Software Engineer
FactSet Research Systems - New York, NY

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FactSet is looking for a talented person to fill the role of Software Engineer within the Company and Markets Engineering department. An ideal candidate for this position should have good Linux system administration skills, experience with programming languages, database technologies and application development.

The engineer will be expected to quickly learn and take responsibility of Infrastructure Support for the Web Application and Services that runs on Red Hat Linux platforms. This includes systems monitoring, troubleshooting, dashboard and usage reports on related system events. There are many technologies and teams involved into day to day processes and the successful candidate will have both technical and interpersonal skill sets to efficiently drive processes for the corresponding systems.

Additionally, as a team member, the engineer will be responsible for enhancements and maintenance of systems for existing products. In its friendly, yet professional atmosphere, FactSet offers an excellent opportunity to grow and be a part of a successful team. There will be broad exposure to FactSet business practices, products and infrastructure. This provides many opportunities to further develop individual financial asset knowledge and technical engineering skills, as well as contribute to product design and internal software development.

Essential Requirements:

+ BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

+ Experience with Web Server Administration ( Tomcat , Nginx , ColdFusion and Apache )

+ Experience with programming languages ( Perl , Java or other OOP languages)

+ Experience with UNIX / LINUX systems

+ Technical knowledge of file and data transfer protocols (FTP, FTPS, SFTP and HTTP)

+ Experience with Web Development technologies and concept

+ Database experience (SQL, MySQL)

+ On-call 24/7 Support

Job Requirements :
Desired Skills:

+ Shell and other scripting languages

+ Technical knowledge of W3C Compliance, Security and TCP/IP

+ Capacity and performance monitoring and planning

+ Knowledge of Load Balancer, VIP, DNS and DMZ (firewall) concepts

+ Knowledge of ColdFusion and CFML

Highly Desired :

+ Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

+ Strong communication and interpersonal skills

+ Must continually strive to acquire new skills in relevant technology and business areas

+ Ability to work both independently and in groups

+ Ability to prioritize and set goals on shifting priorities

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, a leading provider of financial information and analytics, helps the world’s best investment professionals outperform. In 2012, FactSet was ranked as one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the fourth time. With over $806 million in annual revenues, FactSet is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut and employs over 5,700 people globally.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. is an E-Verify participant and EOE/M/F/D/V Employer which strongly supports diversity in the workforce.