Software Engineer (Financial Industry)

Job title: Software Engineer (Financial Industry)
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: $90,000 - $120,000
Start date: 19-10-2021
Reference: PR/081231
Contact details: Nana Oba
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Job published: September 21, 2021 17:25
*Candidates require visa need not to apply. 
My client has a Technology department employs 140+ people and delivers all technology solutions used within the firm. Their Singapore office’s IT department is looking for extraordinarily bright, articulate and dedicated computer science or information systems professionals to join our team. If you want to join a world-class investment management organization that operates in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and rewards talent with recognition and increased responsibility, then this is the right opportunity. The team seeks individuals that are highly proficient in their respective technology platform, articulate, solution driven, client focused and proactive in building their technology skills.

You will use programming skills and development experience to build a word-class risk management system with innovative tools and rich data sets to help optimize capital allocation, research strategic initiatives, and protect the Firm from inappropriate exposures. In this role you will:

• Build analytical tools on a next generation technology platform to facilitate rapid, ad-hoc understanding of performance and risk for portfolio managers, senior management, risk managers and analysts
• Develop quantitative understanding of risk management to anticipate requirements of business.
• Innovate and improve our capabilities to deliver high quality products to our business partners
• Solve complex and challenging problems through the application of creative and unique solutions using the latest technology 
• Support operational infrastructure to maintain stability and continually exceed high standard of performance.

• Technical training in Computer Science or related field.
• Technical skillsets : SQL is compulsory, and either of C#, Python, Java, NodeJS/React.
• Commitment to the highest ethical standards.
• Awesome team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills (with peers and business partners).
• Proven problem solving skills using efficient algorithms and proper data structures.
• Advanced and detail oriented data analytical skills.
• An interest and passion in the understanding of financial markets and instruments.
• Flexibility in rapid environment while maintaining enthusiasm and displaying sound judgment.

What's preferred:
• Prior experience in the banking or hedge fund industry, working with Equity and VaR/Stress/Volatility systems and/or Fixed Income Valuation/Trading systems.
• Knowledge of latest cloud ready architectures and technologies: Microservice Architecture, Massive parallel processing, Streaming, Serialization protocols, NoSQL and in memory database etc.
• Knowledge of data science technologies.
• Scripting skills (Powershell/batch etc).
• Knowledge of Windows and Excel.

  • Package: Depends on your experience. Up to S$120,000/annum (90% base, 10% bonus)
  • Location: City

Apply online or feel free to contact me directly for more information about this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, we regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your understanding.

Oba Nana (R1988153)
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