Python quant developer

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 01_151119
Sector: Technology

Brief Overview: 

A leading analytics firm is looking to hire a hands-on developer for their fixed income team.

Job Brief:

The successful candidate should have a solid technology background along with some level of statistics background and willing to grow into a quant research role from pure development.

Requirements:

  • Ability to apply mathematics, machine learning or quantitative analysis to solve complex problems and deliver innovative solutions.
  • Proficient in Python and able to write efficient production code (GIT, JIRA)
  • Background in working with fixed income data, especially credit bonds data and CDS
  • 3+ year of experience with Hadoop SQL interfaces including Hive and Impala
  • 2+ years of experience developing solutions using Spark
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, Python-based preferred
  • Strong systems background, preferably including Linux administration
  • Unix scripting experience (bash, tcsh, zsh, python, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and conduct root-cause analysis