The Oakleaf Group, LLC

  • Quantitative Developers, Java, 1+ year contract

    Job Location 1 month ago(3/16/2018 8:30 PM)
    ID
    2018-1470
    Posted Date
    US-VA-McLean
  • Overview

    Quantitative Developers, Java, 1+ year contract

    Washington, DC metro area

    Ref#2018-1470

     

    Expert programming skills in Java, preferably 1.8 or higher and related application development stack. Practical experience with TDD, Continuous Integration and good exposure to technology stack for DevOps. Exhibit solid understanding and practical experience of latest web technologies.

    Preferred Skills

    Experience with building near real time web applications. Solid exposure and understanding of Grid Computing/Big Data and related technologies.

     

    For a large, mortgage-focused financial services client we are seeking several Quant Modeler-Developers with strong Java for a 1+ year contract.  The modeler-developers will be on teams that build model-oriented applications for trading and risk management.  This is a hands-on day-to-day developer role, doing mostly writing code and development related activities.

    Responsibilities

    • Design and implement high quality financial model applications, components and frameworks for trading and risk management.
    • Code in compliance with organizational development practices.
    • Apply knowledge of development tools/languages in application development, including modifications, application maintenance and testing.
    • Provide ad hoc support for other areas of financial research and engineering, including defining systems requirements.
    • Assist internal customers with improving performance and scalability of their existing solutions

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, financial engineering or a related discipline; prefer CFA or FRM, master’s degree
    • 3-7+ years of hands-on software development, testing, and delivery experience.
    • Expert programming skills in Java, preferably 1.8 or higher and related application development stack.
    • Practical experience with TDD, Continuous Integration and good exposure to technology stack for DevOps.
    • Exhibit solid understanding and practical experience of latest web technologies.
    • Prefer experience building near-real-time web applications; understanding of Grid Computing/Big Data and related technologies; experience in financial services, preferably in capital markets, fixed income products and derivatives.

     

    Company Overview

    The Oakleaf Group is a mid-size consulting firm with offices in Bethesda, MD and New York, NY. Our people are our greatest assets and our company culture is grounded on that belief. Our goal is to thrill our clients and challenge and reward our employees.  As a member of the Oakleaf team, you will have an exciting opportunity to work with emerging technology, modernize financial applications, and grow in a friendly workplace where you can work independently and collaboratively. In this position the ideal candidate will work to solve complex “hot topic” issues currently faced by the financial services industry. We bring depth of experience to a wide range of highly satisfied clients, delivering trusted advice along with quantitative, technology, regulatory, and operations strategies. Do you possess the talent and dedication to be part of our growing team?

     

    Third party candidates will not be considered for this position.

     

    As a condition of employment with The Oakleaf Group, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a pre-employment drug screen and/or a credit check for positions in some areas of our business. The Oakleaf Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, gender, native origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Oakleaf Group participates in the E-Verify program.

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