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Senior Software Development Engineer

State Street

State Street

Software Engineering
Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Who we are looking for

This position is in Global Application Development based in Eastern Massachusetts. We are looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer / Analyst who is capable of reading and understanding Business User Requirements and, through thorough application review be able to translate those requirements into Functional Specifications for on and offshore team members. The candidate will be working on the Custody Settlements and Income applications. The position will entail working with the business analysts to answer questions and help refine the business requirements and from time to time be assigned programming assignments in PL/1, CICS, DB2.

As Senior Software Engineer you will:

  • Work closely with business experts to review business requirements and to create Functional Specifications for State Street’s mainframe custody applications.

  • Work with either agile or waterfall development life cycles to create technical specs/requirements from agile stores or waterfall business requirements.

  • Ensure that code is configured properly in all development lifecycle environments (Development/SQA/ Production) using IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC)

  • 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.

  • Provide technical expertise to review/tune jobs and programs for better application and system performance.

  • Triage production issues by reviewing code and logs as needed providing scheduled 24X7 on call production support.

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Ability to analyze business requirements and develop high quality Function Specifications to be passed on to a mix of onshore/offshore developers.

  • Ability to dig into system artifacts (Code, Flows, Data Models, Topology Diagrams) in order to interpret changes necessary based on business requirements.

  • Ability to work remotely.

  • 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 resource with 5-7 years of software development experience (Agile and/or Waterfall).

  • Experience with PL/1, COBOL, DB2, JCL,CICS, RTC, RDz, OPC is preferred

  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science or related field

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 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 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 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 StateStreet.com/careers

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.