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AVP Quant Developer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$200000 per year
  • Job reference: 261783/006_1566391852
  • Sector: Applications, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 21/08/2019

AVP Quant Developer | Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund

New York City, NY

Compensation range: $150,000-200,000+ total & benefits

One of our trusted hedge fund partners, a Multi-Billion Hedge Fund that has had incredible performance over the past few quarters, is looking to build their next generation research and trading platforms to sustain their continued growth. As a firm that stands apart due to its ability to operate independently from broader market trends, they are in search of PhD graduates with a passion for quantitative finance and technology. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Quantitative Research team to drive the design and architecture of their trading infrastructure covering everything from research and execution to portfolio management.

The successful candidate will need to have very solid programming skills in C++/Python and a passion for solving complex problems.


  • Work collaboratively to develop brand new cutting-edge solutions and platforms to help traders and portfolio managers

  • Contribute to the design efforts by interacting with the team and stakeholders

  • Work collaboratively to improve quantitative strategy development

  • Research new technologies and effectively integrate within existing environment


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science/Physics/Mathematics or a quantitative discipline from a top university preferred

  • Proficiency in Object Oriented Programming (C++/Python preferred)

  • Strong troubleshooting ability and excellent attention to detail

  • Motivated self learner with the desire to succeed within a growing team

  • Prior development experience preferred

If interested, please apply with a copy of your resume and we will be in touch soon!

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