Software Developer - Risk Development

  • base & bonus
  • Stamford, CT, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IJC Associates, Inc
  • 22 Sep 16

Risk Management Developer needed for global hedge fund

Software Developer - Risk


Risk Development is seeking software developers to build out the next generation technology platform to model and manage risk. You will be responsible for the full application lifecycle: analysis, design, development, and testing of proprietary systems and tools to support the risk business. You will help to establish best practices, constantly looking for areas of improvement. Collaborating side-by-side with the risk business, you will become intimately familiar with our investment strategies and approaches for managing risk.


As a risk software developer you will

·         Work in multiple development languages and technologies

·         Develop an in-depth understanding of the risk domain and modeling techniques

·         Build or extend risk calculations, adapting from research to official processes

·         Design and build HTML5 applications to facilitate risk business processes

·         Design and build APIs for research and integration with other functions


What You’ll Bring

·         BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline

·         Outstanding coding, debugging, and analytical skills

·         An interest in quantitative finance and risk (no finance / risk experience required)

·         Experience applying software engineering practices, e.g. unit testing / acceptance testing

·         Experience with Java / Spring stack

·         Experience with HTML5 / Bootstrap / KendoUI stack a plus

·         Experience with Python a plus


Who You Are

·         Mature, thoughtful, and a natural fit for a collaborative, team-oriented culture

·         Hard-working and eager to learn in a fast-paced, innovative environment

·         Committed to intellectual integrity, transparency, and openness

·         Motivated by the transformational effects of technology-at-scale