Job Description

Reference # : 18-00573Title : Quantitative Analyst Developer
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 04/04/2018
Description
Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Description:
Seeking a quantitative analyst/developer to build analytical tools for simulation and backtesting in Equities globally.

Responsibilities
- Work alongside seasoned traders, quants, and software engineers to gather system and data requirements
- Design, build, test and deploy simulation and backtesting research tools
- Develop research to production workflow to minimize time to market
- Analyze existing strategies to identify potential improvements
- Work on data normalization framework to consume reference and market data
- Create tools to automate research tasks and improve visualization of complex data sets

Qualifications
- Advanced degree in a hard science, Math, or Engineering
- Exceptional quantitative, mathematical and problem-solving skills
- Great communication skills and the ability to collaborate with others
- Ability to solve technical and/or quantitative problems under pressure
- Ability to express ideas mathematically and algorithmically
- Intellectually curious and self-motivated
- Track record of success in similar jobs and/or engagements
- Delivering on target and on time is a must
- AWS and/or Google Compute Cloud experience highly desirable
- Familiarity with market microstructure in the developed equities markets highly desirable
- Excellent programming skills (especially C++, python, UNIX tools). q/kdb highly desirable

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