Software Engineer II

Software Engineer II

BISAM, a FactSet Company
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Job Description


Role/Department Description:
Symbology Direct Feeds maintains update systems for various content sets at FactSet. The team processes feed files that will be translated to symbols that can be used to gather information like corporate actions, listing availability, and name changes. The primary area of focus of the team will be products such as FactSet ID, Fixed Income, Options, and Futures. Data produced by the team is being used on different FactSet applications like Workstation, FactSet Web, and Excel using APIs. The team also develops and updates Symbology Editor backend services that internal teams use to view data through a comprehensive GUI.
FactSet is searching for Software Engineers with strong programming skills and good knowledge of Object-oriented concepts. The engineer will be focusing on creating and maintaining efficient update processes in the form of ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) and producing timely reports showing data changes from update processes. They will be working with various stakeholders (product developers, internal teams, and clients) to deliver accurate transformed data loaded from data feed acquisitions. They are responsible for developing backend services and various APIs that are used to maintain the integrity of the data that we handle. The candidates will be working with other Symbology teams from the US and London for various product integration and enhancements.
Responsibilities:
  • 60% Directly implementing project work for my product. I contribute useful production code that forwards FactSet's business objectives
  • 30% Provide product support for clients and in-house users. Bugs related to my product are corrected in a timely manner for all affected users
  • 8% Review code from the rest of the team before submission. Ensure that good, correct code is being submitted
  • 2% Interviewing software engineering candidates. Ensure that FactSet makes appropriate hiring decision

Supervisory
  • 30% Supervising project work for my product. Ensure that my employees are working on projects that advance FactSet's business objectives
  • 20% Coordinating product priorities with stakeholders. Ensure that most relevant projects are being worked on and support is provided for all teams
  • 10% Directly implementing project work for my product. I contribute useful production code that forwards FactSet's business objectives
  • 15% Providing product support for client and internal users. Ensure that urgent and emergency situations involving end-users are handled in a timely manner
  • 5% Interviewing software engineering candidates. Ensure that FactSet makes appropriate hiring decisions
  • 10% Review code from the rest of the team before submission. Ensure that good, correct code is being submitted
  • 10% Coach and develop direct reports. Ensure that my employees improve their technical and soft skills over time

Required Skills:
  • C++, C#, JavaScript, Typescript, Angular, MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, HTML/CSS, Perl, Python programming language proficiency In order, these are the languages most used in the code base I have to contribute to and maintain
  • Time-management - several responsibilities at once
  • Computer (IT) problem solving Being able to overcome numerous non-coding related technical challenges, including client support and software setup
  • Windows OS Our main workstation and Office platforms are exclusively for the Windows OS

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