Do you want to contribute to society by innovating on cutting edge software challenges, and by helping improve people’s savings and pensions? Would you like to extend your skills and develop yourself to a next level? If so, keep on reading, for we may be looking for you!
Do you want to join us as Quantitative software developer?
You will be a member of the Scenario & Asset Valuations software engineering team. Our main responsibility is the software of our Economic Scenario Generators (ESG) that generate scenarios using Monte Carlo simulation. The software is written in C#, and Python is used for automation and research. The ESG’s are used extensively in-house, and they are also used by clients world-wide to manage the complexity of investment decisions.
Like us, you have high standards for developing software, and are always eager to expand your knowledge. We have a broad range of expertise and knowledge in our team and are keen on sharing this.
What will you do?
You will contribute to the realization of new features, from design until production. You will work together with a small team of around 4 people with background in computer science, mathematics and computational science. We work together in an agile setting (Scrum) in T-shaped roles, contributing to all parts of the development process. Your daily focus will be development, in both C# and Python. You are able to translate number crunching financial models into working code, and you can effectively communicate with our financial experts who create these models. Typical projects are implementing new functionality in our software, and you will also contribute to setting up a web service to deliver scenarios to our clients systems automatically.
Who are you?
You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, or in another technical, financial, science or engineering field with enough focus on development. You are familiar in working with models, preferably financial models. You preferably have up to 2 years working experience in a relevant role (internships also count).
You also possess:
- Cooperative skills in order to act as a team player;
- Knowledge of C# and Python (or the willingness and ability to learn fast);
- Good conceptual capability to understand complex (financial) models;
- Dedication to excellence, a willingness to learn, motivation, and a strong sense of responsibility;
- Experience working with agile development practices is a pre.
Terms of employment
We offer you a challenging and rewarding role in a growing company, while being part of an inspirational global business. A great working environment and opportunities for personal and professional career development. An active employee association that organizes various activities throughout the year (ski-trip, concerts, table games, city trips, etc). You will earn a competitive salary, depending of course on your experience and competency profile. In addition we offer you excellent benefits, including:
- 8% holiday allowance;
- a fixed 13th month;
- participation in a bonus policy;
- participation to the pension scheme;
- 27 vacation days (on a full-time contract);
- possibility to buy extra vacation days;
- working from the office in Rotterdam (Willemswerf);
- travel expenses compensation for your daily commute and business travel;
- a work environment with enthusiastic and fun colleagues!
Who is Ortec Finance
Ortec Finance is the leading provider of technology and solutions for risk and return management. It is our purpose to enable people to manage the complexity of investment decisions. We do this through delivering leading technologies and solutions for investment decision-making to financial institutions around the world. Our strength lies in an effective combination of advanced models, innovative technology and in-depth market knowledge. This combination of skills and expertise supports investment professionals in achieving a better risk-return ratio and thus better results.
Headquartered in Rotterdam, Ortec Finance has offices in Amsterdam, London, Toronto, Hong Kong and in Zurich.
- 20+ countries represented
- 500+ customers
- 96% retention rate
- 3 trillion euro total assets managed by our clients
More information is available at www.ortecfinance.com
More information or to apply?
For more information regarding this position please contact one of our colleagues of the HR department via +31 10 700 50 00. To apply, please use the application button to send us your CV and cover letter.
We are looking forward to meeting you soon!