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FOS - Financial Software Engineer

Beacon Platform
FOS - Financial Software Engineer
New York, US
150,000 - 175,000
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Job Description

Position Overview

The Financial Software Engineer position is part of the Beacon Front Office Suite (FOS) engineering team that is responsible for designing, developing and testing essential Beacon’s front office components. You will work closely with our clients, which include investment banks, asset managers, hedge funds, insurance companies, and commodities trading companies.

What You’ll Do

Work on developing, testing, and supporting various components to support our clients in the financial technology space. These include:

  • Market data modeling
  • Time series framework
  • Trade ingestion of high-frequency trades and market data
  • Data ingestion and data management solutions
  • Trading risk management, including analytical models and data warehousing
  • Workflow, reporting, and visualization solutions
  • Integration with third-party systems
  • Integration with cloud computing services
  • Providing ongoing support and enhancement of the Beacon Platform

What We’re Looking For

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of financial engineering experience
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Familiarity with financial instruments
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Fundamentals of software engineering such as data structures and algorithms
  • Must be located in the NYC metropolitan area

What Will Make You Stand Out

  • Familiarity with streaming technologies like Kafka and Redis
  • Familiarity with cloud computing such as AWS or Azure
  • Exposure to multiple programming languages and paradigms

Expected Salary Range: $150,000 - $175,000

What You’ll Love About Beacon

  • Unlimited PTO - This isn’t your typical unlimited PTO plan. All employees take at least 20 days off a year. After that? Take the time off you need to strike the perfect work/life balance for you.
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • 401k plan with matching contributions
  • Charitable donation matching
  • Access to Udemy - An online learning and teaching marketplace with over 185,000 courses. Learn programming, marketing, and data science, or brush up on your public speaking and writing skills.
  • **Startup Culture - **Our employees have a voice and can make a big impact across the organization. A lot of people in large companies don’t feel connected to what they’re doing and feel like they’re put in a box. Here you will have the freedom to be creative and innovative. We’re looking for smart, driven people to help us reach the next level.
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