 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
  • Team work

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with Python (and ideally 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

If this is the right opportunity for you, please apply online or contact Nadja Espey directly on +41 44 296 88 42.

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