Software Engineer

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Jersey City


About Lord Abbett:


Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is an independent firm with a singular focus on the management of money. Over the course of our history, we’ve earned a sterling reputation for our leadership, influence, and innovation in the asset management industry. Today, our independent perspective, our commitment to active management, and our intelligent product design continue to make us relevant to individual and institutional investors.


From the very beginning, we’ve recognized that our people are our greatest asset. As an investment-led, investor-focused firm, we value intellectual curiosity, teamwork, and collaboration across the organization.


We’re looking for people with a keen interest in working for a trusted leader in the asset management industry, a desire to expand their knowledge, and a passion for delivering a client experience that exceeds expectations.

Now that you know our history, are you ready to be a part of our future?


Job Overview:



Lord Abbett is seeking a Software Engineer who will help drive the evolution of our existing applications and rolling out future innovative features to our internal and external stakeholders. Lord Abbett is interested in candidates with full stack development experience and conversant with agile methodologies. This position will be part of a larger team of in house and consulting resources working across geographies and lines of business.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain highest levels of development practices including design, solution, development, configuration, test execution, issues resolution
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Write robust front end applications that will scale over time
  • Develop prototypes quickly
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables



  • 7+ years of proven experience in:
    • Full Stack development with focus on web front end technologies
    • Deep understanding of Javascript language
    • Working knowledge leading javascript frameworks (Angular 1,2, React, JQuery)
    • API design and development
    • RESTful Services
    • HTML 5, CSS 3
    • Knowledge of responsive design techniques and ADA compliance
    • SQL, RDBMS (Oracle and SQL Server) PL/QL and/or T-SQl
  • JAVA J2EE background with working knowledge and Spring framework
  • Functionall/unit testing techniques of each later of the code are a must
  • Adobe Experience Manager or similar CMS experience would be a plus
  • UI / UX Data Visualization experience
  • Financial Services Experience would be a plus


Personal Characteristics Required:

  • We are looking for a candidate with a broad set of skills who is ready to take on challenging technology problems
  • Strong communications skills in verbal and written English



Lord Abbett is an equal employment opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.   All employment decisions at Lord Abbett are based solely on the applicant’s relevant experience, skills and qualifications.


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