Quantitative Developer

123 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL

About the Role:

We are looking for a Quantitative Developer to be responsible for building out the process of quantitative portfolio analysis with an emphasis on Derivatives and Structured Notes Modeling. You will be responsible for innovative research work that would include developing methodologies of implementation data science across an Investment platform

Previous experience is necessary as well as one with a background in market finance. A successful Quantitative Developer should also have an interest in learning new technologies and mathematical methodologies including working with and extracting insights from new alternative data sets.


  • Work as a part of the development team to deploy analytics on our marketplace platform
  • Finding solutions for improvements of our products
  • Undertake data-centric projects and experiments across the company
  • Strategic planning based on data analytics
  • Prepare narratives, briefs, and more formal reports that concisely communicate relevant findings and conclusions

Desired Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with Derivatives
  • Java and Python (3-5 Years)
  • Solid math understanding and aptitude of data analysis techniques
  • Proficient in data mining, data analysis and machine learning
  • Must be able to evolve and adapt to structural changes

How you’ll make an Impact:

Halo is seeking to redefine the Investment management industry and how complex investment products are delivered. The Financial Data Scientist will have the unique opportunity to gain start up experience and be a part of changing the way the world invests as we now know it. We are a small team of driven individuals who look to enact change and innovation across the entire value chain of Structured Notes issuance.

Company Description:

Halo Investing is a well-funded, financial technology startup who has the first independent multi-issuer platform focused on an investment product known as Structured Notes. Structured Notes are a pre-defined outcome investment product offering downside protection, previously only available to the ultra-high net worth. Halo is empowering and democratizing access to the product by building technology to analyze, purchase and manage the full lifecycle of the product while building efficiencies for Issuing banks.

We have an established business, amazing talent & mentorship, a kick-ass start up environment and we’re hiring!


Halo offers comprehensive medical and dental, Equity options, a flexible PTO policy, transit benefits, snacks, a pop-a-shot in the office and regular team outings.

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Jason Barsema is the Co-Founder and President of Halo Investing where he leads the team and product vision. With over a decade of experience managing Structured Note, he built the Halo platform to provide all investors access to this incredible investment product. Jason previously was a Partner on a large Private Banking team at Credit Suisse, where he managed portfolios for Ultra High Net Worth Individuals & Institutions. Jason has his B.A. in Economics from Northern Illinois University and his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Biju is the Co-founder and CEO of Halo Investing where he leads the organizational strategy and team. He was one of the early co-founders of Redbox. In addition, he was a founder and the past Chairman and CEO of Trading Block Holdings, an online brokerage firm specializing in option traders. Biju received a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.