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Quant Developer – Quantitative Investment Strategies - Commodities and Global Markets - New York

New York

We are looking for strong software engineer passionate about technology and financial markets to join our Quant Strat teams in New York to work closely with the Quantitative Investment Strategy desk.

The Quant Strat team applies specialist methods from mathematics, science, and engineering to generate revenue. The focus is on derivatives valuation and risk, automated trading and execution, data-driven decision-making, and pushing new areas of growth.

Working on the trading floor, your role will consist in expanding our Index products offering by implementing new systematic trading strategies, supporting the Quant Investment Strategies desk day-to-day, and developing/maintaining cutting-edge multi-assets trading and risk management applications.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities include:

  • Strong computer science foundations and programming skills in Python, and a demonstrable passion for technology and engineering excellence 
  • Proficient with a range of open-source frameworks and development tools e.g. Numpy, Pandas, SciPy, etc.
  • Genuine interest in financial markets and desire to work closely with the Trading, Structuring and Sales desks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities alongside intellectual curiosity, self-motivation and great communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong academic achievements, ideally a relevant university degree in quantitative disciple (e.g. computer science, maths, physics or engineering)

Any of the following are advantageous but not essential:

  • Knowledge of C++ is an advantage
  • Experience building and maintaining front office risk and pricing systems
  • Experience with cloud technologies like AWS, Kubernetes
  • This is an outstanding opportunity to be a part of a global team, closely aligned with revenue generation.

Salary range for this position: $100,000 - $220,000/Yr. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, peer and market data, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. The successful candidate may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award. Macquarie offers a full spectrum of benefits, including Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Day Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and Other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave and Vacation), Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability, in addition to other special perks reserved for our employees.

About Commodities and Global Markets

Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: CGM-966031
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Junior, Quantitative Analytics
Group: Commodities and Global Markets
Division: Central
Recruiter: Ellen Fahey
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