NEET TRAINEE: QUALITY ASSURANCE FOCUS
Cary, NC FRG Academy
Job Type
Full-time
Description

 

Who are we? 

Headquartered in Cary, NC, FRG is a global financial risk management consulting firm. We use advanced analytics and cutting-edge technology solutions to help some of the largest organizations in the world manage risk.


Why join us? 

Fast-track your career in risk management consulting!  We identify talented individuals who have a strong background in business, actuarial science, analytics, financial mathematics, and/or engineering. Those who join FRG have a unique opportunity to train in the latest risk management and quality assurance concepts under the helpful guidance of experienced consultants.


What is the NEET Training Program? 

  1. NEET is the New Employee Excellence Training Program. 
  2. This unique training program, provided by FRG Academy, is the first step in preparing individuals for a career in the financial risk industry that utilizes SASĀ® and open-source software to solve complex problems.
  3. The intense program is structured so that each participant will gain extensive experience working within a project team to develop and implement unique solutions to real-world challenges. 
  4. The successful candidate will complete and pass various certifications and receive training where an FRG consultant is present to administer the project and provide detailed feedback. 
  5. At the completion of the NEET program, the successful employee will be well-tooled to begin a client-interfacing project which can involve travel. 

In this role you will: 

  • Learn programming; could include SAS, Python, Go, and Bash 
  • Pass all assigned certifications; could include certifications from organizations like SAS, GARP, ISTQB 
  • Complete hands-on exercises with Linux servers 
  • Become competent in using Git software version control 
  • Understand the Software Development Life Cycle and project management concepts 
  • Participate in code requirements and design reviews to facilitate understanding of testing requirements 
  • Design and execute functional system tests to validate code correctness 
  • Automate smoke and regression testing as well as defect retesting 
  • Create evidence reports to document defects identified 
  • Undergo technical communications training 
  • Complete various projects to assess your risk and technology knowledge, as well as soft skills such as navigating client relationships 
  • Contribute to a project team by assisting in solving real-world problems 

 Job benefits:

  • Group Health, dental and vision coverage which is effective on your start date 
  • Company-paid long-term disability coverage which is effective on your start date 
  • After 1 year of service, you are eligible to participate in 401K 
  • 401k -100% immediate vesting & FRG matches the employee dollar for dollar up to 6% of base pay 
  • Pretax and Roth options for employee 401k deferrals 
  • Profit-Sharing - after 1 year of service, you are eligible for company profit sharing up to 4% of your base salary 
  • Bonuses for successfully passing certifications 
  • All NEET training materials, registrations, and testing are paid for by the company 
  • Telecommuting options
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation days 
  • 2 weeks of paid holidays per year (2 are floating holidays) 
  • 2 weeks of paid emergency/sick days per year 
  • Direct deposit monthly paycheck and any expense reimbursements 
  • Refer Employees who are hired and earn a $2,500 bonus 
  • FRG season tickets: Carolina Hurricanes, Durham Bulls, Coastal Credit Union Music Park Concert Tickets, Courage soccer tickets
  • Vacation, sick and holidays are prorated in the year of hire 
Requirements
  • BS or MS degree in Business, Econometrics, Actuarial Science, Analytics and Statistics, Financial Mathematics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or other related fields 
  • 0-2 years work experience 
  • Prior programming and/or technology experience 
  • Ability to study, focus, and demonstrate organization skills 
  • Strong verbal, written, and nonverbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team 
  • Ability to work in our Cary, NC office full-time, M-F 
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time