Quantitative Developer

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IJC Associates, Inc
  • 13 Dec 18

Our Quantitative Trading and Research team creates trading strategies scientifically by combining its quantitative expertise with sophisticated understanding of derivatives and financial markets. The team is looking to add Quantitative Developers who will make a direct and measurable impact on our trading decisions and performance.

Our Quantitative Trading and Research team creates trading strategies scientifically by combining its quantitative expertise with sophisticated understanding of derivatives and financial markets. The team is looking to add Quantitative Developers who will make a direct and measurable impact on our trading decisions and performance.

The successful candidate will have a strong programming background, familiarity with mathematical techniques and the fluency to leverage both skills to produce trading solutions and high-performance production code. In this role you will:

  • Design and develop production code of trading strategies: pricing models, execution logic and performance optimization along with researchers, traders and system engineers
  • Analyze and incorporate market signals in our trading systems
  • Advance existing codebase and propose new solutions and improvements

Qualities that make great candidates:

  • 2+ years of professional work experience developing software applications in Python or C++
  • BS/MS/PhD degree in a technical field – Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or similar
  • Experience in object-oriented programming
  • Linear algebra and introductory statistics knowledge
  • Exposure to and/or the desire and ability to learn the intricacies of financial markets and trading
  • Experience with generic and/or parallel programming
  • Deeper understanding of any of the following fields: Linear Algebra, Numerical Methods, Statistics, Optimization, Signal Processing, Computer Architecture, Machine Learning