Full Stack Developer - Schroders Investment Management - Return to Work Program

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Category
Engineering
Type
Return-to-Work Program

Overview

reacHIRE is proud to partner with Schroders Investment Management, North America (SIMNA) for a 1 year paid return-to-work program starting in July 2022 designed for Full Stack Developers who are returning to the workforce after a 1.5+ year career break. 

 

Please note candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. It is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. We provide a one-week intensive onboarding specially designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of their career.

 

Summary

Software Engineers are core members of the Capability aligned agile delivery team, responsible for contributing to all aspects of the analysis, design, development, building and testing of solutions within a sprint cadence. They are also responsible for managing their own work, estimating its complexity and size, determining technical design (within architectural guidelines) and contributing to the continuous improvement of their agile team. The team members rely heavily on collaboration and communication and place great emphasis on Agile Values and Principles.

This role is a member of the regional Asset Management Technology delivery team. The candidate will develop global and regional platforms in conjunction with local business stakeholders as well as the global technology capability teams, covering investment, distribution and product. The ideal candidate will have development experience in a wide variety of applications, including web, database, and reporting platforms. In addition the  candidate must have experience simultaneously supporting business as usual and feature development for multiple products. 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading the complete development lifecycle through analysis, development and testing.
  • Accountable for ensuring user stories are delivered to the 'working system' definition of done within agreed sprint
  • Accountable for ensuring committed development team deliverables are met
  • Contributing to agile planning, including sizing and parsing Epics and Features into Stories.
  • Collaboration with business stakeholders and agile analysts to effectively deliver features and user stories into working software that is fit for purpose
  • Working with colleagues from other agile teams and shared service teams to both communicate and accept dependencies
  • Responsible for writing unit tests, build and deployment scripts to support Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery platforms
  • Participate enthusiastically and effectively in Schroders Agile ceremonies
  • Ensuring continued improvement through conducting regular retrospective reviews

Qualifications

  • Experience with all or at least some of the following technology stack/tools: C# / .Net, SQL, Angular/React, Cloud (Azure/AWS), T-SQL development (SQL Server) and data migration/transformation services, Git, Octopus 
  • Demonstrable interest in good software design principles and patterns, such as: Dependency Injection, SOLID, and designing code for readability, scalability, and maintainability
  • Understanding and experience applying Agile principles
  • Knowledge and experience of development tools, frameworks and programming languages, specifically required for delivery
  • Knowledge and experience of contributing to the development of technology solutions, both in house developed bespoke applications and commercially available off the shelf solutions
  • Application testing experience: TDD, unit testing, mocks
  • Experience in the finance industry, e.g. Investment Management
  • Good DevOps experience including: continuous integration (CI) and automated deployment; good scripting skills are a bonus
  • Capable of remaining positive when under pressure 
  • Able to prioritize work and limit work in progress in order to achieve optimal flow; must be able to manage stakeholder expectations and commitments
  • Friendly, approachable and collaborative team player who enjoys working with people from across the firm
  • Continuous improvement mind-set, challenges the status quo and seeks self-improvement
  • The ability to apply the principles of analytical and logical thinking to define problems, interpret data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Committed to increasing their skills and experience.
  • Supporting other team members to improve their software development skills
  • Experience of working with global colleagues and stakeholders and sensitivity to cultural differences, time zones etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

About reacHIRE

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selects under-the-radar, top talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their career. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360 degree support along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way!

 Our Returnship Program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, innovative thinking and self-expression is what makes us great. We hire exceptional talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us, our programs, and the forward-thinking companies we partner with stronger, better and more innovative.  Be you and reach higher.

 

Please note:

  • reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process. For assistance with your application please contact: Sarah White at swhite@reachire.com.
  • reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our return-to-work programs

 

About Schroders Investment Management, North America (SIMNA):

We’re a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfill their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

 

We have around 5,000 people on six continents, with 350 people based in New York. And we’ve been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn’t change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

 

The base

We are based at 7 Bryant Park in the heart of NYC. And we have everything we need to work flexibly. We operate a hybrid working model, with a requirement that our returners be in the office 3 days per week. This is to sustain our culture of innovation, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and building relationships with the business.

 

ADA

Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  

EEO/Affirmative Action

Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, intellectual disability, mental disability or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness, or protected veteran status.

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