• Darwin Recruitment
  • Zürich, Switzerland
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description


Financial consultancy, market-leading, cutting edge technologies, English and German speaking.


How would you feel about working for a market leading provider of quant services to the financial industry? Some of their clients include a number of global Fortune 500 companies.

Do you like the idea of joining a company that is making huge strides towards a fully agile, enhanced model, with supportability in mind from the very beginning of the software design life cycle?

Quality and scalability are the key goals here - automation and standardize where you can; understand the criticality of data for quant applications, and how to validate it; enjoy implementing new technologies in a robust and reliable way; be direct in communicating issues or concerns.

The ideal applicant

  • Do you have a degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, and Quantitative Finance?
  • How about relevant industry experience?
  • Have you got a strong IT background, with hands-on experience of development, delivery and support?
  • Do you have a numerical background and are you comfortable with complex calculations or familiar with quant concepts?
  • Do you have strong analytical skills?
  • Technologies: Java, Python, Matlab, SQL, Git-Maven-Nexus-Jenkins, web services & sites, Linux
  • Are you comfortable working in a small, newly created team and are you happy doing what is necessary to complete tasks?
  • Do you speak fluent English and some German too?

About the job

Key tasks are ensuring the software and services delivered to our clients are properly quality assured (including proper numerical validation), packaged, documented and supportable from the ground up. Secondly, providing support to our clients, including explanation of methodology and quantitative validation of issues, automated checks and data gathering, backed up by the development teams.

The team will also act as subject matter experts in the areas of supportable architectures, quality automation, packaging, and client support, helping to ensure all of swissQuant provide a high level of customer service.

If the above sounds like you, please apply below or send your CV direct to (see below)