Python Developer (Athena) (Westwood)

Compensation

: $107,040.00 - $160,420.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Job Description:

Candidates who work collaboratively in a fast-paced agile development environment and who have experience and interest in facing Business units (including Front, Middle and Back Offices) as well as secondary Production Support and Operate Technology teams are invited to submit their resume. Role will face off to business users in FX and Emerging Markets.

Responsibilities

  • Lead technical designs and implementation discussions to come up with robust solutions to meet business requirements while conforming with technical best practices and strategy for the Athena platform
  • Build tools (deal booking, workflow, blotter etc.), reports (risk, pnl, MIS etc.) and feeds (market data, reconciliations etc.) to meet various business requirements.
  • Contribute to inter-team and cross-team efforts to enforce standards and ensure designs adhere to optimum patterns
  • Required Skills

  • Strong technologist with experience developing in object oriented languages
  • Applied development experience in one or more of object oriented languages such as Python (desired), Java, C++, C#
  • Good investment banking experience. Fair understanding of trading and modelling of financial securities
  • Good communication skills and past experience working closely with Traders or Quants
  • Preferred Skills

  • Numerate degree or equivalent (Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, Mathematics)
  • Understanding of time value of money, derivatives (Swaps, Options, Forwards). Concepts around pricing, risk management and modelling.
  • Experience with Python, especially object oriented programming using Python
  • Knowledge in EM specific products

  • Associated topics: algorithm, c#, perl, php, sdet, software developer, software development engineer, software engineer, software programmer, sw * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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