Lead Technology Developer

Job Description

Partners Capital is seeking a Senior Developer to join a small team where the impact will be immediate and tangible. The Senior Developer will work with our Global Technology Team and will lead the Boston Development Team. As a fast growing, 200+ person company, we seek someone who is motivated, a self-starter, adaptable and comfortable working on a small team in an extremely fast-paced, ever-changing entrepreneurial environment.

Position Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the individual are to manage the Boston Development Team and to work on all phases of the software development cycle, including:

  • Coaching and mentoring junior team members and facilitating them in growing as a team
  • Providing guidance to engineers in the design and implementation of features and user stories
  • Communicating and working effectively across a geographically distributed team
  • Advocating for continuous improvement in the software development process
  • Offering input in high level solutions to stakeholder problems
  • Managing and guiding the local team of developers
  • Providing updates on ongoing projects to the Senior Management Team
  • Maintaining and improving the existing codebase based on guidelines set by the team management


The ideal candidate will be a talented software engineer who will be working directly with investment and client service professionals and therefore must have a flexible and entrepreneurial approach to their work with an appetite for challenges. The developer should have the following characteristics:

  • Coaching and 8+ years of commercial experience, including previous experience managing a local team
  • Strong knowledge of Python, ideally using the Flask framework
  • Exposure to automated testing frameworks for Python and Web Applications
  • Experience mentoring junior developers
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Thorough knowledge of object-oriented programming and design patterns
  • A good understanding of relational databases
  • Genuine passion for solving complex problems through programming
  • Committed to high quality well tested code
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative working environment (across all business units)
  • Solutions-oriented and able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrates sound judgement and the ability to think critically
  • Intellectually curious and a team player who is willing to do whatever it takes to contribute to the success of the business

Preferred but not Essential:

  • Previous experience working in financial services
  • Proficient on both Windows and Linux platforms with knowledge of various scripting languages


Our salary and benefits package is competitive and includes a base salary, a performance-based cash bonus and a deferred compensation program directly linked to firm profitability, designed to support retention and incentivize long-term employees. Partners Capital is committed to the development of its staff and provides extensive on-the-job learning and training opportunities. We also support pursuit of professional certifications as appropriate to each individual.

Contact Details

Email: USRecruiting@partners-cap.com

Partners Capital is diverse and inclusive, in people and in thought. Our meritocracy is enabled by fostering a truly inclusive and collaborative culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer where diverse perspectives, backgrounds and experiences are valued.