Senior Engineering Manager, Inv Risk

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19th April



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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.


The T Rowe Price Investment Risk technology team is looking for a hands-on Engineering Manager or a Lead Level Software Engineer capable of managing a small team. The accomplished hire will be equally responsible for writing code, managing a small team, performing business analysis and keeping great project and agile hygiene.

We want this person to have influence over their direct reports, we absolutely do not want someone who is dictatorial. We want someone who is comfortable enough to give team members their own voice, decision making, and ability to contribute equally as a true team. If you feel uncomfortable with loads of opinions that contradict your own, this position is not for you.

Additionally, the landscape of Investment Risk comes with a wealth of nuance, legacy applications, and great aspirations. While you will be responsible for the output of your team, you will also get direction and guidelines from senior leaders. We want someone who accepts this direction as a positive, and will genuinely seek to understand strategy, being humble with their direct reports and stakeholders throughout.

We want a technologist who is able to write a unit test while coding, query an API on the side to get an idea of the analytics you're dealing with, pull up your sleeves and follow a legacy SQL query to understand the thinking in a portfolio setup, be unafraid to check the logs while doing that, and use all of that to come up with elegant code, taking the complexity in your stride? That's what we're looking for.

We want someone not just aware of, but completely at ease with SOLID/TDD principles to help modernize a legacy stack into AWS. But more than that, we want our engineers to understand risk and portfolio data in such a way that you take on ownership of the components you ship.

Our team is building a suite of next-generation n-tier, native cloud-enabled applications, fronted by a product named riskFolio. You will be leading an Agile team of smart, hardworking people whose mission is to develop new capabilities using modern cloud technologies used by our Risk Analysts, Portfolio Managers, and Quants. This is a hands-on leadership role that provides an opportunity to tackle sophisticated business, logic, data, and technical challenges. We encourage you to apply!


Role summary and job responsibilities

  • Manages a development team to deliver projects which achieve target outcomes.
  • Demonstrates exceptional leadership and hands-on capability to drive components to delivery.
  • Enables engineers to design and develop architecture solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards.
  • Apply people management skills to coach, mentor and develop engineers on the team
  • Assume ownership over the quality, TCO, maintainability and security of the solutions built by our team.
  • Provide timely feedback and coaching to individuals and teams using data to reinforce learning.
  • Overcome differences of opinion and drive team alignment around a specific goal or solution
  • Own technical debt across their development team.


Software Lifecycle Leadership

  • Able to give quality feedback on designs written by other members of my team, asking probing, insightful questions that solidify choices and surface erroneous assumptions.
  • Encourage ways to simplify systems.
  • Look for opportunities that will lead to lower maintenance and costs with meaningful and measurable impact.
  • Preemptively identify technical risks before they jeopardize the project.
  • Resolve cross-team dependencies earlier to ensure the successful execution of the project.
  • Discourage re-inventing the wheel by leveraging other T Rowe Front Office Technology or off-the-shelf solutions with the possible trade-offs in mind.



  • Experienced in leading large software development projects in terms of team size, technical complexity and/or organizational complexity.
  • At ease with implementing scrum ceremonies, especially in the face of day to day delivery pressures.
  • Software engineering experience with data, microservices, frameworks, and platform development
  • Coding experience and solid working knowledge of .Net and one or more additional programming languages such as .NET Core/C#, Typescript, Javascript, Python, Java, etc.
  • 3+ years of business systems analysis or experience working with data and analyzing data preferred
  • Experience designing and delivering frameworks focused on data pipelines, data catalogs, data distribution, and/or advanced analytics
  • Proficient with a range of open-source frameworks and development tools - .Net Framework (Standard/ Core), AWS Lambda and Step Functions, SNS, SQS, S3, NoSQL databases, Git/ Unity, ReactJS/Modern UI frameworks etc.
  • Exposure to some of the following concepts: object-oriented programming, quality assurance, parallel programming, databases, networking, etc.
  • Understanding of ATDD, TDD, and test automation and desire to write simple, adaptive and iterative code.


Highly desirable

  • Experience building containerized applications and deploying to public or private clouds, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or similar providers.
  • Familiarity with modern front-end frameworks such as React or similar
  • Proven working knowledge of Risk analytics platforms (e.g MSCI, Bloomberg PORT, Barclay's POINT) and derivatives.
  • Open source involvement such as a well-curated blog, accepted contribution, or community presence.
  • Scrum Developer or Scrum Master certification.
  • Experience in front office software development with an Asset Management, Hedge fund, or Investment Bank.


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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