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FICC Technology: Assistant Vice President / Vice President, Futures and Options Front Office Electronic Trading QA Lead, Global Markets Technology

Singapore, , Singapore

Job Description:

Your background

Key Requirements

  • Degree level education
  • At least 10 years of software quality assurance and testing
  • Experience in Unix
  • Expertise in test case creation and execution using test tool using HP ALM and JIRA or similar industry standard tools
  • Knowledge on F&O (listed derivatives)
  • Comfortable in working within Agile development paradigm
  • Experience working in a Global team across multiple time zones
  • Experience working on a distributed platform
  • Familiar with FIX protocol and electronic trading systems

Beneficial requirements

  • Knowledge on Trade flows, Equity/Fixed Income
  • Exposure in test automation and developing automation framework (using industry standard tools)
  • Experience as a Business Analyst
  • Experience as a team lead

What you can expect

Successful candidates will report functionally to F&O Asia Pac Technology Manager, based in Singapore. Working within a small team of developers in Singapore, Tokyo and global counterparts based in London and New York. The candidate will work on state of the art F&O Global trading systems used to support both internal and external users.

BAML’s F&O trading platform is recognized on the street as having one of the largest footprint for electronic connectivity to global markets and comprises a mix of internally developed as well as vendor components. The candidate will take responsibility for certain aspects of the system and will be required to perform both new development as well as maintenance on existing applications. The trading platform is based on ULLINK system, with the algorithmic trading engine and exchange line handlers being developed internally by the team in conjunction with other electronic trading development groups.


Business groups supported by the F&O APAC technology team are primarily based in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia with smaller offices in Tokyo, India, Korea and Taiwan. The business groups are both Front Office trading desk as well as Back Office operations group.

The technology team work very closely with the business users, often sitting on the trading desks during peak trading days of the month or when new features have been rolled out to the systems.

The development team also work closely with MAPS, which is a dedicated production support team who have day-to-day responsibility for the production environment.

What you will do

  • Primary role will be as a QA lead on F&O trading systems.
  • Assist in end to end testing of application to deliver high quality product.
  • Prepare and execute test cases/ scenarios and maintain regression test scripts. Test may be manual or automated.
  • Identify defects, analyze, report and bring to closure.
  • Setup and maintain test environment.
  • Ensure business, technical and functional requirements are met throughout SDLC phase.
  • Work closely with F&O Developer to communicate code changes and bug fixes, review testing scope and plans, and discuss defect raised.
  • Work closely with F&O Business analyst Resources to communicate requirements and define testing scope and plans.
  • Communicate with software vendors for issue and inquiry escalation.
  • Mentor junior QA members in the team
  • Working within agile development paradigm to ensure scrum methodologies are followed, with a frequent release cycle.

About Bank of America

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the world

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Your background

Key Requirements

  • Degree level education
  • At least 10 years of software quality assurance and testing
  • Experience in Unix
  • Expertise in test case creation and execution using test tool using HP ALM and JIRA or similar industry standard tools
  • Knowledge on F&O (listed derivatives)
  • Comfortable in working within Agile development paradigm
  • Experience working in a Global team across multiple time zones
  • Experience working on a distributed platform
  • Familiar with FIX protocol and electronic trading systems

Beneficial requirements

  • Knowledge on Trade flows, Equity/Fixed Income
  • Exposure in test automation and developing automation framework (using industry standard tools)
  • Experience as a Business Analyst
  • Experience as a team lead

What you can expect

Successful candidates will report functionally to F&O Asia Pac Technology Manager, based in Singapore. Working within a small team of developers in Singapore, Tokyo and global counterparts based in London and New York. The candidate will work on state of the art F&O Global trading systems used to support both internal and external users.

BAML’s F&O trading platform is recognized on the street as having one of the largest footprint for electronic connectivity to global markets and comprises a mix of internally developed as well as vendor components. The candidate will take responsibility for certain aspects of the system and will be required to perform both new development as well as maintenance on existing applications. The trading platform is based on ULLINK system, with the algorithmic trading engine and exchange line handlers being developed internally by the team in conjunction with other electronic trading development groups.


Business groups supported by the F&O APAC technology team are primarily based in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia with smaller offices in Tokyo, India, Korea and Taiwan. The business groups are both Front Office trading desk as well as Back Office operations group.

The technology team work very closely with the business users, often sitting on the trading desks during peak trading days of the month or when new features have been rolled out to the systems.

The development team also work closely with MAPS, which is a dedicated production support team who have day-to-day responsibility for the production environment.

What you will do

  • Primary role will be as a QA lead on F&O trading systems.
  • Assist in end to end testing of application to deliver high quality product.
  • Prepare and execute test cases/ scenarios and maintain regression test scripts. Test may be manual or automated.
  • Identify defects, analyze, report and bring to closure.
  • Setup and maintain test environment.
  • Ensure business, technical and functional requirements are met throughout SDLC phase.
  • Work closely with F&O Developer to communicate code changes and bug fixes, review testing scope and plans, and discuss defect raised.
  • Work closely with F&O Business analyst Resources to communicate requirements and define testing scope and plans.
  • Communicate with software vendors for issue and inquiry escalation.
  • Mentor junior QA members in the team
  • Working within agile development paradigm to ensure scrum methodologies are followed, with a frequent release cycle.

About Bank of America

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the world

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21068476

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Wayne Tan

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
2 HARBOURFRONT PLACE, #02-01, Singapore, 098499