Scala Software Engineer/Business Programmer Scala Software Engineer/Business Programmer …

Point72 Asset Management
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Point72 Asset Management
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Scala Software Engineer/Business Programmer
Experienced Professionals

New York | Stamford

Information Technology


A Career with Point72's Technology team
As Point72 reimagines the future of investing, our Technology group is constantly improving our company's IT infrastructure, positioning us at the forefront of a rapidly evolving technology landscape. We're a team of experts experimenting, discovering new ways to harness the power of open source solutions, and embracing enterprise agile methodology. We encourage professional development to ensure you bring innovative ideas to our products while satisfying your own intellectual curiosity.

What you'll do
  • Understand and translate business requirements into technical design specifications
  • Identify technology solutions for enhancements or new initiatives
  • Develop technical solutions using test-driven and agile software development methodologies
  • Support technology and software deployments and end-user questions
  • Participate in identifying new technologies and methodologies to continuously improve software systems

What's required
  • Extensive experience with Scala (preferred) or Java
  • 5+ years of professional work experience in microservice-oriented and distributed systems
  • 2+ years of experience with Relational Database Systems and SQL (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Hands on experience working in Accounting or Finance departments
  • Well-versed in object-oriented techniques including inheritance, polymorphism, generics, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of enterprise architecture patterns
  • Extensive hands-on experience solving business problems with software
  • Understanding of the challenges of working with distributed and multi-threaded systems along with experience monitoring those systems and troubleshooting problems
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards while working with sensitive data
  • Ability to interface with end users
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, other technical field, or equivalent work experien

We take care of our people

We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. We want you to concentrate on success and leave the rest to us. When you work here, we provide:
  • Fully-paid health care benefits
  • Generous parental and family leave policies
  • Mental and physical wellness programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more

About Point72
Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry's premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry's brightest talent. We're inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking. For more information, visit .
Point72 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Point72 is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Point72 complies with applicable, local, state and federal laws on the subject of equal employment opportunity.