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Application Developer

Location: United States (New York) Type: Permanent

Application Developer

New York Based

 

This role is with a multi-award winning start-up Fintech, who is currently undergoing large-scale rapid growth within their quantitative and technology teams. Since this fund is still in the early stages of its development, in joining now, you will have an opportunity to be a key employee and help build out the businesses infrastructure. This also means there is a great opportunity for growth in terms of both your career progression and equity ownership within the company. Similarly, you will also have the chance to work with, and learn from, some of the leading developers within the industry - in a highly collaborative environment, as well as to provide your input on a number of well-established and newly incepted Greenfield projects.

 

Core Responsibilities:

 

  • Developing applications collaboratively, and liaising with clients
  • Working with, leading, showing direction and mentoring a small team of junior developers
  • Working with clients, gathering specifications and design/implementing applications based on user input
  • Providing ideas, and feedback to team members, to aid in further developing the platform
  • Working primarily with bonds, securities, FX
  • Providing data analysis using various Python ecosystems (e.g. Pandas, numpy, scipy)

 

 

Required skills and experience:

 

  • An advanced degree in a quantitative subject such as Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics
  • Strong programming skills in Python (Do not need to be an expert)
  • Familiarity with using Python ecosystems for data analysis (e.g. Pandas, numpy, scipy)
  • Strong communication skills: the ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English
  • 7-10 years of experience in developing applications in a finance or finance related industry (e.g. Insurance)
  • Skills in Leadership and Independence
  • Understanding of efficient programming, code patterns and optimization techniques, debugging, code profiling
  • Understanding of cloud technologies (AWS), Dockers

 

Desirable skills and experience:

 

  • Familiarity with Unix, Shell commands, JavaScript and C++
  • Prior experience in a Front-office / Client-facing role
  • Prior experience in an application developer role within a tier 1 Bank, Hedge fund, Fintech or Technology firm
  • Knowledge of finance industries, bonds, securities, FX - understanding of financial instruments strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with distributed programming, and Database knowledge – sqlalchemy, sql
  • Experience with bonds, securities, FX

 

 

If you are interested in this specific role, this particular client, or would like to have a brief introductory conversation to discuss what roles you are currently looking for, please email your CV to: louis.magnani@ansonmccade.com or call: 020 7780 6700

Reference: AMC/AMO/AMP254. To apply for this vacancy: email Louis Magnani

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