Quantitative Software Developer

Quantitative Software Developer


QS Investors seeks a Quantitative Software Developer. The position requires a strong Computer Science background (MS in Computer Science is preferred). The ideal candidate will also have 2+ years working on software development projects within the financial industry. Projects involve software development in the area of quantitative finance, and we are looking for a developer/architect capable of working on all phases of design, development, testing, and support of custom built applications. The position also requires solid understanding of mathematics and statistics, as well as very good communication skills.


Key Responsibilities Include
  • Development and support of custom trading systems
  • Work closely with portfolio managers to ensure systems are optimally designed to support all trading activities
  • Production support of existing systems – ability and desire to help with support of data feeds, databases, and scheduled production jobs is a critical requirement for everyone on the technology team
  • Work closely with research group to support their technology needs. Involves helping with various data oriented tasks, as well as supporting research efforts in development of new models and moving the approved models into a production environment
  • Ability to design/architect software by using Object Oriented principles
  • Excellent knowledge of Python and/or Matlab is critical
  • Experience with C#, C++, and Java is a plus
  • Solid working knowledge of SQL (Oracle environment)
  • Solid understanding of mathematics and statistics is essential for successful interaction with the research team
  • Basic working knowledge of finance is helpful
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, FactSet, DataStream, and Charles River API’s is a plus
  • MS in Computer Science is preferred
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