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Associate/AVP, Software Developer, Investment Insights Group

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  10142

 

Investment Insights Group

 

Investment Insights Group (IIG) is responsible for leveraging data, quantitative methods and technology to generate superior investment performance across the firm.

 

We are looking for an Associate/AVP to join the Digital Products Team within IIG to help us drive business value creation through technology enablement and close partnership with key business stakeholders.

 

The Digital Products team plays a key role in codifying investment processes and insights into digital products to enable a robust, sustainable and data-driven decision-making process.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • As part of the IIG Digital Products team, you will play a key role in full stack development, building and supporting analytics and execution systems used directly by investment teams.
  • You will be involved in developing digital products across the investment value chain – research, due diligence, portfolio construction, optimization, order execution and portfolio management.
  • As a person with strong analytical skills, you will use your technology know-how to bring value directly to the business. You will also be exposed to end-to-end investment processes, learning valuable business domain knowledge.
  • Participate in fast-paced agile projects and have the opportunity to work with modern technologies, such as ReactJS, Python, Docker and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • You will also have the chance to explore and apply emerging technologies (artificial intelligence, natural language processing, natural language generation) in these projects.
  • You will perform hands-on analysis of the technical, data and business functions and workflows to evaluate current state systems and processes and recommend target state roadmap and operating model, devise implementation plan and ensure delivery.
  • As an excellent team player with a collaborative mind-set, you will work directly with investment professionals at different levels. You will also work alongside experienced professionals across our extended Digital Products team to drive interoperability, build common capabilities and promote reusability across investment groups.

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years of experience in front-end/back-end/full stack software development.
  • Willingness to learn, demonstrating a strong passion in technology and/or finance.
  • Programming skills or work experience in Python, Java or similar OOP languages.
  • Development experience in modern JavaScript web frameworks (preferably ReactJS).
  • Comfortable with development tools/debugging across languages e.g. Python/Javascript and their intersection.
  • Confident with self-help navigation and understanding of codebases. Prior contribution to Github projects would be a plus.
  • Knowledge or experience using SQL, and relational databases.
  • Knowledge or experience using Unix, Shell scripting, Docker will be added advantage.
  • Good team player, possesses strong analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills.

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.