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Quantitative Developer - Full time

Are you looking to better yourself as a Quantitative software developer?


Optimum Prime is looking for a Quantitative developer to expand the Quant development team. This is an energetic team of highly qualified professionals with extensive knowledge of financial markets (OTC derivatives & securities), programming and mathematics. Our responsibility is to provide the quantitative expertise to (1) support clients in the financial sector that run our (derivatives) valuation and risk models; (2) develop the Optimum Prime software suite for derivative valuations and risk calculations and (3) provide advice to traders and risk managers on quantitative topics. The Quant development team comprises of people with a strong open source philosophy leveraging on open source packages such as Strata, QuantLib and Open Risk Engine (ORE). 


What you'll do

  • Develop new quantitative models for clients

  • Extend Optimum Primes valuation and risk software suite

  • Perform risk management and OTC derivatives valuation calculations 

  • Provide support on the different quantitative topics

  • 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

How To Succeed

  • An academic degree (MSc or PhD) in a quantitative field, preferably (financial) mathematics, econometrics or software engineering

  • 0-2 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 your knowledge in either financial markets, programming or mathematics.

  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English

  • Constructive attitude and pro-active team player

What We Offer

We offer flexible working hours (36-40 hours) that fits in with the times of today. We take into account your home situation and your ambitions and help you to balance work and private life. 
To give you an idea, we will tell you about the benefits of working at Optimum Prime:

  • A salary tailored to your qualities and experience

  • Additional compensation, performance bonus for achieving specific goals or hitting predetermined targets

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work at home

  • Reimbursement for travel expenses

  • If you work 40 hours a week, you will receive 27 vacation days

  • 8% Holiday payment

  • Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities to realize your ambitions

  • An informal working environment with innovative colleagues who strive for the very best

  • Progressive way of working according to the Agile method, so that new ideas come to life

About Us

At Optimum Prime we are dedicated to bring information to our customers that is essential to make informed decisions in their risk management and trading strategies by providing high quality quantitative software solutions. We are an ambitious team and looking for highly motivated people to expand our activities. We hire smart people like you for your potential, not your past. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious and keep learning. In return, we will help you develop into a highly skilled professional. 


Interested? Please get in touch for an informal digital coffee or send your CV and motivation letter to

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