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Financial Software Engineer - Java

Posted on May 6, 2020 by Request Technology

Virginia, VA
Immediate Start
$100k - $180k Annual

*This is a permanent full time role*

A fortune 500 company is on the search for a Financial Engineer. This role is revolved around Java development but other languages are acceptable like python or C++/C#. The selected candidate will combine strong software development, quantitative analysis, and collaboration skills to help build high-performance risk analytics platforms, trading systems, and financial model application components/frameworks. This person will be a Grid cloud API distributed computing specialist developing and creating next generation cloud based building high performance risk analytics. This person will work on Platforms trade systems design develop and support libraries written in Java, numerical quantitative systems, writing automated unit testing.


  • Design, develop and support libraries written in Java, which form a computational engine used to manage and distribute risk analyses for a variety of financial instruments
  • Design and develop new code, review existing code changes, and implement automated testing to ensure standard technology development practices are met
  • Actively seek opportunities to continuously improve the technical quality and architecture to respond to business needs
  • Clearly craft and articulate messages (both written and verbal) to a variety of audiences


  • At least 8 years of experience developing in Java or C++
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with high-performance or grid computing
  • Experience working with numerical/quantitative systems
  • Experience writing automated unit, integration, regression, performance and acceptance tests
  • Solid understanding of software design principles, including knowledge of how to refactor Legacy code
  • Experience with using Monte-Carlo simulations to value financial instruments, especially mortgages
  • Broad knowledge of Fixed Income finance, including mortgage-backed securities and interest rate derivatives
  • Experience with cloud computing and storage services
  • Experience with C++ or Python
  • Strong quantitative skills (statistics, econometrics, linear algebra)

Reference: 886812067

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