QuantBet LLP - Developer role - Leeds

About Us and the Role
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 companies
  • 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