Software Engineer – Fixed Income Quantitative

Location: New York, NY

Salary: $100,000 to $180,000

Our client is a global investment management firm that has been known to achieve high quality returns by utilizing diversified portfolios and systematic quantitative strategies across financial markets. They have been known to invest in people that are driven, meticulous to ensure successful returns. Our client designs and builds their own proprietary cutting edge-systems from high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis programs.

 

We are looking for intelligent engineers who specialize in developing proprietary applications from the ground up. This professional must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and solving never-before-solved problems within the financial space. Our fixed income products and applications are inherently complex and this person must analyze and react to different types of data from a myriad of sources in real-time. You will work with cross-team initiatives and have daily interaction with quant researchers, traders and technologists.

 

The candidate we move forward with will have a strong work ethic, great interpersonal skills, and a drive to push through complex solutions. They must be able to balance short-term practicality and long-term projects in engineering and design. This person will be versatile in using whichever tools and languages that best suits the underlying problem.


• Degree from a leading university in either Engineering, Computer Science, or related subject; Masters or higher a plus
• At least 3 years of professional experience creating distributed systems using C++, Java, Scala or Python and other equivalent languages
• Strong statistical and analytical thinking
• Familiar with Kafka, Spark, Flink and other big data technology