Quantitative Developer

Galaxy Technology Hires LLC - Austin, TX

Company Overview:

As the world’s premier securities dealer, our client transforms financial markets around the world through modern predictive analytics and high performance computing. Enabled by leading edge trading and execution technology, this team is on a mission to create the fairest, most cost effective, transparent and democratized markets in history.

Our client stands among the most trusted and impactful financial firms of our time, and the best and brightest are drawn to this culture of meritocracy that prizes insightful research and analytical rigor.

The team makes its mark every day from offices around the world.


Quantitative Developers in the firm are responsible for designing, building and optimizing the core research platform and other tools essential for the analysis ecosystem. These developers work alongside researchers to perform various functions, including designing novel components to drive research efficiency and accuracy, identifying and optimizing critical bottlenecks in existing research pipelines, as well as maintaining tools that ensure fidelity of research data.


  • Provide application and analytics support to Quantitative Researchers.
  • Collaborate with other Developers to act as a voice for QR needs within the broader tech ecosystem.
  • Design and develop software used in a variety of research contexts.
  • Develop scripts and tools to generate high fidelity data for QR workflows.
  • Develop scripts to automate the analysis and validation of QR simulation results.



  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills required.
  • Knowledge in statistics, probability and linear algebra required.
  • Experience with numerical analysis (e.g., regression, optimization) and machine learning is a big plus.
  • 2+ years of programming experience with strong OOP and scientific programming skills and fluency in C++.
  • Experience with data-oriented development in Python preferred


Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or another highly quantitative field. Advanced degree preferred.

Posted On: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Position Contact
Brandon Garrett
President and Founder

Brandon Garrett is a recruiting leader that has been in the business for over 15 years. He has successfully built teams for some of the most high-caliber, cutting edge companies in the world. He has successfully recruited top-notch engineers, scientists and technical professionals within 6 of 7 continents across the globe. Some of his ambitious recruits are currently working on technology that will explore other planets and systems among our solar system, as well as launch and carry humans to Mars, leading humanity to the next giant step in evolution, of becoming a multi-planetary species.

Feel free to contact Brandon directly regarding this opening at: brandon@galaxytekhires.com

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