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Technical Team Lead, Charles River Development, VP

State Street

State Street

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

Who we are looking for

Highly skilled and motivated engineer to participate in one or more Charles River IMS modules or components of an Agile scrum team. Provide engineering troubleshooting assistance to customer support teams and other development teams within Charles River.

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.

As a Technical Team Lead level , you will:

  • Will be leading a team of 10-15 Developers and providing technical guidance and be responsible for
  • Will be responsible for architecture, standards, and design of key product initiatives for applications in Java services
  • Monitor progress and manage the projects
  • Act as Scrum Master for the Projects
  • Liaison with other teams and QA organization.
  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced Agile scrum team environment

What we value:

  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Smart, dedicated, collaborative people with motivation and desire to learn/grow while contributing ideas to the overall success of the team’s objectives.
  • Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes
  • Extensive Java n-tier application experience (emphasis on back-end development, core Java and multi-threading preferred)
  • Strong SQL skills with considerable experience with an RDBMS like Oracle or SQL Server
  • Strong with OO design and development
  • Hands-on experience with Web Services

Education and preferred qualifications:

  • Should have prior experience in managing teams of comparable size.
  • Should have experience working with Product teams in analyzing the requirements and translating them to technical stories/JIRAs
  • 10+ years of professional software development
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • Knowledgeable of commercial software development, proficient in developing multi-tier solutions
  • Must have experience in cloud native application development. Preferably exposure to Kafka, Snowflake, Kubernetes, Angular, JavaScript and Java.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, team player
  • Ability to gather and understand requirements in the financial sector (Math background desirable, not required)

Additional requirements

  • Ability to play a key role in developing and supporting commercial software products which were sold to non-technical customers in vertical markets
  • Knowledge of XML/XSL
  • Experience with Tomcat, JBoss, Weblogic, or WebSphere
  • 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 CRD’s business
  • Solid grasp or algorithms, ability to solve complex heuristic/optimization types of problems
  • 4 to 7 years of experience in financial services developing solutions for Portfolio Management, Trading, Compliance, Post-Trade, IBOR or Wealth Management is 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.

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.