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Financial Model Mortgage Trading Tools Development Lead

Posted on Apr 5, 2019 by Request Technology - Anthony Honquest

Virginia, VA
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$150k - $160k Annual

Financial Model Mortgage Trading Tools Development Lead
Salary: $150k to $160k + $20k to $25k Bonus

Location: McLean, VA

We are currently seeking a Technical Lead who will help create our next generation trading tools to support a diverse portfolio of mortgage and rates products. This involves development to support a trading operation, a high-performance computing environment, and Fixed Income analytics.

The ideal candidate will has excellent communication skills, and be comfortable with explaining and exchanging ideas with senior management and users of our analytic tools. The person needs to have background in Java programming with some experience supporting production applications

Your Work Falls into Three Primary Categories:

  • Strategy Development and Implementation

o Communicate and work as the point person with senior management in the division for our analytics tools.

o Design, develop and support systems within the financial modelling and research area.

o Design and develop new code and review existing code changes to ensure standard technology development practices are met.

  • Team Management and Leadership

o Assist in the operational execution of software solutions to assist with the monitoring and control of market and credit risks.

o Assist with application development, modifying and/or maintaining applications and associated testing. Demonstrate knowledge of development tools and languages.

  • Operations and Technology

o May assist other areas of financial research and engineering when defining requirements for systems applications


  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree, ideally in Computer Science, Financial Engineering, or a related quantitative discipline
  • Java 8.x, N-Tier RESTful Webservices/Angular JS/JQuery
  • AWS Cloud, Grid computing,
  • UNIX Shell Scripting/Perl/Python

Key to success in this role

  • Technical savvy
  • Strong communication skills

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess

  • Partnership: Speak up, be honest and be candid (and encourage others to speak up too)
  • Drive for Execution: Treat obstacles as challenges to overcome, not excuses
  • Customer Focus (Internal and External): Personally engage with customers to learn their needs

Preferred Skills

  • Finance knowledge, specifically Fixed Income products in mortgage finance

5+ to 7 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Never


Data science - Object Oriented - Python, C Sharp

Python Developers

DB experience - good with technology

Finance background - familiarity with trading is a plus

Reference: 687230798

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