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Full Stack Developer (Quant Developer) - Columbus - 278346, Columbus, Ohio

Created 01/13/2021
Reference 224225
Category Banking
Job type Contractor
Country United States
State Ohio
City Columbus
Zip 43085
Salary Competitive
Job Description

Our client is seeking a well-rounded hands-on Quant Developer that is experienced in building Portfolio Construction system using Optimizer to support full Investment Management investment cycle supporting various Asset classes such as Equities, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset solutions. The candidate will be part of the front-office technology team working with Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts. Should have good business knowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and develop functional specification. Should be a full stack developer with front-end and back-end experience.

Successful candidate:
  • Will be part of the high-caliber development team that works closely with the Front Office users on end-to-end solutions
  • Must be curious, hardworking and detail-oriented, motivated by complex analytical problems
  • Has to demonstrate interest in financial markets, and have ability to communicate directly with the business users. Should have good financial background preferred, CFA, FRM, MBA in Finance and/or Financial Engineering degree and/or risk management knowledge is a major plus
  • Should be able to work individually or as part of a global team to achieve project goals
  • Will interact closely with the Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts.
  • Will be responsible for full lifecycle: Coding, Compiling, Unit testing, integration, packaging and deployment of application software and support of the application.
  • Ensure overall quality of deliverables is consistent with defined standards and Agile development practice

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Around 10 years of experience in a financial service environment with a focus in Equity front-office applications.
  • Full stack developer - Both Server-side and UI (HRML5/React)
  • Strong JAVA programming experience is required
  • Good understanding in data persistence (SQL or noSQL) data paradigms
  • Solid financial engineering background is desirable
  • Experience in building Portfolio Construction platform using optimizers such as - Barra/ITG/Gurobi/CPLEX optimizers
  • Prior experience developing middleware (MQ, data caching) and core java is required
  • Experience in front-office capital markets/investment management applications desired
  • Understanding of Equities markets is strongly desired
  • Experience working with market Data Feeds
  • Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment
Employer ACS Group

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