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Lead Developer - Distribution Technologies

Company: American Century Investments
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Our Firm
American Century Investments - is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. Founded in 1958, the firm's 1,400 employees serve financial professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors, offering a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global growth equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
The Role
Our IT teams support that mission by building applications and products that serve our customers. We're looking for a Lead Developer that's interested in leading software evolution and innovation within a product team. The ideal candidate would be passionate about leadership and utilizing modern engineering principles for building and delivering software to market.
Primary responsibilities of this position are to provide day-to-day leadership, individual coaching, mentoring, software engineering and architectural guidance. Our Lead Developers work closely with Product Owners and Architects to identify solutions and lead team members to deliver improvements to our clients through Agile development.

  • Set goals and objectives that align with department strategies.
  • Track progress to team commitments and objectives.
  • Facilitate coaching sessions and one-on-ones with team members.
  • Empower and champion team success.
  • Mature roadmaps and outline solutions with Product Owners.
  • Participate in industry outreach and research.
  • Prepare documentation, technical design and requirements to support development.
  • Identify innovative ideas and build consensus for adoption.
  • Develop feature improvements and coordinate releases.
    Education & Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, finance or business or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
    • Proven leadership and communications skills.
    • Broad knowledge of software engineering and testing methodologies.
    • Solid technical expertise and troubleshooting skills.
    • Experience with NodeJS, React, Typescript, Mulesoft, OpenShift, Jenkins and/or AWS.
      Additional Requirements:
      • To ensure a safe and welcoming work environment for all employees, clients, and visitors, American Century Investments currently requires all U.S. based new hires to have submitted proof of having received the final dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to the position start date unless they have obtained a reasonable accommodation.
        American Century Investments is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations. As such, American Century strives to provide a reasonable accommodation to any qualified individual under the ADA to perform essential job functions.
        American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.
        -2019 American Century Proprietary Holdings, Inc. All rights reserved.

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