Market Risk Quantitative Developer - Python

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

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  • Contact:

    Phoebe Cheung

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  • Job ref:

    PCH - Quant Risk_1582818424

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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My client, a Top Tier Global Bank is looking for multiple Market Risk Quantitative Developers (Python). This is a PAYE day rate contract role based in London.


  • development and analysis of models for market risk measurement and for development of software tools for market risk analytics. The core objectives are
  • to develop code / prototypes for market risk-related models using specifications provided by quants / modelers
  • to perform quantitative analyses for optimization of market risk models
  • to develop code for interfaces to internal data systems used for market risk models
  • to take part in development of market risk models methodology including work on FRTB-related models and model changes
  • to take part in design and creation of market risk analytics library (Python)


  • Minimum Masters level in Math/Science/Engineering/IT discipline
  • Advanced programming skills in Python. Knowledge of Matlab and / or R is a plus although not a prerequisite
  • Clear and demonstrable familiarity with key market risk measures and regulations
  • Experience in building large re-usable software libraries; ability to create design of such library
  • Experience with software build systems, version control (Git, GitHub) and issue trackers (JIRA). Experience in agile workflow is a plus
  • Ability to write clear and understandable technical documents
  • Knowledge of Anaconda Python distribution is a plus (community or enterprise version; both from client as well as server end)
  • Proven experience successfully collaborating with others in a change driven environment, particularly technology, internal controls and project management teams
  • Ability to investigate and explain large IT platforms with little documentation, and to replicate them at prototype level
  • Open personality and effective communication skills, ability and flexibility to work in an international team

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