Junior Quantitative Developer – Permanent Full-Time

Compass is the leading Swiss-based, independent index provider. Founded in 2017, we focus on the design, calculation, and publication of market benchmarks, financial indices and tailor-made quantitative investment strategies. Our team manages hundreds of financial indices with several billion USD of products linked to them. As a Junior Quantitative Developer at Compass, you will join a growing, innovative fintech and gain exposure to the latest developments in index design and calculation. You will have the opportunity to level up your market finance skills while working on sophisticated investment strategies for world-class investors, as well as finetune your programming skills with a team that strives for technical reliability and maintainability.
Paris, France
Permanent - Full-Time
Your Role and Responsibilities
  • Implement index calculations for major investment banks
  • Review and improve colleagues’ index calculation implementation
  • Improve the internal index calculation engine, internal tools, libraries and APIs
  • Monitor live index computations and publications on Bloomberg and Refinitiv
  • Participate in the design of proprietary indices
  • Customer support for existing indices
About You
  • Recent Graduate with a Masters in Finance, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent (possibility of end of studies internship)
  • Must have a strong interest in Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Rigorous and detail-oriented; we work for customers with high expectations so every detail must be perfect
  • Organized
Required Skills
  • Strong programming skills in Python
  • Good knowledge of financial instruments
  • SQL and NoSQL (MongoDB)
  • Professional level of English and French
Would be a plus to have
  • Proficiency using developer tools (IDE, Python toolchain, git, Linux environment, etc.)
  • Knowledge of modern financial strategies
  • Experience using Golang or other static, strongly typed programming languages
  • Microsoft Excel expertise

This is a permanent, full-time position located in Paris, France. Possibility of partial remote work. We offer a competitive fixed salary + bonus.

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