Senior Software Engineer

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
28 Sep 2022
29 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us

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.

About the Role

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 currently seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Software Engineer to advance technology capabilities of our Investment Strategy (iStrat) Group. The group is responsible for multi-manager, multi-asset, and custom solutions, managing various outcome oriented, factor, alternative risk premia, and thematic portfolios on behalf of clients. The group provides bespoke research and advice across various topics such as asset allocation, fundamental factors, thematic investing, and manager research. Our portfolio construction process involves allocations across equities, bonds, rates, currencies, and commodities, on a global basis, using both derivatives and physical securities.

As part of the iStrat Platform Technology Team, this position will primarily focus on building out strategic data and platform solutions that can be used broadly across all investor teams within iStrat. This individual will be responsible for solutions design and test-driven development of a robust system that interacts effectively with other internal systems and provides an efficient user experience. This position also requires a high level of collaboration and interaction with other technology partners across the department, and an ability to multi-task and deliver in a fast paced and evolving environment.

• 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 of services, web and mobile clients, infrastructure, and back-end

• Coordinate with analyst and QA teams 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

• Ensure the adherence to established code-quality standards within the development and QA teams, such as Continuous Integration, Code Reviews, and all required release documentation

• Author technical design and support documentation

• Assist with product deployments and system support

• Act as an escalation point person to handle and investigate technical support issues

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills

• Strong communication, organization and delivery skills are desired

• Proven team player with a desire and willingness to learn

• Collaborative; can work both independently and as part of a team, in an energetic, fast-paced, business-critical environment

• Ability to understand in-house applications and highly complex and interrelated systems and processing

• Experience developing applications with cloud technologies, such as AWS desired

• Experience with various software development methodologies, such as Agile, and use of project tracking tools like JIRA

• Demonstrated experience designing and developing complex web services using REST, JavaScript (or NodeJS), Java, and related technologies

• Experience with, and a demonstrated understanding of, modern software development and testing methodologies such as Artifactory, GIT, and Jenkins CI

• Familiarity with developing web applications using REST, HTML5, CSS, and modern UI frameworks such as Angular and React is a plus

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, math, physics, statistics, or another related field is preferred but not required

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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