Newton, Technical Lead (Investment Tools) Newton, Technical Lead (Investment Tools) …

BNY Mellon
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Sep 21
BNY Mellon
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Sep 21
Newton, Technical Lead (Investment Tools)
Newton Investment Management Limited is an active investment management firm, using thematic ideas about the long-term investment landscape to create and manage strategies that help secure clients' futures. Newton thinks on a global basis, with its single London-based investment team working collaboratively across asset classes and regions. The firm builds bold solutions, designed to meet the real-world challenges clients face, and the team manage them responsibly in the broadest sense - through embedding environmental, social and governance considerations, and engaging on issues that affect their clients. Those clients are based around the world, and include pension funds, corporations and charities and, via Newton's parent company BNY Mellon, individuals.

What's on Offer?
Newton is a professional, friendly and collegiate place to work offer a number of benefits like a 12% pension contribution, flexible working hours and opportunities to progress. The firm looks to attract individuals who are keen to work as part of a team, in a meritocratic environment, and who are driven to help make the organisation a great place to work. Newton employees are bright, inquisitive, thoughtful and collaborative. They are highly motivated to deliver performance and service to clients. Newton prides itself on being an employer of choice, with a commitment to diversity.

Job Purpose
  • The role represents an exciting opportunity to join Newton's Engineering Group to lead and drive solution design and delivery within our Investment Tools teams. In this role you will be working closely with the investment and research teams to make investment data universally available throughout Newton and providing solutions to enable better investment and business decisions.
  • We are looking for a highly talented lead engineer to be an integral part of this product scrum team/squad to provide technical direction and problem solving to support the delivery of business led solutions.
  • In this client facing role, you should be resourceful, energetic, and ready to hit the ground running. You'll need to thrive in a fast-paced environment where you must be ready to share ideas and fresh perspectives.
  • As the technical lead as well as a hand on tech guru, you should also be willing to help mentor the team and support their development.

Key Responsibilities
  • The design and delivery of technical solutions with an emphasis on standards, quality, automation, and continuous integration.
  • Build strong relationships with the business and corporate stakeholders. Collaborate on requirements, priorities and ensure that the technology strategy is aligned with the business goals and strategy. Work with the Product Owner and team to build and own the product backlog and roadmap.
  • Work in collaboration with your peers in defining and delivering technical solutions across Newton.
  • Member at Newton's Architecture Forum representing or working to ensure representation of technology solutions and providing input across Newton's technology landscape.
  • Provide mentoring and technical direction to members of the Investment Tools team and where appropriate the rest of Newton technology.
  • Calmly deal with issues; be happy to get stuck in to help fix issues and assist in identifying causes and effectively dealing with them.


Technical Skills/Systems Knowledge
  • A technical polyglot with experience of shipping production code across a full-stack environment.
  • Development of microservices, RESTful APIs and user-facing elements using Java and Angular
    • Great working experience in Java (11+) / Spring / Spring Boot
    • Some experience and skills with Angular (8+)
    • Knowledge of working and developing in a microservices environment with auto-scaling, loosely coupled, secure and resilience services.
  • Familiarity with both relational and NoSQL databases (we use Oracle, SQLServer and Mongo).
  • Knowledge and experience of Python
  • Exposure to messaging - Kafka or JMS - beneficial.
  • Appreciation and understanding of cyber security.
  • Experience of source control, build tools and CI/CD - e.g. Git, Gitlab pipelines, Maven.
  • An understanding of how to build quality into what you deliver.

Ideally you'll be
  • An advocate of agile engineering principles with a drive for automation.
  • A technical polyglot with experience of shipping production code across a full-stack environment.
  • A fantastic communicator and collaborator keen to work closely across teams.
  • An enthusiastic innovator and creative problem solver, with a passion for technology.

Academic/Professional Qualifications (or equivalent qualifiers)
  • Formal education in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline preferred.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Asset Management
Internal Jobcode: 96112
Organization: Newton-HR06148
Requisition Number: 2112534
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