Software Developer - Risk & Quantitative Solutions

Job Locations UK-Glasgow | UK-Marlow | IT-Milan | PT-Lisbon | ES-Madrid
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Software Developer - Risk & Quantitative Solutions - Hybrid 


Nice to meet you!


We’re a leader in data and AI. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence - and questions into answers.


We’re also a debt-free multi-billion-dollar organization on our path to IPO-readiness. If you're looking for a dynamic, fulfilling career coupled with flexibility and world-class employee experience, you'll find it here.


About the job

As a Software Developer in the Risk Solutions team, you will have the opportunity to acquire a wide range of business and technical skills, gain first-hand experience on best risk management practices, and experiment with the latest technology on the market. 


The Risk Solutions development team is focused on the creation of risk and finance related applications across the banking and insurance sectors. As a valued member of this dynamic team, you will have the opportunity to develop on top of exciting technologies and learn domain-specific knowledge as you build out our regulatory and analytical products.


As a Software Developer, you will:


  • Develop high quality software solutions within established timelines.
  • Design and implement new features for both web-based and mid-tier microservices.
  • Understand and be able to diagnose and debug issues with containerized deployments.
  • Follow and contribute to R&D best practices and processes.
  • Actively involve other project stakeholders (managers, developers, user experience designers, and more) to ensure implementation satisfies functional requirements and is consistent with established R&D standards.
  • Participate in project scoping and scheduling in an agile manner, and track progress of individual tasks, alerting stakeholders of issues blocking task completion.
  • Conduct code reviews to ensure integrity and cross-product consistency.
  • Maintain accountability for the entire lifecycle of the code including support for both internal and external consumers.


Required Qualifications


  • Master’s Degree, Computer Science, MIS, Math, Physics, Statistics, Engineering, or related discipline. 
  • Solid programming skills in one or more of the following languages: Base SAS, SAS Macros, Java, Python, JavaScript 
  • Understanding of Relational Data Models and experience with writing efficient SQL queries 
  • Understanding of and/or exposure to Finance Accounting and Risk Management topics is preferred 
  • Familiarity with Linux and/or Windows operating systems. 
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to work independently, or as part of a team. 
  • Ability to understand and translate complex technical and business information to internal/external audiences. 
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications.
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the SAS programming language including SAS macros.
  • Understanding of Java and/or Go
  • Background in risk management, finance, or statistical modeling.
  • Experience building scalable services in a microservices architecture

Diverse and Inclusive

At SAS, it’s not about fitting into our culture – it’s about adding to it. We believe our people make the difference. Our diverse workforce brings together unique talents and inspires teams to create amazing software that reflects the diversity of our users and customers. Our commitment to diversity is a priority to our leadership, all the way up to the top; and it’s essential to who we are. To put it plainly: you are welcome here.


Additional Information:

SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job level will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills, and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.

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