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Senior Quant Developer - Python

  • Location: TAMPA, Florida, 33610-9122
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific 12+ month contract opportunity in New York, New York OR Tampa, FL for a Senior Python Quant Developer. Will design and develop advanced scenario generation and valuation models for Counterparty Credit Risk Management. Excellent communication skills, strong analytical problem solving abilities, solid academic background and fundamental programming skills. Knowledge of financial products and markets is essential to succeed in this role

Core responsibilities include:

• Design and implement scenario and stress-testing software services
• Develop expertise in the firm’s standard quantitative framework
• Manage multiple tasks effectively and independently to meet deadlines

Qualifications:

• Advanced degree (MS or equivalent) in a quantitative field such as Math, Statistics, Physics, Computational Finance, Engineering, Computer Science
• Minimum of 6 years of software development experience, with heavy Python Programming on Unix/Linux 
• 3+ recent years of hands-on software development experience in Python - expert level experience 
• Familiarity with OTC Product space – knowledge of fundamental traded products, valuation methodologies, market data, basic risk management concepts
• Strong experience developing software on Linux and standard UNIX tools, such as make, bash scripting, git
• Must have experience with source control, e.g. git
• Able to communicate and interact effectively with technical counterparts in IT and the firm quant group
• Well-organized, and able to meet delivery commitments
• Experience using standard Python libraries such as pandas, numpy, flask