We are a well established private equity fund operating within a niche sector of the consumer finance space. This position is based out of our small Larkspur Landing satellite office with infrequent travel requirements to the Miami and New York offices.
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This is an on-site position with normal business hours. We are looking for someone who is inventive, ambitious and articulate. Ideal candidates must have excellent problem-solving skills, a high degree of attention to detail, and strong organizational skills. This is a great opportunity to work for a well established and rapidly growing investment management firm.
We seek a bright and ambitious individual to spearhead the development of a highly-specialized enterprise management platform for our consumer finance operations. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can design, develop and administer medium-scale relational databases, which need to be built from the ground up, and fitted with end-to-end web-based applications driven by a robust self-learning business-intelligence engine. Initially, you will be the only developer/programmer on staff and must therefor be highly resourceful and confident in your abilities; there will be no training provided. You will interface directly with the company's founders and C-level personnel, all of which are non-programmers and non-technical individuals.
Interested candidates must provide a cover letter, rÃ©sumÃ© and salary expectations.
Duties and Responsibilities
*Work to understand and document existing processes, identify short-comings and inefficiencies within the existing framework develop a robust outline for developing the new platform and migrating the data.
*Oversee procurement of all necessary hardware and software for project.
*Provide development time-estimates and be able to consistently deliver on-time.
*Design and develop new database and end-to-end web applications using Django, Python, and SQL.
*Write new Python-class libraries and modify and maintain such code as needed.
*BS degree in computer-related area of study
*Minimum 3 years of related database development and programming experience
*Strong understanding of object-oriented design principles
*Experience with all phases of designing and developing web applications within an MVC architecture
*Strong understanding of relational database concepts and SQL writing skills, proven experience working with major relational
database platforms such as SQLServer, Oracle, and PostgreSQL
*Comfortable working knowledge of HTML and CSS
*Excellent organizational skills
*The ability to work well with minimal supervision
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
*Development experience with Python, Django, and PostgreSQL
*Working knowledge of Telerik's Kendo UI controls
*Experience working with source control such as SVN or GIT