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Team Lead - Engineering at State Street in Burlington, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 17 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking a Team Lead.  A professional who wants to be part of a growing organization and having a significant impact on the business.  This is a highly visible position in the company.  Seeking someone who can take the initiative and be truly accountable.  Candidate will work very closely with regional leaders and functional leaders.  This position is located in Burlington, MA.

Why this role is important to us:

The team you will be joining is a part of Charles River Development (or CRD), that became a part of State Street in 2018.  CRD helps create enterprise investment management software solutions for large institutions in the areas of institutional investment, wealth management, and hedge funds.  Together we have created the first open front-to-back platform - State Street Alpha, that was launched in 2019.  Join us if delivering next generation infrastructure, using emerging technologies like AI and Blockchain sounds like a challenge you are up for.

Team Lead - Engineering - Charles River Development

Charles River Development, a State Street Company, helps enable sound and efficient investing across all asset classes. Investment firms in more than 40 countries use Charles River IMS to manage more than US$25 Trillion in assets in the institutional investment, wealth management and hedge fund industries. Our Software as a Service-based solution (SaaS) is designed to automate and simplify investment management on a single platform – from portfolio management and risk analytics through trading and post-trade settlement, with integrated compliance and managed data throughout. Headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, we support clients globally with more than 750 employees in 11 regional offices. CRD is currently expanding the capabilities of our products in several new areas. 

This role will guide the development of the Central Workbench and Model Management suite, key products in the Charles River Wealth Management solution.  As a command center dashboard, Central Workbench lets Wealth Managers efficiently scale their business by managing hundreds of thousands of accounts with advanced rebalancing, model management, and dataset drill-down capability.  The Model Management suite provides clients with model creating, editing, and administration tools.  You'll be delivering software performance and scalability that drives the next generation of Wealth Management services in the industry.


  • Direct Management of a team of 5-10 software development and QA engineers in an Agile Scrum team environment.

  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Product Managers and UI/UX Designers to turn complex business requirements into working and sustainable software. 

  • Work closely with the Product Owner and others on requirements analysis, planning, project management, and scheduling.

  • Develop, test and debug full stack software applications in Java, C#, SQL and Angular.

  • Maintain and enhance code quality practice through unit testing, code reviews, and code security guidelines.

  • Provide expert level troubleshooting on large, mission critical client implementations.

  • Assist in attracting top-level technical resources.

  • Provide mentoring to technical staff of all levels.

  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced, Agile team environment.


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent field

  • 10+ years of commercial software development, proficient in developing multi-tier solutions

  • 5+ years of professional C# development building front-end applications

  • 5+ years of professional Java experience building back-end services and APIs

  • 5+ years SQL development experience in Oracle and/or SQL Server with specific focus on query optimization

  • 2+ years of experience in Angular and/or other Web application frameworks, preferably in a capacity to migrate thick client Windows applications to web

  • 3+ years of experience leading a team of developers and quality engineers

  • Demonstrated ability to provide vision and direction to engineering teams.

  • Strong ability to debug multi-tier, highly multi-threaded, transactional code.

  • Architect level experience in GUI design and Object Oriented server-side development

  • Experience developing software for the financial markets a very strong plus.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, ability to gather and understand requirements in the financial sector.

About State Street:

What we do: State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world.  From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry.  For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people.  We provide investment servicing, data and analytics, investment research and trading, and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow: We make all efforts to create a great work environment.  Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive.  Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks.  You'll 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 truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experience and perspective 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 the 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 program 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.  Discover more at