CAPITAL FUND MANAGEMENT

Founded in 1991, Capital Fund Management (CFM) is a global quantitative and systematic asset manager applying a scientific approach to finance, combined with the latest technology to protect and grow our clients’ assets. Simply put, CFM analyses huge quantities of data, identifies patterns, develops trading algorithms and implements them efficiently on the global markets with the latest technology platforms.

As these techniques increasingly become the norm in asset management, CFM is looking for great minds to help the firm remain at the forefront of this sector.

If you want to learn more, please visit our teams on our welcome to the jungle’s profile.

About

  1. We’re more like a technology start up than a traditional finance firm.
  2. We have a strong team spirit, collaboration is one of our key values : Excel Together !
  3. Whether it’s ice-cream vendors on a hot day, patisserie deliveries for internal meetings or the hotly contested football league, we like to have fun whilst we work.

CFM is looking for highly-talented and passionate PhDs, IT engineers and experts from around the world. You will be intellectually curious, keen to explore new ideas, challenge assumptions, and see the firm’s thinking, research and analysis come to life in a way that benefits our clients.

We are continuously striving to be an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit any discrimination based on sex, disability, origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, or religion. We believe that our diversity, breadth of experience, and multiple points of view are among the leading factors in our success.

CFM is a signatory of the Women Empowerment Principles.

Data scientist / Data Engineer

ABOUT CFM

Founded in 1991, we are a global quantitative and systematic asset management firm applying a scientific approach to finance to develop alternative investment strategies that create value for our clients.

We value innovation, dedication, collaboration and the ability to make an impact and together we create an environment for talented and passionate experts in research, technology and business to explore new ideas and challenge assumptions.

ABOUT THE ROLE

You will take part, from the exploratory phase up to production launches, in:

  • Analysing new structured datasets for alpha research
  • Extracting relevant features from these datasets to assist the Research teams
  • Contacts with our data providers
  • Understanding business issues in order to identify new modelling pathways
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of our Data Platform and ingest pipelines
  • Owning end-to-end data workflows and developing data domain expertise in relation with the Research teams
  • Data quality assurance and application monitoring

SKILLSET REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Engineering school or university equivalent (preferably a Master’s in Data Science)
  • At least one experience in data analysis or similar role
  • Professional knowledge of programming and visualisation in Python
  • Coding skills with of data science tools and libraries (Numpy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Jupyter)
  • Knowledge of data pipelines construction
  • Familiarity with distributed computing tools and cloud technology (Spark, AWS)
  • Versatile, autonomous, and rigorous, with a strong team spirit and good communication skills
  • Professional-level knowledge of English.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

We are continuously striving to be an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit any discrimination based on sex, disability, origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, or religion. We believe that our diversity, breadth of experience, and multiple points of view are among the leading factors in our success.

CFM is a signatory of the Women Empowerment Principles.

Cloud Engineer

ABOUT CFM

Founded in 1991, we are a global quantitative and systematic asset management firm applying a scientific approach to finance to develop alternative investment strategies that create value for our clients.

We value innovation, dedication, collaboration and the ability to make an impact and together we create an environment for talented and passionate experts in research, technology and business to explore new ideas and challenge assumptions.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Data is the fuel that powers our investment strategies: intraday price dynamics are used to better our investment decisions; buy/sell intents of market participants help to trade at the best available price. CFM Data team prepares the data to make quant research easier and trading more reliable.

As a cloud engineer your main responsibility will be to build & run the cloud infrastructure that powers our data pipelines. We strongly believe that staffing data engineering teams with cloud skills help us deliver more data in a shorter amount of time.

You will join our data-mesh initiative as one of our earliest contributors. Equipped with the ‘infra-as-code’ superpower you will deliver the services that will help our data engineering teams publish & share their datasets with their users. You will also provide the building blocks for implementing efficient and reliable data pipelines.

You will also contribute to our existing cloud data platform to optimize its cost, reliability & performance as well as provide onboarding/training to our data scientists/engineers. 

SKILLSET REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous AWS experience, ideally a certification
  • Python
  • Capacity to work in a team
  • Obsessed with providing the best technology to address real world data use cases

Extra

  • Proficiency in infra as code tools, CDK, CloudFormation or Terraform
  • Experience of optimizing Spark workloads

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

We are continuously striving to be an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit any discrimination based on sex, disability, origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, or religion. We believe that our diversity, breadth of experience, and multiple points of view are among the leading factors in our success.

CFM is a signatory of the Women Empowerment Principles.

Data scientist / Data Engineer

Location: Paris, France 

ABOUT CFM

Founded in 1991, we are a global quantitative and systematic asset management firm applying a scientific approach to finance to develop alternative investment strategies that create value for our clients.

We value innovation, dedication, collaboration and the ability to make an impact and together we create an environment for talented and passionate experts in research, technology and business to explore new ideas and challenge assumptions.

ABOUT THE ROLE

You will take part, from the exploratory phase up to production launches, in:

  • Analysing new structured datasets for alpha research
  • Extracting relevant features from these datasets to assist the Research teams
  • Contacts with our data providers
  • Understanding business issues in order to identify new modelling pathways
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of our Data Platform and ingest pipelines
  • Owning end-to-end data workflows and developing data domain expertise in relation with the Research teams
  • Data quality assurance and application monitoring

SKILLSET REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Engineering school or university equivalent (preferably a Master’s in Data Science)
  • At least one experience in data analysis or similar role
  • Professional knowledge of programming and visualisation in Python
  • Coding skills with of data science tools and libraries (Numpy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Jupyter)
  • Knowledge of data pipelines construction
  • Familiarity with distributed computing tools and cloud technology (Spark, AWS)
  • Versatile, autonomous, and rigorous, with a strong team spirit and good communication skills
  • Fluent in French, professional-level knowledge of English

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

We are continuously striving to be an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit any discrimination based on sex, disability, origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, or religion. We believe that our diversity, breadth of experience, and multiple points of view are among the leading factors in our success.

CFM is a signatory of the Women Empowerment Principles.

Cloud Engineer

Location: Paris, France

ABOUT CFM

Founded in 1991, we are a global quantitative and systematic asset management firm applying a scientific approach to finance to develop alternative investment strategies that create value for our clients.

We value innovation, dedication, collaboration and the ability to make an impact and together we create an environment for talented and passionate experts in research, technology and business to explore new ideas and challenge assumptions.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Data is the fuel that powers our investment strategies: intraday price dynamics are used to better our investment decisions; buy/sell intents of market participants help to trade at the best available

price. CFM Data team prepares the data to make quant research easier and trading more reliable.

As a cloud engineer your main responsibility will be to build & run the cloud infrastructure that powers our data pipelines. We strongly believe that staffing data engineering teams with cloud skills help us deliver more data in a shorter amount of time.

You will join our data-mesh initiative as one of our earliest contributors. Equipped with the ‘infra-as-code’ superpower you will deliver the services that will help our data engineering teams publish & share their datasets with their users. You will also provide the building blocks for implementing efficient and reliable data pipelines.

You will also contribute to our existing cloud data platform to optimize its cost, reliability & performance as well as provide onboarding/training to our data scientists/engineers. 

SKILLSET REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous AWS experience, ideally a certification
  • Python
  • Capacity to work in a team
  • Obsessed with providing the best technology to address real world data use cases
  • Fluent in French, professional-level knowledge of English

Extra

  • Proficiency in infra as code tools, CDK, CloudFormation or Terraform
  • Experience of optimizing Spark workloads

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

We are continuously striving to be an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit any discrimination based on sex, disability, origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, or religion. We believe that our diversity, breadth of experience, and multiple points of view are among the leading factors in our success.

CFM is a signatory of the Women Empowerment Principles.

Quantitative Developer

Location: Paris, France

ABOUT CFM

Founded in 1991, we are a global quantitative and systematic asset management firm applying a scientific approach to finance to develop alternative investment strategies that create value for our clients.

We value innovation, dedication, collaboration and the ability to make an impact and together we create an environment for talented and passionate experts in research, technology and business to explore new ideas and challenge assumptions.

ABOUT THE ROLE

In collaboration with the Research teams, the Front Prediction division develops and maintains the prediction applications necessary for the decisions of our systems. Your missions will include:

  • The integration and validation of new predictive models on Python decision chains
  • Design and implementation of prediction chain (simulation and production)
  • Following up the production of Prediction applications and distribution of bins and intraday indicators
  • Continuous improvement of non-regression tools and pre-production checks
  • Development and optimization of time series distribution applications and real-time indicators

SKILLSET REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

You have a master’s degree and are a passionate and brilliant engineer. You ideally have some experience in market finance:

  • You master Python skilfully
  • You have an understanding and experience in the field of Machine Learning (including Sickit-learn libraries and TensorFlow)
  • You are familiar with Oracle and SQL queries
  • The Linux environment is your natural environment
  • You want to ensure an excellent level of code quality, testing and user follow-up
  • You have already worked in agile mode
  • You have good knowledge of C++
  • Fluent in French and professional English

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

We are continuously striving to be an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit any discrimination based on sex, disability, origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, or religion. We believe that our diversity, breadth of experience, and multiple points of view are among the leading factors in our success.

CFM is a signatory of the Women Empowerment Principles.

Linux System Engineer

Location: Paris, France

ABOUT CFM

Founded in 1991, we are a global quantitative and systematic asset management firm applying a scientific approach to finance to develop alternative investment strategies that create value for our clients.

We value innovation, dedication, collaboration and the ability to make an impact and together we create an environment for talented and passionate experts in research, technology and business to explore new ideas and challenge assumptions. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • You will be joining a team in charge of Compute, Storage, Virtualization and DevOps infrastructure services.
  • Reporting directly to the head of the Systems division within our Infrastructure team, you will be responsible for the production and maintenance of our systems in operational condition.
  • Deployment of physical or virtual servers according to the needs of business teams
  • Automation of deployments
  • Support management of our technical scope with other IT teams
  • The evolution and maintenance of our tools and services 

SKILLSET REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • First experience in the exploitation of Linux systems and good knowledge of CentOS.
  • Sense of responsibility and great autonomy, teamwork, and pedagogy
  • Automation of common actions
  • Experience in using scripting language (ideally Python / Bash)
  • Attention to detail and accessible, you have good contact with users
  • Fluent in French and professional English
  • You have knowledge of one or more of the technologies used in our environment and you wish to acquire or strengthen your skills
  • HPC cluster administration
  • Operation of infrastructure services (DNS, DHCP, repository, monitoring, etc.)

Our technical environment:

  • Several datacentres in Europe, Asia, and America
  • An infrastructure made up of several thousand servers (CentOS)
  • Puppet, Ansible, Docker, Git, Jenkins
  • Nagios, Grafana
  • Python, Bash
  • Several high-performance computing clusters (Slurm)
  • A large VMware vSphere infrastructure
  • Enterprise, high-end storage solutions from various manufacturers (Dell, EMC, Purestorage, NetApp, etc.) with a total surface area of several PBs
  • High performance distributed storage solution (Lustre)

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

We are continuously striving to be an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit any discrimination based on sex, disability, origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, or religion. We believe that our diversity, breadth of experience, and multiple points of view are among the leading factors in our success.

CFM is a signatory of the Women Empowerment Principles.