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The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. provides information services for the financial, education, commercial, and commodities markets worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Standard & Poor's (S&P) Ratings, S&P Capital IQ/S&P Indices, Commodities & Commercial (C&C), and McGraw-Hill Education (MHE). The S&P Ratings segment offers credit rating services; and information and independent benchmarks to investors for their investment and financial decisions, and acce... Read More

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Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the world's foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research, data and valuations. An essential part of the world's financial infrastructure, Standard & Poor's has played a leading role for more than 150 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. And we do it with the utmost integrity. If our values speak to you, then speak to us.


The Risk Solutions unit of Standard & Poor’s is a leading provider of risk management solutions used by leading global financial institutions for Basel compliance and implementation of risk management best practices.  Driven by customer demand, our team is building the next generation of risk management solutions for the financial institutions and corporate market. We are developing analytic and workflow software solutions that will host and support leading-edge risk management models and processes.


We are seeking a highly motivated junior Software Engineer for our development team to enable us to deliver these solutions in a dynamic and highly entrepreneurial team environment using leading-edge open source tools.  The individual in this position will work closely within the integrated business management and product engineering team to analyze, design and develop risk management software. As a key member on our team, an individual in this position will have an opportunity to develop domain knowledge in credit risk management and to apply this to the commercialization of risk products for the global credit markets.


The successful candidate will demonstrate a solid understanding of computer science and software engineering principles, backed by excellent academic credentials in the field of computer science.

    * 0 -2 years experience
    * Excellent analytical problem-solving, written and verbal communications, and organizational skills
    * Fundamental understanding of concurrent programming, design patterns, computer algorithms, complex data structures, and relational database theory.  Demonstrated examples/projects where concepts were applied by the candidate is desired
    * Working familiarity with object-oriented analysis and design concepts
    * Object-oriented programming skills in using Java and/or C#
    * Working familiarity with relational database technologies and SQL development
    * Ability to deliver on commitments and can work autonomously as well as in a team setting
    * Enjoys software coding and working on complex problems

Education Required:

    * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering is required
    * MS in Computer Science, Quantitative Finance or MBA in Finance is a strong plus


Additional Preferred:

    * Proficiency in web-based open source development on a Linux or Windows platform using tools such as Eclipse, Spring,, ExtJS, JavaServer Faces, Subversion,  Maven, JUnit, JBoss, etc.
    * Understanding of  SOA concepts and web services development using Axis2, SOAP, XML
    * Exposure to fixed income or debt capital markets (internships or graduate studies)
    * Exposure to structured SDLC methodologies such as RUP and agile development methodologies

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