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Quality Assurance (QA) Central Risk Book (CRB) Technology

Bromley, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Quality Assurance (QA) Central Risk Book (CRB) Technology

Line of Business: GT&O

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President

Location: Bromley, UK

The Central Risk Book (CRB) technology team support the CRB business in the Global Markets and Investment Banking Group. The team provides innovative solutions for low touch facilitation of client flow, hedging and smart position management.

The CRB team is a global team with a solid presence in AMRS, EMEA and APAC. We aim to maintain a global perspective while recognizing and responding to specific regional requirements that make each market unique.

Role Description

The role is to work in the quality assurance area within CRB; assist in the front to back testing of CRB applications.  The role will require working with the business users, development, analysts and support teams to assist in the delivery of enhancements.

Day to day responsibilities will include defining and writing test scripts for various old and new CRB components and Market Data Platform.

Operating with primary focus on EMEA system development & enhancement, but also working closely with the Global CRB team and global projects based on business priority.

The Team

The EMEA Central Risk Book (CRB) technology team is a vibrant team of experienced developers, business analysts and QA experts working closely with the business group.  The team supports an existing product set and due to a focus on this business area within BAML, is also building the next generation GBAM platform.

Core Skills


  • Knowledge of Capital Markets, Equities, Indexes, Risk Fill, unwinds, internal crossing, single stock, ETF’s, position keeping,  Cross Currency, Index/ETF decomposition and Market Making

  • Proven experience of automated testing using Python scripting

  • Have basic knowledge of the booking process for Risk Fill booking and unwind booking

  • Enthusiastic solid-minded person able to work closely with the development team and help instil a testing culture

  • Solid team, communication and planning/organising skills

  • Experience of setting up test frameworks for new projects

  • Experience of the development of repeatable test suites for testing F2B processes

  • Practical experience of QA testing within investment banking

  • Efficient with UNIX, Java, C++

  • Experience with UNIX, PERL, shell and Python scripting

  • Detailed knowledge of the FIX protocol

  • Experience with Jira, Confluence, Autosys, ITRS


  • Demonstrates Initiative and Motivation

  • Manages reputational risk

  • Integrates IT and Business

  • Adapts One’s Own Skills / Abilities

  • Collaboration and working as a team player, discussing designs and collaborating on development

  • Attention to detail

  • Enthusiasm for solving challenging problems

  • Excellent communication skills

  • 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.

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