Sr. Solutions Architect - Investment Management

San Francisco, CA /
Architecture – Architecture /
Full time
Sr. Solutions Architect - Investment Management
 The Team:
The Investment Management team is responsible for innovation in the areas of portfolio and tax management, trade optimization, rebalancing, broker and custodian integrations. The Architecture team develops creative software solutions to meet current project requirements building products in order to advance strategic business and technology initiatives. As a key member of both teams, you will design, guide, and implement projects building out new investment management features as well as rebuilding, upgrading, and enhancing our current platform.
This position will be located in San Francisco, CA, Austin, TX , Philadelphia, PA or remote.

The Opportunity:

    • Reporting to the CTO, the Investment Management Architect will have the opportunity to help create the next generation of tax management software for wealth management and financial services
    • Learn MyVest’s core portfolio optimization functionality and enhance the rebalancing algorithms by adding new features and refining logic
    • Collaborate with internal partners, including Product Management, Customer Success, Business Development, and Engineering, to determine product requirements, create high-level software specifications, and estimate project features
    • Document technical designs and code as needed to assist development and technical operations
    • Perform detailed code reviews to validate satisfaction of requirements, coding standards, and test effectiveness
    • Support an award-winning, enterprise financial services application in production

About You:

    • An expert problem solver with a strong understanding of technology standards, libraries, and tools
    • Experience developing complex financial algorithms, such as portfolio optimization, risk, and compliance
    • An evangelist of modern software development methodologies (ie: automated testing, agile processes, 12 factor application development, zero-trust design, CI/CD pipelines, code reviews, open API documentation)

    • Excellent understanding of functional programming and object-oriented design principles

    • Motivated self-starter who can deliver both individually and as part of a cross-functional team
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to clearly direct activities of distributed teams

    • Results-oriented and able to create realistic and achievable milestones for yourself and others

Ideal Experience (Don't worry, we don't expect you to have everything on this list, but the more the merrier! ):

    • Strong background in software development, with experience as a technical lead, ideally in enterprise software

    • Work as a Java/Spring developer, proficiency with Hibernate and Git a plus
    • Demonstrated understanding of data modeling, writing SQL and query tuning. Oracle or Cassandra knowledge is desirable
    • Experience providing timely, responsive production support with clear, thoughtful communication to internal and external stakeholders
    • Design and development of RESTful web services and service-oriented microservice architectures

    • Familiarity with internal-use financial services products around portfolio rebalancing; Investment Management services experience is particularly valuable
About MyVest

MyVest is a growing fintech company building enterprise SaaS platforms for financial institutions. We’re on a mission to secure the financial future of more families by enabling their advisors to provide personalized wealth management at scale. We’re looking for curious, collaborative people to join us at our bright, open headquarters in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district, and at our satellite offices in Austin and Philadelphia. 

MyVestors get the best of both worlds: the innovative, casual culture of a startup with the stability and resources of a parent company (we’re owned by TIAA). We also offer rich benefits and programs dedicated to your career growth, physical, mental and financial wellness, and work/life balance:

* Attractive compensation package including annual and long term incentives
* $1,500 annual professional development budget
* Generous coverage of medical, dental and vision insurance premiums — for you AND your family
* 401(k) match
* 10 weeks paid parental leave* Flexible time off

But wait there’s more!

* Subsidized financial wellness program
* Multiple mental health programs
* Professional coaching program
* Volunteer time off
* Robust corporate matching program
* Monthly wellness dollars
* Tons of perks

COVID-19 Vaccination

MyVest requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by MyVest consistent with applicable law.

MyVest is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer, dedicated to maintaining a work environment free of bias, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. As an EEO employer, this organization expressly prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of race, creed, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions where applicable), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, requesting a reasonable accommodation based on mental or physical disability, medical condition (as defined by applicable law), genetic history and information, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation (collectively referred to here as “protected characteristics”). Review MyVest's California Consumer Privacy policy.