VIE - Junior Software Developer, Investment Technology

London, England, gb
Company: AXA Bank
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-24 18:03:38
VIE - Junior Software Developer, Investment Technology(210005I3)

Primary Location

:UNITED KINGDOM-GREATER LONDON-LONDON

Organization

:AXAIM Core - Investment Functions

Shift

:Day Job

Schedule

:Full-time

Description

AXA Rosenberg is a global equity investment manager within the AXA Investment Managers group of companies, with offices located in major financial markets worldwide. The company manages individual country, regional and global strategies for public and private pension funds, endowments and foundations for investors in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Within AXA Rosenberg, the Infrastructure team is in charge of building the technology required to build the quantitative investment platform. The platform is built around distributed services via agile processes. The Infrastructure team of has members in Orinda (California), London (UK) and Singapore. They also support other development teams with architecture, design, development and testing across all business areas (data acquisition and integration, modeling, portfolio management, trading and operations).
*VIE contract is a French International Internship Program, for which only EEA (European Economic Area) citizens are eligible

Key responsibilities:

• Bootstrapping new applications for other teams (architecture, design, setup repo, CI/CD)
• Making the software development cycle effective and productive for all other developers
• Streamlining the team’s development environment (package management, build tools)
• Building our in-house frameworks for cross-cutting concerns across all applications
• Upgrading code to the latest version of the framework and libraries across any application
• Setting up and maintaining continuous builds and deployments (CI/CD)
• Building quality and security monitoring tools
• Testing new frameworks, libraries and tools with proofs of concept
• Writing and automating tests in code
• Troubleshooting and providing support to other teams when needed (such as performance)

Qualifications

Role requirements:

• Master in Computer Science or equivalent (BAC+5)
• Interested in Finance and quantitative asset management
• Solid problem solving skills
• Good understanding of algorithms, data-structures, and computer fundamentals
• Solid background in object-oriented software development and testing (C# / .NET Core is ideal)
• Relational Databases (SQL and data modelling)
• Good understanding of the software development lifecycle with an agile methodology
• Good understanding of source control using Git is preferred
• Fluent English is mandatory
• Good writing and communication skills
• Passion for software development
• Strong ethics
• Open minded, works well with others
• Self-starter, organized, able to self-prioritize, plan and communicate progress 
• Solid background with Mathematics and Statistics is a plus (incl. software such as Matlab or Python)

About AXAWould you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

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