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Cesium Scala Developer – Core Platform Team

Jersey City, New Jersey

Job Description:

Cesium Scala Developer – Core Platform Team

The Cesium organization is the firm-wide provider of product (financial securities), counterparty, & account reference data, which is critical to 500+ consuming applications spanning multiple lines of business (Global Markets, Global Wealth & Investment Management, etc) from the front office (trading apps, etc) to the back office.  Cesium is looking to hire an application developer to work on its strategic software platform responsible for sourcing, processing, and distributing reference data.  The platform is relatively new and we are looking to aggressively expand its functionality over the next several years.  The Cesium platform team needs a senior developer to lead numerous high tech, high innovative solutions supporting reference and all of GBAM Data. These solutions do and will serve as the infrastructure for new enterprise program applications (Datasets, NFRR, CCAR, Reference Data, Onboarding, and Tax).

This person will work on a 35-40 person software development team located in NYC that is responsible for building & maintaining our core tech platform leveraged by other teams within our org who are focused on building business applications.  He/she will be responsible for requirements, design, implementation, testing, and support of various projects ranging from 1 to 3-5 people in size.  The core technologies that will be used are Scala.  Depending on the project, he/she may also work with REST, DB2, various Apache open source libraries such as Spark, Kafka, Spray.

Financial industry knowledge or experience is not required.  The ideal candidate is a passionate developer who enjoys experimenting with new technologies and writing efficient, scalable, & re-usable code.  This team operates like a small tech company within a large financial institution.  Must have strong knowledge of programming fundamentals (algorithms and data structures)

Requirements:

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

  • 4-year Computer Science or equivalent degree

  • Experience with Scala (strongly preferred) and Java

  • Experience with front end development using frameworks like Angular

  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills and enjoys a collaborative environment

  • Experience with functional programming is a plus

  • Familiarity with Semantic Web (RDF) and SPARQL is a plus

  • Experience with distributed computing is a plus

  • Familiarity with Zookeeper/Spark/HDFS is a plus

TO BE USED ONLY IN ORGANIZATIONS DELIVERING SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS: 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.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Cesium Scala Developer – Core Platform Team

The Cesium organization is the firm-wide provider of product (financial securities), counterparty, & account reference data, which is critical to 500+ consuming applications spanning multiple lines of business (Global Markets, Global Wealth & Investment Management, etc) from the front office (trading apps, etc) to the back office.  Cesium is looking to hire an application developer to work on its strategic software platform responsible for sourcing, processing, and distributing reference data.  The platform is relatively new and we are looking to aggressively expand its functionality over the next several years.  The Cesium platform team needs a senior developer to lead numerous high tech, high innovative solutions supporting reference and all of GBAM Data. These solutions do and will serve as the infrastructure for new enterprise program applications (Datasets, NFRR, CCAR, Reference Data, Onboarding, and Tax).

This person will work on a 35-40 person software development team located in NYC that is responsible for building & maintaining our core tech platform leveraged by other teams within our org who are focused on building business applications.  He/she will be responsible for requirements, design, implementation, testing, and support of various projects ranging from 1 to 3-5 people in size.  The core technologies that will be used are Scala.  Depending on the project, he/she may also work with REST, DB2, various Apache open source libraries such as Spark, Kafka, Spray.

Financial industry knowledge or experience is not required.  The ideal candidate is a passionate developer who enjoys experimenting with new technologies and writing efficient, scalable, & re-usable code.  This team operates like a small tech company within a large financial institution.  Must have strong knowledge of programming fundamentals (algorithms and data structures)

Requirements:

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

  • 4-year Computer Science or equivalent degree

  • Experience with Scala (strongly preferred) and Java

  • Experience with front end development using frameworks like Angular

  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills and enjoys a collaborative environment

  • Experience with functional programming is a plus

  • Familiarity with Semantic Web (RDF) and SPARQL is a plus

  • Experience with distributed computing is a plus

  • Familiarity with Zookeeper/Spark/HDFS is a plus

TO BE USED ONLY IN ORGANIZATIONS DELIVERING SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS: 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.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21032844

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Jill Pipon

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
525 Washington Blvd, NJ, Jersey City, 07310