Senior Software Engineer (Backend or Full Stack - Fixed Term for 12 months)

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10th November 2023





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There is a place for you at T. Rowe Price to grow, contribute, learn, and make a difference. We are a premier asset manager focused on delivering global investment management excellence and retirement services that investors can rely on today and in the future. The work we do matters. We invite you to explore the opportunity to join us and grow your career with us.

Engineers at T. Rowe Price are playing a key role in helping build the future of financial services, working hand-in-hand with business partners to create client experiences that are changing the way people invest.  We want technologists with a fresh perspective who are passionate about solving complex business, data and technical challenges. 

We will expect you to be agile / to lead / to think outside the box. In return, we'll give you challenging work that has an impact / Opportunities to learn and grow / and a collaborative culture that encourages every member of our team to bring their point of view to the table"because that's how we help our clients succeed. 

Designs, develops, modifies, adapts and implements short- and long-term solutions to information technology needs through new and existing applications, systems, databases and applications infrastructure. Reviews and interprets system requirements and business processes. Codes, tests, debugs and implements software solutions.

Requires in-depth knowledge and expertise in their own job discipline and working knowledge of related disciplines

Accountable for work of self and sometimes others, provides process and standards advice in area of specialty

Works independently, receives minimal guidance

Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience



Craftsman-like approach to building software; takes pride in engineering excellence and instills these values in others

Demonstrable passion for technology (e.g. personal projects, open-source involvement) while using their problem solving capabilities to deliver solutions utilizing a top end engineering approach

Focused on delivering value to the business with relentless efforts to improve process

Exceptional technology skills; recognized by your peers as an expert in your domain

A proponent of strong collaborative software engineering techniques and methods: agile development, continuous integration, code review or pairing, unit testing, refactoring and related approaches

Strong analytical ability, true problem solvers

High achiever who combines ambition with humility and is happy to let their performance do the talking

Accountable for all parts of the software development lifecycle for their projects

Contributes to the development of best practices within their group

Leads code reviews and actively participates in providing feedback on others' designs/code 

Accountable for technical debt in their own software 

Takes control of complex or vague problems and steps through them in a rational way

Makes tactical vs. strategic tradeoffs

Flexible in his or her thinking; able to evolve a solution when additional information or ideas are presented

Mentors junior members of the team

Identifies when junior engineers need help and provides it in a positive way that promotes confidence.

Proactively helps team members/make suggestions to improve practices.



Able to work directly with business stakeholders

Decisions show a focus on current and future business priorities, together with fiscal responsibility

Can articulate business needs and translate them into technology solutions


Minimum 5+ Years of professional development experience (Java preferred)

Solid understanding of cloud native architectures (AWS, etc.) for containerized microservices

Experience with automated delivery pipelines, agile delivery and test-driven development

In-depth knowledge of software design patterns

Experience with TypeScript and front-end frameworks helpful

Experience with Web Components a plus

Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced, Agile team environment  Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain a close working relationship with quantitative researchers, traders and senior business leaders

Confident communicator; able to argue a point concisely and deal positively with conflicting views

Enthusiasm for learning & results oriented

A solid understanding of financial markets and instruments is a plus

Stays current with many best-of-breed technologies

Shows a commitment to quality by implementing suitable software using unit/integration and acceptance testing at the time of feature development

Debugs large components with limited assistance and assists other engineers with debugging

At some levels, leads code reviews and actively participates in providing feedback on others' designs/code

Performs as an expert in one or more parts of the software lifecycle (e.g., coding, testing, deployment). Oversees significant pieces of development within the development lifecycle

Designs and develops practical APIs and abstractions.

Owns technical debt in their own software


FINRA Requirements

FINRA licenses are not required and will not be supported for this role.


Work Flexibility

This role is eligible for remote work up to three days a week.


Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

We strive for equity, equality, and opportunity for all associates. When we embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work, our firm is stronger, and we create greater value for our clients. Our commitment and inclusive programming aim to lift the experience for each associate and builds allies for our global associate community. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at the firm, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.

T Rowe Price is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity of thought, gender, and race. We believe our continued success depends upon the equal treatment of all associates and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, sex, gender, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by country, federal, state, or local law.

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