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Research Systems - C/C++ Developer

Company Overview

We are a Boston-based investment manager that provides global and international equity investment strategies and fund products to institutional investors such as pension plans, endowments, foundations, and registered/unregistered commingled investment funds. We are a registered investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and a registered commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  Our firm manages over $90 billion for over 175 client relationships in North America, Europe and Australasia.  Our offices are located at 200 Clarendon Street, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Job Description

The developer will collaborate with a small team responsible for a distributed, performance-sensitive system that simulates the investment process. The system is used by members of the Research group to improve portfolio construction decisions across the firm’s managed assets. It is therefore very important that this system be fast, and reliable. The developer will work closely with the team lead to prototype and test performance improving solutions.

 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with development team lead on new designs for increasing the performance of critical processes.
  • Work closely with members of the simulator developer team to assimilate winning HPC solutions.
  • Explore other areas in the system that could benefit from better performance besides the critical processes.

 

Qualifications

Qualified candidates must possess:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience coding C or C++.
  • Solid understanding of computer architecture, memory hierarchy, and the inner workings of the CPU.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to work effectively on highly detailed, performance-critical problems.
  • Ability to solve challenging problems and overcome obstacles in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for applying new technologies to complex business problems
  • Great communication skills.

 

Qualified candidates should submit a resume to recruiter@arrowstreetcapital.com. Please include a cover letter detailing your short and long-term career goals  and copies of transcripts. No telephone calls please.

 

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