Senior Software Engineer, Derivatives Pricing
We are seeking an exceptionally talented individual to join our Discretionary Macro & Fixed Income (DMFI) technology team as a Senior Software Engineer. to work in our Front-Office Technology Team. The team is tasked with building a derivatives pricing engine, pre-trade tools as well as post trade analytics.
What you’ll do
The Senior Software Engineer will work closely with the Head of Macro Technology to help design, architect. develop and deliver a pricing platform at Schonfeld. You will participate in an Agile framework, continuously improving and expanding platform capabilities based on rapidly changing business requirements as well as providing Level 3 support across the globe. You will design, develop, debug and deploy new functionality custom to the needs of our various portfolio managers. You will keep an eye towards scalability and optimization along with ensuring the adoption of next-generation technology when appropriate. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to solve problems and an interest in continuous improvement and learning.
What you’ll bring
What you need:
- Strong Python development experience, with around 7+ years commercial experience
- Along with Python application level experience, experience with another OO skillset (Java or C# or C++)
- Expertise in building pricing and valuation systems
- Expertise in fixed income products – e.g. fx, interest rates, credit
- Expertise with design and architecture (microservices experience preferred)
- Experience leading strategic technical initiatives from start to finish
- Expertise in building systems using Kafka or similar messaging/streaming middleware
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Strong ownership experience and a track record of delivering results
We’d love if you had:
- Experience and knowledge of:
- Cloud services such as AWS
- Containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker and Kubernetes
- DevOps methodologies such as CI/CD and build automation
The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.
Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions. In our agile environment, engineers are expected to self-organize and collaborate on the best way to solve problems, and they are collectively responsible for the entire team's delivery. Engineering teams are small and cross-functional, and value learning and knowledge sharing.
At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our DEI initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.
Who we are
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across four trading strategies; quantitative, fundamental equity, tactical trading and discretionary macro & fixed income. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.
Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics and continue to capitalize on new opportunities. In 2021 we launched our newest strategy, discretionary macro & fixed income as part of the continual growth of Schonfeld’s investible universe. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.