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

Hong Kong, , Hong Kong;

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

Background: You will be part of a Global Markets Technology group responsible for supporting and enhancing an electronic trading platform for the securities and derivatives businesses. The team, while having a global presence, requires experienced, dedicated members to ensure functionality of the platform matches the specifics of the local markets and users.

You will join a global team, continuously improving an electronic trading platform that is strategic for several lines of business of the firm.

Members of this team are exposed to challenging tasks that allows them to get a deep understanding of the firm’s technologies, processes and trading floor users.

The culture of the firm is one that fosters excellence, team work, learning, delivering and believing in our people. You will be an individual who loves to learn and takes initiative.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be involved in supporting and improving a C++ and .NET based trading application for securities and derivatives, covering both front end and server side development, including working on automated trading engines.
  • You will be a core member of the global team and will be responsible for the entire delivery pipeline – from gathering requirements, writing tests, developing the system, and working with the tech partners and users to roll out the deliverable.
  • You will be expected to develop relationships across the regional and global technology partners and user communities as part of the deliverable.
  • Since the team develops and maintains an application for electronic trading, you will have the opportunity to learn and contribute on various other aspects of electronic trading applications used by the firm. This will also offer great networking opportunities with end-users in the financial industry.

Key Requirements
 

Competencies We Seek:

  • There are variety of programming languages and technology used in the team, ranging from C++, C#, Python, UNIX Shell script, Oracle, Tibco, AMPS. You will not expected to be mastering every single one of these. Where is a lack of knowledge, it is essential to have a right aptitude to learn, and ability to build from a gap into solid a competency.

Essential Skills

  • Excellent communication and social skills (working with traders), good attention to details and work well in a distributed team environment.
  • Application development in C++ on Solaris/Linux. Strong knowledge of standard library, STL, containers and algorithms.
  • Experience debugging multithreaded systems.
  • Hands on experience with database applications using Oracle.
  • Interpreted languages (Python, Shell Scripting).

Nice-to-Have

  • C# / .NET
  • Middleware experience using TIBCO, RV, EMS, AMPS or any similar technologies.
  • Previous experience in financial industry, particularly exposure to execution system.

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Full time

JR-20050603

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