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SR Software Engineer III Commodities Fixed Income Technology

Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Commodities is a highly successful global commodity trading business. Over the past 6 years it has grown very quickly to be a major player within Commodities Trading Markets. Commodities Traded include Power, Natural Gas, Coal, Oil (crude and refined products), Freight and Metals. There is also a quickly growing Index and structured transactions business.

Commodities Market Data is the in-house developed suite of applications, that serves as providers of all market data to the

Commodities line of business. It sources live market prices for the various commodity traded products from the various market data providers and make them available for Front-Office business operations, and assist in price fixings. The prices are fed to downstream Commodities applications for intra-day and end of day Profit and Loss view, Trade Bookings and Settlements.

Role Responsibilities:

Responsible for developing and delivering complex software requirements to accomplish business goals.

Ensures that software is developed to meet functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements.

Codes solutions, unit tests, and ensures the solution can be integrated successfully into the overall application/system with clear, robust and well-tested interfaces.

Contributes to story refinement/defining requirements.

Participates 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 in design and development of client requirements.

Collaborate with team to resolve technical complexities involved in realizing the story work.

Contributes to existing test suites (integration, regression, performance). Analyse test reports, identify and fix Test suite failures.

Documents and communicates required information for deployment, maintenance, and support.

Participates, contributes in the delivery/release e.g. branching timelines, pull requests, issue triage, merge/conflict resolution, release notes.

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.

Required Skills-

  • Strong development experience using Python, REST API Service, C#

  • 3+ years of extensive experience working as a full stack React JS developer (familiarity with redux a plus)

  • Exposure to enterprise messaging solutions (e.g. MSMQ, TIBCO EMS, AMPS or related technology).

  • Database development skills, experience with Object-oriented and Relational databases - SQL Server/Oracle/Sybase.

  • Experience developing software using Agile methodology.

  • Knowledge of JIRA tools and Continuous Integration capabilities.

  • Familiarity with web services, web sockets and microservice based architecture is a plus

  • Hands on experience in writing unit and UI integration test cases.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and experienced in communicating complex solutions with both technical and business users.

  • Excellent ability to debug applications.

  • Experience of Second Level Application Support.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and task with minimal oversight and supervision.

Desired Skills-

  • Source code management – Bit Bucket/Git

  • Experience in Financial/Commodities Trading/Investment Banking.

  • Worked as part of globally distributed teams.

Bank of America's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization..

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.

  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.

  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.

  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.

  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.

  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

5000

Job Description:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Commodities is a highly successful global commodity trading business. Over the past 6 years it has grown very quickly to be a major player within Commodities Trading Markets. Commodities Traded include Power, Natural Gas, Coal, Oil (crude and refined products), Freight and Metals. There is also a quickly growing Index and structured transactions business.

Commodities Market Data is the in-house developed suite of applications, that serves as providers of all market data to the

Commodities line of business. It sources live market prices for the various commodity traded products from the various market data providers and make them available for Front-Office business operations, and assist in price fixings. The prices are fed to downstream Commodities applications for intra-day and end of day Profit and Loss view, Trade Bookings and Settlements.

Role Responsibilities:

Responsible for developing and delivering complex software requirements to accomplish business goals.

Ensures that software is developed to meet functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements.

Codes solutions, unit tests, and ensures the solution can be integrated successfully into the overall application/system with clear, robust and well-tested interfaces.

Contributes to story refinement/defining requirements.

Participates 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 in design and development of client requirements.

Collaborate with team to resolve technical complexities involved in realizing the story work.

Contributes to existing test suites (integration, regression, performance). Analyse test reports, identify and fix Test suite failures.

Documents and communicates required information for deployment, maintenance, and support.

Participates, contributes in the delivery/release e.g. branching timelines, pull requests, issue triage, merge/conflict resolution, release notes.

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.

Required Skills-

  • Strong development experience using Python, REST API Service, C#

  • 3+ years of extensive experience working as a full stack React JS developer (familiarity with redux a plus)

  • Exposure to enterprise messaging solutions (e.g. MSMQ, TIBCO EMS, AMPS or related technology).

  • Database development skills, experience with Object-oriented and Relational databases - SQL Server/Oracle/Sybase.

  • Experience developing software using Agile methodology.

  • Knowledge of JIRA tools and Continuous Integration capabilities.

  • Familiarity with web services, web sockets and microservice based architecture is a plus

  • Hands on experience in writing unit and UI integration test cases.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and experienced in communicating complex solutions with both technical and business users.

  • Excellent ability to debug applications.

  • Experience of Second Level Application Support.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and task with minimal oversight and supervision.

Desired Skills-

  • Source code management – Bit Bucket/Git

  • Experience in Financial/Commodities Trading/Investment Banking.

  • Worked as part of globally distributed teams.

Bank of America's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization..

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.

  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.

  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.

  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.

  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.

  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22087053

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Heather Degen

Referral Bonus:

5000

Street Address

Primary Location:
20 GREENWAY PLZ, TX, Houston, 77046