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Senior Software Data Platform Engineer - 12 M FTC

M&G plc.
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At M&G our purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly. As a business, we are continuing to take steps towards a sustainable future, delivering better long-term solutions for our customers and clients and identifying new opportunities to make a positive impact for our environment and communities . To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values of care and integrity and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.
The Role:

The Investment Data Platform is a key part of M&G data capability. The team continues to develop the platform to meet the growing demands of M&G Investment teams, Clients and the Regulators. This dynamic team combines data expertise, Analysis and Engineering. The team develops capabilities across the Investment Management process and looks to enable insights and analytics to be created including Sustainability, Public and Privates assets and more broadly into Research and Regulatory capability. We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer with the right blend of engineering skills, data processing, and asset management domain knowledge. You will be involved in the design and development of a cloud native Investment Data platform with a team using agile development methodologies. Your key priorities will be to progress a market leading Investment Data Platform to meet increased demands across the investment teams, clients and regulators.

Key Accountabilities - you will be accountable for:
  • Contributing to the delivery of software that provides data sets to meet sustainability requirements across the Investment teams, clients & regulators that is designed, implemented and tested to the team's standards as per the SDLC.
  • Providing a quality service and product to customers and stakeholders, using skills built through significant practical experience or training.
  • Offering peer review and challenge within the team, to ensure we deliver the best solution every time.

Key Responsibilities and Working Environment - you will be:
  • Part of a team with a strong sense of product ownership and commitment to build scalable / extensible / robust software that provides re-usable data capabilities.
  • Working within established frameworks and procedures, with the freedom to interpret them to solve a range of problems.
  • Delivering outcomes that are clearly defined, using discretion over how to achieve them.
  • Making suggestions for improvements to the work of the team, based on previous experience and knowledge of similar situations.
  • Developing complete solutions to the end customer by participating in a cross functional team comprising of requirements gathering, data modelling, data integration, software engineering, testing and release oversight.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders across the business and other teams across Investments Transformation and Technology.

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience - you will have:
  • • Strong software engineering skills with expertise in some of the following programming languages: C#, SQL, Python, PowerShell, Java, JavaScript.
  • • Experience of contributing to the delivery of software in a team that uses Azure PAAS technologies, security and delivery via Azure DevOps.
  • • Proactivity and be a self-starter who can manage their own workload and can juggle multiple initiatives at the same time.
  • • Data exploration and analytical skills, that enable you to solve new problems and understand existing software through investigation.
  • • Some exposure to financial markets & asset management processes.

Recruiter: Beth Eckersley
Location: London
Closing Date: 26/03/24

We have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture at M&G plc, underpinned by our policies and our employee-led networks who provide networking opportunities, advice and support for the diverse communities our colleagues represent. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality or disability we are looking to attract, promote and retain exceptional people. We also welcome those who take part in military service and those returning from career breaks.

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