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Lead Python Developer (FX Cash Trading)

NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The FX Cash Technology Team supports the business goals of the Global FX business for all FX Cash technology delivery. The team has a direct development and support responsibility for key FX business systems and an overall end-to-end remit for systems implementation across the Currencies business. We are searching for a world-class Developer to join our team building solutions within the high-volume FX space.

Candidates must be highly motivated with a track record of success in a financial environment.

Candidate will have strong experience in distributed low latency and high availability systems development.

Must have exceptional analytical, design, and coding skills in Python with focus on quality and the ability to learn and adapt quickly.

We are an organization with deep technical and industry experience that specializes in designing and developing highly distributed, integrated trading solutions in an environment where performance and scalability are critical to success.

Responsibilities:  Design, develop, test and document scalable, highly reliable, enterprise global systems in a structured, disciplined, and fast-moving environment.  Develop within a controlled process including design and code reviews.  Support the production environment, assist in the diagnosis and resolution of incidents, and maintain the stability and integrity of systems.

Responsible for developing, enhancing, modifying and/or maintaining applications in the Global Markets environment. Software developers design, code, test, debug and document programs as well as support activities for the corporate systems architecture. Employees work closely with business partners in defining requirements for system applications. Employees are expected to have in-depth capital markets product knowledge, and manage a high level of risk. Employees typically have in-depth knowledge of development tools and languages. Is clearly recognized as a content expert by peers. Individual contributor role. Typically requires 5-7 years of applicable experience.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exceptional development skills in Python on Linux/UNIX. 
  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuing integration in a large environment.
  • Solid Traded Products experience.
  • Ability to work in fast development environment and quickly adapt to the changes.
  • Solid OO design skills with an emphasis on distributed low latency, high availability systems,
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment.
  • Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree.
  • Strong knowledge of Micro Services and Service Oriented Architecture
  • 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 in TCP/IP networking 
  • Experience with Python performance tuning. 
  • Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools
  • Comfortable in communicating with business users

Additional Nice to Have Skills and Qualifications:  

  • Weblogic, JBOSS or other application server experience.  
  • Test Driven Development using JUnit / Eclipse / Ant / Maven  
  • Object Oriented Database

Bank of America's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization....

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.


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Travel: Yes, 5% of the time


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