Point72 is hiring a

Software Engineer, Risk Technology

A career with Point72’s Technology team

As Point72 reimagines the future of investing, our Technology group is constantly improving our company’s IT infrastructure, positioning us at the forefront of a rapidly evolving technology landscape. We’re a team of experts experimenting, discovering new ways to harness the power of open source solutions, and embracing enterprise agile methodology. We encourage professional development to ensure you bring innovative ideas to our products while satisfying your own intellectual curiosity.

Risk Technology is a highly collaborative and results-oriented team. We work closely with the Risk Management and Quantitative Research group to build and maintain a vital and high-profile system, which supports the business to enhance the Firm’s risk-adjusted performance and protect the Firm from excessive exposure. 

What you’ll do

As a software engineer on our Risk Technology team, you will use your programming expertise to advance the performance of our risk management systems, valuation engines, and analytic capabilities within Point72’s Risk department. In this role you will:

  • Build analytical tools on a next generation technology platform to facilitate rapid, ad-hoc understanding of performance and risk for portfolio managers, senior management, risk managers and analysts
  • Develop quantitative understanding of risk to anticipate the requirements of our team
  • Innovate and improve our capabilities to deliver high quality products to our business partners
  • Solve complex and challenging problems through the application of creative and unique solutions using the latest technology

What’s required

  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards
  • Training in computer science, math, physics or related technical field
  • Programming experience in a quantitative environment with statistic models or complex aggregations
  • Awesome team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills with peers and clients
  • Problem solving skills with deep understanding of core computer science algorithms and data structures
  • Experience within a mix of related technologies including C#, Python, NodeJS/React and SQL
  • Experience designing, building and delivering end to end software solutions
  • Experience with VaR/Stress systems or Fixed Income Valuation/Trading systems

We take care of our people  

We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. When you work here, we provide: 

  • Fully-paid health care benefits 
  • Generous parental and family leave policies 
  • Volunteer opportunities  
  • Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, people of color and the LGBT+ community  
  • Mental and physical wellness programs 
  • Tuition assistance 

About Point72 

Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry’s premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry’s brightest talent. We’re inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking. For more information, visit www.Point72.com/working-here

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