Senior Software Developer (Risk/Analytics)

Job description

FlexTrade Systems is a financial technology Software Company headquartered in Great Neck, New York. We are celebrating 26 years as industrial pioneer and a global leader in broker-neutral, trading platforms for equities, foreign exchange, options, futures, and fixed income. With 500+ employees across 10+ offices in North America, Europe and Asia, and a worldwide client base both from Buy Side and Sell Side business. It is an exciting time to join FlexTrade. Each line of business and region is at different growth phases. Across its functional teams, FlexTrade is taking bold steps to transform its business and approach to position itself for the next phase of growth.

FlexONE Team
We are looking for talented developers who are passionate about mathematics and technology to work on FlexTrade’s OEMS platform, FlexONE, which is our state-of-the-art, fully integrated Order Management System (OMS) and Execution Management System (EMS). Our team is responsible for the development of the firm’s flagship, buy-side OMS.


Responsibilities
You will work in a fast-paced, financial software development environment and be expected to:

  • Design and implement new features on the product roadmap using technologies including Scala, Akka, and gRPC.
  • Leverage proprietary and open source numerical/analytical software packages (FINCAD, QuantLib, etc.) to improve OMS coverage of existing and emerging tradeable security types.
  • Build expertise in Barra, Axioma, and custom internal fundamental factor-based risk models.
  • Partner with customers and internal staff to define priorities and deliver custom software solutions.
  • Continue building technical and quantitative skills via training and self-study.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in CS or a related field.
  • At least 4 years of quant/risk software development work experience that leveraged packages such as FINCAD, QuantLib, etc.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages (Java, Scala, C++, etc.).
  • Exceptional quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills to articulate ideas, problems, and solutions.
  • Motivation and determination to achieve, learn and grow.


Desirable Skills

  • Previous front office quantitative development experience.
  • Experience with functional programming concepts (Scala is a plus).


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FlexTrade Systems, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an authorized agreement for a particular SOW (Statement of Work) in place is hired: such resumes are deemed the sole property of FlexTrade Systems, Inc.**


**FlexTrade Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.**