Lead Software Engineer - Philadelphia

J Harlan Group, LLC - Philadelphia, PA

Lead Software Engineer

Philadelphia Global Asset Manager

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Lead Software Engineer at a Global Asset Manager based in Philadelphia.

An exciting opportunity for a Lead Investments Developer with strong analysis, design and development skills to join the team in Philadelphia. This hands-on strategic position provides the opportunity to deliver software solutions and will enable the right candidate to contribute significantly to the success of the business.

Critical Initiatives:

  • Transforming Client platforms from regional to global
  • Delivering new mobile capabilities to enable business agility and extend business reach
  • Empowering businesses to increase insights by standing up an enterprise business intelligence (BI) platform
  • Advance Data Governance to boost global business competitiveness
  • Maximize application agility and scalability by adopting both public and private cloud technologies
  • Developing continuous delivery capabilities by utilizing Dev Ops to optimize time to market.

     

    Principal Responsibilities:

    In this role, you will work collaboratively in a global team and participate in all aspects of the software life cycle as you design, develop and maintain critical software systems using Java and/or Microsoft stacks. You will also work directly with stakeholders to understand requirements, discuss solutions and manage scope as you focus on accountability for yourself and the team around scope, budget, dates and quality. Your ability to leverage best practices around testing, security and performance considering firm guidelines as you research, evaluate and present recommendations for innovative technologies and frameworks will be key to this role.

    The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • Proven track record of success with coaching, communicating with senior stakeholders, managing incidents and delivering projects on time
  • 5+ years development experience in a Java (Java 8, Spring, Boot, IntelliJ) or Microsoft (C#, ASP.NET, IIS, Visual Studio) environment.
  • Strong understanding of data and data integration concepts (SQL, data governance, reporting) coupled with proven problem-solving skills and the ability to independently debug and diagnose problems will allow you to succeed in this role.

An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the products they build and deliver. An individual with a passion for technology, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class software.

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 strive 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: Tuesday, September 1, 2020



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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