Posted on: January 15, 2019
We are seeking a Nashville based Senior Programmer Analyst/Architect to join our Fixed Income Investment Technology in Fixed Income.
AB is a leading global investment-management and research firm with more than $500 billion in assets under management and a presence in 22 countries, with more than 3,400 employees worldwide. We serve clients ranging from institutions to individuals and private clients, and we offer independent research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services tailored to our clients' unique needs. With forward-looking perspective and expertise in equities, fixed-income, alternatives and multi-asset strategies, more than 500 investment professionals collaborate to share ideas and make connections across disciplines, geographies, asset classes and sectors. These collective insights drive innovation and better solutions, helping us keep our clients AHEAD OF TOMORROW--..
IT Group Description:
Fixed Income Investment Technology ("FIIT") group builds software that the Fixed Income business of AB uses in performing functions such as Fundamental Research, Quantitative research, Portfolio Management, Order Generation, Trading and Middle office and BackOffice operations. It partners with business to understand their challenges and help them by providing innovative technology solutions. We re-engineer the process where applicable in collaboration with business to help scale their business and be efficient in this dynamic market conditions. We have an in-house application that is written using C# and Windows forms called Research Analyst Portal ("RAP") which is the primary tool for Fixed Income. We also have other vendor products which are used in part to do these functions as well.
Describe the role:
The candidate in this role is expected to work with other senior developers in the team and develop a major functional module which handles Portfolio Management and Order generation and Trade Execution for non-taxable business for our rapidly growing Municipal business. As a part of this role, you would be expected to attend regular meetings with the business and understand their needs and suggest improvements and execute based on project plan.
Describe the applications and business or enterprise functions the role supports:
The primary module that the candidate would develop and support will be the Municipal module in RAP. RAP already handles most of the other asset class in Fixed Income space and now is being enhanced to handle Municipal markets. This new module, would help Senior Portfolio Managers, Portfolio Managers, Assistant Portfolio Managers, Fundamental and Quantitative research analysts, Traders, Middle office and Operations functions.
The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
As a developer, the candidate is expected to take part in daily scrum activities, business requirement gathering and quality assurance meetings. The candidate should also be able to document the work. They should be able to work with a large team setting.
What makes this role unique or interesting?
This is a unique opportunity to learn and create something along with a business group that manages over 30 Billion dollars.
What is the professional development value of this role?
There is enormous growth opportunity in this role. From a functional point of view, they would be learning how a municipal investment works from front to back including research, managing portfolio, order sizing and trading. From a technical point of view, they will be working with all the latest technology stack and would be given ample opportunities to research and suggest a technology that solves the business problem.
The RAP application is written using C# and WCF as its middle ware. It uses Oracle as the Primary back-end but also uses SQL Server. The entire application is developed and deployed in a Microsoft windows environment.
Qualifications, Experience, Education:
- 14 + years of industry experience in coding and building software
- Proficient in Angular 6, C#, Data structures and Algorithms and SQL
- BS / MS in Computer Science, Math, Engineering and/or related experience
- Must possess strong analytical skills
- Should be able to design sub systems and be able to lead a team of talented professionals
- Should be able to mentor junior members and influence others
- Demonstrate good communication skills
- Should be able to work with end-users
- Self-starter and a good team player
- Should have the "can do" attitude
- Should be able to take ownership and have strong client focus
- Special Knowledge (if applicable): Any knowledge in Financial industry is an added plus
Keywords: AllianceBernstein, Nashville , Programmer Analyst/Architect, Professions , Nashville, Tennessee
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