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Python Quantitative Developer (Financial Services)

Experis AG

Posted on Jan 6, 2021 by Experis AG

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
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Python Quantitative Developer (Financial Services)

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. Our suite of services range from interim and permanent recruitment to managed services and consulting, enabling businesses to achieve their goals. We accelerate organisational growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialised professional talent.

On behalf of our client, a leading financial institution in Zürich, we are looking for a Python Quantitative Developer with proven financial industry experience.


  • 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

  • Exposure to cutting-edge technologies and approaches for portfolio construction, trade recommendation, asset allocations

  • Creative environment in which technology is a key business value driver


  • Over 7 years' experience of Python and its ecosystem including quant related libraries with a particular focus on developing highly performant code (without using C/C++).

  • Strong knowledge of portfolio optimization techniques and theory, including principles of risk management in finance

  • Good understanding of financial time series and products, ability to understand and solve data quality issues in financial products (Experience in financial industry - +3 years)

  • 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 (quant) developer role in finance or computationally intense computing, eg banking, trading, asset management, risk management, insurance, scientific computing/academia

  • Good experience in API design, related technologies (OpenAPI, Swagger, REST, gRPC) and relevant Python libraries such as FastApi, Flask, Pydantic etc.

  • Experience with Linux environments

  • Good Team Player

Desired skills:

  • Experience with Java

  • Experience in DevOps tools (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, cloud & containerization technologies)

  • PhD in quantitative area

  • Experience of Agile practices and processes (eg SCRUM, KANBAN)

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However should you have any questions please contact Sophia Biafora.

Reference: 1053148894

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