Quantitative Developer (C++)

Virtu Financial
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Posted: 
August 30, 2023
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Onsite
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Dev & Engineering
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Mid Level
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Virtu is seeking a detail-oriented quantitative developer to join their Financial Engineering team in Boston. The role focuses on developing and maintaining mathematical/statistical products for clients, with an emphasis on trading-related research and development. The successful candidate will utilize scientific computing and programming skills to create actionable products that improve decision-making for various asset classes. The role also involves integrating new models into client-facing platforms, migrating existing financial analytics to Virtu's KDB environment, and automating validation and QA processes. A master's degree in a quantitative field and proficiency in Python and C++ are required.

Responsibilities

  • Develop re-usable common framework components that expose features of our analytics/model to internal and external clients, including integration of our new models into client-facing platforms
  • Leverage scientific computing skills to develop effective trading applications
  • Participate in firm-wide efforts of migrating of existing financial analytics and models to Virtu’s KDB environment
  • Work with product managers, consultants and client services teams to understand, prioritize and effectively execute requirements
  • Build robust production pipelines and automate validation and QA of new models and their applications
  • Conduct critical comparison of alternative data sources
  • Maintain and support existing research tools and products as well as audit new technologies and use-cases

Requirements

  • Master's degree in a quantitative field (e.g., computer science, operations research, engineering, applied mathematics, physics)
  • Self-driven, detail-oriented, and capable of formulating and solving problems independently
  • Interest in developing and owning business applications of models/analytics
  • Solid programming skills in Python and, ideally, C++
  • Familiarity with best coding practices (such as SOLID)
  • Ability to effectively use the Linux platform for development and high-throughput data processing
  • Comfortable with data manipulation and wrangling using libraries such as pandas

Benefits

  • Competitive salary range of $100,000 - $150,000
  • Opportunity to work with a detail-oriented and strong team
  • Development and maintenance of industry-leading mathematical/statistical products
  • Exposure to scientific computing and analytical and programming skills
  • Development, deployment, and support of mathematical/statistical models
  • Simplification of QA and production support through leveraging new technology
  • Creation of actionable products that improve decision-making for various asset classes
  • Opportunity to make an impact on the bottom line of institutional investors
  • Development of re-usable common framework components
  • Integration of new models into client-facing platforms
  • Migration of existing financial analytics and models to Virtu's KDB environment
  • Collaboration with product managers, consultants, and client services teams
  • Building robust production pipelines and automating validation and QA processes
  • Conducting critical comparison of alternative data sources
  • Maintenance and support of existing research tools and products
  • Audit of new technologies and use-cases
  • Opportunity to work in a smaller collegiate team environment
  • Exposure to a tech-savvy company on the cutting edge of innovation
  • Direct exposure to decision makers and senior leaders
  • Passionate teams focused on continual learning and improvement
  • Emphasis on work-life balance
  • Commitment to giving back to surrounding communities in various locations

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