Tester position


6 months

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum 2 years of experience in a technology role

Excellent communication skills - written and verbal

Exposure & understanding of Java, C++ and database (ideally Sybase)

Expertise in Test Driven development using JUnit

Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot

Strong math and analytical skills

Cooperate within a team and work in a rigorous and stimulating environment

Nice to Have:

An interest and desire to learn about portfolio management and financial

Financial industry experience is preferred

Knowledge of matlab is a plus, but not required

Hardworking team player

Exposure to and appreciation of Futures, Forwards, IR Swaps, Options or CDS

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

The Quantitative Investment Strategies team is a Quantitative Portfolio
Management Desk. The Desk manages one of the largest hedge fund families in
the world using sophisticated quantitative models. It trades across assets
classes on a global basis using a wide variety of instruments (equities,
cash securities, futures, forwards, options, interest rate swaps and other
OTC derivatives).

The business is highly reliant upon technology across all of its activities.
The systems cover research, portfolio construction, electronic trading and
workflow. Technology employs a variety of architectures and technologies and
works directly with portfolio managers, researchers and traders. We have a
clear need for people that can work across the suite of applications, while
introducing best practices and working with the business directly.

The ideal candidate will have financial services experience supporting asset
management systems. Would need to have excellent technical skills, extremely
good communication skills, high energy & motivation and a keen interest in
working in a fast moving, demanding and stimulating business.

The rewards of this role include working with a first class team, learning
the quantitative technology platform, working very closely with Quant's and
Strat’s to build the next state-of-the-art portfolio construction and
trading platform, and working with the investment management process from
construction to execution.

Play a day-to-day systems support and testing role of new and existing

Interact extensively with both the Portfolio Management team on research &
portfolio construction initiatives and with Traders on the Trading Desk

Ensure systems are in working order for the portfolio investment workflow

Troubleshoot all production related issues efficiently and in a timely

Implement suitable solutions for a wide range of business problems

Highly motivated - ability to take initiative and ownership

Become intimately familiar with the working practices of the users, and
collude closely with the application development team to find long term

Work as part of the Technology team, reporting to the team’s manager


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Thanks and Regards

Kiran Kumar Vedala

Manager-Business Development

Advent Global Solutions, Inc

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