Vacancy Spotlight: Principal Architect - Investment Technology | Invesco

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Invesco is driven by a pure focus on investment. It’s all we do.

We focus on doing work that matters and being a firm that gives a voice to every employee. In fact, we make a promise to our clients and each other to create greater possibilities together. We’re looking for people who have fresh perspectives. Who can come together to share ideas, listen and challenge each other to achieve better solutions for our clients.

Your team

At Invesco, we want to be the most client-centric firm in our industry. We empower employees to discover and deliver transformational solutions that champion our clients and protect and grow the firm’s business.

Global services and solutions are all provided via planning, building and running functions.

The Investment Technology team are responsible for applications services across research and portfolio construction, fixed income, performance and risk, real estate, private markets and EMEA ETF and UIT.

Your role

We are looking for an experienced Investments Technology Solutions Architect to join our Investments Technology team in London and Henley. Your role will be focused around supporting the needs of the business and being a key contributor to ongoing strategic projects.

You will play a meaningful role in supporting business growth and help drive the team forward. Working closely with the Engineering team in Hyderabad, you will be tasked with the creation, interpretation, and strategic direction of the Investments Technology development and capabilities.

Sound interesting?  You will be involved in:

  • Supporting projects designed to enhance the group’s capabilities. This will include helping identify, develop and design new tools to improve the team’s ability to deliver a better client experience and deliver innovative solutions to create Alpha.
  • Influencing design so that systems are developed in a loosely coupled way with a high degree of alignment towards Invesco’s future state platform.
  • Championing engineering initiatives and standard methodology by actively participating in Guilds, bringing insights and improvements into the teams to improve their day to day practices.
  • Becoming an influential member of the Solution Architecture guild and the Enterprise Architecture (EA) function so that the flow of information between EA and development teams is fluid.to

You’ll need:

  • Proven experience and knowledge of the capabilities of any major cloud service (AWS preferred), Microservices (Kubernetes, Docker), API Development and DevOps. Any relevant prior Certifications with cloud providers would be a benefit.
  • First-hand experience with proven knowledge of existing technologies covering, but not limited to, Python and/or .Net/C# as well as SQL and Javascript. Any experience with React is an added benefit.
  • Any exposure to Snowflake or any other Data Warehousing system is beneficial, but not essential.
  • An understanding of the concepts of the Agile methodologies and related methods (e.g. SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, DevOps); be able to apply these as appropriate in different client contexts and solution phases.
  • Any knowledge of Mulesoft, PowerBI and Azure is a plus.

The good stuff

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance

Our commitment to you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.  As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

Our commitment to the community and environmental, social and governance investing

We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about.  We are also committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

Join Us

We’re proud to be a firm that achieves more together. One that is focused on doing work that matters. One that gives a voice to every employee. One that genuinely cares. By coming together to share our ideas, listen, and challenge each other’s perspectives, we get to better solutions for our clients.

Our ambition is high. By working smart and supporting one another, we can continuously push ourselves to grow. We all have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, our industry and our clients’ lives.

Let’s create greater possibilities together!

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Vacancy Spotlight: Senior Data Solutions Engineer - Systematic Training | Invesco

Invesco logo

Invesco is driven by a pure focus on investment. It’s all we do.

We focus on doing work that matters and being a firm that gives a voice to every employee. In fact, we make a promise to our clients and each other to create greater possibilities together. We’re looking for people who have fresh perspectives. Who can come together to share ideas, listen and challenge each other to achieve better solutions for our clients.

The team

The Systematic Trading Technology team works closely with Traders, Quants, Business Analysts and our global technology partners to build and support Invesco’s trading and trading analytics platform. Our goal is to deliver best in class trading solutions that empowers traders, trade management and the quantitative research teams to perform at the highest level. The team focuses on delivering innovative solutions using the latest technology, optimizing trading workflows, data modelling/analytics and building applications/interfaces that not only make our trading desks effective, but also bring new trader ideas to life! We never give up.

Your role 

As a Senior Data Solutions Engineer, Investment Technology, you will be working on a squad that builds global trading applications and global trading data platforms. The role will see you working on requirements from the business that enables the global trading organisation to automate workflows and allows for opportunities to explore the latest technology stack to improve the current business model.

Sound interesting?  You will be involved in:

  • Liaising with business partners and the wider product owner teams.
  • Delivering curated data sets to the business and deliver real time data for use by traders directly into the execution management system to implement systematic trading algorithms
  • Working on the buildout of robust data pipelines using modern data engineering tech stack and Cloud architecture as well as the management of application and data integration platforms.

You’ll need:

  • To be a full stack Java developer with working experience on APIs, Web services, Spring Boot framework and worked with Oracle/ SQL Server in writing T-SQL and performance tuning.
  • Working knowledge of React JS/ AWS/ Python/ Informatica programming or DevOp.
  • To be a solid analytical and critical thinker with a team player attitude
  • To be self-motivated and able to collaborate and communicate well

The good stuff

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance

Our commitment to you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.  As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

Our commitment to the community and environmental, social and governance investing

We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about.  We are also committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

Join Us

We’re proud to be a firm that achieves more together. One that is focused on doing work that matters. One that gives a voice to every employee. One that genuinely cares. By coming together to share our ideas, listen, and challenge each other’s perspectives, we get to better solutions for our clients.

Our ambition is high. By working smart and supporting one another, we can continuously push ourselves to grow. We all have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, our industry and our clients’ lives.

Let’s create greater possibilities together!

FIND OUT MORE & APPLY