D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. Analyst in New York, New York

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. seeks a full-time Analyst in its New York, NY office.

Responsibilities: Provide first-line technical support for a number of the firm’s discretionary businesses. Participate in technical meetings and discussions with traders and portfolio managers to understand their requirements and queries. Make critical enhancements to software. Upgrade systems infrastructure and provide support for front office operational issues, including responding to analyst and trader queries. Enhance software in response to requests submitted by business users. Maintain and improve systems platform for scheduling and running jobs, monitoring those jobs, and resolving failures. Analyze and implement tactical projects, including developing ad-hoc reports and data-driven projects. Upgrade systems in response to firm-wide API changes; coordinate with stakeholders during upgrades and implement required changes. Coordinate with technical teams on FIX connection setup for trading systems. Coordinate with other development teams on process enhancements, customized reports, and testing. Work with Unix, Python, Perl, SQL, object-oriented programming techniques, financial reference data and transactions modeling.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering (any) or a related field of study, plus five (5) years of progressively responsible experience with Unix, Python or Perl, SQL, object-oriented programming techniques, and financial reference data and transactions modeling.

D. E. Shaw & Co., LP does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.