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Application Architect - Reference Data Technology

New York, New York

Job Description:

Application Architect

Job Description:

Looking for top-tier engineers who have a strong and successful track record of solving hard problems and out of the box thinking. We work in a dynamic environment and expect new joiners to be flexible, self-sufficient and learn our business, our data and our technology stack with minimal supervision. They will lead the push for horizontally scalable, high performance applications. 

The selected candidates will be working on the BOFA Reference data platform for Client, Accounts and Instrument data.

Some key points:

  • As per the description, we place heavy emphasis on the candidate’s ability to learn, adapt and work with minimal direct supervision.

  • The tech skills we require are not that common, so actual hands-on experience with something like RDF or Scala is less important than demonstrated willingness and ability to learn.

  • At least 5 years of heavy, hands-on, software development in a 3rd-gen language (Scala, Java,

  • Python etc.) is a requirement.

  • Test driven methodologies, working in automation of unit and regression tests, CI/CD is a plus

  • We also require the candidates to be capable of basic data analysis and requirements gathering. They should come prepared to learn not just the technology but our business processes and our data as well.

  • Experience in working with Agile development environment

Required Skills/Experience

- 5+ years of Java, Python (or similar) programming, Scala is a big plus

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

- Flexible, self-starter, fast-learner – willing and able to quickly learn new technologies and skills

Desired Skills/Experience

- Experience with functional programming is a big plus

- Experience with graph technologies is a plus. Familiarity with Semantic Web (RDF) and Sparql is a plus

- Experience with distributed computing is a plus. Familiarity with Zookeeper/Storm/Spark/HDFS is a plus.

- Experience with Selenium, Cucumber, big plus

- Experience with enhancing and maintaining mission-critical software in a fast-paced environment 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.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Application Architect

Job Description:

Looking for top-tier engineers who have a strong and successful track record of solving hard problems and out of the box thinking. We work in a dynamic environment and expect new joiners to be flexible, self-sufficient and learn our business, our data and our technology stack with minimal supervision. They will lead the push for horizontally scalable, high performance applications. 

The selected candidates will be working on the BOFA Reference data platform for Client, Accounts and Instrument data.

Some key points:

  • As per the description, we place heavy emphasis on the candidate’s ability to learn, adapt and work with minimal direct supervision.

  • The tech skills we require are not that common, so actual hands-on experience with something like RDF or Scala is less important than demonstrated willingness and ability to learn.

  • At least 5 years of heavy, hands-on, software development in a 3rd-gen language (Scala, Java,

  • Python etc.) is a requirement.

  • Test driven methodologies, working in automation of unit and regression tests, CI/CD is a plus

  • We also require the candidates to be capable of basic data analysis and requirements gathering. They should come prepared to learn not just the technology but our business processes and our data as well.

  • Experience in working with Agile development environment

Required Skills/Experience

- 5+ years of Java, Python (or similar) programming, Scala is a big plus

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

- Flexible, self-starter, fast-learner – willing and able to quickly learn new technologies and skills

Desired Skills/Experience

- Experience with functional programming is a big plus

- Experience with graph technologies is a plus. Familiarity with Semantic Web (RDF) and Sparql is a plus

- Experience with distributed computing is a plus. Familiarity with Zookeeper/Storm/Spark/HDFS is a plus.

- Experience with Selenium, Cucumber, big plus

- Experience with enhancing and maintaining mission-critical software in a fast-paced environment 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.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

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Full time

JR-21043515

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