Software Engineer

Boston, MA, USA

Full Time Available | Up to $140k + Benefits

Job Type

Our client seeks a team-oriented individual with experience in software engineering to join the newly formed Core Business product team.  This product has the charter to advance the back-office operations by providing tools to enhance workflow and streamline operations.  This successful candidate will work to re-architect workflows and improve productivity by enhancing our accounting platform.  This role will report to the Head of Core Business Technologies and have direct interaction with business partners to understand their systems and processes and work to make our environment faster, more scalable, and more reliable.  They will work with both vendor systems, as well as applications developed in-house. This is an opportunity to build expertise in market-leading accounting solution provider, SimCorp Dimension.

 

Summary of essential job functions:

  • Support, Develop and implement solutions using SimCorp Dimension features

  • Evaluate existing components or systems to determine integration requirements and to ensure final solutions meet organizational needs.

  • Development, document, implement and maintain front-end interfaces, middle layer APIs and messaging systems, and back-end data storage systems.

  • Develop creative and unique solutions to complex integration issues

  • Support and develop applications using cloud-based technology (Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure DevOps, Azure Data Factories, etc)

  • Collaborate with Business Analysts to:

    • Work on business-driven feature enhancements to the systems

    • Perform escalated application support, problem triage and analysis, identify fixes and enhancements and implement them

  • Collaborate with other technical resources to:

    • Suggest improvements to processes, best practices, and standards

    • Contribute to the evolving application platform by evaluating, prototyping, and adopting new technologies

    • Build and develop unit test cases

    • Understand the technical architecture and system integrations

  • Prepare and maintain domain documentation

  • Participate in an overnight on-call rotation

 

Key Competencies:

  • Core competencies in object-oriented development

  • Strong SQL Skills

  • Familiarity with Power BI or similar Business Intelligence software

  • Knowledge of waterfall, iterative, agile-like delivery methodologies and practices

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and nimble development environment and to learn new frameworks/stacks

  • Great communication skills with other engineers, as well as business users

  • Experience with Git or other version control system

  • Experience with Azure Data Factories, to Kubernetes Azure Dev Ops

  • A passion for continuous improvement

  • An interest in the latest technologies

  • A positive attitude and a willingness to share ideas and experiences

  • Experience in Financial Services a plus

  • Experience with Angular a plus

 

Requirements:

  • 3+ years working in software development with a focus on back-office accounting systems

  • 3+ years of industry experience in Financial Services or equivalent, Fixed Income is a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree or work equivalent