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Equities: Officer / Assistant Vice President, Core Java Developer, Global Markets Technology

Singapore, Singapore

Job Description:

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.

Position Description

Electronic Trading Technology (ETT) develops products for facilitating access to electronic markets, automating and optimizing execution via value-added algorithms and strategies, and analyzing transaction flow pre- and post-execution. ETT at BAML has positioned itself as a leading cutting edge technology organization that delivers superior service and capabilities to its internal and external clients. This strategy is embodied by its low-latency, highly responsive electronic trading platform and cost-effective infrastructure based on industry-leading technologies.

The ETT team is a Global team with High visibility across the business and technology spectrum and has strong presence in every region (Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific). We are seeking to hire a Front Office Business facing Technology specialist role for our core technology backbone applications which comprises of components facilitating client connectivity, order management and market connectivity. We are looking for individuals who are excited to design in-house trading systems which are robust, resilient and super low latency

Key Responsibilities

This particular position, of Java Developer, encompasses the following responsibilities:

  • Hands on design, development, testing and deployment of server-side services and applications supporting the business
  • Optimizing the platform by using network and systems programming and other advanced techniques to minimize latency
  • Working closely with the Global ETT teams to take the platform to the next level.
  • Providing support for the desk with product related questions or issues.
  • Be a team player

Key Requirements

Our ideal candidate is an individual contributor with  3 years of experience in software development with a degree in computer science and:

  • Strong fundamentals in data structures, algorithms and object oriented programming in Java Strong familiarity with multithreading concepts, network and socket programming.
  • Prior knowledge of C++ is a strong plus. Familiar with Shell Scripting/Python/Perl etc.
  • Experience with Agile development/automated testing. Excellent communications skills, prior experience in business facing role.
  • Experience of working in a distributed development environment (Git/JIRA/gradle/ etc.)
  • Laser like focus in identifying automation opportunities/process simplification.
  • Knowledge of FIX protocol would be a strong plus

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Primary Location:
2 HARBOURFRONT PLACE, #02-01, Singapore, 098499