Quantitative Analyst - Financial servicesA Quantitative analyst is required for a leading UK bank, on a contract basis, for 12 months.The successful candidate will work in the Front Office and will develop within the production in-house quantitative library code base in C++. They will consistently work closely with the rest of the team, and will take forward the development of the analytical toolkit, in order to comply with regulations. Will be assist in the implementation of pricing engines for new products, improving efficiency and computational speed.Skillset/experience required: * Educated to post-graduate level (PhD) on a highly quantitative subject (eg Mathematics, Financial Maths, or Theoretical Psychics)* 7+ years' experience as a quantitative analyst/developer in a large quant library within a major financial institution * Exceptional C++, strong abstraction and design skills* Extensive experience working with an Object Oriented code base for the creation of market data objects, instruments and pricing engines* High level of technical knowledge on implementing pricing analytics * Knowledge of stochastic calculusApply now for immediate consideration. Recruitment Zone acting as an employment business in regard to this advert.