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C++ Developer

C++ Developer – London – £50k-£70k

Peracto’s client, a competitive technology company working in investment management, is seeking a knowledgeable C++ Developer to join their ambitious team.

The role is an exciting one that can cover a range of potential responsibilities, depending on ability and the needs of the business, for the successful candidate. This can include implementation of trading strategies, proactively developing tools that will analyse data models and trading, designing high-performance and highly-reliable numeric computational programs and then implementing these. The C++ Developer will be part of quite a small team where there will be an immediate and visible impact, the successful candidate is encouraged to come up with new ideas and make suggestions on any area that can be improved. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an ambitious team that is working with some of the most experienced hedge fund professionals in the market.

Knowledge and Skills:

• Recent graduates/master/doctorates in Computer Science or other numerical discipline from a top university.
• Must have worked on a multi-thousand line+ coding project and have a desire to apply their programming skills to quantitative problems.
• Knowledge of the following skills would be advantageous:
o Time series analysis
o Stochastic calculus
o Machine learning
o Data mining
o Code optimisation
o C++
o Python
o Cuda

The Ideal Candidate:

• A curious professional who is intellectually honest.
• Practical, purposeful and committed to high quality computer code.
• Ability to apply clear judgements and critical thinking.
• Good communication skills with the ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively with other within the firm.
• Experience in finance is not essential but would be advantageous.

If this post matches your skillset, experience and career aspirations for your next move please apply for more information and a confidential chat.

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