Senior Software Engineer – Front End Visualization

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 24 Sep 18 2018-09-24

Senior Software Engineer – Front End Visualization


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 Research Data Analytics (RDA) team is responsible for turning Data Science into a recognized source of strength and competitive differentiator for the firm. The RDA team is focused on building both Content and Capabilities to empower all Wellington investors to extract the maximum value from data, to inform their investment decisions. The team is composed of an interdisciplinary mix of quantitative investors, data scientists, and systems engineers. We are looking for a web development and user experience generalist with a well-rounded front-end skill-set who loves building slick UIs for end users.

Keys to this position:

  • 10+ years of development experience with a strong focus on the front end.

  • Must have experience with Javascript, HTML, CSS as well as advanced Javascript frameworks.  The preference is React.JS but Angular 2 or higher will suffice.

  • Experience building front end libraries is a must.

  • Visualization experience (exporting data and charting it.) is a big +.  Experience with Tableau would be helpful.

  • Data Science experience is a +

The ideal candidate must have excellent communication skills and a proven ability to put complex systems into production.

  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js

  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code

  • Evaluate and implement dashboarding frameworks to manifest investment data and analysis for use by investment professionals

  • Build D3-style charting & visualizations with overall responsibility for investment science front-end clients. This includes developing custom front-end screens for vendor products like metadata management, data science notebooks, and data analysis projects.

  • Conduct maintenance and fine-tuning of dashboard design; support the business in the identification and mitigation of data issues

  • Implement SDLC best practices including building out parts of the CI/CD pipeline

  • Work closely with Data Quality teams to ensure data integrity & completeness.

  • Strong attention to detail is required

  • 5+ years developing UIs with modern front-end frameworks like ReactJs, Angular, Bootstrap
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript required
  • Experience with data visualization for data science is a plus (Tableau, D3, Graphana, Jupyter Notebooks)
  • Understanding of data modeling, data analysis, and data management principles
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, engineering, math, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in Financial Industry is preferred

Senior Software Engineer - Front End Visualization

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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 .