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Quantitative Developer

Job Title: Quantitative Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Old Greenwich,United States
Industry:
Salary: $140,000-175,000 + Benefits + Bonus
REF: 30000568
Contact Name: Steven Dilamani
Contact Email: steven.dilamani@palmmason.com
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

job description

Quantitative Developer / Old Greenwich, CT or New York, NY

Our client is a private institutional investment management complex consisting of an international team of researchers, traders and technologists who constantly work toward ever greater quantification and automation in the development of trading processes. Continuously evolving for ever-greater efficiency enables them to trade today the way others will tomorrow.

They are seeking an exceptional Quantitative Developer to join their portfolio management operations team. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining applications and utilities that facilitate research and trading of strategies. Their team works closely with users to assist them in matters both technical and quantitative.

Candidates need not have prior knowledge of financial markets, but must have a strong interest in learning about stock markets and financial markets.

Job Responsibilities:
• Providing support to Portfolio Managers (PMs) to assist them in research and live trading of quantitative strategies
• Generating reports for management regarding the overall trading of the group, including performance and risk evaluations
• Developing common tools and libraries to facilitate both research and production trading
• Creating and maintaining technical documentation for the tools
• Researching and evaluating new technologies that can be used to improve the research and production trading environments
• Operating and troubleshooting software in a fast paced environment
• Quickly tackling ad-hoc queries from PMs and management

Job Qualifications:
• Have degree from a top-tier institution in a quantitative field
• Have superior programming skills, especially in Python
• Be intelligent with excellent critical thinking and problem solving abilities
• Demonstrate strong attention to detail
• Be a good team player with a strong willingness to help others