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Application Developer

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

Software Engineering
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

Business Unit:

Global Information Technology

Reporting To:

Director, Application Development


EMEA/UK (Mar-Nov 1:30 pm – 10:30 pm IST / Nov-Mar 2:30 pm – 11:30 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.

Job Description:

Russell’s Technology Application Dev team is looking for an exceptional Application developer to deliver highly scalable services and world-class product experiences. You will have opportunities to work on multiple layers of the technology stack, ranging from customer-focused user experience, greenfield middle-tier services, and intelligent data solutions. You will collaborate with team members and other development teams at Russell to build full stack applications and services that wow users. You excel in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, agile software development environment. You will learn and incorporate Russell IT standards, tooling, and practices while working to improve Russell’s software code quality, performance, and delivery.

Years of Experience

  • 5 – 15 years of Software Development experience required


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related engineering field required. Advanced degree preferred.

Special Requirements

  • Good to have prior experience of working in Finance domain (Investment bank, Asset Management firm, Hedge Fund).

Required Skills

  • C#
  • Web development - Web APIs, ASP.NET MVC, SQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript,

Good to have Skills.

  • Angular
  • React
  • SSIS


  • Software Development:
    • Write high-quality, maintainable code that adheres to coding standards and best practices.
    • Develop and maintain software applications, features, and components.
    • Debug and fix software defects, performance issues, and other technical problems.
    • Design and implement software solutions that meet project requirements.
  • Architecture and Design:
    • Participate in the architectural and system design of software projects.
    • Provide technical leadership and guidance in designing scalable and efficient software solutions.
    • Review and contribute to the design decisions made by the development team.
  • Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as product managers, designers, and quality assurance, to ensure software solutions meet business and user requirements.
    • Communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders, both in written and verbal form.
  • Problem Solving:
    • Analyse complex technical problems and propose effective solutions.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve issues that may arise during the development and deployment phases.
  • Technology Evaluation:
    • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies.
    • Evaluate new tools, libraries, and frameworks to determine their suitability for the project.
  • Code Quality and Documentation:
    • Maintain and improve the overall codebase and ensure code is well-documented.
    • Implement and enforce coding standards, code reviews, and best practices.
  • Testing and Quality Assurance:
    • Write and maintain unit tests and automated test suites to ensure software quality.
    • Collaborate with QA engineers to ensure thorough testing of the software.
  • Project Management:
    • Estimate project timelines and contribute to project planning.
    • Track and report on progress, identify risks, and propose mitigation strategies.
  • Continuous Learning:
    • Keep abreast of industry trends and advancements, and continually improve your technical skills.
  • Security and Compliance:
    • Ensure that the software adheres to security best practices and complies with relevant regulations or standards.
  • Performance Optimization:
    • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks in software applications.

Candidate Requirements

  • Full stack developer working on .net web development stack.
  • Experience collaborating with multiple teams, including business unit teams, to deliver solutions through all aspects of the SDLC required
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery required
  • Experience with Git version control preferred
  • High proficiency with full stack development skills including UI, web, middle-tier, and database required
  • Act as a primary contact for users to address development questions and concerns
  • 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

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.