• SQL Developer

    Location : Location US-TN-Nashville
    Information Technology
    Position Type
  • Company Overview

    AB is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AB employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies, and alternative investments, and, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, operates in more than 20 countries. AB’s research disciplines include fundamental research, quantitative research, economic research and currency forecasting capabilities. Through its integrated global platform, AB is well-positioned to tailor investment solutions for its clients. AB also offers independent research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services to institutional investors.


    IT Group Description:
    Provide a brief overview of the IT group, including the core businesses and business functions and applications the group supports, or, if an enterprise-servicing group, what enterprise functions and applications it supports:


    The Corporate Technology Services (CTS) organization is responsible for AB’s end user technology, workplace technology and corporate systems. CTS is a face-to-face client focused organization that works closely with all IT counterparts, as well as the business to deliver enterprise wide products, services and support. Teams within CTS include End User Technology, the IT Service Desk, Service Delivery Management, Corporate Financial Systems, Corporate Systems, Audio Visual Services, IT Product Management and Technology User Experience. CTS is a global organization of 150+ members located across 15+ AB offices and reports to the Chief Technology Officer.


    Corporate Financial Systems (CFS) provides project management, business analysis, system administration, software development, QA, and production support for AB’s corporate financial functions globally including Corporate Controller’s group (Corporate Accounting, Accounts Payable, Payroll, P2P), Financial Planning & Analysis, Assets Under Management (AUM) Reporting, Client Billing, Advisor Compensation, Revenue Accounting & Reporting, Tax, Treasury and IT Finance. CFS manages internally developed applications and services, internally hosted third-party applications and externally hosted SAS solutions.


    IT Job Description:
    We are seeking a Nashville based Microsoft SQL Developer to join our Corporate Financial Systems team in Corporate Technology Services.


    Describe the role:
    The Developer will be involved in all phases of the software development life-cycle as an individual contributor adhering to corporate standards and best practices.

    Describe the applications and business or enterprise functions the role supports:
    This role will be responsible for development and maintenance of our internal client applications, support for internally and externally hosted third party vendor applications, development and maintenance of interfaces between proprietary and vendor applications covering Accounts Payable and P2P areas within Corporate Financial Systems. The proprietary applications are primarily developed in Sybase or SQL Server, UNIX/Perl and .Net/C#. All proprietary applications are on a migration path to SQL Server/.Net/C# platform.


    AllianceBernstein is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.


    • Develop and maintain multiple business applications.
    • Comply with program source code control, defect tracking, application development life cycle, and all other departmental processes and procedures strictly adhering to standard firmwide SDLC policies.
    • Support, maintain, and document application functionality, software testing and quality assurance
    • Solicit and clearly document business requirements to be developed by yourself.
    • Participate in design / code reviews
    • Participate in project planning and estimation
    • Willing to learn new knowledge related to software applications development

    What makes this role unique or interesting?
    The role offers the qualified candidate an opportunity to work within a challenging and dynamic technological and business environment in which it is critical that IT can respond to new business opportunities in a cost effective and time sensitive manner.


    What is the professional development value of this role?
    The candidate will have the unique opportunity of working alongside the Corporate Finance’s IT and Business leadership providing solutions that provide immediate business improvement, interface and collaborate with technology and business teams from across the firm, and help decide how to best use technology to support the business initiatives for Corporate Finance and AB.


    • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or a related field
    • 5-7 years of experience in SQL server or Sybase development


    • Experience in writing SQL queries and stored procedures with complex joins and unions
    • Strong understanding of database design fundamentals: schema / table design, triggers; performance tuning
    • Solid analytical and trouble-shooting skills coupled with experience supporting production environments
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work and communicate effectively across diverse technical and business teams
    • Experience with supporting corporate financial applications strongly preferred
    • Strong communication skills to facilitate discussions with team members, end clients and senior business leaders
    • Client service oriented

    Location: Nashville,TN,US


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