Technical Writer Consultant, Quantitative Engineering

Quantitative Engineering · New York, New York
Department Quantitative Engineering
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced

Position Title:   Technical Writer Consultant– Quantitative Engineering

Want to work at the forefront of a fast-growing and award winning fintech company? With an incredible team and partners looking for innovative results, we’ve doubled in size our first year and doubled the asset classes we serve in our second. As a cloud-based company, we transitioned seamlessly into a socially-distanced workforce in recent months, and with a pace that hasn’t slowed, we’re still hiring and are currently on the lookout for smart and collaborative talent to join our remotely connected team.

Job Description
As a Technical Writer for our Quantitative Engineering team, you will be tasked with owning the documentation of our proprietary models and analytical tools. You will be responsible for designing the architecture, layout, and strategy of our documentation and make the right calls to simplify complex subject matter into easy to understand concepts.

 

How You Will Fulfill Your Potential

  • Design and execute the end to end vision for SIMON in user documentation
  • Make the choice on how best to explain complex subject matter with supporting materials (diagrams, analogies, etc…)
  • Write up “How To” guides, references, and tutorials to support our documentation


What We’re Looking For

  • 4+ Years of technical writing experience with a focus on Quantitative Analysis/Development
  • Bachelors degree in statistics, physics, mathematics, or similar field.
  • Comfortable with basic formatting for documentation
  • Understanding of Python/Scala and Quantitative Engineering
  • Ability to read and write coding examples.

 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, the chance to work with a curated team of top-notch, highly creative talent, and a fun and agile work environment with many perks in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea district, but are operating remotely through at least summer 2021. 


Meet SIMON
SIMON Markets is a fast-growing and award-winning FinTech company, on the lookout for smart, collaborative talent to join our team.  

Originally founded within Goldman Sachs, SIMON Markets spun-out in December 2018 under the shared ownership and direction of seven leading financial institutions. Our team works to build transparency around complex, risk-managed financial products by way of a single, modern platform. Our platform provides financial advisors with access to multi-issuer solutions, a depth of educational tools, and advanced post-trade analysis that hasn’t before been possible.

By combining state-of-the art technology with the leadership of niche industry experts and an agile start-up mentality, SIMON is well-positioned to reshape our industry. We are leading the way in a space we helped create, we are passionate about pushing boundaries, and we are growing like crazy.

No matter which part of the team you join, there is something interesting to work on. Our front-end team is building out our web and mobile presence using React, Redux, and Webpack along with some very sophisticated data visualizations. Our back-end team is using Scala, Akka, Postgres and other open-source technologies to build a micro-services architecture that can scale to handle our ambitious roadmap. Our quantitative engineering team is researching and building novel financial strategies to widen our competitive advantage. Our dev-ops team is creating a development and production environment with Docker and Kubernetes to keep us nimble. Product Management sits in the middle of it all to make it happen. 

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Quantitative Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced