Python Software Engineer – Contract Consultant

J Harlan Group, LLC - New York, NY

Python Software Engineer – Contract Consultant

NYC Hedge Fund

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Python Software Engineer – Contract Consultant for a Consulting Contract at a prominent Hedge Fund in their NYC.

Our Client is looking for a Python Developer for a 3 to 6-month engagement to help them develop reporting and marketing applications. This person will write and test Python code, design user interfaces, and integrate applications with existing data services. The ideal candidate should have experience using server-side logic, experience designing clean user interfaces, and the ability to work well in a team. Ultimately, you’ll build highly responsive web applications that align with the firm’s business needs.

They’re looking for an experienced Python Contract Software Engineer to join their new Technology team in Manhattan. They want a technologist with a fresh perspective. You’ll work with smart, talented people across their business to create groundbreaking, next-generation applications. You’ll be involved, hands-on, through the entire development cycle.

This is a “hands-on”, full development lifecycle role that provides an opportunity to solve complex business, data and technical challenges. As a key contributor throughout the entire development cycle, you will be required to think outside the box and bring cutting edge technology in-house.


  • Design and develop analytics and reporting applications using Python.
  • Work with the development team and business to deliver features.
  • Ensure high reliability and quality of results developed from analytics services.

The ideal candidate would have a background:

  • 1-3 years of Python experience with knowledge of at least one Python web framework.
  • 1-3 years of Web development experience (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript).
  • Knowledge of event driven programming in Python is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Dash, Plotly, React, and Pandas frameworks is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

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

About the Client:

The firm is an alternative investment manager that has built and managed global, multi-strategy hedge-fund portfolios and related vehicles with over $4.0bn of AUM.Their intent has always been to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns that don’t depend on passive risk exposures.

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 management in a highly collaborative and charged 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: Thursday, September 9, 2021

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: – 212-792-0099 – 

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