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Thursday, May 31, 2012

We're Hiring: Midlevel C++ Developer (Prop Trading Firm, Chicago)

We're Hiring: Midlevel C++ Developer (Prop Trading Firm, Chicago)
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Candidates MUST HAVE green card, US CITIZENSHIP, or valid current h1b with AT LEAST 3 YEARS LEFT.


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This individual will help lead the architecture and development of next-generation applications.  The responsibilities will include finishing the features on existing code.


Expert knowledge of C++ - the language

Understands and accepts the implications of new information provided by team for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
Determines causes of operating errors

QUALIFICATIONS:
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Math; graduate degree preferred
Math and Statistics background, a plus
Experience with algorithmic trading, a plus
At least 5 years hands-on development experience with C++
Scripting with Bash, Perl, Python preferred
Experience with full life-cycle deployment is preferred
Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
Must be a team-oriented leader

Thursday, May 24, 2012

We're Hiring: Senior Java Developer/Analytics Software - Top Financial NYC

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Candidates MUST HAVE green card, US CITIZENSHIP, or valid current h1b with AT LEAST 3 YEARS LEFT.
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Call or text 203-29-QUANT 203.297.8268 if you have any questions and are qualified for this role or others posted.

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Senior Java Developer
Analytics Software
Financial Firm, NYC
AVP level
Main Function
This position is to re-engineer and lead develop a strategic analytics service platform to streamline pricing process for Portfolio Analysis Platform which has a scalable architecture to support the growth of client applications.
Candidates for this position must have good experience in Java application development and software development life cycle, knowledge of fixed income analytics. The candidate should possess a sound background in Multi-threading, Object Oriented Design, Refactoring and Unit Testing applications. The candidate should be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, have strong communication skills and be efficient in collaboration across multiple teams.
Portfolio Analysis Platform is an Award winning product which provides comprehensive solutions for every stage of the investment process to meet the demands from risk and portfolio managers from the largest and most sophisticated money managers and hedge funds to manage their portfolios. Their positions are loaded overnight using our batch systems, they can then analyze the impact of potential trades intraday on their portfolios using our analytical tools and models
Main Duties
Lead development of analytics components with scalable architecture and improve pricing process of Portfolio Analysis Platform.
Person Requirements
Basic Qualifications
5+ years Java Development
5+ years database experience
3+ years Linux experience
3+ years WebLogic experience
3+ years in financial industry
Preferred Qualifications
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Relevant experience in concurrent programming
CFA qualification a plus

We're Hiring: Senior Java Developer - Algo Strategies, VP Level - Top Financial NYC

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Candidates MUST HAVE green card, US CITIZENSHIP, or valid current h1b with AT LEAST 3 YEARS LEFT.
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Senior Java Developer
Implementing/Deploying Algo Strategies
Financial Firm, NYC
VP Level

Summary:
Senior Java Developer implementing and deploying algo trading strategies.   Must have 7+ years of professional Java development experience with at least a bachelor's degree in computer science.  

Main Function
The role will involve working within a small team of technical developers who are responsible for the delivery of small to medium projects delivered to tight timescales. The role will include working on the trading desk and developing standalone applications and interfaces for the desk, middle office and back office functions and other areas in the bank, enhancements to reports and testing and maintenance of a vendor supplied trade execution system. Additionally the role will require:

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 Implementing and deploying Algorithmic trading strategies to our Vendor based Algo trading platform Orc Trader/Liquidator · Be responsible for and ensure the smooth running of the Vendor base trading platform Orc Trader/Liquidator · Build new reporting and data management tools for the trading desk.· Develop and enhance non desk SCM Technology applications in conjunction with the wider SCM IT team.·Use technical and analytical expertise and detailed knowledge of technology to deliver fast accurate and timely software deliveries.· Use of analytical expertise to locate and resolve issues and problems within existing systems. · Take the responsibility to identify and fix algorithm, application and general desk issues. · Perform vendor upgrades, regression and system testing of the Orc system.
· 1st/2nd line support work
Main Duties
· Working on the trading desk responsible for the configuration, customization and development of the chosen vendor application Orc Liquidator. · Developing connectivity to additional liquidity points for Orc Trader/Liquidator· Working with wider SCM IT team to develop applications/reports and interfaces to Trading, Operations and Finance applications. · Diagnosis of problems including investigating process failures, analysis of log files and general forensic analysis of system problems. · Front line support of SCM IT applications. · Support of batch processes and maintenance of server-side applications.
· Assisting user acceptance testing on: new implementations, software releases, configuration changes
Person Requirements
Basic Qualifications 

Degree level qualification in Computer Science or equivalent.
7 years + knowledge of Java
Preferred Qualifcations
Experience working very closely with Front Office.
Orc Liquidator or Orc Trader experience highly desirable.
, Linux required
C# and Source Control, ideally SVN highly desirable.
Knowledge of MS SQL Server, SQL, PL-SQL/T-SQL.
Building fix connectivity or direct market access connectivity
Implementing algorithms on electronic trading platform
Finance experience essential.
Exposure to an iterative SDLC would be a ideal
Experience in finding and resolving technical problems. 
Experience in supporting critical and time sensitive applications. 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
Proactive can do attitude.
Trading desk working hours.

Friday, May 4, 2012

We're Hiring (Mid-Level Software Engineer - Top Tier Financial Firm, NYC)

We're Hiring (Mid-Level Software Engineer - Top Tier Financial Firm, NYC)
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Candidates MUST HAVE green card, US CITIZENSHIP, or valid current h1b with AT LEAST 3 YEARS LEFT.
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Call or text 203-29-QUANT 203.297.8268 if you have any questions and are qualified for this role or others posted.

Please speak clearly if leaving a voicemail, and let me know the role you are applying for and if you have sent a resume or not. You may call or text at any time. All discussions and messages are fully confidential...

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- 0 to 5 years experience 
- Hands on experience in C, C++, Java, and Python 
- Competitions (in addition to IMO, Putnam, IOI): 
    - ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest 
    - TopCoder 
    - NSF Fellowship 
- Perfect quantitative scores for SATs and GREs 
- Publication in the following journals is a plus but not required: 
    - All ACM journals 
    - Journal of Scientific Computing 
    - IEEE Transactions, Journals, Letters
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Quality and innovation are imperative for creating computationally-intensive solutions for trading profitably in markets around the globe.  Developers bring strong analytical, mathematical, and software design skills to a variety of projects, including the formulation of statistical models for our computerized trading strategies, distributed system development, real-time data analysis, and the creation of tools for advanced mathematical modeling.  Technology is an integral part of virtually everything we do and our team enjoys access to some of the most advanced computing resources in the world.  Successful candidates have traditionally been the top students in their programs and have extensive software development experience.  We welcome outstanding candidates at all experience levels. 

We're Hiring: Junior Prop Trader (Top Financial Firm NYC)

We're Hiring: Junior Prop Trader (Top Financial Firm NYC)
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Candidates MUST HAVE green card, US CITIZENSHIP, or valid current h1b with AT LEAST 3 YEARS LEFT.
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Call or text 203-29-QUANT 203.297.8268 if you have any questions and are qualified for this role or others posted.

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 Strong quantitative and analytical abilities, extraordinary communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, and an exceptional sensitivity to detail are essential.  
 
The ideal candidate will have up to two years' experience with an academic record (e.g., excellent standardized test scores and GPA from a top-tier school), and a high level of computer literacy.  Direct prior experience is not required, but some demonstrated interest in and exposure to financial markets is a decided advantage. 

 
- 0 to 3 years of experience 
 
- All viable candidates should be interested in trading, and the strongest candidates will have trading experience (most likely a summer internship in a top-tier investment bank's sales & trading division or at a hedge fund or proprietary trading firm)
  
- Scholarships, awards, and honors like the Putnam, IMO, etc. are a plus

We're Hiring: CMBS Analyst (Top Financial, NYC)


We're Hiring: CMBS Analyst (Top Financial, NYC): Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities Analyst
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Candidates MUST HAVE green card, US CITIZENSHIP, or valid current h1b with AT LEAST 3 YEARS LEFT.
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Call or text 203-29-QUANT 203.297.8268 if you have any questions and are qualified for this role or others posted.

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Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities Analyst
 
Create strategies in Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities with a focus on inefficiencies in fundamental asset value, structure, and control rights.  The CMBSAnalyst will develop infrastructure and analytics around CMBS.  This would involve (a) aggregating and maintaining CMBS/CRE Data, (b) building a valuations framework for Legacy CMBS (NOI / Cap-Rate forecasts, etc.), (c) generating security and cohort level surveillance reports, etc.  The CMBS Analyst will also utilize data and analytics to develop relative value and fundamental investment decisions in CMBX, Legacy CMBS, and CMBS 2.0, and will re-underwrite seasoned loans in CMBS transactions.  Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the CRE and CMBS Industry, will be a self-starter with a strong quantitative background, and will have relationships within the Special Servicer Community.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

We're Hiring: Asset Back Securities Software Developer (Top Financial NYC)

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Candidates MUST HAVE green card, US CITIZENSHIP, or valid current h1b with AT LEAST 3 YEARS LEFT.
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The candidate will have a degree in a field such as computer science or computer engineering from a top university, will have strong analytical, mathematical, and software design skills, and will have significant data modeling experience. A working knowledge of Spanish is essential.  This position will be involved with many aspects of the trading desk, ranging from data manipulation and reporting, to analytics and interaction with external service providers. 

A healthy exposure to some subset of the following is required: modeling and manipulation of large data sets; SQL Server; and analytical application development on Windows. Outstanding programming skills in C++ and Perl/Python, and excellent communication skills are a must for this role.  This position affords the exciting opportunity to join a new business effort at the Firm, and to interact with some of the top technical talent in quantitative finance. 

We're Hiring: Accountant (Junior) With Reporting Experience - Top Financial NYC

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Candidates MUST HAVE green card, US CITIZENSHIP, or valid current h1b with AT LEAST 3 YEARS LEFT.
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Call or text 203-29-QUANT 203.297.8268 if you have any questions and are qualified for this role or others posted.

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Main points on Role: 
- 0 to 2 years of accounting experience 
- Major or concentration in accounting 
- CPA preferred

Mining Magnate Loses Over 7$ Billion, Still Says On Top Rich List

Mining Magnate Loses Over 7$ Billion, Still Says On Top Rich List