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Senior Java Developer (Index Calculation) - Budapest, 06

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For more than 40 years, MSCI’s research-based indexes and analytics have helped the world’s leading investors build and manage better portfolios.  Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and innovative research. Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research.  MSCI serves 98 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the most recent P&I ranking.


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Position overview:

The candidate will be primarily in charge of developing extensions to the calculation systems of MSCI using state of the art technologies (Java 8, JMS, Spring, etc). He or she will have to proactively learn our systems and then lead enhancements and propose new ideas, while respecting the consistency and standards of the current team. If selected, you will work as part of a delivery focused and talented software development team responsible for designing, developing and supporting the different back-end Index platforms. You will use cutting edge software development techniques and technologies, following the best practices of the industry.



You will help us implement:

  • Scalable, distributed, fault tolerant calculations

  • Complex software design patterns using the latest Java technologies

  • Software testing frameworks (unit/non regression/user acceptance)

  • Normalized relational databases designs

Desired experience and qualifications

  • Over 10 years of relevant professional experience, 5+ years professional experience developing applications with Java technologies (from Java 5 onwards)

  • Knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL

  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment with demanding requirements (including flexibility to support business outside regular working hours)

  • Highly motivated, dynamic, hardworking and eager to succeed

  • Interest in the financial field

  • The ability to communicate issues clearly and concisely to peers, senior management and clients. Experience on this front is a plus.

  • To be able to perform independent work as well as teamwork, including partnership with business stakeholders 

Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.

To all recruitment agencies: MSCI does not accept unsolicited CVs/Resumes. Please do not forward CVs/Resumes to any MSCI employee, location or website. MSCI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs/Resumes.


MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Budapest, Hungary
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