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Software Engineer I A - GBS IND

Mumbai, India;

Job Description:


Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent across the globe to ensure our continued success. Along with taking care of our customers, we want to be the best place for people to work and aim at creating a work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.

We are a part of the Global Business Services which delivers technology and operations capabilities to Bank of America lines of business (LOB) and enterprise functions.

Our employees help our customers and clients at every stage of their financial lives, helping them connect to what matters most. This purpose defines and unites us. Every day, we are focused on delivering value, convenience, expertise and innovation for individuals, businesses and institutional investors we serve worldwide.

 * BA Continuum is a nonbank subsidiary of Bank of America, part of Global Business Services in the bank.

Process Overview

Equity Linked Technology (ELT) supports the Equity Client Solutions (- Derivatives) business within Bank of America’s Global Markets and Banking group.

The team is responsible for architecture, design, development, change management, implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive state-of-the-art application suite, to facilitate business needs including:

  • Creation, pricing, market making and issuance of exotic derivative products
  • On-demand and end-of-day risk computations, P&L calculations, market scenario modeling
  • Trade capture, processing, lifecycle management and reporting

The trading platform consists of multiple applications and services leveraging diverse technologies including Java, J2EE, Python, C++, .NET, Javascript, SQL and no-SQL databases, grid computing, test automation and DevOps tools, and numerous open-source APIs and tools.

Project teams are small. Each team member has the opportunity to make a direct impact on the business, and is expected to take significant ownership. Each member is presented with numerous challenging problems and learning opportunities. Everybody has access to the internally open-source technology stack and a view into complex enterprise architectures.

Job Description

Design & development / test strategy & automation for a front-office application portfolio, ensuring smooth, timely, bug-free releases.

Functional area – Risk & PL valuation and reporting.

The job requires solving technology problems – design and develop complex features, integrate systems, automate tests at scale while ensuring comprehensive coverage, system performance scaling, refactoring for extensibility etc. It involves engagement with stakeholders – traders, middle office, quantitative analysts, compliance, risk managers etc. - to understand business problems, and building pieces of the solution with rest of the team.


1) Either of the following:

            - Design, develop, test and deliver application functionality

            - Design and develop automated testing suite

2) Work closely with the team to solve technology problems and deliver timely, robust and optimal solutions

3) Ensure sustained, smooth production operation


  • Education: B.E. / B. Tech. / M.S. / M. Tech. with good academic scores from top-tier colleges/universities
  • Certifications If Any: NA
  • Experience Range: 2 to 4 years
  • Mandatory skills
    • Strong hands-on experience in one or more of the following:
    • Test automation and scripting
    • UI / Javascript programming
    • Python / Java programming
    • Strong engineering problem-solving skills – analytical ability, detail orientation, programming acumen (- optimal use of language constructs, extensible design, clean code)
    • Ability to analyze the domain quickly, and grasp and interpret data
    • Self-starter, with a sense of ownership
    • Ability to deliver to high standards without constant oversight
    • Strong drive to learn, and flexibility to work on multiple technologies
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Desired skills
    • Understanding of investment banking domain and equity / derivatives trading
    • Experience on complex, multi-tiered enterprise applications

Work Timings: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Job Location: Mumbai (Malad – West / Sakinaka)

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Mindspace, Link Road Malad, Mumbai, 400064
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