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Equity Technology: Assistant Vice President / Vice President, Futures and Options Front Office Java Developer, Electronic Trading Technology, Global Markets Technology

Singapore, SG

Job Description:

Your background

  • You can code. Strong core Java fundamentals, including multi-threading, garbage collection concepts and performance tuning. Experience in .NET is a plus
  • You have a good design sense including knowledge of effective design approaches and patterns. When to apply and when not to apply design patterns. Clean, supportable, testable and performant code being the goal.
  • You have a sense of urgency.  Ideally having worked in F&O trading systems environment you will understand the importance to analyse problems quickly, provide feedback to relevant stakeholders and set expectations on remediation.
  • You have a strong understanding of agile methodology, with an emphasis on test driven development & continuous integration.
  • You are a team player with confidence and without ego as you will need to mentor junior members as well as receive guidance from senior team members.
  • You are broadly skilled who can pick up new technologies and concepts and apply them to your day to day work. You should have an understanding of tools like Gradle, Jenkins, Git, Ansible and Jira.

What you can expect

Successful candidates will report functionally to F&O Asia Pac Technology Manager, based in HongKong. Working within a 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.

BofA’s F&O trading platform is recognized on the street as having one of the largest footprints 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 Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia with smaller offices in India, Korea and Taiwan. The business groups are both Front Office trading desk as well as Back Office operations group.

What you will do

  • Primary role will be as a developer on F&O trading systems, using Java as main development language
  • Build out of features on ULLINK global order management & trading system (Java enrichments)
  • Providing 3rd level support function to ensure system stability and prompt follow up on user queries (Working closely with dedicated Production Support team)
  • Liaising extensively with internal business users & control functions. Possible communication with exchanges and regulatory authorities across the region.
  • Working closely with F&O Business analyst to provide technical input to analyst work and to be able to collaborate effectively with BA to produce desired technical deliverables.
  • Working closely with F&O QA Resources to communicate requirements and define testing scope and plans.
  • Communicate with software vendors for issue and inquiry escalation.
  • Analyzing new small business requirements from Front Office and Back Office and to translate to technical deliverables.
  • Being able to provide technical architecture input into technical design decisions.
  • Providing lucid, comprehensive, and well written documentation to enable training of dedicated support staff.
  • Keeping up to date with technical as well as industry sector developments.
  • Working within agile development paradigm to ensure unit-testing, coding and 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

  • You can code. Strong core Java fundamentals, including multi-threading, garbage collection concepts and performance tuning. Experience in .NET is a plus
  • You have a good design sense including knowledge of effective design approaches and patterns. When to apply and when not to apply design patterns. Clean, supportable, testable and performant code being the goal.
  • You have a sense of urgency.  Ideally having worked in F&O trading systems environment you will understand the importance to analyse problems quickly, provide feedback to relevant stakeholders and set expectations on remediation.
  • You have a strong understanding of agile methodology, with an emphasis on test driven development & continuous integration.
  • You are a team player with confidence and without ego as you will need to mentor junior members as well as receive guidance from senior team members.
  • You are broadly skilled who can pick up new technologies and concepts and apply them to your day to day work. You should have an understanding of tools like Gradle, Jenkins, Git, Ansible and Jira.

What you can expect

Successful candidates will report functionally to F&O Asia Pac Technology Manager, based in HongKong. Working within a 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.

BofA’s F&O trading platform is recognized on the street as having one of the largest footprints 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 Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia with smaller offices in India, Korea and Taiwan. The business groups are both Front Office trading desk as well as Back Office operations group.

What you will do

  • Primary role will be as a developer on F&O trading systems, using Java as main development language
  • Build out of features on ULLINK global order management & trading system (Java enrichments)
  • Providing 3rd level support function to ensure system stability and prompt follow up on user queries (Working closely with dedicated Production Support team)
  • Liaising extensively with internal business users & control functions. Possible communication with exchanges and regulatory authorities across the region.
  • Working closely with F&O Business analyst to provide technical input to analyst work and to be able to collaborate effectively with BA to produce desired technical deliverables.
  • Working closely with F&O QA Resources to communicate requirements and define testing scope and plans.
  • Communicate with software vendors for issue and inquiry escalation.
  • Analyzing new small business requirements from Front Office and Back Office and to translate to technical deliverables.
  • Being able to provide technical architecture input into technical design decisions.
  • Providing lucid, comprehensive, and well written documentation to enable training of dedicated support staff.
  • Keeping up to date with technical as well as industry sector developments.
  • Working within agile development paradigm to ensure unit-testing, coding and 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-22037999

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Wayne Tan

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

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