Lead Java Developer

Software development, Mathematics, AngularJS, Production, Data QA, Evaluation, Leadership, PL/SQL, Software, Communication skills, Distributed computing, Java, J2EE, Computer science, IT management, Architecture, Thought leadership, Business process, Modeling, Amazon Web Services, Cash flow, Risk management, Test methods, Cloud, Implementation, FOCUS, Asset management, Production support, Web services, Physics, Regression testing, Node.js, Decision-making, Quantitative analyst, GRID, RDBMS, Python, JavaScript, Database, Software engineering, UI, Finance, Problem solving, Messaging, Software deployment, Capital market, React.js, Statistics, SQL, JDBC, Security, Research, Analytics, Portfolio management
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Lead Java Developer

Keys to this Position:

  • Technical Stack: The candidate should have strong hands-on skills with core Java, SQL and relational database management systems
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated thought leadership
  • Ability to work both independently and as apart of a larger team
  • Experience in the financial industry and ideally some knowledge of analytics and risk concepts and applications
  • Python, JavaScript, NodeJS and AWS are a plus, not required. The candidate will get to learn these technologies


  • At least 7 years of hands-on software development experience.
  • Experience with, and demonstrated understanding of modern software development and testing methodologies
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Practical experience with development in asset management or global capital markets environments
  • Understanding of security analytics and risk management applications and/or concepts
  • Demonstrated experience developing J2EE solutions using Java, JDBC, Web Services, Messaging, and related technologies
  • Working knowledge of SQL and database technologies
  • Delivery focus and willingness to work in a fast-paced, mission-critical production environment
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Bachelor s degree in computer science, math, physics, statistics or other related field. Advanced degree will be a big plus

In addition, the following qualifications would be a plus:

  • Quantitative skills
  • Understanding of relevant mathematical concepts
  • Prior experience using distributed computing, grid or cloud technologies, particularly Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with any of the following technologies:
  • Web UI application development using React, Angular, or other JavaScript frameworks
  • PL/SQL
  • Python


  • The Mosaic Risk & Analytics Team is responsible for providing advanced quantitative tools such as analytic calculators, risk models, cash flow engines, liquidity evaluation frameworks, technical pattern modeling, and asset allocation strategies to Wellington s portfolio management and research teams. Members of the team play critical roles in firm s success by providing proprietary technology solutions, which enable complex investment decision-making.
  • This lead role will use the software engineering skills to drive development of firm s next generation of quantitative tools.


  • Participate in full-cycle software development including development, regression testing, deployment, and production support.
  • Work directly with investors, quants, and risk managers to create quantitative solutions.
  • Provide technical leadership to a development team with responsibility for architecture, design and implementation.
  • Partner closely with investment and research teams to understand business needs and to create effective technical solutions.
  • Lead implementation of business process improvements involving (but not limited to)investment process efficiency, data quality improvements and simplifying investor work flow.

Dice Id : compexpr
Position Id : 2108
Originally Posted : 1 year ago
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