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Quantitative Developer

Quantitative Developer
New York, US
125,000 - 200,000
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Job Description

We are seeking a talented Quantitative Developer to be part of an ambitious, newly formed quantitative investment team. This means the role will sit within a revenue-generating team. The team seeks to research and implement strategies across several different disciplines including systematic fundamental, sector specific and statistical arbitrage. This remit will involve multiple greenfield technology buildouts on cloud-based environments including projects around: machine learning, data warehousing, analytics engineering, ETL & ELT, containerization, and infrastructure-as-code.

What you’ll do

You will work with the team to build infrastructure to facilitate trading pipelines in a production environment, design & deploy research tools, and generally help architect our greenfield research & trading buildout. You will be responsible for building infrastructure that can support cloud-based solutions & distributed computing and generally developing a cutting-edge computational environment. You will have an opportunity to meaningfully contribute to all facets of running a successful quantitative trading business in a collegiate and collaborative environment.

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • At minimum, three years of experience with Python and a bachelor's degree in STEM.
  • Outstanding communication and social skills.
  • Experience with cloud-based environments (AWS/Google Cloud/Azure) and distributed/parallel programming.
  • Ability to implement research ideas into efficient code.
  • Ability to understand software needs and solution these needs into robust and scalable tools.
  • Strong ownership and a track record of delivering results.
  • The ability to carry multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to details.
  • A strong desired to develop as an engineer within a research & trading team.Experience with Python and SQL

We’d love if you had:

  • Experience with Machine Learning
  • Previous financial industry experience
  • Experience building infrastructure around Databricks/Snowflake/Redshift or other cloud-based warehouses.

Our culture

The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.

Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions. In our agile environment, engineers are expected to self-organize and collaborate on the best way to solve problems, and they are collectively responsible for the entire team's delivery. Engineering teams are small and cross-functional, and value learning and knowledge sharing.

At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our DEI initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.

Who we are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across four trading strategies; quantitative, fundamental equity, tactical trading and discretionary macro & fixed income. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.

Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics and continue to capitalize on new opportunities. In 2021 we launched our newest strategy, discretionary macro & fixed income as part of the continual growth of Schonfeld’s investible universe. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.

The base pay for this role is expected to be between $125,000 and $200,000. The expected base pay range is based on information at the time this post was generated. This role may also be eligible for other forms of compensation such as a performance bonus and a competitive benefits package. Actual compensation for the successful candidate will be determined based on a variety of factors such as skills, qualifications and experience.

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