Engineering Team Lead (VP) - Equity Trading Team (Charles River Development)
Who we are looking for:
Charles River Development (CRD) based out of the Burlington (MA) office is hiring a Team Lead to join our Equity Trading Team and help drive product development initiatives. This is an opportunity to work within a very strong, senior level engineering team and help to develop challenging new products in the financial space.
Why this role is important to us:
The team you will be joining is a part of Charles River Development (or CRD), that became a part of State Street in 2018. CRD helps create enterprise investment management software solutions for large institutions in the areas of institutional investment, wealth management and hedge funds. Together we have created first open front-to-back platform - State Street Alpha, that was launched in 2019. Join us if delivering next generation infrastructure, using emerging technologies like AI and Blockchain sounds like a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for:
Manage a development team's staff, including assignment of work items, employee performance, engagement and professional development
Work with Product Owner to design and develop software solutions to meet market need and assist in managing the product backlog for their functional area
Fulfill the Scrum Master role by leading the team in their Agile development process and working to foster a strong continuous improvement culture
Identify improvements in team development and quality including defining new strategies, processes, and required tooling to improve quality
Write, review and approve software development specifications, projects, proposals, methods and schedules
Provide expert guidance and critical analysis of proposed changes during code reviews
Advise staff members on complex technical problems including specifying proper software designs and use of existing facilities to solve common problems
Monitor progress on a variety of initiatives and work packages to ensure fulfillment of product and scheduling objectives
Review testing strategy and test plans for team's product to ensure high product quality
Mentor team members to cultivate technical and financial domain knowledge expertise, and assist with developing other essential skills to further their careers
Work with the client services organization to provide support & maintenance to current customers
Coordinate with other Scrum teams within the R&D organization to ensure seamless integration of functional workflows
What we're looking for:
8+ years' experience in software development
4+ years' experience leading engineering teams
BS in Computer Science or a related technical field
Demonstrated ability to identify and recruit strong engineering talent
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear, concise manner to all audiences including senior leadership
Results driven; thrives in a development environment that is agile, collaborative, even when faced with competing priorities
Passion for making your peers and team members more productive and efficient
Strong experience in leading and coaching/mentoring teams and people
Experience in partnering with architecture, product and program management teams to influence product development and improve the product
Experience in handling multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated commitment to product quality and high performance.
Experience working with professional services.
About State Street What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients. Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential. Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers