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C++ Software Engineer - Executive Quant Strategies

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Job Title: C++ Software Engineer - Executive Quant Strategies

Location: New York, NY 10019

Duration: Perm (FTE) role

 

Job Description:                             

  • We are looking for a 3 - 6 year C++ developer who can help our Quant team execute strategies. This role is not exactly a quant developer role nor is it a embedded systems role.
  • We want a smart, passionate C++ developer with a degree in a mathematical field.
  • The ideal candidate will be excited by math and hold a degree in Mathematics or Engineering. You will be very analytical and enjoy working with numbers and problem solving
  • This role is working with our Quant group but experience with quants is not required.
  • This role is pure C++ Development.

 

We are seeking a strategic, detail-oriented software engineer to join our Quantitative Research team as a Quantitative Developer. You'll be assisting our Head of Quantitative Research in creating and maintaining models for research projects using C++. We're small, nimble, casual (no suits – shoes optional), and passionate about our mission and the projects we create. As a member of our Quantitative Research team, you will have true ownership over your projects from beginning to end, with an emphasis on accountability over micromanagement.

 

What You'll Do:

  • Work directly with the Head of Quantitative Research to create new and enhance existing models in C++
  • Assist our developers with implementation of new models in production code
  • Provide coding support for new research ideas

 

Skills You'll Need:

  • At least 3 years of experience programming in C++
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Applied Math, or similar
  • Experience with data handling and ability to analyze data within a SQL environment
  • Some experience coding C++ for both Linux and Windows is preferred
  • Knowledge of C++11 and C++17 is preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work independently

 

What Will Make You Stand Out:

  • Experience with Java, Python, and Linux shell scripting
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with Redis or a similar datastore & messaging system such as MongoDB
  • Helpful to know: Git, Docker, cmake, Jira, Confluence, Google Protocol Buffers
  • Familiarity with Boost and Eigen C++ libraries
  • Experience with quantitative modeling
  • Familiarity with options or equities

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