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Electronic Trading Feature Lead (Equities Technology) - AVP

Johannesburg, , South Africa

Job Description:

LOB: Global Technology and Operations

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President

Location: Johannesburg

We are looking for a Feature Lead to join our Equity Technology team in South Africa. The function provides global development and support for the firm’s Execution business, satisfying the demands of internal business areas. A diverse range of systems are used globally to fulfil trade capture, settlement, charging and client reporting. This is a dynamic, client-facing department whereby technology team members are expected to be flexible and adapt quickly to new and changing requirements, priorities and roles as required. Main responsibilities include:

Building the Solution Right

  • Designs, develops and is accountable for feature delivery, as an individual contributor.

  • Applies enterprise standards for solution design, coding and quality.

  • Ensures solution meets product acceptance criteria with minimal technical debt.

  • Responsible for compliance and security items and audit support at the team level.

  • Acts as a liaison for production activities/issues

Work Planning and Execution

  • Works with Product Owner to ensure that product backlog/requirements are healthy, with clear acceptance criteria.

Team Mentorship

  • Guides team members with skills and practices (planning & estimation, peer reviews and other engineering practices).

The Team

  • Team of 4 located in Johannesburg South Africa

  • He/she will have exposure to all our local client community in Front Office and Back Office and will need to liaise with multiple technology teams both local and international whilst working on solutions

  • Team is trained on the most state of art technologies related to Software development life cycle including all CI/CD automation.

  • It is a well-established and mature team which has been in the ground for +20y;

  • As a small team working well together is critical and much emphasis is placed on the success of every team member through teamwork and collaboration both locally and in the larger organization to best serve the business

Core Skills

  • Significant experience in C# and RDB such as SQL server (preferred) or Oracle.

  • CI/CD tooling experience (GIT, Jenkins, XLR, Celestial, etc.) is desirable

  • Financial Markets knowledge is a plus

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.

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.

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1 Sandton Drive, Johannesburg, 2196