Senior Quantitative Developer - Boston

Alexander Chapman
Boston, USA
Oct 11, 2020
Nov 11, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
My client are looking for a Quantitative Developer that will be a part of a dynamic and fast-paced development team, embedded within the GAA researchers and analysts. You will provide high impact solutions on various projects including alpha research, portfolio construction, and risk management.

The Team

Their Global Asset Allocation division (GAA) is a leading provider of asset allocation solutions for retail and institutional clients. GAA research groups provide investment research and analysis to portfolio managers and other investment professionals in support of our broad range of investment solutions.

The Expertise You Have

•Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, mathematics, or engineering. Progress towards CFA (or equivalent) a plus

•Knowledge of math and statistics

•Full stack software engineering experience with ability to use various technology and tools - C++, R, SQL, Matlab, Python, Java, JavaScript, HTML/CSS

•Good knowledge in DB table design, SQL programming, query optimization

•Knowledge of R & R-Studio Shiny is a big plus

•Working knowledge of Excel/VBA, experience with open source technology and cloud are pluses

The Skills You Bring

•You have a passion for finance, technology and analytics

•You are a strong full stack engineer and database expert

•You have the ability to engage with researchers and investment professionals

•You thrive in an environment where you have one-on-one engagement with investors, building rapid solutions to meet their urgency, setting expectations through clear communication and mature decision-making

•You have a core engineering mindset, with a focus on writing clean, testable and readable code

•You pride yourself on being a strong teammate in a collaborative environment

•You are a rapid-learner, with the ability to pick up new technologies and act as a value-added member of a research team working on new whitepapers or investment ideas

•You can mentor junior associates in the team, providing technical guidance and design feedback as needed

The Value You Deliver

My client is one of the world's largest providers of financial services, and offers investment management, retirement planning, brokerage, human resources and benefits outsourcing services to individuals and institutions. Asset Management Technology (AMT) provides worldwide technology and support to all the Investment Management, Research, Trading and Investment Operations functions.

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