Quantitative Software Developer – Up to $150K + 40% Bonus


As part of the Quantitative Investment Strategies team for a Boston-based global private equity firm, the Quantitative Software Developer will work closely with the team to design, implement, test, and maintain quantitative tools and algorithms applied to enhance fundamentally driven investment and asset allocation decisions.

Responsibilities for the Quantitative Software Developer

  • 80% Quantitative Research application development; 20% responding to quantitative analysis requests
  • Partner with Quantitative Researchers to design, engineer, test, and maintain scalable Quantitative Research tools and applications to assist with portfolio construction, asset allocation, investment due-diligence, performance attribution, and risk management analysis
  • Design and develop collaborative processes and procedures including code repository; code review; unit, regression, and automated testing; software development cycle
  • Maintain Quantitative Research infrastructure
  • Partner with IT department to scale and deploy the tools enterprise wide
  • Support client-facing teams in developing tools and applications for conducting ad-hoc analysis and responding to client requests

Requirements for the Quantitative Software Developer

  • 4 – 10 years of experience with a strong foundation in computer science
  • Advanced numerical/analytic algorithm development; multi- or distributed processing and code optimization skills
  • Exceptional programming skills and proven ability to design applications at scale using Python, C++, or similar languages
  • An obsession with building quality software and passion for technology, software development, and mathematics
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills coupled with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced agile environment with direct engagements with quantitative researchers and investment professionals
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills

Compensation for the Quantitative Software Developer

  • Annual Salary: Up to $150K
  • Bonus: 40%

Reference Code: 14594

Please note that quoted salary ranges are not guarantees of what the final salary offers might be. Our clients base their offers on a range of variables including years of work and industry specific experience, salary history, education level, etc.