Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Software Developer, Overland Adv - SF

Software Developer, Overland Advisors - San Francisco

Overland Advisors is an absolute return investment firm based in San Francisco that focuses on monetizing relative value mispricings across multiple asset classes.

Overland Advisors is looking to hire a Software Developer to help build and support advanced custom applications that enhance our research and trading initiatives. We’re looking for a fast learner who is eager to explore new technologies and become an integral part of our systems team. The candidate will be in charge of maintaining a large part of our technology infrastructure. This is a great opportunity to have a large impact on the systems of a hedge fund with in excess of $3 billion of assets across various security types, while learning about the quantitative processes used in a relative value trading strategy.

Key Responsibilities 
•       Working directly with portfolio managers to improve and maintain the front-end interfaces of our applications, including the optimization of our data access and graphical user interfaces.
•       Supporting and extending proprietary internal financial analytics tools.
•       Generating custom management and investor reports to track the portfolio performance.
•       Integrating our applications with third-party APIs (Bloomberg, Capital IQ, internal models).
•       Managing our code releases.
•       Working with Middle Office personnel in constantly improving our business process automation and data validation.

•       Experience with .NET and a modern programming language (C#, C++, Java), especially Windows forms, WPF and Linq.
•       Excellent debugging skills.
•       Some exposure to relational database architecture and SQL.
•       Working knowledge of XML.
•       Familiarity with code management software (CVS, Clearcase, Subversion) and an integrated development environment (VisualStudio, Eclipse).
•       BS or MS in Computer Science or related degree.
•       Disciplined and organized coding style and excellent communication skills.

Compensation will be competitive based on experience.

Interested candidates should apply to

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