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Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Developer (Java, C#)
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Legg Mason | Stamford, CT
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Job Description

Position Overview

Legg Mason's corporate IT department is hiring a Software Developer for its Business Data Solutions team. The incumbent will work in our Stamford, CT office and work alongside a team of experienced IT professionals.

The Developer I is a more junior role perfect for a recent college grad. The Developer I resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways; works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors; involved in testing and programming efforts; and supports daily activity of business areas and provides technical support for system and software issues.

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

* Designs, develops, implements, documents, and tests changes to an application subsystem. Codes, tests, debugs, documents, and implements complex software applications. Supports system and integration testing activities. Initiates design reviews for new applications and adheres to software development standards.
* Meets programming standards by following production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; identifying work process improvements; implementing new technology.
* Resolves and helps mitigate production application issues and assists less experienced application developers as needed. Works with other business and technology teams to support resolution of end-user inquiries. Contributes to the documentation of production support processes. Anticipates long term support issues and plans for corrective actions. May perform root cause analysis to identify permanent resolutions to software or business process issues
* Shows appetite and aptitude for owning responsibility of technical decisions and direction for one or many projects.
* Demonstrates interest in improving the company's technical awareness, depth and use of technology across the business.
* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks.
* Working alongside some of the most talented professionals in the IT industry!

Ideal Qualifications and Experience

Ideal Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's Degree in computer science or a related field
* 1-2 years of experience in programming and systems design preferred
* Some experience with ETL tools, preferably Informatica a plus

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Knowledge of programming concepts including Object Oriented Programming
* Experience with any programming language (e.g. Java, C# and/or .Net)
* Knowledge of Perl, Korn Shell scripts a plus
* Knowledge of Oracle database, PL/SQL, and basic data modeling a plus
* Application design, development and deployment experience in a Linux server environment
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Ability to quickly learn new application systems and technologies
* Knowledge of basic project management framework and methodology
* Able to be present in the office during regular business hours unless otherwise authorized
* Candidates must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship; GIBS is unable to consider visa candidates for this junior position

Company Overview

Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about information technology and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider Legg Mason today!


Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit-sharing, paid time off, employee stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Learn more about our benefits here.

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About Legg Mason

Legg Mason Partners Equity Fund, Inc. (the Fund), formerly known as The Salomon Brothers Fund Inc., is a diversified open-ended management investment company. The Fund's primary investment objectives are growth and conservation of capital. Its portfolio includes common stocks, and short-term investments, including repurchase agreements. On June 30, 2006, the Fund converted from a closed-end investment company to an open-ended investment company. The Fund invests in sectors, such as consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, financials, healthcare, industrials, information technology (IT), IT services, materials, telecommunication services and utilities. Legg Mason Partners Equity Fund, Inc.'s investment manager is Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC and its sub-advisor is ClearBridge Advisors, LLC.