Quantitative DeveloperCA - Bay area $300,000 DOE
Work with an existing team of highly technical quant strategists and developers to extend the functionality and performance of a complex and sophisticated trading system that manages significant amounts of this trading firm’s capital. This is a unique opportunity for a Quantitative Software Developer to become a key contributor and work side by side with both quantitative and development teams. He / she must be productive on Unix platforms, able to work with large data sets, familiar with Python scripting to evaluate models/performance quickly, and have good knowledge of C++ to deliver quality software. This position entails working with researchers and portfolio managers to develop and support mathematical models and processes used in managing risk, doing model performance attribution and profitability analyses, and implementing ideas in firm’s current trading and research systems. The ideal candidate must have strong CS background, excellent statistical skills, and experience in C++ software development and design.
- At least 3 years of C++ programming background.
- Advanced degree in Math/ Computer Science or closely related field.
- Expertise in Python scripting
- Experience building market data feed handlers is a plus