Why are we hiring?
Over the last 2 years, Tim Buckley has often spoken about disrupting the advice world by making high quality, affordable advice available to more people. Specifically, he set an enterprise goal to offer advice to a million clients by 2025 through a variety of advice offerings.
To make that a reality, a large multi-year program called Advice XLR8 was formed in 2020 to enhance and accelerate the Advice offer for US Direct Investors. The program intends to modernize existing PAS platforms, increase adoption of EA products and expand the Advice offer by enabling new capabilities that are powered through EA engines and API's.
In XLR8, we're looking for talented people who can help us develop innovative solutions that will bring low cost, world class advice to millions of investors.
Here's where you come in
Are you a highly skilled, self-motivated and passionate senior developer who's looking for their next exciting opportunity? Are you ready to work on solutions that will change the way the world invests? Does the idea of joining a startup team and helping define the direction from the ground up excite you? If this sounds like you, we should talk.
XLR8 is hiring and we're looking for a Senior Developer with AWS and Angular experience to join our growing team! You'll be joining a team that is newly forming and have an opportunity to shape the direction and makeup of the team. We'll embrace experimentation and encourage out of the box thinking, creativity and direct feedback from our business to ensure we are delivering value. You will have a unique opportunity to learn new technology, build your investment acumen and shape the future of Advice at Vanguard.
What you'll do in this role
You will set the technical vision and direction for the team as we refactor PAS systems to the cloud
You will grow the technical skillset of the team by coaching, inspiring and driving your team members to improve each day
You will be a trusted partner to our business and internal stakeholders. Working closely with them to understand the problems they face and translating them into technical solutions the team can deliver
As a senior developer on an agile team, you'll work within the team to break down problems into epics and user stories during backlog grooming and sprint planning
Desired Technology Skillset
Advanced Experience with Angular and 1 or more of the following languages or frameworks
Java, and Java REST Services
Automated Test Frameworks, including: NodesJS, Jasmine, Junit, Cucumber, and/or Cypress
Experience in developing and operationalizing in AWS, including advanced knowledge of one or more AWS services, including: DynamoDB, Fargate, Lambda, Kinesis, S3
Strong familiarity and experience with DevOps concepts, tools and continuous delivery pipelines
Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.
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.
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.