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Senior Engineer - Full Stack and AWS technologies

Malvern, PA

Solve impactful and complex technical problems facing our business in Manage/Invest. Help lead the technology modernization effort that is currently underway, by designing and building front-end applications using the latest JavaScript frameworks and serverless UI architectures.


Are you ready to join a team building world class technology solutions for Manage Invest? Do you get excited about applying the latest tech stack (e.g. Ngrx, AWS Lambda, ECS, NestJS, DynamoDB) to rewrite our client's tax experience in the cloud?

As a Senior Full Stack Application Engineer, you will solve impactful and complex technical problems which directly impact our client's tax experience. You will help lead a multi-year modernization effort that is currently underway.

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You will make an impact doing the following:
  • Designing and building cloud-native front-end applications using the latest languages and server-less UI architectures as part of a large-scale modernization initiative
  • Becoming a strong technical leader and teammate through collaboration within cross-functional, agile teams; mentoring teammates with less experience, and challenging the team towards innovative and high-quality technology solutions that meet our business partners' needs
Ideal Skillset:
  • Current technology stack includes: Angular, React, Lambda, Java, AWS, Java/Spring, DynamoDB
  • Excellent experience in JavaScript frameworks and tools such as React, Angular, NodeJS, NestJS, Cypress, Jasmine, TypeScript
  • Experience with AWS services/technologies like APIGateway, Lambda, S3, DynamoDB, RDS, IAM, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, ECS
  • Experience with TDD/BDD and automated testing tools and frameworks such as Cucumber, Cypress, Jasmine, and Postman
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline tools like GitHub, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Artifactory, Maven, and Jira
  • Skilled in communicating technical information with both technical and non-technical peers
  • Understanding of security principles (OKTA) and architecture for server-less UI applications in the Cloud
  • Interpersonal skills collaborating within and across teams, and able to build strong relationships
  • Passion for learning new technologies and building business acumen
  • Agile & DevOps best practices for continuous delivery and development
  • Comfortable working through uncertainty and ambiguity with persistence to deliver outcomes that meet business needs with quality technology solutions
Additional Skills that will also make an impact:
  • State management concepts such as Ngrx or React framework
  • Exposure to SRE principles and tooling for observability, alerting, resiliency
Special Factors


Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we're changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn't just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose - and that's how we've become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let's make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: "Do the right thing."

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard's core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

How We Work

Vanguard has implemented a hybrid working model for the majority of our crew members, designed to capture the benefits of enhanced flexibility while enabling in-person learning, collaboration, and connection. We believe our mission-driven and highly collaborative culture is a critical enabler to support long-term client outcomes and enrich the employee experience.

Client-provided location(s): Malvern, PA 19355, USA
Job ID: Vanguard-159042
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
    • Pet Insurance
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • On-Site Cafeteria
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • 401(K)
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Internship Program
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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