About the job
KKR & Co. Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and supporting growth in its portfolio companies and communities. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKRs insurance subsidiaries offer retirement, life and reinsurance products under the management of The Global Atlantic Financial Group.
The position is for a software engineer in the global credit and risk technology team to support the KKR business teams in London, Dublin, New York, San Francisco, etc. The role will be performed out of our offices in India and entails building and supporting trading, analytics and reporting systems; an opportunity to participate in all aspects of the application development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, application development, and devising test cases, while working closely with traders, portfolio managers, analysts and users from a spectrum of business functions.
Work with business users (Traders, Portfolio Managers, Analysts, Finance/Compliance professionals, Operations, etc) and perform Requirements analysis, application design and implementation
Develop systems that are larger multi-tier applications and frameworks to simpler reports
Ensure high focus on testing in the form of building proper unit and regression tests
Work with team-members to interface and integrate with other systems
Leverage and help evolve existing frameworks and toolsets
Align and add to the culture and overall vision/mission of the team
5+ years or equivalent of programming experience
Understanding of programming design concepts, data structures, and ability to analyze complex algorithms
Experience with modern development methodologies
Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills; detail oriented
Strong cultural fit Teamwork, proactive/self-starter, results oriented and integrity
Strong experience in developing applications in Python.
Knowledge of relational databases, and other data storage solutions, experience with SQL
Understanding of the API development with HTTP, REST and JSON (Python-Fastapi/Flask/Django)
Working knowledge of Linux, Docker/Kubernetes
CRITICAL COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS
Strong understanding of standard & third-party Python libraries such as pandas, numpy
Experience in one or more of?bank loans/leveraged loans, fixed-income products, CLOs, derivatives, ABS and CMBS products
Experience in or readiness to learn building applications using the modern technology stack: Cloud/AWS, DevOps, Go-lang etc.