Lead Java Developer (Fixed Income and Quantitative Modeling)

  • DOE
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • The Resource Collaborative
  • 18 Jan 17

Our client is one of the world's largest independent global investment management firms. They serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Theur innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies.They are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because they believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions.

The Position
The Investment and Portfolio Technology group is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to fulfill a key role on the Fixed Income Quantitative Modeling team. The I&PT group is responsible for providing Information Services capabilities to the Fixed Income Investment business. The group plays a critical role in the firm's success by providing technical solutions which improve the efficiency, speed and quality of the highly complex investment decision-making process.

Responsibilities

  • Lead delivery of high quality business solutions for a quant-based Investment Desk though modeling of rates, yields, risks & other factors to create optimized portfolios
  • Work closely with Emerging Market Business Analysts, Quantitative Analysts and Portfolio Managers
  • Interact with Systems Analysts and investment professionals at all levels of the organization as needed
  • Interface & coordinate w/the broad Information Services teams ensuring successful delivery
  • Lead the implementation of business solutions

Technical Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience developing Java thick client applications & Web Services
  • Knowledge of common design patterns and their application
  • Some database experience
  • Experience with, and demonstrated understanding of modern software development and DevOps methodologies

Non-technical Qualifications

  • Degree in Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or directly related field
  • Fixed Income background is a strong plus
  • Demonstrated experience in problem-solving skills and delivery of quality solutions with strong mathematical foundations
  • Willingness to work independently in an energetic, business-critical team orientedenvironment
  • Strong problem solving skills taking multiple inputs developing solutions and options
  • Sound decision-making skills
  • Aptitude to provide innovative solutions to problems
  • Attentive to detail and self-disciplined