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Equities: Assistant Vice President, C++ Software Engineer, Global Markets Technology

Singapore, , Singapore;

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About Bank of America:

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 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. 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 19 cities 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.

Role Overview

The CSAT group has been tasked with building the next generation of low latency market data distribution for electronic trading applications. The team, while having a global presence, requires experienced, dedicated developers to ensure functionality of the platform matches the specifics of the local markets.

The CSAT team is a global team with an established presence in AMRS and EMEA and a growing presence in APAC. We aim to maintain a global perspective while recognizing and responding to specific regional requirements that make each market unique.

The requirement is for a C++ developer.  Developers are responsible for partnering closely with technology teams in the electronic trading space to provide a market data solution that allows the business to grow and thrive in an increasingly competitive landscape. We are looking for a core developer to provide both APAC specific features and customizations of the core CSAT framework, a low-latency, high throughput C++ platform for decoding and distributing tick market data.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle, including, but not limited to, research, technical design, implementation in C++, and testing
  • Work with other stakeholders in Electronic Trading to ensure requirements are met for new functionality or exchange driven changes
  • Collaborate with support operations to ensure timely resolution of production incidents

Key Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of C++, including recent updates to the language
  • Have an understanding of and experience with multithreaded systems, and low latency IO
  • Have a good knowledge of network programming and optimization
  • Understanding of and experience with design patterns (Observer, Factory, Singleton etc.)
  • Team Player - Must be able to work with and take technical direction from the team lead.
  • Can demonstrate ability to work in a multi-faceted role (development with some testing, support and analysis.)

Desired Skills

  • Experience working with agile methodologies.
  • Demonstrable experience of front office system design and architecture (algo trading plant and topology)
  • Business Knowledge – Understanding of equities and/or derivatives markets.

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