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Primary Location:

Bangalore, KA IN

Schedule:

Full-time

Job Level:

Team Leader

Education Level:

Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job ID:

1709571

Job Description

Lead - Software Engineering - Quant Developer

Business Unit Overview
 
Fidelity Investments Management Technology (FIMT) is the business unit that provides application, system and IT infrastructure services for multiple Investment management and advisory businesses like Fidelity Management and Research Company (FMRCo), Fidelity International Limited (FIL), Pyramis Global Advisors (PGA), Strategic Advisors Inc. (SAI) and Investment operations across Boston, Merrimack, Raleigh, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Bangalore.
 
Role Description
 
We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer with expertise and experience in designing and developing applications based on quantitative models including new developments, enhancements, maintenance and support. The role involves mathematical understanding and skill, working closely with quantitative analysts to understand the business needs, iterative understanding of requirements, following Fidelity best practices / methodologies, thorough understanding of the technology roadmap, advancement to design / development process and providing on-call production support on rotation basis.
 
Candidate Description
 
The ideal candidate should have
  • A passion for technology and the financial domain with demonstrated ability to learn quickly
  • A demonstrated quantitative skill and analytical bent
  • Delivery focus with the ability to take full ownership
  • Experience working with distributed teams in different time-zones
  • Strong commitment to quality, documentation and engineering excellence
  • Strong communication skills, problem solving skills and adaptability
  • Experience in reverse engineering and understanding existing applications
  • Experience in designing and developing analytical and quantitative applications
  • Proficiency with data analytics languages like R, Matlab and Python
  • Experience in programming Microsoft Office tools (Excel and Access)
  • Java or C/C++ design and development skills
  • SQL proficiency (Oracle experience preferred)
  • Unit Testing
  • Agile methodologies or iterative development processes
  • Acceptance test-driven development a plus.
The skills below are good to have
  • Web Services (SOAP, REST).
  • ORM Tools (iBatis, Hibernate)
  • Job Scheduling Technologies
  • Build Technologies (Maven, Hudson)
  • Multithreading and Java design patterns
  • Unix and Shell scripting basics
 
Behavioural Attributes
 
  • Ability to take ownership
  • Excellent collaboration and Interpersonal skills
  • Great attitude, being a mentor, team player and effective contributor
  • Focused on productivity
 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or engineering. Or Masters in Mathematics/Physics/Statistics
  • Quantitative background in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or Operations Research preferred
  • Relevant experience of 4 – 6 years  for SSE and 7-9 years for LSE
  • Great attitude, being a mentor, team player and effective contributor
  • Focused on productivity
 
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