Lead Software Engineer, Fixed Income Investment Decision Support

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 28 Jun 17

Lead Software Engineer, Fixed Income Investment Decision Support


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 50 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.

The Position
The Investment and Portfolio Technology group is staffing a Lead Software Engineer position to fulfill a key role on the Fixed Income Investment Decision Support (FIIDS) team within Wellington. The FIIDS team is responsible for providing front-office Information Services capabilities to Wellington's Fixed Income Investment business. The team plays a critical role in our firm's success by providing technical solutions which improve the efficiency, speed and quality of the highly complex investment decision-making process.

  • Lead delivery of high quality business solutions to Fixed Income Investment desks.
  • Interface and coordinate with the broad Information Technology teams to ensure successful delivery
  • Demonstrate strong project management and leadership skills with ability to handle multiple activities in a dynamic fast paced environment
  • Interact with Systems Analysts and Investment professionals at all levels of the organization as needed, to proactively identify opportunities for new/improved systems to improve the investment process
  • Lead the implementation of business solutions in conjunction with the technical development
Technical Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience developing Web Applications and Services using JAVA, JAX-RS, Spring, JPA and other related technologies and/or
  • Demonstrated experience developing Web Applications and Services using Node.js, Express, and other related technologies
  • Demonstrated experience developing Web Front Ends using JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, CSS, and other related technologies
  • Demonstrated expertise in relational database technologies with strong SQL and Excel skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with XML, JSON, shell scripting and UNIX/Linux.
  • Knowledge of common design patterns and their application.
  • Experience with, and demonstrated understanding of modern software development and DevOps methodologies.
  • Experience with cloud services such as Amazon Web Services is a strong plus.
Non-technical Qualifications
  • Minimum of nine years of hands-on design and development experience in commercial environments
  • Degree in Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, or directly related field.
  • CFA or working towards CFA is a strong plus.
  • Financial or Fixed Income background is a strong plus.
  • Demonstrated experience in problem-solving skills and delivery of quality solutions with good mathematical foundations
  • Willingness to work independently in an energetic, fast-paced, business-critical and team oriented-environment
  • Strong leadership skills in developing collaborative solutions across multiple teams
  • Strong problem solving skills taking multiple inputs and developing solution options
  • Sound decision-making skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong team player, with ability to work in collaboration across teams.
  • Aptitude to provide innovative solutions to problems
  • Attentive to detail and self-disciplined

Lead Software Engineer, Fixed Income Investment Decision Support

Software Engineering


As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive 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 Wellington@icareerhelp.com .