Analyst Programmer at Empowering Responsible Investment

EIRIS is a leading global provider of the research used by investors and financial institutions to assess the social, environmental, governance (ESG) and ethical performance of companies. EIRIS’ products and services support a wide range of responsible investment strategies, helping fund managers and analysts create enhanced portfolios, identify and manage risk and support effective engagement with companies. Our software product EIRIS Global Platform provides direct access to EIRIS’ research universe of 3,000 companies. Our client base has also become increasingly global. EIRIS now provides responsible investment services to more than 100 asset owners, asset managers, banks, stock brokers and governments around the world - as well as major index providers. 

The IT department is looking for an Analyst Programmer with at least 2 years’ experience of C# or VB, ASP.NET and SQL in a commercial environment or with an IT degree or higher and at least 6 months commercial experience. Your technical experience should include use of Visual Studio 2008, 2010 or 2012 and Visual SourceSafe or TFS. You will be working within an IT team of four which has responsibility for development of in-house systems as well as our bespoke software solution sold to clients within the financial sector. This will be a permanent post and is not open to applications from contractors, all applicants must have the right to work in the UK. 

The majority of your time will be spent on development, which includes:

  • design, implementation and testing of new web based and existing desktop based software functionality
  • correction of reported bugs
  • maintenance of systems for reporting bugs, enhancements and support
  • development, testing and maintenance of upgrade procedures for the release of new enhancements 
  • implementation of new releases both internally and to clients
  • source control management 
  • instruction and support of internal users on the developed software
  • documentation of development processes and code
  • development of internal IT systems and projects 

The successful applicant will be highly motivated, keen to learn new skills and contribute to the planning of software projects as part of a small IT team. You will have good communication skills and be able to explain technical matters and consult with people who are less computer literate than yourself in a way which puts them at ease. Part of the role will be liaising with clients and users to help diagnose their problems with the developed applications. You may also occasionally be asked to help with IT support tickets.

Only candidates who have the right to work in the UK will be considered for this position. 

EIRIS is committed to equality of opportunity. EIRIS is a not-for-profit subsidiary of the EIRIS Foundation. 

Job title: Analyst Programmer - .NET, Web, SQL

Location: London

Salary: £38,776 per annum

Contract: Full time, permanent

Closing date: 9 February 2015