Who we are looking for: Leading technical contributor to build and maintain one or more of Charles River's web applications, components, or products. Provide engineering expertise for a given product area within the team and across the Engineering organization. Deliver support and assistance to customers and other teams within Charles River.
Why this role is important to us: The team you will be joining is a part of Charles River Development (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 cloud native web applications using emerging technologies sounds like a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for:
Drive technical excellence by working independently to analyze, design, develop, test, and debug large and complex software enhancements and solutions within Charles River's business and technical problem domains including modifications to core frameworks and other primary facilities critical to system operation
Collaborate with Business Analysts and Product Managers to create simple and sustainable software solutions for complex problems
Provide thought leadership in the design of product architecture within and beyond the team's scope of responsibility
Direct problem solving for projects or major phases of projects to resolve advanced software technical issues
Provide informed guidance and critical analysis of proposed changes during code reviews
Write unit and automation tests to ensure a high quality end product
Identify ways of improving development test methodologies contribute to and related test methodology frameworks
Conduct manual tests to ensure a high quality end product
Provide expert level troubleshooting on large, mission critical client implementations
Actively assist team leaders in the agile software development process by adhering to and advancing the CRD scrum methodology, including attending all daily standups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and retrospectives
Plan and coordinate cross-team activities groups to complete assignments
Advise senior management on technical strategy
Provide mentoring to junior and senior staff
B.S. degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics or other technical course of study required. MS degree strongly preferred.
A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible professional software engineering experience
A minimum of 5 years of development experience with Single Page Application (SPAs) using React and Angular.
Must have experience with prominent React packages and best practices, including Redux and RxJs.
Extensive familiarity with test standard and popular supporting frameworks such as Jest, Cypress, and Jasmine
Extensive familiarity with the NodeJS ecosystem, including NPM and/or Yarn.
Must have experience delivering single page applications in cloud-based deployments with major cloud vendors (Azure preferred)
Demonstrated experience with object-oriented programming (JAVA and/or C#), compiler or interpreter technologies, embedded systems, operating systems, relational databases (RDBMS), scripting and new/advanced programming languages
Experience in financial services developing solutions for Portfolio Management, Trading, Compliance, Post-Trade, IBOR or Wealth Management is strongly desired
Demonstrated problem solving abilities involving multi-tiered, high-performance database applications
Demonstrated ability to design and develop simple software solutions to business and technical problems of high complexity
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Able to work well with peers in a collaborative team environment
A minimum of 5 years working with an Agile development methodology
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 by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs 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 perspectives 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 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 programs 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. Company: Charles River Development