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Signal Analyst/Developer Job Opportunity

Pack, Jaime BGI SF

Signal Analyst/Developer

San Francisco, CA


Barclays Global Investors (BGI) is America's largest money manager, providing structured investment strategies such as indexing, risk-controlled active products, and exchange traded funds to investors worldwide. For 35 years, BGI has been at the forefront of developing innovative investment ideas, applying science and technology to the investment process. Headquartered in San Francisco and named one of the SF Business Times' ''Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2007, ''the Barclays PLC subsidiary employs over 3,500 people globally and manages $1.8 trillion in assets.



The Alpha Strategies Group (Active Equities) is seeking a Signal Analyst/Developer to design, build and support a world-class system for daily investing and historical research. This person will help to build the next generation system while continuing to support our current quantitative investing system. We are migrating from an object-based Perl architecture to Java environment, updated to be more coherent, modular and user friendly.

Key responsibilities

·                     Assist in the redesign, implementation, and migration of the current quantitative model driven system to the next generation

·                     Support Portfolio Managers, researchers and Strategists in using the current and future system

·                     Advocate for the groups needs with vendors and other BGI groups

·                     Additionally, must work to ensure group complies with all BGI mandates

·                     Perform data analysis as part of ongoing efforts to improve the alpha generation process

·                     This position requires a person capable of assuming high responsibility for a key piece of investment software



·                     Strong programming skills (preferably two or more languages - Java/Perl /.Net/SAS /SQL or similar) on Unix

·                     Strong interest in finance and equity investing

·                     Mathematical or scientific background a plus

·                     Demonstrated track record in applying technology using industry best practices

·                     Project leadership is a plus

·                     Highly motivated team player as well as a strong individual contributor

·                     Excellent written and oral communication skills

·                     Ability to be a user advocate while developing and supporting applications

·                     Experience supporting business-critical systems (2+ years) 


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