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PanAgora is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to job applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, sex, marital status, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy, ancestry or sexual orientation. PanAgora is committed to maintaining an environment that is free from discrimination as well as adhering to applicable federal and state laws. PanAgora believes everyone deserves an opportunity to contribute to and benefit from its business activity, and to utilize his or her skills and experience.

Software Developer

Date Posted: March 12th, 2018

Overview:
The Software Developer will focus on developing, enhancing and supporting proprietary Strategic Applications affiliated with constructing and trading portfolios. This role will report to the Head of Portfolio Construction and Implementation. These efforts will entail requirements gathering, consensus building, heads-down development, vendor product integration, and transition management. This role entails the use of vendor APIs, structured programming & task management, unit & integration testing, as well as, delivery reporting.

Role:
Embedded within a team of end users, Traders and Portfolio Construction, to develop and maintain a proprietary set of tools to manage the implementation of PanAgora’s strategies. The ideal candidate will enjoy working directly with business users to create greenfield technology as well as enhance current tools, in a dynamic, fast-paced, best practices setting.

Responsibilities:
 Build, enhance & support strategic proprietary tools, as a primary role;
 Facilitate integration testing of 3rd party tools & data, as demand requires;
 Provide tactical support of business-oriented services, as a secondary role;
 Manage daily morning production process to establish the start-of-day trade-ready state;
 Apply a formal development approach to this critical production environment is an underlying tenant.

Professional Qualifications:
 An undergraduate degree in Technology and Software Development is required;
 Knowledge of Microsoft-based technologies, including strong SQL & C# experience is required;;
 Strong understanding, and experience developing Investment Management systems is required;
 At least 7 years of Application Development experience with 5 years of Investment Management relevant experience is required.

Personal Qualities:
 Strong business analysis capabilities, and excellent application development & database skills;
 Energized by a fast-paced Trading environment, yet able to be methodical & deliberate;
 Ability to troubleshoot & problem-solve, and is detail driven;
 Ability to manage multiple tasks at once;
 Self-motivated with the ability to work independently;
 Collaborates, drawing others into the work at hand; and,
 Works well in a close team environment.

Company Overview

Founded in 1989, PanAgora (Greek for across marketplace) Asset Management is a premier provider of investment solutions spanning most major asset classes and risk ranges.  We seek to provide investment solutions using sophisticated quantitative techniques that incorporate fundamental insights and vast amounts of market information.  While PanAgora’s investment strategies are highly systematic in nature, the processes deployed within these strategies are built and overseen by talented professionals with significant and diverse investment experience.  Innovative research plays a central role in our investment philosophy and process, and is an essential component of our firm’s ability to deliver attractive investment solutions.  Investment teams are organized into an Equity Strategies group and a Multi Asset Strategies group.   Most investment team members are engaged in original research using fundamental intuition, market intelligence, modern finance and scientific methods.

We are committed to providing clients with reliable investment processes, consistent performance, transparency, and access to our investment resources. Our client base is comprised of institutional investors across the globe, including public & private retirement funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments & foundations, and sub-advisory mandates.

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Intern, Equity Team

Date Posted: April 11th, 2017

Job Description

We are constantly looking for smart and aspiring students to intern within our investment team.   Many of our analysts and portfolio managers started with us as interns.  We are flexible on time and duration.  As an intern, you will conduct special projects for the team in the management of active U.S., international, and absolute return portfolios.

Sample projects include the following:

  • Building proprietary databases which will be used to develop new quantitative tools and insights
  • Conduct research into novel quantitative factors for use in portfolio management decisions
  • Utilizing latest technologies in finance and stock selection

Qualifications

  • Coursework in finance, mathematics, economics, computer science
  • Must have strong mathematical, analytical and/or programming skills
  • Familiarity with accounting, financial statement analysis, fundamental research, and equity security valuation a plus
  • Knowledge of niche stock markets or exchanges a plus
  • Creativity and able to generate new ideas very desirable
  • Strong interests in the global capital markets

Company Overview

Founded in 1989, PanAgora (Greek for across marketplace) Asset Management is a premier provider of investment solutions spanning most major asset classes and risk ranges.  We seek to provide investment solutions using sophisticated quantitative techniques that incorporate fundamental insights and vast amounts of market information.  While PanAgora’s investment strategies are highly systematic in nature, the processes deployed within these strategies are built and overseen by talented professionals with significant and diverse investment experience.  Innovative research plays a central role in our investment philosophy and process, and is an essential component of our firm’s ability to deliver attractive investment solutions.  Investment teams are organized into an Equity Strategies group and a Multi Asset Strategies group.   Most investment team members are engaged in original research using fundamental intuition, market intelligence, modern finance and scientific methods.

We are committed to providing clients with reliable investment processes, consistent performance, transparency, and access to our investment resources. Our client base is comprised of institutional investors across the globe, including public & private retirement funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments & foundations, and sub-advisory mandates.

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