Java / Quant Developer

Confidential Company  •  Jersey City, NJ

5 - 7 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/26/18 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
Jersey City, NJ
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/26/18 Radhika Arora

A global financial firm is seeking a Java/Quant Developer to join their team in Jersey City. You will join a team that is responsible for the design and build-out (and ongoing support) of a global, multi-product, multi-entity operational margin risk calculation system used to service a business areas. This system is built using state of the art design and Java/J2EE technologies, runs 24 x 6. You must have strong analytical skills, strong product (across asset classes)/risk/market data knowledge, depth of technical expertise across the full software stack, and strong communication skills.


  • Play a consultative role to business partners and continuously seek out and propose creative solutions and innovative technology ideas to meet business goals
  • Work with business(CPM/Cross Product Margin desk, research/quants team) to evaluate risk/scenario based calculations(VaR/Stress)
  • Liaise with business to understand strategies and interpret underlying business needs, thoughtfully transform them into clear business and design requirements, and with developers, to analyze, propose and design technology solutions
  • Communicate continually with stakeholders the statuses of deliverables and flag potential risks and delays to successful completion of all projects 


  • Bachelors degree
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Financial Services Industry
  • Strong knowledge of market risk & XVA (a plus)
  • Thorough understanding of Fixed Income products, and related market, credit, and operational risks
  • Must have experience with pricing and risk modeling of a variety of asset classes (credit derivatives, rate derivatives, fx, futures, etc.)
  • Knowledge of VaR and Stress calculations
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong cross-group collaboration and relationship management skills including coordinating with geographically dispersed teams to achieve deliverables
  • Must be highly competent with Excel and SQL
  • UNIX scripting, Oracle PL/SQL
  • Java and J2EE (a plus)

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