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We currently have an opening for the following positions:

Quantitative C# Developers – 3 positions available       

Lacima is a multi-award winning risk management software provider to the energy and commodities markets with offices in Sydney, London and Boulder and a strong international client base.  We are looking for experienced Quantitative C# developers to join our team to work on a new product we are developing.  Lacima has openings for three full-time positions (short/ medium term fixed, view to permanent) in our Sydney CBD office to commence as soon as possible.

Job Synopsis

Each role will be responsible for the development and testing of numerical libraries and user interfaces (principally in Excel.) This will involve leveraging Lacima’s existing models and technology to deliver leading edge, client-driven solutions. These cover areas such as trading tools, risk management, pricing models and simulations. The primary duties and responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Development of user interfaces (principally in Excel.)
  • Development and maintenance of Lacima’s numerical libraries.
  • Working in close cooperation with quantitative analysts and researchers.
  • Quantitative testing: verifying, validating and reviewing quantitative outputs of pricing, optimisation and trading models.
  • Technical testing: unit testing, regression testing, UAT, manual and automation testing, component and integration testing, system testing.
  • Support: Investigating support issues and communicating with clients to resolve issues.

Our quantitative developers work primarily on our numerical libraries and user interfaces using Visual Studio 2015, .Net 4.5 and various external libraries.

Your Skills

A practical approach to application development is required. You have a solid understanding of university level mathematics and a keen interest in financial markets. You will be self-motivated, enjoy the challenge of learning quickly and will not be concerned by a certain degree of ambiguity. You will have a professional approach to the job and your colleagues. Your experience includes team based development as well as single-developer projects. You will have a solid software development background, are able to work independently and have a keen interest to learn. The ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree background with a quantitative emphasis.
  • At least 2 years programming experience in a commercial environment using various programming languages.
  • Experience of working in a front office trading environment
  • Experience of asset-backed energy trading. E.g. Storage, Swing, Gas Transport, LNG, Oil Storage, Oil shipping, Power Tolling
  • Extensive .Net 4.0/4.5 programming experience, including multi-threading, lambda expressions, generics, LINQ and performance optimisation.
  • Comprehensive expertise in testing quantitative and technical elements of models and associated code.
  • Excel development experience.
  • Web browser development experience.
  • Experience with (or demonstrable interest in) quantitative methods and finance.
  • A client focused attitude and combined with excellent communication abilities.
  • Experience with SQL Server.

To apply

Remuneration package is competitive and commensurate with experience.  To apply, please send your concise curriculum vitae and a brief covering letter outlining your salary expectations to   A test of your software development and mathematical skills will be part of the selection procedure. 

We are only accepting direct applications from Australian residents for this role. We are unable to accept applications submitted via headhunters / recruiters.  Only applicants who have been selected to progress in the selection process will be contacted.