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Senior Developer - Market Risk Analyst

Job Title: Senior Developer - Market Risk Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London, London
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: J7584_1491818702
Contact Name: Melissa Baldwin
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

My client one of the top Hedge Funds based in Central London are looking for an experienced Developer who is experienced in market risk across multiple asset classes. Whilst this is very much a hands on development role working as a core member of the Risk team; you will also need to be comfortable communicating with key stakeholders, requirement elicitation and up front analysis.

The Role

  • Reporting to the CRO, taking ownership of existing and legacy systems, spreadsheets etc;
  • Understand the business processes and produce roadmaps ready for implementation regarding continuous improvement;
  • Develop new risk tools according to specifications;
  • Ensure adequacy, availability and maintainability of risk systems;
  • Influence company-wide technical decisions and policies;
  • Maintain a close relationship with the core IT team, whilst representing the interests of the Risk team.

The Candidate

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and proactively;
  • Financial services experience in particular middle office / risk;
  • Excellent understanding of financial mathematics and market risk across different asset classes;
  • Played a key role previously in at least two bespoke multi-asset market risk systems;
  • Solid development / technical / programming knowledge: Python, C#, SQL.
  • Some knowledge of Front Arena would be beneficial.

Please get in touch as soon as possible - this is an exclusive role with interview slots confirmed over the next 2 weeks.

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