Lead Software Engineer

| Chicago
  • Job Duties:

    Responsible for development of financial data analysis components, products, and APIs for use by customers and for incorporation into other company products and services ( 70% of time). Specifically, this includes: architecting, designing, and implementing highly scalable software systems in the public cloud, based on general programming languages such as Python and Java and on specialized data manipulation languages such as Scala and R (50%); mentoring team members in the development of object-oriented designs and domain modeling (10%); applying DevOps practices in area of continuous and automated deployment; building instrumentation and operational readiness into the systems architecture (5%); and analyzing and remediating production issues (5%).

     

    Act as the project leader, owning non-functional requirements, architectural direction and the quality of the code while addressing technical debt ( 20% of time). Specifically, this includes: serving as Agile "scrum master" for a team of developers, organizing their work and deliverables, and coordinating development activities with other groups within the company (10%); championing good Agile practices (using JIRA) including iterative, test-driven development and continuous integration (5%); ensuring process and quality adherence through peer reviews, code reviews and unit test results (5%). 

     

    Work with business owners and customers to identify functional requirements and to ensure that development work addresses those requirements ( 10% of time).

     

    Occasional telecommuting due to weather or special personal circumstances is permitted. Total time spent working via telecommuting is expected to be no more than 20%. This position requires occasional travel to Morningstar office in Woburn, MA, domestic customers, and to conferences/meetings. Total travel and time spent in these locations is expected to be no more than 10%.

     

    Job Requirements:

    §  Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field, or foreign equivalent and 5 years of relevant software development experience.

    §  In alternative, we will accept Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field, or foreign equivalent and 3 years of relevant software development experience.

    §  3 years of object-oriented software design and programming using Python or Java programming language.

    §  3 years of experience with relational databases and SQL query language, developing and using formal software.

    §  3 years of experience with software testing, including functional and regression testing.

    §  3 years of experience using Agile software development methodology and project management tools such as Jira.

    §  Experience scaling software applications and services to handle large data sets (millions of records/requests).

    §  Experience with functional programming concepts & reactive design.

    §  Experience with Java/JVM ecosystem.

    §  Experience developing and delivering end-customer products and services.

     

    Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.

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Technology we use

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    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
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Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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