Senior Quant Developer Senior Quant Developer …

FIS Global
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Dec 21
FIS Global
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Dec 21
Posted by:
Armin Reinula • Recruiter
Posted by:
Armin Reinula

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking?  At FIS you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology.  Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun. 

About the team

We are a fast-growing team of highly motivated individuals, supporting clients with financial risk management through the development of FIS’ risk calculation engine.  Our leading industry-recognised analytics software provides a framework for distributing complex Monte Carlo risk calculations thus allowing banks to reach stringent business regulatory and timing requirements.

What you will be doing

You will be responsible for the development, maintenance and support of FIS’ financial risk calculation engine. You will work on interesting and complex financial modelling development tasks, while collaborating with experienced developers and quantitative analysts. You should be aware of current banking practices and financial regulations, be passionate about good software engineering practice as well as having a strong maths background.   This opportunity is to join the London or Cambridge office as a Senior Quant Developer.

You will:

  • Develop financial models for the efficient pricing of complex financial products and calibration of risk factor models with the changing demands of the market and credit events
  • Define, validate and justify model choices and assumptions to clients
  • Write code in C# and complete programming tasks on the unique mathematical models developed, with accuracy and consideration of system performance within an agile framework
  • Manage the whole product lifecycle from defining functional requirements through development, testing, final documentation and release
  • Provide support in the maintenance of released software through analysis of issues, bug-fixes and direct client support where required

What you bring:

  • Strong mathematical skills, normally evidenced by bachelor’s degree (2:1 or higher) in a highly quantitative subject (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics or Engineering)
  • Extensive experience (6+ years) in financial services industry
  • Strong software development background in C# or similar
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail and effective time-management
  • Positive outlook, strong work ethic, and responsiveness to clients and colleagues
  • Delivery-oriented team player who takes responsibility for tasks and strives to continually learn and improve
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

What we offer you

  • Competitive salary and pension scheme
  • Flexible home / office working
  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days
  • A supportive work environment with a dedicated and motivated team
  • Varied and challenging work to help you grow your technical skillset and financial knowledge
  • The chance to work on one of the most successful financial risk products in the industry
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