• Software Engineer - Enterprise Platforms

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    Jersey City
  • Overview

    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 to join Enterprise Platforms, a team focused on integrating new technologies that foster collaboration, modernize software development, and improve data delivery.  The engineer will work closely with all areas of technology to enable systems to be delivered consistently and efficiently.  This is a great opportunity to learn about the asset management industry and influence the technologies used within the company.


    Include but are not limited to:

    n     Constant innovation by facilitating the selection of new, disruptive technologies

    n     Provide subject matter expertise and training on new technology platforms

    n     Code, configure, and test solutions in tandem with business-aligned development teams

    n    Maintain and integrate platforms (vendor and open source)





    n     5+ years of experience in application development

    n     Mastery of java fundamentals (object-oriented design, collections, JDBC)

    n     System integration experience (REST, web services, messaging)

    n     Intermediate knowledge of SQL and data modeling (MSSQL, Oracle, DB2)

    n     Demonstrated ability to evaluate and implement new technologies

    n     Experience mentoring/training other developers

    n     Outstanding verbal and written communication skills




    n     Experience with a scripting language (Python, Perl).

    n      Experience with large-scale data processing (Apache Spark, Hadoop).





    Personal Characteristics Required:

    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
    • Team player
    • Able to handle multiple projects with varying deadlines


    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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