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  • Posted: May 19, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Deloitte is one of the country's leading professional services firms in Southern Africa, and is dedicated to assisting companies succeed in the business environment- whether it be through our tax, audit, consulting or financial advisory services. At Deloitte, we understand that solutions are not just a static one dimensional report, but rather, an integrated...
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    FSA (FinTech)- Quantitative Software Developer – Junior Consultant

    About the Job

    A new exciting opportunity exists for a talented and experienced quantitative software developer within the FinTech team in Deloitte Financial Services Advisory, based in Johannesburg. We are seeking a driven, innovative individual to assist with some of our challenging, state-of-the-art global software development projects. The successful candidate will have a strong quantitative background coupled with software development experience.

    Essential Duties:

    • Coding up quantitative engines and algorithms underpinning prospective software applications
    • Identifying areas for upgrade and modification in existing applications and development thereof
    • Support the invention of new quantitative applications and algorithms to add value in the market
    • Writing and implementing efficient code
    • Creation of training material on software applications
    • Working closely with other developers, UX designers, business and systems analysts


    About You

     Tools and Experience:

    • 0-1 year of experience in quantitative modelling in one or more of the following areas: credit risk, market risk, financial models, statistical models, machine learning, simulators
    • Beginner to intermediate level coding experience in one or more of the following languages: Python, C#, R, Java, C++
    • Experience using Git would be advantageous
    • Object-orientated programming skills preferable
    • Experience in working with cloud environments advantageous
    • Machine Learning and Blockchain experience advantageous
    • Experience working in containerized environments such as Kubernetes, Docker, etc. advantageous
    • Front-end development capability advantageous viz. Angular, React, Blazor, etc.
    • Banking experience advantageous


    • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in quantitative field such as Computer Science, Engineering (Software, Financial, etc.), Mathematics, Statistics or Physics
    • Master’s Degree in aforementioned disciplines is a plus
    • Technological certifications are a plus e.g. Cloud certification

    Additional Information

    Personal Attributes:

    • Conscientious individual demonstrating attention to detail and quality along with high levels of ownership and commitment.
    • An excellent team player capable of delivering results under pressure and to strict deadlines.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to pick up new and different concepts quickly and effectively.
    • Keen interest in diversified concepts across a multitude of disciplines.
    • A passion for keeping up to date with the latest advances in technology and how this affects the business environment.
    • Metric driven and focused on continual improvement. 
    • Ability to communicate technical concepts in simple terms.

    Method of Application

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