The Role 

We are seeking a highly qualified and talented technologist to join us as a member of our Accounting and Valuation Technology team. The team is responsible for the eco-system which provides accurate T0 and T+1 Position, P&L & Transactions Data via its shadow accounting system (Advent Geneva) to key organizational stakeholders in the Fund Accounting, Valuation, Operations, Compliance, Risk and Business Analytics areas. The AVT team is also directly supporting the automation needs of Fund Accounting in the realm of Investor Reporting, Portfolio Manager performance payout estimations and allocations. The team is also responsible for providing valuation for complex OTC products and derivatives traded in the Fund.

 

What you’ll do

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the integration between our vendor accounting system (Advent Geneva) and multiple internal upstream systems. You will define and implement proper reporting methodologies within Geneva as well as define and maintain shadow accounting standards. You will also participate in expanding platform capabilities based on rapidly changing business requirements as well as providing Level 3 support across the globe. The ideal candidate will be a Geneva subject matter expert – creating best practices, defining workflows, developing APIs, responsible for the data warehouse, designing custom reports and troubleshooting issues.

 

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • Expertise in Advent Geneva
  • At minimum, seven years of experience in financial services
  • At minimum, seven years of Java development
  • Expertise with design and architecture (microservices experience preferred)
  • Experience leading strategic technical initiatives from start to finish
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience with messaging systems (Kafka preferred)
  • Experience with DevOps methodologies such as CI/CD and build automation
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience mentoring junior developers
  • Strong ownership experience and a track record of delivering results

We’d love if you had:

  • Experience and knowledge of:
    • Cloud services such as AWS, S2, RDS/Aurora, Redshift, etc.
    • Containerization and orchestration tools such as Kubernetes, Prefect, etc.
    • Monitoring services like Grafana, ITRS Geneos, SRE practices like Reliability & Observability.

 

Our culture

The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.

Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions. In our agile environment, engineers are expected to self-organize and collaborate on the best way to solve problems, and they are collectively responsible for the entire team's delivery. Engineering teams are small and cross-functional, and value learning and knowledge sharing.

At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our DEI initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.

 

Who we are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across four trading strategies; quantitative, fundamental equity, tactical trading and discretionary macro & fixed income. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.

Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics and continue to capitalize on new opportunities. In 2021 we launched our newest strategy, discretionary macro & fixed income as part of the continual growth of Schonfeld’s investible universe. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.

 

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