Software Developer (Entry Level)

Legg Mason Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 3 months ago

Position Overview

If you have a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or a related tech field and want to join a global firm who is looking to NextGen the technology landscape, this is for you! We offer excellent pay and benefits along with extreme learning and development opportunities and mentorship.

Legg Mason's global IT department is hiring a junior Software Developer for its Business Data Solutions team. The incumbent will work in our Baltimore, MD office and work alongside a team of experienced IT professionals.

The Developer I is a more junior role perfect for a recent college grad. The Developer I resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways; works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors; involved in testing and programming efforts; and supports daily activity of business areas and provides technical support for system and software issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops, implements, documents, and tests changes to an application subsystem. Codes, tests, debugs, documents, and implements complex software applications. Supports system and integration testing activities. Initiates design reviews for new applications and adheres to software development standards.

  • Meets programming standards by following production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; identifying work process improvements; implementing new technology.

  • Resolves and helps mitigate production application issues and assists less experienced application developers as needed. Works with other business and technology teams to support resolution of end-user inquiries. Contributes to the documentation of production support processes. Anticipates long term support issues and plans for corrective actions. May perform root cause analysis to identify permanent resolutions to software or business process issues

  • Shows appetite and aptitude for owning responsibility of technical decisions and direction for one or many projects.

  • Demonstrates interest in improving the company's technical awareness, depth and use of technology across the business.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks.

  • Working alongside some of the most talented professionals in the IT industry!


Ideal Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or a related field by January 2020. Position will begin on or before January 15, 2020.

  • 1-2 years of experience in programming and systems design preferred. Will also consider recent college grads.

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship; LM Technology is unable to consider visa candidates for this junior position

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of programming concepts including Object Oriented Programming

  • Experience with any programming language (e.g. Python, C# and/or .Net)

  • Knowledge of Perl, Korn Shell scripts a plus

  • Knowledge of Oracle database, PL/SQL, and basic data modeling a plus

  • Application design, development and deployment experience in a Linux server environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to quickly learn new application systems and technologies

  • Knowledge of basic project management framework and methodology

  • A thirst for knowledge and growth; intellectual curiosity

Company Overview

Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about information technology and want to build your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider Legg Mason today!


  • Competitive pay and benefits, including medical insurance, 401(k) with Company match, profit sharing, ESPP match, and more (learn more)

  • A culture where continuous improvement, innovation, and growth are top of mind, and diversity & inclusion is paramount

  • Work-life balance and flexibility is supported and encouraged

  • Extensive paid time off and parental leave (12 weeks' paid parental leave for all regular employees)

  • A learning culture that promotes and supports learning and development; employees are allotted $8,000 per year for continuing education and other learning & development via our SEED Program (Skills, Education, Enrichment, and Development)

  • Company-provided membership

  • Discounts to area fitness centers, large retail chains, cell phone providers and more

  • Dress for your Day dress code (jeans and sneakers!)

  • Free flavored drinks, espresso, and snacks as well as on-site shuffleboard, a coffee bar, and tech bar

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Software Developer (Entry Level)

Legg Mason