GUI Developer

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Job Description

About Us

Symmetry is a global investment company with offices in Hong Kong and London. We have been in business since 2014 after successfully spinning off from a major New York-based hedge fund. Currently we have about 95 full time employees and manage approximately US$3.6 billion of capital. At Symmetry Investments, we seek to engage in intelligent risk-taking to create value for our clients, partners and employees. We derive our edge from our capacity to generate Win-Wins – in the broadest sense. Win-Win is our fundamental ethical and strategic principle. By generating Win-Wins, we can create unique solutions that reconcile perspectives that are usually seen as incompatible or opposites, and encompass the best that each side has to offer.

  • We integrate fixed-income arbitrage with global macro strategies in a novel way.
  • We invent and develop technology that focuses on the potential of human-machine integration.
  • We build systems where machines do what they do best, supporting people to do what people do best.
  • We are creating a collaborative meritocracy: a culture where individual contribution serves both personal and collective goals - and is rewarded accordingly.
  • We value both ownership thinking AND cooperative team spirit, self-realization AND community.

For more information, please visit our website and our LinkedIn page at http://www.symmetryinvestments.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/5832070/

Job Title: GUI Developer
Department: Research
Location: Hong Kong

Application closing date: 31/12/2017

Job Description

  • Helping build data visualization, automated reports and interactive tools used by researchers, PMs and traders and managing all aspects of the iterative rapid prototyping process
  • Developing interactive GUIs for multiple frameworks: Python (Dash, Jupyter Dashboard, Plot.ly), web technologies (HTML5 / Javascript / CSS, etc), R (Shiny), etc.
  • Consulting with investment professionals on business requirements, performing the analysis to solve the business problem, and automating the workflow for the solutions
  • Working collaboratively, under changing requirements, across different teams at the firm, using short feedback loops to iteratively refine tools and processes (agile-like development process)
  • Managing ad-hoc projects involving breaking down business requirements into software requirements, putting together plans to fulfil the requirements and developing software to meet the business requirements

Must Have:

  • The ability to “hit the ground running” and being immediately productive in one or more programming languages (Python, R, D, Java, C#, C++, etc.)
  • Good coding habits (using repos, creating documentation, testing, etc.)
  • Incredibly detail oriented, self-directed and keen to learn
  • Able to independently see an idea through from inception to completion

Nice to Have:

  • Prior experience with database management and web scraping
  • Prior experience setting up Dev-Ops workflow (processes for automated documentation creation, testing, deployment and application management for teams)
  • Some degree of experience or knowledge of the financial industry, prior experience with FICC products

Application process:

If you possess the relevant skills and wish to apply for this position, please send your CV to: careers@symmetryinvestments.com. Please use the reference "GUI DEVELOPER" in your application title.

Along with CV, please submit links to any publically-available, non-proprietary code that you’ve worked on, or created (i.e. Github, Bitbucket, etc.)

Monthly Salary Unspecified Seniority Level Not Applicable
Industry IT Job Function Other
Employment Type Full Time Vacancies 0
Location Remote

Application process:

If you possess the relevant skills and wish to apply for this position, please send your CV to: careers@symmetryinvestments.com

Along with CV, please submit links to any publically-available, non-proprietary code that you’ve worked on, or created (i.e. Github, Bitbucket, etc.)

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