Freelance Senior Python Developer
Client and Project Description: The project covers the central ETRM (Energy Trading and Risk Management) systems and other associated processes. There is a need to further develop/extend a Risk Management and modeling Platform to deliver market data, standard models, and intraday risk metrics to risk managers and traders. There is a core architectural team responsible for the platform and various elements such as deal data, market prices, instruments models, etc. One workstream is organized to set up, implement data feeds and reporting processes but also extending and adding new features. The objective is to deliver an environment suitable to run Risk and Scenario Analyses for the trading business.
Role Description: The Platform provides a financial objects hierarchy, reporting, and simulation frameworks using Python as a native language. To supplement the team, we are looking for a Senior Python Developer with experience in developing robust Python code for data- and compute-intensive code.
Design and implement data models and data pipelines
Design and implement instruments for financial products
Design and implement reporting engines for PnL, Risk Scenario analysis
Improve code quality
The Senior Python Developer will have close interaction with Quant/Risk Developers in short delivery cycles, as the project is working in an agile manner with several other projects in parallel.
Senior Python Developer
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Basic knowledge of financial products
Hands-on experience working in the trading business is a big plus, perfectly in commodity or energy trading know-how
Hands-on experience working on risk management systems is a big plus
Knowledge and Competences:
Ability to work remotely with limited guidance and independently
Ability to prioritize issues and manage user expectations
Team-player with ability to achieve results through shared initiatives
Demonstrate experience of contributing to complex projects/initiatives
Experience working in a complex, integrated commercial environment
Able to meet tight deadlines and negotiate goals/scope.#
Motivated, tenacious, and proactive
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
German is a plus
Role Engagement: 100% Capacity
Starting Date: as soon as possible, latest August 2021
Duration: Until End of 2021, potentially to be extended in 2022
Location: Candidate should be physically located in Europe, and be willing to travel to Karlsruhe, Germany on client demand, depending on project.