Quant Research Platform Developer


New York, NY

Industry: Staffing & Recruiting


Not Specified years

Posted 215 days ago

  by    Radhika Arora

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Our client is looking for a Quant Research Platform Developer. You will integrate with the Core Tech, Operations and Trading teams, to maintain and advance the software components of data capture, conversion, and storage systems, and enable quants and traders to perform analysis on vast quantities of data in a variety of formats from disparate sources on many different architectures.


  • Work collaboratively with traders and technologists to use data to solve problems
  • Propose and deliver software improvements to performance and expressiveness of data access
  • Coordinate with Operations to deliver defect fixes; develop and deploy new features
  • Analyze trading requirements and maintain software components to ensure that market data capture systems operate properly; take ownership for enhancing the data capture infrastructure
  • Develop a deep understanding of the data formats (both file-based and DB hosted) and job characteristics


  • Experience with at least two OO-programming languages (Java, C++, Python)
  • Experience with at least one job scheduling system and an understanding of its strengths and weaknesses
  • Experience with various data containers (HDF5, Parquet) and an understanding of their tradeoffs
  • Experience writing multi-threaded and/or event-driven applications
  • Experience with Linux
  • Familiarity with stream processing systems (Kafka, Storm, Spark streaming) and other open-source layers of the data processing stack (HDFS, Luigi)
  • Exposure to TDD