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Quants Developer (SQL)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
A dynamic Financial Services company seeks the coding abilities of a strong analytical & self-driven Quants Developer whose core role will be to develop new features and systems. The ideal candidate must have at least 1 year work experience using SQL – preferably within the Financial sector, strong Mathematical/Stats ability, SQL, T-SQL & SQL data transformation processes, able to interpret and analyse large quantities of portfolio and market data and understands the business impact of technical output.
 
DUTIES:
  • Develop new features and systems.
  • Extend existing systems.
  • Maintain existing systems.
  • Use technical knowledge and experience to improve business processes.
  • Investigate and resolve user support requests.
  • Close working relationship with Developers and Product Owner.
  • Assist with implementation and rollout for system changes.
  • Client facing for support requests (internal clients).
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • Relevant Degree (e.g. BCom, B.Bus.Sci etc) or Diploma from a recognised institution.
 
Experience/Skills –
  • At least 1 year experience using SQL, preferably within the Financial sector.
  • Strong Mathematical/Statistical abilities.
  • Knowledge of SQL (T-SQL) stored procedures and SQL data transformation processes.
  • Understanding the business impact of technical output.
  • Can interpret and analyse large quantities of portfolio and market data.
 
Advantageous –
  • Financial Services background.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Self-motivated and displays initiative.
  • Clear communication, both verbally and in writing, in order to fulfill development requirements.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and unstructured environment.