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Interim Developer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Developer will be responsible for the timely delivery of a technical solution for deploying Data Science data and signals via API and the Excel plugin that will connect to it. They will report directly to the Head of Data Science, and will work closely with both Technologists and the Investment Floor, so excellent communication skills are essential.

The role will suit individuals that are flexible, creative, enjoy solving complex data and architecture problems. The right candidate will be results orientated, have a no-nonsense approach, and enjoy being part of a neurodiverse and high performing team.


Role Responsibility

  • Design, build, and implement data protocols and standards for delivering data from both on premise and cloud systems via API.
  • Design, test, and integrate an Excel plugin.
  • Maintain development standards and procedures.
  • Support the Head of Data Science, IT & Security to define, develop and deliver a proportionate data management architecture and capability for the business, in-line with objectives.

The Ideal Candidate

  • The candidate must have proven relevant development experience gained as a Developer, Programmer or equivalent.
  • .NET and SQL skills with experience working with both relational (Microsoft SQL Server) and non-relational databases, and familiarity with a variety of databases and datasets.
  • Previous experience or knowledge of handling large datasets.
  • Previous experience of the Azure platform.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD and Git principles.
  • Experience of working in Asset Management, as well as knowledge and/or interest of fund management industry (desirable).
  • Exposure and understanding of Data Management and Data Governance.
  • Team player.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • A technology enthusiast, who is intellectually curious and loves solving problems.
  • Ability to understand and resolve complex or ambiguous requirements.
  • Ability to work under pressure, give realistic estimates, and work to deadlines.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Educated to first degree level or equivalent industry / technical experience.

Package Description

We reward our employees with a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes physical health and financial wellbeing initiatives and family friendly policies, as well as Company support to make a difference to the charities that are important to them. We also offer a structured learning and development programme and sponsorship towards relevant qualifications. Our employee resource groups (including LGBT+ and Women in Technology), Sports and Social, Arts and Charity Committees also provide further support to our employees.

About the Company

Jupiter is one of the UK’s leading investment management companies with just over 500 employees and £55.7 billion worth of assets under management (as at 30th September 2020).

Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs and Dublin OEICs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain and the US.

The majority of our employees are based in our London office located just minutes from Victoria station which provides stair-free access from both the Underground’s Victoria line and National Rail platforms, as well as limited road crossings to the Jupiter office. Our London office was designed to encourage employees to live active, healthy lives with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for greater natural light and the benefit of a private balcony, table tennis room, cycle storage and on-site shower and locker facilities. The short distance to Green Park and St James' Park also provides employees with a natural space to relax during their lunch break and a healthy alternative to office-based meetings.

Jupiter Asset Management

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