Share this Job

Associate/AVP, Software Developer, Investment Insights Group

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  11821

Investment Insights Group (IIG)
The Investment Insights Group (IIG) uses advanced quantitative techniques and cutting-edge technological tools to generate insights that drive outstanding investment outcomes for GIC. 

 

We are a multi-disciplinary team of Quantitative Researchers and Software Developers that work closely with each of our investment departments – from Public Markets like Equities and Fixed Income, to Private Markets like Private Equity and Real Estate – to drive superior returns.

 

Our team of Software Developers, whom we call “Alpha Technologists”, develop platforms for investment teams and quantitative researchers, allowing GIC to harness our differentiated quantitative methods at scale.  They also drive synergy across departments to enhance cross-asset investment capabilities at GIC.
 

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.