• Permanent, Full time
  • Anson McCade
  • 2018-06-22
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Competitive
  • Full time

Application Developer

This role is with a globally Top-10 ranked Hedge fund, who is currently at the technological forefront in their development of state of the art financial strategies and infrastructure. Since this fund is still in the early stages of its development, in joining now, you will have an opportunity to be a key employee and help build out the businesses infrastructure.

 

Application Developer

New York Based

 

This role is with a globally Top-10 ranked Hedge fund, who is currently at the technological forefront in their development of state of the art financial strategies and infrastructure. Since this fund is still in the early stages of its development, in joining now, you will have an opportunity to be a key employee and help build out the businesses infrastructure. This also means there is a great opportunity for growth in terms of both your career progression and equity ownership within the company. Similarly, you will also have the chance to work with, and learn from, some of the leading developers within the industry - in a highly collaborative environment, as well as to provide your input on a number of well-established and newly incepted Greenfield projects.

 

Core Responsibilities:

 

  • Working with clients, gathering specifications and designing/implementing applications based on user input
  • Improving and building out the internal platform , whilst liaising with clients
  • Providing data analysis using various Python ecosystems (e.g. Pandas, numpy, scipy)
  • Providing ideas, and feedback to team members, to aid in further developing the platform
  • Working with, leading, showing direction and mentoring a small team of junior developers
  • Working primarily with bonds, securities, FX

 

 

Required skills and experience:

 

  • Understanding of cloud technologies (AWS), Dockers
  • 1-5 years professional experience in application or software development
  • An advanced degree in a quantitative subject such as Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics
  • Strong programming skills in Python (Do not need to be an expert)
  • Familiarity with using Python ecosystems for data analysis (e.g. Pandas, numpy, scipy)
  • Strong communication skills: the ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English
  • Understanding of efficient programming, code patterns and optimization techniques, debugging, code profiling

 

Desirable skills and experience:

 

  • Familiarity with Unix, Shell commands, JavaScript and C++
  • Prior experience in a Front-office / Client-facing role
  • Prior experience in an application / software developer role within a tier 1 Bank, Hedge fund, Fintech or Technology firm
  • Knowledge of finance industries, bonds, securities, FX - understanding of financial instruments strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with distributed programming, and Database knowledge – sqlalchemy, sql
  • Experience with bonds, securities, FX
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