Hedge Fund Application Support Engineer
$150,000 - $175k F/T Employee
Midtown NYC on 7th
A F/T position at an employee-owned international alternative investment management firm, offering long/short and long-only equity strategies investing primarily in the Asia Pacific region including Japan, and in emerging markets..
Pay Options: F/T Employee.
Contact Jason Vu. call (646)876-9536 / (212)616-4800 ext.290 or email email@example.com with the Job Code JV33764 or Click the Apply Now button ().
Skills required for the position: Application Support, MS SQL, SCRIPTING, JAVA, C++, BLOOMBERG, DATA WAREHOUSING, HEDGE FUND, MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT.
Detailed Info: seeking an energetic and inquisitive application support engineer that is comfortable working in a hands on environment supporting front office applications, data warehouse and the integrations with middle and back-office platforms. This is a technical role that is business facing and requires a candidate with exceptional interpersonal skills that has a strong understanding of financial markets, trade lifecycle workflows and the tools used to support them. Key Responsibilities: Proactively identify and remedy production support issues for front and back office teams. Liaise with service providers on platform enhancements, custom development / workflows issue tracking and escalations. Manage and support daily data ETL functions as well as back-end business processes and batch. Provide support for vendor onboarding and platform integration of external systems including order management and portfolio management systems, books and records, risk reporting and data visualization. Develop / utilize core support tools and processes to perform work while improving day-to-day practices for support team members with the goal of delivering service improvements to the business. Contribute to platform monitoring, documentation and incident management systems
Development/Computing Environment: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
5+ years of experience in an application support role, preferably in a hedge fund.
Expert knowledge of MS SQL design and administration.
Excellent scripting skills with Powershell or Python.
Programming knowledge in C, C++ or Java.
Strong familiarity working with hedge fund service providers - Eze, SS&C, Bloomberg, Factset.
Strong experience working with security / price master solutions for reference and time series data primarily sourced from Bloomberg.
Strong experience in data warehouse technologies, data modeling and ETL tools. Experience with supporting data visualization platforms. Experience working within all phases of SDLC.
Strong communication skills with the ability to take initiative and work independently.
The position offers competitive compensation package.
Job Id: 33764