- Permanent, Full time
- Schroders Investment Management
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Base Salary + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
- Full time
C# Technical Lead / Architect
Schroders Investment IT Group are creating a brand new team to focus on delivering the software architecture runway for a greenfield architecture platform for the front office. The successful candidate will be an experienced hands-on C# developer who has worked with architecture frameworks.
IT at Schroders is not just about technology; it's about problem solving using cutting edge technology to support the business and deliver high end solutions. We encourage innovation and value excellence. We are a global function that's managed locally and this allows us to develop and deploy systems and processes across our international offices. To learn how we've grown, explore our interactive timeline to see how we've been shaping financial futures since our very beginnings.
A newly formed platform systems delivery team has been created within the wider Investment Technology domain. The team will be responsible for designing and developing a first class platform to assist developers from across Schroders in creating solutions for real business problems.
We require a hands-on, development focussed technologist with an expert level understanding of enterprise architectural design and leading technology trends to join a newly formed delivery team. You will be expected to understand tools predominantly used within the financial business domain. Due to the services the team offers you will be expected to possess exemplary interpersonal skills that enable you to seamlessly work with a number of different teams.
• Be proficient in and able to use a wide range of industry leading technologies.
• Design, build and technically architect a platform making it easy for teams to adopt.
• Be proficient in both structured and unstructured databases.
• Promote and drive forward the use of the platform across the organisation.
• Reduce the learning curve for new teams wishing to adopt one of the platform components.
• Promote an agile way of working where possible and look to streamline processes for efficiency.
• Liaise closely with business, IT and infrastructure teams to identify platform improvements.
• Expert knowledge of enterprise architectural design and build.
• An expert command of the Microsoft Technology stack, particularly:
• Visual Studio 2017 – C# .NET
• WPF, ASP.NET (MVC), ASP .NET Core
• REST & SOAP based WCF & Web API services
• Microservice development using Azure Service Fabric
• Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Platform & Services
• SQL Server 2014 and later
• Entity Framework
• Proficient use of NoSQL database technologies, preferably Couchbase
• Proficient use of Oracle databases
• Proficient use of test tooling, best practices and techniques
• Proficient in DevOps best practices e.g. continuous integration, testing, delivery
• Experience using Message Queues and/or Service Bus
• Confident and professional individual to work with likeminded colleagues.
• Personable character to aid team cohesion.
• Excellent problem solving skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to deal credibly with business and technical users at all levels of the organisation.
• Consultative approach coupled with a “can-do” attitude.
• Team player building strong relationships with team and business clients.
• Good knowledge of the latest data storage and system integration strategies.
• Ability to learn and adapt technology to suit an ever changing business environment.
• Possess strong design principles that are maintained under pressure.
• Be a centre for technical competency allowing teams to seek guidance.
Note to Agencies:
Schroders does not accept speculative CV's from agencies. We do have a PSL who are invited to support us when required. We only pay fees to agencies instructed to send CV's and are submitted through our recruitment portal. We do not pay fees on speculative or unsolicited CV's sent to Schroders or Schroders employees and reserve the right to contact unsolicited CV's directly.