Lead Java Developer - Fixed Income & Quantitative Modeling - Investment Mgt. - Boston, MA Area - $$ Open

Position Title – WR171021102017

Lead Java Developer – Fixed Income & Quantitative Modeling - Investment Mgt. - Boston, MA Area – $$ Open

Outstanding Compensation Package – Base + Bonus + PS - $$ are not an obstacle for the right person – Exceptional Java Skills Relo. Possible for exceptional candidates – No Contractors/Consultants Please


Large, successful, and growing Boston based Investment Management Firm – Great Company – Lots of Upside – Outstanding Compensation Package – Bonus – Profit Sharing etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth possibilities.

Position Summary:

As part of my client’s continued growth, a new opportunity has arisen for a Quantitative Software Engineer. As a member of the Investor and Portfolio Technology team, this individual will be responsible for solutions delivery for the Portfolio Management team. This is an ideal opportunity for an IT professional to apply business and/or technical skills to enable investment processes to become more effective.


• Leading the delivery of high quality business solutions using the latest in cloud technologies.

• Working directly with investors to create quantitative solutions.

• Interacting with investment professionals at all levels of the organization in order to proactively identify opportunities for new/improved systems to support investment processes.

• Performing gap analysis between investment processes and existing systems.

• Interfacing and coordinating with the broad Information Technology teams to ensure successful delivery.

• Participating directly in the technical development of investment tools.

Required Skills and Competencies:

• Experience with implementing models for securities, risk, attribution, scenario analysis and portfolio optimization or equivalent experience required.

• Five years of relevant design and development experience within the financial industry preferred but not required.

• Demonstrate excellent analytical and problem solving skills gained through experience in a relevant financial domain (i.e. business technical understanding of fixed income and/or derivatives securities, foreign exchange, money markets etc.)

• Experience with, and a demonstrated understanding of, modern software development and testing methodologies such as Artifactory, GIT, and Jenkins CI.

• Experience developing complex applications using, Java, Python, JavaScript/Node.JS or related technologies.

• Familiarity with web applications and services using REST, HTML5, CSS, and modern UI frameworks such as Angular and React.

• Intermediate level expertise with SQL and Excel VBA/C# preferred.

• Experience developing application with cloud technologies such as AWS desired. • Degree in Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or directly related field, with good mathematical acumen.

• Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills.

• Be willing and able to work both independently and as part of a team, in an energetic, fast-paced, business-critical environment.

• Demonstrate previous ability to deliver high quality solutions.

Keys to this Position:

• Hands on core Java developer skills. We are open on technology and will consider Java, Python, JavaScript/Node.JS

• Strong Quantitative Analysis skills. Strong Math and Statistics.

• Strong Financial domain from a buy or sell side firm (i.e. knowledge of Fixed Income, Derivatives Securities, Foreign Exchange, Money Markets, etc.)

Contact Information – Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates – T – 508-761-6354

Email - GaryWright@WrightAssociates.org - WEB Site – www.wrightassociates.org

Founded in 1999, Wright Associates is an employee recruiting and search firm that provides comprehensive recruiting and search services to the high technology executive requiring professional expertise in the talent acquisition process.