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Quantitative Developer - Tier 1 hedge fund

Principle Partners Singapore
Posted 4 days ago Permanent Competitive
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Chloe Wong

Our client is a tier-1, global quantitative hedge fund which uses data-driven research frameworks and complex trading technologies to support their key investment strategies. As part of their continued expansion, they are searching for a Quantitative Developer with strong experience in Python programming that can contribute to their business's success. The ideal candidate should possess a strong background in developing quantitative models and have a passion for financial markets.



Key responsibilities

  • Collaborate with traders and researchers to design and develop quantitative models and trading strategies
  • Work closely with risk management and quant teams to implement new trading features and enhancements
  • Demonstrate strong ownership and self-drive in executing tasks independently
  • Backtesting trading algorithms to ensure strategy robustness.
  • Integrate core platform with various financial vendor systems
  • Conduct regular market research and competitor analysis to identify trends and potential opportunities
  • Demonstrate strong ownership and self-drive in executing tasks independently



  • Hold a Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or Finance.
  • Have at least 6 years of experience in quantitative software development, ideally in a front-office or trading setting at the buy-side firms
  • Strong proficiency in Python
  • Advanced skills in one or several programming languages
  • Knowledge of real-time systems, high performance computing will be considered a plus
  • Any DevOps experience will be desired
  • Familiarity with C++/ C# would be preferred
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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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