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.
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.
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.
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
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 http://www.msci.com/careers to submit your resume.