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Software Development Engineer, Assistant Vice President

State Street

State Street

Software Engineering
Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Who we are looking for

State Street is embarking on a multi-year program to modernize the payment initiation experience of clients. In order to augment the team, we are looking for a senior engineering lead who has had experience developing and deploying highly performant web based applications and REST service end-points on cloud infrastructure.


Select if ONSITE: 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 Assistant Vice President – Software Engineering Lead, you will

  • Strong understanding on Cloud Infrastructure as Code and Cloud Native Application Development
  • Lead the Application Architecture, Design & Development activities
  • Manage cross-functional engineering teams.
  • Design performant, efficient, effective, and reusable technical solutions (partnering with architecture)
  • Manage projects, ensuring that they are completed on time and within budget.
  • Partner effectively with DevOps, Production Support, and peer platform teams
  • Review/Pickup stories, code reviews, and support production platforms. Write code as necessary
  • Train and develop team members to ensure that they have the skills and knowledge required to deliver high-quality software solutions.
  • End-to end platform engineer: design, build, and support resilient services/solutions
  • Partner with business owners to define platform roadmaps and scope for initiatives/features
  • Experience in DBs like Oracle, PostgreSQL, migration, and analysis activities
  • Design and implement cross tool integrations

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Experience in any legacy modernization and transformation
  • Should have expert knowledge in Java/J2EE technology with expertise in Microservices architecture, service mesh, design and integration patterns
  • Experience in Application CI/CD pipeline and automation
  • Experience in cloud platform like Azure, AWS, VMC on AWS
  • Experience with IaC or Terraform

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Atleast 10 years of experience working with J2EE and Web based applications with Oracle or any other relational database. Experience developing REST based web services.
  • Experience migrating applications to AWS/Azure cloud platforms.
  • AWS or Azure certifications highly preferred.

Additional requirements

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.