Financial Engineer/Quant Developer - 56

job - full time, paid

The Oakleaf Group
Reston, VA
Posted 47 Days ago
The Oakleaf Group
Reston, VA
job - full time, paid
Posted 47 Days ago


Job Description


For a large financial services client, we are seeking a Financial Engineer/Numerical Programmer with a very strong quant background to work on a 1 year or longer project. The project involves a large-scale enterprise-wide AWS migration.

The Financial Engineer should be a fast learner, able to pick new tools and concepts up quickly. They should have strong development skills in Unix scripting, Python, and C++ or equivalent language, as well as working with Big Data or databases. They should have financial services experience, or at least a strong relevant academic record.


  • Develop, modify, or update code used by business units to help connect applications to enterprise database.
  • Participate in the implementation of multiple applications in a Unix/Linux environment, using Unix scripting, as well as Python and other languages as needed.
  • Develop automated testing to validate migration of applications to AWS cloud.
  • Develop technology to leverage big-data techniques to place output of applications onto the enterprise data lake.
  • Assist with data testing.


  • Advanced degree in financial engineering, science or engineering preferred.
  • Strong Unix scripting and Python skills are required.
  • Experience in C++ or equivalent language.
  • Experience working with Big Data, databases, SAS or R.
  • Experience in numerical calculations and quantitative financial analytics required.
  • AWS experience is required.
  • Prefer financial services experience, or at least a strong relevant academic record (financial service internships or projects).
  • Must be a true fast learner who is able to pick up new tools and concepts quickly.

Company Description

The Oakleaf Group is a premier advisory firm with expertise in risk management and financial modeling for the mortgage and banking industries. We serve publicly traded and privately held banks and non-bank mortgage firms, government agencies, law firms, insurance companies, institutional asset managers and hedge funds. Founded in 2007, our firm’s over 100 professionals are located in the Washington, DC and New York City metro areas, serving clients across North America and Europe.


financial modeling, python, financial analysis, quantitative finance, sas, financial engineering, risk management, analytics, c/c++, calculations, languages, closed-end funds, vba, economics, stochastic calculus

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