Software Engineer

Western Asset Management Pasadena , CA 91101

Posted 3 months ago


Your skills will shape our future

IT drives our business at Western Asset. From trading and settlement systems to compliance and risk management, every aspect of fixed-income investment management is touched by technology and is dependent on market data which puts our team and your software engineering center stage. Working as part of an agile team with an entrepreneurial approach, you'll collaborate with specialists across the business to develop best-in-class systems.

Western Asset is seeking a software engineer to support development and testing of numerous and varied components of complex software applications. The successful candidate will work as a technical member for development, documentation, testing, and related software engineering tasks.


What you will do

  • Ability to write and debug Java, JavaScript, Python programs

  • Develop script to support the automation of basic regression and unit testing

  • Perform all levels of testing (unit, integrated, regression, and end-to-end) per documented procedures, system requirements, and uses cases

  • Maintain re-useable development standards that help implement each solution and/or enhancements to existing systems to meet current and future needs.

  • Work with other technical/business analysts, understand the business requirements, functional and technical specifications while also analyzing gaps.

  • Work with your Scrum Team and ensure delivery of high-quality products including quality control and support at all stages

  • Perform enhancements and bug fixes as required.

  • Adopt and implement best practices, and champion an engineering culture emphasizing Agile, DevOps and CI/CD principles.

  • Production support as needed

Advance applications development

Push forward your career as you push forward our full stack development. We're looking for adaptable people who combine a passion for technology with skills in communication, problem-solving and teamwork. Experience in finance is welcome but not essential as we'll provide all the training you need. Above all, you need an entrepreneurial, can-do approach, a drive to keep learning and a fascination with finding out what technology can do for our future business. It's about your future too: whether your interests lie in technical specialization or leadership, we have a career path to suit you.


What you will bring

  • 1-3 years of demonstrated experience in software development

  • Knowledge of service oriented architecture or micro services using REST

  • Highly motivated and self-starting; ability to work well in a team environment

  • Knowledgeable of software engineering principles

  • Knowledge of software engineering, testing and delivery of enterprise applications

  • Hands-on experience with modern configuration management and build tools (GitHub, Jenkins)

  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • B.S. in computer science or equivalent education require

Preferred experience:

  • Prefer exposure to Cloud services such as Amazon, Azure or Google

  • HTML5/JavaScript Angular front-end development a plus

  • Basic technical understanding of RDBMS: Oracle database design and SQL programming

  • DevOps (Kubernetes, Docker) experience

  • Financial services or Fixed Income industry experience

About Western Asset

At Western Asset we're saying hello to the future. Committed to being the leading fixed-income investment management firm in the world, we're investing in new technologies, methodologies and markets. We're also investing in our people. Our business is guided by a belief in doing the right thing: that if we treat our clients and colleagues with fairness and respect, success will follow. We're building on our reputation and resources with an entrepreneurial approach that drives innovation. Every day is an opportunity for us to get better by making the most of the possibilities that our people and ideas can bring.

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