Quantitative Developer (C# and SQL)

Franklin Templeton Investments
New York, NY
$128,100 - $150,800 / Year 
Junior, Senior level

Job Description

At Franklin Templeton, we’re driving our industry forward by developing new and innovative ways to help our clients achieve their investment goals. Our dynamic and diversified firm spans asset management, wealth management, and fintech, offering many ways to help investors make progress toward their goals. Our talented teams working around the globe bring expertise that’s both broad and unique. From our welcoming, inclusive, and flexible culture to our global and diverse business, we offer opportunities not only to help you reach your potential but also to contribute to our clients’ achievements.
Come join us in delivering better outcomes for our clients around the world!
O’Shaughnessy Asset Management (OSAM) is a research and money management firm based in Stamford, CT. On December 31, 2021,
OSAM was acquired by Franklin Templeton
. The firm manages approximately $8.3 billion in assets for institutions and financial advisors. Our approach to managing money is transparent, logical, and completely disciplined, leading to long‐standing relationships with our clients. We are a leading provider of
Custom Indexing services
via CANVAS®. CANVAS® is a platform offering financial advisors an unprecedented level of control and ease in creating and managing client portfolios in separately manages accounts (SMAs). Advisors can set up custom investment templates, access factor investing strategies, utilize passive strategies, actively manage taxes, and apply ESG investing and SRI screens according to the specific needs, preferences, and objectives of individual clients.
For more information on our firm, please visit our website at
OSAM is hiring a Front Office Software Developer (Quant Developer) to join our Research / Quant Technology team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a passion for solving business problems with technology and possess strong programming experience. This position is a hands-on role responsible for developing, supporting, and maintaining firmwide research, investment, risk, performance and trading data-rich platform supported by applications, APIs, and visualization tools. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with a strong technical background and excellent communication skills to interface directly with OSAM’s research team and CIO.
The position will be located in either Stamford, CT or New York City with a hybrid work schedule (partially remote).
  • Work directly with the Researchers to integrate optimize research data processes and models as well as with the Performance team to automate generation of performance, tax alpha, and attribution data points
  • Design and develop cloud-native solutions in C#/Python/SQL to promote consistency of use of the Firmwide data platform across numerous analytical tools.
  • Build robust data pipelines from many sources of varied levels of data quality, supporting both research demands, ad-hoc client analytic requests, and the core production applications.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field of study. Advanced degree a plus
  • 2+ years of prior professional programming experience
  • Some C# and SQL experience
  • Working knowledge working with Windows environments and cloud-based technologies (Azure)
  • Excellent communication skills to be able to interact with a wide range of users ranging from very technical (quants) to non-technical
  • Strong analytical skillset with demonstrated attention to detail
  • Quick learner with the ability to adapt quickly and work in a dynamic environment
Other Desired Experience:
  • Experience working in a financial services company, ideally in asset management
  • SQL Server experience
  • Experience with DevOps practices, including CI/CD, and infrastructure-as-code
Along with base compensation, other compensation is offered such as a discretionary bonus, 401k plan, health insurance, and other perks. There are several factors taken into consideration in making compensation decisions including but not limited to location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. At Franklin Templeton, we apply a total reward philosophy where all aspects of compensation and benefits are taken into consideration in determining compensation. We expect the base salary for this position to range between USD $128,100 - $150,800.
Experience our welcoming culture and reach your professional and personal potential!
Our culture is shaped by our diverse global workforce and strongly held core values. Regardless of your interests, lifestyle, or background, there’s a place for you at Franklin Templeton. We provide employees with the tools, resources, and learning opportunities to help them excel in their career and personal life.
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By joining us, you will become part of a culture that focuses on employee well-being and provides multidimensional support for a positive and healthy lifestyle. We understand that benefits are at the core of employee well-being and may vary depending on individual needs. Whether you need support for maintaining your physical and mental health, saving for life’s adventures, taking care of your family members, or making a positive impact in your community, we aim to have your needs covered. Learn more about the wide range of benefits we offer at Franklin Templeton.
Highlights of our benefits include:
  • Three weeks paid time off the first year
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with 85% company match on your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions, up to the IRS limits
  • Employee Stock Investment Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
  • Onsite fitness center and recreation center*
  • Onsite cafeteria*
  • Only applicable at certain locations
Learn more about the wide range of benefits we offer at Franklin Templeton
Franklin Templeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and existing employees, and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.

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. In your email, please include the accommodation you are requesting, the job title, and the job number you are applying for. It may take up to three business days to receive a response to your request. Please note that only accommodation requests will receive a response.
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