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Database Administration Intern – Federated Investors

• May work with both SQL and / or Oracle DBA teams.
• Assist with maintaining department documentation on SharePoint
• Write OEM monitoring scripts
• Fulfill access requests as identified in ESS
• Perform audit related tasks as assigned
• Complete support work in SSRS reporting environment
• Manage simple turnovers for system changes
• Involvement in basic project work.

• Summer Internship
• Warrendale Location – Warrendale, PA 15086

• Good analytical skills with an emphasis on attention to detail
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.

• In pursuit of a two or four year degree related to Computer Science, Information Technology or comparable degree required.
• 3.0 QPA preferred
• Experience with Microsoft Windows and Office 2010 products required
• Course work or hands-on experience in database management preferred

For more information, see Colonial Trak.

Job Opportunities at Federated Investors

Federated Investors is seeking an Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer and a Business Systems Analyst.  Both of these roles would be located in the Warrendale, PA office.


Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, a comparable technical/engineering field, or equivalent work experience required
Up to five years of experience with team-oriented development in a relational database environment required
Experience with SQL (Structured Query Language) required
Experience with Microsoft Excel VBA, Microsoft SSRS, Oracle PL/SQL and Microsoft SSAS preferred
Experience with Business Intelligence tools preferred
Experience with IBOR application Eagle preferred

With some supervision, designs, writes and modifies reports, programs, scripts, and modules which meet Federated’s Investment Management reporting needs
Prepares test data and implements test scripts
Effectively utilizes and optimizes system resources appropriate to the business need at hand.
Adhere to departmental System Development Life Cycle standards (programming, turnover, testing, documentation, incident reporting, etc.)
Maintain current understanding of programming, analytical and related development techniques appropriate to this position
Perform incident management, root cause analysis and targeted development enhancements and bug fixes
On call support for Investment Management reporting applications that will require a rotational 24 X 7 support commitment

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Overtime as required)
Warrendale location – Warrendale, PA 15086

Good decision making and problem solving skills
Good analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously


Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or equivalent experience required
Four to eight years systems analysis experience required
Demonstrated problem solving abilities within an IT organization required
Experience working with relational databases writing Structured Query Language (SQL) required
Experience working with MS Windows based applications required
Ability to drive meetings with technical or business audiences and present ideas to project teams required
Three or more years of experience with either mutual funds, securities, financial accounting and/or industry-standard Investment Book of Record (IBOR) preferred
Experience with Corporate Actions systems or Reconciliation systems preferred
Experience with Business Intelligence and/or Data Warehousing tools preferred

Solve business problems by performing business analysis, preparing requirements specifications and/or designs, providing project management, and testing for relevant business process modifications, applications, and/or reporting enhancements.
Work collaboratively with the business unit (Investment Management Operations) to define business objectives and requirements and provide consultative support as needed regarding applications and business processes.
Evaluate business needs, recommending best fit solutions such as purchasing third-party software, integrating multiple software applications or repairing current applications. This includes configuring and testing the IBOR tools and environment, as well as the operational integration between IBOR and other existing key Investment Management Systems.
Initiate and coordinate communication with BISD and business staff and management as required to facilitate the most effective and efficient solution to a problem
Work with technical and development staff to conduct unit, system, and user acceptance testing. This includes developing and publishing test specifications, preparing test data, and creating user acceptance testing documents.
Determine and prepare estimates for completion of assigned tasks
Prepare business and functional requirements documents and all other required documentation as outlined in Federated’s Software Development Lifecycle Process.
Provide hands-on support and training, as needed, to the Operations staff.
Mentor other business analysts and provide guidance to the team

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (over time as required)
Federated Investors Tower – Twenty-first floor

Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail and accuracy
Well-organized with the ability to work independently while still being a team player

If interested, please contact Kim Caruso at KCaruso@federatedinv.com.

Federated Investors seeking an Information Security Intern

Federated Investors, Inc. is looking for an Information Security Intern at their Warrendale, PA location.

Work in cooperation with Federated’s BISD Information Security team to:

  • Conduct analysis of the departmental Product Position Documents (PPDs). This includes reviewing for any known risks or security considerations.
  • Review existing software to determine that Malware was not introduced in our environment via upgrades.
  • Generate and analyze reports.
  • Conduct research on security related items and topics.


  • Up to twenty hours a week during semester
  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday (May – August)
  • Warrendale Location – Warrendale, PA 15086


  • Currently pursuing undergraduate or graduate degree in Information Systems, Information Security or comparable oriented program required
  • IT experience or relevant coursework in information security required
  • 3.2 or better QPA preferred
  • Course work and hands-on exposure to Microsoft Access, SharePoint, Oracle and / or SQL Server preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and Word, required
  • Familiarity with Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) discipline or other IT best practice model is preferred

Application Instructions:
For consideration, go to https://careers.federatedinvestors.com/psp/PSEXT/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=6789&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

Federated Investors Professional IT Presentation

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, team environment?

Do you want to make an impact building IT solutions?

Do you value opportunities for professional growth and development?

If you can relate to the above statements, please plan on attending this professional IT presentation to learn about the types of IT opportunities available at Federated Investors:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015  @  4:00pm
Wheatley Center Critique Space

4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. registration
4:15 p.m. pizza will arrive
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Federated Investors presentation
5:30 – 5:45 Question and Answer period

Federated Investors will be visiting the Department of Computer and Information Systems at RMU  to meet students who are interested in challenging IT careers. Representatives from Federated will discuss relevant technical topics including “Legacy Re-engineering Projects” and “Converged Architecture” and provide an overview of internships and career opportunities at the company.

Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation’s largest investment managers with $362.9 billion in assets under management.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Federated has honed its disciplined investment process over a half-century to deliver style-consistent investment products, including 131 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Federated’s diversified product line is distributed through approximately 7,700 financial intermediaries and institutions who assist investors in meeting their unique objectives.

SET credit will be available for students in attendance.

Federated Investors in search of IT Interns

The Federated Investors office in Pittsburgh is currently looking for IT interns for the Summer of 2015. There are intern positions open for both a business analyst and a developer.

For more information on the Federated Internship program, please visit http://www.federatedinvestors.com/FII/careers/careerscollege.do and choose Information Technology.

To apply for these positions, click here and choose advanced search to use the ‘Job Opening IDs’ 6634 and 6545.