Quant Developer

London - Remote

As a Quant Developer, you will help grow and scale one of the UK’s most promising FinTech startups. A Barclays Techstar graduate who has just closed a significant fund raise, Nimbla keeps the thriving world of small business alive. On a high growth trajectory, we seek talented team members to help us build the future of small business protection.

About the role

We will count on you to have a direct impact on Nimbla’s success while boosting yours in the process. Passion, flexibility and drive are essential to what we do and how we do it. By joining a team where we value difference and focus on results over hours, you will gain full control over your role. Our future is bright - we’re taking Nimbla to Europe and beyond - and we’re bringing together a brilliant team to do it. So if you’re looking for the freedom to advance a game-changing business that helps SMEs trade with confidence while growing your own career, do apply. Salary £70K + DOE.

About you

You are a highly innovative Quant Developer keen to work across disciplines and driven to fashion Nimbla’s new and existing Risk technology. Passionate about pioneering RiskTech and leveraging big data in credit risk, you are looking for the opportunity to use your analytics and programming skills to shape the vision and the future of the organisation. You excel in an open environment where you will have the flexibility to work in a way that suits you best. With a passion for high-quality innovative businesses, you are experienced in working in multiple programming languages (including Python, R and SQL) and agile development methodologies.

You Will

  • Develop new models and pricing frameworks to grow the business
  • Refine, monitor and review existing models
  • Work with large data to create prediction and risk models in collaboration with our Senior Risk Analyst
  • Develop micro-services to serve various aspects of the business
  • Work with developers and data engineer to create scalable processes and systems for internal and external applications, data infrastructure and integration with 3rd party services/systems
  • Utilise probability, statistics, numerical methods and mathematical optimizations to enhance the product offering and enable the creation of new RiskTech products

Your Experience

  • Have commercial Python development experience
  • Be knowledgeable about R and SQL
  • Application and understanding of data structures
  • An interest in Finance, credit risk, ML, predictions
  • Relevant professional experience or BSc from a top tier school in Maths Stats, Physics or Engineering
  • Demonstrate empathy, diplomacy, tact, and poise under pressure when working through challenging projects across the organisation
  • Be able to communicate clearly, organise effectively and delegate responsibility so problems are solved quickly
  • Able to work across several functions simultaneously to achieve common goals across teams

Bonus Points For

  • Knowledge of GCP
  • Knowledge of Fin-Tech or Insur-Tech
  • Experience of working within a regulated industry

How to apply

Please email Jobs@nimbla.com to apply.

At Nimbla We Believe In


  • For our customers: We aim to make business a fairer place by protecting SMEs from bad debt.
  • For our team: Together, we create an environment in which everyone is comfortable developing within their roles and within the business

Aim to learn something new every day, big or small to grow personally and bring about positive change


  • We each strive to be creative, support innovation and wonderful experiences to our users
  • Measuring Performance More Than Time
  • Work smarter rather than harder
  • Measure results rather than time

Flexible working

  • Once you are familiar with our objectives and the way we work, you will also have the opportunity to work remotely.
  • We are based in the comfortable and trendy ToG Whitechapel workspace, a stone’s throw from The City. We will love to see you there

What You Would Expect

  • A competitive salary
  • Choice of tech for your day to day work
  • Tech Purchase Scheme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • £1,000 personal development budget each year to spend on anything you see fit
  • Comfortable and trendy London workspace, a stone’s throw from The City
  • Free on-site gym (Re-opening soon, hopefully)
  • Holidays: we offer 28 days of holiday per annum, plus bank holidays and your birthday off.

Work-Life Balance

  • Autonomy and Empowerment: What matters is that the job gets done and that we help each other in accomplishing our vision and goals. Once the goals are set, we trust you to achieve results the way you think is best.
  • Radical Candour: We all want to grow, and we help each other do so by maintaining candid, open conversations, especially when it’s hard. Be kind, and be opened and honest
  • Dynamic Working Hours: We trust you to establish an effective working pattern that allows you to excel in your role. This includes working from home, of course.
  • Learning and Development: Books, courses, and £1,000 budget to spend as you wish for your personal development.
  • Dogs in the Office: Fur friends are welcome in our office, they will only get spoilt with cuddles and treats

Apply now