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Lead Software Engineer

Company: Wellington Management Company
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About UsWellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours. -About the RoleAt Wellington Management our appetite for technology is insatiable. - We recognize that the world is full of fascinating questions that will impact the future of companies, economies, financial markets, and entire industries. We want you to help us find answers to these questions by building and evolving our innovative, industry leading, technology platform. We are seeking qualified candidates to join our expanding technology team. Together, you will not only dream up solutions to today's investment challenges, but you will build them to see real-life results. -Technology needs are advancing, and this level of complexity requires a highly sophisticated well-managed technology platform that is built by people like you. This is your chance to build something incredible. We want you to think big, to solve challenges, and positively impact our clients.JOB OVERVIEWWe are currently seeking a strong Lead Software Engineer on our Guideline Monitoring (investment compliance) team. - Guideline Monitoring is an integral part of the Portfolio Implementation process - investment teams look to leverage guidelines as key inputs into their decision-making process. This position requires relevant experience working in the asset management environment along with an understanding of client-server technology. This is a great opportunity for an experienced technology professional to join a strong, collaborative team in a role with leadership and advancement opportunities.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, develop and implement end-to-end platform solutions
  • Hands-on development, data modelling, code quality, static code analysis, unit testing, design and code reviews, continuous integration, release management, performance tuning and execution
  • Building a platform that will provide streamlined user workflows and scalable investment process automation
  • Participate in setting technical direction, sprint planning, release planning, and prioritization of work on the platform
  • Comprehensive involvement in application lifecycle phases including DevOps process, release deployments and support
  • Work with business teams, project managers, and systems analysts to review and qualify business requirements, functional specifications, use-cases, and test plans
  • Design, prototype and code new software components and applications based on functional specifications across the full stack - services, web and mobile clients, infrastructure, and back-end
  • Coordinate with analyst teams and vendors to execute test plans and provide support during user acceptance testing
  • Modify and enhance existing systems to incorporate new functionality and to optimize them for performance
  • Be highly collaborative, team-oriented, and strong consensus builder; demonstrate an ability to partner across groups, regions, and functions
  • Proactively engage with key stakeholders to understand business processes and how applications are used to facilitate it
  • Develop a deep understanding of internal systems and related datasets to help with solution designQUALIFICATIONS
    • Significant experience as a software developer within investment management or financial services industry is preferred
    • Previous experience working with investment compliance platforms (such as ION Sentinel, Charles River IMS Compliance, Blackrock Aladdin) is highly desirable
    • Strong understanding of design patterns and data architecture principles
    • Experience designing relational and document-oriented data models
    • Experience building micro services Java, Spring framework tools
    • Experience AWS services like S3, EC2, RDS (Postgres /MySQL), lambda, CloudFormation
    • Demonstrated understanding of modern software development and test methodologies including experience on GIT and Jenkins CI
    • Willingness to work both collaboratively and independently based on the task, in a fast-paced business critical environment
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • A record of continuous improvement and affecting positive change
    • Strong client relationship skills and proven ability to build consensus
    • Experience with event driven systems is high desirable, but not required
    • Experience with Rules Engine such as Drools is high desirable, but not required
    • Experience with Python/NodeJS is high desirable, but not required
    • Experience with ReactJS is high desirable, but not required
    • Experience with document oriented datastore like MongoDB / Elasticsearch is high desirable, but not requiredNot sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? - That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .At Wellington Management, our approach to compensation is designed to help us attract, inspire and retain the best talent in our industry.---We strive to pay employees fairly and competitively across all levels and roles. Our approach to compensation considers all aspects of total compensation; all employees are eligible to receive salary, variable compensation, and benefits. The base salary range for this position is:USD 100,000 - 225,000This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered when making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; role; skills and experience; certifications; and education. This range is an estimate, and further details on salary and total compensation aspects will be shared with candidates during the recruitment process.Base salary -is only one component of Wellington's total compensation approach. Other rewards may include a discretionary Corporate Bonus and/ or Incentives, if eligible. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and high value benefit package to meet the unique needs of our employees and their families. -Examples of our benefits include retirement plan, health and wellbeing, dental, vision, pharmacy coverage, health savings account, flexible spending accounts and commuter program, employee assistance program, life and disability insurance, adoption assistance, back-up childcare, tuition/CFAreimbursement and paid time off (leave of absence, -paid holidays, volunteer, sick and vacation time)

Keywords: Wellington Management Company, Boston , Lead Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Boston, Massachusetts

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