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Risk Developer

Capstone Investment Advisors
Risk Developer
New York, US
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Job Description

We are looking for a Java specialist to work alongside the Risk team in delivering world-class solutions for analytics, scenarios, reporting, and calculations within Risk at Capstone.
The role will require you to build out services and analytics related to the calculation of risk, and the simulation of performance under various market conditions. It will also require you to work alongside key business users to deliver bespoke functionality relating to specific asset classes.


  • The following technologies are an absolute must for the role:

    • At least 5 - 7 years of professional experience in Banking, other Hedge Funds, Insurers or Alt Finance
    • Experience with Java, minimum version 8. Experience with later versions like 17 is fine.
    • Experience with relational or non-relational data source (e.g. SQL Server, Mongo, RedShift)
    • Good understanding of JVM fundamentals, including memory management, multi-threading/concurrency
    • Delivery of at least 3 systems across the chosen industry, from inception to post release support, to understand the complete lifecycle of a project.

The following technologies are an advantage:

* Knowledge of at least one asset class or business area (e.g. Fixed Income products or worked in a Treasury function) would be desirable. 
* Worked with and handled large datasets, including various strategies for interacting with and breaking down large sets of data. 
* Knowledge of python, having implemented an API for services to be used by a number of business users for access to data and calculations. 

Capstone is committed to creating an inclusive environment where we welcome people of different backgrounds. Capstone considers applications for employment without regard to all applicable protected characteristics, including race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.


$130,000 - $180,000 USD (depending on years of experience)

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