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2018-08-132018-09-12

Consulting Director, Quant Developer

Prudential
Newark, NJ
  • Job Code
    459418
Position Title: Consulting Director, Quant Developer
Job Code: 459418
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark
Description:

QMA Quantitative Programming Architect

As a quantitative programmer for QMA, this role partners with the investment teams to develop a research and development platform and support tools for quantitative research, model implementations and reporting. This position will be instrumental to the development of an IT infrastructure support QMA’s quantitative investment business.

 

Core Functional Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on production implementation through heavy programming of IT backbone for the QMA business.
  • Works in close partnership with the various quantitative research groups at QMA to provide production programming support and systems advice.
  • Daily direct support for the quantitative research and production practice at QMA.
  • Implementation of toolsets and databases to support research by creating and using bespoke software.
  • Being the expert on all research data sources, and the ability to coach the research team on best practices regarding data and analysis.

 


Experience & Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering, Finance, Mathematics/Statistics required; advanced degree a plus
  • Minimum 10 years of experience working with large financial datasets and building language extensions to manage those datasets
  • Experience with a variety of asset classes is desirable, including equity, equity derivatives, futures, bonds, preferred stocks, foreign exchange and commodities
  • Strong programming skills in Python, SQL (Oracle or Microsoft), and some C#.
  • Skill with git source control systems
  • Solid numerical programming abilities
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Detail oriented
  • Team oriented
  • Knowledge of portfolio management and quantitative asset management (on the buy side) a plus
  • Familiarization with portfolio optimization a plus

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Technology
Schedule: Full-time

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