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Director, Valuations Developer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 168981/001_1528751802
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Risk Management
  • Date posted: 11/06/2018

An international hedge fund administration company is looking to expand their core leadership team by bringing on an experienced manager who would be responsible for leading a key team of developers focused on building out an in-house valuations and risk management system from scratch.

Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on involvement in the development of tools and front office applications used for asset valuation and risk analytics for buy-side client portfolios.

  • Develop and implement strategies to build a team of highly motivated, effective and well organized professionals. Build a high performance work environment by establishing and maintaining effective managerial practices.

  • Liaise with clients, senior leadership and other internal business functions in order to explain and clarify the function of the team and its products.

Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience in front-end development using C#, C++, Java, or Python as well as developing automated testing platforms and unit tests.

  • Excellent communications, both verbal and written, as well as strong negotiation skills to liaise with clients and well as other heads of the business.

  • 4-Year degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, etc. Higher degree (Masters or Ph.D.) strongly preferred.

  • Strong leadership capability with prior managerial experience required.

  • Experience with Front Arena, Murex, Calypso, etc. is a plus.