Sr. Financial Software Engineer

Employer
MFS Investment Management
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Aug 2022
Closes
02 Sep 2022
Ref
16193260
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters - to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.

What you will be responsible for: Using discretion and judgment, the Senior Financial Software Engineer will participate in the development of technology-based solutions supporting ESG and Investment Research initiatives. Contribute to a variety of phases of Agile development process with a focus on creating innovative software with an adherence to standards and internal best practices. May serve as a team lead for small to midsized projects working with scrum teams to collaboratively meet tight deadlines.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • At an expert level contribute to the design and development of tools which research analysts and portfolio managers in the investment process.
  • Interprets business requirements, analyzes environment, maps requirements to design, codes, debugs, unit tests programs to deliver final product. Works with business analysts and user community to understand and evaluate business needs. Analyzes these needs and assists in the selection of appropriate technologies to provide an optimal solution.
  • Keeps technical skills current; well-versed in several areas of technology.
  • Assists System Architects in the selection of new product.
  • Able to guide and advise junior colleagues through technical issues.
  • Documents code and processes to aid in system support and facilitate knowledge transfer. Assumes additional support responsibilities as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience programming with C#.NET, ASP.NET, JQuery, and Bootstrap. Familiarity with Python and Angular.
  • Strong SQL skills, preferably Oracle.
  • General Financial industry background with ESG knowledge is a definite plus
  • Project work experience with globally distributed teams in an Agile environment is preferred.
  • Experience working in a continuous integration environment, i.e., automated build and code scanning is preferred.
  • Strong oral/written communication skills and front office support experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Tableau and third party controls like Infragistics is a plus.

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What we offer:
  • Generous time-off provided: including "Responsible time off" for many roles, paid company holidays when the US Stock Exchange is closed, plus paid volunteer time
  • Family Focus: Up to 20 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, adoption assistance, generous caregiver leave
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with company contributions
  • Wellness Programs: Robust wellness webinars, employee assistance program, gym reimbursement through our medical plans, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan, Defined Contribution plan- 15% of base salary invested into the Plan, competitive total compensation programs


MFS is a hybrid work environment (remote/onsite) unless otherwise stated in the job posting .

This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless MFS approves an exemption as an accommodation due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission of an exemption request does not guarantee that an exemption will be approved or that the request can be accommodated.
If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please contact MFS at 617-954-5000 or email talent_acquisition@mfs.com for assistance.

MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Please see the EEO is the Law document and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision , linked for your reference.

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