Lead Java Developer

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18


The Investor Information Delivery team is responsible for enabling Wellington’s Investment teams by providing solutions for advanced portfolio reporting, analysis, and risk management. The team plays a critical role in our firm’s success by providing innovative solutions for highly complex and critical investment decision-making processes. We are seeking a strong hands-on technical lead with excellent communication and problem-solving skills. This job involves hands-on focus, attention to detail, ability to innovate, ability to work in fast-paced settings, pride in workmanship, and a sense of ownership. Financial services experience is a plus, not a requirement.


  • Lead team of Wellington engineers and consultants to deliver solutions for improving the investment workflow.
  • Interact with Systems Analysts and Investment professionals at all levels of the organization to proactively identify opportunities for new/improved systems to improve the investment process.
  • Provide implementation of business process improvements involving (but not limited to) interactive reporting and data analysis, investment process efficiency, and simplifying investor work flow.              


  • 7+ years of experience as a software developer and application lead supporting complex application development life cycles
  • Experience managing small teams including offshore members
  • Very strong command of Java technologies including a deep understanding of concurrent programming concepts and the java memory model
  • Strong understanding of javascript UI technologies and mobile including frameworks such as Angular, React, or Bootstrap
  • Solid high-level understanding of current technology landscape including the current players in UI, mobile, the cloud, databases, big data, caching, and security
  • Working knowledge of standard java frameworks and libraries including Spring, JAXB, Jersey, Jackson, Apache Commons, etc.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal are required.
  • Working knowledge of SQL and SQL performance tuning.   Direct experience with Oracle is a plus.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services is a strong plus
  • Experience with java UIs including Swing, AWT, and eclipse RCP framework is a strong plus.
  • Must be comfortable with test driven development, continuous integration, and agile development methodologies.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, engineering, sciences, or related field.
  • Experience in Financial Industry and esp. with Portfolio Analysis Tools is preferred
  • Strong understanding of Equity, Fixed Income, and Derivative Instruments is highly desirable


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