Senior Front Office Developer 9/2/2016

Financial Services Company Philadelphia, PA

Company
Financial Services Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29515653
AJE Ref #
576077978
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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* STRONG PYTHON!

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR A SR.PYTHON DEVELOPER, A KEY MEMBER OF THE FRONT OFFICE TECHNOLOGY TEAM AND WILL WORK IN OUR QUANTITATIVE EQUITY INVESTMENT SPACE. THIS ROLE WILL BE INVOLVED IN DEVELOPING A QUANT RESEARCH FRAMEWORK. IT INVOLVES WORKING CLOSELY WITH INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO MANAGERS AND ANALYSTS, UNDERSTANDING REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDE RELEVANT SOLUTIONS WHICH ARE RELIABLE AND SCALABLE.

THE KEY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ROLE ARE -

* PYTHON

* DATABASE PROGRAMMING

* DESIGN PATTERNS

* TDD

* FINANCE EXPERIENCE: PRIOR EXPERIENCE WITH FINANCE WITH DATA-INTENSIVE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. EXAMPLES ARE MARKET DATA, RISK PROVIDE RELEVANT SOLUTIONS WHICH ARE RELIABLE AND SCALABLE.

* PROVIDE ADVICE ON MATTERS OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT.

* WORK INDEPENDENTLY AS WELL AS THRIVE IN A TEAM ORIENTED ENVIRONMENT.

* MULTI-TASK VARYING BUSINESS INITIATIVES IN A FAST PACED CHANGING ENVIRONMENT.

REQUIREMENTS

* PYTHON

* DATABASE PROGRAMMING

* DESIGN PATTERNS

* TDD

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

* BACHELOR DEGREE REQUIRED. DEGREE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, ENGINEERING OR MATHEMATICS STRONGLY DESIRED. ADVANCED DEGREES A PLUS.

* APPROX 10+ YEARS OF APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE.

* FINANCE EXPERIENCE (PRIOR EXPERIENCE WITH DATA(FINANCIAL) INTENSIVE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.) MARKET DATA RISK & MARGIN FIXED INCOME PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT RESEARCH OTHER FINANCIAL DOMAINS WHERE DATA IS CRITICAL.

* ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS IN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT/FINANCE (I.E. CFA DESIGNATION) A PLUS.