Principal, Trading Technology

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
28 Apr 2022
27 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.

We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join and manage our development team. In this position, you will not only dream up solutions to today's trader challenges, but you will build them to see real-life results. Technology needs are advancing, and this level of complexity requires a highly sophisticated and well-managed Trading platform. This is your chance to work on something incredible. This position requires hands-on development as well as team management responsibilities. The individual will 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. This individual will contribute to the development of solutions to integrate with our highly customized homegrown solutions and other vendor products. The individual will also lead the team in firmwide technology initiatives and be responsible for successful delivery and adherence to those initiatives. This position requires an individual to take accountability and keep an open mindset while taking advantage of the learning opportunities. The individual must possess strong work ethic, and attention to detail.

• Oversee software applications, engineering, planning, and delivery management as a member of the trading technology team

• Responsible for 24x6 trading in markets around the globe

• Technical design, implementation, deployment, and support of Wellington's Trading and Post Trade platforms and other trading related applications within the trading suite of applications

• Partner with Wellington's Global Trading and Trade Operations to build and maintain technology solutions to remain competitive on industry trends and comply with industry regulations

• Manage a team of Business Analysts and Software Engineers to deliver on budgeted projects

• Partner with Business Analysts to review and implement business requirements

• Partner with Project Managers, Technical, and QA Leads on estimates, statuses, issues, and risks

• Partner with the Architecture Team to ensure track work is aligned with the strategic direction of the enterprise and current architecture standards

• Partner with technical teams across the trading department and integrating teams to ensure consistent design and comprehensive solutions

• Stay current with the trading industry and technical trends to ensure applications, systems, and team are of highest caliber

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Self-directed, inquisitive, creative, intellectually curious

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail and time management skills

• Experience managing people, the demands of multiple projects, and department initiatives

• Development of high-performance trading applications

• Demonstrated analysis, design, and modeling skills

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with cloud technologies like AWS

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with messaging and high-throughput, low-latency framework including JMS, Kafka, or Elastic Search

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with frameworks, including Spring, Angular, or React

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with FIX

• Software development and testing methodologies and their effective application

• Experience in designing and delivering solid solutions relevant to complex business problems

• Proven ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment supporting a business-critical production environment

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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