Senior Software Engineer (Philadelphia) - Global Asset Manager

J Harlan Group, LLC - Philadelphia, PA

Senior Software Engineer

Global Asset Manager - Philadelphia

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Senior Software Engineer for a Global Asset Management firm in Philadelphia.

A great opportunity if you are a strong Python – Object Oriented technologist with a desire to work within the investment environment for a global asset manager and enjoy seeing, firsthand, how their efforts contribute to the business

Bring your strong software engineering and cloud skills to their team and work with modern technology deploying microservices to the cloud. Work directly with their business and learn about the financial services industry as you deliver technology solutions for our global asset management business.

Principal Responsibilities:

As a Software Developer, you will deliver software solutions which empower their people and clients to innovate and invest for a better future. Collaborating with colleagues across the globe, you’ll work with a variety of modern technologies all built on their cloud-based infrastructure.

  • Participate in the software development process from start to finish and see the impact of your solutions as they bring opportunities to life.
  • Be involved from understanding the opportunity and the business case, through to prototyping requirements and delivering the final solution.
  • Design, make technology decisions, ensure security by design, code, document, test performance, and provide support. There is no aspect that you won’t be involved with.
  • Contribute to our modern and collaborative engineering team using CI/CD, BDD, code quality and monitoring.
  • Build data & control pipelines across a variety of technologies (Python, JavaScript and AWS) using event-driven messaging and APIs.
  • Research, evaluate and present recommendations for innovative technologies and frameworks.
  • Directly partner with these business stakeholders, understand their objectives/needs and deliver strategic solutions that enable them to focus on portfolio performance and deliver superior results.

    The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • Proven engineering skills with the ability to work in Python using AWS to build data pipelines and microservices.
  • Working knowledge of relational database with SQL and/or non-relation database
  • Understanding of Design Patterns, Testing methodologies and overall SDLC.
  • Comfortable proposing designs, gather feedback from others, build solutions with reusability in mind and documenting / explaining how the solution works.
  • Comprehension of security, including authentication and authorization.
  • Familiarity with Linux, Shell Scripting, load balancing and basic networking.
  • Building solutions considering user experience, automation, security, performance, resilience, cost, scale, and reusability

It would be additionally helpful if you have any of the following skills or experience:

  • Airflow, containers / Kubernetes, GitOps / ArgoCD and Vault.
  • Data Lake, Data Warehouse

Familiarity with modern software development and design concepts across multiple languages, as well as a passion for technology innovation will allow you to harness emerging technology trends to deliver solutions to their business in an efficient and agile manner.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial.

Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

About the Client:

Our client is the global investment management arm of a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services operating in more than 70 locations in more than 27 countries. They manage more than $263 billion across 24 independent global investment teams. Their global network of specialist asset management teams strives to deliver superior, sustainable risk-adjusted returns by employing their extensive experience, strong investment convictions, and commitment to in- depth research.

They offer investment management capabilities across a number of asset classes including fixed income, currencies, equities, infrastructure securities, hedge funds, and multi-asset allocation solutions. With their strong asset management expertise and strong investment convictions they are dedicated to providing their clients with investment excellence.

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients.



Posted On: Monday, January 16, 2023



Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: jgoldberg@jharlan.com – 212-792-0099 – www.jharlan.com 

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