Rapid Application Developer – IT Quant

London Area
Consulting – UK Team /
Permanent contract /
Margo is a Tech Native consultancy covering high value-added IT expertise for the market finance industry. We believe that the smart alliance between complex IT topics and the finance area brings the most challenging topics to our consultants: low latency, multithreading, high data volume…
Joining Margo as an IT consultant, is the promise to be part of a human-sized company with an internal monitoring and tailor-made training policy that assure you to develop your skills.
Its offers are organised around 3 main expertise: IT Support, Rapid Application Development and Software Development.   

Margo is seeking a Rapid Application Developer – IT Quant to integrate its teams within a worldwide corporate and investment bank.

Key Responsibilities

    • Use rapid application development techniques for quick turn-around of high-profile projects
    • Build the trading framework software, through close interaction with traders and quants
    • Support and enhance various ad-hoc infrastructure applications, processes, databases, production surveillance and control tools
    • Report and track performance indicators for the front office traders with many aspects of electronic and algorithmic trading, back testing, and data management systems
    • Contribute to design and implement data store and its API
    • Monitor fetching processes and data health
    • Integrate alternative datasets

Financial products

    • Forex
    • Equities and derivatives
    • Emerging markets
    • Commodities
    • Risk and PnL
    • Credit and rates
    • Exchange-traded funds
    • Convertible bonds

Skills required

    • Strong skills in C++ or Java or Python development (depending on the team/project) with good understanding of their ecosystem
    • Good database, SQL, VBA knowledge
    • Proficient use of common tooling: Git, Unix Shell
    • Experience in structured, unstructured data management and cloud platforms (AWS, GCP…)
    • Proactive and flexible approach to deal with challenges, lean complex quantitative concepts and identify emerging and alternative data
    • Interest to work within front-office environment and interact with traders, researchers and business managers
    • Ability to work independently within a global team and deliver when under pressure and time constraints