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Senior Web Engineer

Chicago, Illinois;

Job Description:

Senior Web Engineer

The Senior Web Engineer (SWE) will implement versatile desktop solutions utilizing the modern web development stack to support the Credit e-trading space. The SWE will drive front end development best-practices, expand existing application functionality, tailor new solutions and champion both Developer Experience (DX) and User Experience (UX). Candidates are highly proficient in CSS, HTML & JS with excellent JavaScript fundamentals within modern frontend frameworks (e.g. React). Successful candidates will also possess strong communication skills and feel at home interfacing with front-office stakeholders when required.



  • Deliver cutting-edge financial trading applications


  • Design and implement scalable UI Architectures that permit independent releases and rollbacks of desktop components.
  • Define governance structures for UI teams.
  • Automate build, test, and deployment processes.
  • Develop and deploy design guides and languages for UX and UI workflow.
  • Strategically develop foundational components for cross team use: message abstractions, form generators, notifications and layouts.
  • Pursue a thin client approach to enable future agility (OpenFin).
  • Strategically develop nonfunctional requirements for cross team use: security, observability and monitoring, and logging.


  • CSS, HTML5, JavaScript
  • React, TypeScript
  • GraphQL / Apollo
  • ag-grid API
  • GIT, Jenkins

Strongly Preferred:

  • 5+ years professional experience developing front-end applications
  • Trading application development experience
  • Corporate bond product knowledge
  • Experience with bond trading workflows and terminology
  • Ansible, gRPC
  • OpenFin OR Electron
  • A11y


  • Figma / InVision
  • Design System experience / exposure
  • Human-centered design principles

Responsible for designing and developing complex requirements to accomplish business goals. Ensures that software is developed to meet functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements. Ensures solutions are well designed with maintainability/ease of integration and testing built-in from the outset. Possess strong proficiency in development and testing practices common to the industry, and have extensive experience of using design and architectural patterns. At this level, specializations start to form in either Architecture, Test Engineering or DevOp. Contributes to story refinement/defining requirements. Participates and guides team in estimating work necessary to realize a story/requirement through the delivery lifecycle. Performs spike/proof of concept as necessary to mitigate risk or implement new ideas. Codes solutions and unit tests to deliver a requirement/story per the defined acceptance criteria and compliance requirements. Utilizes multiple architectural components (across data, application, business) in design and development of client requirements. Assists team with resolving technical complexities involved in realizing story work. Designs/develops/modifies architecture components, application interfaces, and solution enablers while ensuring principal architecture integrity is maintained. Designs/develops/maintains automated test suites (integration, regression, performance). Sets up and develops a continuous integration/continuous delivery pipeline. Automates manual release activities. Mentors other Software Engineers and coaches team on CI-CD practices and automating tool stack. Individual contributor.

Bank of America's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization....

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No


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