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Senior Software Development Engineer Java Full Stack, AVP, Hybrid

State Street

State Street

Software Engineering
Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Who we are looking for

This position is in Global Application Development based in Eastern Massachusettes. We are looking for a Software Development Engineer who is capable of taking Functional Specifications written at a high level and be able to translate them into complex code changes necessary to fulfill the requirement and see these changes through the development life cycle. The candidate will be working on the Custody and Accounting related Applications

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.

What you will be responsible for

As a Senior Software Development Engineer you will

  • Work closely with Senior Analyst and business experts to review business requirements and to create Functional Specifications for State Street’s Custody and Accounting applications
  • Primarily work to progress Business Requirements/Functional Specs into coding assignments and work on those assignments through the development life cycle (Dev, Test, Deploy).
  • Design and develop UI using React JS: component-based UI development, Redux for managing complex application state, Hooks for reusable stateful logic, and Context API providing data to multiple components , Javascript and Typescript knowledge along with CSS and HTML .
  • Design, develop, and maintain Java applications with a focus on multithreading to ensure optimal performance and scalability.
  • Design, query, and optimize relational database schemes using SQL standards and variations.
  • Work on applications that support Spring Framework, Spring Boot , Websphere / Kafka
  • Troubleshoot and debug complex issues in production environments, providing timely resolutions to ensure minimal downtime.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define requirements, design solutions, and implement new features.
  • Perform code reviews from junior developers to prepare for production deployments.
  • Be responsible for all change management tasks and audit requirements to ensure smooth deployments of code into production (Including but not limited to, deployment plans, code reviews, Service Now tickets)
  • Design, develop and test all code developed in applicable development and/or test environments including completion of appropriate SDLC/Agile/DPF audit documentation
  • Work within either agile or waterfall development life cycles.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Knowledge on UI/UX principles and ability to design wireframes and translate them to
  • interactive UI
  • Expertise in Java 8 and above including lambdas, streams, and functional interfaces.
  • Strong proficiency in multithreading and concurrency concepts.
  • Experience with distributed systems, webservices and microservices architecture and cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Solid understanding of software development best practices, including design patterns, SOLID principles, and clean code practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyze business requirements and develop high quality Function Specifications to be passed on to a mix of onshore/offshore develpers
  • Ability to dig into system artifacts (Code, Flows, Data Models, Topology Diagrams) in order to interpret changes necessary based on business requirements
  • Strong communication skills, self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly responsible.
  • Strong collaboration skills, working with multiple teams in various locations across the globe

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Key hands on experience with 5-7 years of software development experience (Agile and/or Waterfall).
  • Experience with Java 1.8 and above, React JS , JavaScript , CSS, Webservices, Microservices, PLSQL.
  • Experince in tools like GIT, SQL Developer, Eclipse, Splunk, VSCode.
  • Familiar with SDLC, CICD, Harness or Jenkins, Cloud Services.
  • Additional experience on Spring and Spring boot is benefical.
  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science or related field.

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.