Quantitative Developer (Baltimore MD)

J Harlan Group, LLC - Baltimore, MD

Quantitative Developer Multi-Asset

Baltimore MD – Investment Management

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Quantitative Developer at a prominent Baltimore Investment Management firm.

if you're 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 work closely with 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.

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • An Advance degree in Financial Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science
  • Established track record (5+ years) developing software and applications, including experience in quantitative/modeling environments (e.g. Matlab, Splus, R, Python) and SQL databases
  • Knowledge and experience in a memory managed languages required such as; C#, Java, Python, F#, scala, haskel, ada, smalltalk, prologue, etc., including c++.
  • Ability to craft creative and practical solutions to problems and express those solutions in code.
  • Background in Statistics or data science
  • Possession of or commitment to obtaining CFA charter
  • Must be an entrepreneurial, self-motivated, open-minded, conceptual, intelligent, bright individual who is intellectually honest & open to debate with excellent synthesis abilities.
  • An individual who is a rock star in at least one of the following areas, Computer Science, Mathematics or Finance

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 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.

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: Wednesday, May 5, 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: jgoldberg@jharlan.com – 212-792-0099 – www.jharlan.com 

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