Quantitative Developer - hedge fund

New York, USA
very competitive compensation package
12 Aug 2022
10 Sep 2022
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Quantitative Development team works directly with quantitative researchers and portfolio managers designing, implementing, deploying and using software for research and trading purposes.

As part of quant team, quantitative developers use modern development principles and work with technical peers to ensure that the tools that are developed and designed can be implemented efficiently and elegantly, so that the end product can be adopted broadly across the firm. Job Responsibilities:

• Work with quantitative researchers to design and build efficient and scalable workflows for research and trading

• Collaborate closely with other quants and colleagues in technology to ensure consistency across the Firm in order to maximize the re-use of core software components

• Assist in building and maintaining automated solutions for core trading and research infrastructure

• Assume ownership of projects throughout their full production deployment life cycle

• Improve documentation and procedures for end user, quant and development teams

• Lead discussions about projects and generate ideas for potential areas of development and/or research

• Contribute to firm's overall data strategy


• BS/MS degree in computational science, preferably Comp Sci, Math, Stats, EE

• Familiarity with mathematical and statistical tools, such as regression analysis, time-series analysis or constrained optimization is a plus

• Ability to process and manipulate large volumes of data

• Ability to work in a collaborative manner with other members of the Firm

• Proficieny in Python and SQL in order to write software, process data, perform calculations and generate reports

• Strong written/verbal communication, problem-solving and organizational skills

• Highly motivated and intellectually curious individual with a keen eye for automation

• Well-organized, proactive, resourceful, able to handle a fast paced environment

• Experience in the financial industry is a plus but not an absolute requirement

• Excellent technical communication skills

In addition to an interesting and challenging role and projects the firm offers highly competitive compensation, salary/bonus, great benefits

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