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Full Stack Developer VP

Austin, TX, USA | MSCI

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Your team responsibilities


Software engineers at MSCI are passionate about building technologies that make the world a better place. MSCI is a market leader in Global Indexes, Smart Beta, ESG and Risk Management, and is at the forefront of the secular trends dominating the financial services landscape today.


As a team, we are very customer focused and driven by passion, creativity, teamwork, agility, accountability and desire to learn every day. If you are a hands-on software engineer with a proven track record of delivering foundational systems of critical importance, and are motivated by our mission, please contact us. 


We are committed to the future sustainability and transparency of the financial markets. We create innovative products and services that allow our clients to make more informed investment decisions, and we provide investors with critical performance measurement and risk management data and analytics.


Our values define the working environment we strive to create. We are inclusive, we champion bold ideas, we always pursue excellence, and always act with integrity. Personal accountability and responsibility are key to success, and we always work as a team to remain client centric.


At MSCI, you will collaborate with others to solve problems and build some of the world's most advanced services in the financial sector.


What we will offer you:Depending on your location of your role, you can expect



  • Competitive fixed and variable compensation, holiday/vacation allowance and retirement savings plans/pensions

  • A wide range of benefits including – healthcare, dental plans, risk insurances and (location dependent) – cycle-to-work schemes, gym benefits, retail discounts



  • A hybrid work environment, for the vast majority of employees, offering a more progressive way of working to give you the flexibility, accountability, and responsibility to empower you to perform at your very best. At the center of this way of working is a culture which is built on a strong foundation of trust. We trust our people and they trust our organization’s leaders to support them.



  • An inclusive and performance driven culture where you are empowered to maximize your potential in an environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work

  • A purposeful approach to Wellbeing to provide you with all the resources you need to be your best at work and in your personal life. Our Here For You Employee Assistance Program provides confidential emotional support with local experts, financial and legal advice in a wide range of issues as well as access to online information, resources and tools. All the services are available for our employees free of charge.


Your key responsibilities


The team consists of highly motivated, innovative, customer focused engineers and engineering leaders. We are optimizing our engineering for cloud, with a faster cadence of releases to deliver innovation at an exciting pace.


Our team works in an agile start-up like environment where we expect each team member to think out of the box to contribute and collaborate towards the mission of the team in a feature-crew setting. As part of this team, you would get exciting opportunities to work on cutting edge technologies across a variety of platforms to build the next generation application experiences for MSCI and revolutionize the way the financial world operates.


We are looking for individuals and self-starters who can grow into Subject Matter Experts or technical leaders in design and implementation for the next generation cloud platform capabilities we are building. These capabilities must also scale out to support active usage around the world by thousands of customers 24×7. 


You will be expected to work collaboratively within the team and provide technical oversight to feature crews, work through competing priorities, and solve complex technical challenges to meet business goals and maintain live site availability.


Your skills and experience that will help you excel



  • 7 years of experience in software development field

  • 5 years of solid experience in any of the following: Java, Golang, JavaScript/ReactJS

  • 3 years of experience building applications in the cloud and/or with containers

  • Understands and implements best practices for the non-functional aspect of software (automated testing, observability, scaling, security, patching, etc.)

  • Experience working and communicating cross-functionally with technical and non-technical teammates.

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent


Preferred Qualifications



  • Experience in identity and access management (OAuth2/OIDC, SAML2, entitlements)

  • Experience building highly reliable and highly available enterprise-wide services

  • Experience building and designing applications on the Azure platform

  • Perpetual learner, able to see the ‘forest’ and the ‘trees’


How we’ll support you



  • Coaching, support and encouragement from experts in your team

  • Access to a wide range of learning opportunities to support your growth and development

  • Customizable learning journeys to help you navigate your professional development

  • Transparent performance-based compensation schemes

  • Employee Resource Groups: MSCI Pride, Black Leadership Network, Women’s Leadership Forum, Women in Tech, Asian Support Network, All Abilities, Hola! MSCI and Climate Action Group.


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