Senior Manager - Quantative Software Development

Netherlands, Utrecht
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Elevate your career, perform when it counts: become part of our global financial consulting evolution!

Your role:

Are you a (senior) quantitative software developer who is eager to merge your skills with consultancy and financial markets within a dynamic entrepreneurial setting? Zanders is looking for a senior manager in the quant development team to expand our business and offering. This is an energetic team of highly qualified professionals with extensive knowledge of financial markets (OTC derivatives & securities), programming, high performance computing, ML/AI and mathematics!

The Quant development team comprises of people with a strong open source philosophy leveraging on packages such as Strata, QuantLib and Open Risk Engine (ORE). As senior manager in this team you will get the opportunity to provide quantitative expertise to:

  • Support clients in the financial sector that run our (derivatives) valuation and risk models;
  • Develop the Zanders software suite for derivative valuations and risk calculations and
  • Provide advice to traders and risk managers on quantitative topics

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write project proposals translating client questions into solutions
  • Lead project execution of quantitative model implementation at our clients
  • Support the quantitative developers achieving their career goals and growth
  • Provide support and advice to traders and risk managers on various quantitative topics.

Skills to be successful:

  • An academic degree (MSc or PhD) in a quantitative field. Preferably (Financial) Mathematics, Econometrics or Software Engineering,
  • 7-10 years of experience, with familiarity with financial markets and the most important developments. Familiarity with derivatives pricing and risk calculations is a plus,
  • Strong knowledge and experience with programming languages, such as C++, Java and/or Python,
  • Intention to develop yourself as a leader, inspire the team and provide creative solutions to our clients,
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English,
  • Constructive attitude and pro-active team player.

We offer:

  • The position offers excellent opportunities to excel in what you do and to broaden your modelling skills, as well as exposure to a dynamic and Agile working environment.
  • A hybrid work environment, that promotes a healthy work-life balance,
  • Allowance to set up your home office in an ergonomically responsible way and an internet allowance,
  • Mobility budget to cater your commuting needs,
  • Participation in the Zanders bonus scheme,
  • Secure your future with a pension scheme,
  • 29 paid holiday days,
  • A laptop and an mobile phone,
  • An entrepreneurial culture that values personal development, with ample room for initiatives,
  • Expertise in your chosen field, building skills rapidly alongside diverse clients and consultants,
  • A truly collegiate environment with enthusiastic and helpful colleagues, fostering career excellence in Treasury, Risk or Technology,
  • An international and fun working environment,
  • Cultural night events, annual Zanders's trip to a (surprise) location in Europe and many more exciting experiences to come!

About Us:  Progress your career with Zanders. 

We are a global financial consulting firm focused on Treasury, Risk and Technology. From our HQ in the Netherlands, we have been expanding our presence in Europe, UK, USA, and Asia. For 30 years we have been providing innovative solutions embracing the latest technological advancements to multinational corporations, financial institutions, public sector entities and NGOs. We go beyond conventional boundaries, delving into new market segments to uncover untapped opportunities. As pioneers in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles and practices, we support our clients to achieve their ESG goals.

At Zanders we invest in our people for an inclusive atmosphere, where freedom, fun, and collaboration are pivotal and set us apart, defining our success. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are essential to establish a strong and sustainable business, fostering a culture that values and respects diversity in all forms. Zanders is not just a workplace – it is a supportive community.  

We invite those who share our passion for collaboration, growth, and positive impact to join us on this journey. If you're in search of a workplace which nurtures personal and professional development, Zanders is the perfect fit for you. 

Join us as we continue to shape the future of consultancy, making a meaningful impact in the world of Treasury, Risk, and Technology! 

By applying for a role at Zanders, you give us approval to use and retain your personal details. Considering Zanders’ nature of enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process. 

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