Software Engineer - Controllers Engineering

    • Jersey City, NJ

Software Engineer - Controllers Engineering

Engineers in the Controllers Division help ensure the firm meets all of its financial control and reporting obligations. Working in small and nimble teams, they build critical and complex applications to calculate P&L, monitor the firm's balance sheet and liquidity, and support various regulatory filings across the globe.

Using a combination of computer science, finance and math skills, they build and support complex and critical software products that meet the ever-changing business needs and regulatory environment. They collaborate very closely with the finance business teams to transform accounting rules into working applications.

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Software Engineer


Financial Services



* In an Agile environment manage end-to-end systems development cycle from requirements analysis to coding, testing, UAT, implementation and maintenance

* Develop high level/detailed technical designs, testing strategies, and implementation plans

* Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that provides exposure to all areas of Finance

* Understand and respond to business needs, facilitating and developing process workflow, data requirements, and specifications required to support implementation


* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline.

* Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts

* Strong Full-stack technical design and development skills and experience.

* Technologies: Web/RESTful service development: HTML 5, JavaScript/AngularJS/React/Redux, JSON

* Technologies: Linux and shell scripting, TDD (JUnit), Scala, Spark, Tableau

* Strong programming experience in at least one compiled language (e.g. C, C++, Java)

* In-depth knowledge of relational and columnar SQL databases, including database design

* Comfortable with multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team

* Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical & business audiences and working globally

* Strong problem solving and analytical skills

* Interest in finance



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