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Software Engineer III - GBS IND

Chennai, , India

Job Description:

Overview

Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.

We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent across the globe to ensure our continued success. Along with taking care of our customers, we want to be the best place for people to work and aim at creating a work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.

We are a part of the Global Business Services which delivers technology and operations capabilities to Bank of America lines of business (LOB) and enterprise functions.

Our employees help our customers and clients at every stage of their financial lives, helping them connect to what matters most. This purpose defines and unites us. Every day, we are focused on delivering value, convenience, expertise and innovation for individuals, businesses and institutional investors we serve worldwide.

**BA Continuum is a nonbank subsidiary of Bank of America, part of Global Business Services in the bank.

Process Overview:

Shared Technology Services (STS) is a technology group providing Application Development Shared Technology Services to the Global Business Services. STS is one of several Global Technology & Operations (GT&O) transformation initiatives aimed at simplifying and modernizing our technology and operations environment.

STS is about the people who get our technology work done. STS is about building our own fungible – or interchangeable – pools of in-house technology resources, keeping intellectual capital inside the bank. The members of this group will provide subject matter expertise on their respective technology domains.

Job Description:

The Individual will be a part of Shared Technology Services (STS) providing Mainframe based solutions to multiple lines of business. He/she will act as a consultant to the projects by providing best practices and offering solution accelerators for the projects and collaborate with the delivery team.

Responsibilities

  • Be a good team player.
  • Following established written procedures, guidelines and techniques, develops, enhances, tests, supports, maintains, and debugs software applications that support business units or support functions.
  • Perform spike/proof of concept as necessary to mitigate risk or implement new ideas.
  • Assist team with resolving technical complexities involved in realizing story work.
  • Design/develop/modify architecture components, application interfaces, and solution enablers while ensuring principal architecture integrity is maintained.
  • Design/develop/maintain automated test suites (integration, regression, performance).
  • Set up and develop a continuous integration/continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Create technical specifications and test plans.
  • Provide Weekend/On Call support during application releases.
  • Should be able to work in shifts, if business demands
  • Flexibility in adapting to team requirements
  • Ensuring adherence to development standards, best practices
  • Ensuring high quality levels in all deliverables
  • Adhere to team’s governing principles and policies
  • Participate in mandatory training and cross functions across team
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and zeal to acquire domain knowledge
  • Participate and contribute to Team/Project Reviews
  • Actively involved in Process improvements and automations
  • Act as a consultant during project engagements and bring value in every transactions

Requirements

  • Education: B.E./ B. Tech/M.E./M. Tech/BSC/MSC/BCA/MCA (prefer IT/CS specialization)
  • Certifications If Any:
  • Experience Range: 10-12 Years
  • Foundational Skill: 
    • Good experience in analysis and design.
    • Should be a hands on developer with experience of developing and testing components using mainframe technologies of COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, Endevor, BMC Utilities, and SPUFI etc.
    • Good knowledge on development life cycle – both waterfall and agile.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential. Must be pro-active, enthusiastic, flexible, and results driven.
    • Should be well versed with Agile Delivery model
    • Strong domain knowledge and product knowledge
    • Work independently - Require less oversight/assistance
    • Ensure processes are followed at all stages of Software Development Life Cycle
    • Participate/host calls independently with onshore/offshore team
    • Support SIT/UAT testing needs in QA environment
    • Help resolve ABENDS, issues in production and QA region and escalate as necessary.
    • Perform Adhoc tasks, and SIT support, as part of day to day activities. Work on small enhancements and fixes as requested by the Application Manager.
    • Excellent communication skills
  • Desired skills:
    • Strong analytical skills
    • A proactive approach to problem solving and think innovatively
    • JIRA Tool knowledge preferred
    • IBM Rational Developer (IDz ), Java, TOPAZ Connect ,ADDI(application analyzer)
    • Mainframe Modernization tools like Git hub, Jenkins, Ansible, Docker etc.
  • Work Timings: General Shift (11:00 AM to 8:00 PM)
  • Job Location: Chennai

Job Band:

H6

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

45

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Overview

Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.

We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent across the globe to ensure our continued success. Along with taking care of our customers, we want to be the best place for people to work and aim at creating a work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.

We are a part of the Global Business Services which delivers technology and operations capabilities to Bank of America lines of business (LOB) and enterprise functions.

Our employees help our customers and clients at every stage of their financial lives, helping them connect to what matters most. This purpose defines and unites us. Every day, we are focused on delivering value, convenience, expertise and innovation for individuals, businesses and institutional investors we serve worldwide.

**BA Continuum is a nonbank subsidiary of Bank of America, part of Global Business Services in the bank.

Process Overview:

Shared Technology Services (STS) is a technology group providing Application Development Shared Technology Services to the Global Business Services. STS is one of several Global Technology & Operations (GT&O) transformation initiatives aimed at simplifying and modernizing our technology and operations environment.

STS is about the people who get our technology work done. STS is about building our own fungible – or interchangeable – pools of in-house technology resources, keeping intellectual capital inside the bank. The members of this group will provide subject matter expertise on their respective technology domains.

Job Description:

The Individual will be a part of Shared Technology Services (STS) providing Mainframe based solutions to multiple lines of business. He/she will act as a consultant to the projects by providing best practices and offering solution accelerators for the projects and collaborate with the delivery team.

Responsibilities

  • Be a good team player.
  • Following established written procedures, guidelines and techniques, develops, enhances, tests, supports, maintains, and debugs software applications that support business units or support functions.
  • Perform spike/proof of concept as necessary to mitigate risk or implement new ideas.
  • Assist team with resolving technical complexities involved in realizing story work.
  • Design/develop/modify architecture components, application interfaces, and solution enablers while ensuring principal architecture integrity is maintained.
  • Design/develop/maintain automated test suites (integration, regression, performance).
  • Set up and develop a continuous integration/continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Create technical specifications and test plans.
  • Provide Weekend/On Call support during application releases.
  • Should be able to work in shifts, if business demands
  • Flexibility in adapting to team requirements
  • Ensuring adherence to development standards, best practices
  • Ensuring high quality levels in all deliverables
  • Adhere to team’s governing principles and policies
  • Participate in mandatory training and cross functions across team
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and zeal to acquire domain knowledge
  • Participate and contribute to Team/Project Reviews
  • Actively involved in Process improvements and automations
  • Act as a consultant during project engagements and bring value in every transactions

Requirements

  • Education: B.E./ B. Tech/M.E./M. Tech/BSC/MSC/BCA/MCA (prefer IT/CS specialization)
  • Certifications If Any:
  • Experience Range: 10-12 Years
  • Foundational Skill: 
    • Good experience in analysis and design.
    • Should be a hands on developer with experience of developing and testing components using mainframe technologies of COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, Endevor, BMC Utilities, and SPUFI etc.
    • Good knowledge on development life cycle – both waterfall and agile.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential. Must be pro-active, enthusiastic, flexible, and results driven.
    • Should be well versed with Agile Delivery model
    • Strong domain knowledge and product knowledge
    • Work independently - Require less oversight/assistance
    • Ensure processes are followed at all stages of Software Development Life Cycle
    • Participate/host calls independently with onshore/offshore team
    • Support SIT/UAT testing needs in QA environment
    • Help resolve ABENDS, issues in production and QA region and escalate as necessary.
    • Perform Adhoc tasks, and SIT support, as part of day to day activities. Work on small enhancements and fixes as requested by the Application Manager.
    • Excellent communication skills
  • Desired skills:
    • Strong analytical skills
    • A proactive approach to problem solving and think innovatively
    • JIRA Tool knowledge preferred
    • IBM Rational Developer (IDz ), Java, TOPAZ Connect ,ADDI(application analyzer)
    • Mainframe Modernization tools like Git hub, Jenkins, Ansible, Docker etc.
  • Work Timings: General Shift (11:00 AM to 8:00 PM)
  • Job Location: Chennai

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21048534

Band: H6

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Anjali Mishra

Referral Bonus:

0