C#, WPF Developer for Quant Stategies Group
Archer I.T., LLC - New York, NY

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This role is for a top notch User Interface Developer using WPF Has to have an excellent Computer Science background and feel comfortable and be able to work with Portfolio Managers Traders etc This person will be reviewing existing framework that is in place for UI and either redevelop it or work on what they currently have and make it better This is completely hands on position and looking for top notch applicants strong in data structures algorithms and multithreading You dont need financial experience but you have to be a hard core technical person who can fit in COMPUTER SCIENCE DEGREE highly preferred We are a 12 billion dollar successful hedge fund based in Midtown Quantitative Strategy – The Group Quantitative Strategists (strats) build the analytics tools and systems driving our investment process Automated strategies idea generationscreening execution modeling risk management and settlement are all problems we solve daily Building scalable creative solutions to problems involving our investment process is our mandate Technology is a distinct commercial advantage enabling a host of opportunities that differentiate us from our competitors Our skills run a broad spectrum from quantitative modeling machine learning financial engineering distributed systems user interfaces to core systems programmers and everything in between What we look for Ability to craft creative (and practical) solutions to problems and express those solutions in code Deep background and love of technology Distributed systems big data languages machine learning UX – all interesting problems we face Tell us about your interesting problems Someone we want to sit next to daily We’re highly collaborative across the whole firm and value people and communication skills highly Specific background technologies languages etc while helpful are usually secondary Current Profiles Quant Strategist – Core GUI Strat – The Role Core Strats build core infrastructure and technology working closely with the desk to think about bigger picture solutions and look for generic abstractions for day to day problems We are looking for a developer to build and maintain a variety of applications for data visualization exploration and analysis While doing so our GUI Strat will bring our WPFbased UI framework to the next level A successful candidate would Be comfortable working with a wide range of users – traders portfolio managers research analysts operations professionals and quants Be an accomplished developer with deep experience in C and WPF and broad knowledge of WPF paradigms frameworks and thirdparty controls Be able to balance longerterm technical investment with a multitude of user requests Hold at least a Bachelorlevel technical degree ideally Computer Science or a closely related discipline We will consider candidates from any background – finance experience is not necessary The ideal candidate would be from a firm that has a great reputation for building usable applications or would be able to demonstrate expertise in UI technologies through some other externally visible means – for example an opensource project If interested please contact Ben at benarchertechnologycom mailtobenarchertechnologycom or call one of the members of the team at 9737844436 C#, WPF, Trading