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Equities Technology : Assistant Vice President / Vice President, Central Risk Book Technology 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.

Team Overview

Our team supports the CRB business in the Global Markets and Investment Banking Group. The team provides creative solutions for low touch facilitation of client flow, hedging and smart position management. We are a global team with a solid presence in AMRS and EMEA. We aim to maintain a global perspective while recognizing and responding to specific regional requirements that differentiate each market. We are a diverse team of experienced developers, business analysts and QA authorities working closely with the business group. Our team supports an existing product set and due to a focus on this business area within BAML, we are also building the next generation CRB platform.

Position Description

We have recently secured 3 years of initiative funding starting in 2021 and we are looking to ensure the team is sized appropriately to deliver on all our business aspirations. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and self-driven Technologist who considers themselves an expert in C++ development to join us in Hong Kong. In this challenging role you will be responsible for delivering on a number of high profile key initiatives that will prove to be extremely lucrative for our business. The culture of the firm is one that fosters excellence, team work, learning, delivering and believing in our people. We are looking for a new team member who loves to learn and take initiative.

Key Responsibilities

You will be involved in deployment, support and improvement of a number of Central Risk Book applications, covering both front end and server side development. 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 also be expected to develop relationships across the regional and global technology partners and user communities. Your main responsibilities include –

  • Work on a Market Making Engine for Asia Central Risk Book

  • Contribute to a continuous stream of strategy enhancements

  • Be part of the team's major application restructuring and redesign

  • Contribute to the core shared frameworks for these applications that affect a number of related systems

  • Cross-team integration. There is a high-degree of business interaction in this role.

Key Requirements

  • 5+ years relevant experience in a similar role in Financial Services

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent experience using C++

  • Deep understanding of core Java API’s (collections, concurrency, NIO etc.)

  • Have a good understanding of Python

  • 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.)

  • Development practices - Able to use test driven development and be familiar with UML and OO design. Should have experience with Eclipse or IntelliJ, GIT, continuous build servers and Maven

  • A standout colleague - Can 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)

  • Educated to degree level in an IT/Engineering/Mathematics field

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Hands-on approach and willing to investigate problems

  • The ability to work across a global organization

  • Strong business and data analysis skills

Desired Skills

  • Experience working with agile methodologies

  • Demonstrable experience of front office system design and architecture

  • Business Knowledge – Understanding of equities and/or derivatives markets

  • Knowledge of FIX (heartbeating, login, sequence numbers, message types

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