Work at PeerIQ.

We’re transforming the way that lending and securitization markets work. Join us.

Develop courageous new solutions for a highly-complex sector.

At PeerIQ, we’re building more than a portfolio management suite. We’re aiming to redefine the way that consumer credit is funded, improving every component of the credit funding cycle, from lending to financing to structured products. This is a major undertaking. But one that has united a tremendous group of thinkers, designers, and problem solvers.
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Benefits and Perks

We take care of you.

Premium compensation, with health benefits including dental and vision, a 401(k) plan, and other goodies too.

Stay fueled.

Stocked kitchen with wide variety of snacks and drinks, including espresso and cold brew on tap. Weekly lunches and daily dinner orders too.

Fostering a healthy balance.

Generous vacation, flex days, and work from home policies.  Whatever keeps you healthy, happy, and focused.

Use the best gear.

Choose your own computer? Standing desks? Anything else that helps you work better?  Check.

Location. Location. Location.

Just moved into our new, full-floor open office, just off Madison Square Park.  Easy to get to from everywhere, and eating options galore.

Get in on the ground floor.

We’re a venture-backed startup with big aspirations. Own a material piece of the company and grow with us.

Join our team

Software Developer, Front End

DESCRIPTION

PeerIQ is looking to hire an experienced Front End Engineer with a passion for building best-in-class financial technologies.  You will be at the forefront of delivering new features and capabilities for our data and analytics platform, leading major product initiatives and working closely with stakeholders across our platform, capital markets, and quantitative teams.

The ideal candidate is a self-starting and adaptable engineer proficient in multiple languages and tools, who enjoys solving difficult technical and business challenges.  You’re passionate about mastering and incorporating the latest UI frameworks, great interactive design, and web technologies and performance.  You also enjoy leading and delivering major builds from scratch, both for work and personal hobbies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with design, product and development to implement our web-based application using EmberJS
  • Build front-end tools and visualizations for data driven insights and related products
  • Research latest technologies and frameworks for improved solutions and product features
  • Work closely with our platform, research, and capital markets leads on both prototyping and iterative design and development

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4-6 years of Front-end development experience (financial services strongly preferred)
  • A passion for modern front-end technologies (Javascript, ReactJS or Angular.js, SASS and Python is preferred), with an obsession for performance.
  • Experience using web architectures (Ember, D3, Django REST Framework, AWS preferred)
  • An appreciation for UX; from reading experience, accessibility, to best practices
  • Proven critical thinking and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well with others to maintain documentation and architectural overview
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Software Developer, Data Engineering

DESCRIPTION

PeerIQ is looking to hire a software developer passionate about data, data-driven insights, and building customer-facing products and features to best capture them. You will be at the forefront of green field development in delivering our data and analytics platform, working closely with our product, research, and capital markets teams on business-driven development.

The ideal candidate is a self-starting engineer who enjoys working with data (analysis, transformations, analytics) with experience in multiple back end, front end, and visualization technologies.

Previous successful candidates for this role, even if lacking financial product experience, have shown themselves to be passionate developers through projects they have built from scratch for work and personal satisfaction.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess data from disparate sources and create a robust, scalable and highly configurable model
  • Implement big data and visualization solutions as the environment grows and scales
  • Build front-end tools and visualizations for data driven insights and related products
  • Work closely with our product, data, research, and capital markets leads on data retrieval and analysis, as well as prototyping and iterative development

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years of software engineering experience with focus on data analysis
  • Proficiency in Python and knowledge of key frameworks (Django a plus)
  • Experience in other languages (Java, Scala, R) is preferred
  • Strong relational database and modeling experience, and familiarity with SQL is critical
  • Experience developing and building ETL processes and workflows from the ground up
  • Proficiency in Data Quality automation techniques
  • Experience with automated build and continuous integration testing tools
  • Proven critical thinking and analytical problem-solving skills

The following qualifications are helpful but not mandatory:

  • Experience with Redshift and NOSQL technologies
  • Experience with web architecture and front end (JS frameworks)
  • Financial Services experience
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Software Developer, Financial Apps

DESCRIPTION

PeerIQ is looking to hire a software developer with financial product experience (ideally in mortgage and/or other consumer credit analytics) and a passion for innovation. You will be at the forefront of green field development in delivering our data and analytics platform, working closely with our product, research, and capital markets teams.

The ideal candidate is a self-starting and adaptable engineer proficient in multiple languages and tools, who enjoys solving difficult technical and business challenges, ranging from back-end scalability to analytical functions and aggregation.

Previous successful candidates for this role, even if lacking financial product experience, have shown themselves to be passionate developers through projects they have built from scratch for work and personal satisfaction.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support both the design and development of our analytics platform, with a particular focus on implementing and integrating core analytics components (e.g., credit model, aggregation engine, cash flow engine integration)
  • Lead integration projects with major clients and partners
  • Research latest technologies and frameworks for improved solutions and product features
  • Work closely with our product, research, and capital markets leads on both prototyping and iterative development

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Proven record of delivering robust and scalable technology platforms
    Expertise in one or more of the following languages: (Scala, Haskell, OCaml, or Erlang) and proficiency in one of the following languages: (Python, Go, C, and C++)
  • Strong numerical analysis and modeling skills
  • Experience developing high-performance, concurrent applications
  • Experience with automated build and continuous integration testing tools
  • Relational database experience, with experience in NoSQL technologies, a plus
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Research Analyst

DESCRIPTION

PeerIQ is looking to hire an experienced analyst to build out the leading research desk for the alternative lending sector.  You will cover market participants, including originators, investors, and securitizers, as well characteristics and performance of loans and related securitizations. You will be at the forefront of this rapidly growing industry, engaging and educating key players while bolstering PeerIQ’s reputation as a thought leader in the space.

The ideal candidate must have experience as a publishing research analyst, ideally within consumer ABS, at a leading investment bank or research institution.  In addition, candidates should have a high degree of analytical capability, solid critical thinking and communication skills, be self-starting and adaptable, and have high-level contacts at large asset managers, insurance companies, and hedge fund ABS desks.  Experience at a fast paced, financial or technology firm is a plus.  In addition to research, the successful candidate will work with technology, sales, strategy, and capital markets teams within PeerIQ across a broad number of initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluate and monitor the risk characteristics of loans and related ABS securitizations, including analysis of prepayments, delinquencies, defaults, severities, returns, securitization structure, and issuer/servicer credit quality relative to other forms of consumer credit
  • Publish regular reports and other research assets to educate market participants on industry trends and issues, help them compare and contrast various aspects of the market, and highlight the role of PeerIQ data and applications in your analysis.
  • Work with technology team to develop additional tools to enhance securitization analysis and portfolio management
  • Represent PeerIQ Research in meetings with originators, investors, and other market participants
  • Lead the expansion of our research team and product offerings

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MS, MBA, graduate degree in finance, math, statistics, or related field, or applicable professional designation (e.g. CFA)
  • 2-4 years of experience as a research analyst in consumer ABS or structured finance desk.
  • Strong familiarity with major ABS data resources (e.g., Bloomberg) and ability to analyze consumer ABS collateral pools
  • Working knowledge and/or ability to understand programming languages (VBA, SQL, C++, Matlab, R, Python)
  • Strong financial/quantitative, critical thinking and communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and desire to launch new products
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