Software Developer

J Harlan Group, LLC - New York, NY

Software Engineer - NYC Hedge Fund

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Software Engineer at a prominent NYC Hedge Fund. An individual that can build scalable and creative application solutions providing the firm with a distinct commercial advantage that will enable a host of opportunities that will differentiate the firm from their competitors. A seasoned and professional computer scientist with extensive technical experience in developing application technologies.

Our Client brings together some of the best minds in computer science, mathematics, physics, and engineering to work at the intersection of finance and technology. Members of their versatile technical staff exhibit a range of strong quantitative and programming abilities, with software developers and quantitative analysts collaborating on challenging problems that directly impact the firm's continued success. Quality and innovation are imperative for creating computationally intensive solutions for trading profitably in markets around the globe. Developers bring strong analytical, mathematical, and software design skills to a variety of projects, including the formulation of statistical models for our computerized trading strategies, distributed system development, real-time data analysis, and the creation of tools for advanced mathematical modeling. Technology is an integral part of virtually everything they do and their team enjoys access to some of the most advanced computing resources in the world. Successful candidates have traditionally been the top students in their programs and have extensive software development experience.

The ideal candidate would have a background:

  • A Computer Science “Rock Star” - A strong computer science and/or quantitative background
  • Programming skills required - proficiency with one or more object-oriented programming languages
  • Ability to craft creative (and practical!) solutions to problems and express those solutions in code.
  • Intellectual curiosity and flexibility. We are always learning and seeking out new ideas.
  • Strong desire to contribute and build a business – not just solve novel problems.

An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the products they build and deliver. An individuals with a passion for technology, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class technologies.

If you or anyone in your network would be interested in this opportunity, please send resume to Jerry Goldberg at jgoldberg@jharlan.com or directly contact us at (212) 792-0099

About the Client:

The firm is a global investment and technology development firm with more than $42 billion in investment capital, and offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since their founding, the firm has earned an international reputation for successful investing based on innovation, careful risk management, and the quality and depth of their staff. They have a significant presence in the world's capital markets, investing in a wide range of companies and financial instruments in both developed and developing economies.

Their culture rewards analytical rigor and adherence to the highest possible ethical and legal standards, and they’ve cultivated a collegial work environment that promotes collaboration across disciplines, geographies, and investment strategies. The firm has been built in part by attempting to do what other companies might consider impossible, or never imagine at all. A single transformative idea that ultimately works—for a new business, a new trading model, or an improved back office process—is worth a dozen ideas that lead nowhere. They've learned that when an extraordinary team sets extraordinarily ambitious goals, astonishing breakthroughs can be expected.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment management firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works side-by-side with the firm’s senior partners in a highly collaborative and charged trading floor environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
    • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients



Posted On: Tuesday, October 6, 2020



Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: jgoldberg@jharlan.com – 212-792-0099 – www.jharlan.com 

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