Simudyne believes that computational simulation is the key to radically better decisions. Our goal is to improve decision making across both private and public sectors by leveraging advances in computational power and complexity science.

To help us deliver this vision, we are looking for a talented individual to join our business development team as we scale in the financial services sector. As a Simulation Engineer, you will have the opportunity to be part of an exciting tech start-up, providing mission critical solutions to leading global financial organisations. You will leverage your experience to help create new market opportunities for the Simudyne SDK, work closely with major international banks to drive adoption, and contribute significantly to Simudyne’s product strategy and roadmap.

As part of dynamic team operating out of London’s fintech hub, this role provides the right individual the opportunity to benefit directly from the success they create and contribute to Simudyne’s rapid growth.

Key role and responsibilities:

1. Provide customer-facing technical support and subject matter expertise to the sales team

· Act as subject matter expert during pre-sales engagement with prospects

· Demonstrate the Simudyne SDK and work through use case scenarios with prospects

· Work with quant teams at existing customers to drive adoption by new users/models

· Support sales process through timely response to customer queries

· Support channel partner in co-sell activities

· Provide training to quant and development teams at customers and channel partners

2. Ensure that the needs of users are appropriately captured, prioritized and integrated into the product development process

· Facilitate customer feedback loop into the Product and Engineering teams

· Deep interaction with customers to understand and validate pain points

· Prioritize and size market opportunities and product enhancement requests

· Provide subject matter expertise and input to product strategy and roadmap

3. Develop demonstration models and provide modelling support to customers and partners

· Provide support to customer quant teams to build their models on the Simudyne SDK, primarily during formal pilots and up-sell opportunities

· Position yourself as a subject matter expert and trusted advisor to key quants at customers in order to drive adoption and usage

· Work with the Simudyne engineering team to develop a library of strategic use case models and ‘canned’ demonstrations to assist in sales and promotional activities

· Work closely with strategic partners to support integration of their models to the Simudyne SDK

4. Support product marketing activities and demonstrate thought leadership in the field of simulation for financial services

· Provide subject matter expertise and input for sales and marketing collateral

· Contribute to white papers, articles, blogs and other thought leader content

· Participate on relevant social media channels in support of brand promotion

Required skills and expertise:

· A minimum of 4 years’ experience working in Finance within a quantitative environment

· Relevant experience could have been gained in banking, insurance, central bank, hedge fund, or active management arenas

· Hands-on experience of building financial or econometric models

· Knowledge of multiple modelling paradigms is preferable, ideally with knowledge or experience of agent-based modelling

· Experience in at least one programming language e.g. Python, R, Java, Scala, C, C++

· Comfortable explaining deeply technical concepts to senior business heads or quantitative and technology experts at customers and partners

· Desire to work in an open, collaborative and high-performance environment

Salary range £60,000 — 70,000