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State Street Global Advisors - Senior Technology Lead, Portfolio Analytics

Boston, MA

Job Description

Who we are looking for.

State Street Global Advisors is looking for a Senior Technology Lead with 10+ years' experience to join our Portfolio Analytics Technology Solutions team. The candidate will play a key role in designing and optimizing software applications support ESG data and reporting across enterprise-wide business functions, providing innovative solutions and co-ordinate work effort with other teams. The candidate will work closely with application development, database architecture and Infrastructure teams. The position is in Boston, MA. Due to the role requirements his job needs to be performed primarily in the office with some flex opportunities available.

Why this role is important to us.

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The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Advisors, one of the largest asset managers in the world. We partner with many of the world's largest, most sophisticated investors and financial intermediaries to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven investment process. With over four decades of experience and trillions of dollars in assets under management, we offer one of the broadest selections of services across asset classes, risk profiles, regions, and styles. As pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. Join us if making your mark in the asset management industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

  • Design, develop and maintain applications leveraging Python, PySpark, and SQL leveraging cloud native architecture principles and technologies.
  • Lead the design and development of scalable and robust software application architecture, ensuring alignment with business goals and industry best practices on AWS Cloud architecture.
  • Participate in scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, unit testing, and production deployment.
  • Manage and guide application developers across different geographies in achieving technical implementation milestones.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define technical requirements and ensure successful project execution.
  • Provide technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of issues, including the determination and provision of workaround solution or escalation.
  • Document and interact with business and technology stake holders/team members, as necessary.
  • Ensure all technical solutions exhibit higher level of efficiency, performance, security, scalability, and reliability.
  • Stay current with emerging technologies and industry trends, providing recommendations for adopting new tools and technologies to improve our technology stack.
  • Develop oneself into a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Technical and Functional domain areas.

What we value

  • Demonstrated experience building data pipelines with Python, Databricks, and AWS.
  • Application development experience in financial services with hands on designing, developing, and deploying complex applications. Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements in a technical design and through to implementation.
  • Strong leadership skill, analytical problem-solving skills, quick to learn and adapt.
  • Self-motivated, creative problem solver, organized, collaborative with excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle for Iterative, Agile, and traditional approaches.
  • Experience working with global development teams across different geographies and time zones.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of experience required.
  • Relevant certifications i.e., AWS Certified Solutions Architect is preferred.

Additional requirements

  • Experience in Financial Services, Asset Management functions highly preferred

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we do not necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street Global Advisors

What We Do. As the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, State Street Global Advisors has served the world's governments, institutions, and financial advisors for over four decades. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis, and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become one of the world's largest asset managers with trillions of dollars under our care.

Our Mission. At State Street Global Advisors our mission is to invest responsibly to enable economic prosperity and social progress. We are driven by a desire to help our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve a better future. We have a long history of developing innovative investment strategies to provide our clients with reliable and transparent returns, cost-effectively, and without excessive risk.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance, and savings plans, among other perks. You will have access to Flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Company: State Street Global Advisors

Salary Range:
$110,000 - $185,000 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.

Client-provided location(s): Boston, MA, USA; Stamford, CT, USA
Job ID: StateStreet-R-745954
Employment Type: Full Time