Quant Developer

Boston, MA | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 06/04/2018 Job ID: 226490 Industry: IT

Softworld’ s elite asset management client is hiring a Quant Developer.




Qualifications
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience as a systems analyst in the financial services industry
  • Strong Python or Java programming experience.
  • Practical understanding of financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, swaps, options, futures, forwards, asset backed securities, mortgages, etc.
  • Very good knowledge of Fixed Income analytics
  • Familiarity with OIS pricing models and related concepts
  • Practical understanding of Derivatives (including valuation and risk management approaches)
  • Experience dealing with analytics vendors (Yield Book, Point, Bloomberg,… etc)
  • Experience with vendor valuation libraries and applications (Numerix, Calypso, FinCad)
  • Experience with advanced investment data concepts such as holdings, transactions, security master, analytics, and performance.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong client relationship skills and proven ability to build consensus. Experience working directly with business partners to understand their needs and deliver solutions that meet those needs.
  • Experience writing requirements, functional specifications, use cases, and test plans
  • Change agent, creative, innovative and focused on continuous improvements
  • Self-motivated and willing to work in an energetic, fast paced team environment
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate a high degree of ownership of outcomes
  • Hands-on knowledge of SQL and relational database technology
  • Experience supporting critical production applications
  • Solid understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Bachelor’ s degree is required
  • CFA Institute Claritas Certificate, CFA Charter or progress towards one considered an asset

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