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Principal Software Engineer - User Interface

Req Id:  2772
Job Location: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. As one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S., we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts. We are built on a foundation of experience and knowledge, which allows us to keep our promises and provide the value they deserve.


At Brighthouse Financial, we’re fostering a culture where diverse backgrounds and experiences are celebrated, and different ideas are heard and respected. We believe that by creating an inclusive workplace, we’re better able to attract and retain our talent, provide valuable solutions that meet the needs of our advisors and their clients, and deliver on our mission of helping more people achieve financial security. We’re seeking passionate, high-performing team member to join us. Sound like you? Read on. 


How This Role Contributes to Brighthouse Financial:

The Software Engineer (SE) is a key role in development of the variable and fixed annuity asset liability management  (VA ALM) technology platform in Brighthouse Financial. This individual will be part of the team involved in development, integration and implementation of the VA ALM future state platform, be passionate about driving technical consensus within the Brighthouse and vendor teams and influence the team leaders and stakeholders to meet the business objectives. Needs to be intuitive and able to anticipate future needs and issues and be excited by the challenge of working in a new and complex space.


Work Location:

To protect the health and safety of our employees, our offices are closed until at least May 2021. When our offices reopen, the individual hired for this role will be based in our Charlotte, NC office.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for custom development, integration and implementation activities in VA ALM and other highly complex projects
  • Utilize hands on programming expertise to drive consensus and provide oversight to the development team(s)
  • Experienced in developing user interactions and product designs to model complex VA ALM business processes
  • Establish UI best practices; Manage code deployments, fixes, updates and related processes
  • Transform knowledge from subject matter experts into product prototypes and implementations
  • Stay current with industry trends and source new ways for our technologies to improve
  • Ability to win trust as a key partner to business, technology and vendor teams


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • A proven track record for 10+ years of developing critical large-scale solutions 
  • Deep technology expertise and hands on programming skills with JavaScript frameworks e.g. React, Angular 
  • Extensive experience with OpenFin and ag-Grid 
  • Extensive experience in building complex user interface implementation 
  • Experience with Agile (Scrum or Kanban)
  • Prior experience and knowledge of Capital Markets and/or VA ALM business processes 
  • Ability to successfully interface and partner with all roles of technical solution stand up projects and programs
  • Experience with Mongo, Cassandra and Postgres databases 



Our Benefits:

  • Time Off: Minimum of 20 days of paid time off and 13 paid company holidays per full calendar year, plus paid volunteer time
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan with up to a 6% annual match and 3% annual company nondiscretionary contribution of eligible compensation, annual incentive plan, and employee stock purchase plan
  • Family Focus: Up to 16 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, and adoption and surrogacy assistance
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with potential company contributions up to $1,000 per family
  • Wellness Programs: Wellness incentive platform, employee assistance program, financial counseling services, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability



Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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