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Lead Software Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04604
Location: New york, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 160,000.00 - 170,000.00 /Year
Investment Banking Client
Lead Software Engineer 
Midtown NYC
$160K-$170K base + bonus


Client is hiring a software engineer in the front/middle office development team. The position will support the trading, trade analysis, research departments in the New York office.

The candidate will need to independently design and write code in a variety of languages and tool-sets, as well as maintain or redesign existing systems. He or she will demonstrate a high level of problem solving skills, and communicate with traders and other front office staff as well as with other members of the system team to assess front office needs and design and maintain systems to support the business.
 
Requirements:
- Extensive experience in C#, .NET AND  C/C++ 
- Able to reason mathematically about problems at the level of someone who has done advanced undergraduate or graduate work in a quantitative field, e.g.: analysis, linear algebra, differential equations, statistics and probability, discrete math, as well as a strong general problem-   solving ability.
- Familiar with the database concepts (SQL prefered), coding with OLAP is a big plus
- Understanding of Risk - Reporting, PNL, etc.
- Have superior communication and user-facing skills, the ability to explain complex problems and the maturity to solve problems directly & independently with front-office staff
- Undergraduate or graduate preparation in computer science from a top-tier computer science program (or equivalent), and significant
- (10+ years) practical work experience involving quantitative programming, preferentially in finance,
- OR undergraduate or graduate preparation in a quantitative field (mathematics, physics, engineering) and significant (5+ years)
  practical programming experience.