Python Software Engineer

Job Title: Python Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manhattan, New York
Salary: US$90000.00 - US$100000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00063268_1507738289
Contact Name: Matt Behar
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2017 17:11

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer, Python Developer
Location: New York

I have an extremely exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer, Python Developer joining the largest and top-ranked provider of high end research and analytics services to the world's leading commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, corporations, consulting firms, private equity firms, and asset management firms - My client currently covers 150 global sectors and over 3000 global companies.
Job Description:
You will be a strong developer joining a bank's Fixed Income, Front Office, Risk Technology team in New York. You will be working within an Agile team writing requirements and specifications, developing strategic risk management tools and maintaining existing code for the G10 FX businesses. You will also be involved in migrating businesses from multiple legacy risk platforms to the new strategic risk management platform which is revolutionizing the way Global Markets do business at banks. You will also be involved in the development of tools for intrad-day risk calculations. The codes are written in Python leveraging an internally developed framework that supports an internal IDE for develops and offers various foundational components such as messaging, grid computing, and true object oriented database for building high quality applications.
Skills Required:
3-5 years of experience as a Software Engineer/Developer
Excellent hands-on development experience on Python with additional understanding on any other OO tec0hnology
Experience on participating in end-to-end development lifecycle in a rigorous test driven software development environment
Experience on developing and delivering scalable applications
Deep Understanding of FX, Rates and other Fixed Income products (FX Spot/Fwds, Options, etc.) in terms of risk and Pnl attribution
Experience in understanding of Intraday risk and various reports required
Excellent communication skills

Very desirable:
Follows clean code principles
Experience of Agile methods

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