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Lead Software Engineer

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
Closing date
Nov 22, 2023

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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

Company : Wellington Management Company LLP

Location : 280 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210

Position Title : Lead Software Engineer

Job Description :

Lead the delivery of high-quality business solutions, including architecture, design, implementation, testing, deployment, and support to meet the needs of our Fixed Income, FX, Equity, and Equity Derivatives and related applications within the Trading suite of applications. Work with business analysts and full-cycle software developers to advance technology capabilities Collaborate and interact with other technology partners across the department. Work with business teams, project managers, and systems analysts to review and qualify business requirements, functional specifications, use-cases, and test plans. Engage Managers and Business Analysts regularly to maintain feedback loop. Partner with Project Managers, Technical and Quality Assurance Leads on to prepare estimates, update status, identify issues and raise risks. Design, prototype, and code new software components and applications based on functional specifications across the full stack - services, web and desktop clients, infrastructure, and back-end. Modify and enhance existing systems to incorporate new functionality and to optimize them for performance. Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code. Work and manage OMS batch processing, services, and assembles deployment and maintenance, including DB archiving and Data replication. Manage, supervise, and guide team members and provide regular feedback for personal and technical growth. Educate junior developers on best practices, to right technical and software development. Keep projects on schedule to meet deadlines. Rapidly respond to production issues and diagnose complex issues under pressure. Conduct code reviews and mentor other team members in development best practices. Position is fixed based in Boston, MA office; However, telecommuting from a home office may also be allowed.

Job Requirements :

Requires a Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Information Technology Management, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer lnformation Systems, Mathematics or a directly related field plus four (4) years of experience in enterprise software development.

Must have four (4) years of experience in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
  • Experience designing and developing web applications, services, and other relevant enterprise technologies, including Java and .NET/WPF client application development
  • Experience designing and developing complex web services using REST or cloud technologies
Must have two (2) years of experience in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
  • Experience developing web applications using HTML5, CSS, and modern Ul frameworks (Angular or React)
  • Experience with modern software development and testing methodologies, including Artifactory GlT, and Jenkins Cl
  • Experience with Message-driven application development and rich web-based user interface development
  • Experience analyzing, writing, and debugging multi-threaded applications
Must have one (1) year of experience in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
  • Experience tracking and leading projects technically and providing inputs for right direction
  • Experience with development tools, including Kafka, AWS, Java, .Net, or Spring boot
Will accept a Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Information Technology Management, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer lnformation Systems, Mathematics or a directly related field plus seven (7) years of experience in enterprise software development in lieu of a Master's degree plus four (4) years of experience.

40 hours/week, 9:00am-5:00pm, $158,000-190,000/year.

To apply, please submit resume on-line or to (Req. #R89679)

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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