Software Engineer - Quant AI

Forbes Jersey City , NJ 07097

Posted 2 months ago

Title: Sr Software Engineer

Type of Hire: Experienced

Who are we?

We are a bunch of AI quants trying to change the retail investing game. No really, we are trying to change the investing world by challenging the existing paradigm for individuals like you. Why should ONLY the big investment banks and elite hedge funds have access to recent advancements in quantitative and AI investing? We are trying to help the average person invest and save through the power of AI. Why should someone like you be forced to settle? We don't think you should. Your money matters too!

What is our culture?

We have a team-oriented culture built on mutual respect, integrity, accountability and doing the right thing. Trying to challenge the investment titans is serious, but we also try to have fun 24/7. It really is hard for us to contain our excitement about how AI can change the investing game for the retail investor. We never settle and are always hustling. Most importantly, we never stop dreaming and are ALWAYS looking to disrupt!

What are we trying to do?

Creating consumer-facing financial products to help individuals invest and save better. With the help of smart algorithms, we think individual investors can realize some awesome returns in their portfolios. Stocks? ETFs? Options? Cryptocurrencies? We do it all and even more! Why throw darts at a stock market dart board? Let our AI algorithms crunch the numbers, so that individual investors like you can make the trade!

What kind of benefits do you get if you join our team?

  • Free Insurance Coverage to an awesome insurance plan! Medical, Dental, Vision, etcwe cover it all!

  • Pay Half of the Insurance Coverage for your Family

  • $100 monthly stipend to the Food Court

  • $150 monthly Health & Wellness coverage. It can be used for gym memberships, massages and even your Peloton subscription!

  • $125 monthly coverage for commuter transportation to and from our office

  • Discounts to Broadway Plays, Theme Parks, Ski Liftsyou even get discounts on Apple Products!

  • Equity too!

What is your role?

You will be the lead engineer on the development and launch of our flagship next gen investing app. This investing app will be truly unique and differentiated in the marketplace with the goal of bringing some of the newest and most cutting-edge investment strategies to the individual investor in a simple to use and transparent investing app. In your role as Sr Software Engineer, you will be working directly with the Founder/ CEO and will be responsible for any technology related issues surrounding the launch of our investing app as well the launch and maintenance of our interactive chatrooms and informational websites. You will be expected to take ownership over the technical definition, architecture and quality assurance for new software product development and scaling & sustaining activities.

Who are you?

  • #codinglife isn't just your favorite twitter hashtag, it is a way of life

  • You have already launched and scaled other high-quality software products from beginning to end

  • Excited about how AI technology can change the way people invest

  • You think it would be cool if we built our own blockchain just for fun

  • You are fascinated by investment markets

  • You LOVE Building New Apps

  • Happy

  • Curious

  • Helpful

  • Accountable

  • Team Player

Personal Competencies:

  • Possess extensive knowledge of complex private and public APIs

  • Ability to manage complex projects and teams

  • Extensive Experience in Front-end development with Full Stack Capabilities

  • Experience with Machine Learning is preferred too!

  • Extensive coding experience in PHP, Javascript / NodeJS, Python, , Angular and React

  • Would be great if have some experience with Go too!

  • Solid understanding and experience with search database technology, security, data science, data analytics, server-side technology, and/or DevOps

  • Extensive knowledge of current product best-practice in Consumer Tech and FinTech spaces

  • Can lead and thrive a multidisciplinary team made up of members with diverse backgrounds

  • Understands agile and SCRUM development processes

  • UI/UX

  • Ability to design functional and reliable APIs

  • Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines

  • Must have strong focus on KPIs and other productivity metrics

  • Great interpersonal and written/spoken communication skills

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented

  • Strong analytical orientation and organizational skills

  • Document everything

  • A methodical approach to all tasks

  • Fluent English speaker

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with Founder/CEO to develop and launch new investing product for Quantalytics AI Labs

  • Oversee the engineering team responsible for application development, API infrastructure, and other cloud services

  • Ensure quality assurance infrastructure can scale to meet the breadth of development activity that is fueling the business's explosive growth

  • Communicate and work collaboratively with the rest of the leadership team

  • Create an innovative engineering culture of technology innovation and excellence, characterized as highly collaborative, execution-focused, members first, high velocity and best in class.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years professional experience in consumer-centric software development

  • Must have some experience in eCommerce, wealth management, or online trading

  • Extensive experience with public and private APIs

  • Extensive experience with cloud technologies, SOA architectures and agile development practices with a track record of driving innovation and results in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong track record of successfully launching and scaling digital products

  • Passionate about using technology and big data to make investing easier

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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