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Junior Quant Analyst

Job title: Junior Quant Analyst
Location: London
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: 50000
Reference: 16769
Contact name: Kate Jenkinson
Job published: December 16, 2022

Job description

Harrington Starr have partnered with a leading sports and financial spread betting provider, the only global operator to provide fixed odds betting, casino betting and CFD trading under one brand. Our partner has grown through 20 years of sustained profits and now seek to grow internationally. 

The successful candidate will evaluate current business processes, uncover areas for improvement and then develop and implement the solutions. This role will offer a wide scope of business interaction working with both our financial and development teams.

We are looking to improve processes within our financial trading room and the successful candidate will be a key part of that. As a retail broker, we deal with a wide range of products from single stock equities, FX, futures, commodities, and cryptocurrencies. Successful candidates will be analysing client performance and the efficiency of our hedging process in these products. In addition, they will work to maintain and enhance our internal models used to measure market risk.

Your role as a developer will involve maintaining and developing various internal applications that are critical to room performance. From day 1 you will be designing and implementing programs that improve room efficiency and increase profitability. There are plenty of opportunities for career growth with internal training in our used languages provided (C# and SQL) combined with the participation in external courses funded and encouraged.

You will have ownership of projects; you will lead them through development and testing all the way through to business readiness and acceptance.

Recent projects have included designing an Options Risk application and quantifying a new gapping exposure introduced by Limited Risk accounts.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Hybrid working (3 days working from home), including 2 weeks remote working from any location after 6 months of service
  • 25 days holiday, rising to 30 after 2 years
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance scheme
  • Discounts for gym membership, travel & cinema
  • Sabbatical after 10 years of service

 

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