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Senior Software Engineer

Selby Jennings
Boston, USA
Closing date
Nov 24, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are seeking a talented Software Engineer with 5-7 years of experience. We aim to bring on only the best, brightest, most talented and passionate engineers.

  • A minimum of 5-7 years of professional experience in software engineering, with a preferred emphasis on quantitative applications.
  • Profound expertise in Python and Pandas, along with proficiency in associated scientific libraries like NumPy, SciPy, statsmodels, and scikit-learn.
  • Proven experience in the development of mission-critical production systems, along with a strong grasp of best practices for testing, monitoring, and deployment.
  • Proficiency in Linux platforms and a solid understanding of Git.
  • Working knowledge of one or more relevant database technologies, such as Postgres, MS SQL, or MongoDB.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with extensive structured or unstructured data sets.

  • Experience in quantitative software development within a front-office context, such as at a hedge fund, proprietary trading firm, or investment bank.
  • A track record of mentoring junior team members and managing projects.
  • Proficiency in constructing web applications using contemporary frameworks like React.
  • Competence with distributed computing technologies like Spark, Dask, Kubernetes, and Redis.
  • Familiarity with contemporary data engineering practices, encompassing data pipelines, ETL tools, distributed storage and processing, and data warehousing.
  • A profound understanding of financial markets and instruments.
  • Experience in handling financial market data.
  • Relevant mathematical knowledge, including statistics and time-series analysis.

Interpersonal Skills
  • A solid academic background with a degree featuring substantial mathematical and computing components, such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or Physics.
  • Intellectually rigorous with a highly analytic approach to problem-solving.
  • Self-organized with the ability to efficiently manage time across multiple projects, even when faced with competing business demands and priorities.
  • Devoted to delivering value to the business, continuously striving to enhance processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, capable of establishing and maintaining close working relationships with quantitative researchers, portfolio managers, traders, and senior business professionals.
  • A confident communicator, able to succinctly present arguments and handle differing viewpoints in a positive manner.

If you are interested, do not hesitate to apply!

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