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Junior Software Developer/Engineer

  • Ref: 288987
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Job Level: Entry Level
  • Pay: $80,000 - $100,000 plus Bonus

Opportunity Description

We are currently seeking a Junior Quantitative Software Developer who will be responsible for internal software development and implementing proprietary tools for Portfolio managers, Risk, Execution, Research, and other business functions.

Job Duties

  • Interact and work with Traders, Portfolio Managers and Trade Support staff
  • Understand their requirements and needs, then translate those requirements into efficient technical solutions
  • Perform on all phases of the software development life cycle including requirements/analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and maintenance
  • Maintain a high level of user support and availability to respond to and address user needs

Experience & Skills Required

  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience or internship experience required. 
  • Advanced programming knowledge of at least 3 programming languages, including Python
  • Strong understanding of statistical and machine-learning methods, preferably having experience with TensorFlow and Keras
  • Experience with React.js and HTML data visualization libraries
  • Experience with cloud-based deployments and infrastructures
  • Passion for technology
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships within the department and across the firm
  • Proactive in nature, with the ability to meet strict deadlines and manage time efficiently
  • Can produce high quality productions with attention to detail and manage time efficiently
  • Must be flexible in order to adopt to an often changing work environment