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    Company Info

    LGIM is the investment management arm of Legal & General Group, a FTSE 100 company. We are one of Europe's largest asset managers and a major global investor, with assets under management of £983.3bn* (as at 31 December 2017). Our success has been built by focusing on clients and providing them with services and solutions that meet their needs. We offer strategies across the full spectrum of asset classes, including equities, bonds, property, alternatives and cash, as well as multi-asset strategies tailored to the needs of institutional and retail investors.

    LGIM is one of the world's leading providers of index fund management. We are at the forefront of developments in liability-driven risk management solutions for defined benefit pension schemes, a leading provider of defined contribution solutions and also offer wide range of strategies to help our clients manage their investment objectives. LGIM continues to innovate as markets evolve, building strong relationships with clients including pension scheme, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers and other professional investors.

    We understand that our scale brings responsibilities. We play an active role in the companies we invest in, from exercising shareholder voting rights to directly engaging with companies at a board level. By engaging with businesses, we aim to unlock value for investors and shape the future and sustainability of financial markets.

    In addition to having a leading position in the UK, we have selectively expanded into new markets across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. We believe that translating our capabilities to reflect the needs of our international clients will mean we are well placed to help them achieve their objectives.

    *LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2017, including derivative positions and advisory assets. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.


    Department Info

    LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.


    Job Duties

    • Act as the technical lead for one or more products
    • Line management of engineers
    • Lead the implementation of features, enhancements and improvements to Java-based applications in an agile environment
    • Design and architect robust and scalable systems using microservice and event-based architectures
    • Take ownership for delivering changes from test through to production environments by utilising CD deployment pipelines
    • Ensure the codebase stays at a high standard by participating in code reviews, writing unit tests, refactoring, security hardening e.t.c.
    • Collaborate with business analysts, QA engineers, users and production services to ensure solutions are fit for purpose
    • Keep stakeholders up to date with progress and blockers, provide estimates, decompose stories and so on, as per the agile methodology
    • Develop UIs using Angular
    • Act as 3 rd line support and assist the production services team as required
    • Contribute to the culture of innovation and continuous improvement by implementing new ideas
    • Keep abreast of technological developments within the industry


    Skills Required

    • Java, Apache Camel, Spring Boot
    • Proven delivery track record in an enterprise Java environment
    • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation
    • Experience with microservices and containers
    • Understanding and interest in current industry trends
    • Knowledge of computer science fundamentals and distributed protocols
    • Knowledge of financial services


    Benefits

    Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.


Industry
Insurance
Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Software Developer
City/Town
London
Address
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Post date
Closing date

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