Junior Quantitative Developer

  • VB Advisory
  • Remote
  • aug 25, 2021
Fulltime Quantitative Finance Risk Management IT Research Consulting Software Engineer

Job Description

About VB Advisory

VB Advisory is a talented group of quants who are specialised in data analytics and financial risk management, all of whom have built up extensive experience as consultants within the financial sector. These experienced consultants are there to help guide you during your journey, however, you will be the architect of your success

 

What are we looking for

 

As a Quantitative Developer within the VB Advisory software development department, you will work in a team of developers, and researchers that help us build our next-generation platforms. We expect you to be involved in innovative solutions and being engaged with all stages of the process. You are an enthusiastic person who gets energy from programming and developing models in several programming languages.

 

 

Key responsibilities

 

  • Deliver high-quality code that enables the implementation of complex numerical procedures.
  • Develop and improve code for existing platforms to further optimize the code base in terms of robustness and speed.
  • Facilitate ongoing implementation of requirements for several business and financial models.

 

Functional work area:

Quantitative Development / Implementation / Research & Development

Hours per week:

 36 – 40

What do we offer:

  • A competitive salary including great benefits and perks.
  • Opportunity to participate in inspiring and challenging projects with a diversity of clients in the financial industry.
  • Great training opportunities.
  • Possibility to enrol for certification examinations (e.g. FRM or CFA).
  • Working closely together with a young, enthusiastic team consisting of quantitative specialists.
  • Latest innovative techniques regarding databases and econometric methodologies.

Requirements

Applicant characteristics:

  • MSc Student who recently graduated or graduates on short term in a relevant field, like computer science, econometrics, mathematics, or physics.
  • The preferred candidate is flexible, proactive and has a positive attitude. Furthermore, he/she can work independently, follow procedures and pay attention to detail in a fast-paced, fluid international environment.
  • Strong affinity with Quantitative Models and Data.
  • Finance knowledge and/or experience not required but nice-to-have

Competencies:

Experience in advanced programming languages (e.g.,  Python, Django, SQL),  and can work with large datasets. A broad interest in software development is appreciated, and the preferred candidate enjoys learning about and implementing new technologies in the fields of back-end development, front-end development and databases. Furthermore, there should be a natural interest in financial modelling and data analytics.

Required language skills:

Well versed in English.

How to apply

Interested and ready for a challenging and promising period? Send your Curriculum Vitae to us! In case of any questions with regard to this vacancy do not hesitate to contact Sabine Bergsma (s.bergsma@vbadvisory.nl) or send your contact person information and motivation letter to recruitment@vbadvisory.nl.