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Software Engineer I

 State Street

State Street

Software Engineering
Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023
Software Engineer I

Who we are looking for:

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 the 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.

Contribute to the enhancement and maintenance of one or more Charles River IMS modules or components as a principal member of an agile scrum team. Provide engineering troubleshooting assistance to customer support teams and other development teams within Charles River.

* Work under minimal supervision to analyze, design, develop, test, and debug small to medium software enhancements and solutions within Charles River’s business and technical problem domains
* Collaborate with Business Analysts and Product Managers to turn business requirements of moderate complexity into working and sustainable software
* Participate in the design of product architecture within the team’s scope of responsibility
* Develop, test, debug, and implement software programs, applications and projects using Java, C#, SQL, JavaScript, or other related software engineering languages
* Work with Support and SaaS teams to resolve Production Issues.
* Provide thoughtful insight and suggestions in code reviews
* Write unit and automation tests to ensure a high-quality product.
* Conduct manual tests to ensure a high-quality product.
* Contribute to written design and API documentation and participate in customer documentation process.
* Actively participate in the agile software development process by adhering to the CRD scrum methodology including attending all daily standups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and retrospectives
* Participate in cross-team group activities to complete assignments



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.


* 5+ years of progressively responsible professional software engineering experience preferably in a financial services product delivery setting
* 3 to 5 years of experience in financial services developing solutions for Portfolio Management, Trading, Compliance, Post-Trade, IBOR or Wealth Management is strongly desired
* Demonstrated experience with object-oriented programming, compiler or interpreter technologies, embedded systems, operating systems, relational databases (RDBMS), scripting and new/advanced programming languages
* Experience in core and enterprise Java, including collections API and concurrency.
* Experience in writing complex SQL queries (Oracle and SQL Server RDBMS)
* Experience in building high performant applications.
* Experience in API Development, Webservices, gRPC, Microservices, Azure Cloud Native Software Development is preferred.
* Able to contribute to design specs with some assistance from senior staff.
* Able to work on small to medium projects with little to no supervision and on more complex tasks with moderate oversight
* Very good written and verbal communication skills
* Able to work well with peers in a collaborative team environment
* A minimum of 3 years working with an Agile development methodology strongly desired

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 www.StateStreet.com/careers

Salary Range:

$70,000 - $115,000 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.