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Python Developer

Spectra Group
New York, New York, United States
October 12, 2018


Direct Hire

You will be a developer joining our Fixed Income FX Risk technology team in New York. You will be working within an Agile team, developing strategic risk management tools and maintaining existing code for the FX asset class. The code is written in Python leveraging an internally developed framework that supports an internal IDE for developers and offers various foundational components such as messaging, grid computing and true object oriented database for building high quality applications. The next phases of developing risk platforms includes opportunities to be involved in HTML5, React framework and Open Fin amongst other evolving technologies.

Our ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting modern agile software development methods. They will contribute effectively in a team atmosphere, connected to the needs of customers and will develop relationships with clients (trades, data consumers).


Must haves (in order of priority)

Development experience on Python (preferably) or on any other OO technology (e.g., Java, C#)

Understanding of Fixed Income Products with respect to basic Position/Risk management and P&L attribution

Excellent communicator who runs well in a collaborative team environment


Follows clean code principles (e.g., test driven development)

Experience of Agile methods

Understanding of FX products (FX Spot, Forwards & Options) with respect to Position/Risk management and P&L attribution