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Experienced Python Developer - Quant Finance


Name: Joe Jolly
Website: http://
Phone: 0203 457 8952


Experienced python developer role, working in a leading financial institution (see company description).

The role is placed within a globally distributed technology team (US and UK), as part of the firm’s commodities trading activities.

The position involves building industry-leading python tools and functions, through significant packages and systems, not just creation of lightweight ‘glue’ scripts. The role will be comprised of both enhancing existing systems but also significant greenfield development projects, as part of a global initiative to overhaul this team’s technology infrastructure.

Job Requirements

*Strong understanding in CompSci fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, distributed development, system design), and commitment to CI & modern SDLC methodologies

*Significant experience building python packages and systems

*Experience with scientific libraries (Numpy, Scipy, Pandas)

*Data visualization tools (D3, matplotlib, seaborn etc.)

*PLUS - experience in a globally distributed team, for a financial institution

*PLUS - knowledge of commodities products or experience on commodities desk in financial institution

Company Description

Sartre Group is working in partnership with a leading global Quantitative hedge fund, Citadel LLC. Well established in the industry, our client offers exceptional career opportunities for some of the brightest minds in the industry.

With a focus on excellence, from personnel to implementation of the latest technologies, the end result is an elite and successful atmosphere where hard work is heavily rewarded, through both job fulfilment and industry leading compensation.

Additonal Information

Contact Joe Jolly from Sartre Group on the email provided to arrange a confidential chat, or for more details.