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Senior Quantitative Developer

Moonraker Search Ltd
Tokyo, Japan
Posted 5 months ago Hybrid Permanent $250,000 USD Total Comp (base + bonus)
Posted by
Kyle Wiltshire
Founder - Trading Technology & Digital Asset Specialist
Snapshot: Build and enhance key components for quant trading. Reach many aspects of electronic and algorithmic trading, backtesting, and data management systems working with traders and quants to roll-out, support and run strategies.


This opportunity is with a top tier global investment management firm that utilises a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets and seeks to achieve high quality, uncorrelated returns. They have deep expertise in trading, technology and operations and attribute success to rigorous scientific research.

As a technology and data-driven firm, they design and build their own cutting-edge systems, from high-performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. With offices around the globe, they emphasize true, global collaboration by aligning investment, technology and operations teams functionally around the world.

Main Function

The Quantitative Development team works directly with quantitative researchers to design, implement, deploy and use software for research and trading. As part of the technology team, the team follows modern software development principles and works with peers in technology to mature and evolve these tools for wider use. Quantitative developers drive cross-team initiatives with technologists and quantitative researchers across all asset classes to achieve the funds objectives.

You will:

  • Work with quantitative researchers to design and build efficient and scalable workflows for research and trading.
  • Collaborate closely with team members and peers in technology to ensure global consistency and maximize re-use of software components
  • Assume strong ownership of projects throughout their full engineering lifecycle

Must have qualifications:

  • Degree in applied math, physics, engineering, quantitative finance or computer science
  • 5 or more years of experience with Java, Python, or KDB+/q
  • Knowledge of finance, data storage, processing and analysis
  • Experience with modern software development: version control, agile development
  • Excellent technical communication skills

In addition to very strong total compensation, this also offers:

  • No legacy code; heavy investment into the newest tools & technologies
  • Flexible approach to working; remote hybrid model
  • Opportunity to work at a market leader
  • Collaborative culture
  • Great coffee
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