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Team Lead, Engineering

State Street

State Street

Other Engineering
Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2024

Why this job 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.

What we value

  • Extensive hands-on experience in enterprise software development as a engineering manager

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with decision-making abilities

  • Proficiency in software architecture design principles and best practices

  • Experience with emerging technologies and industry trends to drive innovation and continuous improvement

  • Demonstrated programming experience in Java, C#, SQL, JavaScript, or other related software engineering languages

  • Experience financial services developing solutions for Portfolio Management, Trading, Compliance, Post-Trade, IBOR or Wealth Management

What you will be responsible for

  • Leadership and Management

  • Lead one or more engineering Scrum teams to build and maintain one or more Charles River components or products.

  • Provide technical guidance, training, and professional development opportunities for team members

  • Drive the Agile process and create a culture of continuous improvement of processes and methodologies through the engineering organization

  • Fulfill the Scrum Master role by leading the team in their Agile development process and working to foster a strong continuous improvement culture

  • Software 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 areas

  • Lead architecture design to ensure system scalability, security, performance and reliability

  • Manage a development team’s staff, including assignment of work items, employee performance, engagement and professional development

  • 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, and 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

  • Develop, test, debug, and implement software programs, applications and projects using Java, C#, SQL, JavaScript, or other related software engineering languages as well as keeping abreast of emerging technologies impactful to CRDs business

  • Collaboration

  • Work with engineering, SaaS Operation, support and Implementation teams to provide technical support to current customers

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of functional workflows

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible professional experience in a software engineering role with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a supervisory role

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus

  • Proven experience with object-oriented programming, compiler or interpreter technologies, operating systems, relational databases (RDBMS), scripting and new/advanced programming languages

  • Strong understanding of

  • Ability to coordinate and lead cross functional and organizational activities

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to clearly and succinctly summarize results for management

  • Demonstrated experience with project planning and backlog management

  • A minimum of 7 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, investments 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 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, experience 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

Charles River Development

Salary Range:

$140,000 - $222,500 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.