Senior Software Engineer Senior Software Engineer …

Wellington Management Company, LLP
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Dec 21
Wellington Management Company, LLP
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Dec 21
Senior Software Engineer

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.


At Wellington Management our appetite for technology is insatiable. We recognize that the world is full of fascinating questions that will impact the future of companies, economies, financial markets, and entire industries. We want you to help us find answers to these questions by building and evolving our innovative industry leading technology platform. We are seeking qualified candidates to join our evolving and expanding technology team. Together, you will not only dream up solutions to today's investment challenges, but you will build them to see real-life results. Technology needs are advancing, and this level of complexity requires a highly sophisticated and well-managed technology platform that is built by people like you. This is your chance to build something incredible. We are focused solely on creating the best-in-breed tools used by our investors to conduct research and build portfolios. We build a seamless and cohesive platform across all asset classes. We want you to think big, to solve challenges, and positively impact our clients.

Our platform technology teams are responsible for building an application platform used by other development teams across Wellington to build and deploy portfolio manager facing applications (including research & collaboration, modelling, and order submission). Additionally, it maintains the coding standards and best practices as well as the deployment and CI/CD patterns for other teams and maintains the core services used by all teams on the platform. We are seeking a candidate for a Senior Software Engineer who can work closely with other members of IT including other developers, business analysts, and QA engineers to design, develop, test, implement, and support solutions to meet business requirements. This individual will help design new platform functionality (collaborating with stakeholders) and help other developers use the solutions they build. This individual will contribute to the development of a new platform for producing, consuming, and collaborating on investment content, as well as to support highly customized homegrown solutions and vendor products.

• Work with business teams, project managers, and systems analysts to review and qualify business requirements, functional specifications, use-cases, and test plans

• Design, prototype and code new software components and applications based on functional specifications across the full stack - services, web and mobile clients, infrastructure, and back-end

• Coordinate with analyst teams and vendors to execute test plans and provide support during user acceptance testing

• Modify and enhance existing systems to incorporate new functionality and to optimize them for performance

• Author technical design and support documentation

• Demonstrated experience designing and developing web applications and services using JavaScript and other relevant enterprise technologies (e.g., Java, .Net)

• Demonstrated experience designing and developing complex web services using REST, JavaScript/NodeJS, Java and related technologies

• Familiarity with developing web applications using HTML5, CSS and modern UI frameworks such as Angular and React

• Experience with, and a demonstrated understanding of, modern software development and testing methodologies such as Artifactory, GIT, and Jenkins CI

• Experience developing applications with cloud technologies such as AWS desired

• Ability to understand in-house applications and highly complex and interrelated systems and processing

• Experience with various software development methodologies, such as Agile

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills

• Ability and willingness to work in an energetic, fast-paced, team-oriented environment

• Ability to work independently

• Ability to manage conflicting priorities effectively

• Ability and willingness to work effectively in a business-critical production environment

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications?

Research shows that men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria. Yet, women and other people who are systematically marginalized tend to only apply if they meet every requirement. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply. We are dedicated to considering a broad array of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds.


Senior Software Engineer


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 .
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