Lead Software Engineer

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
08 May 2022
21 May 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 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.


The Regulatory Technology Team is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join a team responsible for the firm's regulatory technology. This position is an opportunity to be part of a strategic initiative in regulatory technology leveraging to forward our Risk Management Platform built in Service Now IRM. Additionally, this position will lead and sustain the design and architecture in our growing Service Now footprint. The Lead Software Engineer will be part of a highly skilled engineering team to forward enhancements and maintenance of existing applications and infrastructure to keep pace with the evolution and growing complexity of the firm's regulatory needs. Keys to this position are a strong record of engineering high quality solutions in Service Now, solid working knowledge of integrating external systems into Service Now and commitment to Agile and full SDLC processes and practices. Excellent communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders in IT and the business are key. Lead Software Engineer must be methodical and detailed in their design and development approach.


• Work with business team members, project managers, analysts, other software engineers to review business requirements, functional specifications, use-cases, and test plans

• Design, prototype, and author code for software components and applications based on functional specification and optimize them for performance

• Ensure the adherence to established code-quality standards within the development and QA teams including continuous integration, code reviews, Dev Ops, and all required release documentation

• Establish and maintain effective relationships with business partners and provide thought leadership and technology solutions that forward business goals and firm needs

• Collaborate across the Technology Department to share knowledge, contribute to Wellington's Open-Source libraries, and engage in lively leading-edge technology discussions


• BS degree in Computer Science or a similar analytical degree

• 7+ years of software development and design experience in the Service Now Platform

• 7+ years demonstrated experience developing enterprise applications and services using Service Now and related technologies

• Experience using robust SDLC processes and controls through-out the delivery process

• Motivated, agile, and able to work independently in a fast-paced team-oriented environment

• Committed to delivering projects on time and overcome obstacles

• Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Experience working with Service Now Integrated Risk Management/GRC module, or other related GRC, are a plus

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 GMCANINQ@wellington.com .

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