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STP Application engineer
Ref No.: 12-00057
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 02/15/2012
 We are seeking a talented application engineer to join our growing Strategic & Technical Projects (STP) group. In this role, you will work within a cross-divisional team, consulting with researchers and developers to drive a variety of projects impacting business-critical operations. Your responsibilities will span full project life cycles, from business requirements, design, and architecture to hands-on development. Examples of past initiatives include designing and implementing firm-wide automated project portfolio management and metrics reporting tools, introducing emerging technologies and paradigms like cloud computing to our business environment, and evaluating third-party vendor tools and products against in-house solutions to inform build vs. buy decisions.

Candidates should have, at a minimum, a bachelor¿s degree in computer science and experience in several programming languages, including Java, C, or C++. The ideal candidate will also be proficient in Groovy and UNIX scripting. Candidates should demonstrate experience working in a project management and development capacity. Knowledge of cloud computing environments and project tracking tools such as Jira are a plus.