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Software Engineer, Charles River Development, Off

State Street

State Street

Software Engineering
Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Job Description

Software Engineers will work on developing the user interface (C#) and/or related server-side systems (Java) of the Charles River Investment Management System. Positions involve highly technical development helping to build functionality for the system and working on new product development. This role promotes growth in technical areas, as well as expertise in the financial market 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

As Software Engineer you will

  • Writing programs in Java/C#
  • Bug fixing in Java/C#/SQL
  • Creating, executing, and monitoring Java unit and automation tests within framework
  • Writing and running performance scripts
  • Assisting with data mappings for interfaces
  • Validating system enhancements, fixes, and user workflows
  • Maintaining development and test environments by upgrading and maintaining databases and servers
  • Gaining experience in a number of financial areas, including: trade order management, portfolio management, fixed income, compliance, equity, derivatives, real time pricing, analytics, etc.

What we value

  • Strong work ethic with ability to ramp up quickly
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, ability to gather and understand requirements in the financial sector
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment
  • Exposure to commercial software, developing multi-tier enterprise software solutions
  • Any exposure or knowledge of the financial industry is a strong plus, but not required

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related
  • Strong academic credentials (high GPA, internship experience ideal)
  • Some level of programming skills in Java, C#, SQL, Perl, XML, etc.
  • Exposure to concepts including: agile/scrum, object oriented programming, software engineering techniques, parallel programming, databases, unit testing, etc.

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.

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.