Senior Python Quant Engineer - Machine Learning, Python, Data Engineer, Spark, Hadoop, KDB

Job title : Senior Python Quant Engineer - Machine Learning, Python, Data Engineer, Spark, Hadoop, KDB
Location : London
Job type : Contract
Salary : £800 - £850 per day
Sector : Sell Side
Contact : Jonathan Kempster
Call : 020 7280 9910
Email : email Jonathan
Reference : BH-16830-1
Senior Python Quant Engineer - Machine Learning, Python, Data Engineer, Spark, Hadoop, KDB

A leading Investment Bank are hiring a Quantitative Engineer with experience of Python, Data Engineering and Machine Learning to join their Front Office. This position will sit as part of Sales and Trading as they build creative solutions within Global Markets.
 
The core technology stack is based on Python, Spark, Hadoop but will also involve KDB and Azure cloud. The predominant focus will be the build out of the new analytics product including Machine Learning pipelines. The key requirements for this role are technology based but a knowledge of Global Markets across Equities, Fixed Income OR FX would be desirable.
 
Your expertise:
  • 4-10+ years of strong experience designing and developing large applications, analytics and data pipelines in a rigorous production environment.
  • Proficiency in Java and/or Python or similar. Experience in both is a huge plus.
  • Experience developing applications that rely on many web APIs and other protocols.
  • Experience with Pydata stack (Pandas, Numpy, Matplotlib, scikit-learn etc.)
  • Experience with real world problem solving using Machine Learning
  • Experience in some or all of data and cloud technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, YARN, Cloudera, Airflow, Oozie, S3, Presto, Kafka Connect, Microsoft Azure, Terraform, Hive etc.
  • Good knowledge of building event-driven, loosely coupled distributed applications.
  • Experience in KDB would be a massive benefit
This is an excellent opportunity to join the front office of an Investment Bank to build a brand new trading analytics platform using the latest in Python and Machine Learning technology.

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