Electronic Trading-Java Team Lead

Description

This group is responsible for developing enterprise applications for Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research, and Global Capital Markets. In addition,this group also provides technology solutions for client-aligned groups  and enterprise-wide services to provide leverage to the Firm’s businesses.

We are seeking a Team Lead hands-on server-side Java developer with track-record of building advanced systems and experience in electronic trading to join the NY team of this Global Investment Bank.

Desired Skills and Experience

    Exceptional hands-on Java with a strong delivery track-record measured as code sent to production

E-trading, electronic risk management, or related background

Experience writing and working with latency critical, large-scale systems

Team-building experience, including working with remote/global teams

Performance tuning for Linux

Working knowledge of one or more scripting languages, Python preferred

Knowledge of other JVM based languages

FIX, exchange and market-data connectivity experience

About this Company

Leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm’s serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of this firm’s people is critical to their success.  They provide a superior foundation for building a professional career – a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of their culture.

Analytical Credit Algorithmic Developer-RR0714 (new!)

Analytical Credit Algorithmic Developer. For this Quant Research Team help build and design an electronic trading Credit Algo system. Use proprietary languages around Python. Keys to job are data visualization, strong OO design, manipulation of data, modelling, linear regression, machine learning, probability. Take price quotes and formulate models and the infrastructure around it.

Qualifications:

• Consider people with Corporates, CDS, pricing, PnL.

• Preference is Phd but open to MS graduates as well.  Credit is a big plus.

• Must have strong OO design, C++ preferable but will take any OO language.

• Should have Matlab or R or SAS or S+.

Quant Credit/Risk-Investment Bank-BA082514 (new!)

Description:

Quant Credit Risk-Investment Bank. The Quantitative Risk group of this Investment Bank is responsible for conducting model validation to help identify, measure, and mitigate the risk of models. The objective is to ensure that models are used appropriately in the business context and that model users are aware of the models’ strengths and limitations and how these can impact their decisions.

Responsibilities:

• The successful candidate will have experience working on the validation of scoring and forecast models used in connection with origination, pricing and loss forecasting for retail credit products.

• Carry out model validation, including model reviews and model risk measurement:

• Design and implement experiments to measure the potential impact of model limitations, parameter estimation error or deviations from model assumptions; compare model outputs with empirical evidence and/or outputs from model benchmarks. 

• Interface with Finance and Risk professionals to monitor usage and performance of the models and distribute the findings of model validation.

 

Qualifications:

• Experience with applied quantitative research or model development in a consumer credit or mortgage pre-payment modelling.

• PhD or MS degree in Applied Math, Economics (quantitative), Physics, Engineering or similar.

• Understanding of probability theory, econometrics, statistics, and numerical methods.

• Experience dealing with large data sets.

• Inquisitive nature, ability to ask right questions and escalate issues.

• Risk & Control mindset

• Experience with statistical software (e.g., SAS, R).

C# .Net-Hedge Fund Developer-RR082514 (new!)

 

Description:

C# .Net Hedge Fund Developer.  Bring your C# .Net experience and join this dynamic  NYC hedge fund which has generated strong profits year after year.  They seek a C# .Net and SQL Server Programmer/Analyst to participate in the design and development of a new in-house trading system including trades, positions, securities, reference data and more.  You should be energetic, intellectually curious and enjoy working in a rewarding, collaborative team environment.

Responsibilities:

• Contribute to the development of  systems that drive the business from front to back – including trade processing, position reporting, security master, daily pricing, P&L, compliance, financing, trade analysis, and risk management.

•  Interfacing with users, source ideas, design, implement, test and release to production and support.

• Interact with senior members of the business team and gain exposure to exotic derivatives across all financial markets including: equities, fixed income, commodities, and foreign exchange.

Qualifications:

• Strong in C# .Net and at least one, but preferably several related technologies (WPF, WCF, Silverlight, ASP.Net etc.)

• Experience with MVC/MVVM, ORM (Entity Framework, nHibernate), OLAP technologies

• Strong understanding of SQL, with some database schema design experience

• Understanding of data-model concepts (entities, attributes, relationships, etc)

• Thrive in a rapidly changing, fast paced business environment

• Self-starter and be able to take a project from beginning to end.  

Compensation:

• Competitive compensation based on experience.

• Exceptional Benefits Package

Systems Reliability Engineer

For one of the largest Global Media companies in the world your work as a Systems Reliability Engineer is one of the most important technical roles within the company ensuring best systems practices. You will  ensure the speed, availability, and scale of the systems as well as ensuring their ability to withstand unprecedented increases in load. You will be at the heart of solving any production problems. Your scope runs from the kernel to the application.  You will build automation tools to ensure the system is well instrumented and highly fault tolerant.

Responsibilities:
• Manage availability, latency, scalability and efficiency of applications development by instilling engineering reliability into development lifecycle with a focus on fault tolerant approaches
• Respond to and resolve unexpected and potential service problems and write software to prevent problem recurrence
• Drive capacity planning, performance analysis, instrumentation and other non-functional systems requirements
• Review and influence ongoing design, architecture, standards and methods for improving operating services
• Manage system releases, write production software acceptance tests, and coordinate all aspects of the release including coverage and communication plans

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
• Software Engineer or Development of customer-facing, high-availability, large-scale distributed applications.
• Experience developing in C or C++, Java technologies.
• PHP, Python, Ruby or other scripting languages
• Extensive experience with Linux/Unix

Desired Qualifications:
• Prior successful experience as a systems performance or site/systems reliability engineer
• Extensive experience working with fault tolerant approaches in a large-scale distributed environment and high-performance systems
• Demonstrated experience working in complex systems environments
• Deep understanding of Internet and networking protocols
• Expertise analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
• Knowledge of IP networking, network analysis and performance and application issues using standard tools such as tcpdump
 

 

 

 

 

C#/Excel VBA Mortgage Trading Developer

Check out this successful midtown NYC trading firm that is still growing and has been creating wealth since their inception in the 1990’s. They manage funds investing in performing and distressed leveraged loans, high yield bonds and other securities. With close to 200 employees located in five offices: New York City, London, Los Angeles, Sydney and Texas, the firm utilizes a fundamental value-oriented strategy focused on credit analysis, relative value and active risk management.

If you are lucky to be hired, you will create processes and applications around a data warehouse environment. You will work on valuation and trading applications and work closely with existing IT staff and business users to gather requirements, propose and implement technical solutions for business problems.

Requirements:

Computer Science or Engineering degree, Master’s Degree a Plus.  Experience programming in C#, Excel VBA and SQL server.  Experience designing and implementing risk/trading applications. Recent relevant experience, with primary focus on financial applications development in structured products (CLOs, MBSs, RMBS).  Experience in Fixed Income securities such as CLO, MBS, RMBS, CDOs.

Pluses: Intex experience,Wall Street Office, MS Access, SQL Server DBA skills, Bloomberg, C++, Matlab or other statistical package experience.

 

RR0402: Systems Reliability Engineer (new!)

As a Systems Reliability Engineer, your mission will be to ensure the speed, availability, and scale of the systems as well as ensuring their ability to withstand unprecedented increases in load. In this role you will be at the heart of solving production problems.  Your scope is from the kernel to the application. The position requires the flexibility to take a holistic approach to troubleshooting and the ability to delve deeply into technical details. The Systems Reliability Engineer will build automation tools for system health, production acceptance tests to validate production changes, and will ensure the system is well instrumented and highly fault tolerant.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage availability, latency, scalability and efficiency of applications development by instilling engineering reliability into our development lifecycle with a focus on fault tolerant approaches
  • Respond to and resolve unexpected and potential service problems and write software to prevent problem recurrence
  • Drive capacity planning, performance analysis, instrumentation and other non-functional systems requirements
  • Review and influence ongoing design, architecture, standards and methods for improving operating services
  • Manage system releases, write production software acceptance tests, and coordinate all aspects of the release including coverage and communication plans

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience as a software Engineer or Development of customer-facing, high-availability, large-scale distributed applications.
  • Experience in C or C++, Java technologies.
  • PHP, Python, Ruby or other scripting languages
  • Extensive experience with Linux/Unix

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior successful experience as a systems performance or site/systems reliability engineer
  • Extensive experience working with fault tolerant approaches in a large-scale distributed environment and high-performance systems
  • Demonstrated experience working in large, complex systems environments
  • Deep understanding of Internet and networking protocols
  • Expertise analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Knowledge of IP networking, network analysis and performance and application issues using standard tools such as tcpdump
  • Ability to handle periodic on-call duty as well as out-of-band requests

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA0325: Analytical Developer (new!)

Our client, a top trading group engaged in the management of client and proprietary assets, seeks a motivated software engineer to join its pricing and analytics team building and maintaining systems for intraday and end of day pricing of OTC instruments, risk analysis, and P&L calculation of a successful hedge fund business. You will utilize your expertise with all aspects of the software development lifecycle (architecture through release) and your strong coding skills to develop software that will take the pricing and risk platforms to the next level.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform full development lifecycle including requirements determination, design, implementation, testing, and deployment Research, validate and recommend key technology decisions for the core software systems
  • Define technical scope of products and their features
  • Bring software development best practices to the development team
  • Work with technical operations team to ensure smooth deployment of product releases and updates
  • Diagnose and resolve issues with existing pricing and risk systems

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience as a JAVA developer
  • Previous experience with SQL
  • Proven record of job stability and commitment within jobs and projects, and a strong academic background with an interest in learning pricing and risk methodology

DESIRED:

  • 5 years of development experience in financial services
  • Experience with Jboss, tomcat, RESTful services, OLAP, linux
  • Experience with portfolio analysis, pricing, P&L reporting
  • Knowledge of options, fixed income, and/or other derivatives
  • Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Computer Science

MR0312: Quantitative Analyst (new!)

Our client is a global management firm advising private investment funds that strives daily to quantify its strategies and automate its systems, creating and implementing the trading methodologies of the future, today.

This client is seeking candidates with outstanding academic credentials to join its team of Quantitative Portfolio Managers. Successful applicants will receive training commensurate with their experience and development.

Responsibilities: 

  • Enhance the intraday-trading infrastructure
  • Research and develop statistically-based high-frequency predictive signals associated with market inefficiencies

Skills/Requirements:

  • Recent graduate in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Physics or Engineering.
  • Excellent programming & technical skills, and be very proficient in C++.
  • Familiarity with Matlab is a plus
  • Superior critical thinking and analytical skills, combined with creativity, innate curiosity, and attention to detail
  • Relentless drive to succeed, supplemented by a strong work ethic

 

JA0210: Equity Strategy C++ Developer (new!)

A premier quantitative investment firm focused on developing and trading statistically-based medium frequency equity strategies is seeking a great C++ developer with low-latency experience.

From infrastructure and data collection to research and trade execution, this firm’s philosophy is to continuously improve its trading process while encouraging a collaborative research environment where every dataset, academic publication, and trading strategy idea may be explored, shared, tested, and traded.

Employees will have the opportunity to interact with the firm’s senior management on a regular basis. With an unstructured and flexible working environment, employees are comfortable doing different tasks, pushing their intellectual boundaries.

Candidates should be curious, ambitious, self-motivated, and results-oriented. They should also have the creativity and imagination to envision how best to apply cutting edge research to real world problems.

Candidates with no knowledge of finance are still encouraged to apply — a healthy curiosity to explore new problems and programming skills in C++ is all that is required.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • C++ development
  • Alpha Exploration, a plus
  • Interest in machine learning/natural language processing
  • Curiosity and Creativity

RR0113: Java/J2EE (new!)

A top portfolio management firm that provides financial organizations the capability to leverage a single source of consistent and reliable information to power a number of mission critical technology applications is looking to hire a Java/J2EE Oracle Developer.

DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for technical design, development, and documentation of a multi-platform Document Imaging System. Analyze, business requirements and deliver technical solutions that are high performing and cost effective. Hands-on coding/testing, and tech lead responsibilities in assigning, directing, and reviewing the work of other programmers. Ensure timely delivery of projects through coordinating, coding, testing, implementation and documentation. Act as expert technical resource to development staff in all phases of development and implementation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • JAVA, J2EE, Web Services, Application Performance Tuning.
  • Good Debugging Skills in JAVA and Oracle
  • Application Development experience utilizing JAVA, J2EE, Spring, Oracle
  • Experience in JSF, DOJO, JavaScript, JSP, and Spring MVC
  • Experienced in Unix/Linux and Shell scripting
  • Prior experience in Document Management / Workflow products is a plus
  • Technical, hands-on knowledge of various high-level programming languages and program development software alternatives

AT0221: Cora Java for Execution Management System (new!)

Our client is looking for an application developer to architect, design, and develop applications using core Java, multithreading, objected-oriented design, and development methodologies. This role will involve designing, implementing, and providing support to various aspects of an execution management system for domestic and international markets. The candidate will process financial transactions in real time and work with relational database management system concepts as applied in financial services. The candidate will also develop, test, and deploy client, front, and middle office systems in Java and Oracle using the best technologies to solve the problems at hand. This role will utilize Java development experience in JDBC, Swing GUI, multi-threading, and utilizing XML, messaging, and Unix shell scripting including cron jobs.

LM0225: Linux Administrator (new!)

Our client, a leading provider of trading solutions, is looking for a Linux Administrator to join its Data Center team. This client offers leading services designated to address trading needs across asset classes, product types, and time zones. As one of the world’s largest independent market makers, our client combines advanced technology with exceptional client service to deliver unique liquidity, lower transaction costs, and improve pricing. This client builds the connections that deliver maximum value for its clients, offering more efficient, resilient markets around the world.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience administering Linux servers. Familiar with Data Center operations.
  • Must be familiar with TCP/IP network designs and troubleshooting.
  • Understand hardware and software raid technologies.
  • Experience working in a co-location/hosting, Data Center, or large Lab environment.

BA0310: Market Data Developer (new!)

A world-class hedge fund is looking for a Market Data Developer to join its Fixed Income Applications development team, building and supporting the market data infrastructure.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Solid grasp of the fundamentals of Java, C#, and data structures
  • SQL database development
  • Strong communication skills
  • Results-oriented, can deliver quality code with quick turnaround
  • Self-starter and critical thinker, takes ownership of own projects and makes improvement suggestions for the entire infrastructure

 Preferred skills/experience:

  • User Interface development in C#, preferably with the DevExpress toolkit
  • Web development, preferably with Grails
  • Experience with market data vendor feeds (Bloomberg SAPI, Reuters, QuoteVision)
  • Tibco Rendezvous messaging, preferably using Google Protocol Buffers for serialization
  • StreamBase event processing platform

LM0224: Developer, Quant Support (new!)

Our client is a global banking and investment firm looking for a Developer to join its Tech Platform team. The Tech Platform team is responsible for delivering major technology upgrades and enhancements to the quants group and users of its technology. The team manages the evaluation, testing and deployment of cutting-edge platform technologies for the quant group – for instance Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Excel 2010, 64-bit migration, .NET framework upgrade. The Tech Platform team is at the boundary of many parts of the organization and needs to collaborate and partner with teams both within the quant group and other teams in CS – in IT or Front Office.

 Responsibilities/Tasks:

  • Update to existing tooling (mix of C++, scripts, webapps and F#/C#) to support both 32bits and 64bits analytics binaries
  • Contribute to .NET 4.5 certification and migration of analytics libraries – e.g., remediate codebase to be compatible with latest framework, extend tools to support additional runtime.
  • Remediate C++ addin framework to support Excel 2010 API (and remove implicit limitations around data types which prevents from using the extended cell address space)
  • Support of quant team – globally and New York in particular – e.g., C++/F# programming and libraries, tools and processes
  • Evaluation, testing and deployment of new platforms and tools – e.g., Windows 2012, Excel 64bits.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Preferred 3 years in technology role, finance or other industry, as programmer, DevOp, or related position.
  • Experience in finance industry a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to deliver creative solutions to difficult problems. Understanding the tradeoff between available alternatives and carrying on with the implementation, taking into account the constraints of the selected option.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously. Manage priorities and expectations.
  • Interest in learning new technologies, tools and processes.
  • Knowledge of functional and/or object-oriented programming paradigms
  • Software architecture and design abilities
  • Very strong in C++ and/or strong functional programming language (preferably F#)
  • Solid experience with C# and .NET Framework
  • Experience with ASP.NET and databases a plus
  • Experience with COM a plus

LM0226: Client Technology Architect, Executive Director (new!)

This client is a global financial services firm and a banking institution and offers various investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, risk management solutions, investment banking, and asset management services to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and not-for-profit entities. As a leading financial institution, this company requires the best programmers, developers, and project managers to help it continue pushing boundaries and growing its business as consumer needs and technologies evolve.

Responsibilities:

  • Define and execute the Client Technology architecture across the group, ensuring conformance to standards and reuse of technology components and platforms that have broad relevance.
  • Continuously monitor, recognize, and explain/socialize the opportunities afforded by emerging technologies
  • Drive technology innovation while maintaining an effective balance with the pragmatic, achievable, commercial mindset
  • Very strong presentation and communication skills with experience providing communication to C-level executives
  • Responsible for decomposing business strategies and vision into well defined architecture requirements
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationship with business and technology teams
  • Provide mentoring and leadership to the organization, client, and junior members of the organization.
  • Influence development teams to understand and embrace the target state strategies and specific implementation details

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience across business, applications, technology, and information architecture disciplines
  • Demonstrated abilities to create investable and executable technical roadmaps
  • Solid leadership experience in managing large cross-functional teams and the flexibility to influence people at a variety of levels internally and externally
  • Prior experience defining technology blueprint for a complex technology platform.
  • Minimum 5+ years experience as an Architect or related role
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics, or equivalent expertise in data management or web technologies
  • Strong understanding and experience with enterprise-class information security and compliance concerns.
  • Experience with RDBMS/SQL and NoSQL platforms, working with large-scale databases or Big Data frameworks and tools such as Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Cassandra, MongoDB and others.
  • Strong work ethic, a self-starter who is creative and proactive
  • Ability to execute flawlessly and handle multiple projects simultaneously and independently, while maintaining a high degree of communication and escalation at appropriate junctures
  • Team player comfortable working in a fast-paced consulting-style, unstructured environment
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical problem solving skills
  • Able to work with all levels of management in technology and business able to shape messaging to audience.
  • Open to influence and quickly react to feedback to ensure maximum impact

JA0227: UI/UX Lead (new!)

The Role will be leading strategy, direction, best practice and execution of Internal and external facing user interfaces. Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Working with management to evolve the current UI and client facing strategy and best practices.
  • Developing and evolving UI designs with an understanding the current and future technical and business capabilities.
  • Working with technical leads within the application areas to improve the technical implementation of styles and designs to ensure quickest delivery of change and quality implementations.
  • Take part in client meetings

ESSENTIAL:

  • College degree (Computer Science preferred).
  • Deep knowledge of UI design and User experience and delivery in global organizations
  • Extensive knowledge of UI technologies and platforms (Google Web Toolkit, Flex, HTML 5 etc)
  • Very strong visual and technical design skills covering high level design through to detailed implementation
  • Extensive experience of leading a UI design and development group within a large and complex organization.
  • Strong communication skills & ability to build strong relations with developers, internal and external stakeholders
  • Extensive experience of interacting with and managing external client meetings UI demonstrations and feedback sessions

ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with Agile development methodology, such as Scrum or XP
  • Exposure to information architectural approaches and data visualization design and delivery
  • Experience with Test Driven Development
  • Experience with the Financial Services industry, particularly in Securities Clearance or Collateral Management

LM0227: Full Stack Developer (new!)

This global financial services firm is looking for a Senior Java Developer with a background in full-stack agile development to join its team. The candidate will be focusing on critical markets-driven projects and will complement the technical abilities of the existing team while guiding the junior engineers, performing code review/audit, engaging in pair programming, and architecting technology projects/solutions.

Position: 

A full stack developer who has expertise in Tibbr, Java/J2EE and equally strong knowledge of the front-end, and who feels comfortable owning end-to-end technology projects.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong Tibbr, Java& J2EE,  – multithreading experience a must,  concurrency, database connectivity, etc
  • Big Data (Cassandra or Hadoop)
  • Solr
  • Oracle
  • UNIX OS
  • Strong core JavaScript
  • Continuous Integration experience
  • Full stack development
  • Advocate of test driven development
  • Unit, Integration, and Functional testing
  • Subversion or Git
  • Experience with dependency injection and design patterns

One or more of the following considered a PLUS:

  • Desire to work with Kafka/Hive, Machine Learning, Distributed Systems, Big Data.
  • Detailed knowledge of browsers and web technologies
  • Code profiling and optimization

BA0214: Market Data Analytics (new!)

A global financial services firm and banking institution is looking for a senior systems support engineer and application developer to join its team, driving the implementation of a strategic historical market data analytics platform.

As an application developer, you will leverage core infrastructure products and services to meet specific application development, delivery and support needs of the business as part of a global development team working on globally distributed systems.

You will work in closely with Equity Derivatives business partners to ensure development efforts are focused in the right way at the right time and that they satisfy business needs. You will also be involved with the full delivery lifecycle, from strategy through to design, development, testing, deployment and support.
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support a number of market data storage & analytics systems during local office hours as part of a global support team
  • Proactively drive the remediation of any production issues encountered from inception to completion
  • Own the local infrastructure including hardware, software & change management
  • Work as part of a global development team & contribute to the team’s ongoing build efforts.
  • Work directly with quantitative research users and other technology teams to articulate new technology requirements and solve business problems
  • Ensure technology solutions meet business and client requirements
  • Where appropriate, define the development plan and milestones, and ensure delivery is in line with initial plan and strategy
  • Document release procedures and support notes for deliverables so that support can be handed over to operate groups

REQUIREMENTS
We are looking for proactive and self-motivated technologists with a positive attitude and excellent team-working, communication, analytical and problem solving skills.

Essential skills

  • Extensive experience in supporting large scale distributed systems
  • Extensive experience with shell scripting
  • Experience in commercial Java server side development, deployment and maintenance
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases
  • Disciplined approach to code management, testing and deployment practices
  • Experience of the full software development lifecycle, breaking requirements down into technical deliverables and following through to delivery
  • Experience with high performance & high throughput systems

Desirable skills

  • Experience with Cassandra & other Big Data technologies
  • Experience with Python, Scala, Maven, Jenkins, RESTful web services
  • Knowledge of a range of design patterns
  • Experience of working in financial services
  • Understanding of equity derivative products

AT0219: Software Systems Engineer (new!)

Our client, a global management firm advising private investment funds, is seeking a Software Systems Engineer to design, develop, and maintain trading system components that allow the firm to trade a variety of asset classes worldwide.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in all facets of a project’s life cycle from design, implementation, testing and documentation
  • Provide product support both during and outside US business hours
  • Interface with other technical staff for both troubleshooting and project completion purposes
  • Interface with non-technical staff to answer product related questions

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Have a solid understanding of C++ and the STL in the x86_64 Unix/Linux environment
  • 0-5 years working on designing, developing, and maintaining various trading system components
  • A degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, or related field.
  • Possess solid knowledge of a scripting language such as Perl or Python
  • Have a working knowledge of SQL databases (MySQL) and associated table design
  • Possess solid troubleshooting abilities

*There is an available position with this company in Old Greenwich, CT

LM0114: Electronic Trading Developers (C++, Java)

This large financial firm in NYC is seeking electronic trading developers at all levels with experience in an electronic trading environment. Positions require strong skills in either C++ or Java. Preference will be given to C++ developers.

Required:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in the financial industry, specifically electronic trading

Desired:

  • Experience with FPGA

RR0110: SVP, Data Warehousing (Hadoop, NoSQL, Architecture)

This top-tier global financial firm is looking for a data warehousing junkie to join its team as an SVP. The role will involve predictive analytics building client-facing portals. This person must be a visionary with the ability to develop and execute a project of the highest quality.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Hadoop
  • NoSQL
  • Architecture
  • Project Management Experience

RR0110: Algo Trading Java Developer

The benchmark Algo group at this top-tier global financial firm supports the Equities and Futures group and is looking for high-performing Algo Trading Java Developers to join its team. This role is front office and works closely with the quantitative analysts. High-performance, high-capacity, enthusiastic people with strong multithreading experience desired.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Strong Multithreaded Core Java Experience
  • C++ skills
  • Proficiency with Unix/Linux
  • Experience developing client-server systems, a plus

JA0110: Business Analyst (Top Financial Firm)

Top NYC financial firm seeks a best-in-class Business Analyst. This person will be tasked with coordinating and prioritizing the development of high-fidelity, quality applications, and sophisticated client interaction solutions for corporate and investment banking clients, ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery. The technologist will ideally have experience in a financial services setting and have worked on applications targeting the ever-more-demanding needs of the sophisticated financial user.

Organizational skills

  • Work with team members to gather their project objectives and priorities and track those targets and follow-up to ensure progress

Project Management

  • The business analyst will be able to map out a roadmap which projects when specific functionality can be delivered based on the knowledge acquired

Project Leadership

  • Ability to lead cross-functional development/integration projects requiring interaction with end-users and external technology clients.

Stakeholder Management

  • Proactively interact with Operations and Business teams for requirements clarifications, extensions, and planning. Communicate with stakeholder regularly and on an escalation basis.

Position Summary:

  • Elicit business and user requirements via interviews, workshops, questionnaires, surveys, site visits, workflow storyboards, use cases, scenarios, user stories, process modeling, analysis of existing systems and documentation, and other methods; Lead key workshops to review the backlog
  • Detail requirements of the user experience and user-system/system-system interactions through discussion as well as narrative and pictorial artifacts, driving speculation about the stability and accuracy of requirements out of the development process.
  • Propose, facilitate and drive the development of solutions to the problems posed by requirements.
  • Perform analysis for complex, high stakes, and enterprise-wide projects.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Familiarity with analysis within one or more software development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Lean, Rational Unified Process, CMMi, Six Sigma)
  • Experience in guiding the work of peer team members
  • Ability to negotiate and build alignment amongst competing parties, ultimately driving teams to decision
  • Capable of addressing both technical and non-technical audiences at a variety of organizational levels
  • Superb attention to detail and a rigorous focus on delivering quality output
  • Experience in analysis for web applications in an n-tier architecture
  • Experience with data mark-up syntax (e.g. XML, HTML) and/or relational data modeling

Additional skills:

  • Experience with XML/XSD schema development preferred
  • Experience with usability/HCI assessment methodology for web-based applications preferred
  • Understanding of principles of usability for the web (e.g. W3Cs Content Accessibility Guidelines, Neilsen/Norman Group guidelines) preferred
  • Understanding of object-oriented, test-driven development preferred
  • Understanding of graphic design or web development in CSS/XHTML/JavaScript preferred
  • Experience with requirements management tools (e.g. JIRA/Greenhopper, Rally, VersionOne) preferred

JA0110: Java J2EE Performance Engineer Lead

Premier NYC financial firm is seeking a Java J2EE Performance Engineer Lead with a background in full-stack agile development and experience working in test driven continuous integration environments. The Senior Performance Lead will drive efforts around the pre-production performance testing of financial applications. This person will also design and review infrastructure needs to ensure scalability, reliability, and availability.

Responsibilities:

Technology team lead with expertise in Java/J2EE/Oracle technologies, with a strong focus on application performance. We are looking for a database/performance expert responsible for monitoring, bench marking, analyzing, and recommending solutions to performance problems with enterprise applications.  Responsibilities include: Identify processing capabilities of an application (e.g., throughput per second, concurrent users, etc.), find bottlenecks, and recommend performance improvements to help increase application performance.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in designing solutions for large data warehouses with a good understanding of cluster and parallel architecture as well as high-scale, high-performance, distributed RDBMS and/or NoSQL solutions
  • Demonstrable experience in relational database technologies including storage/data architecture, replication, data synchronization, high availability, and performance tuning
  • Java & J2EE  – multithreading, concurrency, database connectivity
  • Knowledge of tools such as HP Loadrunner/Performance Center and TeamQuest, Wily, or RUM
  • Experience in Profiling and Monitoring tools, Network monitoring/Server Administration
  • Experience with high-traffic, large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures
  • Knowledge of performance concepts such as response time, throughput, system resource utilization
  • Ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding
  • Project management skills
  • Performance tuning skills with 11g & 11g Oracle RAC environments.
  • Experience in problem analysis
  • Proficiency in setting up backup and recovery strategies
  • Solid grasp of advanced SQL query techniques in addition to experience with automating scripts
  • Query, index and Database IO performance tuning.
  • Understanding of Database design principals.
  • Experience running and supporting large databases under high transaction rates.
  • Be familiar with following technologies: Oracle Enterprise Manager, ASM, Data Pump, Data Guard, PL SQL, and UNIX shell scripting
  • Big Data (Cassandra or Hadoop)
  • Solr
  • Oracle
  • UNIX OS
  • Strong core javascript
  • Continuous Integration experience
  • Full-stack development
  • Advocate of test driven development
  • Unit, Integration and Functional testing.
  • Subversion or Git
  • Experience with dependency injection and design patterns
  • Team Lead experience

One or more of the following considered a PLUS:

  • Desire to work with Kafka/Hive, Machine Learning, Distributed Systems, Big Data.
  • Detailed knowledge of browsers and web technologies
  • Code profiling and optimization

 

 

LM1219: QA Technical Specialist/Engineer (Python)

This major, global investment bank is looking for an experienced QA technical specialist/engineer to establish a solid quality control testing process across all Equity Derivatives trading platforms. The specialist will be responsible for write-up of business use cases and test plans, release testing automation and QA sign-off.

As a QA technical specialist, the individual will play a critical role in strengthening release testing process on multiple complex trading platforms used by Equity Derivatives trading.  Systems in scope include order & execution management, pricing, and real-time risk management systems.

The individual will need to be flexible in his/her approach and able to react quickly to changing business needs. The role will involve working closely with the application development, support and business analyst teams.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete ownership of all testing on applications built with a varied set of technologies
  • Hands-on automation/scripting experience in building testing procedures
  • Release testing on functional & non-functional features to meet business requirements
  • Liaise with other technology teams on end-to-end testing

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Hands-on QA testing experience
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of QA testing
  • A strong team player who is able to work well across different groups
  • Strong knowledge of QA best practices
  • Self-motivated with a high level of enthusiasm
  • Strong written & oral communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or analytical subject, including engineering, mathematics or the sciences
  • Experience with Derivatives applications is a plus
  • Knowledge on backend server systems, middleware and database  is a plus
  • Experience with owning QA process for large-scaled real-time trading systems
  • Experience with QA automation tools such as QTP or similar
  • Scripting language skills such as Python or similar
  • Strong interpersonal, communication & documentation skills
  • Able to multi-task and balance immediate and long term tasks & requirements

JA1219: VP Equities Connectivity Developer (Core Java, Perl)

Responsibilities/Description: The equities client connectivity team of this major bank is looking for a VP Equities Connectivity Developer. The equities client connectivity team is a global development team that is responsible for the application layer providing connectivity to all clients electronically trading equities in all regions (excluding QPS). Equities Technology (EQIT) is crucial to the competitive advantage of the franchise. In addition to driving innovation in algorithmic trading, market access and networking, Equities technology sets the standard for market connectivity across the whole Markets business.

Duties will include:

  • Analysis of business and technology driven changes and the creation of proposals for issue resolution.
  • Analysis, design and development of features of the client connectivity application for the new cash architecture trading system.
  • Development or enhancement of tools, processes and procedures used by the team.
  • Second line support of the non-prod client connectivity application
  • Third line support of the client connectivity production system

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Core Java on LINUX
  • LINUX usage for development and operation
  • Perl
  • Bash scripting
  • FIX protocol
  • Understanding of electronic trading and financial markets
  • SVN, maven, and team city experience preferred
  • Unit testing and mocking, particularly Junit and Jmockit preferred
  • Agile development techniques preferred
  • Firm grasp of middleware, network design and protocols preferred
  • Ability to work within a large enterprise cooperatively to deliver to a specific business desire while enhancing the corporate environment as a whole

RR1216: Director of Software Development ETF

One of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions is looking for a director of software development. This person will run a small team of algo developers. This is a front office role, and the right candidate will be a very hands-on Java technologist.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • ETF
  • Basket Trading
  • Paris Trading
  • Futures
  • And/Or Basis Trading

RR1216: Associate Level Core Java

One of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions is looking to fill an associate level core Java role. Must have great core Java multithreaded experience, great communications skills, and be able to support a trading desk. This client is willing to teach the algo business to the right candidate.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Java, multithreaded

RR1216: Senior Level VP Java

One of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions is looking to fill a senior level core Java algo role. The right applicant must be a star developer with equity, basis, basket, pairs, rates, or ETF experience. This is a front office role, so great communicators are desired.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Equity
  • Basis
  • Basket
  • Pairs
  • Rates
  • ETF

LM1212: Database Architect, Risk Technology

The Risk Technology team at a major bank in NYC is looking for a strong hands-on Database Architect to help design and enhance its client reporting and trade processing warehouse. You will be required to logically and physically model, design and implement relational and dimensional databases. 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 5 – 10 years relevant work experience with OLTP and multiple terabyte Data warehouse.
  • Domain knowledge of Mark, Credit or Counterparty Risk
  • Understanding of multithreaded application and messaging systems design

LM1212: Director of Risk Management

A leading diversified financial services company is seeking a hands-on Development Manager to join its team.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience managing a small team (5-10) and have current Java development experience.
  • Experience supporting a risk management team at a large bank
  • Excellent communications skills and an ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

LM1212: Junior Developer (C# .Net)

This global financial firm prioritizes customer service, and builds all company strategies around its desire to achieve customer satisfaction. This firm is looking for a junior developer to join its team who possesses the following attributes:

  • Self-starter who is able to take initiative with minimum guidance
  • Positive attitude and enthusiastic
  • Highly detail oriented and conscientious
  • Takes ownership of issues and manages them appropriately
  • Takes personal pride in their contributions
  • Strong interest in financial products
  • Genuine interest in teamwork. Proven record of making improvements for the team as a whole, assisting and working with others and aligning development work with team objectives.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 7+ years of C# experience with Winforms
  • Expert knowledge of SQL using SQL server
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Solid understanding of the fundamentals of GUI development with .NET
  • Quickly and efficiently implement functionality and conduct testing utilizing .Net-related technologies
  • Application development involving an understanding of the user domain, rather than just implementing technical solutions.
  • Proven experience of complete project lifestyle
  • Experience of working and developing software in a real-time environment
  • Strong grasp of techniques and strategies for performance tuning, optimization and debugging code.
  • Fixed Income knowledge

Supplementary Experience:

  • Expert knowledge of development using Silverlight
  • Front office experience
  • Improving development practices for team as a whole
  • Microsoft Reporting Services SSIS/SSAS/SSRS
  • Sybase, Oracle

LM1212: Senior Developer, Global Financial Institution (C# .Net)

This global financial firm is looking for a senior developer to join its team. With customers all around the world, this bank ensures consistency across the board, from the way it handles risk management to the treatment of its employees. The highest standards are upheld.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 7+ years of C# experience with Winforms/WPF
  • Expert knowledge of SQL using SQL server
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Solid understanding of the fundamentals of GUI development with .NET
  • Quickly and efficiently implement functionality and conduct testing utilizing .Net-related technologies
  • Application development involving an understanding of the user domain, rather than just implementing technical solutions.
  • Proven experience with complete project lifestyle
  • Experience of working and developing software in a real-time environment
  • Strong grasp of techniques and strategies for performance tuning, optimization and debugging code.
  • Fixed Income knowledge

Supplementary Experience:

  • Expert knowledge of development using Silverlight
  • Front office experience
  • Improving development practices for team as a whole
  • Microsoft Reporting Services SSIS/SSAS/SSRS
  • Sybase, Oracle

 

AT1213: Java Developer

A leader in financial services is now looking for a best-in-class Java Developer (all levels of experience) who will be tasked with developing high-fidelity, quality applications and sophisticated client interactions solutions for corporate and investment banking clients. The developer does not have to have experience in a financial services setting, but must possess a willingness and passion to learn the business.

The right candidate will assist with the planning and analysis of multiple enterprise technology solutions that satisfy business requirements for large, complex systems. This person will also develop, test, and modify application codes and make standard modifications to existing software applications and modules in accordance with high level specs.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Java, J2EE, Weblogic
  • Spring frameworks/Quartz
  • High quality, fidelity client experience/styling
  • Agile-based development
  • Continuous building and automation
  • Interpersonal skills, high motivation and excellent communication

 

AT1211: Data Scientist (Python, Ruby, C++)

The Data Scientist will be tasked with delivering solutions that leverage the capabilities of big data, machine learning, text analytics, statistics, and related data mining techniques across a variety of portfolio projects. S/he will work alongside the R&D team in a development environment to automate processes and prove analytical concepts that will solve critical business problems.

Core Responsibilities:
o    Query data and create datasets to merge information from diverse data sources in different formats (includes data testing, data dictionary creation, cleanup, validation, and formatting across sources)
o    Interpret data to develop analysis that lead to actionable business insights
o    Summarize and synthesize data and present recommendations to the businesses in a clear and logical manner
o    Develop algorithms and benchmark models to test hypotheses
o    Identify unexplored data opportunities for the business to unlock and maximize the potential of digital data within the organization
o    Coordinate data resource requirements between R&D team and engineering team
o    Help create a long-term data and infrastructure strategy to bring in industry best practices

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Degree in a quantitative field (e.g., Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Finance, Statistics, Operations Research)
  • Experience with applied statistics and data mining models, structures and theories (e.g. natural language processing, entity resolution, machine learning, etc)
  • Strong familiarity with analytical project life cycles (i.e. understanding, data preparation, modeling, evaluation & visualization)
  • Proficient use of analytical software and programming across project lifecycle
  • Data extraction techniques (e.g. SQL)
  • Visualization tools (e.g. Spotfire, Tableau)
  • Statistics software (e.g. R, SPlus, MatLab)
  • Computer languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, C++)
  • Experience processing large amounts of data, either using a framework (e.g. Hadoop) or custom solutions
  • Business knowledge of Treasury Services and/or Investment Banking a plus

Other skills:

  • Ability to think beyond raw data and to understand the underlying business context and sense business opportunities hidden in data
  • Self-starter who can provide thought leadership and drive results in a dynamic and evolving environment
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and influence business partners
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

 

AT1113: Quantitative Analyst (C++ & Python)

A private institutional investment management complex is looking for candidates with outstanding academic credentials to join its team of Quantitative analysts. Quants contribute to the development and evaluation of systematic strategies that harness statistically-based predictive signals associated with various market inefficiencies.

  • As a member of a small team, design, develop, and implement an innovative quantitative methodology for firm-wide portfolio optimization.
  • Develop methods and tools to evaluate and optimize the firm’s trading strategies and trading signals.
  • Design and run experiments to test hypotheses about the market and/or the firm’s trading signals
  • Perform analyses on the firm’s historical trading to improve profitability
  • Take new ideas, methods, or models and implement them efficiently in code
  • Deal with other quantitative tasks faced by the company

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Physics, or Computational Mathematics is necessary -Interest in applying mathematical models in the field of quantitative finance
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of programming (C++, Python) is desired but not required
  • Knowledge of finance is not required

AT1112: Portfolio Manager

A private institutional investment management complex is looking for a Portfolio Manager with intimate knowledge of systematic strategies. This company consists of an international team of researchers, traders and technologists who constantly work toward even greater quantification and automation in the development of its trading processes.

  • Develop systematic strategies that exploit statistically-based predictive signals associated with various market inefficiencies.
  • Manage own quantitative investment portfolio (portfolio will have a separately identifiable track record)

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Have a live track record of at least one year, with a PnL of at least +10 million USD
  • Have experience with fully systematic, quantitative strategies with simulated annualized Sharpe of at least 2.0
  • Have strategies trading global equities (cash), futures and currencies (spot and forwards)

 

AT1111: Risk Management Quantitative Analyst (C++ & Python)

A private institutional investment management complex is looking for a Quantitative Analyst to assist the CEO and CIO in the development of risk management and trader management tools. This company consists of an international team of researchers, traders and technologists who constantly work toward even greater quantification and automation in the development of its trading processes.

  • Develop scripts for ad hoc trading and market analyses
  • Review and enhance capital allocation models
  • Analyze trader and strategy performance in multiple asset classes and systematic strategy styles
  • Monitor systematic strategies in live trading environment
  • Develop and maintain release protocol for systematic trading software
  • Develop and maintain risk reports
  • Create tools to evaluate trader-specific and firm-wide risk

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in a quantitative analyst or similar position in a financial services firm
  • Programming skills, preference for C++ and Python
  • Candidates should be comfortable with working on Linux and Windows
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Possess a Ph.D. or M.S. degree from a top-tier institution in Mathematics, Operations Research, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related field
  • Have superior critical thinking and analytical skills, combined with creativity, innate curiosity, and attention to detail
  • Possess a relentless drive to succeed, supplemented by a strong work ethic

AT1107: Trading Operations Quantitative Analyst (C++ & Python)

A private institutional investment management complex is looking for a Quantitative Analyst to assist the CEO and CIO in developing quantitative tools to increase the efficiency of managing the investment process. This company consists of an international team of researchers, traders and technologists who constantly work toward even greater quantification and automation in the development of its trading processes.

  • Develop scripts for ad hoc trading and market analyses
  • Run quantitative capital allocation models
  • Analyze trader and strategy performance in multiple asset classes
  • Monitor systematic strategies in live trading environment

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Must have at least two years of experience in a quant role on Wall St
  • Possess superb programming skills, preference for C++ and Python
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Possess a Ph.D. or M.S. degree from a top tier institution in Mathematics, Operations Research, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Physics
  • Have superior critical thinking and analytical skills, combined with creativity, innate curiosity, and attention to detail
  • Possess a relentless drive to succeed, supplemented by a strong work ethic

AT1106: Senior Associate – Promotion Opportunity Available (C++, Python, & Perl)

A leading private institutional investment management is looking for individuals with outstanding academic backgrounds to join its Portfolio Management Group as a Senior Associate. The successful candidates will work under the guidance of Portfolio Managers and the CIO. After gaining enough experience, Senior Associates may be promoted to Portfolio Manager and begin to manage their own investment portfolio. This is a unique entry-level opportunity for high caliber individuals looking for a career in systematic trading.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Ph.D. or M.S. degree from a top tier institution in a highly analytical field, such as Mathematics, Operations Research, Optimization, Electrical Engineering, Financial Engineering, Computer Science and Physics
  • Interest/background in finance, demonstrated by coursework in economics or finance
  • Solid programming skill (C++/Python/Perl) is a strong plus
  • Ability to work independently and innovate
  • Understanding of optimization theory and algorithms (including dynamic programming, large-scale linear and non-linear programming, interior point methods, genetic algorithms, simulated annealing and robust optimization) is a plus

 

AT1022: Full-Stack Engineer (Java, Python, & MongoDB)

This company, started with one intention: to build something that matters. This exciting firm combines technological innovation with healthcare in a passionate and fast-paced environment, creating real solutions that make an impact on the lives of people.

As a Full-Stack Engineer you will:

  • Build data and analytics tools for customers to explore complex data sets
  • Contribute to the full stack of SaaS/web applications
  • Write simple, elegant, testable JavaScript and design tasteful interfaces
  • Continuously improve front-end infrastructure
  • Refactor and improve the maintainability of the codebase

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Javascript, HTML and CSS
  • Python, MongoDB and/or SQL databases
  • Passionate about agile, test-driven development, continuous integration, and automated testing
  • BS or MS in computer science or related field

AT1022: Systems Engineer – Healthcare (UI & Python)

This company, started with one intention: to build something that matters. This exciting firm combines technological innovation with healthcare in a passionate and fast-paced environment, creating real solutions that make an impact on the lives of people.

 

As a Systems Engineer you will:

  • Ensure the technology’s smooth operation
  • Integrate the platform with modern systems monitoring, alerting, and analytics services/tools (e.g. NewRelic, Cactii, Graphite, Log Stash, Nagios, Splunk, etc…)
  • Automate  configuration management and deployment with tools like Chef, Docker, and CFEngine
  • Tune file system, database, and cloud storage performance and reliability
  • Improve the continuous integration and automated unit/UI/integration testing infrastructure
  • Advance security initiatives like access, identity management and vulnerability testing

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Unix / Linux systems
  • Networking and core internet protocols
  • Fluent with Python and Bash
  • Passionate about scalability, reliability, and security
  • BS or MS in computer science or related field

AT1022: Data Engineer – Create Real Solutions for Real People

This company, started with one intention: to build something that matters. This exciting firm combines technological innovation with healthcare in a passionate and fast-paced environment, creating real solutions that make an impact on the lives of people.

As a data engineer you will design and build their data infrastructure, and use it to develop extensible, robust data pipelines to scale.  Build tools and infrastructure for easy, accessible and flexible data analysis. Iteratively develop, operationalize and monitor machine-assisted and statistical solutions to problems.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience building and deploying large-scale data processing pipelines
  • Writing clean, well-structured, production-quality code in both functional and object-oriented paradigms
  • Foundation in Statistics and you hold (or will hold) a BS or MS in computer science or related field
  • Work well in a cross-functional environment and engage others to gather business, technical, and operational context and requirements
  • You’re someone who seeks simple approaches to complex problems

Bonus points if you…

  • Have contributed to an open source data infrastructure or machine-learning project
  • Have developed distributed data processing systems against large, heterogeneous data sets
  • Have experience with the Hadoop ecosystem or MapReduce
  • Understand experimental design, and can build for collection, measurement, and interpretation of results

MP1101: Trading Automation Support – Scripting (C++, Perl, & Python)

A high-frequency proprietary trading firm is looking for a Trading Automation Support software developer who is excited to design in-house trading systems.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

Candidate will have at least three years of professional programming experience and expertise in scripting languages, such as Perl, Python, shell scripting, awk, sed, and MySql. Additional requirements include:

  • Working knowledge of Linux
  • Experience working with C and/or C++
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to take ownership of projects
  • Strong reasoning abilities
  • Financial experience is not required.

RR1104: Quality Assurance Manager – Real Time Trading (Java & Perl)

A global provider of electronic trading solutions is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to join its group of top performers. The group offers exposure to a broad spectrum of technology in a dynamic, geographically distributed, real time trading environment.

In this role, you will work with an industry leading Multi Asset Class Trading System. You will support day-to-day efforts to analyze, document and test various features & products as well as analyze, investigate and report issues/bugs uncovered during the test cycle. In addition, you will help the QA team automate functionalities from the regression suite using QFS.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Financial industry experience in one of the areas; Equities, FI, FX, Options, Futures, OMS.
  • Experience with automation tools is required.
  • Troubleshooting, debugging, and analysis skills.
  • An understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Familiarity with development tools such as SVN.
  • Knowledge of software build and release management processes such as maintaining QA environment.
  • Perl and/or Java programming experience.
  • Databases (SQL, MySQL).
  • UNIX environments and be comfortable using standard UNIX utilities.
  • Experience with JIRA software

RR1001: Production Operations Specialist (Java & Perl)

A global provider of electronic trading solutions is looking for a Production Operations Specialist to join its Production Services Group. This group is dedicated to maintaining the reliability and stability of all client facing trading environments.

Develop a deep understanding of the entire global trading system and working closely with specialized development and infrastructure teams.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Support real time trading systems (or equivalent mission critical systems)
  • Previous technical team leadership
  • Supporting multi-tiered JAVA applications in UNIX/Linux distributed server environments.
  • TCP/IP and experience performing basic network troubleshooting.
  • Ability to perform incident management, prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • An excellent team player able to both handover and assume responsibility for tasks that require follow up activity across time zones.
  • Scripting skills (i.e. PERL, Ruby, etc.) – Ruby preferred.
  • Operational knowledge of Messaging middleware (JMS), distribute caching software (Gemfire), and databases (MySQL and Sybase).

RR1125: JavaScript Developers w/Multithreaded Experience

A major investment firm is looking for JavaScript developers with strong multithreaded experience. This role will entail working with a team of developers on Transaction Cost Analysis, communicating with stakeholders in regard to requirements, designing APIs to communicate between front-end, middleware, and researching and evaluating new JavaScript/Web-based technologies.

 

RR1125: Java Developers – COO Team

One of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions is hiring all levels of Java developers to support its COO team. The environment is very fast paced, and offers direct access to multiple aspects of the business.

RR1106: Rapid Application Developer

One of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions is looking for a RAD developer to join its team. You will work closely with business users to gather requirements, create technical designs, and to develop the technical solutions that suit the business needs. You will also perform maintenance and enhancements to existing RAD tools and global applications, document new and existing processes and solutions, adhere to coding standards, procedures, techniques, and contribute to technical code documentation.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • VBA, Excel, and Access
  • One object-oriented language (C#, Java, or similar)
  • SQL (Sybase, Oracle, SQL Server) and data modeling
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Analytical skills and ability to perform data analysis
  • Good understanding of full software life cycle development process
  • Knowledge of financial products such as Interest Rates, Credit, Equities, FX
  • Prioritize and manage users’ expectations

BA1118: C#.Net Developer – Collaborative Culture

One of the largest institutional alternative asset managers in the world, is seeking a C#.Net Developer with expertise in object-oriented programming. They have a team-oriented and collaborative culture, celebrating the best ideas and opportunities, giving everyone the chance to shape the company’s continued success.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • C# and.Net
  • .NET UI development Windows Forms and WPF
  • Web Services and WCF
  • MS SQL; T-SQL required
  • Software development using Microsoft technologies
  • Advent Geneva and RSL
  • Knowledge of financial instruments & markets, a plus

 

BA1001: C++ Sybase Developer – Credit Derivatives

Premier global bank seeks a senior hands-on C++ Sybase Developer tech lead with expertise in Java, web, and database management systems. This person will provide technical leadership to junior application developers on the Credit IT team. You will develop systems responsible for monitoring, measuring and communicating Credit Risk generated by business lines. This system provides efficient calculations, workflow, and reporting.  The candidate will be responsible for designing and tuning system components in order to achieve maximum performance for real-time interactive processing.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

Skilled in object-oriented design and development and multi-tier, multi-threaded architecture experience. Many of the system’s components interface with multiple databases, dealing with transactional and data warehouse schemas, so the candidate needs to have experience in designing and implementing in a data-centric context. Experience working in the finance risk management area and have enthusiasm for extending his/her experience to include credit risk management, though previous experience in credit risk is not required. Prior experience in web application development is a plus.

BA1104: Python Developer – Tactical & Strategic Projects

Expanding analytic software solutions firm is looking for a Python Developer to join its unique team. Formed by a group of people across the finance and tech industries who shared a passion for technology and the vision to empower investors with unprecedented insight into complex derivative instruments, today, this client’s suite of trading and investment platforms is used by the  largest and most sophisticated investors.

You’ll be responsible for small and large projects, some tactical, others strategic, that directly impact the business. You will contribute value across the entire stack: cloud computing, distributed computing, data management, advanced financial analytics, sophisticated data visualization and web applications. You will receive training on the company’s stack, work with talented team members and provide input on the product roadmap.

Desired Skills & Experience:

You love software. Whether you just graduated, or have a few years of experience, whether you are a developer by training or just happen to use programming in another field, you have always been curious of how software works, and you have been satisfying this curiosity, accumulating over time exceptional technical breadth and depth. You want to be part of a team of like-minded learners and doers to build something big and interesting that is changing the way that Wall Street looks at complex financial instruments. You have some experience with legacy, modern programming languages, operating systems, distributed systems, open source frameworks, and how concepts and implementations compare and contrast.

RR1101: JavaScript Developer (Global Finance)

A stable global financial firm is looking for a JavaScript Developer to join its NYC team, developing transaction cost analysis systems. The candidate will develop JavaScript & data heavy applications; communicate with stakeholders with regard to requirements; design APIs to communicate between front-end and middleware and research and evaluate new JavaScript/web-based technologies (grids, widgets, frameworks, node.js). There will be opportunities to learn other technologies used in middleware/back-end: Java, etc.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

– JavaScript

– API’s

– jQuery

 

MR1101: Quantitative Developer (C++ & Python)

Boutique investment firm in NYC – Greater New York City Area

A world-renowned private institutional investment manager is looking for Quantitative Developers. You will assist Quantitative Portfolio Managers in developing fully automated trading strategies. Successful applicants will receive training commensurate with their experience and development. Ideal candidates will exhibit sharp analytical skills and an extremely driven work ethic. You will work with the brightest financial minds.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or M.S. degree from a top tier institution in Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Physics
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, combined with creativity, innate curiosity, and attention to detail
  • Superior programming skills (acquired academically or through hands-on experience); preference for C++ and Python

RESEARCH ASSOCIATES WANTED, TOO.

You aren’t a fit for the Quantitative Developer job but want to learn from the best and the brightest in the company?

Our client seeks candidates with outstanding academic credentials to join a team of Quantitative Portfolio Managers. Research Associates will be responsible for assisting Quantitative Portfolio Managers to co-develop systematic strategies harnessing statistically based predictive signals looking for market inefficiencies. If you have programming skills and at least one year of prior experience in an internship or coursework, send an email and resume to ada@landover.com with Research Associate in the subject title.

Credit Risk – C# ASP.Net Developer-MR080714 (new!)

This exciting, global financial software company in the credit risk space seeks a junior computer science grad who is a creative, raw talent  ASP.Net developer with strength in building web apps using MVC. Candidates will work on greenfield redesign and reimplementation of apps and work closely with clients, so presentation skills are important. Our client will consider candidates without related financial experience, training will be provided. The candidate will be involved in the design of a 3-tier architecture, building services, API’s and components.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • WPF, ASP.Net/MVC that is used to build out web apps.
  • C++, relational databases
  • Should understand best practices and be good at, and enjoy, problem solving.
  • Great attitude

MR0613: Senior Hadoop Administrator

We are currently seeking a Senior Hadoop Administrator to join our client’s site-reliability engineering team in NYC. The Integral SRE team manages the systems and networks for a globally distributed application platform to provide brand protection and ROI services to customers. The SRE team works closely with a team of software engineers and data scientists to ensure that the platform continues to be scalable and reliable.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working with Hadoop and associated components (HDFS, Pig, HBase, etc)
  • Experience supporting, installing, and configuring Linux based systems
  • Experience developing ETL processes
  • Ability to tune Linux kernel parameters to optimize performance
  • Able to write shell scripts and write code in Java and Python
  • Understanding of network infrastructure and how Hadoop interacts with it
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex problems and remain calm under pressure
  • A thirst for knowledge and continuous improvement
  • Experience working with Amazon AWS (EC2, ELB, S3, Glacier)
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