QuantBet LLP - Developer role - Leeds

QuantBet LLP is a mathematical and computing consultancy providing
statistical and software consulting to clients in the betting and
research sectors across the globe. We are particularly interested in
algorithmic trading research. We are looking to recruit several
developers to work in our quant team and invite candidates of any level
of experience to apply for a position. The position is based in Leeds
city centre.

We are looking for a developer to:

  • Develop high-quality software, including leading all aspects of
    software design life-cycles and refactoring existing code
  • Create software solutions that are simple, scalable, maintainable and
    easy to change
  • Work as part of small team

Essential Attributes:

  • Real passion for programming and problem solving
  • Strong experience in software development
  • Flexible and creative attitude, able to drive innovation

Required Skills:

  • Strong in Java
  • Good knowledge and understanding of common design patterns
  • Good understanding of OO principles
  • Database architecture and design
  • Maven (build and deploy)
  • Web applications
  • SVN
  • RDBMS (MySQL preferred)

Desirable Coding Skills:

  • Strong in other languages (Python, C++ are beneficial)
  • Hibernate
  • Experience with Spring, Spring integration, Camel
  • Experience with a NoSQLDB (such as MongoDB)
  • Strong understanding of how the internet works, able to automate
    control of websites and scrapers
  • Bash scripting
  • Previous experience with Unix based operating systems

Salary and benefits:

  • The remuneration package will depend on the experience of the
    candidate, but will be highly competitive compared to roles at similar
  • The role offers the successful candidate the chance to work in a small
    team that is flexible both in terms of hours and working practices, and
    offers significant opportunities for personal development