Full Stack Lead Engineer - Java/Cloud/React- VP - Asset Management

London, United Kingdom
Not Specified
25 Nov 2021
25 Dec 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You'll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment-one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

AM Global Portfolio Management Technology is seeking a well-rounded hands-on developer lead who is experienced in building systems that support full Investment Management investment cycle with the main focus on Portfolio Contribution and Attribution across Asset Management. The candidate will be part of the front-office technology team and have good business knowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and develop functional specification.

Successful candidate:
  • Will be part of the high-caliber development team that works closely with the Front Office users on end-to-end solutions
  • Must be curious, hardworking and detail-oriented, motivated by complex analytical problems
  • Has to demonstrate interest in financial markets, and have ability to communicate directly with the business users
  • Should be able to work individually or as part of a global team to achieve project goals
  • Will interact closely with the product strategy and marketing teams to deliver a brand new customer-centric platform.

§ Will be responsible for full lifecycle: Coding, Compiling, Unit testing, integration, packaging and deployment of application software

§ Ensure overall quality of deliverables is consistent with defined standards and Agile development practice

Required Experience and Skills:

At least 10 years of experience in a financial service environment with a focus in finance front-office applications.

• BS/BA degree or equivalent experience

• Strong core Java or Python programming experience is required

• Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment

• Full stack development experience is a plus

• Experience in performance and attribution a plus

• Good understanding and experience with Cloud based platforms and Machine Learning techniques will be a plus.

• Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

• Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes

• Solid financial engineering background is desirable

• Prior portfolio performance and attribution experience will be a plus

• Working experience on cloud-based development, cloud-native as definite plus

• Experience on Devops; working experience on CI/CD tooling as plus

• Experience in front-office capital markets/investment management applications is desirable

Other attributes:

CFA, FRM, and/or Financial Engineering degree and/or risk management knowledge is a major plus
  • n innovative culture

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