Durlston Partners

Software Engineer

Software Engineering
Up to $280,000 base + bonus

An accomplished Software Engineer with a demonstrated proficiency in optimizing reference data workflows is sought to join a pioneering systematic fund with offices in both New York and Chicago. This is an opportunity to work closely with Researchers, help onboarding new datasets and be responsible for improving their reference data systems.

As a Software Engineer, you will become part of a group of passionate professionals who highly value teamwork and creative problem-solving and join a team that is at the forefront of driving innovation in systematic trading strategies.


  • Leads the design and implementation of efficient reference data solutions.
  • Works closely with Quantitative Analysts and Traders to enhance data pipelines and deliver actionable insights.
  • Establishes and maintains robust data validation processes to ensure the accuracy and integrity of reference data.
  • Stays abreast of industry trends and technology advancements to continuously elevate data management capabilities.
  • Drives automation efforts to streamline data acquisition, transformation, and distribution workflows.


  • Proficient in Python, SQL, relational databases, and structured data formats.
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of financial instruments, market data, and various data vendors.
  • Demonstrates a track record of designing and implementing scalable, reliable, and high-performance data solutions.
  • Exhibits strong communication skills and excels in collaborative, cross-functional team environments.
  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or technical discipline.

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