Senior Software Engineer

Recruiter
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
17506883
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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

JOB OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the Senior Software Engineer position to advance the technology capabilities of our Portfolio Controls IT team. The team is responsible for building applications/tools to streamline investment implementation tools.

This position will primarily focus on building and maintaining solutions for the Portfolio Controls group. This individual will be responsible for leading design, development, and support of mission critical applications that portfolio implementation teams rely on. This position also requires a high level of collaboration and interaction with various stakeholders, and ability to multi-task and deliver in a fast paced and evolving environment. This individual must be a team player, and a quick learner with a desire and willingness to own deliverables. Strong communication, organization and delivery skills are desired.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Collaborate with business analysts and engineers to deliver quality, performant solutions.
  • Design, prototype, and code new software components and applications.
  • Modify and enhance existing systems to meet business needs.
  • Ownership of backend infrastructure to keep it current, with focus performance, scalability, and stability
  • Ensure adherence and contribution to advance 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/lead production deployments and system support
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Display strong ownership of outcomes, attention to details, creativity.
  • Hands-on programming experience in Java or other programming languages is required.
  • Experience building REST APIS, server-side components.
  • Experience with data modelling in relational or document-oriented databases technologies such as MySQL/Postgres/Elasticsearch is desired.
  • Experience developing applications with cloud technologies, such as AWS desired.
  • Experience with various software development/testing methodologies, and experience with tools like JIRA, GIT, Artifactory, Jenkins.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Collaborative; can work both independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced, business-critical 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 GMCANINQ@wellington.com .