This financial services company is responsible for the overall portfolio management and trading of a $2+ billion multi-strategy hedge fund with a 30 year track record of generating outstanding returns for its shareholders. The firm pursues a wide variety of investing and trading opportunities in virtually all of the world’s liquid financial markets. Located in the Wayne, PA area, about 20 miles west of center city Philadelphia, the company employees more than 70 professionals. Because of expansion, they are looking for a technical recruiter with extensive experience recruiting software developers to work in a fast paced, high performance computational environment. Candidates should be familiar with the requirements of highly selective, data intensive, quantitative research-driven organizations, and possess an established recruiting network.
Design and implement tailored recruiting strategies.
Identify and prioritize recruiting sources and networks.
Work with colleagues to develop job descriptions and specifications.
Source and attract highly qualified candidates.
Conduct interviews and employ tools and methods to assess applicants' skills, experience and aptitudes.
Represent the company at recruiting events and functions.
Minimum 3-5 years experience recruiting software developers for highly selective, data intensive, technology reliant organizations.
Solid familiarity with the personnel and technology requirements of a high performance computational environment; experience within a corporate recruiting environment is highly desired.
Established recruiting contacts in software development and the related academic communities.
Experience recruiting for low latency securities trading organizations is a strong plus.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Local candidates are preferred but relocation assistance is available for an outstanding candidate who fits the profile described above.