Software Engineer / Quant Knowledge / Python / Financial Services Front Office Knowledge

at Eliassen Group
Published February 8, 2024
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description

Hybrid Role, applicants must be able to be onsite one week per month in Merrimack NH, Boston MA, Smithfield RI, Jersey City NJ, Durham NC, Westlake TX, or Salt Lake City UT,

Our industry-leading financial services client is seeking a Software Engineer with Quant/Python/Financial Services Front Office Knowledge.

The software engineer will have strong understanding of programming fundamentals, deep asset management development background, and desire to lead/coach a team of developers. Prior experience developing front office investment management tools in quantitative, systematic, long/short, derivatives, and/or hedge fund domains is required for this role. You will play a team member role in architecting and developing a new Systematic Investment platform that will be used for alpha generation, portfolio construction and trading. You will collaborate with other technology team members in a dynamic and fast-paced environment to build scalable, reliable, and highly available technology solutions.

Due to client requirement, applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance..
The Expertise & Skills You Bring:

  • 10+ years' hands on experience in software development using Python/Java in Financial Markets (Front-office) with good experience working on alternatives and derivatives.
  • Work closely with Senior team members and quant to help integrate new models and research into an enterprise grade platform.
  • Work with a DevOps organization to create a framework for delivering and monitoring model in a production setting.
  • Provide operational support tools for monitoring model performance, versioning, and calibration.
  • Implement user-friendly interfaces for real-time monitoring: P&L, order tracking, and portfolio performance.
  • Highly skilled with Python (Design, Develop, Test, Debug, Deploy)
  • Experience working in Java is a plus.
  • Experience with UI development using Angular & RESTful APIs is a plus.
  • Understanding of investment management process, security analytics, investment workflow, or fund accounting.
  • Working experience with derivatives including futures, forwards, and/or swaps is a plus.
  • Jenkins, CI/CD, Autosys, Airflow
  • Good understanding of test automation frameworks (unit & integration)
  • A master's degree in computer science, Engineering, or Advanced Mathematics; or a bachelor's degree in a related field and a CFA or FRM

Must Have:

  • Quant knowledge + Engineer. This candidate MUST have quant experience with either SecDB, Quartz, or Athena.
  • Will support Quants on a daily basis. Not building quant models but will being building systems that help quant teams troubleshoot, backtrace, etc.
  • Python based platforms.
  • Strong backend development. Building batch jobs in Python.

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Job ID: 382046

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group is a leading strategic consulting company that provides business and IT services for our clients as they seek to transform and execute strategies that will drive exceptional outcomes. Leveraging over 30 years of success, we focus on professional services, talent solutions, and life sciences. Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks. We are committed to positively impacting the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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