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Systematic Equity - App Developer

San Francisco, USA
Closing date
Jun 17, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Lazard is one of the world's leading financial advisory and asset management firms. Our people make the difference. With just over 3,000 employees, our tight-knit community allows for professionals eager to learn and willing to teach to connect and grow together. We believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and allyship are not just business imperatives - they are central pillars of our employee experience. Our entrepreneurial culture and flat structure allow creative ideas and original concepts to drive our business forward - and for careers to take flight.

Many of the world's leading investors - from individuals to institutions across the globe - have entrusted Lazard Asset Management. We pride ourselves in uncovering the best investment opportunities for our clients. The purpose of our asset management business is to help our clients invest for the future - whether it's for retirement, to grow and preserve inter-generational wealth, or to benefit the organizations that make our world smarter, healthier and more sustainable.

We are looking for an experienced software programmer who is interested in joining an innovative and fast-growing hedge fund group, run as a boutique within Lazard Asset Management. Our group benefits from an entrepreneurial spirit and small team dynamics yet are part of a well-resourced well-recognized institution. We develop and manage systems and algorithms that aid us in running systematically driven investment strategies. Our systems process large amounts of traditional and alternative data sets daily to find attractively priced securities. This job provides an excellent opportunity to get into the world of hedge funds and build exciting and innovative technology around it. You will be trusted to work independently, encouraged to contribute new ideas and tools to improve our existing infrastructure, and work with all kinds of data that is vital to our process.

A background in finance is preferred but not necessary. This role is in San Francisco and requires a physical presence in our office.


We'll trust you to:
  • Develop new and improve existing internal tools and infrastructure for our backend systems"
  • Research and integrate new external technologies and libraries that can improve our systems
  • Integrate new datasets into our databases
  • Improve our internal web based front end
  • Help support our cloud presence in GCP
  • Spearhead communications with the larger IT department "
  • You'll need to have:
  • Bachelors degree in computer science
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience"
  • Strong programming skills in Java and Python
  • SQL and non relational databases
  • Agile development
  • Continuous delivery
  • Front end capabilities"
  • GCP / AWS
  • Linux familiarity
  • Does this sound like you?

    Apply! We'll get in touch and let you know the next steps.

    Diversity and Inclusion at Lazard

    Lazard is an intellectual capital business focused on delivering the best advice and solutions to clients. Achieving these objectives requires us to identify, develop and retain the best talent. A workforce comprised of people with varied backgrounds and experiences creates a rich diversity of thought that empowers us to challenge conventional wisdom, as diverse perspectives lead to better decisions.


    Our appreciation of diversity's strength is ingrained in our multi-cultural heritage. As a global firm that has grown organically from local roots in different countries, we have a deep tradition of respect for individual differences, which has been core to our success for several decades.


    The ongoing cultivation of diversity and an inclusive, equitable culture are essential to our continued growth. We are committed to sustaining an environment in which all employees - regardless of socioeconomic status, race, color, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation, physical abilities, veteran or military status - can bring their whole selves to work to maximize their individual potential and our collective success.



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