Front Office Analyst Programmer

Recruiter
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Jan 2023
Closes
26 Jan 2023
Ref
18373836
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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About Jupiter

Jupiter is one of the UK's leading investment management companies with just over 500 employees and £48.8 billion worth of assets under management (as at 30th June 2022).

Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs and Dublin OEICs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in EMEA, APAC and the US.

The majority of our employees are based in our London office located just minutes from Victoria station which provides stair-free access from both the Underground's Victoria line and National Rail platforms, as well as limited road crossings to the Jupiter office. Our London office was designed to encourage employees to live active, healthy lives with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for greater natural light and the benefit of a private balcony, table tennis room, cycle storage and on-site shower and locker facilities. The short distance to Green Park and St James' Park also provides employees with a natural space to relax during their lunch break and a healthy alternative to office-based meetings.

We offer our UK employees a 2-1-2 hybrid working arrangement where Tuesdays, Thursdays and a third day of your choice are worked from the office. The other two days may be worked from home. This facilitates collaboration and allows employees to maximise productivity whilst maintaining a healthy work/life balance.

Background

This role will report directly to the Head of Front Office Development, and work closely with Business Analysts, Testers and other Developers in an Agile/SCRUM environment.

Key Responsibilities

The Analyst/Programmer will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality business solutions in a timely manner. This role will work closely with Front Office Stakeholders, Business Analysts, and the wider technology team members. Strong people skills are essential to communicate at all levels.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Gathering and analysing business requirements.
  • Designing and building technical solutions (both tactical and strategic).
  • Identifying and sourcing data.
  • Collaborating with wider technology team

Desired Skills / Experience

The candidate must have demonstrable relevant development experience gained as an Analyst/Programmer or equivalent, with over 4 years' experience and with a passion for delivering technical solutions.

These should include knowledge and experience of:

Essential:
  • Buy-side Financial Services experience (ideally Asset Management)
  • Strong Front Office Development skills in C# (and Python ideally)
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (e.g Excel with VBA)
  • Good SQL data skills
  • Appreciation of full SDLC
  • Design by Pattern (e.g. SOLID)

Desired:
  • Knowledge of Aladdin Studio and API
  • Experience working with Cloud Technology (ideally MS Azure)
  • Snowflake
  • Web API Services
  • Agile Development practices
  • DevOps

Additional Role Details

This role is subject to the Conduct Rules set by the FCA

Don't meet every requirement? At Jupiter we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you are interested in this role, but don't think your experience aligns perfectly with every listed requirement in the job description, we would encourage you to apply. You may be the right person for this role.
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