Python Developer - Portfolio Finance

Company: Bam funds
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 07.APR.2021


The Job Details are as follows:Balyasny Asset Management L.P. (BAM) is a global institutional investment firm. We strive to deliver consiste...


The Job Details are as follows:Balyasny Asset Management L.P. (BAM) is a global institutional investment firm. We strive to deliver consistent, uncorrelated, absolute returns in all market environments by fostering a culture of research, innovation, and collaboration.BAM exists at the intersection of finance and technology, combining the deep industry knowledge of leading portfolio managers and financial analysts with software engineers and quantitative researchers. We leverage the collective expertise of our teams to seek out new investment opportunities, analyze market conditions, minimize risk, and provide superior service to our investment partners.With 500+ people in offices around the world, we embrace a culture that welcomes the free flow of ideas, promotes career development, and supports the health and wellbeing of our people through world-class benefits.Role Overview:Work with Financial Analysts to design and construct cutting edge front office applicationsDevelop systems to enhance alpha generation, leverage borrow markets and optimize firm balance sheetCollaborate in a fast-paced team environment to understand, engineer, and deliver on business requirementsFull lifecycle development including requirement, architecture, implementation, testing, and releaseWork with diverse sources of internal & external Portfolio Finance specific data to produce quantitative metrics to inform Portfolio Finance decision makingStrike a balance along the dimensions of feasibility, stability, scalability, and time-to-market when delivering solutionsCore Tech Stack:Python based financing tools and processesJavaScript front-end applicationsDocker containerizationSQL, MongoDB, and Redis data storageLinux and Windows OSQualifications & Requirements:3+ years of work experience as a backend Developer with a focus on Object Oriented Languages (C++/C#, Java, Python)Bachelor's in computer science or closely related fieldExperience architecting and building backend applications beginning from the design phase through implementationExperience with code optimization and performance tuningStrong knowledge of MSSQL. Specifically query building, table design and performance tuningUnderstanding of the full scope of application development (authentication, integrating with APIs, build process, testing, validation, state management)Experience with source code control (Git experience preferred)Excellent communication skillsEager to learn and take initiativeAnalytical skills - Ability to troubleshoot and logically assess problems and determine solutionsDocumentation skills - ability to represent ideas, requirements and problems in a clear and concise mannerAdditional experience in the following areas is a plus:Experience building Restful APIsExperience creating Front End applications (JavaScript, React framework)Experience with PostgreSQL or other relational database technologiesExperience with Equity Financing based systems a big plusExperience working with financial market data from Bloomberg, Reuters or other similar sourcesExperience with hedge fund industry or other financial instruments/software (research, risk management, portfolio accounting, reconciliation, order management, etc.)

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