Quantitative Developer - NYC Global Investment Bank

J Harlan Group, LLC - New York, NY

Quantitative Developer

NYC Global Investment Bank

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Quantitative Developer at a prominent NYC Global Investment Bank on their Quant Strat Team.

if you are looking for challenging work experiences and the ability to learn in a collaborative culture, we invite you to explore this opportunity.

An exciting opportunity to build scalable and creative financial engineering capabilities that support the investment process and help manage risk & capital.

The Quant Dev will provide “hands-on” support to the trading desk, portfolio managers and risk managers to ensure they have the data and tools needed to make investment decisions and build new tools to unlock opportunities and automate the execution of trade ideas. Building scalable, creative solutions to problems involving their investment process is their mandate. The firm views Quantitative Technology as a distinct competitive advantage - enabling a host of opportunities that differentiate them from their competitors.


Working on the trading floor with the Quantitative Investment Strategy desk, your role will consist in expanding their Index products offering by implementing new systematic trading strategies and developing cutting edge multi assets trading and risk management applications.

The Quant Strategy team applies specialist methods from mathematics, science, and engineering to generate revenue. The focus is derivative valuation and risk, automated trading and execution, data-driven decision-making, and pushing new areas of growth.

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • Demonstrated strong programming skills in C++, Python, or another programming language.
  • Proficient with a range of open-source frameworks and development tools e.g., Numpy, Pandas, Pyramid, etc...
  • Experience with quantitative and systematic strategy development.
  • Expertise in financial derivatives modelling and pricing.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to acquire knowledge, understand complex products and learn new skills.
  • Strong academic record and a degree with high mathematical and computing content e.g., Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics from a leading university.

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 individual with a passion for financial engineering 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) 792-6781 or (212) 792-0099

About the Client:

The firm is a publicly owned global asset management firm with a trillion dollars of AUM. The firm offers funds, advisory services, account management, and retirement plans and services for individuals, institutions, and financial intermediaries.

The talent and dedication of their people is critical to their success. They offer an opportunity for developing one’s professional career while working with individuals trained in a variety of disciplines in a collegial and dynamic environment. They offer a broad range of competitive benefits on a global basis.

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: Monday, January 10, 2022

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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