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Software Engineer II B - GBS IND

Chennai, , 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 all 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

Global Markets Technology & Operations provides end-to-end technology solutions for Global Markets businesses including Equities, Prime Brokerage, Interest Rates, Currencies, Commodities, Derivatives and Structured Products. Across all these products, solutions include architecture, design, development, change management, implementation and support using various enterprise technologies. In addition, GMT&O provides Sales, Electronic Trading, Trade Work Flow, Pricing, and Market Risk, Middle office, Collateral Management, Credit Risk, Post-trade confirmation, Settlement and Client service processes for Trading, Capital Markets, and Wealth Management businesses.

Job Description

This team operates in the Commodities area of Global Markets Risk Technology.

Commodities technology team within the FICC organization is responsible for the development, testing and on-going support of the systems required for the smooth running of this complex global commodities business. Systems range from pricing, risk management through to regulatory reporting. BACI Commodities tech team will work in close collaboration with the global teams spread across PACRIM, EMEA and AMRS.

This role will involve work developing and supporting the server side & UI components of the commodity technology suite of applications. The role will require close interaction with the traders and sales people, understanding their requirements, and developing and/or enhancing existing solutions to meet their needs. The candidate will also be responsible for analysis, design, implementation and testing of various components of a Structured Products risk valuation system.

The teams use agile development with varying levels of maturity amongst them. India team is distributed across Chennai, Mumbai, and the global team across London, New York and Houston. The role would require a close engagement with stakeholders in Global Commodities technology function.

Looking for candidates with 4-6 years of post-academic experience in complex application development (client and/or server) using C#/.NET and Python - Messaging middleware experience - Experience with database development on MS SQL Server 2012. An Ideal candidate should have a good understanding of financial products and specifically on the Commodities asset classes and insight of various venues and exchanges trading in Commodities.


Applications Developer - you will help develop, support, maintain and test software applications for Commodities Technology function.

This is an exciting and challenging high profile project within Commodities Technology that is ideally suited to an individual with the energy and drive for change. Ideal candidate should have experience in developing server side applications handling real time data. Should be able to independently design and high performance, scalable solutions and respond to a fast paced environment. Experience in GUI development and Front Office environments advantageous.

In addition to the above the person should

• Participate within milestone projects.

• Work closely with other commodities technology teams.

• Manage and escalate risks and issues

• Ability to analyze, design, develop and troubleshoot new and existing applications

• Learning new technologies and framework

• Interact with PMs and users to gather requirements

• Optimize and tune existing modules for better performance

• Collaborate with DEV/BAU/MAPS teams for deliverables



Bachelors/Master’s degree in computer science or engineering or similar

 Certifications If Any

Experience Range

4-6 years of experience

Certifications(if any): NA

 Foundational skills

o Hands on experience in server side programming using C#.NET and/or Python server side programming.

o Strong exposure to SQL server database or any other object based or RDBMS systems.

o Good understanding of OOPS concepts     

o Strong interpersonal skills and experienced in communicating complex solutions with both technical and Business users.

o  Must be able to handle multiple tasks and adapt to a constantly changing environment

o Exposure to threading and messaging services will be an additional value-add

 Desired skills

o Development experience in a large scale global software deployment

o Experience of Energy and Commodities trading would be very advantageous

Work Timings

11:30AM – 20:30PM

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