Software Engineer (Web Developer) Placemark Investments
Placemark Investments is an investment advisory firm registered with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. The company is privately held, with 71 employees located in offices in Dallas, Texas and
Wellesley, Massachusetts. Placemark develops, implements, and supports wealth solutions, including
Unified Managed Account platforms and retirement solutions for broker/dealers, registered investment
advisors, banks, and family offices. As the separate account industry?s leading independent overlay
portfolio manager, Placemark coordinates multiple investment vehicles such as separately managed
accounts, mutual funds, and ETFs into a single customized UMA portfolio
Placemark?s mission is to fundamentally change the way that investment management services are
delivered to clients, fostering a more efficient operating model and delivering more sophisticated
investment strategies to meet a wider variety of client needs. We enable financial advisors, sponsors,
and product providers (managers) to better collaborate in delivering superior investment solutions to
their clients. As a firm, Placemark seeks to foster an entrepreneurial culture focused on integrity,
innovation, respect for employees, exceeding customers? needs and adding real value.
Designs and develops systems-level software and provides systems support.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Design, develop, and implement solutions utilizing multiple technologies, with a focus on Web
Development. Specifically, this position entails working with Investment professionals to deliver the
most usable web interfaces available to Financial Advisors for creating and managing their client's
accounts. As with all Software Engineer positions, proper unit and system testing/quality assurance is an
active component of this position.
Experience Developing with at least one scripting language (Perl, Python, Tcl, PHP, etc.)
Basic Knowledge of ANSI-compliant SQL
Ability to work closely with Business/Functional owners to deliver against requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
Experience with jQuery, DHTMLX, Linux, Oracle, CVS, Git, AOLserver, Tcl, Java, C/C++, PL/SQL
? Analytical: Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Designs work flows and procedures. ? Design: Generates creative solutions; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles;
Demonstrates attention to detail.
? Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes
information skillfully; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when
dealing with emotional topics.
? Project Management: Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and
? Technical Skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development
opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
? Teamwork: Works well and communicates clearly with others.
? Motivation: Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes
obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence.
? Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for
own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach
goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the
work environment is usually quiet.
Comprehensive benefits package including:
? Medical, dental and vision insurance
? 3 weeks paid vacation
? 401(k) plan with company match
? Employer paid life insurance, AD&D and short-term disability coverage.
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