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Software Engineer III - Reference Data

New York, New York

Job Description:

Software Engineer

The Reference Data organization is the firm-wide provider of product (financial securities), counterparty, agreement, book & 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.

The Cesium client reference data team is looking to hire a lead application developer to work on its strategic software platform responsible for sourcing, processing, and distributing reference data. This person will work in a large software development team located in New York, New Jersey, Toronto and Mumbai of 30+ developers and business analysts that is responsible for maintenance of Client reference data, workflow tools and data quality. He/she will be responsible for requirements, design, implementation, testing, and support of various projects ranging from 1 to 10 people in size. The focus for this role is to work with the various project teams, help them translate business requirements into functional and system requirements, and define viable high/low level design, utilizing appropriate Quartz design patterns and best practices. The role will also involve planning and executing software development projects to refactor and improve existing Client application components in order to support critical functional and non-functional requirements and improve the maintainability of the application. As a lead developer you will be collaborating with other members of Client Data to provide an overarching governance structure and perform requirements/design/code reviews on numerous projects within Client Reference Data.

Financial industry knowledge or experience is not required, but desired. 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).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and main large applications and code bases
  • Provide technical expertise in all aspects of solution design and application development various requirements
  • Possesses strong technical skills; provides tech knowledge and capabilities and coaches team members.
  • Will not have direct reports but will direct activities of a team for execution of projects. May be responsible for coordinating teams to accomplish development in a matrixed organization.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field8
  • 8+ years of hands-on software development experience
  • Experience in Scala, RDF, REST CI/CD, TDD, Java/JVM based solutions
  • Experience building web applications and backend services
  • Good interpersonal communication skills for tech and business conversations
  • Good analytical skills to break down requirements, solve complex problems
  • Must have hands on coding experience

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience working on high volume applications
  • Experience in performance tuning with good understanding JVM internals
  • Experience working in agile teams across different geographical locations
  • Self-Starter and ability to learn new technologies

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:

Software Engineer

The Reference Data organization is the firm-wide provider of product (financial securities), counterparty, agreement, book & 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.

The Cesium client reference data team is looking to hire a lead application developer to work on its strategic software platform responsible for sourcing, processing, and distributing reference data. This person will work in a large software development team located in New York, New Jersey, Toronto and Mumbai of 30+ developers and business analysts that is responsible for maintenance of Client reference data, workflow tools and data quality. He/she will be responsible for requirements, design, implementation, testing, and support of various projects ranging from 1 to 10 people in size. The focus for this role is to work with the various project teams, help them translate business requirements into functional and system requirements, and define viable high/low level design, utilizing appropriate Quartz design patterns and best practices. The role will also involve planning and executing software development projects to refactor and improve existing Client application components in order to support critical functional and non-functional requirements and improve the maintainability of the application. As a lead developer you will be collaborating with other members of Client Data to provide an overarching governance structure and perform requirements/design/code reviews on numerous projects within Client Reference Data.

Financial industry knowledge or experience is not required, but desired. 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).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and main large applications and code bases
  • Provide technical expertise in all aspects of solution design and application development various requirements
  • Possesses strong technical skills; provides tech knowledge and capabilities and coaches team members.
  • Will not have direct reports but will direct activities of a team for execution of projects. May be responsible for coordinating teams to accomplish development in a matrixed organization.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field8
  • 8+ years of hands-on software development experience
  • Experience in Scala, RDF, REST CI/CD, TDD, Java/JVM based solutions
  • Experience building web applications and backend services
  • Good interpersonal communication skills for tech and business conversations
  • Good analytical skills to break down requirements, solve complex problems
  • Must have hands on coding experience

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience working on high volume applications
  • Experience in performance tuning with good understanding JVM internals
  • Experience working in agile teams across different geographical locations
  • Self-Starter and ability to learn new technologies

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-21035144

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Jill Pipon

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
222 BROADWAY, NY, New York, 10038