ABOUT THE POSITION
Guggenheim Insurance Services is seeking a Developer. Reporting to the Head of Development, this person will join a small team, working with the latest technology and be given the opportunity to learn the business. The candidate’s primary responsibility will be to enhance and improve the existing processes and develop new tools for the group. The candidate should be familiar with the latest big data technologies and should have experience in working with real-time data, measuring and reducing latency. The team uses Python and generally prefers open-source tools. Various market feeds, such as Bloomberg, Markit, and Reuters are used for data collection. The group uses Microsoft Azure and the Berkeley Labs Scientific Cluster and are currently building their own internal Hadoop cluster. There is growth potential for the right candidate, with opportunities for additional responsibilities depending on how quickly the systems are learned. The Developer position is located in New York.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
- Ability to code using Python and one other language such as C++/Java/C#
- Add additional functionality and code changes based on specifications
- Measure and reduce latency on applications
- Handle any after-hours support if necessary
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
- Mid-level experience: 3-6yrs
- Python (Numpy, Pandas)
- Hadoop / Celery
- Messaging technologies such as ZeroMq or RabbitMQ
- In-memory databases like Redis
- Browsers: Chrome & IE
ABOUT GUGGENHEIM INSURANCE SERVICES
Guggenheim Insurance Services offers a unified set of advisory services to ensure efficiency and long-term success for insurance companies. GIS advises insurance company management teams on topics including asset liability management, best actuarial practices, capital management, cost structure benchmarks, expense management, M&A strategy and execution, product development, product strategy, and transactions and products.
To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people, who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.
Guggenheim Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diversified and inclusive workforce.
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