Internship Opportunity

Friend of the Blog, Adrienne Jablonski let us know that our friends at MSCI are looking for an intern in a math related area.  And, as always, you should contact Adrienne for other opportunities and for help with your resume, getting ready for interviews, etc.

Good afternoon,

I have attached an internship description for an opportunity at MSCI. Please forward to your students. Although they don’t specifically list Math majors, I was directly told that they are very open to your students.

Best regards,


Here’s the internship posting:

MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension funds. MSCI products and services include indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools. MSCI is headquartered in New York, with research and commercial offices around the world.

Responsibilities Include:

    Development and maintenance of software (in C and Perl) designed to load source price data
and build analytical derived datasets

    Ownership of job management and dependency architecture that facilitates content generation
in DataMetrics

    Support and maintenance of current production systems. Note that DataMetrics implements
off-hours support windows (weekday evenings until midnight) and occasionally on weekends for
planned system maintenance

    In collaboration with other developers and client-facing DataMetrics management, understand
the content, format, and production requirements for delivery of market data timeseries

    Interaction and coordination with both Database Administration Group and Corporate level
technology group to facilitate systems administration concerning disk maintenance and allocation, network-level debugging, and Oracle performance and tablespace allocation

    Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related Sciences/Technology field

    Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail

    Programming Languages: Perl 5.8 or better. (2-4 years) and solid knowledge of Perl DBD
packages and object oriented perl programming, C/C++ (1-2 years), familiarity with Oracle 10g
or better: OTL, Pro*C, SQL*Net, Bash

    Basic Unix Systems Administration Skills: Primary environment RHEL. Candidates should be
comfortable at the command line

    Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

    Excellent project management skills and attention to deadlines and commitments

    Background in CA Autosys Job Management framework a plus
If you would like to apply for this position please visit our corporate website to submit your resume.