Lead Software Engineer, Portfolio Construction

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

Lead Software Engineer, Portfolio Construction


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 Portfolio Construction team is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to help develop and advance the portfolio management software platform. In addition to working in a high-performing team with critical responsibilities, this role will require close interactions with team members from Information Technology and Investment teams.


This position requires proficiency and experience in Software development using Java and web based technologies. While prior business knowledge is not mandatory any experience in the financial industry will be a plus.

•  Work closely with Portfolio Construction team member to build an elite portfolio management platform

•  Ability to work effectively throughout all phases of the software development lifecycle to deliver business solutions

•  Partner with in-house application and data architects while implementing systems requirements.           

• 7+ years of experience as a Java Software Developer with solid accomplishments

•  Deep understanding of Object Oriented design, Relational Database concepts, RESTful Services, Microservices and DevOps

•  Demonstrated experience of thoughtful design, development and maintenance of software

•  Experience with web applications and Javascript frameworks including ReactJS or AngularJS.

•  Strong delivery focus and ability to actively overcome obstacles

•  Strong analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal are required

•  Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

•  Familiarity with Equity and/or Fixed Income Instruments is a welcome addition

Lead Software Engineer, Portfolio Construction

Software Engineering

100 Federal Street

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 .