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About Steven Davis

An unconventional recruiter and successful career coach. The recruiting process needs to match the job-seeker's goals as well as the hiring manager's needs. Consequently, substantial time is devoted to identifying requirements from both sides. Submitting only the best two or three candidates for any position enables us to have a 90% track record filling positions that we work on. Our placements and relationships with hiring managers endure the test of time because time is taken to fulfill expectations. Specialties:Hands on team building, planning and management of resources and procedures designed to maximize the hiring process. Filling front, middle and back office positions in Financial Services; domain areas include Compliance, Fixed Income, Investment Banking, Equities, Trading and Derivatives to name a few. Extensive experience providing resource management solutions for industries including manufacturing, personal care products, pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology among others.

Senior Software Engineers

Senior Software Engineers
Location: SoCal Contact:

We are actively recruiting for Senior Software Engineers for technology support for traders and portfolio managers.

Location is sunny CA!

Technical requirements are:
Very strong• Excel/VBA programming SQL proficiency, preferably Oracle. Comfortable with Python and Java, C# a plus.
Use Python and Java on the back-end with an Oracle Database
Familiar with calling RESTful services a plus. A strong grasp of proper algorithms, data structures, and design patterns. Please contact us if you are an Excel/VBA expert comfortable with Python, with Java and C#.



Chief Technology Officer

Our client was founded on a simple, powerful idea: nonprofit organizations should be able to utilize products and services easily, without an impact on budgets and providers should have direct access to nonprofits without the time management and stress associated with traditional sales efforts.


Utilize your hands-on experience and knowledge of content management systems to build a home grown, extensible content management portal. The CTO will be responsible for designing and building a world-class Enterprise Engineering capability architected to withstand constant growth. We are looking for a creative technologist with deep, hands-on background leading the plan, build and operate efforts for content management systems.

This position would be responsible for building and maintaining our technology infrastructure while also driving all innovation. The role requires a mix of advanced technology and strategic business acumen.  We are looking for someone with demonstrated abilities to both partner with senior level management as well as implementing technology solutions for different departmental needs.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provide technical direction and leadership to support growth
  • Work closely with the Executive Team and partners to implement new technical features, functionality and strategies for all stakeholders
  • Project manage demanding Web development requirements as well as strategic initiatives
  • Configure, diagnose, repair and secure the infrastructure for servers
  • Support firewalls, security software and other security protocols, including Data Resiliency planning and Data Governance.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment and maintain a positive, can-do attitude.

Please provide a cover letter and resume for consideration.

Developers needed in New Jersey

Development opportunities are currently available in Northern New Jersey. A hedge fund company needs strong C# developers with experience using WPF and CWF to manage transactions. There are multiple positions available for full time and consulting professionals.

Please submit your resume so we can discuss these exciting opportunities and see if they match your skills and experience.

Stable, Exciting Sales Opportunity

Our client, a 100 year old European Industry leader has a newly created position in Houston, Texas for someone to develop and maintain a program for securing maximum sales for company.  You would be assigned product lines, supplies or services within an assigned territory.


  • Compile lists of prospective, new and existing customers as sales leads. Research information from media, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, Internet Web sites, and other sources
  • Prepare and present a territory account sales plan
  • Travel within the assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders, or talk with customers and spend a minimum of 4 days per week with customers
  • Display or demonstrate products, using samples or a catalog, and emphasize salable features.  Recommend specific standards or modified machines best suited for customer needs
  • Develop effective solutions for customers’ technical requirements
  • Provides or arrange for technical support, training and consultant services to customers as needed
  • Conduct and promote sales seminars and training schools
  • Generate standard quotations
  • Execute arrangements for participation in industry trade shows, exhibits and professional associations
  • Keep informed of industry, competition, and internal products and technologies
  • Make recommendations to the company for product modifications and innovations.



Fidessa Trade Support

A leading financial services company in NYC has a role for long term consultants. You will work with a dynamic, high energy team on order management and trade executions. Must have client facing experience to interface with buy and sell side customers. These are long term, high paying contract opportunities.

Required Skills:

  • Fidessa trading system experience and trading knowledge are essential
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.


Talented Senior Developers

Our client, a global financial services firm in NYC is in need of Senior C++ Software Developers to work in a Private Equity, Investment Banking team. If you have 3+ years of hands-on development experience, are interested in joining a challenging and dynamic team, please contact us. We respect your time and career objectives.


Senior Software Developers

We are fortunate to work with hiring managers who appreciate top talent and compensate them accordingly. Renaissance is recruiting for superior developers with:

3 years of software development experience in C/C++

  • Experience with the full software development life cycle
  • Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Working knowledge of UNIX and experience with relational databases
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with enhancing and maintaining mission-critical software in a fast-paced environment

Quantitative and C++ Development

We are actively tasked to locate top development talent for a large amount of opportunities nationwide. Our approach begins with a conversation to determine if opportunities match your goals. If you have a graduate degree in math, statistics, engineering, finance or equivalent work experience, we are anxious to speak with you, no pressure to take interviews.

Please have:

  • Knowledge of protoyping tools such as Matlab, R or python
  • Working knowledge of an Object Oriented programming language such as C++
  • Understanding of statistical, financial and econometric models, as well as estimation and calibration techniques

Many development opportunities are available from 1-5 years and 5+ years of experience.

Thank you for visiting us!!



C# Developer


A strategic application of the mortgage business provides access to agency, non-agency and CMBS trading desks to mark and risk-manage their positions. It is a message-driven client server application. The candidate will be involved in full cycle of GUI and server development.


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years hands-on experience in developing C# GUI applications using WinForms/WPF
  • 3+ years experience required in relational database technology using Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle, including SQL, table design, indexing techniques, stored procedures, transactions and performance optimization


  • Used LINQ, multi-threading, extension methods, design patterns while developing the GUI applications
  • Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming Concepts
  • Extensive experience with Infragistics or DevExpress
  • Experience with any messaging technology; also with XML and WSDL to understand the messages between GUI and Server
  • Experience with Ant or any other Performance/code evaluation tools for C#, and capable of analyzing the current code and re-factor the code based on performance and other factors
  • Able to query Database and be able to debug in case of any GUI related data issues