Software Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Acadian Asset
  • 29 Nov 17 2017-11-29

This position has development and maintenance responsibility for the software programs, databases and processes associated with our core business systems. This would include support for a broad range of applications such as accounting, performance measurement, marketing and client service reporting platforms. The position provides exposure to many business units in a dynamic investment management firm. The software engineer will work closely with other IT team members of varying disciplines to meet stated objectives.


  • Work on a delivery team to enhance and support software applications
  • Maintain, enhance, and develop new database objects
  • Maintain, enhance, and develop data interfaces and ETL processes for applications
  • Maintain, enhance, and develop internal and external facing reports
  • Investigate and resolve issues impacting our production environment
  • Work collaboratively within IT and various business units across the firm



  • B.S. in computer science or related field; 0-3 years’ experience.  Internship experience and relevant coursework in business/finance a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern software design principles, concepts, and practices.
  • Knowledge/experience with the Microsoft Technology Stack (e.g. ASP.NET, C#); Demonstrated knowledge of other programming languages a plus.
  • Knowledge/experience with relational database fundamentals, experience with Microsoft SQL Server a plus.
  • Familiarity with Agile Methodology (e.g. Scrum, Kanban).
  • Must be detail oriented with outstanding analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and consensus building skills.