Principal Software Engineer (Quant, Fintech)


On Site
$180,000 - $220,000 annually
Full Time


Financial technology
Fixed income
Cloud computing
Applied mathematics
Statistical models
Quantitative Analysis
Analytical skill
Amazon Web Services
Software development

Job Details

Kforce's client, a growing and innovative financial firm is seeking to hire a Principal Software Engineer (Quant, Fintech) in Boston, Massachusetts (MA).

In this key role, the Principal Software Engineer (Quant, Fintech) will build analytical models and sophisticated tools to empower researchers and investment decision makers around the world. You will partner with a diverse and growing team of quantitative engineers, researchers, and investment teams on various high-visibility projects. This is an exciting opportunity to create best in class business logic and models, involving requirements in gathering, design, productization, implementation, and optimization.

* Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in a STEM subject
* 5+ years of experience as a quantitative engineer/developer writing production-quality code at financial technology firms
* Experience developing software for quantitative investment workflows in areas such as equities or fixed income
* Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS preferred
* Proficient in Python, Java, C++, or related programming language
* Strong knowledge of applied mathematics, statistical models, and advanced finance concepts
* Strong programming skills and knowledge of equities, fixed income, derivative instruments, or related area
* Strong communication and team collaboration skills

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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