Software Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Dublin, CA, USA Dublin CA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • 17 Mar 18 2018-03-17

Software Engineer

At Franklin Templeton Investments, we are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners. Over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. For over 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.

What is the Investment & Wealth Management Tech group responsible for?

This team delivers strategic and impactful solutions to the business through building a data management platform which provide a common and centralized view of Investment Management data at Enterprise level.

What are the ongoing responsibilities of a Software Engineer?

* Responsible for performing systems analysis, design, build, test and implementation activities to solve a wide range of complex business and technical problems.
* Develop source code and prepare unit and integration test plans in addition to providing on-going production support.
* A diverse position that presents a multitude of learning and growth opportunities for the successful candidate.

What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years relevant industry experience (active or passive investment management, especially with Investment Performance and Risk domain)
  • Should have 4 - 6+ years of experience in implementing of Markit /Cadis EDM tool and have handled and delivered end to end Enterprise data management solutions
  • Should be Markit EDM Certified Developer with understanding of all EDM Components. Ie data Flow, Porter, Sequence, Rule, Solution, Data Manager, UI Workflows.
  • Should be able to analyze SQL plan to performance tune SQL queries
  • Exposure to market data providers and analytical solutions like Bloomberg, Factset, MSCI Barra etc.
  • Working experience with handling XML dataset
  • Experience with Business Intelligence Reporting, MATLAB, C# is a plus
  • Self-starter and take initiative. ability to learn quickly and deliver are essential skills and the key to success in our dynamic environment.
  • Passionate about new technologies and continuously looking for improvements and leverage broader tool-set and technologies to come up with solutions.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment on larger projects
  • Excellent organization, planning and time management skills
What exciting initiatives would I be a part of developing/ enhancing/ implementing?

We enable multiple business lines within Franklin Templeton to make better decisions by providing quality data through our consolidated, centralized data service.

What technology skill sets are critical to success in this role?

Strong SQL skill is critical in addition to Markit EDM knowledge.

What makes Franklin Templeton Investments unique?

In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards -the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.

Highlights of our benefits include:
  • Three weeks paid time off the first year
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with 75% company match, up to the IRS limits
  • Employee Stock Investment Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Purchase of company funds with no sales charge

We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities . An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values , and is an important element of how we achieve success.

We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals. Take some time to, meet some of our people , and see what it means to say, "I AM Franklin Templeton".

Franklin Templeton Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite you to visit us at to learn more about our company and our career opportunities.