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Software Engineer - RAD

Software Engineer - RAD
London, GB
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Job Description

Software Engineer (Rapid Application Development) - Risk Technology

The Role

We are seeking a highly qualified and talented technologist to join our Risk Technology team. Technology within Risk is split into four areas: Infrastructure, Applications, Financial Engineering and Rapid-Application- Development (RAD). The RAD team within Risk is responsible for supporting the Macro, Quant, Tactical and Fundamental trading and Risk business.

What you’ll do ** **

The Software Engineer in RAD will work closely with risk managers, analysts and portfolio managers and will be responsible for delivering solutions that support functions such as Risk Management, Business Development, and Portfolio Managers. You will weigh the technical decisions in your work to consider the tactical and strategic goals of the team. You will be responsible for helping deliver solutions that automate and optimize the risk management process in domains such as stress testing, risk models, instrument and portfolio analytics, large scale data management, risk decomposition, VaR, Stress, and Liquidity. The ideal candidate has a mindset of dynamically and creatively applying the best modern technologies to help solve business problems in a rapidly changing environment.

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • Expertise with Python
  • Expertise with relational databases
  • Expertise with production environments and delivery mindset
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Commercial experience gained within financial services

We’d love if you had:

  • Experience working with quantitative risk members, traders, and portfolio managers
  • Experience with OO programming (Java preferably)
  • Experience with cloud-based environments (AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure)
  • Experience within buy side financial institutions

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]( group/life/d53089e7-ba0e-4946-a70c-f47f0d548370/?viewAsMember=true).

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.


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