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Senior Financial Python Software Engineer

Posted on May 20, 2020 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Virginia, VA
Immediate Start
$120k - $140k Annual

*This position is Bonus eligible*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Sr. Financial Software Developer with Python skills. Candidate will develop production systems that involve data science, data engineering and machine learning. Candidate will partner with data scientists to develop high throughput systems to make models, data, and analytics available for business use.


Building Production Systems
Design, develop and support production systems, which typically contain a models developed by a team of data scientists. Our existing systems are written in Python, however, we choose the right technologies for each system, so candidates need to be able to quickly learn new languages and libraries.
Design and develop new code, implement automated testing to ensure standard technology development practices are met
Support Data Scientists
Work side-by-side with data science and machine learning experts to solve their technical challenges, for example:
Implement new machine learning techniques that are not provided by an existing library
Optimize code written by data scientists to reduce run-time and memory usage
Peer review code and automated tests, help team members with design and implementation challenges
Clearly craft and articulate messages (both written and verbal) to a variety of audiences
Actively seek opportunities to continuously improve the technical quality and architecture to respond to business needs


At least 5 years of experience developing in Python or Java
BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Experience with building production web services
Experience working with numerical/quantitative systems, eg, pandas, NumPy, SciPy and Apache Spark
Experience writing automated unit, integration, regression, performance and acceptance tests
Solid understanding of software design principles

Preferred Skills:

Familiarity with linear algebra, regression analysis and machine learning techniques
Experience with cloud computing and storage services
Experience with C or C++
Strong quantitative skills (statistics, econometrics)

Reference: 890861785

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