Lead Developer – Full Stack Java – JavaScript - Web Services - Investment Mgt. - Boston, MA Area – $$ Open

Position Title – WR171010032017

Lead Developer – Full Stack Java – JavaScript - Web Services - Investment Mgt. - Boston, MA Area – $$ Open

Outstanding Compensation Package – Base + Bonus + PS Relo. Possible for exceptional candidates – No Contractors/Consultants Please


Large, successful, and growing Boston based Investment Management Firm – Great Company – Lots of Upside – Outstanding Compensation Package – Bonus – Profit Sharing etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth possibilities.

Position Summary:

The Investor and Portfolio Services team is responsible for enabling the Investment teams. The team plays a critical role in the firm’s success by providing innovative solutions for highly complex and critical investment decision-making process.

Client is seeking a strong hands-on technical lead with excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

Hands-on focus, attention to detail, ability to innovate, ability to work in fast-paced settings, pride in workmanship, and a sense of ownership. Financial services experience is a plus, not a requirement.


• Lead a team of engineers and consultants to deliver solutions for improving the investment workflow.

• Interact with Systems Analysts and Investment professionals at all levels of the organization to proactively identify opportunities for new/improved systems to improve the investment process.

• Provide implementation of business process improvements involving (but not limited to) interactive data, investment process efficiency, and simplifying investor work flow.

Required Skills and Competencies:

• 7 years of experience as a software developer and application lead supporting complex application development life cycles

• Experience managing small teams including offshore members

• Strong understanding of JavaScript UI technologies and mobile including frameworks such as Angular, React, or Bootstrap

• Very strong command of Java technologies including a deep understanding of concurrent programming concepts and the java memory model.

• Solid high-level understanding of current technology landscape including the current players in UI, mobile, the cloud, databases, big data, caching, and security.

• Working knowledge of standard java frameworks and libraries including Spring, JAXB, Jersey, Jackson, Apache Commons, etc.

• Strong analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal are required.

• Working knowledge of SQL and SQL performance tuning. Direct experience with Oracle is a plus.

• Experience with Amazon Web Services is a strong plus

• Must be comfortable with test driven development, continuous integration, and agile development methodologies.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, engineering, sciences, or related field.

• Experience in Financial Industry is preferred

• Strong understanding of Equity, Fixed Income, and Derivative Instruments is desirable

Keys to this Position:

1) Client is seeking a Full Stack Java Developer. They would like both Java and JavaScript. They will consider strength in either technology.

2) Java stack: Core Java, multi-threading, Spring, Web Services

3) JavaScript: Angular, React or Bootstrap. You only need one of these.

4) Leadership skills are required. This individual will lead projects and consultants (mostly off shore). Architect Solution and Delivery skills are key.

5) Strong communication skills are required.

Contact Information – Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - GaryWright@WrightAssociates.org - WEB Site – www.wrightassociates.org

Founded in 1999, Wright Associates is an employee recruiting and search firm that provides comprehensive recruiting and search services to the high technology executive requiring professional expertise in the talent acquisition process.