Senior Developer, Engineering, Charles River Development, Vice President

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
05 Jan 2023
03 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who are we looking for?
An experienced software engineer who will be an individual contributor responsible for redesigning the current system to deliver a market-leading solution front-to-back in OTC derivatives. The individual/s must have experience in developing derivatives trading systems or analytics engines. They will work in an agile manner in conjunction with SMEs to develop the solution.

Why this role is important to us?
The team you will be joining is a part of Charles River Development (or CRD), which became a part of State Street in 2018. CRD helps create enterprise investment management software solutions for large institutions in institutional investment, wealth management and hedge funds. Together we have created the first open front-to-back platform - State Street Alpha, which was launched in 2019.

What will you be responsible for?
As Senior Developer you will
  • Work with the Product Managers/SMEs to design and develop software solutions to meet market needs and assist in managing the product backlog for their functional area.
  • Advise stakeholders on complex technical problems including specifying proper software designs and use of existing facilities to solve common problems.
  • Develop, test, debug, and implement software programs, applications and projects using Java, SQL, JavaScript, or other related software engineering languages as well as keeping abreast of emerging technologies impactful to CRDs business.
  • Provide expert guidance and critical analysis of proposed changes during code reviews.

What we value?
  • Experience in back-end technologies: Java, C#, Python, and external API development
  • Able to independently design specifications and data model.
  • Able to work on small to medium projects with little to no supervision and on more complex tasks with no oversight.
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter and ability to work alone and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Experience developing event-driven architectures.
  • Experience developing cloud-native services on one of the major cloud providers (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud is a plus
  • Experience in Angular or React is a plus.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • B.S. degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics or another technical course. MS degree is preferred.
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in financial services developing solutions for Portfolio Management, Trading, or Post-Trade. Experience in OTC derivatives is required.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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