Front Office Software Developer (Python)

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Analytic Recruiting Inc.
  • 15 Apr 19

A Boston based Hedge Fund is looking for a software developer with 2 yrs. of finance experience and python programming skills to work with the firm’s portfolio managers and quantitative research teams to build out and scale up the firm’s real time trade workflow systems, risk and pricing models.


  • Develop tools and Python scripts that help integrate Front Arena into the firm’s portfolio management systems
  • Work with PM's and quants to make their programs run better 
  • Play an important role in the software development lifecycle, (Agile, JIRA, git)
  • Integration of internal market data and risk systems (Bloomberg API)
  • Parse and process FIX messages to support electronic trading
  • Integrate portfolio management system with accounting and order management systems
  • Implementation of hedging and pricing models
  • Manage company-wide software,  including Front Arena updates



  • BS/MS Quantitative/Computer Science
  • 2+-yrs. of experience working as a Software Developer at a financial firm, or financial solutions vendor
  • Nice to have: experience building systems from scratch in a startup environment
  • Must have strong creative programming skills: identify programming problems and go solve them
  • Must have finance knowledge to understand what the quants are doing so that you can make the software run better. 
  • Strong Python Scripting skills
  • Strong Database Understanding
  • Must have experience with SLDC-Agile development, (JIRA, git)
  • Financial Technology Systems experience
  • Must have strong SQL skills
  • Must want to work in fast paced quick thinking challenging work environment


“Employer will not sponsor applicants for work visas”


Keywords: Python Start-up, Python, Front Arena, SecDB, Athena, SLDC, Agile, JIRA


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