Lead Java Developer

Wellington Management   •  

Boston, MA

8 - 10 years

Posted 265 days ago

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The Fixed Income Quant Systems Team is responsible for providing advanced quantitative tools such as analytic calculators, risk models, cash flow engines, liquidity evaluation frameworks, technical pattern modeling, and asset allocation strategies to Wellington’s portfolio management and research teams.  Members of the team play critical roles in firm’s success by providing proprietary technology solutions which enable complex investment decision-making.

This lead role will combine quantitative and software engineering skills to drive development of firm’s next generation of quantitative tools.


  • Participate in full-cycle software development including development, regression testing, deployment, and production support.

  • Provide technical leadership to a development team with responsibility for architecture, design and implementation.

  • Partner closely with investment and research teams to understand business needs and to create effective technical solutions.

  • Lead implementation of business process improvements involving (but not limited to) investment process efficiency, data quality improvements and simplifying investor work flow.



  • At least 7 years of hands-on software development experience.

  • Experience with, and demonstrated understanding of modern software development and testing methodologies.

  • Demonstrated experience developing J2EE solutions using Java, JDBC, Web Services, Messaging, and related technologies.

  • Working knowledge of SQL and database technologies.

  • Delivery focus and willingness to work in a fast-paced, mission-critical production environment. 

  • Excellent communications skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, math, physics, statistics or other related field.

In addition, the following qualifications would be a plus:

  • Understanding of fixed income security data, analytics and risk management concepts.

  • Prior experience using distributed computing, grid or cloud technologies, particularly Amazon Web Services.

  • Experience with any of the following technologies:

  • Web UI application development using React, Angular, or other JavaScript frameworks

  • PL/SQL

  • Python