Sands Capital Management
in Arlington, VA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Sands Capital Management
in Arlington, VA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
ABOUT THE FIRM Sands Capital is an independent, employee-owned investment management firm based in Arlington, Virginia that manages approximately $45 billion in client assets. Sands Capital’s strategies employ a fundamental, bottom-up research process to identify high-quality growth businesses that we can own for the long term in concentrated portfolios. We invest on a global basis across the life cycle from early-stage private businesses to leading public companies.

Identified below are Core Values the firm holds in high regard and believes are critical for high-performing teams at Sands Capital:

  • Integrity & Trust:  Do what is right, not what is popular. Deliver on commitments.
  • Client-Centered:  Always act in the best interest of our clients.
  • Commitment to Excellence:  Strive to learn and improve. Implement best practices.

Position Responsibilities

  • Trade Desk Support.  Understand our firm’s Trade Lifecycle.  Support the Trading team through workflow solution design utilizing Linedata Longview (Trading Order Management System), Advent APX (Accounting Books and Records), and a cloud-based Data Warehouse (Microsoft Azure). 
  • Portfolio Implementation Associate.  Provide support and collaborate with the Senior Manager of Portfolio Implementation.  Model trade orders and monitor account guidelines.
  • System Development.  Create relationships among systems and help design and/or automate reports, controls, guidelines, etc. through SQL Server, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Excel.  Experience building applications through .NET Core a plus.  Liaise with our Data and Technology Team.
  • Data Analytics and Visualization.  Ability to demonstrate creativity as the successful candidate will be able to source and manipulate large data sets for the purpose of designing easy-to-understand dashboards for Senior Management.

Necessary Skills and Qualifications

  • Highly experienced with relational database structures- SQL, Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft Access a plus
  • Understanding of various computer language to manipulate large data sets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Access, Excel and Power Point
  • Experience with data visualization software including Power BI or Tableau
  • Experience with market data services including Bloomberg, Factset, and Barra
  • Exposure to Trading Order Management Systems and back-end architecture
  • Good communicator and collaborator with strong written skills; team player
  • Good analysis and problem-solving skills; attention to detail a must
  • Deadline driven and self-motivated- must have strong project management skills
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Finance, Accounting or relevant concentration.
  • Minimum of 3-7 years of experience in finance, trading, accounting, or technology roles

Additional Information

If you wish to apply for this position, please do so via Sands Capital’s Careers page at  The link to this specific position is here:

We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits.

Sands Capital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.