Senior Cloud Back-End Engineer
Charlotte, NC
3d ago

Build the products that are changing an industry

At Vanguard, we never stop working to make investing simpler and more successful for our clients. By promoting new ways of building software, you’ll optimize products and keep our client experience improving at pace.

Your work as a Senior Back-End Engineer will not only give you true ownership of your products as you capitalize on a Lean Agile approach.

It will impact the way the world invests. Are you ready to make it count?

In this role you will

  • We will look for you to make the most of your senior-level expertise in Java development by managing a team charged with developing solutions that integrate with existing IT systems.
  • We will lean on you to increase our understanding of how we can use data to help clients by building effective ways to monitor product health, business metrics and consumer's usage patterns.
  • We require you to keep projects on track by communicating with project managers, spotting potential issues, and generating realistic estimates of costs and time.
  • We will have you recruit, mentor, build and motivate the IT teams that will positively impact our business
  • Impact

    Bring invention to investing

    You’ll continuously deliver imaginative solutions that also satisfy business needs. Your fresh ideas will directly impact one of our strategic focus areas and help us redefine the world of mutual funds.

    Your analytical approach to problem-solving, underpinned by strong interpersonal skills, will make you a valuable member of a reciprocal team that shares ideas and solves problems in new ways.

    And at every stage of the process you’ll enjoy many opportunities to deepen your knowledge and widen your experience.

    What it takes

  • Undergraduate degree in a related field or the equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 5+ years software engineering experience
  • Strong, proven analysis and analytical skills
  • Strong planning and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to implement instrumentation to capture business-specific metrics around consumer usage patterns
  • Specializations that’ll make an impact

  • Advance experience with developing Java REST services Spring, Jersey
  • Experience with test automation and test driven development practices and frameworks mutation testing, functional testing (NodeJS, Jasmine, JUnit, Cucumber), mock frameworks (Mockito, etc.), contract testing
  • Experience with API management platforms, design standards, and patterns is a preferred
  • Knowledge of AWS development / cloud / engineering standard methodologies is a plus
  • Knowledge of cloud data stores S3, Dynamo DB and / or Amazon RDS is ideal
  • 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.

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