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Want to add your unique talents to our uniquely talented team?

Rockport is always looking for the best and brightest. We foster a collegiate, collaborative environment where the best ideas rise to the top, with a focus on career growth. We know how to have fun too. Rockport employees enjoy company outings, a league basketball team and often spend time outside of work together.

We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Financial Software Engineer

New York
Job Description

Rockport is looking for a talented mind to join our Excel development team. As part of the team, you will be developing our Excel-based software platform which is used by some of the largest financial services companies in the world. You will also be creating, maintaining and integrating complex financial models that are critical to the business functions of our customers.

This role is highly visible within the firm and you will be working closely with other developers, as well as our product integration team, sales and senior management. This part of our product suite is extremely sensitive to the growing needs of our customers and changes in the marketplace and you will have a chance to contribute to the product roadmap as well as our strategic direction.

Exceptional performers will be rewarded with expanding responsibilities and rapid career advancement.

An ideal candidate has:

  • Passion for programming and eagerness to learn more about software engineering in all aspects
  • Interest in learning about real estate finance and structured products
  • Demonstrably excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong academic background

Understanding of real estate finance and structured products as well as experience with the technologies and languages we're using – C#, VBA, Excel and SQL – will also be helpful, but we're open to exceptional candidates with any background. You must also be able to commute to midtown Manhattan and be legally authorized to work in the US.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Senior Software Engineer

New York
Job Description

Rockport is looking a talented, experienced software developer to join our engineering team. As part of the team, you will be developing our web-based software platform which is used by some of the largest financial services companies in the world.

You will have a chance to work with a variety of products and technologies, such as web front ends created with AngularJS, database-backed web services powered by SQL Server and ASP.NET Web API and XAML-based .NET applications that provide superior desktop experience and connectivity with Microsoft Office. You will use technology to create elegant products that meet the complex needs of our demanding customers and use your insight and creativity to contribute to the technical roadmap and architectural decisions that will shape our products for years to come.

As a senior member of the team, you will guide and mentor less experienced members of the team, provide leadership in your areas of expertise and represent the engineering team to senior management.

Exceptional performers will be rewarded with expanding responsibilities and rapid career advancement.

An ideal candidate has:

  • 3 or more years of experience in software engineering
  • Passion for programming and eagerness to learn more about software engineering in all aspects
  • Genuine interest in technology and exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrably excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience and/or familiarity with much of our technology stack
  • Some understanding of, or interest in, learning about real estate finance and structured products

You must also be able to commute to midtown Manhattan and be legally authorized to work in the US.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Software Engineer

New York
Job Description

Rockport is looking a talented software developer to join our engineering team. As part of the team, you will be developing our web-based software platform which is used by some of the largest financial services companies in the world.

You will have a chance to work with a variety of products and technologies, such as web front ends created with AngularJS, database-backed web services powered by SQL Server and ASP.NET Web API and XAML-based .NET applications that provide superior desktop experience and connectivity with Microsoft Office. You will use technology to create elegant products that meet the complex needs of our demanding customers and use your insight and creativity to contribute to the technical roadmap and architectural decisions that will shape our products for years to come.

Exceptional performers will be rewarded with expanding responsibilities and rapid career advancement.

An ideal candidate has:

  • Passion for programming and eagerness to learn more about software engineering in all aspects
  • Genuine interest in technology and exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrably excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong academic background

Experience with the technologies and languages mentioned above will be helpful but we’re open to exceptional candidates with any background. You must also be able to commute to midtown Manhattan and be legally authorized to work in the US.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Database Developer

New York
Job Description

The Rockport Group is currently seeking a Database Developer in its New York Office. The position is technical in nature. Duties involve building queries to support our clients' reporting needs, optimizing existing code, assisting with import and export design, and building and supporting data visualizations. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications
  • Possesses 3+ years of T-SQL development with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 / 2012 or 8+ years of Oracle
  • Ability to write performant SQL code and to optimize existing code
  • Solid computer science fundamentals such as algorithms, data structures and programming skills
  • Experience working with enterprise data
  • Ability to plan and conduct database unit and system tests; assess results and apply corrective actions
  • Effectively communicates with internal and external team members
  • Understands the business issues and data challenges of the client's organization
  • Documents the activities on which the person is working on
Professional Skills and Organizational Responsibilities
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent team player with an excellent ability to work in a multi-functional team
  • Able to multi-task and to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Available to travel from time to time.
  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal and external processes along with possible solutions.
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction.
  • Participates in the team's review of backlog and information sharing.
Recommended Skills
  • Knowledge of the Agile methodology, at ease with understanding and estimating user stories
  • Knowledge of SSRS
  • Knowledge of the financial industry
Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Technical Project Manager

New York
Job Description

The Rockport Group is currently seeking a Project Manager with a focus on Development and Information Technology in its New York office. The Project Manager will be involved in supporting the constant evolution of the Rockport System. A successful candidate must have a passion for technology and the ability and interest to work on a range of different types of projects and business processes. This particular role will:

  • Work across product teams to establish project goals, scope, timelines, technical approaches, and execution plans.
  • Ensure that projects stay on course and that technical/strategic goals are met.
  • Keep the management team apprised on a regular basis.
  • Communicate project status to clients when necessary.
  • Support and continuously work to improve the software development life cycle.
  • Report directly to the Chief Technology Officer.

Candidates who meet these high expectations are likely to have a strong path for future career advancement within the company. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications
  • Project/Product Management experience.
  • Experience with full system implementation life cycles (analyze, design, build, test, implement, support).
  • Experience in computer science, information systems or a closely related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong analytical skills.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and able to work in our Manhattan office.
  • Ability to travel <10% of the time.
Recommended Skills
  • Background in Software Development a plus.
  • Ability to write detailed functional and technical specifications a plus.
  • Knowledge of modern web development frameworks a plus.
  • Experience with project management/ticketing systems a plus.
Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Vice President - Account Management/Product Integration

New York
Job Description

The Rockport Group is currently looking for a Vice President in the Product Integration Group in its New York office. The Vice President of Product Integration will be responsible for implementing the products that the Company offers in new clients and managing existing client relationships.

This role will be required to work closely with clients and internal project teams and will be involved in multiple projects on a daily basis. Additionally the VP – Product Integration will be responsible for assisting in designing and testing the products that the company offers. Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Work with clients to define system implementation project plans in conjunction with project teams.
  • Determine goals, scope, milestones and resources needed to complete projects.
  • Manage timelines and expectations.
  • Design, write and review system requirements, functional design specifications and documentation.
  • Log and track project issues as they are encountered. Escalate urgent and complex issues as required.
  • Drive business and technical problems to complete resolution.
  • Translate business needs into functional and technical requirements.
  • Perform manual testing and lead teams of testers across all product lines.
  • Prepare test plans and test cases for all product lines.
  • Work to develop subject matter expertise within the group.

This position will report to a Managing Director. Candidates who meet these high expectations are likely to have a strong path for future career advancement within the company. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of six or more years experience in any of the following roles: capital markets, CRE, CMBS, professional services, consulting, implementation of enterprise software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of SQL including an understanding of queries, stored procedures, functions and views
  • Strong work ethic
  • Must be able to work in our Manhattan office
Recommended Skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel including VBA and exposure to computer programming languages
  • Industry system platforms such as Trepp, Intex or Bloomberg
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Supervisory Experience
Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Associate - Account Management/Product Integration

New York
Job Description

The Rockport Group is currently looking for an Associate in the Product Integration Group in its New York office. This role will be required to work closely with clients and internal project teams and will be involved in multiple projects on a daily basis. Additional responsibilities will include participating in the design and testing of the products Rockport develops, interfacing with clients and configuring the Rockport system and Rockport reports to meet clients' needs.

Responsibilities
  • Work with clients to define system implementation project plans in conjunction with project teams.
  • Determine goals, scope, milestones and resources needed to complete projects.
  • Manage timelines and expectations.
  • Log and track project issues as they are encountered. Escalate urgent and complex issues as required.
  • Drive business and technical problems to complete resolution.
  • Translate business needs into functional and technical requirements.
  • Perform manual testing across all product lines.

Candidates who meet these high expectations are likely to have a strong path for future career advancement within the company. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of two or more years experience with Commercial Real Estate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong work ethic
  • Must be able to work in our Manhattan office
Recommended Skills
  • Working knowledge of SQL a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel including VBA a plus
Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Analyst - Account Management/Product Integration

New York
Job Description

The Rockport Group is currently looking for an Analyst with a focus on Product Integration in its New York office. This particular role will be primarily focused on testing the products Rockport develops, interfacing with clients to help determine requirements, configuring the Rockport system to meet clients’ needs and analyzing reporting output. As an Analyst, you will serve as the critical link between our clients and our service. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-starter with limited professional experience.

A strong candidate will need to be an independent worker who can function with limited oversight. The candidate will be expected to be very hard working and a quick learner. Candidates who meet these high expectations are likely to have a strong path for future career advancement within the company.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Strong academic background
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated mathematical, quantitative and analytic ability
  • Must be able to work in our Manhattan office
Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Director - Testing and Quality Assurance

New York
Job Description

The Rockport Group is currently seeking a Director of Testing and Quality Assurance in its New York office. This role leads all aspects of testing Rockport's set of SaaS products including functional, regression and integration testing. The candidate is expected to drive forward the company's testing approaches, including automated testing as well as manual testing plans. The candidate will maintain an understanding of leading QA tools and technologies for mission-critical web, database and related applications. The testing scope includes the main SaaS product, other legacy applications, customer configurations and related interfaces as well as producing periodic status reports on test progress.

This is a senior level position. Candidates who meet these high expectations are likely to have a strong career path within the company.

Required Qualifications
  • BS in Computer science or related field
  • 5+ years' experience applying advanced QA methodologies
  • A background in testing enterprise class applications
  • Experience in managing testing teams and adhering to high standards
  • Experience implementing best practice solutions in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Experience with Selenium or a similar test automation tool.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Authorized to work in the United States and able to work in our Manhattan office.
Recommended Skills
  • Working knowledge of MS SQL Server, including the ability to run complex queries, read and creates SQL procedures/scripts and interprets results.
  • Experience in testing Financial Services Applications
  • Experience with testing Excel based financial models
  • Self-driven, able to work independently and interact with project teams
  • Experience working within an Agile SDLC framework
Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Quality Assurance Lead

New York
Job Description

Rockport, a leading SaaS technology provider supporting the commercial real estate sector, is seeking an experienced QA Lead who can play a supporting role to the Director of QA in implementing, leading and executing all aspects of Quality and Testing. The role requires hands-on QA expertise, ability to take initiative and develop and evolve our QA processes. The right candidate will be able to analyze the systems to determine what to test, the priority of those tests and the best way to test.

Skills and Experience
  • 5+ years' experience in the software quality field including prior hands-on quality engineering experience
  • Demonstrated experience developing and executing test cases, scripts, plans and procedures to support various development methodologies
  • Familiarity with entire software development life cycle and test cycles (Unit, Regression, Functional, Systems, Stress & Scale, Smoke & Sanity)
  • Understanding of multi-tier web application architecture and deployment
  • Understanding of existing QA best practices and methodologies to design, implement and automate processes
  • Experience coordinating with external QA resources
  • Prior success using a metrics-driven approach and closed-loop feedback to improve software deliverables and improve predictability and reliability of releases
  • Detailed and effective written communication skills for documenting the features tested and bugs found using JIRA
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, extremely responsive and able to prioritize a large number of tasks
  • Self-motivated, works well independently and with others
Responsibilities
  • Evolve formal QA processes with the guidance of the Director of QA, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices.
  • Oversee aspects of quality assurance in a dedicated area including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices, and developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met.
  • Act as key point of contact in a dedicated area for all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA resources internally and externally.
  • Lead and mentor QA team members, as well as manage outside contract testers.
  • Develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated).
  • Diagnose defects and track them from discovery to resolution.
  • Partner with engineering teams to stay informed of new technologies being introduced and to ensure that system components are designed for testability.
  • Respond to all requests from team members in a timely professional manner.
Benefits
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Top of the Line Laptop and Unlimited Monitors
  • Watson Automatic Sit-Stand Desks
  • Comfy Steelcase chairs
  • Free Snacks
Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.