Deloitte FSA (FinTech)- Quantitative Software Developer – Assistant Manager/ Manager Jobs in Midrand South Africa

Deloitte FSA (FinTech)- Quantitative Software Developer – Assistant Manager/ Manager Jobs in Midrand South Africa

Job Description

A new exciting opportunity exists for a talented and experienced quantitative software developer within the FinTech team in Deloitte Financial Services Advisory, based in Midrand. 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:

  • Designing and developing quantitative engines and algorithms underpinning prospective software applications

  • Identifying areas for upgrade and modification in existing applications and development thereof

  • Invention of new quantitative applications and algorithms to add value in the market

  • Writing and implementing efficient code

  • Review of code written by other developers

  • Design of training material on software applications

  • Managing a team of quantitative software developers across various engagements

  • Working closely with other developers, UX designers, business and systems analysts

  • Creation of budgets for projects including resourcing and costs

  • Developing project plans and managing execution thereof


  • 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

    Tools and Experience:

  • 5-8 years of experience in quantitative modelling in one or more of the following areas: credit risk, market risk, financial models, statistical models, machine learning, simulators

  • Intermediate to advanced level coding experience in one or more of the following languages: Python, C#, R, Java, C++, Angular, Blazor

  • Experience
    using Git

  • 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.

  • Minimum 3 years of banking experience in industry or as a consultant

  • Experience in managing other individuals

    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.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte FSA (FinTech)- Quantitative Software Developer – Assistant Manager/ Manager Jobs in Midrand South Africa

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