Senior Quant Developer

  • 200,000 + Open Bonus
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BSM Group
  • 23 Nov 17 2017-11-23

My client is a premier global leader in the hedge fund space. The firm positions systematic, computer-driven trading approaches across multiple liquid asset classes, including equities, futures and foreign exchange. The core of their effort is rigorous research into a wide range of market anomalies, fueled by their unparalleled access to a wide range of publicly available data sources. You must be a green card holder or citizen to be considered for this position. No H1B visas are permitted for this opening.

Job Responsibilities

  • Building a robust, scalable research infrastructure, including alpha estimation and risk modeling components
  • Developing a seamless platform to handle all aspects of quant trading – model building, optimization, and trade execution
  • Building high-performance/low-latency modular systems for live trading and simulation
  • Developing robust data checking and storage procedures
  • Developing a graphic interface to monitor market/trade/position/risk
  • Maintaining the system, ensuring its stability, robustness and security
  • Troubleshooting and resolving any systems related issues and handle the release of code fixes and enhancements

Desirable Candidates

  • Undergraduate or higher degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other quantitative discipline.
  • Strong programming experience in C++ (3+ years) is required.
  • Matlab is not essential but is desired.
  • Finance experience is not required. 
  • Strong SQL experience.
  • High skilled technologist with reasonable quantitative skills.
  • Experience in developing backtesting, simulation, and trading systems is a plus.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Willing to take ownership of his/her work, working both independently and within a small team.