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Jacobs Levy Equity Management, located in Florham Park, NJ, is seeking Quantitative Software Engineers to play a key role in contributing to the quantitative investment processes. Our engineers are responsible for the design, implementation, optimization, and testing of our proprietary quantitative investment systems. You will have a great opportunity to build a next generation system for global portfolio management, work with large data sets, and solve challenging business problems.
As part of a team, Primary Responsibilities include:
Implementing and enhancing quantitative models, proprietary portfolio construction, and optimization techniques with Research and Portfolio Management teams
Architecting and managing global data repository incorporating millions of financial and market data points
Creating high performance simulation and optimization engines
Developing and managing investment workflow management systems
Building and extending analytics and reporting platforms
MS/PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or related discipline
Outstanding coding, debugging, and analytical skills
Development experience in Python, experience with NumPy/Pandas or similar quantitative software a plus
Experience in C++ or other programming languages a plus
An aptitude for math and statistics
Knowledge in .NET, C#, and SQL is also a plus
An interest in manipulating large data sets
Passionate about solving complex business, data, and technical challenges
Contributions to open source software a big plus
Jacobs Levy Equity Management, founded in 1986, focuses exclusively on managing equity portfolios for institutional clients. Building on the pioneering research of founders Bruce Jacobs and Ken Levy, the firm has developed a unique approach to investing. Jacobs Levy manages assets for a prestigious global roster of corporate defined benefit and defined contribution plans, public retirement systems, sub-advised funds, and endowments/foundations, including many of Pensions & Investments' "Top 200 Pension Funds/Sponsors."