Senior Quant Developer Senior Quant Developer …

Acadian Asset Management
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Oct 20
Acadian Asset Management
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Oct 20
We are looking for a Senior Quant Developer to work with our Long/Short team. This is an exceptional opportunity to help build out alpha, risk and portfolio analysis systems at Acadian as part of a small entrepreneurial team. The successful candidate will be integral to developing the platform and infrastructure for quantitative models used in Acadian’s hedge fund products. As a member of the investment team, this person will closely collaborate with PMs, quantitative researchers and integration analysts.

What You’ll Do:
• Build systems to gather, cleanse and integrate data from various sources for research, modelling and implementation needs
• Enhance and maintain existing platform, analytics and reporting cycle
• Assist with new strategy development, including data ingestion, back testing and implementation
• Apply advanced algorithms from the field of quantitative finance, computational science, etc. to assist in the research of economic and financial variables
• Partner with quantitative portfolio managers to build tools and software libraries to advance analytics platforms
We’re Looking for Teammates With:
• Minimum 5 – 10 years of experience as a quantitative developer preferably for an investment firm
• Bachelor’s degree with an outstanding academic record in a technical field such as mathematics, science or engineering; Master’s degree or CFA preferred
• Hands on development experience with at least two of the following Python (Numpy, Scipy, Pandas), Spark, Matlab, SQL, Java, Scala, C++/C# or R.
• Proficiency in financial data series, building and optimizing database structures and operating data delivery platforms
• Superior software and database design and programming skill to move quickly from concept to solution
• World-class analytic skills and the ability to clearly articulate the approach, process and results in verbal, graphical and written form
• Creativity, enthusiasm, collegiality and the ability to excel in a self-starting environment
• Drive and humility to deliver on high value projects and roll up your sleeves attitude
Why work here:
Acadian is a quantitative investment firm where ideas are empowered by technology. Our team is made up of a diverse mix of professionals who thrive in a culture that fosters ingenuity through collaboration and transparency.
• Casual office environment. Casual dress code everyday. The kitchens are stocked with free snacks and drinks.
• Better Benefits. Get quality medical, dental and vision insurance; Paid leave bank of 20 days; Profit Sharing; Tuition & Health Club Reimbursement.
• Opportunities to Develop Personally & Professionally. We promote local volunteerism and organize hands-on opportunities throughout the year. Work side-by-side with some of the industry’s most admired professionals.
To apply for this position or view Acadian’s open roles, please visit the Careers section of our website at: We will contact only selected candidates. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at
It is the policy of Acadian Asset Management LLC to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, disability, or sexual orientation.

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