Senior Software Engineer (Fixed Term contract)


Premium Job From T Rowe Price

Recruiter

T Rowe Price

Listed on

19th April

Location

London

Salary Notes

Competitive

Type

Contract

This job has now expired please search on the home page to find live IT Jobs.

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 Fixed Income Front Office technology team is looking for an accomplished Senior Software Engineer/Developer in building a suite of next-generation n-tier, native cloud-based applications. In this role, you will be part of the Fixed Income Front Office software engineering team whose mission is to enhance and develop new capabilities needed by our Portfolio Managers, Analysts and Quants, using modern web/cloud technologies. More specifically, this role is within the Fixed Income and Data & Analytics Engineering team who sit at a strategic point within Front Office Technology, providing core data services to the Portfolio Management tools that are pivotal to the success of T Rowe Price.

 

The team hire and develop talented Software Engineers, working in Python and JavaScript, to build robust and scalable software hosted in AWS. They are looking for experienced Software Engineers to join the global team, with either Python experience or strong experience in one or more OO languages, to work on transformational projects that will help grow the Fixed Income business. Knowledge of the financial domain is nice to have however for candidates with a strong desire to learn the team will provide support via their experienced Engineers and Business Analysts.

 

This is a hands-on, full SDLC role that provides an opportunity to tackle sophisticated business, logic, data, and technical challenges. The role requires you to take responsibility for the full development cycle - from requirement gathering to the delivery of the end-product. You will be part of an agile team of smart, hardworking people. We will give you ambitious 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. You must demonstrate a willingness to overcome technical challenges in a fast-paced environment.

 

Our firm has made a significant investment in the future of our technology and data. We have a big vision of what we can achieve and have ambitious plans to get there. We hold collaboration as a core tenet of how we accomplish our goals. Are you interested in a team-oriented approach; working alongside curious and enthusiastic learners? We are a group of diverse problem solvers, all working together with different perspectives to create optimal solutions that continue to propel us to great heights. We encourage you to apply!

 

Role Responsibilities

  • Innovate, design and deliver in terms of high reliability, scalability and extensibility
  • Build large scale distributed computing programs to generate insightful analytics Solve unique problems that have a broad impact and delivery of business value 
  • Deliver within a team and as an individual developer
  • Demonstrate master hands-on capability to drive components to delivery
  • Advocate and contribute to software engineering best practices, including those that have enterprise-wide impact

 

Business and Analytical Skills

  • Shows willingness to take on the complexities of the domain - Portfolio Management, Quantitative Research, Risk, etc. 
  • Has experience of working with complexity and multiple stakeholders, for example portfolio managers, analysts and quants
  • Balances strategic and pragmatic concerns when solving problems  
  • Makes decisions that are cognizant of the firm's broader business strategy 

 

Technical Skills 

  • Conversant in multiple technologies and learns new technologies quickly 
  • Demonstrates deep experience in automated testing and techniques 
  • Performs as an expert in multiple parts of the software lifecycle (e.g., coding, testing, development) and coaches others on such practices 
  • Experienced in several styles of architecture (e.g. real-time, batch, orchestration) 
  • Provides a clear and concise explanation of business strategy, technical concepts, designs or implementation to a non-technical audience 
  • Stays abreast of industry trends and technologies and knows when/how/if to apply them appropriately 

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Strong academic record and a degree with high mathematical and computing content e.g., Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics from a leading university.
  • 5+ years of progressive software engineering experience
  • Expert knowledge of Python and related popular libraries
  • Experience in building containerized applications and deploying to cloud infrastructure such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or similar providers.
  • Proficient on Linux platforms with knowledge of various scripting languages
  • Strong knowledge of one or more relevant database technologies e.g., PostgreSQL, SQL Server
  • Strong in Test-Driven Development and proficiency in writing maintainable and adaptable code

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Computer Science, Math or Financial Engineering degree
  • Strong knowledge in other programming language(s) - e.g., JavaScript, Typescript, Kotlin
  • Strong with a range of open-source frameworks and development tools - Python (NumPy, SciPy, pandas), gRPC, Git, CI/CD, etc.
  • A solid understanding of tradable financial instruments (securities, derivatives) and capital markets
  • Experience of 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.

You are currently using an outdated browser.

Please consider using a modern browser such as one listed below: