Lead Software Engineer, Trading

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 18 Jun 18 2018-06-18

Lead Software Engineer, Trading


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 Trading Technology team is seeking a deep technical expert to serve as a lead software engineer responsible for architecture, design and implementation of the equity trading suite of applications. The position requires a high level of direct interaction with traders and trade administrators as well as other application teams within and outside trading.  It requires excellent communication and delivery skills. This individual must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work on a variety of assignments with people at all levels of the organization. The individual needs to have in depth working knowledge and be comfortable with the following technologies:

-Oracle 12c database, PL/SQL, Java and J2EE, Spring Frameworks, Messaging Platforms such as IBM MQ, AWS, and web technologies such as Angular or ReactJS.


  • Technical/architectural design, implementation, deployment, and support of the equity trading suite of client, server and web applications
  • Provide technical oversight and thought leadership to the equity trading application team and ensure they follow proper design and best practices.
  • Partnering with Trading professionals and  Business Analysts to devise and implement technology solutions across the Equity Trading technology ecosystem
  • Partnering with Project Managers, Technical and QA Leads on estimates, statuses, identify issues and raise risks
  • Partnering with the Architecture team to ensure track work is aligned with the strategic direction of the enterprise
  • Remain current with evolving Trading industry and technical trends to ensure systems and team are of highest caliber

Non-technical Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
  • 10+ years of proven analysis and technical design, development, and architecture experience
  • Experience in the financial service industry with an understanding of investment management data 
  • 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
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment with regularly changing priorities
  • Aptitude to provide innovative solutions to problems
  • Attentive to detail, self-disciplined and having a strong sense of product ownership

Lead Software Engineer, Trading

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 .