Javascript Jobs - Full Stack Software Engineer, 14743

at Acadian Asset Management
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Date Posted May 16, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Acadian Asset Management LLC is a Boston-headquartered investment management firm with wholly owned affiliates located in Singapore, London, Tokyo and Sydney. As of March 31st, 2019, the firm managed approximately US$96 billion on behalf of major pension funds, endowments, foundations, governments and other investors based in the U.S. and abroad.

Position Overview:

We are looking for a full stack developer with emphasis on the frontend to join our team focused on our interactive analytics application. These tools help us better understand, explain, and improve our quantitative investment process. You will gain and apply quantitative investment knowledge and interact with portfolio managers and researchers on daily basis.

You are a highly technical front-end engineer who deals with large, complex data sets, and is comfortable doing backend development. You take pride in your work and have a proven track record of building applications from the ground up. You are passionate about usability and the technology that enables it. You organize your own work, innovate, take risks, and take ownership.

The team’s evolving technology stack includes Python (Pandas, Numpy, Scipy), Javascript, D3, HTML5, SQL, MongoDB, Redis, AWS, React, GIT, Docker, Slurm, ZeroMQ, Apache.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, enhance, test, and support multi-tiered, clustered, web-based applications and platforms
  • Team up with quantitative portfolio managers and researchers to develop and execute process improvement initiatives through software development
  • Maintain all aspects of the analysis framework including daily production jobs
  • Design and implement state of the art model visualization capabilities

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience developing software in a professional setting
  • Proven track record of building data intensive frontend applications
  • Excellent programming skills in JavaScript
  • Experience in web design and web development
  • Attention to detail and an eye for aesthetic design
  • Proficient in computer science and a relevant academic degree
  • World-class analytic skills and the ability to clearly articulate the approach, process and results in verbal, graphical and written form
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, collegiality and the ability to excel in a self-starting environment
  • Drive and humility to deliver on high value projects and roll up your sleeves attitude

 

To apply for this position or view Acadian’s open roles, please visit the Careers section of our website at: http://www.acadian-asset.com/careers/job-opportunities. We will contact only selected candidates.

 

It is the policy of Acadian Asset Management LLC to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, disability, or sexual orientation.