Software Engineer - Philadelphia

J Harlan Group, LLC - Philadelphia, PA

Software Engineer (Philadelphia)

Global Asset Manager

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Software Engineer to join a global technology team that supports the investment platform of a Global Asset Manager.

A great opportunity for a strong technologist with a desire to work within the investment environment for a global asset manager and enjoy seeing, firsthand, how their efforts contribute to the business. This hands-on strategic position provides the opportunity to deliver software solutions and will enable the engineer-developer to contribute significantly to the success of the business globally. The role will allow the engineer-developer to work on a variety of modern technologies built on cloud-based infrastructure.

Critical Initiatives:

  • Transforming Client platforms from regional to global
  • Delivering new mobile capabilities to enable business agility and extend business reach
  • Empowering businesses to increase insights by standing up an enterprise business intelligence (BI) platform
  • Advance Data Governance to boost global business competitiveness
  • Maximize application agility and scalability by adopting both public and private cloud technologies

Developing continuous delivery capabilities by utilizing DevOps to optimize time to market.

Principal Responsibilities:

In this role, you will join a global team of technologists whose primary focus is on designing, developing, and delivering next generation platforms for their asset management business. You will have the opportunity to directly partner with these business stakeholders, understand their objectives/needs and deliver strategic solutions that enable them to focus on investment performance and deliver superior results.

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

An in-depth understanding of development practices, familiarity with modern software development and design concepts across multiple object-oriented languages, as well as a passion for technology innovation that will allow you to harness emerging technology trends to deliver solutions to their business in an efficient and agile manner.

  • 1-5+ years application development experience with a strong proficiency with any object-oriented programming language such as C# or Java or Python, etc.
  • Experience in cloud-based development is a plus – not required
  • Proven problem-solving skills and the ability to independently debug and diagnose problems.
  • Ability to manage user expectations and complete work requests within the stated or expected deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The firm needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are strong software engineers, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the“big picture”of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

About the Client:

Our Client is the global investment management arm of a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services operating in more than 70 locations in more than 27 countries. They manage more than $263 billion across 24 independent global investment teams. Their global network of specialist asset management teams strives to deliver superior, sustainable risk-adjusted returns by employing their extensive experience, strong investment convictions, and commitment to in- depth research.

They offer investment management capabilities across a number of asset classes including fixed income, currencies, equities, infrastructure securities, hedge funds, and multi-asset allocation solutions. With their strong asset management expertise and strong investment convictions they are dedicated to providing their clients with investment excellence.

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients



Posted On: Thursday, June 18, 2020



Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: jgoldberg@jharlan.com – 212-792-0099 – www.jharlan.com 

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