Programmer Analyst

Job ID
2017-1253
Category
Technology
Jersey City
NJ

Overview

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 a part of our future?

 


Job Overview:

 

Lord Abbett is seeking a Programmer Analyst to build new applications and drive the evolution of existing systems. The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-faceted team to build end-to-end solutions and will be engaged throughout the project lifecycle. This is a great opportunity to enhance and you’re your technical skills while also contributing to the growth of premier asset management company and broadening your knowledge of the financial industry.

 

The position will work to cover all aspects of the software development lifecycle and engage directly with business users.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Solid foundation in principles of Software Engineering
  • Proficient in one or more object-oriented software development languages
  • Logical and analytical approach to troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of algorithim design and analysis
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, high tech environment

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • Bachelor's degree with recent or upcoming graduation date in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field
  • 0-2 year experience in related filed
  • Demonstrated software related internship, work or hobby experiences

 

Preferred:

  • Experience with at least one market data provider (Bloomberg, Factset, Russell)
  • Full-stack system development with java (web, middle-tier)

Personal Characteristics Required:

  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Self-starter
  • Team player
  • Fast learner
  • Strong organizational skills
  • "Can Do" attitude
  • Ability to succeed ina fast-paced, rapidly changing, high tech environment

 

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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