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Senior Developer I

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

Software Engineering
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Business Unit:

Global Information Technology

Reporting To:

Associate Director, Application Development

Shift:

India (10:00 am - 7:00 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.


Job Description:

In this role you will be joining an Australian-based team responsible for the delivery of an external-facing Web and Mobile App software solution used by thousands of Russell investment clients. 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 helping translate high level business requirements into technical specs, 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.

Years of Experience

  • 5+ years of React and React Native Software Development experience required.
  • 5+ years of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and REST API experience required.
  • 2+ years experience with Git version control preferred.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field, or equivalent experience.
  • Full stack development experience including UI, web, middle-tier, and REST APIs required.
  • Experience collaborating with multiple teams, including business unit teams, to deliver solutions through all phases of the SDLC 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.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interface with all domains and seniority levels in the organization.
  • Full time hours required, with additional hours as necessary.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and build trusted relationships with others.
  • Ability to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to ensure the (external or internal) client’s perspective is a driving force behind decisions and actions.
  • Ability to be a collaborative team player with the ability to interact well with all levels of internal and external personnel and adapt to rapidly changing requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver maintainable, testable, and reusable production quality code in a corporate financial environment using Agile development practices
  • Use technical expertise combined with business acumen to envision and implement solutions to strategic business challenges, thereby using technology to differentiate Russell Investments in the market.
  • Optimize application performance and stability by anticipating, investigating, and resolving problems ahead of time
  • 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

Core Values

  • 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.

Visit us: https://russellinvestments.com/us/careers