Senior Developer, Redwood Shores, California

Thanks for taking a moment to speak with me this afternoon.  Here are the details of the position.  Any other recommendations of where I can look for strong Java and Lisp developers?This opportunity is with a Redwood Shores client of mine that is building out their R&D core development team.  Their AI engine is developed on Java and Lisp.  Here are some more details please let me know your thoughts and thanks for posting this role.   The R&D Team at my world class client is seeking the best and brightest to join their growing company. The best candidates are those people who share their values of teamwork, technical excellence, and a commitment to the customer’s success. My client is a leading provider of performance management software to Fortune 1000 companies. Their Suite of products allows companies to integrate valuable data from existing software applications, automate reporting and other repetitive tasks, boost employee morale, improve customer satisfaction, and increase company productivity. Their web-based application is unique in its architecture, simple deployment, ease of use, and robust capabilities.They are a very successful private, venture-backed company that is based in Redwood Shores, California. It was founded in 2001 by a team of experienced entrepreneurs, technologists, and executives. My client has reached profitability in less than two years by offering a valuable product in a rapidly growing market. My client has a large roster of blue chip customers in financial services, telecom, travel, and other industries. Senior DeveloperJob OverviewYou will join the Core Development team in a senior role to design and build their expanding product line. This is a classic software development position within a product company. As such, the main skill desired is the ability to solve extremely complex problems in a short amount of time in a way that is harmonious with our overarching design and strategy. You must be very creative and very hard working with an excellent design sense. We are also looking for an individual with phenomenal implementation ability. A big plus if you are skilled in Scheme or Common Lisp.Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement next-generation product line
  • Provide broad technical leadership
  • Work well as an individual contributor
  • Work well as part of a team


  • Fluent in Java
  • Multi tier product development and design exp.
  • Exposure to Server, Middletier and Presentation layer development (thought it is not required to be in expert in all)
  • Strong algorithmic development and problem solving
  • Must have JDBC and strong Database exposure
  • Expert in using a Unix development environment
  • World-class implementation ability
  • 3 years experience minimum of enterprise software development
  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Nice to have Scheme, Common Lisp

Warmest Regards, Abby KnightEQQUS Technologies555 Bryant Street, Suite 700Palo Alto, CA94301650-234-1000 ext.

Product Specialist, Alphacet, Stamford, CT

From an email from Hans Mollet at Alphacet:

Alphacet, Inc. develops innovative software and solutions for quantitative analysts, traders and portfolio managers.
The company’s flagship product—Alphacet Discovery—is being introduced commercially in 2008, after more than four years of intensive development. Alphacet Discovery is the only completely integrated solution for complex quantitative strategy development and deployment in the marketplace today. Alphacet Discovery seamlessly connects to leading market data vendors and market database partners, and provides advanced code-less financial modeling tools that allow “on the fly” programming, back testing, walk forward and the capability to push live—all through a revolutionary drag & drop interface.
The processing engines performing the analytics are written in LISP.


This main focus of this position is on customer interaction at every stage of the sales and support process.

–       Assist sales team with product demonstrations and presentations.
–       Provide training and implementation support to customers.


–       Provide production support to customers via phone, e-mail or on-site.
–       Assist customer in optimizing business processes around Alphacet Discovery.
–       Interact with development team (issue reporting, new feature requests)


–       Desire to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial work environment.
–       Strong verbal and written communication skills.
–       Pro-active and creative thinking to solve problems..
–       Fluency in the English language.
–       Solid IT expertise in Windows 2003 Server, Redhat Linux.
–       Programming expertise (scripting languages, C#, Lisp, SQL).
–       Excellent understanding of mathematics in the area of quantitative financial models.


Stamford, CT
(Adjacent to Metro North train station and I95 ramp)
Occasional travel may be required.


–       To Head of Services

Performance will be measured by:

–       Customer satisfaction and retention.
–       Impact on revenue generation.


–       E-mail to