My client is a small, niche and growing Asset Management firm, founded by a team of highly experienced and well respected individuals from the financial kets. The firm is targeted to provide their customers with differentiated high returns and consistent performances in all years. Due to the composition of their portfolios, the fund employs cutting edge techniques in prospecting and investment analysis coupled with trending technology to seek the identification of companies with efficient and transparent management of operational performance, consisting of 6 pillars: Fundamental and technical analysis, Support of statistical models and quantitative assessment of portfolios, quantifying the intrinsic value and appreciation potential of each potential investment. Through continued growth, the team is seeking a junior technologist to take a key role in the continued design and implementation of their cutting edge high frequency trading platform, with a particular focus on the US markets. You will work closely alongside the Senior Partners in a dynamic, challenging and collaborative environment, which will offer you the opportunity to further both your technical and financial skill set. The fund has exciting expansion plans ahead for 2012/2013 and the chosen developer will be given the opportunity to travel extensively with the Partners to meet a growing number of clients globally in locations including South America, London and Asia. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate is open to the prospect of travelling in the first year. After this point you will likely be based in the Miami office, although there may be some flexibility with this as they look to open offices in London and New York.
The ideal candidate for C++ / C#.Net Developer – High Frequency Trading System will require the following skill set;
Strong Education in Computer Science/Physics/Engineering/Mathematics or related field
Prior experience in finance – ideally within high frequency trading system development
Strong communication and client facing skills
Willingness to travel globally in the first year
C#/ .NET development background
Motivated and able to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment
This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and bright technologist to join a very exciting Asset Management firm. Working directly alongside the Senior Partners of the firm, you will face a steep learning curve and be given an amazing opportunity to accelerate both your skill set and your professional career. There will be extensive travel within the first year, therefore this role is ideally suited to a motivated technologist with strong client facing skills and a strong interest in travelling. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in the high frequency technology space, however the firm is also open to seeing very strong candidates from non finance backgrounds, or those straight out of University.
For more information on this opportunity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Key Skills; C++, Linux, Unix, High Frequency, C#, STL, Multi-threading, Algorithmic Trading, Electronic Trading, MATLAB, developer, programmer, quantitative developer, Florida, Miami
Selby Jennings - 10 months ago
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