Quant Developer

Location Amsterdam
Discipline: Financial Technology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Adam Harris

Contact email: adam.harris@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 1954
Published: 3 months ago

Quantitative Developer - Python

Amsterdam

This role provides the once in a lifetime opportunity to join a well-funded and rapidly growing algorithmic trading company, backed directly by founders of world’s leading algorithmic trading houses and exchanges. You will be operating as a senior and core member of their high performance, dedicated, multi-disciplinary team, with background in math, statistics, robotics, quantum chemistry, data science and beyond

Most importantly, you’ll make a real impact on the architecture and quality standards of their tech infrastructure. You will have full ownership of design and development of robust, low-latency, high-throughput trading systems responsible for trading and optimal execution of well over €2bn in monthly volume. This includes low latency exchange and market connectivity, as well as their data processing engines ingesting large quantities of data in a time and memory-efficient manner. You will lead the continuous development of their trading systems, optimizing execution algorithms.

Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Highly experienced in Python quantitative development
  • Strong engineering instincts and a deep understanding of Python language fundamentals (OOP and functional programming)
  • Preferably a scientific mindset with experience in numerical programming with Python / Rust.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with mechanics of trading exchanges, market microstructure, exchange/market connectivity, execution, WebSockets, APIs, and Linux.
  • Experience with async/concurrent/multi-threaded and shared memory programming.
  • Experienced in architecting significant scale container-style Microservice Architectures for trading systems, from design to execution, deployment and testing (CI/CD), and usage of message brokers like Redis.