Quantitative Financial Developer

Job type:
remote
Start date:
07.2020
Duration:
12 months
Location:
remote
Published at:
06/20/2020
Country:
flag_no Singapore
Contact person:
Andrew Linn
Project ID:
1938869


Quantitative Financial Developer

Job Type: Part-time, Remote
Job Hours: Singapore Business Hours
Pay: 2 USD to 7 USD per hour

Skills Required: Python, MATLAB, SQL, Financial Markets, Statistics

Are you an ambitious dynamic individual who can't wait to see the results of your hard work? Bored of your regular coding job and after something a little more exciting? A job where every day is different, and you are always learning new skills? So, if you're already itching to get ahead in this world, apply your development skills to real-world financial data and to learn how the financial markets truly work, then there’s no better place than working as a Quantitative Financial Developer with us.

We’re a tech-savvy and entrepreneurial group. Our team is agile, focused and engaged.

As a Quantitative Financial Developer, you are both the frontline and backbone of our business. We engage the high-powered intellects in our team to create tactical investment ideas, and use cutting-edge technology to execute. We thrive under the pressure of building a company on an exponential growth path. We're here to support you and mentor you as you grow. You'll benefit from being part of a tightly knit, high-performing team. You will have an opportunity to leverage your existing skills in Python, MATLAB and MySQL, and by working closely with professional investment staff, you will get an opportunity to broaden your financial knowledge across global markets and instruments.

Our goal is to keep the team nimble, innovative, and focused on results.

Here’s what we’re looking for:

Qualifications:
1) Degree in Computer Science/Engineering
2) Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in financial engineering/computational finance preferred
3) Financial certifications desired (e.g., CFA, FRM, CQF, CAIA)

Experience:
1) 4+ years of experience in application development
2) Minimum 2+ years of experience in Python and MATLAB is a must
3) Experience of SQL (MySQL preferred)
4) Experience in the finance industry preferred
5) Demonstrable enthusiasm for financial markets and intellectual curiosity about investment ideas

Skills:
1) Strong analytical and quantitative skills
2) Software engineering skills including object-oriented design, and the application of design patterns

Attitude:
The candidate must:
1) Be a self-starter, a dependable partner, and a team player
2) Be willing to take full ownership of projects, covering analysis, technical design and implementation, testing, and deployment tasks
3) Demonstrate good communication skills and be comfortable working closely with senior quantitative analysts and business partners
4) Possess a strong desire to document and share work done to aid in collaboration, team development, and long-term support of the firm

Special Knowledge (bonus points, if you have these):
Experience with:
1) Parallel computing
2) Very large data sets
3) Data acquisition via API's
4) Market data distributors e.g. Refinitiv Eikon, Factset, Bloomberg, etc.

We are looking for candidates to work remotely, and who are able to work at least a portion of their working days during Singapore business hours, as the management of our company is based in Singapore. This position will start part-time, but could go up to full-time.

You will be asked to answer the following questions when submitting a proposal:

How many years of experience do you have in the following?
1. Python
2. MATLAB
3. SQL
4. Financial markets