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Quantitative Developer - Scala/Java

London, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


Scala/Java Quantitative Developer - Credit Strats Algorithmic Trading

London based

The Corporate Credit Automated Trading Strat group is seeking a highly talented and motivated desk strat to join their state-of-the-art algorithmic, ETF and portfolio trading business. The role will involve working alongside colleagues to build core trading strategies to identify various Index, ETF and portfolio trading opportunities for the global credit complex business on behalf of their clients.

You will be an excellent communicator with impressive technical and analytical skills. Good knowledge of fixed income trading and products is strongly desired, ideally with practical experience in corporate credit. You will also be an excellent programmer, particularly in Scala, but also a fast learner, able to adapt to their diverse technology stack as well as the fast changing market in which they operate. Operating knowledge of python and KDB is preferable but not required.


  • Sc. or higher in a quantitative discipline
  • Recent experience as a developer, desk strategist or quant
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent programming skills in Scala
  • Excellent quantitative skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong self-motivation
  • Ability to work with a strong sense of urgency while maintaining attention to detail


  • Working knowledge of Scala/Java
  • Programming experience in Python or KDB
  • Demonstrated experience with corporate credit trading
  • Demonstrated experience with ETF trading, create/redeems and arbitrage strategies
  • Demonstrated experience coding and modelling algorithmic trading strategies

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Full Time
London, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual