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Data Sevices Engineer
Ref No.: 12-00053
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date: 02/15/2012



Overview of Company

Aleading provider of real-time, integrated portfolio and risk management solutions, serving thousands of users worldwide.


The Data Services Engineer Role

This is an opportunity with a leading Risk and Portfolio Management system in New York to work on a new product line in and in a new group within the firm. The environment is extremely collaborative and you will work closely with risk and business analysts as well as client services. It is also a great opportunity for a candidate to learn about hedge funds and how they work; as well as many different financial instruments across all asset classes. The ideal candidate will have great technical knowledge, enjoy interaction with the business side, and a desire to learn about finance and markets.

 Technically speaking the candidate must have:

·         Proficiency in Perl, Python, Ruby, Javascript, or another scripting language.

·         Some SQL knowledge

·         Ability to work well in a team and small group

A plus would also be:

·         Experience working with hedge fund administrators

·         Knowledge of different types of financial instruments

·         Experience writing data uploaders