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Quantitative Software Engineer

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Job ID WMS-10816 City New York State New York Exempt/Non Exempt Exempt Shift Day Work Schedule M-F, 8-5
Job Details:
This position is responsible for developing logic-intensive components of the digital wealth management platform. Works on computational libraries, as well as API services that interact with those libraries and other parts of the platform. The core focus for the position will be on implementing software used in portfolio optimization, Monte Carlo simulations, trading algorithms, financial health scores, and probability assessment models used in developing a wealth management platform


  • Develop software for quantitative and portfolio management using Python
  • Design/test/maintain/improve the core trading and research applications being developed
  • Develop code to extract data from various sources to support development of the models
  • Collaborate with team on best practices
  • Conduct research on portfolio optimization, perform back test and implement trading models
Basic Qualifications
  • *Master's degree in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science
  • *5+ years of software development in a quantitative finance area
  • *3+ years of professional experience building large scale applications/APIs in Python
Skills and Knowledge
  • Master's degree in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics or other relevant discipline. PhD preferred
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in a quantitative finance area
  • Strong knowledge of quantitative concepts, including applied statistics
  • Experience using analytics libraries and frameworks such tensorflow, scikit, numpy
  • Familiarity with and ability to apply the following concepts to solve data problems; natural language processing, machine learning, conceptual modelling, statistical analysis, predictive modelling and hypothesis testing
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of (or interest in) personal finance/economics
  • Experience with algorithm design or development
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs
  • Experience with Python API frameworks like Django, Flask
  • Experience with containerization is a big plus
  • Experience in financial services preferred
  • Experience developing financial models in behavioral finance or wealth management
*Represents basic qualifications for the position. To be considered for this position you must at least meet the basic qualifications.
City National Bank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans
Note: This preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Note: Candidates should be advised that City National Bank does not pay interviewee travel expenses or relocation expenses for candidates who are hired unless previously agreed.
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