Software Engineer- Core Services Technology

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Jersey City


About Lord Abbett:


Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is an independent firm with a singular focus on the management of money. Over the course of our history, we’ve earned a sterling reputation for our leadership, influence, and innovation in the asset management industry. Today, our independent perspective, our commitment to active management, and our intelligent product design continue to make us relevant to individual and institutional investors.


From the very beginning, we’ve recognized that our people are our greatest asset. As an investment-led, investor-focused firm, we value intellectual curiosity, teamwork, and collaboration across the organization.


We’re looking for people with a keen interest in working for a trusted leader in the asset management industry, a desire to expand their knowledge, and a passion for delivering a client experience that exceeds expectations.

Now that you know our history, are you ready to be part of our future?




Job Overview:


Software Developer working with developers and business users to implement standalone Java and SQL solutions and web based intranet applications. Our team works on technology solutions for transaction processing, compliance monitoring, workflow and data management and works with internal and external data. This is a great opportunity to gain a breadth of knowledge in Asset Management, transaction management, industry processes and various types of Market data. Developers will work in SQL, JAVA, PERL, Python and other tools such as Qlikview to create applications, workflows and data management processes as required by various parts of the Core Services area in an investment management firm. 



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Requirements Gathering
  • System Design
  • Software Development
  • Technical Documentation
  • Whole software development life cycle
  • Rotating Support Schedule


Required Skills:


  • Basic understanding of stocks and bonds, Financial Services Experience would be a plus
  • 5+ years of application development experience with a desire to continue in a hands on technical role
  • 5+ Years Database Experience, SQL Server preferred, Oracle OK
  • 5+ Years of Java with J2EE concepts
  • Familiarity with Web Development
  • Familiarity with native OS scripting and/or scripting languages such as Perl or Python. Python would be a plus.
  • Object Oriented Design and Analysis


Preferred Skills:

  • UML Modeling
  • Database modeling experience



Personal Characteristics Required:


  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Self starter
  • Team player
  • Fast learner
  • Strong organizational skills
  • “Can Do” attitude
  • A willingness to learn new technologies and tools as required for specific projects





Lord Abbett is an equal employment opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.   All employment decisions at Lord Abbett are based solely on the applicant’s relevant experience, skills and qualifications.


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