Position: Lead SW Engineer
Location: Marlboro, MA Area
Outstanding Compensation Package - Base + Bonus + PS
Local Candidates Only - No Sponsorship

Large, successful, and growing Boston based Investment Management Firm -
Great Company - Lots of Upside - Excellent Compensation Package - Bonus -
Profit Sharing etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused
environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth

Position Responsibilities - Summary:
This individual will be responsible for leading development teams that
support Reference Data, which includes the Security Master (CSM) and Pricing
related applications.  In this role, this individual assists project manager
in the planning and technical direction of projects, working with the
developers and end users to design, architect and implement product
solutions to meet business requirements. Additionally, this individual will
assist the development manager in establishing priorities, technical
assignments and managing senior technical professionals.

Key Responsibilities:
- Lead the architecture, design, implementation, deployment, and
support of the Security Master and Pricing related applications
- Manage a 10 person engineering team of employees and consultants
including offshore vendor-resourced staff
- Assist the project manager with the budgets, resource allocation,
task distribution, delivery management, risk management and other project
management tasks
- Ensure that product architecture and internal practices are
understood and followed by other team members
- Responsible for non-functional requirements of systems including
production stability, performance, maintainability and supportability
- Work with the business team members, the project manager, and
systems analysts to review and qualify business requirements, use-cases,
test plans, and functional specifications of the system
- Collaborate with application development teams and other central
groups to provide vision and generate reusable solutions in terms of
architecture blueprints, best practices, vendor products and custom software
Keys to This Position:
1.  Technical:  Working experience in technologies including Java/J2EE,
Oracle, Spring Framework, Struts, Hibernate, SOA, XML, JMS, etc.
2.  Domain Knowledge:  Investment Management experience is required.
Ideally the candidate will have Asset Management Experience and more
specifically Investment Data (such as Security Master (CSM) and Pricing).
3.  Experience in leading and managing team of 8+ developers (employees and
4.  The position breaks down as follows: 20% hands-on development, 50%
design and architecture work, 30% management/leadership. The keys are:
Architecture, Leadership and Delivery.
Required Skills and Competencies:
- A minimum of 8 years as an enterprise developer
- Strong team leadership and management skills
- At least 2 years of experience in directly managing teams
- Ability to operate with less than perfect information and make
quick decisions when necessary
- Experience with the investment related data is required
- A minimum of two years of experience in working with offshore
development teams
- Must have 3+ solid years of OO design and development experience
- Must have 3+ years developing complex n-tiered architectures
- At least 5 years of software development experience on the
Java/J2EE platform
- 5 years of relational database programming experience with Oracle
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal
communication skills and ability to articulate technical solution to the
business team members
- Must be able to independently design, coordinate complex projects.
- Experience with Agile Project Management techniques, Unified
Process, UML,
- Model Driven Architectures and Use Case notations

Contact Information:
Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website - www.wrightassociates.org