ABOUT THE FIRM
NY/London based alternative asset manager seeking an aspiring financial technologist to join the technology innovation team focused on providing world class software to a high performing investment team. Our senior leaders believe that technology is the key to maintaining a competitive edge within alternative asset management. Therefore we are seeking top talent to contribute directly to the success of our firm by developing new products, scaling our existing systems and creating meaningful user experiences at MKP.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Working within a small team of experienced developers, new hires take on significant responsibility and ownership for projects very quickly after joining—developing front office software applications for asset management activities. Collaborating with other technologists and investment professionals you will spend your time continuously improving existing software and creating new software tools that support our business. This is an exciting opportunity to build your skill set in technology within finance using the latest technologies, learning from experienced professionals and committing code to systems that are central to the organization.
ABOUT THE TEAM
You will work with a team of highly skilled individuals with decades of fast-paced experience in both in technology and finance. We enjoy collaborating with each other and have a tight process throughout the development lifecycle. We consistently work with new technologies, and value professionals who are open to learning new things, regardless of pre-existing comfort zones. We follow methodologies such as scrum, design sprints and agile development—allowing flexibility for the shifting needs of our business. Upon taking ownership and generating results, we are rewarded with interesting challenges, entrepreneurial undertakings and endless opportunities to learn.
YOU WILL SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE, IF YOU ARE: