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Quantitative Developer - Tier 1 Hedge Fund

Principle Partners Singapore
Posted 2 days ago Permanent Competitive

Our client is a tier-1 multi-strategy hedge fund that employs data-driven research frameworks and complex trading technologies to support the firm’s key investment strategies. They are searching for a quantitative developer with solid experience in Python programming and distributed systems that can contribute to their business's success. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in quantitative software engineering and a passion for financial markets.


Key Responsibilities

  • Construct and enhance tools for risk management and portfolio optimisation to facilitate diverse trading techniques.
  • Collaborate with the quants and other teams to implement new trading features and enhancements.
  • Develop automated systems for reconciliation and generating notifications to uphold the resilience of the trading infrastructure.
  • Assist monitoring teams to ensure system stability, resolve production-related problems, and implement updates or enhancements quickly.
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of self-initiative and ownership at work



  • Hold a Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or Finance.
  • At least 5 years of experience in quantitative software development, ideally in a front-office or trading setting at the buy-side firms
  • Strong proficiency in Python
  • Familiarity with at least one JVM language would be preferred
  • Any Cloud/ DevOps experience will be desired
  • Team-oriented mindset and willingness to assist researchers less proficient in software design
11 Employees HR & Recruitment

Principle Partners is an Asian specialist in buy-side executive search with a focus on Asset Management, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds, Technology Companies, and Wealth Management.

The firm is headquartered in Singapore and covers the Asia Pacific region. 

Client profiles for asset management include international, regional and boutique fund houses and sovereign wealth funds. For private equity, we serve global, pan-Asian, regional and country-specific funds looking to deploy capital in Asia, with strategies including buy-outs, control investments, growth equity, and early stage investments. 

Our hedge fund clients range from start-ups to the largest international funds, with strategies including equity long-short, event-driven, convertible bond arbitrage, Asian/global macro, distressed debt/special situations and high-frequency trading.

We have a strong track record for senior positions placements at the world’s largest asset managers, sovereign wealth funds, private equity, hedge funds, and family offices. We also cover middle and back office roles such as legal, compliance and risk management to support the core front-office investing roles. 

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