Python Developer - Trading

Company: QUANTEAM North America
Location: New York, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 06.FEB.2021

Summary

CONTEXT Our client, a major international bank, is looking for an experienced Python Developer in Finance to join its team in New York on t...

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CONTEXT

Our client, a major international bank, is looking for an experienced Python Developer in Finance to join its team in New York on the Trading Floor - direct contact with traders.

In the role of, Fixed Income RAD/COMMANDO Developer this team member will be responsible for enhancing trading risk and pricing systems, whilst working closely with traders.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Work as a business-aligned RAD developer in our Front-office Technology team,

• Focus on delivering the risk and P&L platform to New York and LATAM users that is consistent with other regions.

• Work very closely with local Trading Desks and Quant Research as well as other global RAD teams.

• Use Rapid Application Development techniques for quick turn-around of high-profile projects.

• Develop tools for and support the Interest Rate Options, Inflation, Swaps, Bonds, Repo, STIR and FX Trading desks within the Fixed Income Division.

• Work on the enhancement and maintenance of Fixed Income Exotic & Flow Derivatives risk management systems.

• Act as the front-line technology contact for Fixed Income trading desks for all Risk and P&L issues and queries.


QUALIFICATIONS

• Very good knowledge of Python (with scientific packages) and SQL (MS-SQL).

• Good knowledge of web development.

• A previous experience of working in front-office risk and P&L development and support is a plus.

• Good understanding of Fixed Income products, specifically interest rates swaps and options products.

• Working knowledge of DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, SVN and Git.

• Knowledge of Java or C++ would be advantageous.

• Knowledge of Machine learning (Dot) is a plus.

• Candidates with proven experience should also have had good exposure to Derivatives, ideally in a front-office facing role, and an in-depth understanding of the business.



COMPETENCIES

• Excellent time management

• Communication - able to work with trading desks and IT teams

• Analytical minded - the mathematical ability to learn complex quantitative concepts quickly

• Team-working skills

• Able to work under pressure

• Proficient in English

 
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