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  • Add to cart All Positions in Design and User Experience
  • Add to cart Interaction Designer
    We are seeking an exceptionally able interaction designer for our Hyderabad-based Design and User Experience group to help us design web-based software products that solve users' problems.  This group works closely with development teams, business analysts, and project owners through all the stages of product development.  If hired for this position, you would be creating paper prototypes and high-fidelity image mockups for the proposed design concepts, as well as provide HTML, CSS style guides. The candidate will also be responsible for performing heuristics-based UI design reviews and support design choices with reasons and specifics.

    The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree or higher in product design, industrial design or information design from a reputed university.  Minimum 2 years of interface and interaction designing experience is required.  Experience in designing data intensive applications will be a plus.  The candidate must have advanced knowledge of using graphics and prototyping tools, such as Axure, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.,. Exposure to HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript frameworks will be preferred.

    Additionally, he/she should be flexible to work simultaneously on multiple projects of diverse nature.  Exceptional written and oral communication skills, visual thinking, and ability to effectively communicate design ideas are essentials for this role.
  • Add to cart All positions in Financial Operations
  • Add to cart Analyst - Financial & Regulatory Reporting
    We are seeking Analysts for our Financial & Regulatory Reporting group based in Hyderabad.  The group is responsible for maintaining capital for legal entities and investors; preparing & distributing monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements, monthly investor account statements for entities within the D. E. Shaw Group.  

    The group is also responsible for periodic return computations, and calculation & allocation of applicable fees.  The role requires close interaction with various internal groups such as Management Company Accounting, Trade Accounting, and Investor Reporting among other groups; and externally with our auditors as well as administrators.

    The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Accountant having 0-2 years of working experience in Financial Services Industry, preferably with a fund accounting background, or a large audit firm; self-motivated, have strong accounting, analytical & problem solving skills, gives high attention to details and is able to meet tight deadlines.  Excellent written and oral communication skills along with strong interpersonal skills are essential; a good understanding of the U.S. GAAP will be a strong plus.
  • Add to cart Analyst/Senior Analyst - Tax
    We are looking for an Analyst/Senior Analyst for our Tax group based in Hyderabad.  The group files quarterly and annual tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service and appropriate state tax authorities, issues annual K-1/PFIC statements and quarterly tax estimate statements to investors and generates and analyses tax reports that involve detailed instrument-level analysis as per U.S. tax laws. The group also supports the tax planning team on trading-related tax compliance reports.  The role requires close interaction with various internal groups such as Financial Accounting and Regulatory Reporting, Trade Accounting and Operations among others; and externally with our tax advisors/attorneys.

    The ideal candidate will be a post-graduate (Management or Commerce) or a C.A. having 3 years of work experience in U.S. Hedge Fund Taxation which includes preparation of tax work papers, K-1s (Investor Tax Statements) and U.S. Federal & State tax returns for Partnerships & Corporations. Being a self-starter with strong analytical skills, attention to detail and the ability to meet tight deadlines is a pre-requisite.  Additionally, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential along with a good understanding of financial instruments.
  • Add to cart Associate - Tax
    We are seeking an Associate for our Tax group based in Hyderabad. The group performs tasks comprising tax return preparation, generating year-end tax reports and tax analysis. Tax analysis would involve detailed instrument level analysis as per U.S. Federal, state, and local tax laws. The responsibilities of the group also include issue of annual K-1/PFIC (investor tax) statements and quarterly tax estimate statements to investors. The group supports the tax planning team on trading-related tax compliance reports and analysis for private equity deals from tax perspective. The role requires close interaction with various internal groups and external tax advisors/attorneys.

    The ideal candidate should have an outstanding academic background and should be able to demonstrate excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal/communication skills. The candidate should be detail oriented, a self-starter, and also have the ability to meet stringent deadlines. The candidate should have upto 2 years' experience in U.S. taxation. Experience in hedge fund or private equity taxation will be a strong plus.
  • Add to cart Associate/Analyst Accounts Payable - Management Company Accounting
    We are looking for an Associate/Analyst to join our Management Company Accounting (MCA) group based in Hyderabad.  The group is responsible for legal entity book-keeping, financial reporting and statutory compliance of various entities of the firm.

    Primary responsibilities include:
    -capturing and routing invoices, getting business approvals, and performing check runs.
    -allocating and coding invoices in the accounts payable module.
    -posting entries into the GL system and  initiating and tracking wires.
    -handling two-way and three-way matching of invoices for various entities.

    The candidate will also be involved in handling MIS requirements of the senior management, month-end vendor reconciliations, communication with multiple stake holders and participation in process enhancement initiatives.  In addition to gathering and reviewing supporting documentation for internal and external audits, the candidate will also be expected to utilize the electronic expense report processing tool for processing and reviewing T&E claims, ensuring the reports are correctly coded and in accordance with the policy, making payments in the prescribed timelines, and resolving queries on a real time basis.

    The ideal candidate should be an Accounting graduate or CA Inter with up to 2 years of experience in Accounts Payable (AP Workflow).
  • Add to cart Manager - Treasury (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

    We are looking for a Manager to join our Treasury team based in Hyderabad.  Members of this team will be working on cash management, liquidity analysis and portfolio financing while gaining a comprehensive understanding of various standard as well as unconventional financing arrangements along with nuances of widely used margining methodologies, techniques involved in optimization of portfolio margin and an insight into financing and borrowing costs.

    Primary responsibilities include:

     - handling margin calls and monitoring short term liquidity of funds along with gaining a strong understanding of the portfolio, its financing structure and  dynamics to efficiently analyze the causes for change in liquidity.
     - understanding details of various margining methodologies of the several agreements in a portfolio and tracking the internal view of margin; soliciting information from various concerned parties as well as ensuring its availability for all downstream processes.
     - reviewing financing costs of the portfolios and resolving any discrepancies with counterparties.
     - ensuring accuracy of borrowing and lending information in the system.
     - handling ad-hoc projects related to margin/financing, broker revenue and counterparty exposure information.
     - extensively co-ordinating with other teams towards resolution of issues by effectively analyzing the cause and effects and managing stakeholder expectations.
     - analyzing the scope and feasibility of new client requirements.
     - handling end-to-end onboarding of new clients; gathering the requirements and showcasing our capabilities clearly.
     - liaising with the IT teams for enhancements to the technology platforms; providing clear specifications, keeping the strategic goals in perspective while prioritizing and thoroughly testing the features before informing clients about the roll-out.
     - overseeing the overall delivery of services to clients while consistently maintaining high standards.
     - managing stakeholders' expectations; being proactive in identifying their needs, articulating the scope of offering, escalating issues in a timely manner and showcasing persuasiveness in bringing about changes
     - staying abreast of global financial happenings and industry best practices to proactively align the processes.
     - leading, guiding and motivating the team to meet organizational goals as well as driving professional growth amongst team members.
     
    The ideal candidate must be an MBA (Finance)/CFA/CA or of equivalent qualification with work experience in collateral management for hedge funds and familiarity with typical financing arrangements as well as various margining methodologies.  He/She should possess in-depth domain/finance knowledge, attention to detail, ability to work with minimal supervision and must have experience in managing high performers.  Additionally, a drive to enhance the efficiency of processes, strong project management skills, effective managerial ability and strong communication and collaboration skills are a prerequisite along with proficiency in MS Excel.  Experience in securities lending and borrowing as well as optimization of portfolio financing would be an added advantage.
  • Add to cart Manager/Senior Manager - Financial & Regulatory Reporting
    We are looking for a Manager/Senior Manager to join our Financial & Regulatory Reporting group based in Hyderabad.  The group is responsible for maintaining the legal entity and individual investor capital as well as preparing and distributing monthly/quarterly/annually audited financial statements, and monthly investor account statements for entities within the D. E. Shaw Group.  The group is also responsible for periodic return computations and calculation, and allocation of applicable fees.  This role requires close interaction internally with various groups such as Trade Accounting Operations, Investor Reporting (among others) and externally with our auditors and administrators.

    The ideal candidate should be a Chartered Accountant with working experience in the Financial Services industry along with a Hedge fund accounting/auditing background as well as a good understanding of the U.S. GAAP.  Strong accounting, analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail, ability to meet tight deadlines, excellent written and oral communication skills along with superior interpersonal skills would be an added advantage.
  • Add to cart Senior Analyst - Middle Office (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

    We are looking for an analytically strong Analyst/Senior Analyst to join our Middle Office group.  The candidate will be responsible for driving various activities in the Middle Office which involve ensuring the smooth functioning of day-to-day operations and resolving issues in a timely manner.

    Primary responsibilities include:

    - ensuring error free and timely daily support/deliverables and resolution of breaks/issues.
    - keeping reference data & security master up-to-date using sources like Reuters and Bloomberg.
    - creating and updating investment products in the firm's database and trading universe.
    - processing trades that are not booked by the desk and supporting P&L queries from the front office.
    - liaising with Strategy Operation (StratOps) groups, and ensuring confirmations and settlements are completed in a timely manner according to the Firm policy.
    - working closely with other team members to address operational issues.
    - Supporting the group's deliverables during Night-Ops.

    The ideal candidate should possess:

    - a working knowledge of financial products such as equities, fixed income and derivatives.
    - an understanding of the various stages of the trade life cycle.
    - an understanding of data sources such as Reuters, Bloomberg etc.
    - strong analytical skills, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
    - high morale and be a self-motivated independent thinker with solid organizational skills.
    - strong interpersonal skills and be a team player.
    - effective oral/written communications skills.
    - the ability to work under pressure and take on additional operational responsibilities.

    Educational qualifications and preferred skills:

    - CFA or working knowledge of other product classes i.e. Bonds, Credits, Rates etc.
    - 3-5 years of relevant experience is a must
    - proficient in Microsoft Office applications and SQL.
    - ability to create VBA macro to automate the processes.
  • Add to cart Senior Manager - Middle Office (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

    We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate to join our Middle Office Group based in Hyderabad.  The group supports trading activities around various investment products like equity, fixed income, futures, currency, swaps and other exotic derivatives.

    Primary responsibilities include managing and reviewing the following processes:

    - transactions and reference data including trade booking/amendment process.
    - onboarding new clients on to the Company's platform.
    - capturing corporate actions.
    - modeling new asset classes.
    - reference data exceptions.
     
    Additional responsibilities include:

    - driving strategic initiatives and acting as a central point of contact for assigned processes and projects.
    - reviewing workflows and operating procedures and implementing process improvements.
    - working closely with other team managers to address operational issues.
    - interacting with relevant IT teams to resolve any technical issues and  ensure optimum performance of the platform & processes.
    - leading the team to deliver the work product that is accurate and timely in its execution.

    The ideal candidate must have an MBA from a reputed institution with 10-12 years of relevant prior experience in managing people, handling processes, and projects. Sound knowledge of the asset management industry with a good understanding of Geneva, SQL and various investment products like equities, fixed income, derivatives, etc. would be an added advantage.  The candidate should have in-depth   experience in the various stages of a trade life cycle, and possess strong analytical, problem-solving, management and leadership skills as well as expertise in nurturing an empowered and high-functioning team.  Additionally, the candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and be able to successfully manage relationships with the Front Office, Back Office and Technology staff/managers.
  • Add to cart Senior Manager/Associate Director - Trade Accounting & Operations (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

    We are looking for a Senior Manager / Associate Director for our Trade Accounting and Operations group based in Hyderabad.  The group handles post trade activities for hedge funds with one of their core daily objectives being ensuring post trade activities happen in a timely manner and record an accurate view of positions, cash and P&L in the books.  The group works closely with counterparties and investment managers to achieve this and the primary activities for the same include daily street reconciliations, settlements, P/L reconciliations and fund accounting (GAV / NAV preparation).  The group deals with a variety of strategies and different kinds of financial instruments, spanning different geographies and time zones.

    The primary responsibilities include:

    - driving IT / Ops projects and playing an active oversight role in day-to-day operations, escalation of aged breaks, business-as-usual troubleshooting and setting direction and goals for individuals.
    - accountability for work product of the team - daily trade, position and cash reconciliations to the prime broker / custodians as well as all income / expense accruals.
    - working with investment managers and prime brokers to resolve day-to-day exceptions as well as develop more strategic initiatives.
    - liaising with other internal functions like pricing, middle office and collateral management to resolve discrepancies and/or respond to internal queries.
    - assisting the team and playing a review role for the accounting close (monthly / bi-weekly); providing adequate support for outstanding breaks, and preparation of month-end binder.
    - working with the team in NY and locally to define strategy, new automations, project prioritizations etc.
    - providing assistance to auditors and fund administrators during the audit and NAV finalization process.
    - working with technology teams as needed, by assisting in special projects, developing bespoke reports, developing specifications, product implementation and UAT.

    The ideal candidate must have an MBA (Finance) / CFA / CA or any another equivalent qualification with 10-15 years of work experience in collateral management for hedge funds and familiarity with typical financing arrangements as well as various margining methodologies. He/She should have in-depth domain/finance knowledge, attention to detail, the ability to work with minimal supervision and experience in managing high performers.  Additionally, a drive to enhance the efficiency of processes, strong project management skills, effective managerial ability, and strong communication and collaboration skills are a prerequisite along with proficiency in MS Excel.  Experience in securities lending and borrowing as well as optimization of portfolio financing would be an added advantage.
  • Add to cart Service Desk Associate/Analyst (Arcesium)
    We are looking for intelligent and resourceful candidates for our service desk team based in Hyderabad. The service desk team is the first point of contact for our clients when they face any issues while using our world-class suite of middle/back office applications. The team analyzes the issues, performs the initial triage and attempts to address these with a quick turnaround.

    Primary responsibilities include:

     - addressing client issues.
     - escalating issues to tech teams/subject matter experts (SMEs) if necessary.
     - maintaining a repository of issues faced to enable speedier resolution of similar requests.
     - track open issues lists with TRM/SRM
     - hold Tech and Services teams account for SLA deliverables

    The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's degree with 0 - 3 years of relevant experience; a good academic record; and exceptional communication skills along with a high level of personal maturity and a collaborative, optimistic attitude.
  • Add to cart All positions in Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Add to cart Analyst - Financial Planning and Analysis (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

    We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate for the Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP & A) function based out of our Hyderabad office.  Primary responsibilities of this function include analysis of time allocations and expenses, publishing monthly dashboards and providing strategic support and insights to senior management.

    The ideal candidate should have a master's degree in Finance with 0-2 years of relevant experience.  The candidate should have strong analytical skills, be self-driven with keen attention to detail and good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Add to cart All positions in Financial Research
  • Add to cart FinRes: Analyst/Senior Analyst - Financial Data Management
    We are looking for an Analyst/Senior Analyst to join our Financial Data Management (FDM) team based in Hyderabad.  The team is responsible for sourcing financial data used by the firm's quantitative and qualitative strategies, including working with traders, programmers, and quantitative and other analysts worldwide to understand their needs and identify the most appropriate products in the market.  The position will require the applicant to communicate frequently with users and vendors across the globe to evaluate relevant data.  The team also leads commercial negotiations and coordinates regularly with the firm's legal, compliance, and IT departments on new contracts and vendor implementations.
    Primary responsibilities include:
    supporting management of data licenses and client-vendor relationships.
    working on reconciliation of invoices and expenses to facilitate cost approval and payment.
    monitoring internal data usage and reporting it to various vendors and exchanges.
    The ideal candidate will a be a self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent tasks and projects.  Experience in sourcing and/or vendor/counterparty management will be an added advantage.
    The Firm offers excellent benefits, a casual, collegial working environment, and an attractive compensation package.  For further information about our recruitment process, including how applicant data will be processed, please visit www.deshawindia.com/Recruiting.html.
    Members of the D. E. Shaw group do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of sex, race, colour, caste, creed, religion, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.
  • Add to cart Manager/Senior Manager - Energy
    We are looking for resourceful candidates to join our Financial Research group based in Hyderabad.  The group works closely with front office groups to provide high quality and in-depth support to the investment research and decision processes of the Firm's global proprietary trading strategies.  The candidate will work with portfolio managers and analysts in the fundamental equities investment teams of the Firm.

    Primary responsibilities include:
    - supporting detailed modelling of company financials.
    - complete valuation, operational, peer group and sensitivity analysis.
    - development and maintenance of financial models.
    - research coverage for specific companies and sectors.
    - frequent contact with front office groups to iterate on financial models and investment thesis.
    - attending management / intermediary / sector expert calls.
    - developing industry sector expertise.
    - aiding front office data analysis efforts by collaborating closely with the technology development teams in the firm.

    The ideal candidate should have an MBA in Finance or equivalent qualification with 5-10 years of experience in financial modelling, valuation, fundamental equity research and analysis in global financial markets, along with excellent communication skills.  Experience in focused equity research within the Global Energy space (Midstream/Oil Services/E&P/Refining/Alternative Energy/Utilities) is required.
  • Add to cart Manager/Senior Manager - European Equity
    We are looking for resourceful candidates to join our Financial Research group based in Hyderabad.  The group works closely with front office groups to provide high quality and in-depth support to the investment research and decision processes of the Firm's global proprietary trading strategies.  The candidate will work with portfolio managers and analysts in the fundamental equities investment teams of the Firm.

    Primary responsibilities include:
    - supporting detailed modelling of company financials and preparing investment write-ups.
    - complete valuation, operational, peer group and sensitivity analysis.
    - development and maintenance of financial models.
    - research coverage for specific companies and sectors.
    - frequent contact with front office groups to iterate on financial models and investment thesis.
    - attending management / intermediary / sector expert calls.
    -developing industry sector expertise.
    - aiding front office data analysis efforts by collaborating closely with the technology development teams in the firm.

    The ideal candidate should have an MBA in Finance or equivalent qualification with 7-12 years of experience with strong skill sets in financial modelling (including M&A), valuation, fundamental equity research and analysis, along with excellent communication skills. Equity research experience in European markets is required.
  • Add to cart Manager/Senior Manager - FIG
    We are looking for resourceful candidates to join our Financial Research group based in Hyderabad.  The group works closely with front office groups to provide high quality and in-depth support to the investment research and decision processes of the Firm's global proprietary trading strategies.  The candidate will work with portfolio managers and analysts in the fundamental equities investment teams of the Firm.

    Primary responsibilities include:
    - supporting detailed modelling of company financials and preparing investment write-ups.
    - complete valuation, operational, peer group and sensitivity analysis.
    - development and maintenance of financial models.
    - research coverage for specific companies and sectors.
    - frequent contact with front office groups to iterate on financial models and investment thesis.
    - attending management / intermediary / sector expert calls.
    - developing industry sector expertise.
    - aiding front office data analysis efforts by collaborating closely with the technology development teams in the firm.

    The ideal candidate should have an MBA in Finance or equivalent qualification with 5-10 years of experience in financial modelling, valuation, fundamental equity research and analysis in global financial markets, along with excellent communication skills.  Experience in focused equity research within the Global FIG Space i.e. Financial Institutions Group including banks, insurance companies, asset managers, mortgage service companies is required.
  • Add to cart Senior Analyst/Manager - Macro
    We are looking for a resourceful candidate to join our Financial Research group based in Hyderabad.  The group works closely with front office groups to provide high quality and in-depth support to the investment research and decision processes of the Firm's global proprietary trading strategies.  The candidate will work closely with portfolio managers and analysts associated with the Macro strategy of the firm.

    Primary responsibilities include:
    - financial modelling and macro-economic and quantitative/econometric research involving statistical analysis.
    - tracking economic data and analysing its impact on different instruments like Swaps, FX, Volatility, etc.
    - developing and maintaining dashboards to track macro-economic developments.
    - adhoc projects which include supporting front office data analysis efforts by collaborating closely with technology development teams.

    The ideal candidate should have an MBA in Finance or equivalent qualification with 3 - 5 years of experience in macro-economic research and developing regression based models.  The candidate should have a working knowledge of financial databases like Bloomberg and Capital IQ.  Understanding of statistical packages like E-views and Matlab would be an added advantage.
  • Add to cart Talent Management Consultant (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading
    provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset
    managers. Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including
    comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to
    support shadow accounting record keeping.

    We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate for our Talent Management team
    based in Hyderabad. Primary responsibilities include providing critical operations support to
    the Human Capital group. The role will offer good exposure to employee engagement,
    onboarding, document management, document audit and separations.

    The ideal candidate should have a graduate/postgraduate degree with 0-6 months of
    relevant work experience; an extraordinary record of academic achievements; and strong
    interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills, along with exceptional verbal acuity and
    attention to detail.

    The D. E. Shaw group, a global investment and technology development firm with more than $37
    billion in investment capital as of July 1, 2015, owns a substantial majority of Arcesium and,
    Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), the world?s largest discretionary allocator to hedge funds, is a minority co-investor.
  • Add to cart All Positions in Human Capital
  • Add to cart Business Partner (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle-and back-office needs of asset managers. Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

    We are looking for a brilliant and talented Human Capital professional to join us as a Business Partner in our Hyderabad office. The role will involve providing strategic and operational support for the entire gamut of Human Capital functions like: benefits, employee relations, talent development, performance management, data analytics, employee engagement, and recruitment.

    An ideal candidate will be well versed and proficient in most areas of Human Capital, proactive, flexible, organized, discreet, detail oriented, and comfortable interacting with senior managers. A masters? degree in HR with up to 2 years of relevant experience is an added advantage.
  • Add to cart Internal Communications
    We're looking for a Senior Specialist to join our Internal Communications group based in Hyderabad.  The candidate will be responsible for writing and editing material for the various support functions within the firm.  For instance, the person would have to generate and/or review content for a policy or benefit change in the firm while also shouldering the responsibility of ensuring a consistent communication strategy across all groups.  The latter broadly entails suggesting what/how information should be presented to employees; editing, designing, and printing internal materials as well as managing marketing opportunities for the firm.  Additional tasks of managing the Firm's intranet, communities, and other communication platforms are also part of this role.

    An ideal candidate should have 4-6 years of experience with excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to create creative communication strategies.  A degree in journalism, communications, public relations, or marketing is an advantage, though other degrees are also acceptable.  Experience in a communications team, especially internal communication is a definite advantage.  General journalistic or marketing experience is also beneficial.

    The Firm offers excellent benefits, a casual, collegial working environment, and an attractive compensation package.  For further information about our recruitment process, including how applicant data will be processed, please visit www.deshawindia.com/Recruiting.html.
  • Add to cart Senior Specialist - Talent Development
    We are looking for a bright and insightful candidate as a Senior Specialist for our Hyderabad based Talent Development team. This role offers a challenging work environment and excellent opportunities to learn and grow within the Human Capital function. The candidate will primarily be responsible for handling the various activities involved in training and program management.

    Core work responsibilities will include opportunities to design content and facilitate in-house training modules, end-to-end training coordination, vendor management, and trainer screening. Additionally, the candidate will gain exposure to various facets of the training processes, including analysis and metrics.

    The ideal candidate should be a graduate with 3-4 years of work experience, with a good academic record, excellent oral and written communication, strong interpersonal skills, and attention to detail.
  • Add to cart Specialist - Talent Management
    We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate for our Talent Management team based in Hyderabad. Primary responsibilities include:

    -handling day-to-day HR operations in the talent management team.
    -managing onboarding, document management, document audit and
    separations at the firm.
    -organizing and conducting engagement events/activities for business unit/
    location.
    -collaborating with corporate teams on business related activities/events for
    business unit/location.
    -coordinating the training needs for the business unit/location.
    -managing the HR related applications for the business unit/location.
    -liaising with vendors on benefits and engagement related activities.

    The ideal candidate should have an MBA degree in any Human Resources faculty with strong knowledge of related processes and practices along with excellent project management, presentation and interpersonal skills. Two to three years of hands-on experience in working on complex employee engagement programs and initiatives, onboarding, and benefits portfolios is a must. The candidate should be high on initiative and drive, along with being analytically strong and attentive to detail. In addition to being proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet navigation, the candidate should also possess excellent communication, presentation, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
  • Add to cart Specialist/Senior Specialist - Talent Acquisition (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle-and back-office needs of asset managers. Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

    We are looking for a bright and resourceful candidate as a Specialist/Senior Specialist for our Hyderabad based Talent Acquisition team. If hired, you will be responsible for providing critical support to our recruiting operations which include, but are not limited to:

    - Screening resumes/handling interviews/working on MIS reports
    - Ensuring a positive hiring experience for the candidates
    - Gathering market intelligence in order to recommend competitive hiring related recommendations to the respective Business Units.

    Additionally you will gain exposure to creating, refining, and executing strategies to identify and attract world-class talent for our Finance and Technical teams. This is a dynamic, high-visibility position, offering attractive remuneration and multiple opportunities to learn about the firm's businesses.

    The ideal candidate should have a bachelors or masters with at least 1 to 3 years of relevant recruitment experience. An analytical approach, attention to detail and the willingness to take initiative are prerequisites for the role.
  • Add to cart Talent Management Consultant
    We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate for our Talent Management team based in Hyderabad. Primary responsibilities include providing critical operations support to the Human Capital group. The role will offer good exposure to employee engagement, onboarding, document management, document audit and separations.

    The ideal candidate should have a graduate/postgraduate degree with 0-6 months of relevant work experience; an extraordinary record of academic achievements; and strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills, along with exceptional verbal acuity and attention to detail.
  • Add to cart All Positions in legal
  • Add to cart Legal - Associate/Analyst
    We are seeking an Associate/Analyst to assist the D. E. Shaw Group's Legal department in Hyderabad by managing special projects for the group and handling documentation.  Responsibilities include collating information, analyzing the content, managing databases and summarize information in requested formats.

    The ideal candidate will have superior organizational abilities; proven editing, proofreading, and project-management skills; and an obsessive concern for detail.  Candidate should be a university graduate in any discipline with 1-3 years of experience.  Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Add to cart All Positions in Management Company Accounting
  • Add to cart Analyst/Senior Analyst - Management Company Accounting
    We are looking for an accounting and finance professional for our Hyderabad-based Management Company Accounting (MCA) group at the Analyst / Senior Analyst level.  The group is responsible for legal entity book-keeping, financial reporting and statutory compliance of the various D. E. Shaw entities.

    The candidate will be responsible for carrying out month-close operations for foreign entities of the D. E. Shaw group including monthly reconciliations of bank accounts, accruals, and prepaid accounting and intercompany reconciliations.  The applicant will also be involved in reporting for onshore and foreign entities including USGAAP and IFRS reports, preparing cash flow statements, and generating MIS packs.  Participating in process enhancement initiatives will also form a part of the applicant's responsibilities.
    The ideal candidate should be a CA/ICWAI/CPA with 4 to 6 years of work experience in month-close activities for global entities, who is proficient in MS Excel, MS Word and MS Outlook and possesses the ability to meet tight deadlines under work pressure. Additionally, the candidate must be a team player with excellent communication skills.
    The candidate must be a highly-motivated individual who can handle all levels of complexity in the respective area of operation, and be flexible in shifting workload in accordance with changing priorities.  The applicant must be comfortable functioning in a fast-paced environment driven by month-close deadlines.
  • Add to cart Manager - Financial Planning & Accounting - Management Company Accounting
    We are looking for a resourceful accounting and finance candidate for our Management Company Accounting (MCA) group based in Hyderabad.  The candidate will independently manage and be responsible for driving the FP&A processes including budgeting, forecasting, analysis and reporting to senior management.

    Primary responsibilities include:
    -analyzing current and past trends of financial indicators including all areas of expense (Opex and Capex), cash flows and non-financial metrics.
    -overseeing and managing the development of budgeting, financial forecasting,  periodic reporting and financial simulation processes.
    -generating the quarterly and monthly financial reports and any other ad-hoc financial and non-financial reports.
    -analyzing complex financial data to provide accurate and timely recommendations to management for decision making purposes.
    supporting the senior management and departments heads with in-depth analysis.
    -preparing periodic presentations and dashboards to present to Board of Directors and senior management.
    -driving team wise budgets, forecasts and in-depth variance analysis.
    -working with a cross-functional team in generating the non-financial metrics and dashboard.
    -oversight of the Payroll function for the organization, including monthly payroll processing, driving employee engagement and end-to-end payroll deliverables.
    -developing and proposing competitive compensation models that support the needs of the organization.
    -planning and implementing the employee annual compensation review process while working closely with business leaders.

    The ideal candidate should be an MBA Finance or CA with 8 to 10 years of corporate level FP&A experience along with hands on exposure to compensation models and payroll experience.  Additionally, the ability to meet stringent deadlines under work pressure and being a team player is a requirement.
  • Add to cart Senior Analyst Accounts Payable - Management Company Accounting
    We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic accounting and finance professional for our Hyderabad-based Management Company Accounting group.  The group is responsible for legal entity bookkeeping, financial reporting, and statutory compliance of the Hyderabad entity.  

    Specific responsibilities include:
    - Handling vendor payments and employee reimbursements.
    - Ensuring compliance with all the applicable Indian Statutory laws.
    - Acting as a liaison with banks for domestic and international payments.
    - Handling statutory remittances and filings.
    - Preparing the periodic Bank Reconciliation Statement.
    - Resolving employee and vendor queries.
    - Maintaining appropriate documentation of all activities.

    The ideal candidate should be a commerce graduate with 4 to 6 years of Accounts Payable experience and strong accounting fundamentals.  Prior experience in an Accounts Payable team is desirable.  The candidate should be a team player with excellent communication skills, and should be able to meet stringent deadlines under work pressure. Candidates who have completed CA inter/CWA inter will be preferred.
  • Add to cart Senior Analyst - Operations and Recruitment
    We are looking for a bright individual to join our Hyderabad-based Operations and Recruitment team, which supports D. E. Shaw Research, an independent scientific research group that is pursuing an ambitious, long-term strategy aimed at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery.  The group's current activities include the design and development of multiple generations of a specialized supercomputer for biomolecular simulation and pharmaceutical design.
     
    If hired, you would have the unique opportunity to advance the mission of the lab by helping recruit world-class scientists and engineers, and by supporting its business development, operations, and research activities.  As a member of the Operations and Recruitment team, you'll be exposed to a broad range of responsibilities that will allow you to expand skills in talent acquisition, data analysis, research, and people management.

    We value creativity and innovation, and we look for intellectually curious and versatile individuals with 3 - 6 years of professional experience.  Whether your background is in science or in an unrelated field, you should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  
    The new hire's primary responsibilities will include:

    Recruitment
    - Sourcing world-class talent through innovative projects.
    - Managing the advertising efforts and analyzing the efficiency of the ads.
    - Sourcing candidates for recruitment events hosted by D. E. Shaw Research across the globe.
    - Tracking top-notch conferences for the research team and identifying sessions for them to attend and people to network with.

    Operations
    - Handling all backend recruitment operations like processing submissions from all sources, preparing candidate material for hiring managers' review, sending candidate updates to headhunters, and handling candidate queries online.
    - Maintaining process and project documentation.
    - Maintaining a database of scientific research papers and patents.
    - Identifying/troubleshooting infrastructural issues on the proprietary tools and coordinating enhancements.

    Corporate Development
    - Analyzing and reporting operational, technical, and recruitment-related data.
    - Tracking the ongoing research and technological advancements in the relevant scientific and engineering fields.
    - Gathering literature to support scientific research projects.

    Internal Team Management
    - Assisting with resource planning, work allocation, and project management.
    - Contributing to training, mentoring and quality control.
  • Add to cart All positions in Quality Assurance
  • Add to cart Member/Senior Member Technical
    We are looking for a Software Test Engineer for our Quality Assurance team based in Hyderabad.  The team is responsible for ensuring the quality of critical Enterprise application tools and components.

    Primary responsibilities include:

    -delivering quality features and products by following rigorous testing techniques.  
    -understanding various Enterprise system components and assessing the impact of the changes.  
    -exhibiting strong ownership and consistently increasing expertise in their specific area of work.  
    -building and maintaining automation tools & systems.  
    -improving efficiency by identifying and automating test cases.  

    The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background, preferably with an engineering degree in Computer Science and 1-4 years of experience in testing web-applications and web-services along with strong analytical, logical and problem solving skills as well as excellent functional testing skills.  Exposure to unit-testing frameworks, continuous integration tools and web UI & services test automation tools is required.   Experience in the UNIX environment, especially shell scripting/PERL/Python along with proficiency in high level programming languages like Java/.Net/C++ is also a prerequisite.  Exposure to the finance domain and working experience in testing applications in the same will be an added advantage.
  • Add to cart Quality Assurance: Member Technical - Life Sciences
    We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Scientist for our Life Sciences team based in Hyderabad.  Primary responsibilities include design, implementation, and administration of testing strategies to assess cutting-edge scientific software.  
     
    The ideal candidate should have a degree (M.Sc.) in Chemistry/Bio chemistry/Pharmacy/Bio-informatics/Life Sciences with 0-2 years of relevant work experience.  Familiarity with Linux, Mac, Windows and Computational Chemistry Software are important for this role.  Prior experience and knowledge of python and shell scripting, software development life cycle, software quality assurance, and the ability to develop automated test scripts are added advantages.  Paying significant attention to detail and working comfortably under deadlines are also pre-requisites.
  • Add to cart Software Test Engineer (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

    We are looking for developers with 0 - 2 years of experience for our Quality Assurance team, who assess a variety of products, including real-time trading systems, complex financial systems and sophisticated workflow systems.  The team carries out a variety of tests, including functional, performance and security tests using a combination of manual and automated testing. They employ off-the-shelf test automation and performance testing tools, as well as in-house proprietary test automation frameworks.

    An ideal candidate should have excellent logical reasoning, problem-solving and communication skills.  The candidate should also have a very good understanding of a broad range of computer science areas, including algorithms, data structures, operating systems, databases and at least one programming language.  Knowledge of Selenium or WebDriver, scripting languages such as perl, python, etc. and object oriented languages, like C++, Java, C# etc., is a must.
  • Add to cart All positions in Software Development
  • Add to cart Business Analyst (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle-and back-office needs of asset managers. Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping. We are looking for exceptional Business Analysts to join its IT/Development team in our Hyderabad office.  This group is responsible for developing new infrastructure for the firm's high-volume, straight-through processing environment and works with US and India-based teams to specify, develop and implement new applications.  The Business Analysts will be working on a mix of financial and non-financial projects, as well as a new business ventures, as the Firm's needs dictate.  

    The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of relevant experience in a related role and an excellent academic record.  The successful candidate must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills, a high level of personal maturity and a collaborative, optimistic attitude.  Attending university or having international work experience, particularly in western environments, is a definite plus.  The candidate should be experienced in working with software vendor(s) in financial services, in support of the middle and back office trade life-cycle, and/or interacting with hedge funds and other asset managers.
    Helpful project experience includes: client deployments on the cloud, systems integration, data conversion, customization, testing, and training. Helpful domain experience includes: trade/position data, security master, middle office services, portfolio accounting, data warehouses, and treasury. Helpful functional experience includes: Use case modelling / defining user stories, object oriented design, data modelling, process mapping/business process re-engineering techniques to analyze workflows, propose solutions, and measure benefits, designing and monitoring user acceptance testing.
  • Add to cart Business Analyst - Implementation (Arcesium)
    Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle-and back-office needs of asset managers. Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping. We are looking for exceptional Business Analysts to join its IT/Development team in our Hyderabad office.  This group is responsible for developing new infrastructure for the firm's high-volume, straight-through processing environment and works with US and India-based teams to specify, develop and implement new applications.  The Business Analysts will be working on a mix of financial and non-financial projects, as well as a new business ventures, as the Firm's needs dictate.  

    We are looking for an exceptional Senior Business Analyst to join the IT/Development team in our Hyderabad office.  This group is responsible for developing new infrastructure for the firm's high-volume, straight-through processing environment, and works with US and India-based teams to specify, develop and implement new applications.  The Senior Business Analyst will be working on a mix of financial and non-financial projects, as well as new business ventures, as the Firm's needs dictate.  

    Exceptional candidates who have demonstrated success in defining the scope of a client engagement resulting in statements of work, or facilitating a smooth client on-boarding and implementation process are desired. The role requires collaborating with the engineering teams and clients to specify and deliver customization requests, managing the production of client-facing written deliverables, and helping develop the firm's client service brand.

    The ideal candidate should have 8 - 12 years of relevant experience in a related role and an excellent academic record. The successful candidate must possess demonstrable project management experience and have a history of delivering high-quality work to senior stakeholders. Attending university or having international work experience, particularly in western environments, is a definite plus.  

    The candidate should be passionate about working in a client-facing role, have outstanding verbal and written communication skills and be exceptionally organized and methodical. The ability to multitask and manage multiple clients simultaneously is preferred, but a superior level of personal maturity and a collaborative, optimistic attitude is mandatory.

    The candidate should be experienced in working with software vendor(s) in financial services, in support of middle and back office trade life-cycle, and/or interacting with hedge funds and other asset managers.  

    Helpful domain experience includes: trade/position data, security master, middle office services, portfolio accounting, data warehouses, and treasury.
  • Add to cart Dot Net Developer
    We are looking for an excellent .Net developer with experience in SharePoint who would be involved in specifying, designing, implementing and testing enterprise-scale applications based on .Net and SharePoint Server 2010 & 2013 technologies.

    Primary responsibilities include working closely with the development group and clients to design, implement and deliver .Net and SharePoint projects for the Enterprise group.  The role will involve working with and integrating different technologies along with evaluating and implementing new technologies in keeping up with industry trends and business requirements.  

    The ideal candidate should have a Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent stream and a minimum of 4 years of experience working with MS development and infrastructure technologies, including the following:

    -extensive experience in ASP.NET (C#), ADO.NET, ASP.Net MVC, ASP.Net Web API, Test driven development, Continuous Integration and Entity Framework.
    -experience working with SharePoint Foundation 2010 and 2013, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint 2013.
    -familiar with Farm topologies, SharePoint administration, packaging and deploying SharePoint Solutions.
    -good working knowledge of WCF & RESTful web services, WF and InfoPath forms. Also, should know how to use of InfoPath forms in workflows.
    -good working knowledge in HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, XML, XSLT, and CSS.
    -experience in involving migration process of SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 is a plus.

    In addition to the above, having exposure to PowerShell scripts and possessing SharePoint / Microsoft Certifications in MCTS, MCAD, MCSD, MCSE or MCITP will be considered an advantage.  Moreover, the candidate should have strong problem-solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills along with a demonstrated passion for technology.
  • Add to cart Senior Software Developer - Information Technology
    We are looking for bright and exceptional programmers to join our Software Developer team based in Hyderabad.  The ideal candidate should have at least 2-6 years of strong experience in Java/JEE in addition to some or all of the following - RESTful Web Services, Python/Perl, messaging middleware, and databases (SQL Server).  Experience in Spring, Mybatis/ibatis/Hibernate, jQuery, JavaScript and deployment architecture are also preferred.

    The candidate should have strong problem solving and analytical skills as well as a demonstrated passion for technology. Excellent reasoning ability and good interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role as it involves a fair amount of interaction with business users.
  • Add to cart Software Developer - Information Technology
    We are looking for bright and exceptional candidates who are graduating in 2016 for a software developer role with our product development teams.

    The ideal candidate should have an outstanding academic background and superior accomplishments, along with strong programming skills, general CS knowledge, excellent reasoning and communication skills.

    We provide unusual opportunities for growth, and we compensate extraordinary people extraordinarily well.
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  • Add to cart Database Development Engineer (Arcesium)
    We are looking for a bright and highly motivated database programmer for the technology group in our Hyderabad office. The team which the candidate will be a part of is involved in helping store, organize, secure, visualize, retrieve, expose and analyze the firm's data along with making decisions with respect to the same. The team also researches various storage and database technologies to provide highly available and scalable data platforms.

    Some of the primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    - evaluating cutting edge database technologies like Aurora, Redshift, Dynamo DB, VoltDBetc.
    - developing a high scalable and available persistence platform for data intensive applications.
    - migrating on premises applications to cloud.
    - implementing highly efficient database designs by working very closely with application developers.

    The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in a technical discipline with along with 3 to 5 years of hands-on-experience in database designing and development experience with MS SQL server. The candidate should also have over 3 years of performance tuning and query optimization experience using execution plans, Perfmon, Pssdiag, Profiler and DMVs as well as over 3 years of hands-on experience in programming using object oriented languages.

    A good understanding of working with large data sets and excellent oral and written communication skills are a prerequisite. Experience designing highly scalable and available systems in a cloud environment, working with NOSQL/NEWSQL databases will be an added advantage.
    The Company offers excellent benefits, an informal, collegial working environment, and an attractive compensation package.
  • Add to cart Manager - Tech Ops: Support Engineering (Arcesium)
    Arcesium, recently spun out of the D. E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle-and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

    We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate for our Technical Operations team based in Hyderabad.  The team works within multiple technology groups to provide front line support for both application and infrastructure.  This is an Operations Manager role largely responsible for providing operational services to the organization. The primary responsibilities include:

    -managing a team that attends support requests and planning shift schedule.
    -leading and managing the activities of several concurrent projects.
    -reporting periodically to management, business sponsors, and other stakeholders regarding individual and/or team project status, metrics and progress.
    -identifying issues or potential problems with projects or technical initiatives and making recommendations to management regarding alternatives or solutions.
    -participating in the development of technical systems documentation and training programs for technical support staff and business users.
    -overseeing or otherwise participating in managing requests/tickets, incident management, production deployments, migrations, and other operational activities, including managing completion of tasks by many resources as part of a large coordinated deployment.

    The ideal candidate should have strong communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with all levels of management and staff, as well as outside vendors, contractors, service providers and consultants.  The individual should be able to analyze and balance facts, priorities, resources, constraints and alternatives to make sound decisions and recommendations.  The candidate must also have good knowledge of key IT operations process areas such as change management, configuration management, release management, incident management, problem management, and request management along with working knowledge of prevalent desktop infrastructure, and management tools.  SME level expertise in Linux, Windows Server, and Tomcat support and experience in application and platform troubleshooting and monitoring with tools such as strace, tcpdump, netstat, Zenoss, Nagios and Netcool is required.  Additionally, the candidate should be comfortable working in shifts and during weekends on a rotation basis.
  • Add to cart Systems Administrator
    The technologist we hire will be responsible for a varied array of support and project work across a wide range of technology, including but not limited to Windows PCs and servers, UNIX servers, mobile devices, and an advanced communications infrastructure.  Responsibilities include troubleshooting a variety of complex problem reports, management of software and hardware deployments, administration of various infrastructure-level systems, and automation and efficiency improvements.

    The ideal candidate will have: strong knowledge of the Microsoft Windows enterprise environment and standard applications, superb organizational and time management skills, with a focus on working efficiently; and demonstrated interest in improving process and technology. Successful team members are resourceful, with a strong ability to combine independent research, prior experience, and critical analysis to resolve unfamiliar problems and advance challenging work.  They also have great social skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills, critical to working with global colleagues across a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences.

    Other desirable qualifications include: familiarity with general systems administration and an understanding of what makes for good IT policy; experience with phone, desk-side, and remote user support; experience with hardware and software administration; experience supporting mobile devices; familiarity with a Linux or Solaris environment; experience with Python, PowerShell, and/or other scripting languages; trade floor and/or data center support experience; familiarity with Cisco and/or Polycom communications technology; familiarity with Active Directory. The group works on a mix of short-term problem solving tasks and medium- and long-term research and infrastructure development projects. We carry out feature enhancements to our existing applications, build high-quality video conferencing in all our offices, deploy latest enterprise standard applications across the firm, along with investigating and troubleshooting applications and problems.

    In keeping with our firm's culture and the ever-changing nature of our work, we are more interested in talent, curiosity, and motivation as demonstrated by a strong history of achievement than we are in any particular skill or experience.
  • Add to cart Systems UNIX Engineer
    We are seeking an extraordinarily intelligent and resourceful individual for our Production Engineering team based in Hyderabad. The team is responsible for the day to day operational support and stability of our highly complex infrastructure setup. Production Engineering team also plays a major part in designing and delivering enterprise solutions for the firm. If hired for this position, you would join a team that manages our global infrastructure that includes several Linux servers, including a 1000-node compute grid, and several hundred terabytes of storage. You would be involved in the design and implementation of robust UNIX infrastructure solutions, including performance analysis, monitoring, capacity planning, high availability, and disaster recovery. On the operational front, you would be responsible for maintaining and supporting production, test, and development environments. You would work with some of the most respected UNIX experts in the world in a very intellectually stimulating and fast-paced atmosphere.

    The ideal candidate would have a degree in Computer Science from a top-tier institute and 3-5 years of hands-on experience with a proven track record in troubleshooting, performance tuning, and administering UNIX and storage systems. However, we would value real world experience and expertise above all. Proficiency in engineering mail systems, name servers, storage and backup systems, and production server infrastructure, and extensive knowledge of UNIX, are essential. The position requires expert scripting ability, a strong sense of ownership and urgency, and excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Add to cart Windows Production Engineer
    We are seeking an extraordinarily intelligent and resourceful individual for our Production Engineering team based in Hyderabad.  The team is responsible for the day to day operational support and stability of our Windows infrastructure setup.  Production engineering team also works closely with core Engineering team to plan, design, implement Windows server and desktop infrastructure platforms which also includes Virtualization, Mobile and Remote Access technologies.

    Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    - Support and maintain Windows platforms and technologies
    - Work on projects with Core engineering team to implement solutions
    - Perform maintenances and upgrades as and when necessary
    - Scripting and Automation
    - Alert monitoring, tuning and optimization

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    - 4+ years of hands on experience server applications in a Microsoft networked environment with an engineering background.
    - SME level expertise in Windows 2008/2012 Server technology, Win 7 desktop     technology
    - SME level expertise on any one of the following technologies: MS Exchange, SharePoint, MS SQL, MS SCCM, Hyper-V, Citrix or VMware
    - Good communication skills and troubleshooting abilities
  • Add to cart Technology Associate Arcesium
    We are looking for brilliant and resourceful candidates to join as Associates for our Hyderabad based Parsers team which is a part of our Counterparty Operations group. The team is involved with the analysis of Counterparty data, setting up of necessary logic for enrichment, and mapping to internal data. The role involves partnering with our operations and technology teams to solve problems and identify improvement opportunities.

    The ideal candidate would possess:
    - Knowledge of Databases, (such as SQL)
    - Knowledge of Scripting capabilities (Perl, Python, Shell) and XML would be a big plus
    - Familiarity with programming languages like C, C++, Java, etc.

    We are looking for individuals with a computer science background, extraordinary academic achievements, excellent problem solving and logical reasoning skills, the ability to meet deadlines, exceptional verbal acuity, and attention to detail. An understanding of the finance domain is an added advantage.

In accord with our standard procedure for processing applications for employment, candidate resumes and associated information will be sent to D. E. Shaw group affiliates in the United States, India, the United Kingdom, and possibly other locations where the D. E. Shaw group maintains offices. (Of course, applicants will be considered for employment opportunities only in those countries in which they have expressed interest.)        The D. E. Shaw group will use reasonable care to maintain the confidentiality of applicant information and will not disclose it to any third party unless expressly requested or authorized by the applicant, or in a judicial, legislative, or administrative investigation or proceeding or to a government or other regulatory agency. Individuals who have already submitted a resume to the D. E. Shaw group and do not wish to proceed with their applications should email cvwithdraw@deshaw.com.

The members of the D. E. Shaw group do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of sex, race, colour, caste, creed, religion, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. Note that for us, this is more than just a legal boilerplate. We are genuinely committed to these principles, which form an important part of our corporate culture, and are eager to hear from extraordinarily well qualified individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.

OPEN POSITIONS

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

Technology

Technology Associate Arcesium

We are looking for brilliant and resourceful candidates to join as Associates for our Hyderabad based Parsers team which is a part of our Counterparty Operations group. The team is involved with the analysis of Counterparty data, setting up of necessary logic for enrichment, and mapping to internal data. The role involves partnering with our operations and technology teams to solve problems and identify improvement opportunities.

The ideal candidate would possess:
- Knowledge of Databases, (such as SQL)
- Knowledge of Scripting capabilities (Perl, Python, Shell) and XML would be a big plus
- Familiarity with programming languages like C, C++, Java, etc.

We are looking for individuals with a computer science background, extraordinary academic achievements, excellent problem solving and logical reasoning skills, the ability to meet deadlines, exceptional verbal acuity, and attention to detail. An understanding of the finance domain is an added advantage.
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PROFESSIONAL & BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Human Capital

Talent Management Consultant (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading
provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset
managers. Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including
comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to
support shadow accounting record keeping.

We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate for our Talent Management team
based in Hyderabad. Primary responsibilities include providing critical operations support to
the Human Capital group. The role will offer good exposure to employee engagement,
onboarding, document management, document audit and separations.

The ideal candidate should have a graduate/postgraduate degree with 0-6 months of
relevant work experience; an extraordinary record of academic achievements; and strong
interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills, along with exceptional verbal acuity and
attention to detail.

The D. E. Shaw group, a global investment and technology development firm with more than $37
billion in investment capital as of July 1, 2015, owns a substantial majority of Arcesium and,
Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), the world?s largest discretionary allocator to hedge funds, is a minority co-investor.
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Technology

Technology Associate Arcesium

We are looking for brilliant and resourceful candidates to join as Associates for our Hyderabad based Parsers team which is a part of our Counterparty Operations group. The team is involved with the analysis of Counterparty data, setting up of necessary logic for enrichment, and mapping to internal data. The role involves partnering with our operations and technology teams to solve problems and identify improvement opportunities.

The ideal candidate would possess:
- Knowledge of Databases, (such as SQL)
- Knowledge of Scripting capabilities (Perl, Python, Shell) and XML would be a big plus
- Familiarity with programming languages like C, C++, Java, etc.

We are looking for individuals with a computer science background, extraordinary academic achievements, excellent problem solving and logical reasoning skills, the ability to meet deadlines, exceptional verbal acuity, and attention to detail. An understanding of the finance domain is an added advantage.
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SUPPORT

Administration

There are no open positions in this functional area at this time.

Human Capital

Business Partner (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle-and back-office needs of asset managers. Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

We are looking for a brilliant and talented Human Capital professional to join us as a Business Partner in our Hyderabad office. The role will involve providing strategic and operational support for the entire gamut of Human Capital functions like: benefits, employee relations, talent development, performance management, data analytics, employee engagement, and recruitment.

An ideal candidate will be well versed and proficient in most areas of Human Capital, proactive, flexible, organized, discreet, detail oriented, and comfortable interacting with senior managers. A masters? degree in HR with up to 2 years of relevant experience is an added advantage.
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Internal Communications

We're looking for a Senior Specialist to join our Internal Communications group based in Hyderabad.  The candidate will be responsible for writing and editing material for the various support functions within the firm.  For instance, the person would have to generate and/or review content for a policy or benefit change in the firm while also shouldering the responsibility of ensuring a consistent communication strategy across all groups.  The latter broadly entails suggesting what/how information should be presented to employees; editing, designing, and printing internal materials as well as managing marketing opportunities for the firm.  Additional tasks of managing the Firm's intranet, communities, and other communication platforms are also part of this role.

An ideal candidate should have 4-6 years of experience with excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to create creative communication strategies.  A degree in journalism, communications, public relations, or marketing is an advantage, though other degrees are also acceptable.  Experience in a communications team, especially internal communication is a definite advantage.  General journalistic or marketing experience is also beneficial.

The Firm offers excellent benefits, a casual, collegial working environment, and an attractive compensation package.  For further information about our recruitment process, including how applicant data will be processed, please visit www.deshawindia.com/Recruiting.html.
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Senior Specialist - Talent Development

We are looking for a bright and insightful candidate as a Senior Specialist for our Hyderabad based Talent Development team. This role offers a challenging work environment and excellent opportunities to learn and grow within the Human Capital function. The candidate will primarily be responsible for handling the various activities involved in training and program management.

Core work responsibilities will include opportunities to design content and facilitate in-house training modules, end-to-end training coordination, vendor management, and trainer screening. Additionally, the candidate will gain exposure to various facets of the training processes, including analysis and metrics.

The ideal candidate should be a graduate with 3-4 years of work experience, with a good academic record, excellent oral and written communication, strong interpersonal skills, and attention to detail.
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Specialist - Talent Management

We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate for our Talent Management team based in Hyderabad. Primary responsibilities include:

-handling day-to-day HR operations in the talent management team.
-managing onboarding, document management, document audit and
separations at the firm.
-organizing and conducting engagement events/activities for business unit/
location.
-collaborating with corporate teams on business related activities/events for
business unit/location.
-coordinating the training needs for the business unit/location.
-managing the HR related applications for the business unit/location.
-liaising with vendors on benefits and engagement related activities.

The ideal candidate should have an MBA degree in any Human Resources faculty with strong knowledge of related processes and practices along with excellent project management, presentation and interpersonal skills. Two to three years of hands-on experience in working on complex employee engagement programs and initiatives, onboarding, and benefits portfolios is a must. The candidate should be high on initiative and drive, along with being analytically strong and attentive to detail. In addition to being proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet navigation, the candidate should also possess excellent communication, presentation, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
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Specialist/Senior Specialist - Talent Acquisition (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle-and back-office needs of asset managers. Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

We are looking for a bright and resourceful candidate as a Specialist/Senior Specialist for our Hyderabad based Talent Acquisition team. If hired, you will be responsible for providing critical support to our recruiting operations which include, but are not limited to:

- Screening resumes/handling interviews/working on MIS reports
- Ensuring a positive hiring experience for the candidates
- Gathering market intelligence in order to recommend competitive hiring related recommendations to the respective Business Units.

Additionally you will gain exposure to creating, refining, and executing strategies to identify and attract world-class talent for our Finance and Technical teams. This is a dynamic, high-visibility position, offering attractive remuneration and multiple opportunities to learn about the firm's businesses.

The ideal candidate should have a bachelors or masters with at least 1 to 3 years of relevant recruitment experience. An analytical approach, attention to detail and the willingness to take initiative are prerequisites for the role.
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Talent Management Consultant

We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate for our Talent Management team based in Hyderabad. Primary responsibilities include providing critical operations support to the Human Capital group. The role will offer good exposure to employee engagement, onboarding, document management, document audit and separations.

The ideal candidate should have a graduate/postgraduate degree with 0-6 months of relevant work experience; an extraordinary record of academic achievements; and strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills, along with exceptional verbal acuity and attention to detail.
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Legal

Legal - Associate/Analyst

We are seeking an Associate/Analyst to assist the D. E. Shaw Group's Legal department in Hyderabad by managing special projects for the group and handling documentation.  Responsibilities include collating information, analyzing the content, managing databases and summarize information in requested formats.

The ideal candidate will have superior organizational abilities; proven editing, proofreading, and project-management skills; and an obsessive concern for detail.  Candidate should be a university graduate in any discipline with 1-3 years of experience.  Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
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Life Sciences

There are no open positions in this functional area at this time.

Operations and Recruitment

Senior Analyst - Operations and Recruitment

We are looking for a bright individual to join our Hyderabad-based Operations and Recruitment team, which supports D. E. Shaw Research, an independent scientific research group that is pursuing an ambitious, long-term strategy aimed at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery.  The group's current activities include the design and development of multiple generations of a specialized supercomputer for biomolecular simulation and pharmaceutical design.
 
If hired, you would have the unique opportunity to advance the mission of the lab by helping recruit world-class scientists and engineers, and by supporting its business development, operations, and research activities.  As a member of the Operations and Recruitment team, you'll be exposed to a broad range of responsibilities that will allow you to expand skills in talent acquisition, data analysis, research, and people management.

We value creativity and innovation, and we look for intellectually curious and versatile individuals with 3 - 6 years of professional experience.  Whether your background is in science or in an unrelated field, you should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  
The new hire's primary responsibilities will include:

Recruitment
- Sourcing world-class talent through innovative projects.
- Managing the advertising efforts and analyzing the efficiency of the ads.
- Sourcing candidates for recruitment events hosted by D. E. Shaw Research across the globe.
- Tracking top-notch conferences for the research team and identifying sessions for them to attend and people to network with.

Operations
- Handling all backend recruitment operations like processing submissions from all sources, preparing candidate material for hiring managers' review, sending candidate updates to headhunters, and handling candidate queries online.
- Maintaining process and project documentation.
- Maintaining a database of scientific research papers and patents.
- Identifying/troubleshooting infrastructural issues on the proprietary tools and coordinating enhancements.

Corporate Development
- Analyzing and reporting operational, technical, and recruitment-related data.
- Tracking the ongoing research and technological advancements in the relevant scientific and engineering fields.
- Gathering literature to support scientific research projects.

Internal Team Management
- Assisting with resource planning, work allocation, and project management.
- Contributing to training, mentoring and quality control.
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Design and User Experience

Interaction Designer

We are seeking an exceptionally able interaction designer for our Hyderabad-based Design and User Experience group to help us design web-based software products that solve users' problems.  This group works closely with development teams, business analysts, and project owners through all the stages of product development.  If hired for this position, you would be creating paper prototypes and high-fidelity image mockups for the proposed design concepts, as well as provide HTML, CSS style guides. The candidate will also be responsible for performing heuristics-based UI design reviews and support design choices with reasons and specifics.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree or higher in product design, industrial design or information design from a reputed university.  Minimum 2 years of interface and interaction designing experience is required.  Experience in designing data intensive applications will be a plus.  The candidate must have advanced knowledge of using graphics and prototyping tools, such as Axure, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.,. Exposure to HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript frameworks will be preferred.

Additionally, he/she should be flexible to work simultaneously on multiple projects of diverse nature.  Exceptional written and oral communication skills, visual thinking, and ability to effectively communicate design ideas are essentials for this role.
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Quality Assurance

Member/Senior Member Technical

We are looking for a Software Test Engineer for our Quality Assurance team based in Hyderabad.  The team is responsible for ensuring the quality of critical Enterprise application tools and components.

Primary responsibilities include:

-delivering quality features and products by following rigorous testing techniques.  
-understanding various Enterprise system components and assessing the impact of the changes.  
-exhibiting strong ownership and consistently increasing expertise in their specific area of work.  
-building and maintaining automation tools & systems.  
-improving efficiency by identifying and automating test cases.  

The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background, preferably with an engineering degree in Computer Science and 1-4 years of experience in testing web-applications and web-services along with strong analytical, logical and problem solving skills as well as excellent functional testing skills.  Exposure to unit-testing frameworks, continuous integration tools and web UI & services test automation tools is required.   Experience in the UNIX environment, especially shell scripting/PERL/Python along with proficiency in high level programming languages like Java/.Net/C++ is also a prerequisite.  Exposure to the finance domain and working experience in testing applications in the same will be an added advantage.
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Quality Assurance: Member Technical - Life Sciences

We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Scientist for our Life Sciences team based in Hyderabad.  Primary responsibilities include design, implementation, and administration of testing strategies to assess cutting-edge scientific software.  
 
The ideal candidate should have a degree (M.Sc.) in Chemistry/Bio chemistry/Pharmacy/Bio-informatics/Life Sciences with 0-2 years of relevant work experience.  Familiarity with Linux, Mac, Windows and Computational Chemistry Software are important for this role.  Prior experience and knowledge of python and shell scripting, software development life cycle, software quality assurance, and the ability to develop automated test scripts are added advantages.  Paying significant attention to detail and working comfortably under deadlines are also pre-requisites.
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Software Test Engineer (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

We are looking for developers with 0 - 2 years of experience for our Quality Assurance team, who assess a variety of products, including real-time trading systems, complex financial systems and sophisticated workflow systems.  The team carries out a variety of tests, including functional, performance and security tests using a combination of manual and automated testing. They employ off-the-shelf test automation and performance testing tools, as well as in-house proprietary test automation frameworks.

An ideal candidate should have excellent logical reasoning, problem-solving and communication skills.  The candidate should also have a very good understanding of a broad range of computer science areas, including algorithms, data structures, operating systems, databases and at least one programming language.  Knowledge of Selenium or WebDriver, scripting languages such as perl, python, etc. and object oriented languages, like C++, Java, C# etc., is a must.
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Software Development

Business Analyst (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle-and back-office needs of asset managers. Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping. We are looking for exceptional Business Analysts to join its IT/Development team in our Hyderabad office.  This group is responsible for developing new infrastructure for the firm's high-volume, straight-through processing environment and works with US and India-based teams to specify, develop and implement new applications.  The Business Analysts will be working on a mix of financial and non-financial projects, as well as a new business ventures, as the Firm's needs dictate.  

The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of relevant experience in a related role and an excellent academic record.  The successful candidate must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills, a high level of personal maturity and a collaborative, optimistic attitude.  Attending university or having international work experience, particularly in western environments, is a definite plus.  The candidate should be experienced in working with software vendor(s) in financial services, in support of the middle and back office trade life-cycle, and/or interacting with hedge funds and other asset managers.
Helpful project experience includes: client deployments on the cloud, systems integration, data conversion, customization, testing, and training. Helpful domain experience includes: trade/position data, security master, middle office services, portfolio accounting, data warehouses, and treasury. Helpful functional experience includes: Use case modelling / defining user stories, object oriented design, data modelling, process mapping/business process re-engineering techniques to analyze workflows, propose solutions, and measure benefits, designing and monitoring user acceptance testing.
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Business Analyst - Implementation (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle-and back-office needs of asset managers. Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping. We are looking for exceptional Business Analysts to join its IT/Development team in our Hyderabad office.  This group is responsible for developing new infrastructure for the firm's high-volume, straight-through processing environment and works with US and India-based teams to specify, develop and implement new applications.  The Business Analysts will be working on a mix of financial and non-financial projects, as well as a new business ventures, as the Firm's needs dictate.  

We are looking for an exceptional Senior Business Analyst to join the IT/Development team in our Hyderabad office.  This group is responsible for developing new infrastructure for the firm's high-volume, straight-through processing environment, and works with US and India-based teams to specify, develop and implement new applications.  The Senior Business Analyst will be working on a mix of financial and non-financial projects, as well as new business ventures, as the Firm's needs dictate.  

Exceptional candidates who have demonstrated success in defining the scope of a client engagement resulting in statements of work, or facilitating a smooth client on-boarding and implementation process are desired. The role requires collaborating with the engineering teams and clients to specify and deliver customization requests, managing the production of client-facing written deliverables, and helping develop the firm's client service brand.

The ideal candidate should have 8 - 12 years of relevant experience in a related role and an excellent academic record. The successful candidate must possess demonstrable project management experience and have a history of delivering high-quality work to senior stakeholders. Attending university or having international work experience, particularly in western environments, is a definite plus.  

The candidate should be passionate about working in a client-facing role, have outstanding verbal and written communication skills and be exceptionally organized and methodical. The ability to multitask and manage multiple clients simultaneously is preferred, but a superior level of personal maturity and a collaborative, optimistic attitude is mandatory.

The candidate should be experienced in working with software vendor(s) in financial services, in support of middle and back office trade life-cycle, and/or interacting with hedge funds and other asset managers.  

Helpful domain experience includes: trade/position data, security master, middle office services, portfolio accounting, data warehouses, and treasury.
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Dot Net Developer

We are looking for an excellent .Net developer with experience in SharePoint who would be involved in specifying, designing, implementing and testing enterprise-scale applications based on .Net and SharePoint Server 2010 & 2013 technologies.

Primary responsibilities include working closely with the development group and clients to design, implement and deliver .Net and SharePoint projects for the Enterprise group.  The role will involve working with and integrating different technologies along with evaluating and implementing new technologies in keeping up with industry trends and business requirements.  

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent stream and a minimum of 4 years of experience working with MS development and infrastructure technologies, including the following:

-extensive experience in ASP.NET (C#), ADO.NET, ASP.Net MVC, ASP.Net Web API, Test driven development, Continuous Integration and Entity Framework.
-experience working with SharePoint Foundation 2010 and 2013, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint 2013.
-familiar with Farm topologies, SharePoint administration, packaging and deploying SharePoint Solutions.
-good working knowledge of WCF & RESTful web services, WF and InfoPath forms. Also, should know how to use of InfoPath forms in workflows.
-good working knowledge in HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, XML, XSLT, and CSS.
-experience in involving migration process of SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 is a plus.

In addition to the above, having exposure to PowerShell scripts and possessing SharePoint / Microsoft Certifications in MCTS, MCAD, MCSD, MCSE or MCITP will be considered an advantage.  Moreover, the candidate should have strong problem-solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills along with a demonstrated passion for technology.
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Senior Software Developer - Information Technology

We are looking for bright and exceptional programmers to join our Software Developer team based in Hyderabad.  The ideal candidate should have at least 2-6 years of strong experience in Java/JEE in addition to some or all of the following - RESTful Web Services, Python/Perl, messaging middleware, and databases (SQL Server).  Experience in Spring, Mybatis/ibatis/Hibernate, jQuery, JavaScript and deployment architecture are also preferred.

The candidate should have strong problem solving and analytical skills as well as a demonstrated passion for technology. Excellent reasoning ability and good interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role as it involves a fair amount of interaction with business users.
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Software Developer - Information Technology

We are looking for bright and exceptional candidates who are graduating in 2016 for a software developer role with our product development teams.

The ideal candidate should have an outstanding academic background and superior accomplishments, along with strong programming skills, general CS knowledge, excellent reasoning and communication skills.

We provide unusual opportunities for growth, and we compensate extraordinary people extraordinarily well.
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Systems Infrastructure Engineering

Database Development Engineer (Arcesium)

We are looking for a bright and highly motivated database programmer for the technology group in our Hyderabad office. The team which the candidate will be a part of is involved in helping store, organize, secure, visualize, retrieve, expose and analyze the firm's data along with making decisions with respect to the same. The team also researches various storage and database technologies to provide highly available and scalable data platforms.

Some of the primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- evaluating cutting edge database technologies like Aurora, Redshift, Dynamo DB, VoltDBetc.
- developing a high scalable and available persistence platform for data intensive applications.
- migrating on premises applications to cloud.
- implementing highly efficient database designs by working very closely with application developers.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in a technical discipline with along with 3 to 5 years of hands-on-experience in database designing and development experience with MS SQL server. The candidate should also have over 3 years of performance tuning and query optimization experience using execution plans, Perfmon, Pssdiag, Profiler and DMVs as well as over 3 years of hands-on experience in programming using object oriented languages.

A good understanding of working with large data sets and excellent oral and written communication skills are a prerequisite. Experience designing highly scalable and available systems in a cloud environment, working with NOSQL/NEWSQL databases will be an added advantage.
The Company offers excellent benefits, an informal, collegial working environment, and an attractive compensation package.
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Manager - Tech Ops: Support Engineering (Arcesium)

Arcesium, recently spun out of the D. E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle-and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate for our Technical Operations team based in Hyderabad.  The team works within multiple technology groups to provide front line support for both application and infrastructure.  This is an Operations Manager role largely responsible for providing operational services to the organization. The primary responsibilities include:

-managing a team that attends support requests and planning shift schedule.
-leading and managing the activities of several concurrent projects.
-reporting periodically to management, business sponsors, and other stakeholders regarding individual and/or team project status, metrics and progress.
-identifying issues or potential problems with projects or technical initiatives and making recommendations to management regarding alternatives or solutions.
-participating in the development of technical systems documentation and training programs for technical support staff and business users.
-overseeing or otherwise participating in managing requests/tickets, incident management, production deployments, migrations, and other operational activities, including managing completion of tasks by many resources as part of a large coordinated deployment.

The ideal candidate should have strong communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with all levels of management and staff, as well as outside vendors, contractors, service providers and consultants.  The individual should be able to analyze and balance facts, priorities, resources, constraints and alternatives to make sound decisions and recommendations.  The candidate must also have good knowledge of key IT operations process areas such as change management, configuration management, release management, incident management, problem management, and request management along with working knowledge of prevalent desktop infrastructure, and management tools.  SME level expertise in Linux, Windows Server, and Tomcat support and experience in application and platform troubleshooting and monitoring with tools such as strace, tcpdump, netstat, Zenoss, Nagios and Netcool is required.  Additionally, the candidate should be comfortable working in shifts and during weekends on a rotation basis.
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Systems Administrator

The technologist we hire will be responsible for a varied array of support and project work across a wide range of technology, including but not limited to Windows PCs and servers, UNIX servers, mobile devices, and an advanced communications infrastructure.  Responsibilities include troubleshooting a variety of complex problem reports, management of software and hardware deployments, administration of various infrastructure-level systems, and automation and efficiency improvements.

The ideal candidate will have: strong knowledge of the Microsoft Windows enterprise environment and standard applications, superb organizational and time management skills, with a focus on working efficiently; and demonstrated interest in improving process and technology. Successful team members are resourceful, with a strong ability to combine independent research, prior experience, and critical analysis to resolve unfamiliar problems and advance challenging work.  They also have great social skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills, critical to working with global colleagues across a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences.

Other desirable qualifications include: familiarity with general systems administration and an understanding of what makes for good IT policy; experience with phone, desk-side, and remote user support; experience with hardware and software administration; experience supporting mobile devices; familiarity with a Linux or Solaris environment; experience with Python, PowerShell, and/or other scripting languages; trade floor and/or data center support experience; familiarity with Cisco and/or Polycom communications technology; familiarity with Active Directory. The group works on a mix of short-term problem solving tasks and medium- and long-term research and infrastructure development projects. We carry out feature enhancements to our existing applications, build high-quality video conferencing in all our offices, deploy latest enterprise standard applications across the firm, along with investigating and troubleshooting applications and problems.

In keeping with our firm's culture and the ever-changing nature of our work, we are more interested in talent, curiosity, and motivation as demonstrated by a strong history of achievement than we are in any particular skill or experience.
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Systems UNIX Engineer

We are seeking an extraordinarily intelligent and resourceful individual for our Production Engineering team based in Hyderabad. The team is responsible for the day to day operational support and stability of our highly complex infrastructure setup. Production Engineering team also plays a major part in designing and delivering enterprise solutions for the firm. If hired for this position, you would join a team that manages our global infrastructure that includes several Linux servers, including a 1000-node compute grid, and several hundred terabytes of storage. You would be involved in the design and implementation of robust UNIX infrastructure solutions, including performance analysis, monitoring, capacity planning, high availability, and disaster recovery. On the operational front, you would be responsible for maintaining and supporting production, test, and development environments. You would work with some of the most respected UNIX experts in the world in a very intellectually stimulating and fast-paced atmosphere.

The ideal candidate would have a degree in Computer Science from a top-tier institute and 3-5 years of hands-on experience with a proven track record in troubleshooting, performance tuning, and administering UNIX and storage systems. However, we would value real world experience and expertise above all. Proficiency in engineering mail systems, name servers, storage and backup systems, and production server infrastructure, and extensive knowledge of UNIX, are essential. The position requires expert scripting ability, a strong sense of ownership and urgency, and excellent oral and written communication skills.
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Windows Production Engineer

We are seeking an extraordinarily intelligent and resourceful individual for our Production Engineering team based in Hyderabad.  The team is responsible for the day to day operational support and stability of our Windows infrastructure setup.  Production engineering team also works closely with core Engineering team to plan, design, implement Windows server and desktop infrastructure platforms which also includes Virtualization, Mobile and Remote Access technologies.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Support and maintain Windows platforms and technologies
- Work on projects with Core engineering team to implement solutions
- Perform maintenances and upgrades as and when necessary
- Scripting and Automation
- Alert monitoring, tuning and optimization

Desired Skills and Experience:

- 4+ years of hands on experience server applications in a Microsoft networked environment with an engineering background.
- SME level expertise in Windows 2008/2012 Server technology, Win 7 desktop     technology
- SME level expertise on any one of the following technologies: MS Exchange, SharePoint, MS SQL, MS SCCM, Hyper-V, Citrix or VMware
- Good communication skills and troubleshooting abilities
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FINANCE

Financial Operations

Analyst - Financial & Regulatory Reporting

We are seeking Analysts for our Financial & Regulatory Reporting group based in Hyderabad.  The group is responsible for maintaining capital for legal entities and investors; preparing & distributing monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements, monthly investor account statements for entities within the D. E. Shaw Group.  

The group is also responsible for periodic return computations, and calculation & allocation of applicable fees.  The role requires close interaction with various internal groups such as Management Company Accounting, Trade Accounting, and Investor Reporting among other groups; and externally with our auditors as well as administrators.

The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Accountant having 0-2 years of working experience in Financial Services Industry, preferably with a fund accounting background, or a large audit firm; self-motivated, have strong accounting, analytical & problem solving skills, gives high attention to details and is able to meet tight deadlines.  Excellent written and oral communication skills along with strong interpersonal skills are essential; a good understanding of the U.S. GAAP will be a strong plus.
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Analyst/Senior Analyst - Tax

We are looking for an Analyst/Senior Analyst for our Tax group based in Hyderabad.  The group files quarterly and annual tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service and appropriate state tax authorities, issues annual K-1/PFIC statements and quarterly tax estimate statements to investors and generates and analyses tax reports that involve detailed instrument-level analysis as per U.S. tax laws. The group also supports the tax planning team on trading-related tax compliance reports.  The role requires close interaction with various internal groups such as Financial Accounting and Regulatory Reporting, Trade Accounting and Operations among others; and externally with our tax advisors/attorneys.

The ideal candidate will be a post-graduate (Management or Commerce) or a C.A. having 3 years of work experience in U.S. Hedge Fund Taxation which includes preparation of tax work papers, K-1s (Investor Tax Statements) and U.S. Federal & State tax returns for Partnerships & Corporations. Being a self-starter with strong analytical skills, attention to detail and the ability to meet tight deadlines is a pre-requisite.  Additionally, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential along with a good understanding of financial instruments.
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Associate - Tax

We are seeking an Associate for our Tax group based in Hyderabad. The group performs tasks comprising tax return preparation, generating year-end tax reports and tax analysis. Tax analysis would involve detailed instrument level analysis as per U.S. Federal, state, and local tax laws. The responsibilities of the group also include issue of annual K-1/PFIC (investor tax) statements and quarterly tax estimate statements to investors. The group supports the tax planning team on trading-related tax compliance reports and analysis for private equity deals from tax perspective. The role requires close interaction with various internal groups and external tax advisors/attorneys.

The ideal candidate should have an outstanding academic background and should be able to demonstrate excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal/communication skills. The candidate should be detail oriented, a self-starter, and also have the ability to meet stringent deadlines. The candidate should have upto 2 years' experience in U.S. taxation. Experience in hedge fund or private equity taxation will be a strong plus.
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Associate/Analyst Accounts Payable - Management Company Accounting

We are looking for an Associate/Analyst to join our Management Company Accounting (MCA) group based in Hyderabad.  The group is responsible for legal entity book-keeping, financial reporting and statutory compliance of various entities of the firm.

Primary responsibilities include:
-capturing and routing invoices, getting business approvals, and performing check runs.
-allocating and coding invoices in the accounts payable module.
-posting entries into the GL system and  initiating and tracking wires.
-handling two-way and three-way matching of invoices for various entities.

The candidate will also be involved in handling MIS requirements of the senior management, month-end vendor reconciliations, communication with multiple stake holders and participation in process enhancement initiatives.  In addition to gathering and reviewing supporting documentation for internal and external audits, the candidate will also be expected to utilize the electronic expense report processing tool for processing and reviewing T&E claims, ensuring the reports are correctly coded and in accordance with the policy, making payments in the prescribed timelines, and resolving queries on a real time basis.

The ideal candidate should be an Accounting graduate or CA Inter with up to 2 years of experience in Accounts Payable (AP Workflow).
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Manager - Treasury (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

We are looking for a Manager to join our Treasury team based in Hyderabad.  Members of this team will be working on cash management, liquidity analysis and portfolio financing while gaining a comprehensive understanding of various standard as well as unconventional financing arrangements along with nuances of widely used margining methodologies, techniques involved in optimization of portfolio margin and an insight into financing and borrowing costs.

Primary responsibilities include:

 - handling margin calls and monitoring short term liquidity of funds along with gaining a strong understanding of the portfolio, its financing structure and  dynamics to efficiently analyze the causes for change in liquidity.
 - understanding details of various margining methodologies of the several agreements in a portfolio and tracking the internal view of margin; soliciting information from various concerned parties as well as ensuring its availability for all downstream processes.
 - reviewing financing costs of the portfolios and resolving any discrepancies with counterparties.
 - ensuring accuracy of borrowing and lending information in the system.
 - handling ad-hoc projects related to margin/financing, broker revenue and counterparty exposure information.
 - extensively co-ordinating with other teams towards resolution of issues by effectively analyzing the cause and effects and managing stakeholder expectations.
 - analyzing the scope and feasibility of new client requirements.
 - handling end-to-end onboarding of new clients; gathering the requirements and showcasing our capabilities clearly.
 - liaising with the IT teams for enhancements to the technology platforms; providing clear specifications, keeping the strategic goals in perspective while prioritizing and thoroughly testing the features before informing clients about the roll-out.
 - overseeing the overall delivery of services to clients while consistently maintaining high standards.
 - managing stakeholders' expectations; being proactive in identifying their needs, articulating the scope of offering, escalating issues in a timely manner and showcasing persuasiveness in bringing about changes
 - staying abreast of global financial happenings and industry best practices to proactively align the processes.
 - leading, guiding and motivating the team to meet organizational goals as well as driving professional growth amongst team members.
 
The ideal candidate must be an MBA (Finance)/CFA/CA or of equivalent qualification with work experience in collateral management for hedge funds and familiarity with typical financing arrangements as well as various margining methodologies.  He/She should possess in-depth domain/finance knowledge, attention to detail, ability to work with minimal supervision and must have experience in managing high performers.  Additionally, a drive to enhance the efficiency of processes, strong project management skills, effective managerial ability and strong communication and collaboration skills are a prerequisite along with proficiency in MS Excel.  Experience in securities lending and borrowing as well as optimization of portfolio financing would be an added advantage.
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Manager/Senior Manager - Financial & Regulatory Reporting

We are looking for a Manager/Senior Manager to join our Financial & Regulatory Reporting group based in Hyderabad.  The group is responsible for maintaining the legal entity and individual investor capital as well as preparing and distributing monthly/quarterly/annually audited financial statements, and monthly investor account statements for entities within the D. E. Shaw Group.  The group is also responsible for periodic return computations and calculation, and allocation of applicable fees.  This role requires close interaction internally with various groups such as Trade Accounting Operations, Investor Reporting (among others) and externally with our auditors and administrators.

The ideal candidate should be a Chartered Accountant with working experience in the Financial Services industry along with a Hedge fund accounting/auditing background as well as a good understanding of the U.S. GAAP.  Strong accounting, analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail, ability to meet tight deadlines, excellent written and oral communication skills along with superior interpersonal skills would be an added advantage.
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Senior Analyst - Middle Office (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

We are looking for an analytically strong Analyst/Senior Analyst to join our Middle Office group.  The candidate will be responsible for driving various activities in the Middle Office which involve ensuring the smooth functioning of day-to-day operations and resolving issues in a timely manner.

Primary responsibilities include:

- ensuring error free and timely daily support/deliverables and resolution of breaks/issues.
- keeping reference data & security master up-to-date using sources like Reuters and Bloomberg.
- creating and updating investment products in the firm's database and trading universe.
- processing trades that are not booked by the desk and supporting P&L queries from the front office.
- liaising with Strategy Operation (StratOps) groups, and ensuring confirmations and settlements are completed in a timely manner according to the Firm policy.
- working closely with other team members to address operational issues.
- Supporting the group's deliverables during Night-Ops.

The ideal candidate should possess:

- a working knowledge of financial products such as equities, fixed income and derivatives.
- an understanding of the various stages of the trade life cycle.
- an understanding of data sources such as Reuters, Bloomberg etc.
- strong analytical skills, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
- high morale and be a self-motivated independent thinker with solid organizational skills.
- strong interpersonal skills and be a team player.
- effective oral/written communications skills.
- the ability to work under pressure and take on additional operational responsibilities.

Educational qualifications and preferred skills:

- CFA or working knowledge of other product classes i.e. Bonds, Credits, Rates etc.
- 3-5 years of relevant experience is a must
- proficient in Microsoft Office applications and SQL.
- ability to create VBA macro to automate the processes.
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Senior Manager - Middle Office (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate to join our Middle Office Group based in Hyderabad.  The group supports trading activities around various investment products like equity, fixed income, futures, currency, swaps and other exotic derivatives.

Primary responsibilities include managing and reviewing the following processes:

- transactions and reference data including trade booking/amendment process.
- onboarding new clients on to the Company's platform.
- capturing corporate actions.
- modeling new asset classes.
- reference data exceptions.
 
Additional responsibilities include:

- driving strategic initiatives and acting as a central point of contact for assigned processes and projects.
- reviewing workflows and operating procedures and implementing process improvements.
- working closely with other team managers to address operational issues.
- interacting with relevant IT teams to resolve any technical issues and  ensure optimum performance of the platform & processes.
- leading the team to deliver the work product that is accurate and timely in its execution.

The ideal candidate must have an MBA from a reputed institution with 10-12 years of relevant prior experience in managing people, handling processes, and projects. Sound knowledge of the asset management industry with a good understanding of Geneva, SQL and various investment products like equities, fixed income, derivatives, etc. would be an added advantage.  The candidate should have in-depth   experience in the various stages of a trade life cycle, and possess strong analytical, problem-solving, management and leadership skills as well as expertise in nurturing an empowered and high-functioning team.  Additionally, the candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and be able to successfully manage relationships with the Front Office, Back Office and Technology staff/managers.
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Senior Manager/Associate Director - Trade Accounting & Operations (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

We are looking for a Senior Manager / Associate Director for our Trade Accounting and Operations group based in Hyderabad.  The group handles post trade activities for hedge funds with one of their core daily objectives being ensuring post trade activities happen in a timely manner and record an accurate view of positions, cash and P&L in the books.  The group works closely with counterparties and investment managers to achieve this and the primary activities for the same include daily street reconciliations, settlements, P/L reconciliations and fund accounting (GAV / NAV preparation).  The group deals with a variety of strategies and different kinds of financial instruments, spanning different geographies and time zones.

The primary responsibilities include:

- driving IT / Ops projects and playing an active oversight role in day-to-day operations, escalation of aged breaks, business-as-usual troubleshooting and setting direction and goals for individuals.
- accountability for work product of the team - daily trade, position and cash reconciliations to the prime broker / custodians as well as all income / expense accruals.
- working with investment managers and prime brokers to resolve day-to-day exceptions as well as develop more strategic initiatives.
- liaising with other internal functions like pricing, middle office and collateral management to resolve discrepancies and/or respond to internal queries.
- assisting the team and playing a review role for the accounting close (monthly / bi-weekly); providing adequate support for outstanding breaks, and preparation of month-end binder.
- working with the team in NY and locally to define strategy, new automations, project prioritizations etc.
- providing assistance to auditors and fund administrators during the audit and NAV finalization process.
- working with technology teams as needed, by assisting in special projects, developing bespoke reports, developing specifications, product implementation and UAT.

The ideal candidate must have an MBA (Finance) / CFA / CA or any another equivalent qualification with 10-15 years of work experience in collateral management for hedge funds and familiarity with typical financing arrangements as well as various margining methodologies. He/She should have in-depth domain/finance knowledge, attention to detail, the ability to work with minimal supervision and experience in managing high performers.  Additionally, a drive to enhance the efficiency of processes, strong project management skills, effective managerial ability, and strong communication and collaboration skills are a prerequisite along with proficiency in MS Excel.  Experience in securities lending and borrowing as well as optimization of portfolio financing would be an added advantage.
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Service Desk Associate/Analyst (Arcesium)

We are looking for intelligent and resourceful candidates for our service desk team based in Hyderabad. The service desk team is the first point of contact for our clients when they face any issues while using our world-class suite of middle/back office applications. The team analyzes the issues, performs the initial triage and attempts to address these with a quick turnaround.

Primary responsibilities include:

 - addressing client issues.
 - escalating issues to tech teams/subject matter experts (SMEs) if necessary.
 - maintaining a repository of issues faced to enable speedier resolution of similar requests.
 - track open issues lists with TRM/SRM
 - hold Tech and Services teams account for SLA deliverables

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's degree with 0 - 3 years of relevant experience; a good academic record; and exceptional communication skills along with a high level of personal maturity and a collaborative, optimistic attitude.
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Financial Planning and Analysis

Analyst - Financial Planning and Analysis (Arcesium)

Arcesium recently spun out of the D.E. Shaw group with the goal of becoming the leading provider of technology and services solutions for the middle- and back-office needs of asset managers.  Arcesium offers a complete technology and services platform, including comprehensive trade capture, portfolio management, treasury, and data warehousing needed to support shadow accounting record keeping.

We are looking for an intelligent and resourceful candidate for the Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP & A) function based out of our Hyderabad office.  Primary responsibilities of this function include analysis of time allocations and expenses, publishing monthly dashboards and providing strategic support and insights to senior management.

The ideal candidate should have a master's degree in Finance with 0-2 years of relevant experience.  The candidate should have strong analytical skills, be self-driven with keen attention to detail and good written and verbal communication skills.
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Financial Research

FinRes: Analyst/Senior Analyst - Financial Data Management

We are looking for an Analyst/Senior Analyst to join our Financial Data Management (FDM) team based in Hyderabad.  The team is responsible for sourcing financial data used by the firm's quantitative and qualitative strategies, including working with traders, programmers, and quantitative and other analysts worldwide to understand their needs and identify the most appropriate products in the market.  The position will require the applicant to communicate frequently with users and vendors across the globe to evaluate relevant data.  The team also leads commercial negotiations and coordinates regularly with the firm's legal, compliance, and IT departments on new contracts and vendor implementations.
Primary responsibilities include:
supporting management of data licenses and client-vendor relationships.
working on reconciliation of invoices and expenses to facilitate cost approval and payment.
monitoring internal data usage and reporting it to various vendors and exchanges.
The ideal candidate will a be a self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent tasks and projects.  Experience in sourcing and/or vendor/counterparty management will be an added advantage.
The Firm offers excellent benefits, a casual, collegial working environment, and an attractive compensation package.  For further information about our recruitment process, including how applicant data will be processed, please visit www.deshawindia.com/Recruiting.html.
Members of the D. E. Shaw group do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of sex, race, colour, caste, creed, religion, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.
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Manager/Senior Manager - Energy

We are looking for resourceful candidates to join our Financial Research group based in Hyderabad.  The group works closely with front office groups to provide high quality and in-depth support to the investment research and decision processes of the Firm's global proprietary trading strategies.  The candidate will work with portfolio managers and analysts in the fundamental equities investment teams of the Firm.

Primary responsibilities include:
- supporting detailed modelling of company financials.
- complete valuation, operational, peer group and sensitivity analysis.
- development and maintenance of financial models.
- research coverage for specific companies and sectors.
- frequent contact with front office groups to iterate on financial models and investment thesis.
- attending management / intermediary / sector expert calls.
- developing industry sector expertise.
- aiding front office data analysis efforts by collaborating closely with the technology development teams in the firm.

The ideal candidate should have an MBA in Finance or equivalent qualification with 5-10 years of experience in financial modelling, valuation, fundamental equity research and analysis in global financial markets, along with excellent communication skills.  Experience in focused equity research within the Global Energy space (Midstream/Oil Services/E&P/Refining/Alternative Energy/Utilities) is required.
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Manager/Senior Manager - European Equity

We are looking for resourceful candidates to join our Financial Research group based in Hyderabad.  The group works closely with front office groups to provide high quality and in-depth support to the investment research and decision processes of the Firm's global proprietary trading strategies.  The candidate will work with portfolio managers and analysts in the fundamental equities investment teams of the Firm.

Primary responsibilities include:
- supporting detailed modelling of company financials and preparing investment write-ups.
- complete valuation, operational, peer group and sensitivity analysis.
- development and maintenance of financial models.
- research coverage for specific companies and sectors.
- frequent contact with front office groups to iterate on financial models and investment thesis.
- attending management / intermediary / sector expert calls.
-developing industry sector expertise.
- aiding front office data analysis efforts by collaborating closely with the technology development teams in the firm.

The ideal candidate should have an MBA in Finance or equivalent qualification with 7-12 years of experience with strong skill sets in financial modelling (including M&A), valuation, fundamental equity research and analysis, along with excellent communication skills. Equity research experience in European markets is required.
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Manager/Senior Manager - FIG

We are looking for resourceful candidates to join our Financial Research group based in Hyderabad.  The group works closely with front office groups to provide high quality and in-depth support to the investment research and decision processes of the Firm's global proprietary trading strategies.  The candidate will work with portfolio managers and analysts in the fundamental equities investment teams of the Firm.

Primary responsibilities include:
- supporting detailed modelling of company financials and preparing investment write-ups.
- complete valuation, operational, peer group and sensitivity analysis.
- development and maintenance of financial models.
- research coverage for specific companies and sectors.
- frequent contact with front office groups to iterate on financial models and investment thesis.
- attending management / intermediary / sector expert calls.
- developing industry sector expertise.
- aiding front office data analysis efforts by collaborating closely with the technology development teams in the firm.

The ideal candidate should have an MBA in Finance or equivalent qualification with 5-10 years of experience in financial modelling, valuation, fundamental equity research and analysis in global financial markets, along with excellent communication skills.  Experience in focused equity research within the Global FIG Space i.e. Financial Institutions Group including banks, insurance companies, asset managers, mortgage service companies is required.
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Senior Analyst/Manager - Macro

We are looking for a resourceful candidate to join our Financial Research group based in Hyderabad.  The group works closely with front office groups to provide high quality and in-depth support to the investment research and decision processes of the Firm's global proprietary trading strategies.  The candidate will work closely with portfolio managers and analysts associated with the Macro strategy of the firm.

Primary responsibilities include:
- financial modelling and macro-economic and quantitative/econometric research involving statistical analysis.
- tracking economic data and analysing its impact on different instruments like Swaps, FX, Volatility, etc.
- developing and maintaining dashboards to track macro-economic developments.
- adhoc projects which include supporting front office data analysis efforts by collaborating closely with technology development teams.

The ideal candidate should have an MBA in Finance or equivalent qualification with 3 - 5 years of experience in macro-economic research and developing regression based models.  The candidate should have a working knowledge of financial databases like Bloomberg and Capital IQ.  Understanding of statistical packages like E-views and Matlab would be an added advantage.
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Management Company Accounting

Analyst/Senior Analyst - Management Company Accounting

We are looking for an accounting and finance professional for our Hyderabad-based Management Company Accounting (MCA) group at the Analyst / Senior Analyst level.  The group is responsible for legal entity book-keeping, financial reporting and statutory compliance of the various D. E. Shaw entities.

The candidate will be responsible for carrying out month-close operations for foreign entities of the D. E. Shaw group including monthly reconciliations of bank accounts, accruals, and prepaid accounting and intercompany reconciliations.  The applicant will also be involved in reporting for onshore and foreign entities including USGAAP and IFRS reports, preparing cash flow statements, and generating MIS packs.  Participating in process enhancement initiatives will also form a part of the applicant's responsibilities.
The ideal candidate should be a CA/ICWAI/CPA with 4 to 6 years of work experience in month-close activities for global entities, who is proficient in MS Excel, MS Word and MS Outlook and possesses the ability to meet tight deadlines under work pressure. Additionally, the candidate must be a team player with excellent communication skills.
The candidate must be a highly-motivated individual who can handle all levels of complexity in the respective area of operation, and be flexible in shifting workload in accordance with changing priorities.  The applicant must be comfortable functioning in a fast-paced environment driven by month-close deadlines.
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Manager - Financial Planning & Accounting - Management Company Accounting

We are looking for a resourceful accounting and finance candidate for our Management Company Accounting (MCA) group based in Hyderabad.  The candidate will independently manage and be responsible for driving the FP&A processes including budgeting, forecasting, analysis and reporting to senior management.

Primary responsibilities include:
-analyzing current and past trends of financial indicators including all areas of expense (Opex and Capex), cash flows and non-financial metrics.
-overseeing and managing the development of budgeting, financial forecasting,  periodic reporting and financial simulation processes.
-generating the quarterly and monthly financial reports and any other ad-hoc financial and non-financial reports.
-analyzing complex financial data to provide accurate and timely recommendations to management for decision making purposes.
supporting the senior management and departments heads with in-depth analysis.
-preparing periodic presentations and dashboards to present to Board of Directors and senior management.
-driving team wise budgets, forecasts and in-depth variance analysis.
-working with a cross-functional team in generating the non-financial metrics and dashboard.
-oversight of the Payroll function for the organization, including monthly payroll processing, driving employee engagement and end-to-end payroll deliverables.
-developing and proposing competitive compensation models that support the needs of the organization.
-planning and implementing the employee annual compensation review process while working closely with business leaders.

The ideal candidate should be an MBA Finance or CA with 8 to 10 years of corporate level FP&A experience along with hands on exposure to compensation models and payroll experience.  Additionally, the ability to meet stringent deadlines under work pressure and being a team player is a requirement.
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Senior Analyst Accounts Payable - Management Company Accounting

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic accounting and finance professional for our Hyderabad-based Management Company Accounting group.  The group is responsible for legal entity bookkeeping, financial reporting, and statutory compliance of the Hyderabad entity.  

Specific responsibilities include:
- Handling vendor payments and employee reimbursements.
- Ensuring compliance with all the applicable Indian Statutory laws.
- Acting as a liaison with banks for domestic and international payments.
- Handling statutory remittances and filings.
- Preparing the periodic Bank Reconciliation Statement.
- Resolving employee and vendor queries.
- Maintaining appropriate documentation of all activities.

The ideal candidate should be a commerce graduate with 4 to 6 years of Accounts Payable experience and strong accounting fundamentals.  Prior experience in an Accounts Payable team is desirable.  The candidate should be a team player with excellent communication skills, and should be able to meet stringent deadlines under work pressure. Candidates who have completed CA inter/CWA inter will be preferred.
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