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Software Developer: Alternative Data

Job Info:

Category: Development
Company Description: Pushing the boundaries in quantitative trading
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 8867

Job Description:

Our client, a tech-driven quantitative asset management firm, utilizes a proprietary research platform and risk management process to develop and deploy systematic financial strategies across a variety of asset classes in global markets. To date, our client has 600 employees managing over $5 billion in assets. In addition, their “AlphaFactory” is considered the heart of their firm. With 4 million alphas to date, they have plans to grow to 100 million. You could be an integral part to this growth. 

Job Responsibilities (include, but not limited to the following): 


  • Design and implement software to facilitate data integration with trading and simulating systems 
  • Adopt new technologies to improve existing frameworks of data flow and monitoring 
  • Work with Trading/Research departments in designing and implementing new data sets on premises and in the cloud. 
  • Implement and maintain software that interface with external vendors to bring in new data sets 
  • Implement the rules and procedures that ensure integrity in data sets 
  • Provide second level support to production support team regarding market data issues 
  • Collect and analyze statistics on market data applications and devise approaches to improve the relevant processes 
  • Design and implement systems that track and manage data availability, access and usage 


Job Qualifications: 


  • Be interested in applying technology to real situations, comfortable working in a fast paced environment, detail oriented and capable of performing tasks under pressure 
  • Possess effective problem-solving skills whether independently or as member of a team 
  • Have good communication skills: must be fluent in English, spoken and written
  • Possess strong trouble shooting abilities 
  • Possess a background in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or Physics. Proof of good academic record (such as GPA or other relevant test scores) 
  • Have experience working under Linux environment, familiar with Vim or Emacs for editing files under the command line 
  • Have experience with C++ or other object oriented languages 
  • Have experience with scripting languages, such as Perl, Python, and shell scripting 
  • Interface with database (such as MySQL) 



All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

Contact Recruiter
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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