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Sr. Programmer Analyst (Core Java/Front Office Trading Applications)

Singapore, Singapore

Job Description:

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 40 countries. In the U.S alone, we serve almost all Fortune 500 companies and approximately 59 million consumers and small-business customers. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the World

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 23 offices in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunity employer.

Business Unit and Department Structure:

The successful candidate will be joining the Fixed Income Currencies and Commodities technology team, which has a proven track record of delivering critical low-latency front-office pricing/trading solutions to the FICC businesses. The candidate will be based in Singapore working in the eFX technology team, helping to analyze, design, build and deploy multi-tier, high availability systems globally deployed systems.

The current team structure is global, spread over London, Singapore and the US. As a group, we communicate at all levels within the organization.

Key Objectives:

We are seeking an experienced eFX Senior Front Office Core Java Developer with extensive experience in front office e-trading systems development. The candidate will have exceptional analytical, design and coding skills in Java with an emphasis on distributed low latency and high availability systems. The role would involve extending and supporting the institutional eFX trading system.

Requirements:

Essential Skills

  • Exceptional development skills in Core Java on Linux/UNIX
  • Demonstrable experience designing distributed FX electronic-trading applications
  • Deep knowledge of electronic FX market microstructure, matching rules, ECN interactions, complete order flow
  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuous integration
  • Solid OO design skills with an emphasis on distributed low latency, high availability systems, including algorithmic execution engines, CEP, trade & order lifecycle management, pricing and risk management
  • Experience working in a front office e-trading platform development team
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Must possess an advanced degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree.
  • Strong multi-threading skills
  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Strong understanding of design patterns including why and where a pattern should be used
  • Strong understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application
  • Experience with Google Guice framework
  • Experience in TCP/IP networking and sockets programming
  • Experience with JVM tuning and garbage collection algorithms
  • Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools
  • Experience in 3rd line production support.
  • Comfortable in communicating with business users

Desired Skills (Technical / Domain / Managerial/ Language skills)

  • Business domain knowledge in FX and/or FX Options.
  • Scripting experience (Shell, Python, Perl, Ruby etc.)
  • Experience of working in Front office systems.
  • Background in finance

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2 HARBOURFRONT PLACE, #02-01, Singapore, 098499