Software Engineer, Director job vacancy

Fitch Ratings

Overview: Software Engineer, Director job vacancy in London recruiting now

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Employer: Fitch Ratings
Location: London, United Kingdom
Salary:
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Career Opportunities: Software Engineer, Director (43503)

Requisition ID 43503 – Posted 07/29/2022Fitch Ratings LondonFitch GroupPermanent – Job Posting Country (1) – Information TechnologyLondon

At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective. Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion. Fitch s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences. Fitch s ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support.

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide have helped fund a century of growth and enables you to make important credit judgments with confidence.

Engineering Manager/Director (London).

At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective. Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion. Fitch s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences. Fitch s ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support.

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.

The Fitch Group Internal Application Engineering team is seeking a strong Engineering Manager at Director level. This position will join a talented team leading the implementation of critical systems used across Fitch by the analytical and operation groups.

The ideal candidate:

Has technical experience implementing systems with complex requirements associated with Analytical tools, using C#.NET and Python.

Led and coached software engineers, including at junior or associate level.

Has experience implementing enterprise wide systems using Low code and BPM platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead one or more teams of software engineers working on enterprise-scale systems and applications. You ll split your time between unblocking your team, vetting their designs, and coaching them to realize their full potential.

Act as an SME for multiple business applications and software development stacks.

Partner with other Engineering, Data and Architecture teams on innovation.

Provide technical guidance to the engineering team in incorporating atomic design concepts, provide effective translation of requirements and business needs, and adopt domain driven design principles to implementations.

Contribute to the Software Engineering groups to establish tools, technologies, standards, and ways of working that expedite agile delivery.

Build and deliver on technology and product roadmap in partnership with product owners, and stakeholders; Skilfully prioritize tech-debt pay-down projects as well as strategic initiatives with a focus on cloud native approach, automation, and innovation.

Establish and outperform metrics on engineering quality, operational excellence and agility.

Required Skills and Experience:

10+ years experience with increasing responsibility designing, delivering, and maintaining large-scale, global systems and platforms using Python and C#.NET

5+ years of experience in building, managing, and growing high-performance software engineering teams.

Guiding architectural choices on appropriate use of polyglot persistence using SQL/NoSQL data stores (Mongo, Oracle, Postgres).

Demonstrated experience in applying streaming and event driven techniques.

Driving operational excellence and engineering best practices for full-stack software development.

Familiarity of Cloud Computing AWS or Azure (Compute, Storage, Database, Deployment and Application Services).

Strong understanding of software development lifecycles (SDLC) with a primary focus on agile methodologies.

Above knowledge and experience will have been gained in a commercial environment.

Experience in setting up with Deployment tools such as Bamboo, Ant or Maven.

Working knowledge of Appian or other low code and BPM platforms.

Familiarity with Docker-based containerization of web components.

Familiarity with Kubernetes / EKS-based container orchestration.

Experience in Financial Services industry.

Agile practitioner capabilities & experience working with or in Agile teams.

Person Specification

Strong academic background, educated to degree level, ideally in computer science or engineering.

Excellent interpersonal / relation building skill.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

Highly motivated to deliver results and meet deadline

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings Fitch Solutions Fitch Learning.

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

UNITED STATES ONLY: As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Fitch requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment on or after October 4, 2021 be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Fitch will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

 

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