Position Title: Quantitative Developer
My name is Bill Stevens and I have a new full time Quantitative Developer position located in Baltimore, Maryland that could be of interest to you, please review my specification below and I am available at any time to speak with you so please feel free to call me. This position is remote until the shelter in place laws is lifted. Candidates should reside within one hour of Baltimore, Maryland.
This position pays a generous salary and an outstanding benefits package.
This is a hands-on, full development lifecycle role which provides an opportunity to solve complex business, logic, data and technical challenges. This is a unique role where you can demonstrate both your technology skills and your financial knowledge. You will be called upon to demonstrate your technical and analytical expertise to solve both computational and data-related problems.
Innovate and improve proprietary models and algorithms; design and deliver in terms of high reliability, resiliency and scalability
Solves unique problems that have a broad impact and delivery of business value
Build large-scale distributed computing programs to generate analytics and present results in user-friendly visualization
Leads disciplinary or multi-functional initiatives of notable risk; uses sophisticated analytical thought to identify innovative solutions
Operates as a hands-on technologist and delivers within a team as an individual developer
Business and Analytical Skills:
Demonstrates outstanding awareness of the complexities of the domain including Portfolio Management, Quantitative Research, Risk, etc.
Employs a pragmatic approach in order to balance tactical and strategic concerns when solving problems
Makes decisions that are in line with the firm's broader business and technology strategy
Strong academic record and a degree with high mathematical and computing content e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics from a leading university.
5+ years of progressive software engineering experience
Willingness and excitement to learn unfamiliar quantitative subjects or tools/technologies, as required on the job.
Strong analytical skills; experience working with and analyzing large data sets
Proficiency in coding, validated interest in translating algorithms and models into production quality code
Experienced knowledge in multiple modern programming languages including Python, R, Java or C/C++
Proficient on Linux platforms with knowledge of various scripting languages
Solid understanding of one or more SQL/no-SQL database technologies and their application.
Strong understanding of testing approaches with a focus on performance and accuracy
Experience operating under Agile environment to deliver software increments in an adaptive and iterative manner
Experience of front office software development within Asset Management, Hedge fund, Investment Bank or FinTech
A good understanding of tradable financial instruments (securities, derivatives) and capital markets; fixed income domain knowledge is a plus
A sophisticated level of relevant mathematical knowledge e.g. statistics, time-series analysis, asset pricing theory, optimization algorithms.
Experience with algorithms and data structures
Experience building containerized applications and deploying to public or private clouds, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, or similar providers.
Experience of web-based development and visualization technology for portraying large and complex data sets and relationships
Advanced quantitative degree e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Physics, etc.
US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.
The interview process will include an initial telephone or Zoom screening.
Please let me know your interest for this position, availability to interview and start for this position along with a copy of your recent resume or please feel free to call me at any time with any questions.
Director of Technical Recruiting
Denville, New Jersey 07834
Direct Line: 1-973-732-5454 x21
Excellent Salary + Outstanding Benefits