Systems Engineer
FactSet Research Systems - Norwalk, CT

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Client Data Integration is a team of client-facing specialists and engineers who focus on facilitating the integration of client financial data onto FactSet’s systems. The ability for clients to view, analyze, and benchmark their own proprietary data is a key differentiator for FactSet, with products such as Portfolio Analysis, Risk, and a suite of Fixed Income applications relying on the timeliness and accuracy of client data.

Engineers are expected to design and implement tools that facilitate all aspects of the data integration process, including the extraction, transmission, and loading of data into FactSet’s proprietary data store. These tools include web applications, scripts, and batch processing environments. Client Data Integration Engineers also architect and maintain the company’s managed file transfer solution.

In addition to working directly with clients, custodians and other FactSet specialists on a variety of asset classes, there will be broad exposure to FactSet business practices, products and infrastructure. This will provide many opportunities to further develop individual financial knowledge and technical engineering skills, as well as contribute to product design and internal software development.

Job Requirements :
Required Skills

+ B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent field)

+ Object-oriented programming experience (e.g. C#, Java, C++)

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Desire to own entire development cycle, from idea generation to implementation

Desired Skills

+ Web development (and other graphical or event-driven development)

+ Relational database design and development (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle)

+ Programming experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Visual Basic, Python, etc.

+ Familiarity with Windows and Linux system administration

+ Technical knowledge of file transfer protocols (e.g. FTP, SFTP, HTTP)

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 .

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