Lead Java Developer – (Fixed Income & Quantitative Modeling) – Core Java – Web Services - Boston, MA Area – $$ Open

Position Title – WR75934R102016

Lead Java Developer – (Fixed Income & Quantitative Modeling) – Core Java – Web Services - Boston, MA Area – $$ Open

Outstanding Compensation Package – Base + Bonus + PS 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:

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


• Lead delivery of high quality business solutions for a quant-based Investment Desk though modeling of rates, yields, risks, and 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 and coordinate with the broad Information Services teams to ensure successful delivery

• Lead the implementation of business solutions in conjunction with the technical development

Required Skills and Competencies:

Technical Qualifications

• Demonstrated experience developing Java thick client applications and 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 and team oriented-environment

• Strong problem solving skills taking multiple inputs and developing solution and options

• Sound decision-making skills

• Aptitude to provide innovative solutions to problems

• Attentive to detail and self-disciplined

Keys to this Role:

1) Hands on core Java developer skills are required. We will consider Senior or Lead level.

2) Strong Quantitative Analysis skills are required. Strong math and statistics.

3) Fixed Income knowledge is also required. The individual will have worked for another buy side, sell side or financial software firm. The person can come out of the business side or the IT side. If the business side, they will still need to have strong Java Developer skills.

Contact Information – Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (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.