Senior Developer II
Business Unit:Global Information Technology
Reporting To:Director, CRM Technology
Shift:EMEA/UK (1:30 pm - 10:30 pm IST) (India)
About Russell Investments, Mumbai:
Russell Investments is a leading outsourced financial partner and global investment solutions firm providing a wide range of investment capabilities to institutional investors, financial intermediaries, and individual investors around the world. Building on an 87-year legacy of continuous innovation to deliver exceptional value to clients, Russell Investments works every day to improve the financial security of its clients. The firm is the world’s sixth-largest investment adviser, with $1 trillion in assets under advisement (as of June 30, 2022) and $288.3 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2023) for clients in 30 countries. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington in the United States, Russell Investments has offices around the world, including London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai – and has opened a new office in Mumbai, India in June 2023.
Joining the new Mumbai office is an incredible opportunity to work closely with global stakeholders to support the technology and infrastructure that drives the investment and trading processes of a globally recognized asset management firm. Be one of the first to join this new team based out of Goregaon (East) in Mumbai and be a part of creating the foundation and culture for the firm’s growing operations in India. The Mumbai office operates 5-days a week from Monday to Friday with varying shifts to accommodate time zones around the world.
For more information, please visit https://www.russellinvestments.com.
This role is responsible for the delivery of custom software solutions used by internal clients and IT team members. The ideal candidate excels in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, agile software development environment. They will work both collaboratively and independently throughout all phases of the software development lifecycle including requirements gathering, development, testing, and deployment. They will learn and incorporate Russell IT standards, tooling, and practices and will be driven to continuously improve Russell’s software quality. On the sales team they will be responsible for the ingestion of financial data and the staging and ETL process that publishes data for reporting. Additionally, they will work with the BI team to provide data for PowerBI reports, plus with the Finance and Sales teams on our compensation process.
Years of Experience
- 7+ years of Software Development experience required.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related engineering field required. Advanced degree preferred. Experience collaborating with multiple teams, including business unit teams, to deliver solutions through all phases of the SDLC required.
Full stack development experience including UI, web, middle-tier, and database required.
SQL database schema design and development experience required.
Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies required.
Proven ability to stay current with emerging technologies as well as with new applications of existing technologies through work experience, academics, or self-study required.
Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery required.
Financial services experience strongly preferred.
Senior Technical Leader working with team member to build future-proof and scalable systems for a growing global company.
Design and deliver maintainable, testable and reusable production quality code in a corporate financial environment using Agile development practices.
Design and develop technology solutions by combining technical skills with a solid understanding of business requirements and goals.
Work directly with business units to implement features in existing software as well as to build new prototypes and software solutions.
Optimize application performance and stability by anticipating, investigating, and resolving problems ahead of time.
Programming well-designed, object-oriented software by following the best practices and standards.
Take responsibility for the analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation of complex technical systems.
Consistently find and deliver new ways to develop and improve processes and technologies.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Perform all responsibilities in accordance with Russell Investments Core Competencies.
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and collaboration skills with all levels of management
Strong organizational skills including the ability to adapt to shifting priorities and meet frequent deadlines,
Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong judgment and decision-making capability.
Highly resourceful and collaborative team-player, with the ability to also be independently effective and exude initiative and a sense of urgency.
Exemplifies our customer-focused, action-oriented, results-driven culture.
Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, has a desire for continuous learning, and proposes solutions.
Ability to act with discretion and maintain complete confidentiality.
Dedicated to the firm’s values of non-negotiable integrity, valuing our people, exceeding client expectations, and embracing intellectual curiosity and rigor.