Analyst, Investment Quantitative Developer



Software Engineering, IT
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

Analyst, Investment Quantitative Developer

Boston, Massachusetts Investment Management Job ID R14566

Analyst, Investment Quantitative Developer 

Quantitative Research and Development


Boston, MA or Springfield, MA

The Opportunity

As an Analyst, Investment Quantitative Developer, the ideal candidate will draw on their knowledge of financial models and software development principles to help architect technology solutions for a fast-paced market-driven environment. A background in fixed income instrument modeling will help you in working closely with quantitative strategists, subject matter experts, and other development resources to research and build features, components, and analytics for a new analytical platform in development in Investment Management. This role requires both Python and SQL programming ability and comfort with emerging cloud-based technologies. You will work in a fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative environment to support MassMutual’s FX hedging and help build MassMutual’s market analytics infrastructure and other exciting technology directives. 

The Team

This position will be part of the Quantitative Research and Development (R&D) team within Investment Management. The team has a primary focus and responsibility for researching new ideas and strategies and for developing underlying technologies and analytics across MassMutual’s hedging programs. As part of R&D, you will have numerous opportunities to learn, develop, and apply new skills using the latest technologies within a continuously evolving business and market landscape. Our flat and collaborative environment and inclusive culture will encourage you to contribute ideas and participate in a wide range of initiatives across the department.

The Impact

The quantitative developer will have accountability for performing the following:

  • Support of the current FX Hedging program via production support
  • Architecture of new functionalities for the FX Hedging process
  • Research, architect, and, design, cutting edge technology solutions
  • Leverage cloud solutions and implement web applications, tools, and APIs
  • Develop and provide unit, integration, and regression tests
  • Undertake broader special research and development projects as needed
  • Collaborate with colleagues in other areas of MassMutual for modelling and analytics

The Minimum Qualifications

  • 1+ years of Python coding experience

  • 1+ years of code management and testing

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Engineering, Computer Science or related field

The Ideal Qualifications

  • Proclivity for automation

  • Experience developing code in a group environment

  • Background/understanding of FX instruments and risk

  • Experience with fixed income models

  • Background/understanding of financial rate instruments and rate risk

  • Experience at an investment firm in a market setting

  • Working knowledge of financial rate instruments and rate risk, including FX

  • Key technologies: Python, SQL, Excel, Git, AWS, and related tools and open-source packages

  • Knowledge and experience using the Beacon Platform is a plus

What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team

  • Regular meetings with the Portfolio Management stakeholders and R&D team members
  • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
  • Access to mentorship opportunities
  • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
  • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms
  • Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits


MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

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Salary Range: $80,000.00-$105,000.00 Apply