Software Engineer
FactSet Research Systems - New York, NY

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FactSet Software Engineers are self-motivated, articulate, highly-skilled professionals. They design and implement applications, databases, and systems, having responsibility for all phases of development. They work closely with other departments to ensure that FactSet’s products and technologies are extremely responsive to the changing needs of the investment community. Our hands-off management style encourages developers to take initiative to complete projects, manage multiple tasks, and set their own day-to-day priorities. Following training, the Software Engineer has immediate opportunities for creative software development. Whether it’s enhancing existing systems or creating groundbreaking new facets to the service, FactSet engineers continually contribute to the success of the company.

FactSet Research Systems is a major supplier of online integrated financial and economic information for analysts, portfolio managers, investment bankers and other financial professionals. FactSet combines more than 200 databases into a single online information system that is a comprehensive, one-stop source of financial information and analytics.

FactSet has ranked as one of BusinessWeek’s “Best Places to Launch a Career.” FactSet, with over $641 million in annual revenues, is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut and employs over 5,000 people in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Since 1996, FactSet has been publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDS. Although FactSet now has users in all corners of the world, we have not lost our original focus: that our clients are always our top priority.

Engineering opportunities exist in the Norwalk, CT; New York, NY; Boston, MA; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; and San Mateo, CA offices. To find out more about the opportunities FactSet has to offer you, please visit us at .

Job Requirements :
BS or MS degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
Experience programming with C++ or another OOP language (Java, C#, etc.)
Desire to both design and implement superior software Desirable experience in any of the following focus areas:
Strong C/C++ generic programming skills, including STL, boost
Web 2.0 development knowledge, particularly Javascript
Experience with scripting languages such as Perl and Python
Win32, MFC, and Visual Studio, COM, ATL
Excellent understanding of OS, kernel and CPU architectures
Unix, Windows or VMS system programming environments
Low level network programming (Threads, Sockets, etc.)
Working with and managing a large code base
Programming in a multi-threaded, distributed environment FactSet Research Systems Inc. is an E-Verify participant and EOE/M/F/D/V Employer which strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

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