Quantitative Software Engineer

30 May 2023
Grand Central, Manhattan
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Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (''Jefferies,'' ''we,'' ''us'' or ''our'') is a U.S.-headquartered global full service, integrated investment banking and securities firm. Our largest subsidiary, Jefferies LLC, a U.S. broker-dealer, was founded in the U.S. in 1962 and our first international operating subsidiary, Jefferies International Limited, a U.K. broker-dealer, was established in the U.K. in 1986. Our strategy focuses on continuing to build out our investment banking effort, enhancing our capital markets businesses and further developing our Leucadia Asset Management alternative asset management platform. We offer deep sector expertise across a full range of products and services in investment banking, equities, fixed income, asset and wealth management in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East and Asia. Position: We are seeking a full-time software developer for our US equity derivatives business in New York. This person will support, enhance, and extend the functionality of our existing quantitative software package and will help build new tools to satisfy front office demands with the freedom to innovate and apply new methods and technologies. The position reports to the head of quantitative software development. Responsibilities: Design, develop, implement, and test software for trading and risk management. Enhance and extend functionality of existing quantitative models and software. Support current production environments. Work with users at all levels of the organization to understand their needs for quantitative applications and provide support for such users. Qualifications A degree in Applied Math, Physics, Quantitative Finance, or fields such as Computer/Information Science. A minimum of 10 years' experience building software for equity derivatives desirable. A suitable understanding of the math behind equity derivative modeling and implementation. Proficiency with C#, .NET., and SQL Server. Experience with Python and Excel DNA a plus. Deep understanding of the software development cycle, object-oriented programming, GUI development, data structures, and version control. Comfortable with Windows development environment and scripting. Outstanding problem-solving skills. High integrity and pride in work. Ability to learn and adopt quickly. Detail oriented. Strong communications skills. Fast and agile developer willing to dive into existing software. The salary range for this role is $200,000 - $300,000. At Jefferies, we believe that diversity fosters creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives. We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for all employees regardless of our differences and supports a workforce that is reflective of the communities where we work and live. As a result, we are able to pool our collective insights and intelligence to provide fresh and innovative thinking for our clients. Jefferies is an equal employment opportunity employer. We practice equal opportunity for all, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, genetic information, reproductive health decisions, or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. As part of this commitment, Jefferies will extend reasonable accommodations to individuals with qualified disabilities, as appropriate, under applicable law. All employees must follow Jefferies' COVID-19 policy, which is subject to change. Your acceptance of an offer means that you will comply with the COVID-19 policy. Jefferies expects that you will work in-person in the office on a schedule set by your manager or the firm.


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