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  • Add to cart Specialist - Administration
    We are looking for a smart and motivated person to join the Administration team in our Hyderabad office. Primary responsibilities will include maintenance and supervision of:

    - Office interiors; office equipment & fixtures, including UPS Systems, Air-Conditioning systems, Building Management Systems, and power back-up systems.
    - Advanced fire & safety systems.
    - Electrical systems including an 11KV HT Yard.
    - Electricians, AC Technicians, carpenters, plumbers and other maintenance staff.
    - Security, housekeeping, and cab services.

    In addition to the above, the candidate will also be responsible for the review and ownership of service warranties & guaranties, and annual maintenance contracts. Management of facade & facilities, keys management and projects related to office interiors are also under the purview of the role.

    The ideal candidate should have up to 8 years of experience and a diploma in Electrical Engineering along with excellent organizational and communication skills. A degree in Electrical Engineering would be an added advantage.
  • 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, as well as HTML/CSS/JS prototypes of design concepts.  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 3 years of interface and interaction designing experience, including 1 year of designing data intensive applications, is required.  The candidate must have advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery and in-depth exposure to raster and vector graphics tools, such as Adobe Photoshop, GIMP, Illustrator, or Inkscape.  

    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 Technical Writer
    We are looking for a technical writer to join our software development team in Hyderabad.  Our technical writers assist in the documentation of the firm's proprietary software products and help with other language-sensitive tasks.  They also help in producing video tutorials, product guides, brochures, and other marketing collateral.
     
    The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of full-time technical writing experience in the software industry.  The candidate should be able to understand and translate technology very well, into simple yet comprehensive terms for end users.  Familiarity with the financial services domain will be an added advantage. Graduates with exceptional English language skills, excellent analytical ability, attention to detail, and good interpersonal skills are encouraged to apply.  The applicants are expected to be conversant with Microsoft Office and have a basic knowledge of HTML, along with prior understanding of help-authoring tools like Adobe, FrameMaker and Adobe RoboHelp.
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  • Add to cart Analyst - Financial Operations
    We are looking for bright individuals with excellent analytical and communication skills for the Financial Operations group based out of our Hyderabad office. This person will be working on project Arcesium; Arcesium is a technology and post-trade services firm jointly owned by the D. E. Shaw group and Blackstone Alternative Asset Management. The ideal candidate should have upto 3 years' of relevant experience and an MBA with a specialization in Finance.

    The Financial Operations group is an integral part of our global operations. If hired, you will support some of the functions mentioned below:

    - Trade Accounting and Operations: Fund accounting, resolution of trade and settlement issues, and provide business analysis to firm wide STP initiatives
    - Middle Office: Support proprietary trading activities, transaction management, and reference data management
  • Add to cart Analyst/Senior Analyst - Corporate Action
    We are looking for an analytical candidate to join us as an Analyst/Senior Analyst in our Middle Office (MO) group based out of Hyderabad. The Middle Office group supports the firm's trading activities for various investment products including equity, fixed income, futures, currency, swaps, and other exotic derivatives. The
    candidate will be responsible for supporting firm-wide transactions and reference data which include the trade booking/amendment process, capturing corporate actions events and processing them, facilitating the settlement process, and managing data exceptions.

    Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    - Tracking corporate action (corpact) notifications on mandatory and voluntary corpact and keeping our internal system - corporate action tracker (CAT) up-to-date with the corpact terms.
    - Responding to automated alerts to resolve any conflicts between Swift MT564 and broker notifications, and between various counterparties on corpact terms.
    - Coordinating with internal teams in following up with prime brokers on missing corpact terms and ensuring confirmations and settlements are effectively completed.
    - Facilitating corporate actions booking on Ex-date for mandatories and on paydate for voluntary corpacts.
    - Keeping reference data and security master up-to-date using sources like Reuters and Bloomberg.

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    - 1 - 2 years of relevant work experience in handling voluntary corpacts and a clear understanding of corpact terms.
    - Working knowledge of the trade life cycle of Equity & Equity linked derivatives.
    - Understanding of data sources like Reuters, Bloomberg etc.
    - Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills along with keen attention to detail.
    - Understanding of the SWIFT infrastructure; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and SQL; and the ability to create VBA macros to aid in automation of the process is preferred.
    - Working knowledge of other product classes i.e. Bonds, Credits, Rates etc. or qualification as a CFA will be desirable.
  • Add to cart All positions in Financial Research
  • Add to cart Associate - Data Analytics
    We are looking for an Associate with up to 2 years of relevant experience for the Financial Research/Data Analytics group based out of our Hyderabad office. Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply.  The group supports the firm's proprietary trading activities and works on critical, time-sensitive recurring tasks and projects that are data intensive in nature and require a high level of quality adherence. It also works closely with the Fundamental Research group in Hyderabad to provide support on fundamental data research, summarizing industry/company conference calls, and tracking and reporting quarterly earnings data.  The group actively seeks to automate its processes to achieve optimization by collaborating with the in-house technology team.
  • Add to cart All Positions in Human Capital
  • Add to cart Specialist / Senior Specialist- Talent Development
    We are looking for a bright and insightful candidate as a Specialist or 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 end-to-end training coordination, vendor management, trainer screening, and opportunities to design content and facilitate in-house training modules. 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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  • Add to cart Senior Analyst - Operations and Recruitment
    We are looking for a bright individual to work in our Hyderabad office for the Operations and Recruitment department, which supports D. E. Shaw Research, in a wide variety of functions like recruitment, operations, and corporate development. D. E. Shaw Research is an independent scientific research laboratory engaged in the field of computational biochemistry.

    The primary responsibilities of the candidate will include:

    Recruitment
    - Sourcing world-class talent through innovative projects.
    - Managing the advertising efforts and analyzing its efficiency.
    - Sourcing contacts for recruitment events hosted by DESRES 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 weekly pipeline 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 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.

    The ideal candidate should have 3 - 6 years of experience in any domain. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with willingness to learn are essential for the role.
  • Add to cart All positions in Quality Assurance
  • Add to cart Quality Assurance Lead
    We are looking for a software test lead for our Quality Assurance team based in Hyderabad. The team is responsible for ensuring the quality of critical qualitative trading system tools and related components. Primary responsibilities include:

    - developing end-to-end functional and integration test-case scenarios to validate business function and system requirements.
    - leadership in test-case development, test-plan reviews and repeatable test procedures for complex distributed systems.
    - collaborating with different teams to implement quality release measurement using various QA metrics.
    - driving innovation by improving or introducing new tools, methodologies and processes.
    - being actively involved in release cycles by contributing to scope planning, test effort estimation and release sign-off.
    - direct involvement and focus on productivity through automation using tools and testing frameworks.
    - managing and mentoring a small group of capable test engineers.

    The ideal candidate should have:

    - a strong educational background, preferably with an engineering degree in Computer Science and a minimum of 5 years' experience in testing web applications and web services.
    - excellent analytical, problem-solving, test-planning and team management skills.
    - hands-on exposure to unit-testing frameworks, continuous integration tools, web UI and services test automation tools.
    - experience in a high-level programming language like Java/.Net/C++ and UNIX environment with basic exposure to Shell scripting. Exposure to PERL/Python will be an added advantage.
    - familiarity with the financial domain and work experience in testing applications in the domain will be an added advantage.
  • Add to cart Quality Assurance: Member Technical - Life Sciences
    We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) professional for our Life Sciences team based in Hyderabad.  The team designs, develops and implements system test plans for a range of computational chemistry products, as well as developing automated test scripts and providing clear and detailed bug tracking status and summary reports.  The candidate will be responsible for the design, implementation and administration of testing strategies to assess cutting-edge scientific software.  Candidates must be highly motivated, comfortable working under deadlines, detail-oriented and possess excellent communication skills as well as the ability to be both self-directed yet work well within a team.

    The ideal candidate should have a Master's degree in Chemistry/Biochemistry/Pharmacy/Bioinformatics/Life Sciences with 0-2 years of relevant work experience; familiarity with Linux, Mac, Windows and Computational Chemistry software is important.

    Prior experience with Python and Shell scripting and exposure to Schrodinger software will be preferred.  Knowledge of and experience with the software development life cycle, software testing, software quality assurance, familiarity with Squish and the ability to develop automated test scripts are added advantages.
  • Add to cart 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 one's expertise in the specific area of work.
    - building and maintaining automation tools and systems.
    - improving efficiency by identifying and automating test cases.

    The ideal candidate should have:

    - a strong educational background, preferably with an engineering degree in Computer Science with 2 years of experience in testing web applications and web services.
    - excellent functional testing skills, along with strong problem-solving skills.
    - hands-on exposure to unit-testing frameworks, continuous integration tools, web UI and services test automation tools.
    - experience in a UNIX environment with exposure to Shell scripting/PERL/Python.
    - work experience in a high-level programming language like Java/.Net/C++.
    - familiarity with the financial domain.  Work experience in testing applications in the domain will be an added advantage.
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  • Add to cart Business Analyst
    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
    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 Senior Software Developer - Front Office
    We are currently looking for individuals with strong programming background to join our Software Developer team based in Hyderabad.  The ideal candidate should have at least 2-4 years of programming experience preferably in Python/PERL/C++. Exposure to financial domain is desirable. The candidate should be self-motivated with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to execute projects from planning through completion under the pressure of fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.
  • Add to cart Software Developer - Life Sciences
    We are looking for a candidate with a software development background for our Life Sciences team based in Hyderabad. The team develops state-of-the-art chemical simulation software for use in biotechnology research. The successful candidate will need to have strong Java programming skills to maintain and develop Seurat, Schrodinger's Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Decision Support System (DSS), which is used by companies in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to support drug discovery and development.
        
    The candidate should have an excellent academic record in Computer Science or similar degree, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills along with 2 - 4 years of relevant experience in Java and Java web services. Working knowledge in JDBC and JSP Servlets, Databases, Design Patterns, Hibernate and an advanced understanding and experience in JavaScript, specifically in ExtJs is mandatory. A good grasp on Software Development tools such as ANT, JUnit, IntelliJ or Eclipse is also  required. Experience in Python, Shell  Scripting, Swing/JFC, Install4j, Java Service Wrapper, UML, Scrum and Continuous Integration are an added advantage.
  • Add to cart Administrator - Systems
    We are seeking superstar technologists who are passionate about computer systems for our Hyderabad-based Systems group.  Responsibilities include working on substantial systems development and automation projects covering a wide range of technology including, but not limited to, Windows PCs and servers, UNIX servers, and advanced networking and telecommunications infrastructure.

    The group works on a mix of short-term problem solving tasks and medium- and long-term research and infrastructure development projects. Some examples:

    - Upgrade and migrate our Solaris infrastructure to Linux
    - Setup new Grid computing cluster based on Sandy Bridge architecture
    - Setup new storage environment for better and faster performance
    - Design, architect and build new office setup for JV
    - Develop mobile platforms for our in-house applications
    - Feature enhancements to our existing applications
    - Migration of existing DCs to the new state-of-the-art Data Centre
    - Build high-quality video conferencing in all our offices
    - Deploy latest applications and across the firm
    - Investigate and troubleshoot applications and problems
    - Design virtual desktop infrastructure with single sign on for authentication to    applications
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  • Add to cart Database Administrator - Systems
    We are seeking a bright, highly motivated, and exceptionally well-qualified Senior Database Administrator for the Systems group in our Hyderabad office.  The successful candidate will manage distributed, mission-critical databases in a fast-paced environment.  Responsibilities include database design, performance analysis and tuning, server administration, and improving software release processes.  The Database Administrator will have the opportunity to grow beyond traditional DBA role confines; e.g., he/she will work closely with software developers to help design and implement efficient, scalable, and resilient database applications.  The firm offers a casual, collegial working environment and an extremely attractive compensation package.

    The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical discipline; 5+ years of enterprise DBA experience, preferably in Microsoft SQL Server; extensive knowledge of performance analysis and tuning; real-world programming experience in languages such as Java, Net, Perl, or Python; and excellent written and oral communication skills.  Experience in SQL Server 2005 or 2008, exposure to Sybase-related technologies, familiarity with the UNIX environment, professional financial experience, and handling migration projects will be decided advantages.
  • Add to cart Production Engineer - Windows
    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.
    - 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 UNIX Engineer - Systems
    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 4-6 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.

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.

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Administration

Specialist - Administration

We are looking for a smart and motivated person to join the Administration team in our Hyderabad office. Primary responsibilities will include maintenance and supervision of:

- Office interiors; office equipment & fixtures, including UPS Systems, Air-Conditioning systems, Building Management Systems, and power back-up systems.
- Advanced fire & safety systems.
- Electrical systems including an 11KV HT Yard.
- Electricians, AC Technicians, carpenters, plumbers and other maintenance staff.
- Security, housekeeping, and cab services.

In addition to the above, the candidate will also be responsible for the review and ownership of service warranties & guaranties, and annual maintenance contracts. Management of facade & facilities, keys management and projects related to office interiors are also under the purview of the role.

The ideal candidate should have up to 8 years of experience and a diploma in Electrical Engineering along with excellent organizational and communication skills. A degree in Electrical Engineering would be an added advantage.
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Human Capital

Specialist / Senior Specialist- Talent Development

We are looking for a bright and insightful candidate as a Specialist or 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 end-to-end training coordination, vendor management, trainer screening, and opportunities to design content and facilitate in-house training modules. 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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Legal

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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 work in our Hyderabad office for the Operations and Recruitment department, which supports D. E. Shaw Research, in a wide variety of functions like recruitment, operations, and corporate development. D. E. Shaw Research is an independent scientific research laboratory engaged in the field of computational biochemistry.

The primary responsibilities of the candidate will include:

Recruitment
- Sourcing world-class talent through innovative projects.
- Managing the advertising efforts and analyzing its efficiency.
- Sourcing contacts for recruitment events hosted by DESRES 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 weekly pipeline 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 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.

The ideal candidate should have 3 - 6 years of experience in any domain. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with willingness to learn are essential for the role.
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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, as well as HTML/CSS/JS prototypes of design concepts.  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 3 years of interface and interaction designing experience, including 1 year of designing data intensive applications, is required.  The candidate must have advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery and in-depth exposure to raster and vector graphics tools, such as Adobe Photoshop, GIMP, Illustrator, or Inkscape.  

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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Technical Writer

We are looking for a technical writer to join our software development team in Hyderabad.  Our technical writers assist in the documentation of the firm's proprietary software products and help with other language-sensitive tasks.  They also help in producing video tutorials, product guides, brochures, and other marketing collateral.
 
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of full-time technical writing experience in the software industry.  The candidate should be able to understand and translate technology very well, into simple yet comprehensive terms for end users.  Familiarity with the financial services domain will be an added advantage. Graduates with exceptional English language skills, excellent analytical ability, attention to detail, and good interpersonal skills are encouraged to apply.  The applicants are expected to be conversant with Microsoft Office and have a basic knowledge of HTML, along with prior understanding of help-authoring tools like Adobe, FrameMaker and Adobe RoboHelp.
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Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance Lead

We are looking for a software test lead for our Quality Assurance team based in Hyderabad. The team is responsible for ensuring the quality of critical qualitative trading system tools and related components. Primary responsibilities include:

- developing end-to-end functional and integration test-case scenarios to validate business function and system requirements.
- leadership in test-case development, test-plan reviews and repeatable test procedures for complex distributed systems.
- collaborating with different teams to implement quality release measurement using various QA metrics.
- driving innovation by improving or introducing new tools, methodologies and processes.
- being actively involved in release cycles by contributing to scope planning, test effort estimation and release sign-off.
- direct involvement and focus on productivity through automation using tools and testing frameworks.
- managing and mentoring a small group of capable test engineers.

The ideal candidate should have:

- a strong educational background, preferably with an engineering degree in Computer Science and a minimum of 5 years' experience in testing web applications and web services.
- excellent analytical, problem-solving, test-planning and team management skills.
- hands-on exposure to unit-testing frameworks, continuous integration tools, web UI and services test automation tools.
- experience in a high-level programming language like Java/.Net/C++ and UNIX environment with basic exposure to Shell scripting. Exposure to PERL/Python will be an added advantage.
- familiarity with the financial domain and work experience in testing applications in the domain will be an added advantage.
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Quality Assurance: Member Technical - Life Sciences

We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) professional for our Life Sciences team based in Hyderabad.  The team designs, develops and implements system test plans for a range of computational chemistry products, as well as developing automated test scripts and providing clear and detailed bug tracking status and summary reports.  The candidate will be responsible for the design, implementation and administration of testing strategies to assess cutting-edge scientific software.  Candidates must be highly motivated, comfortable working under deadlines, detail-oriented and possess excellent communication skills as well as the ability to be both self-directed yet work well within a team.

The ideal candidate should have a Master's degree in Chemistry/Biochemistry/Pharmacy/Bioinformatics/Life Sciences with 0-2 years of relevant work experience; familiarity with Linux, Mac, Windows and Computational Chemistry software is important.

Prior experience with Python and Shell scripting and exposure to Schrodinger software will be preferred.  Knowledge of and experience with the software development life cycle, software testing, software quality assurance, familiarity with Squish and the ability to develop automated test scripts are added advantages.
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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 one's expertise in the specific area of work.
- building and maintaining automation tools and systems.
- improving efficiency by identifying and automating test cases.

The ideal candidate should have:

- a strong educational background, preferably with an engineering degree in Computer Science with 2 years of experience in testing web applications and web services.
- excellent functional testing skills, along with strong problem-solving skills.
- hands-on exposure to unit-testing frameworks, continuous integration tools, web UI and services test automation tools.
- experience in a UNIX environment with exposure to Shell scripting/PERL/Python.
- work experience in a high-level programming language like Java/.Net/C++.
- familiarity with the financial domain.  Work experience in testing applications in the domain will be an added advantage.
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Software Development

Business Analyst

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

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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Senior Software Developer - Front Office

We are currently looking for individuals with strong programming background to join our Software Developer team based in Hyderabad.  The ideal candidate should have at least 2-4 years of programming experience preferably in Python/PERL/C++. Exposure to financial domain is desirable. The candidate should be self-motivated with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to execute projects from planning through completion under the pressure of fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.
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Software Developer - Life Sciences

We are looking for a candidate with a software development background for our Life Sciences team based in Hyderabad. The team develops state-of-the-art chemical simulation software for use in biotechnology research. The successful candidate will need to have strong Java programming skills to maintain and develop Seurat, Schrodinger's Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Decision Support System (DSS), which is used by companies in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to support drug discovery and development.
    
The candidate should have an excellent academic record in Computer Science or similar degree, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills along with 2 - 4 years of relevant experience in Java and Java web services. Working knowledge in JDBC and JSP Servlets, Databases, Design Patterns, Hibernate and an advanced understanding and experience in JavaScript, specifically in ExtJs is mandatory. A good grasp on Software Development tools such as ANT, JUnit, IntelliJ or Eclipse is also  required. Experience in Python, Shell  Scripting, Swing/JFC, Install4j, Java Service Wrapper, UML, Scrum and Continuous Integration are an added advantage.
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Systems Infrastructure Engineering

Administrator - Systems

We are seeking superstar technologists who are passionate about computer systems for our Hyderabad-based Systems group.  Responsibilities include working on substantial systems development and automation projects covering a wide range of technology including, but not limited to, Windows PCs and servers, UNIX servers, and advanced networking and telecommunications infrastructure.

The group works on a mix of short-term problem solving tasks and medium- and long-term research and infrastructure development projects. Some examples:

- Upgrade and migrate our Solaris infrastructure to Linux
- Setup new Grid computing cluster based on Sandy Bridge architecture
- Setup new storage environment for better and faster performance
- Design, architect and build new office setup for JV
- Develop mobile platforms for our in-house applications
- Feature enhancements to our existing applications
- Migration of existing DCs to the new state-of-the-art Data Centre
- Build high-quality video conferencing in all our offices
- Deploy latest applications and across the firm
- Investigate and troubleshoot applications and problems
- Design virtual desktop infrastructure with single sign on for authentication to    applications
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Database Administrator - Systems

We are seeking a bright, highly motivated, and exceptionally well-qualified Senior Database Administrator for the Systems group in our Hyderabad office.  The successful candidate will manage distributed, mission-critical databases in a fast-paced environment.  Responsibilities include database design, performance analysis and tuning, server administration, and improving software release processes.  The Database Administrator will have the opportunity to grow beyond traditional DBA role confines; e.g., he/she will work closely with software developers to help design and implement efficient, scalable, and resilient database applications.  The firm offers a casual, collegial working environment and an extremely attractive compensation package.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical discipline; 5+ years of enterprise DBA experience, preferably in Microsoft SQL Server; extensive knowledge of performance analysis and tuning; real-world programming experience in languages such as Java, Net, Perl, or Python; and excellent written and oral communication skills.  Experience in SQL Server 2005 or 2008, exposure to Sybase-related technologies, familiarity with the UNIX environment, professional financial experience, and handling migration projects will be decided advantages.
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Production Engineer - Windows

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.
- 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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UNIX Engineer - Systems

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 4-6 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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FINANCE

Financial Operations

Analyst - Financial Operations

We are looking for bright individuals with excellent analytical and communication skills for the Financial Operations group based out of our Hyderabad office. This person will be working on project Arcesium; Arcesium is a technology and post-trade services firm jointly owned by the D. E. Shaw group and Blackstone Alternative Asset Management. The ideal candidate should have upto 3 years' of relevant experience and an MBA with a specialization in Finance.

The Financial Operations group is an integral part of our global operations. If hired, you will support some of the functions mentioned below:

- Trade Accounting and Operations: Fund accounting, resolution of trade and settlement issues, and provide business analysis to firm wide STP initiatives
- Middle Office: Support proprietary trading activities, transaction management, and reference data management
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Analyst/Senior Analyst - Corporate Action

We are looking for an analytical candidate to join us as an Analyst/Senior Analyst in our Middle Office (MO) group based out of Hyderabad. The Middle Office group supports the firm's trading activities for various investment products including equity, fixed income, futures, currency, swaps, and other exotic derivatives. The
candidate will be responsible for supporting firm-wide transactions and reference data which include the trade booking/amendment process, capturing corporate actions events and processing them, facilitating the settlement process, and managing data exceptions.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Tracking corporate action (corpact) notifications on mandatory and voluntary corpact and keeping our internal system - corporate action tracker (CAT) up-to-date with the corpact terms.
- Responding to automated alerts to resolve any conflicts between Swift MT564 and broker notifications, and between various counterparties on corpact terms.
- Coordinating with internal teams in following up with prime brokers on missing corpact terms and ensuring confirmations and settlements are effectively completed.
- Facilitating corporate actions booking on Ex-date for mandatories and on paydate for voluntary corpacts.
- Keeping reference data and security master up-to-date using sources like Reuters and Bloomberg.

Desired Skills and Experience:
- 1 - 2 years of relevant work experience in handling voluntary corpacts and a clear understanding of corpact terms.
- Working knowledge of the trade life cycle of Equity & Equity linked derivatives.
- Understanding of data sources like Reuters, Bloomberg etc.
- Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills along with keen attention to detail.
- Understanding of the SWIFT infrastructure; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and SQL; and the ability to create VBA macros to aid in automation of the process is preferred.
- Working knowledge of other product classes i.e. Bonds, Credits, Rates etc. or qualification as a CFA will be desirable.
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Financial Planning and Analysis

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Financial Research

Associate - Data Analytics

We are looking for an Associate with up to 2 years of relevant experience for the Financial Research/Data Analytics group based out of our Hyderabad office. Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply.  The group supports the firm's proprietary trading activities and works on critical, time-sensitive recurring tasks and projects that are data intensive in nature and require a high level of quality adherence. It also works closely with the Fundamental Research group in Hyderabad to provide support on fundamental data research, summarizing industry/company conference calls, and tracking and reporting quarterly earnings data.  The group actively seeks to automate its processes to achieve optimization by collaborating with the in-house technology team.
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Management Company Accounting

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