Position Type :
Type Of Hire :
Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)
Education Desired :
Travel Percentage :
1 - 5%
Senior Quant Developer
Based in London or Cambridge
Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.
About the team
We are a fast-growing team of highly motivated individuals, supporting clients with financial risk management through the development of FIS' risk calculation engine. Our leading industry-recognised analytics software provides a framework for distributing complex Monte Carlo risk calculations thus allowing banks to reach stringent business regulatory and timing requirements.
What you will be doing
You will be responsible for the development, maintenance and support of FIS' financial risk calculation engine. You will work on interesting and complex financial modelling development tasks, while collaborating with experienced developers and quantitative analysts. You should be aware of current banking practices and financial regulations, be passionate about good software engineering practice as well as having a strong maths background. This opportunity is to join the London or Cambridge office as a Senior Quant Developer.
Develop financial models for the efficient pricing of complex financial products and calibration of risk factor models with the changing demands of the market and credit events
Define, validate and justify model choices and assumptions to clients
Write code in C# and complete programming tasks on the unique mathematical models developed, with accuracy and consideration of system performance within an agile framework
Manage the whole product lifecycle from defining functional requirements through development, testing, final documentation and release
Provide support in the maintenance of released software through analysis of issues, bug-fixes and direct client support where required
What you bring:
Strong mathematical skills, normally evidenced by bachelor's degree (2:1 or higher) in a highly quantitative subject (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics or Engineering)
Extensive experience (6+ years) in financial services industry
Strong software development background in C# or similar
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail and effective time-management
Positive outlook, strong work ethic, and responsiveness to clients and colleagues
Delivery-oriented team player who takes responsibility for tasks and strives to continually learn and improve
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
What we offer you
Competitive salary and pension scheme
Flexible home / office working
25 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days
A supportive work environment with a dedicated and motivated team
Varied and challenging work to help you grow your technical skillset and financial knowledge
The chance to work on one of the most successful financial risk products in the industry
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