Python developer - Risk modelling

Python developer - Risk modelling

Job Title: Python developer - Risk modelling
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: LH00489279_1574250786
Contact Name: Diane Van Calcar
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 20, 2019 11:53

Job Description

Senior Quantitative Python Developer

We are looking for a skilled Senior Quantitative Python Developer to join our IT Development Risk Modelling team. The candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining application components in the actuarial risk modeling landscape.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Developing, enhancing and maintaining and supporting existing actuarial/risk modeling applications written in Python / PySpark.
Interacting with an analytical oriented user groups for requirements gathering
Interact with IT professionals that support you in your analytical tool development

Required Education / Training and Experience
High proficiency in Python and knowledge of the Python ecosystem
Experience with big data (Hadoop) and Apache Spark/PySpark is a big plus
Experience with Linux using bash and exposure to Artifactory and Docker is a plus
At least five years relevant business experience in an international insurance / financial sector with exposure to Pricing or Risk Modelling or Actuarial tools development.
Solid Object-Oriented and Functional Programming skills with good understanding of design patterns and principles
Experience in agile software development and practices (TDD, Pair Programming, Refactoring,…)
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others in an international and global team
Very good knowledge of English required.
Good communication skills

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