Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, a comparable technical/engineering field, or equivalent work experience required
Minimum of 7 years of team-oriented development experience in a relational database environment required
Minimum of 5 years of programming experience in Oracle PL/SQL or Microsoft T-SQL required
Experience with Linux shell scripting / PERL scripting preferred
Experience with programming languages (C, C++, JAVA, .NET) within Financial Services preferred
Prior experience with job scheduling with BMC Control-M or equivalent (Cron, Tivoli, Autosys) preferred
Experience with middleware packages including IBM Websphere MQ and Message Broker or equivalent (BizTalk) preferred
Experience with Agile software development, Scrum, Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) for managing code and user stories preferred.
Experience in the buy-side Investment Management Industry and major data domains including Equity, Fixed-Income, Security Master, Positions & Lots, Trades, Corporate Actions, Prices/FX Rates, Cash, Benchmarks strongly preferred
Knowledge of Investment Management systems (Eagle, Charles River, etc.) preferred
Strong experience working on at least one Investment Book of Record (IBOR) platform e.g. Eagle Star, Eagle Pace preferred
Design, write, modify, test and maintain programs, scripts and modules to meet changing business needs utilizing advanced specialized technical skills and multiple technologies.
Develop and publish database, program, script and test specifications
Effectively utilize and optimize system resources appropriate to the business needs
Adhere to departmental Software Development Life Cycle standards (programming, turnover, testing, documentation, incident reporting, etc.)
Perform incident management, root cause analysis, system enhancements and bug fixes
Collaborate with Business Unit, Strategy and Business Analysis teams to understand requirements and business needs
Prepare project estimates for design, coding, and testing. Participate in sprint planning, reviews, and retrospectives.
Work as a part of a team to document design specification and test results and perform design review and code reviews. Obtain approvals and prepare code deployments to development, staging, and production systems
Keep abreast of advances and developing trends and standards in technology
Communicate well with other staff members to facilitate efficient and effective solutions
Serve as a technical mentor and leader to department staff who are less experienced in the relevant technologies
2nd and 3rd level On-Call off hours support on a rotational basis
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Overtime as required)
Location - Warrendale, PA 15086
Excellent decision making and problem solving skills
Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously
Ability to work cohesively in a team environment
Federated Hermes, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.
Only those candidates in whom we have an interest will be contacted.
Internal Number: 8040
About Federated Hermes
For more than 60 years, Federated Hermes has provided world-class investment solutions to financial professionals in the United States and around the world. Federated Hermes' employees have defined the qualities of the company’s success over the decades: a reputation for integrity and excellence, a commitment to customers and employees and a history of longstanding client relationships. While each market cycle brings new opportunities and challenges to the company, Federated Hermes continues to foster employee commitment to excellence in the investment management industry.