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VBA (.NET) Software Engineer in Boston, MA at Veritude

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Veritude is seeking a Senior Software Engineer who has extensive VBA experience to join Fidelity Investments. This position is based in Boston, MA.

Our mission on the End User Development (EUD) team is to improve equity investment professionals' productivity, decision-making and increase IT's ability to respond to tactical needs by delivering short term business driven solutions. We believe this team strengthens the partnership between the business and technology while growing domain knowledge by delivering ad-hoc solutions in an unstructured development environment. The EUD team will incorporate the best ideas into enterprise product capabilities that will be available to all investment professionals.

The Expertise We Are Looking For

  • Excellent oral and written social skills
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree and work experience
  • Investment Management business domain experience across some combination of Research, Portfolio Management (Risk), Trading, Compliance and Investment Operations (CFA preferred)
  • Tried expertise with MS excel based programming using VBA, .NET , Strong knowledge of SQL

The Purpose of Your Role

The EUD Developer / Analyst will be responsible for building custom tools that provide insights into fund management through Holdings, Trades, & Research. Responsibilities include software engineering on a variety of existing complex and exciting new tools / applications, building dashboards using OBIEE and Tableau, collaborating with both peers and business partners to rapidly deliver high quality solutions.

The Skills You Bring

  • You have experience working directly with investment professionals
  • 8-11 years’ experience in an analytics-based role
  • Shown expertise with MS excel based programming using VBA, .NET
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL
  • Academic background in a related field (CFA, MSF, MBA, etc.)
  • You are familiar with the Agile development methodology
  • You collaborate closely with your team, analyzing problems, recommending solutions and delivering technology results
  • You have a passion for continued learning, and will continually learn about new technology trends and the Equity Asset Management business

The Value You Deliver

  • We will build quality solutions which align with the technology blueprint and standard methodologies, solving business problems by driving design, development, quality and ongoing support
  • We will partner closely with product owners/analysts/business partners to understand business problems and needs
  • Working closely with architects and lead developers to ensure alignment to the technology blueprint and roadmap
  • Actively participating in knowledge exchange through innovation days, code and design reviews, exploring new technologies etc.

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

Asset Management Technology (AMT) provides worldwide technology and support to all the Investment Management, Research, Trading and Investment Operations functions. AMT is an integral partner for Asset Management to deliver creative, scalable, industry-leading investment tools that enable Asset Management to achieve high-reaching advantage globally.