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Lead Quantitative Engineer

New York, New York Investment Management Job ID R14986

The Opportunity

As a lead quantitative engineer/developer, you will be responsible for architecting and developing financial quantitative systems that support investment portfolio management activities.

The Team

The immediate team is composed of quantitative developers and strategists with proclivity for solving both technical and business problems. The team is part of the larger R&D group within Investment Management overseeing the General Investment Account. The team is very hands-on and proactive about engaging new ideas and challenges.

The Impact

  • Lead strategic and technological support for credit investments, benchmarking, and pricing activities.
  • Shape the architecture and design of a new investment system, providing advanced analytics to portfolio managers
  • Combine various on-prem data sources, vendor APIs, third-party SDKs, and proprietary software into an integrated system
  • Develop new and scalable code based on business requirements set forth by the portfolio managers for various product lines which will help to streamline benchmarking and pricing activities
  • Research new technologies to continually improve and modernize our investment technology stack in support of business needs
  • Champion pythonic software development patterns
  • Mentor and guide junior staff in software engineering and development best practices

The Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years working in financial services as quant developer/engineer
  • Holds a bachelor’s in a technical field
  • Advanced understanding of the python programming language and patterns
  • Knowledge of the python analytic ecosystem
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure
  • Some knowledge of Capital Markets
  • Knowledge of data modeling and database design
  • Propensity for automation, refactoring, and expanding technical capabilities
  • Hands-on with SDLC and documentation

The Ideal Qualifications

  • Holds a master’s degree in a technical field
  • Experience influencing and supporting portfolio managers in a high-stakes market setting
  • Professional certification in business and/or quantitative finance
  • Knowledge of credit and derivative assets
  • Experience in FastAPI, Django, or Flask
  • Experience developing applications in Dash and PyXLL
  • Advanced knowledge of pandas and scikit-learn
  • Designing data models in PostgreSQL and SQL Server, leveraging pydantic and SQLAlchemy
  • Developing code in GitHub
  • Testing software using pytest


MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

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MassMutual will accept applications on an ongoing basis until such time as a candidate has been offered employment.

Salary Range: $159,800.00-$209,700.00 Apply

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