Platser: London, England
Yrkesområde: IT, Allegis Group
Lön: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Anställningsform: Permanent
Jobb ID: 03728


Who they are

My client is a UK Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) since September 2015. They have over 190 employees between our London Headquarters, our

New York office, and a Washington DC research office. Their targets consistent long-term returns for their investors within a well-defined risk framework. They currently manage assets in excess of USD 12 billion. They are predominantly active in global macro strategies and focuses on the major macro asset classes including interest rates, FX, equities, credit, and commodities in developed and emerging markets. Their investor base is institutional in nature, and diversified by investor type and geography.

Their values

At my clients, their culture is driven by teamwork, their ability to analyse and solve complex problems, and their embedded 'Values' which help them to clarify their expectations of each other. You will work alongside exceptional people who are trusted talent, who challenge and support each other, in the pursuit of collective excellence, to achieve sustainable success.

You will make a difference…

There is a strong culture of ownership and responsibility - every role is valued and everyone has the opportunity to have a significant impact on the team and wider organisation.

Their Enterprise Technology team

Technology is fundamental to every aspect of their business - the vast majority of critical business applications have been developed in-house, and they are constantly looking for opportunities to leverage intelligent automation.

Their mission is to deliver reliable, scalable, and accurate software that enables the business to achieve its objectives. They look to understand and proactively predict the future technology requirements of the business to ensure fast, efficient delivery of valued solutions.

Desk Developer - Job Specification

Business projects and tools

The team work closely with all areas of the business including front/middle office, fund accounting, quantitative

analytics, risk management and economic research. They are responsible for the core technology platform upon

which these areas operate.

Their stack is primarily focused on Microsoft .Net technologies, but they welcome candidates from a variety of

object-orientated backgrounds. You will be given access to the latest tools including Microsoft Visual Studio 2019

and ReSharper, as well as a high specification workstation with triple screen monitors.


Their team brings together people who are passionate about technology and its application to the dynamic needs

of a hedge fund. They strongly believe in continuous improvement, of both their technology and their processes, and

they welcome creative thinking to evolve and challenge the environment.

The Core Portfolio Trading Technology Development team

The CPT Technology team supports our Core Portfolio Trading (CPT) team directly, working alongside their

Investment Quants to develop applications on top of their existing stack. Frequently, this will involve converting

spreadsheets into scalable web- and server- based applications but could also involve working with other

languages and tools such as React, Python, Tableau, or the Atlassian product suite. The ability to rapidly prototype

solutions is essential, as is a working knowledge of both Python and the Microsoft .Net ecosystem.

How will your day look? Software Developer in our CPT Technology team

 The CPT technology team are a new team who will be responsible for rapid prototyping and delivery of Front Office technology. Solutions will be built to automate and streamline existing processes:

o Investment decision process support - streamlining and structuring existing manual workflows

o Trigger monitoring - enhancing existing frameworks and re-developing spreadsheets for robust monitoring of levels

o Internal risk and pnl report generation

 As this is a new team there is real opportunity to steer technical direction

 There will be a high level of front office interaction at all stages of the development process.

What makes a great candidate?

For you to get the most out of this role, you'll need to have:

 Excellent programming and technology skills, including an in-depth understanding of and recent programming experience in C#/.Net, and one or both of Python and Excel.

 A strong enthusiasm for programming and technology, and an appetite and ability to work in a dynamic and integrated team

 The ability to own all aspects of development projects from start to finish, from establishing business requirements and design development, to testing and release management

 Exceptional attention to detail, organisation and communication skills

 Desire to understand and solve business problems, build domain knowledge and increase market


 Front office experience at a bank, asset management firm, or hedge fund

They would also prefer you to have:

 Experience working with multiple Developers / Quants / Risk Managers / Traders

 Experience working with RESTful services, SQL databases

 Full knowledge and experience of the Software Development Lifecycle

 Exposure to pair programming and test-driven development

 Knowledge of and experience with JavaScript and React

Trading as TEKsystems. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. 2876353. Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. TEKsystems is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at

To access our Online Privacy Notice, which explains what information we may collect, use, share, and store about you, and describes your rights and choices about this, please go to

We are part of a global network of companies and as a result, the personal data you provide will be shared within Allegis Group and transferred and processed outside the UK, Switzerland and European Economic Area subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice. We store personal data in the UK, EEA, Switzerland and the USA. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please visit the "Contacting Us" section of our Online Privacy Notice at for details on how to contact us. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID if there is an account associated with your request, or identifying information such as your address or date of birth, before proceeding with your request. If you are resident in the UK, EEA or Switzerland, we will process any access request you make in accordance with our

Spara till senare
Registrera för a Teksystems konto
Tillbaka till sök
Spara till senare Mitt konto E-post varning

You can view your existing Job Alerts from the following page


Alex Johnson

Tel: +44 203 530 9035