Principal Software Engineer

State Street Corporation
Burlington, USA
Nov 25, 2022
Dec 25, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Contribute to the enhancement and maintenance of one or more Charles River IMS modules or components as a principal member of an agile scrum team. Provide engineering troubleshooting assistance to customer support teams and other development teams within Charles River.

  • Work under minimal supervision to analyze, design, develop, test, and debug small to medium software enhancements and solutions within Charles River's business and technical problem domains
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts and Product Managers to turn business requirements of moderate complexity into working and sustainable software
  • Participate in the design of product architecture within the team's scope of responsibility
  • Develop, test, debug, and implement software programs, applications and projects using Java, C#, SQL, JavaScript, or other related software engineering languages
  • Work with Support and SaaS teams to resolve Production Issues.
  • Provide thoughtful insight and suggestions in code reviews
  • Write unit and automation tests to ensure a high-quality product
  • Conduct manual tests to ensure a high-quality product
  • Contribute to written design and API documentation, and participate in customer documentation process
  • Actively participate in the agile software development process by adhering to the CRD scrum methodology including attending all daily standups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and retrospectives
Participate in cross-team group activities to complete assignments



B.S. degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics or other technical course of study required. MS degree strongly preferred.

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible professional software engineering experience preferably in a financial services product delivery setting
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in financial services developing solutions for Portfolio Management, Trading, Compliance, Post-Trade, IBOR or Wealth Management is strongly desired
  • Demonstrated experience with object-oriented programming, compiler or interpreter technologies, embedded systems, operating systems, relational databases (RDBMS), scripting and new/advanced programming languages
  • Experience in core and enterprise java (JDK 11), including collections API and concurrency
  • Experience in writing complex SQL queries (Oracle and SQL Server RDBMS)
  • Experience in building high performant applications.
  • Experience in Kafka, MQ Integration is required.
  • Experience in XML, XSL, XSD, XSLT, Kettle, ETL is required.
  • Experience in API Development, Webservices, GRPC, Microservices, Kubernetes, Azure Cloud Native Software Development is required.
  • Experience in Avro, ProtoBuf, Talend/Snowflake is desirable.
  • Experience in XML Messaging, FIX, SWIFT, Post Trade processing is a plus.
  • Able to contribute to design specs with some assistance from senior staff
  • Able to work on small to medium projects with little to no supervision and on more complex tasks with moderate oversight
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work well with peers in a collaborative team environment
  • A minimum of 3 years working with an Agile development methodology strongly desired
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