Senior Software Engineer Senior Software Engineer …

T. Rowe Price International
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Oct 20
Competitive
T. Rowe Price International
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Oct 20
Competitive
Senior Software Engineer
A career at T. Rowe Price says you want to contribute and make a difference at a leading global investment management firm where success results from the dedication our associates have in building success for our clients. We are a growing organization of associates from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We take a long-term view on associates and their careers. Our associates do phenomenal work with purpose, and as a result, we provide growth opportunities through in-person and online training, management development programs, and career development on the job. If you are seeking a meaningful work experience along with a workplace culture that thrives on teamwork, we invite you to explore the opportunity to join us.

OVERVIEW

The Global Intermediary Management Services (GIMS) Digital Web team is responsible for the strategic planning, construction, enhancement and maintenance of the firm's digital web presence targeting the global and US professional investment community.
The incumbent 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, and codes, tests, debugs and implements software solutions.

JOB LEVEL DESCRIPTION
  • Requires in-depth knowledge and expertise in their own job discipline and working knowledge of related disciplines
  • Leads projects or work streams within broader projects
  • 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

ROLE SUMMARY AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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
  • Capable of leading a small team of developers for a specific project
  • Comfortable working across the full application stack, with a particular emphasis on front-end design and development within the context of a fully integrated web content management system.

BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE
  • 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

ANALYTICAL SKILLS
  • 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

  • TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Deep knowledge and experience of front end web technologies and frameworks such as JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular, HTML5, CSS.
  • Strong experience with middleware & micro service development using technologies such as Java, Spring Framework, Docker, JPA, SQL.
  • Experience with architectural design and development of containerized and serverless applications running in the AWS cloud, using such AWS components as EC2, ECS, Lambda, CloudFront, SNS, SQS, Aurora, DynamoDB
  • History of building fully test automated applications using testing tools and frameworks such as Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, WireMock, LocalStack, Jasmine, Karma, Protractor, Selenium.
  • Experience integrating Web Content Management platforms. Knowledge of Adobe Marketing Cloud and Adobe Experience Manager is a plus.
  • Comfortable with use of modern code management and CI/CD tools such as Git, GitLab, GitLab-CI, Jenkins, Artifactory.
  • History of adopting and evangelizing software development best practices including code and design reviews, unit testing, documentation, code quality scanning, test coverage monitoring.
  • Proponent of agile methodology; takes leading role in sprint ceremonies, works with product owners to define scope of work, monitors and assists less experienced developers.
  • Adopts Secure-SDLC mentality, building in secure coding practices, OWASP security standards, and automated static and dynamic security scanning throughout the development cycle.
  • Stays current with many best-of-breed technologies
  • Programs proficiently in several languages and is comfortable switching between them
  • Shows a commitment to quality by implementing suitable software using unit/integration and
  • acceptance testing at the time of feature development
  • Develops data models or schemas from scratch and knows of key concepts such as ACID,
  • Normalization, and Transactions
  • Debugs large components with limited assistance and assists other engineers with debugging
  • 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
    LEADERSHIP

  • Offers and holds and opinion on how things should be done, but is willing to change
  • Is principled in decision making and thought leadership
  • Raises and addresses issues proactively
  • Critiques own work; can analyze and justify trade-offs
  • Helps others with problems by showing how to work through them, not just giving the answer
    COMMUNICATIONS AND INFLUENCE
  • Provides a clear and concise explanation of technical concepts, designs, or implementations to a
  • technical audience
  • Uses a variety of communication mediums and models to convey information (i.e. written, drawings,
  • verbal)
  • Drives consensus with senior engineers and knows how and when to compromise, without
  • undermining the core principles of a given design or implementation
  • Solicits and responds to feedback effectively from all team members
    PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
  • 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.
  • Capable of leading a small team on for a specific project or task
    DIVERSITY
  • Leverages diverse teams
  • Solicits diverse perspectives and input from others to deal with emerging issues or identify effective approaches for completing work


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, color, 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 federal, state, or local law.
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