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Software Engineer III

London, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Software Engineer III

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: London

Bank of America:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch provides comprehensive market, industry, product and advisory expertise to more than 140,000 businesses around the globe.  With unrivalled insight and access delivered by dedicated relationship teams, we connect clients with the right opportunities in more than 150 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) footprint comprises of 32 cities across 23 countries on three continents. The company is a long-established participant in the European markets, with a presence since 1922. Currently over 14,000 associates are based in EMEA.

Globally, Bank of America Merrill Lynch serves clients and customers in more than 150 countries and has relationships with 99 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500, nearly 96 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and 33 percent of the FTSE 100.

Role Description:

Algo trading Java developer to join the EMEA team to work on new initiatives and support for business critical algorithmic trading engines.

The requirement is for a core Java developer. The team is working on a number of algorithmic engines that support benchmark algos, smart order routing and internal crossing, serving the EMEA as well as global electronic business. Apart from a continuous stream of strategy enhancements, brand new trading strategies and regulatory requirements, the team is also working on a number of framework related items. The underlying platform has been built on a Java framework with next-generation cutting edge low latency and high throughput at the heart of the application. There is a high-degree of business interaction.

The main responsibilities of this role include:

  • Delivery of key functional changes to the ETT strategy engines
  • Delivery of core framework-level changes
  • Interaction with quantitative trading group / quantitative traders to capture core requirements
  • Being involved with all aspects of the development lifecycle (gathering requirements, developing code, writing unit tests, reviewing patches, performing 2nd level support etc.)

The Team:

The Electronic Trading Technology (ETT) team support the Electronic Trading business in the Global Markets and Investment Banking Group. The team provides innovative solutions for low touch, low latency trading, which includes FIX connectivity, low latency market connectivity, smart order routing, algorithmic trading and internal crossing.

The ETT team is a global team with a strong presence in every region (AMRS, EMEA and APR). We aim to maintain a global perspective while recognizing and responding to specific regional requirements that make each market unique.

The EMEA Electronic Trading Technology (ETT) team is a vibrant team of experienced developers, business analysts and QA experts working very closely with the business group. The team supports an existing fully featured Electronic Trading product set and is also actively rolling out the next generation Electronic Trading platform. The next generation program is a sizeable investment in ensuring that the business is ready for handling higher volumes of market data and customer flow efficiently.

Core Skills:

The following skills are required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • In depth understanding of core Java API’s (collections, concurrency, NIO etc.)
  • Have an understanding of and experience with multithreaded systems, working knowledge of the Java garbage collector, familiar with low latency I/O.
  • Understanding of and experience with design patterns (Observer, Factory, Singleton etc.)
  • Development practices - Must be able to use test driven development and be familiar with UML and OO design. Should have experience with Eclipse or IntelliJ, GIT, continuous build servers and Maven / Gradle.
  • Team Player - Must be able to work with and help more junior members as well as take technical direction from the team lead.
  • Can demonstrate ability to work in a multi-faceted role (development with some testing, support and analysis.)

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Understanding of benchmark algo and/or smart routing strategies (VWAP, TWAP, Arrival Price etc.)
  • Experience working with agile methodologies.
  • Demonstrable experience of front office system design and architecture (algo trading plant and topology)
  • Business Knowledge – Understanding of equities and/or derivatives markets.
  • Knowledge of FIX (heartbeating, login, sequence numbers, message types etc.)

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: Software Engineer III

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: London

Bank of America:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch provides comprehensive market, industry, product and advisory expertise to more than 140,000 businesses around the globe.  With unrivalled insight and access delivered by dedicated relationship teams, we connect clients with the right opportunities in more than 150 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) footprint comprises of 32 cities across 23 countries on three continents. The company is a long-established participant in the European markets, with a presence since 1922. Currently over 14,000 associates are based in EMEA.

Globally, Bank of America Merrill Lynch serves clients and customers in more than 150 countries and has relationships with 99 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500, nearly 96 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and 33 percent of the FTSE 100.

Role Description:

Algo trading Java developer to join the EMEA team to work on new initiatives and support for business critical algorithmic trading engines.

The requirement is for a core Java developer. The team is working on a number of algorithmic engines that support benchmark algos, smart order routing and internal crossing, serving the EMEA as well as global electronic business. Apart from a continuous stream of strategy enhancements, brand new trading strategies and regulatory requirements, the team is also working on a number of framework related items. The underlying platform has been built on a Java framework with next-generation cutting edge low latency and high throughput at the heart of the application. There is a high-degree of business interaction.

The main responsibilities of this role include:

  • Delivery of key functional changes to the ETT strategy engines
  • Delivery of core framework-level changes
  • Interaction with quantitative trading group / quantitative traders to capture core requirements
  • Being involved with all aspects of the development lifecycle (gathering requirements, developing code, writing unit tests, reviewing patches, performing 2nd level support etc.)

The Team:

The Electronic Trading Technology (ETT) team support the Electronic Trading business in the Global Markets and Investment Banking Group. The team provides innovative solutions for low touch, low latency trading, which includes FIX connectivity, low latency market connectivity, smart order routing, algorithmic trading and internal crossing.

The ETT team is a global team with a strong presence in every region (AMRS, EMEA and APR). We aim to maintain a global perspective while recognizing and responding to specific regional requirements that make each market unique.

The EMEA Electronic Trading Technology (ETT) team is a vibrant team of experienced developers, business analysts and QA experts working very closely with the business group. The team supports an existing fully featured Electronic Trading product set and is also actively rolling out the next generation Electronic Trading platform. The next generation program is a sizeable investment in ensuring that the business is ready for handling higher volumes of market data and customer flow efficiently.

Core Skills:

The following skills are required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • In depth understanding of core Java API’s (collections, concurrency, NIO etc.)
  • Have an understanding of and experience with multithreaded systems, working knowledge of the Java garbage collector, familiar with low latency I/O.
  • Understanding of and experience with design patterns (Observer, Factory, Singleton etc.)
  • Development practices - Must be able to use test driven development and be familiar with UML and OO design. Should have experience with Eclipse or IntelliJ, GIT, continuous build servers and Maven / Gradle.
  • Team Player - Must be able to work with and help more junior members as well as take technical direction from the team lead.
  • Can demonstrate ability to work in a multi-faceted role (development with some testing, support and analysis.)

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Understanding of benchmark algo and/or smart routing strategies (VWAP, TWAP, Arrival Price etc.)
  • Experience working with agile methodologies.
  • Demonstrable experience of front office system design and architecture (algo trading plant and topology)
  • Business Knowledge – Understanding of equities and/or derivatives markets.
  • Knowledge of FIX (heartbeating, login, sequence numbers, message types etc.)

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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Full time

JR-22030826

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Serena Coventry

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
2 KING EDWARD ST, London, EC1A 1HQ