Central Risk Services | Risk Platform Engineer

New York

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Job Description

Title: Risk Platform Engineer
Business: Central Risk Services
Location: New York
Citadel is focused on continuously advancing its technology platform to maintain and expand its competitive advantage. We are looking for engineers to contribute to a unified risk platform that spans businesses and asset classes, enabling greater flexibility and improving efficiency across the firm.  
Platform Engineers play a vital role in refining and executing the strategic vision for how this platform evolves over time. 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Architect, design and develop a world-class risk analytics platform. 
  • Build a business-critical technology platform that enables sophisticated and comprehensive risk management.  
  • Integrate new code with code from several different codebases, while also building a uniform API that seamlessly operates across all asset classes.  
  • Work in a team environment that closely integrates trading, quantitative research, and technology.  
  • Work on large-scale financial data problems, in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and highly collaborative team.  
  • Evaluate and select technology solutions that will directly impact Traders, Portfolio Managers, and Leadership.  
  • 6+ years of professional software engineering experience.  
  • Expertise in engineering platform solutions using C++ and Python on systems of considerable scale and complexity.  
  • Strong computer science fundamentals and deep software development experience in C++, and Python.  
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with quantitative researchers or traders to understand their needs and design and engineer scalable, robust solutions. 

In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $150,000 to $300,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

About Citadel

Citadel is one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. We manage capital on behalf of many of the world’s preeminent private, public and nonprofit institutions. We seek the highest and best use of investor capital in order to deliver market leading results and contribute to broader economic growth. For over 30 years, Citadel has cultivated a culture of learning and collaboration among some of the most talented and accomplished investment professionals, researchers and engineers in the world. Our colleagues are empowered to test their ideas and develop commercial solutions that accelerate their growth and drive real impact.