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Senior Quantitative Developer
Ref No.: 16-00363
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Candidates must have the following skills/experience if they are to be considered:
Very strong multi-threaded programming experienc in C++, very strong Python programming and strong R experience.
If you lack these please do not apply.

 

Established and successful hedge fund in NYC seeks a senior quantitative developer to join their group and work within an existing systematic trading team that currently researches and builds systematic trading models applied to global equities with various holdng periods - from minutes to weeks. The candidate's principal responsibilities include building and maintaining a simulation environment and a real-time engine to both backtest and trade global equities using existing optimization and execution tools. The candidate will direct and manage junior developers in the team as part of his/her responsibilities.

Requirements:
- Several years of experience building simulation and real-time engines for backtesting and trading global equities
- Computer Science MSc or PhD from a top university
- Strong programming background in data structures, concurrent / multithreaded systems, Python and C++
- Strong experience using R

 - Strong understanding of algorithms and ability to write efficient and well organized code

- Strong problem solving and communication skills
- Great sense of urgency and high attention to details

Compensation:
- Base salary + benefits + bonus based on candidate's contribution + bonus based on overall team performance
Location:
- New York, NY

This position is for full-time, direct-hire only   
This is not an entry level position.
Candidates must be able to work in the USA with valid work authorization for any employer