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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

  • Selenium
  • C# / Java


  • Test Planning:
    • Contribute to the development of test plans and strategies that align with project requirements and business objectives.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Test Automation:
    • Design, develop, and maintain automated test scripts that cover various aspects of software functionality, including unit tests, integration tests, and end-to-end tests.
    • Implement and maintain test automation frameworks that enable efficient and effective automated testing.
  • Integration with CI/CD:
    • Integrate automated test suites into the continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline to ensure that tests are executed regularly and consistently.
    • Monitor and manage automated test execution within the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Defect Identification and Reporting:
    • Execute automated tests to identify defects, inconsistencies, and areas for improvement in software applications.
    • Document and communicate identified issues to development teams with clear steps to reproduce.
  • Collaboration with Development Teams:
    • Work closely with developers to understand the architecture, design, and implementation details of software features.
    • Participate in code reviews to ensure that code changes meet quality standards and are testable.
  • Test Case Design:
    • Create and maintain comprehensive test cases that cover both positive and negative scenarios.
    • Review and provide feedback on test cases created by other team members.
  • Performance and Load Testing:
    • Design and implement performance and load tests to ensure that the software can handle expected levels of usage.
    • Analyze performance test results and collaborate with development teams to address any performance-related issues.
  • Non-Functional Testing:
    • Conduct non-functional testing, including security testing, usability testing, and compatibility testing.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address non-functional requirements.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Actively seek opportunities to improve testing processes and methodologies.
    • Stay informed about industry best practices, emerging technologies, and tools related to test automation.
  • Training and Knowledge Sharing:
    • Provide training and guidance to other team members on test automation best practices.
    • Share knowledge about testing tools, techniques, and trends within the organization.
  • Documentation:
    • Maintain documentation related to test plans, test cases, and automated test scripts.
    • Document testing processes and procedures for reference and knowledge sharing.
  • Adherence to Standards:
    • Ensure adherence to coding standards, testing best practices, and quality assurance policies.

Candidate Requirements

  • Proven experience in software development, test automation, or quality assurance.
  • Strong programming skills, preferably in languages such as Java, Python, or C#.
  • Experience with test automation frameworks and tools (e.g., Selenium, JUnit, TestNG, Cucumber).
  • Knowledge of asset management concepts and financial industry practices is a plus.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines and version control systems (e.g., Git).

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.