Senior Software Engineer

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
08 May 2022
07 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Wellington 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.

At 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 evolving and 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 are focused solely on creating the best-in-breed tools used by our investors to conduct research and build portfolios. We build a seamless and cohesive platform across all asset classes. We want you to think big, to solve challenges, and positively impact our clients.

We are seeking a candidate for a Senior Software Engineer who can work closely with other members of IT including other developers, business analysts, and QA engineers to design, develop, test, implement, and support solutions to meet business requirements. Come join us if you are a strong hands-on software engineer with excellent analytical skills and financial data domain expertise who can contribute to a hybrid role as a developer and analyst whenever needed. The following are essential for this role: hands-on focus, attention to detail, ability to innovate, ability to work in fast-paced settings, pride in workmanship, and a sense of ownership.

  • Deliver robust end-to-end data solutions for improving the investment workflow with modern technology
  • Interact with business professionals at all levels of the organization in a dual capacity of developer and analyst to proactively identify opportunities for new and improved systems to enhance the investment data process
  • Provide hands-on implementation of process improvements involving internal and external data pipeline, investment process efficiency, and simplifying investor workflow
  • Understand key business challenges or opportunities and be able to originate ideas on how systems can help in areas such as investment data quality, and enterprise data governance
  • Manage and coordinate efforts across teams consisting of business users, developers, analysts, and QA to ensure smooth delivery of critical system functionalities
  • Demonstrated experience as a software developer or system analyst supporting complex, data intensive application development life cycles are required
  • Proficient in at least one the follow computer languages: JavaScript, Python, Java, SQL, Scala
  • Adequate understanding of system design and software development principles and methodologies
  • Prior experience in typical data management life cycle in real-world business contexts
  • Proven track record of modernizing legacy applications and related workflow
  • Experience in financial data (in particular, reference data or pricing) domain, is preferred
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services is a strong plus
  • Experience and knowledge in modern data pipeline stacks, e.g., AWS Glue, Airflow, Fivetran, dbt, Snowflake, is highly desired
  • Comfortable with test driven development, continuous integration, metadata driven software, and agile development methodologies
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Keen intellect and judgment
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, mathematics, finance, engineering, or related field
Not 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 .

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