Sr. Software Engineer - Java – Matlab – Investment Mgt. - Boston, MA Area – $$ Open

Position Title – WR171003012017

Sr. Software Engineer - Java – Matlab – Investment Mgt. - 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 Investor and Portfolio Services team is responsible for enabling the firm’s Investment teams. The team plays a critical role in the firm’s success by providing innovative solutions for highly complex and critical investment decision-making process.


• Work directly with Quant Business team to help refine architecture, build out supporting infrastructure, and contribute to rollout of new models.

• Lead development efforts working with others Lead Engineers and Systems Analysts in full product lifecycle DevOps model.

• Interact with Systems Analysts and Investment professionals at all levels of the organization to proactively identify opportunities for new/improved systems to improve the investment process.

• Provide implementation of business process improvements involving (but not limited to) interactive data, investment process efficiency, and simplifying investor work flow.

Required Skills and Competencies:

• Up to 5 years of experience as a software developer and application lead supporting complex application development life cycles and rapid paced delivery.

• Strong software design skills including OO and functional designs

• Strong understanding of two or more of the following, flexibility to use and adapt to other platforms:

· Java technologies including a understanding of concurrent programming concepts and common libraries

· Matlab and other numerical platforms such as R

· Python including libraries such as numpy and pandas

· JavaScript UI technologies and mobile including frameworks such as Angular, React, or Bootstrap

· JavaScript server components including Node.JS

• Solid high-level understanding of current technology landscape including the current players in UI, mobile, the cloud, databases, big data, caching, and security.

• Strong analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal are required.

• Working knowledge of SQL and SQL performance tuning. Direct experience with Oracle is a plus.

• Experience with Amazon Web Services including CloudFormation, Lambda, and EC2 is a strong plus

• Experience with BI tools including Spotfire or Tableau is a strong plus

• Must be comfortable with test driven development, continuous integration, and agile development methodologies.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, engineering, sciences, or related field.

• Experience in Financial Industry or mathematical background is a strong plus

Keys to this Position:

1) Ideally 2 to 5 years of OO Design, Java, Python, Matlab. Will look at up to 10 years of experience.

2) We are seeking a strong hands-on software engineer with excellent communication and problem-solving skills. This is an individual contributor role.

3) Technical Stack: Must be strong with any two of the following: Matlab, Java, JavaScript or Python. The ideal candidate will be strong with Matlab and Java.

4) Soft skills: Strong communication skills are required as this individual will interface with the Quant Business team.

Contact Information – Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - - WEB Site –

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