Become the highly paid quantitative software development expert
Banks, hedge funds and financial technology companies (fintechs) employ thousands of quantitative software development experts with salaries averaging $124,762 per year (approximately £100,000 or €115,000) as reported by Glassdoor, with salaries for senior practiotioners and managers extending into seven and eight figures. Not only are these jobs financially lucrative, they are intellectually challenging and stimulating, and highly regarded socially. Employers include Tower Research Capital, Citadel, Bloomberg L.P., and all the major bulge bracket investment banks.
QDC Information Session and Q&A
Established by industry leaders
This unique certification has been established by some of the most recognisable, leading names in the financial services industry.
Python is nowadays the programming language of choice for all things finance, data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Learning Python is a must, whether you want to be a quantitative developer, an analyst, strategist, or manager specialising in finance.
When you take your code from research to production, where it will run on servers 24/7, there are few alternatives to the high performance and reliability of the C++ programming language.
Knowing the high-frequency time series database kdb+/q will not only increase your earning potential but also set you apart from the competition. You will be able to efficiently handle data of any size and work with data arriving in real time.
Electronic trading and HFT
Whereas derivatives trading was significantly hit by the Global Financial Crisis, electronic trading has been on the rise, and high-frequency trading (HFT) is yet again offering staggering Sharpe ratios to competent practitioners.
Apply for the industry-leading QDC programme today and obtain your certificate in six months
The instructors demonstrated breadth of knowledge and expertise and were keeping us engaged for the whole training.
FX Software Developer at BNP Paribas
The quality of the material is outstanding.
Quant off-cycle Associate at J.P.Morgan
There are people here with significance experience and influence.
Head of ETF Trading at ADG Trading LLP
A team of industry-leading practitioners
Collectively our team of instructors has nearly half-a-decade of industry-grade quantitative software development among them, and many have also held senior academic positions in addition to their industry careers
The founder of Cuemacro, co-founder of Turnleaf Analytics and Thalesians. He has profitably run systematic trading models for market making trading desks.
Paul Alexander Bilokon
Kdb+/q and electronic trading expert
The founder of Thalesians. Dr Bilokon holds an MSc from the University of Oxford and PhD from Imperial College. Paul has developed derivatives trading, electronic trading, and high-frequency trading software at the likes of Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and QSpark.
An expert software developer with experience in developing systematic trading systems at the likes of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Barclays.
Learn from the best
Learn from people that don’t just talk about quantitative development, but practice it on a day to day basis at leading financial institutions.