Python Engineer

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 18.MAR.2021
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Python Engineer Boston, MA (Initially remote till pandemic) 6+ Months (Potential of Extension) Only W2 Special Instructions: Going to be...


Python Engineer

Boston, MA (Initially remote till pandemic)

6+ Months (Potential of Extension)

Only W2

Special Instructions: Going to be a heavy Python focused role, and cloud. With a fixed income background, dont worry about the java or .net part.

Role Description:

  • As a Quant Full Stack Software Engineer you will play a key role in designing and delivering strategic as well as quick turn-around projects in the Quant & Risk space. You will work closely with quantitative analysts, quant operations as well as peer technology teams in a RAD, highly iterative delivery model.
  • The Quant & Risk technology team is responsible for the development and support of the Quant environment covering subject areas such as alpha, risk, attribution, and common data that includes fund holdings, benchmarks, risk models, security reference data, performance data, and market data. The efforts of this group are essential to investment management, quantitative analysis and new product development.

The Expertise You Have

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or engineering related degree, or equivalent.
  • Expert in Compiled OOP language (preferably using .NET, but as an alternative, Java)
  • Specialist in Software Solution Design and problem-solving techniques
  • Experience with Python development and python packages such as Pandas and NumPy.
  • Experience with AWS/Azure cloud environment development and deployment.
  • Experience in web application development in modern frameworks such as Angular

The Skills You Bring

  • A qualified candidate will be forward-thinking, highly motivated and self-starting, able to work effectively within a small complementary team, as well as work efficiently on independent assignments.
  • Software engineering development experience.
  • You have confirmed hands-on experience developing web services
  • You are a skilled engineer capable of moving seamlessly between iterative prototyping and enterprise strength application/service development.
  • Familiarity with asset classes such as equity and fixed-income securities is a plus.
  • Being an excellent teammate in a small & multifaceted development environment and working with Quant Analysts supporting strategic projects such as Cross Asset Risk Platform
  • Supporting the needs of our investment professionals and senior management in the areas of custom tools development, data analysis & information representation

Other Pointers:

  • This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, SPECTRAFORCE and the assigned client reserve the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
  • Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, and hospital indemnity insurances. Additional benefits SPECTRAFORCE offers to the eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE offers unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require a reasonable accommodation
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