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Lead Software Engineer

Category: Product ID: 1015


About the job

Position Title: Lead Software Engineer 

The Area: Morningstar® Data for equities provides comprehensive coverage of global stock markets from as early as 1975. We are continuously broadening our coverage and creating new products to help clients prepare for regulatory changes and other industry shifts. Our data features proprietary statistics and is developed using stringent quality screens to ensure accuracy. From APIs to data feeds, our solutions are delivered quickly to help institutions meet a broad range of functions.

The Role: In this role, you will collaborate with team leader, scrum Master, data analysts, and developers to build technology solutions for Morningstar`s Equity applications. You should have strong understanding of Core Java, JSP, Spring, SQL, Informatica ETLs, Component based architectures and create scalable, flexible technical solutions. You would support existing systems, study their enterprise complexities and develop/implement better systems with modern software development practices. Developing good understanding of existing systems on other platforms and its database is a beginning step.


  • Design & develop web and enterprise solutions to be flexible, scalable & extensible.
  • Improve complex data flow, data structures and db design to move to next platform.
  • Enforce good agile practices like test driven development, Continuous Integration.
  • Hands-on development will be an integral part of the responsibilities.
  • Develop areas of continuous and automated deployment.
  • Introduce and follow good development practices, innovative frameworks and technology solutions that help business move faster.
  • Follow best practices like estimation, planning, reporting and improvement brought to processes in every day work.

Requirements: These are the most important skills, qualities, etc. that we’d like for this role.

  • 8-10 Years of experience out of which experience on leading a team 2 years
  • Full Stack Developer preferably
  • Hands-on in Java, Adv Java, Spring Framework
  • Hands-on on AWS components
  • Very Strong knowledge of databases and hands on MS SQL/MySQL/PostgreSQL or NoSQL DB DynamoDB/MongoDB.
  • Experience with building REST based APIs.
  • Knowledge of any JavaScript framework like Angular JS (version >2)/ NodeJS/VueJS etc.
  • Be aware of activity in the open source world. Contributing back to open source is a big plus.
  • Participation in full life-cycle system development with teams of developers, analysts, and testers.
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Experience with modern development practices in areas of Product design, Requirement Analysis, Test Driven Development, Automation & Unit Testing, in a product development environment.
  • Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills.

Good to Have: 

  • Exposure to Capital Market domain preferred (Indexes, Equity etc.)
  • Machine Learning knowledge.

EOE Statement:

Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.

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