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Equities: Assistant Vice President / Vice President, Core Java Software Engineer, Electronic Trading Technology, Global Markets Technology

Hong Kong, , Hong Kong;

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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.

Team Overview

The Electronic Trading Technology (ETT) team serves the Electronic Trading business in the Global Markets and Investment Banking Group. The team owns systems which provide innovative solutions for Low Touch Trading. This includes Client Connectivity, Low Latency Market Access, Execution Strategies, Algorithmic Trading, Smart Order Router, Workflow, Analytics and Internal Crossing. We are uniquely positioned in the sense that we work very closely with many different technology teams across the front office equities division, middle office technology teams as well as front office Quants and Product.

Position Description

Trading Engines team under ETT owns applications focusing on benchmark algorithms, smart order routing, and internal crossing. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and self-driven Technologist who considers themselves an expert in server side Core Java development. In this challenging role you will be responsible for delivering on a number of high profile projects, contribute to global frameworks and work very closely with Asia 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 developing and extending our systems for performance, coverage and new functionality.
  • You will be working with technology and business groups in the region and globally to deliver high quality products in a fast-paced environment.
  • You will be responsible for the entire delivery pipeline – from gathering requirements, writing automated tests, developing the system, working with the tech partners and users to roll out the deliverable and providing developer support in production.
  • You will also be expected to develop relationships across the regional and global technology partners and user communities.

Key Requirements

  • Strong core Java fundamentals, including multi-threading, garbage collection concepts and performance tuning
  • Knowledge in both Java and C# will be an advantage
  • Good design sense, including knowledge of effective design approaches in this domain
  • Possess a mindset of constant innovation & ownership of quality via automation & tools
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodology, test driven development & continuous integration
  • Strong analytical skills required to provide solution for complex business requirements
  • Team Player – Must be able to work with and mentor junior members as well as take direction from seniors
  • Good communication skills and ability to coordinate different tasks and work with different stakeholder groups


  • Electronic trading or Equities business knowledge
  • Algorithmic trading knowledge

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