Careers

It takes all types to make TKG Company great. If you’re someone who enjoys creating innovative ways to reach ambitious goals, who is open to and energized by receiving honest feedback, and who likes asking and being asked “why?” — then we should talk. We don’t just look for people who can do a particular job. We look for people we want to share our lives with, please forward your resume to info{at}tropikiagroup.com Our culture is relaxed but rigorous; our dress is casual. Tropikia Group, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. While we are always open to your inquiries, the following positions are types that are currently available.

Overview: Our New York office is looking for an experienced Software Developer who is looking for a new challenge in the financial technology services industry. TKG operates a large scale data environment with petabytes of market and analytic data, and generates real-time data in time-frames from milliseconds to minutes. This is an opportunity to work within a team of people with experience in financial markets, computer and data science, and with a keen interest in discovering new sources of information for financial markets. Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement quantitative software applications to process and analyze real-time financial market data in a high performance computing environment
  • Maintain and optimize existing software applications, and recommend and implement improvements
  • Write technical specifications, project plans, and technical documentation; translate business requirements into functional specifications and project plans
  • Regular communication with senior management and technical colleagues
  • Processing, collecting and analyzing financial market data, including high frequency real-time pricing data and reference data
  • Monitor and improve the quality of analytical data generated from our applications; develop/work with reference data team to add or modify reference data sources
  • Work with product managers and business development team to write documentation, technical specifications, project plans and sales material for our data and applications
  • Ad-hoc analysis and reporting as requested

Education: BA/BS in STEM field Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in financial markets required (market data, reference data, risk); internships count towards experience
  • Quantitative background with interest in financial markets, corporate actions and market data a must
  • Derivatives pricing, quantitative modeling, and risk analytics experience a plus
  • Applicants must have experience with corporate actions, securities reference data and derivatives reference data, including futures and options contracts
  • Must have experience using SQL Server/MySQL; strong programming skills (Java/C++); and working knowledge of R, Python/NumPy, MatLab, or similar language for working with data and performing scientific computing
  • Working knowledge with fundamental statistical concepts including Bayesian modeling and hypothesis testing; and techniques such as linear regression, principal components (PCA), tree models, time series modeling such as GARCH, a plus
  • Hands-on experience working with project schedules, prioritizing tasks, and meeting deadlines in global team based projects

Specific Skills:

    • Highly analytical, attention to detail, and quantitative mind, capable of translating analytical insights into actions
    • Demonstrate ability to work as a self-starter requiring limited supervision; take ownership of projects from start to finish from requirements and specifications to QA testing, documentation and production release
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively, in a deadline driven environment
    • Flexibility to fit into a small organization, strong interpersonal and team skills are a must

If you are looking for the next step, invest your mind in Intex. Join the team at our growing company providing banks, insurance firms and other large financial institutions with innovative software to create and analyze data. This is a fast-paced and challenging environment, where you’ll work with some of the brightest people around, in a dynamic, open, and fun setting. Responsibilities:

  • Construct and calibrate complex machine learning models to help client drive value  models
  • Provide intensive client support of marketing, risk and other business model function within TKG’s core products
  • Work with the development team to enhance TKG’s modeling language and products to adapt to latest structural innovations
  • Design, implement and support automation procedures and quality assurance
  • Provide technical support to sales team via on-site visits, industry conferences, and web based product demonstrations

Qualifications include:

  • Exceptional quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Willingness to improve existing systems to make them more efficient
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate proactively and openly with coworkers and external clients
  • Quantitative Degree (e.g. Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or Engineering)

Looking for applicants with 3+ years of experience in a quantitative position Job Code: Data Scientist

If you are looking for the next step, invest your mind in Intex. Join the team at our growing company providing banks, insurance firms, and other large financial institutions with innovative software to create and analyze structured-finance securities. This is a fast-paced and challenging environment, where you’ll work with some of the brightest people around, in a dynamic, open, and fun setting. Responsibilities:

  • Retrieve, extract, and process monthly reporting data using proprietary software tools
  • Provide intensive client support of data used within Intex’s core products
  • Design, implement and support data processing automation procedures and quality assurance

Qualifications include:

  • Exceptional quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Willingness to improve existing systems to make them more efficient
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate proactively and openly with coworkers, data providers, and external clients
  • Quantitative Degree (e.g. Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or Engineering)

Looking for applicants with 3+ years of experience in a quantitative or data-oriented position Job Code: CLO Data Analyst

About TKG: Tropikia Group (TKG) is a data-driven technology firm where bold thinking, inspired people and a passion for results come together for extraordinary impact. TKG helps small business understand and build value of their data and adapt to digital disruption. More information is available at our website www.tropikiagroup.com Please e-mail your resume (include the Job Code in your “Subject:” line) to:info{at}tropikiagroup.com , or forward your resume to: Tropikia Group, LLC.

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