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Senior Front End Quant Developer #101040

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Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:00:56 -0400

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Industry: IT

Job Type: Direct

Skill Set: Mid-Senior level (4-10 yrs)

Pay/Rate: 1.00/YEAR


Senior Front End Quant Developer

A highly experienced technical job-seeker is needed for a direct-hire Senior Front End Quant Developer position in Philadelphia, PA. As the Senior Front End Quant Developer, you will be responsible for deliver high-quality applications for the Equity Front Office group.

Responsibilities of the Sr. Front End Quant Developer include:

  • Working directly with end-users, business analysts, and others in IT to understand the detailed requirements of tactical and strategic business problems and implement solutions.
  • Working with production support group to investigate and resolve production issues with applications and batches.
  • Training other IT team members on Equity business concepts.
  • Participating in researching and recommending “Buy versus Build” technology solutions (internal development versus vendor solutions and services), including cost and feature analysis.
  • Providing advice on matters of software development and support.
  • Working independently as well as thrive in a team-oriented environment.
  • Quickly adapting to changing priorities and new technologies.
  • Multi-tasking varying business initiatives in a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Perks of Working with Our Client Company (for full-time employees):

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefit Package
  • 401K Plan
  • Vacation and Paid Time Off
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • And More!


Requirements of the Sr. Front End Quant Developer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field (advanced degrees a plus)

  • Minimum 10 years' application development experience

  • Minimum 5 years' experience supporting front office operations, preferably in an Asset Management/Hedge Fund firm

  • Knowledge of Investment Management concepts

  • Extensive experience with / knowledge of Python 2.6 and/or 2.7 including using it to develop applications and server platforms

  • Experience working with object-oriented platforms

  • SQL Programming using Postgres, SQL Server and Oracle – Stored procedures, Materialized Views, etc.

  • Experience building RESTful API interfaces

  • Experience with AngularJS/Javascript UI programming

  • Extensive experience in working with large amounts of data including time series data in the process of using for Business Intelligence and Analytics.

  • Understanding of investment management industry and the effective use of technology to support Portfolio Managers, Traders, Operations, etc.

  • In-depth knowledge of Equity securities and related analytics.

  • Understanding of methodologies such as OO design, SDLC, Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, etc.

  • Proficient in Messaging Protocols (SOAP, MQ Series, FIX, etc.); Operating Systems & Other (Windows, LINUX, UNIX, SharePoint, AgilePoint, etc.).

  • Familiarity with scheduling software such as Autosys.

  • Experience with and understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), WCF, etc.

  • Proficient in Web front end tools and languages (such as JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, DevExpress).

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience in data profiling and analyzing.

  • Ability to take requirements and design solutions that work in an already existing platform.

  • Additional certifications in investment management/finance (i.e. CFA designation) a plus!

  • Experience with Git and Jira a plus

CSS Tec is a business unit of Contemporary Staffing Solutions and a company that exudes unwavering results with urgency, honesty, and integrity. CSS Tec has been a leading provider of contract, contract-hire & direct hire solutions while also offering Project Management and implementations of Salesforce solutions. CSS Tec prides itself on internal retention, with the average recruiter’s tenure exceeding 5 years and some recruiters exceeding 15. CSS Tec is established in the Philadelphia Metro area & has a strong brand, incredible reach, & access to both active & passive candidates through well-established networks in the Greater Philadelphia area & nationally. Originally a staffing agency, we have evolved into a national provider of workforce management solutions with a niche recruitment focus in Information Technology &Salesforce. We respect our clients and candidates equally while keeping the client’s best interest in mind. We operate with pro-active pipelines, with the highest business ethics, a winning spirit in our approach, a team-oriented work flow, and with real cross training. The CSS Tec team coaches you with current business intelligence so that we can manage your expectations. It’s what makes CSS great and, most importantly, FUN to work with!

CSS works with our clients and candidates to communicate the opportunity being extended along with the experience required and approved by the client. In turn, the compensation is based on experience and the decision to extend an offer at a specific amount is determined by the hiring company, not CSS. We value the opportunity to represent you and are legally obligated does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.#LI-KO1

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