Quant Risk Developer (Contract)

Corporate Openings Chicago, Illinois


We are looking for a strong R/Shiny developer to support our growing risk team. We expect this person to work closely with our internal team and play a key part in updating and improving our current tools. The ideal candidate has experience with refactoring R/Shiny code and database connections. Prior financial services experience is not required. 

Duration: Full-time for three months with a high probability of an extension


  • Analyze and document limitations of the current risk infrastructure
  • Document and compare potential improvements
  • Rewrite and test code improvements

  • MS Degree in Computer Science/Financial Engineering or comparable experience
  • CFA or CRM not required but are a plus
  • At least 2 years’ experience developing dashboards in R/shiny, specifically with large-scale datasets and multiple database connections
  • Knowledge of SQL database required, KDB/Q is a plus
  • Prior Linux experience highly preferred 
  • Experience using asynchronous/parallel concepts in Shiny is a big plus