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Application Development Lead, Assistant Vice President, Hybrid

State Street

State Street

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Who we are looking for

IT is seeking talented a professional for building and implementing Sanctions and AML screening applications. Candidate will work closely with business users, developers and testers to drive implementation of IT solutions. This is a hands on technical leadership position in development team to implement vendor applications. Person will work closely with the vendor professional services staff, development managers and team leads from other State Street applications which interface with the Sanctions Screening applications and drive the execution of projects end to end. The person will also be responsible for identifying and building core re-useable functional components, tools, and services.

The person will also be responsible for working with the corporate architecture teams in State Street to ensure that the solutions conform with corporate architectural and information security standards.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

Due to the role requirements this job needs to be performed primarily in the office with some flex work opportunities available.

What you will be responsible for

As Application Development Lead you will

  • Perform Architecture and Design of IT applications to perform Sanctions Screening
  • Lead the development i.e. coding and testing of applications using technologies such as Oracle, Linux, MQ, Autosys, Databricks, perform code reviews and mentor junior developers
  • Work with business partners and translate business requirements into technical specs
  • Provide L4 production support to resolve production issues escalated by prod support team
  • Represent development team in meetings with business partners & analysts, infrastructure teams, and vendors of applications

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills under uncertain situations
  • Experience in leading multi-location teams
  • Experience in leading and implementing large scale projects involving 35+ members.
  • Strong technical skills and ability to quickly learn new technologies

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering is required.
  • 4+ years’ experience in a deeply technical leadership role in a financial services firm, or in a product development is required.

• Strong Hands-on development experience and ability to mentor junior developers is required.

• Proficiency and deep knowledge in Oracle, PL/SQL, Unix, and Shell Scripts is required.

•A history of delivering working software successfully in an Agile development environment is required

• Excellent communication skills are required.

Additional requirements

•Prior experience working in Fircosoft Continuity or Trust applications is a plus.

•Experience in AWS, Databricks is a plus.

•Experience in AI/ Machine Learning tools is a plus.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

Why this role is important to us

Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We’re driving the company’s digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We’re looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

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.

Salary Range:

$100,000 - $160,000 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.