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Python/ Java Developer

London, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Python/ Java Developer
Line of Business: Global Technology & Operations / Global Banking & Markets Tech - VT/VM

Corporate Title: Vice President
Location: London, UK
 

Here in our London office we have an opportunity for you to join our team as a Python/ Java Developer where we aim to push the technology boundaries further providing innovative products while supporting and slowly transitioning out of legacy systems.

Role Description

  • Front Office Technology (FX) and software development, deployment, and support of Pricing, eTrading, Market Making, and Trade Booking applications using agile methodologies.

  • Work with brokers and external clients to expand the reach of our electronic offerings.

  • Work closely with our business partners to improve the performance and quality of our prices from a tech standpoint.

  • Integration with upstream systems executing trades into FX BofA infrastructure, as well as compulsory enhancements to meet ongoing Regulatory programme demands (MiFID II, UMR, IMM, etc.

  • Liaising with Trading, Sales, Finance, Market Risk, and COO teams to understand requirements, create development plans, and implement changes across the FX technology stack.

  • Support and develop static data and market making tools within FX in line with simplification efforts and desk requirements.

  • Function as part of a as part of a high performance team, working on high priority deliverables.

  • Communicate effectively with various stakeholders across Technology and Trading, Compliance, Supervision, Risk, Operations, and other support partners.

The Team

FX Options technology is a global team supporting the FXO Trading business. The core of the team is located in London with other sites in Dublin, New York and Hyderabad.
 

The team is particularly friendly and a good place for talented individuals to reach their potential. We put a lot of focus in junior talent programmes, and a few of our key people have in fact grown through those ranks.

Core Skills

  • Exceptional development skills in any OO or Functional language including but not limited to Python, C#, Java, or C++.

  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuing integration.

  • Experience with large scale, globally distributed financial systems with an emphasis on high availability.

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment.

  • Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree.

  • Understanding of algorithms, data structures and design patterns including why and where to use them.

  • Understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application Experience in TCP/IP networking.

  • Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills.

  • Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools.

  • Experience in 3rd line production support.

  • Comfortable in communicating with business users.

Competencies

  • Derivative/Options product knowledge, preferably within FX.

  • Front Office experience, preferably in a FX or other Fixed Income or Derivatives Trading environments.

  • Experience of integrated Front Office Development environments (examples include, but are not limited to, Sec DB, Athena, and Quartz.).

  • Working knowledge of one of FIX Protocol (4.4), FpML or other standard financial models.

  • Experience of connectivity to third party systems such as broker feeds and trade repositories.

  • Knowledge of an SQL or NoSQL database.           

  • A Self-motivated, hands-on, driven individual.

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgement is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: Python/ Java Developer
Line of Business: Global Technology & Operations / Global Banking & Markets Tech - VT/VM

Corporate Title: Vice President
Location: London, UK
 

Here in our London office we have an opportunity for you to join our team as a Python/ Java Developer where we aim to push the technology boundaries further providing innovative products while supporting and slowly transitioning out of legacy systems.

Role Description

  • Front Office Technology (FX) and software development, deployment, and support of Pricing, eTrading, Market Making, and Trade Booking applications using agile methodologies.

  • Work with brokers and external clients to expand the reach of our electronic offerings.

  • Work closely with our business partners to improve the performance and quality of our prices from a tech standpoint.

  • Integration with upstream systems executing trades into FX BofA infrastructure, as well as compulsory enhancements to meet ongoing Regulatory programme demands (MiFID II, UMR, IMM, etc.

  • Liaising with Trading, Sales, Finance, Market Risk, and COO teams to understand requirements, create development plans, and implement changes across the FX technology stack.

  • Support and develop static data and market making tools within FX in line with simplification efforts and desk requirements.

  • Function as part of a as part of a high performance team, working on high priority deliverables.

  • Communicate effectively with various stakeholders across Technology and Trading, Compliance, Supervision, Risk, Operations, and other support partners.

The Team

FX Options technology is a global team supporting the FXO Trading business. The core of the team is located in London with other sites in Dublin, New York and Hyderabad.
 

The team is particularly friendly and a good place for talented individuals to reach their potential. We put a lot of focus in junior talent programmes, and a few of our key people have in fact grown through those ranks.

Core Skills

  • Exceptional development skills in any OO or Functional language including but not limited to Python, C#, Java, or C++.

  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuing integration.

  • Experience with large scale, globally distributed financial systems with an emphasis on high availability.

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment.

  • Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree.

  • Understanding of algorithms, data structures and design patterns including why and where to use them.

  • Understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application Experience in TCP/IP networking.

  • Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills.

  • Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools.

  • Experience in 3rd line production support.

  • Comfortable in communicating with business users.

Competencies

  • Derivative/Options product knowledge, preferably within FX.

  • Front Office experience, preferably in a FX or other Fixed Income or Derivatives Trading environments.

  • Experience of integrated Front Office Development environments (examples include, but are not limited to, Sec DB, Athena, and Quartz.).

  • Working knowledge of one of FIX Protocol (4.4), FpML or other standard financial models.

  • Experience of connectivity to third party systems such as broker feeds and trade repositories.

  • Knowledge of an SQL or NoSQL database.           

  • A Self-motivated, hands-on, driven individual.

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgement is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21002790

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Radley Barco

Referral Bonus:

0

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We’re a stone’s throw from the London Stock Exchange and the iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral and a short walk to the artsy scene and trendy gastropubs in Shoreditch.

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Primary Location:
2 King Edward St, London, EC1A 1HQ