Software Engineer, Strategic & Technical Projects

New York, New York, United States

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We are seeking a talented software engineer to join our growing Strategic & Technical Projects (STP) group.  In this role, you will work within a dynamic cross-functional team, consulting with researchers and engineers across the firm to drive a variety of business-critical projects. Examples of past initiatives include designing and implementing firm-wide tools for automated project portfolio management, agile development, incident management, metrics reporting, project-oriented social media, machine learning competitions, etc.

The STP Software Engineer will be responsible for managing full software life cycles including:

  • Envisioning the scope of technology platforms and tools;
  • Designing and architecting solutions;
  • Implementing and managing ongoing enhancements.

Requirements Include:

  • At a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in computer science from a top university.
  • Experience in one of the mainstream programming languages, including Java, Groovy, C or C++.
  • The ideal candidate will also have some proficiency or interest in big data analysis and visualization, REST APIs, Web UI technologies (e.g. Javascript, AngularJs,  Bootstrap), NoSQL databases (e.g. Elastic Search, MongoDB).
  • Knowledge of project tracking tools such as Jira is a plus.