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Electronic Trading Manager ( 2nd line Risk Platform Product Management)

London, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Electronic Trading Manager ( 2nd Line Risk Product Management)

Corporate Title:  up to Director

Location: London

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Location Overview:

Our London office is based just a stone’s throw from the magnificent St. Paul’s Cathedral on bustling King Edward Street. Here you’ll find modern workspaces and a state-of-the-art auditorium space. In addition, we’re proud to host an onsite restaurant that shares our commitment to sustainability by providing delicious seasonal menus which have been created with the planet in mind. Make sure to take time for yourself and head up to our rooftop terrace and take in the spectacular views across London. Finally, your physical wellness is well-catered for with our onsite gym facilities and medical centre.

Role Description:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Electronic Trading Risk or Technology Product Manager to join our team and lead the product management efforts for our electronic trading risk platform. As the Electronic Trading Platform Product Manager, you will play a crucial role in developing and managing a cutting-edge platform to mitigate risks associated with electronic trading activities. This role requires a deep understanding of electronic trading data systems, governance routines, market structure, and risk management principles.


  • Product Management: Lead the end-to-end product management lifecycle for the electronic trading risk platform, from conceptualization to implementation and ongoing enhancement.
  • Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with stakeholders, including risk managers, the FLU and IT teams, to gather and prioritize requirements for the platform, ensuring alignment with risk and business objectives.
  • Platform Development: Work closely with development teams to translate requirements into technical specifications, oversee the development process, and ensure timely delivery of high-quality solutions.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay abreast of regulatory requirements and industry best practices related to electronic trading risk management, ensuring the platform remains compliant with relevant regulations.
  • Testing and Quality Assurance: Develop and execute comprehensive testing strategies to validate the functionality, performance, and reliability of the platform, collaborating with QA teams as needed.
  • Training and Support: Provide training and support to end users on the functionality and usage of the platform, addressing any questions or issues that arise.
  • Performance Monitoring: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to monitor the performance and effectiveness of the platform, implementing continuous improvement initiatives as necessary.
  • Documentation: Create and maintain comprehensive documentation, including user guides, release notes, and technical specifications, to support platform implementation and ongoing maintenance.

What we are looking for:

  • Degree in Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in electronic trading, risk management, and product management roles within the financial services industry.
  • Excellent understanding of electronic trading systems, order management systems (OMS), execution management systems (EMS), and algorithmic trading strategies.
  • Familiarity with financial instruments, including equities, fixed income, derivatives, and foreign exchange.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements, such as MiFID II, Dodd-Frank, and MAR, pertaining to electronic trading.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and make strategic recommendations.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Record of successfully managing complex projects and driving innovation in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Benefits of working at Bank of America:


  • Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner
  • Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons
  • 20 days of back-up childcare including access to school holiday clubs and 20 days of back-up adult care per annum 
  • The ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, critical illness etc.
  • Access to an emotional wellbeing helpline, mental health first aiders and virtual GP services.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program for confidential support and help for everyday matters
  • Ability to donate to charities of your choice directly through payroll and the bank will match your contribution
  • Opportunity to access our Arts & Culture corporate membership program and receive discounted entry to some of the UK’s most iconic cultural institutions and exhibitions.
  • Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local community.

Bank of America:

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 sex, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, socio-economic background, responsibility for dependants or 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.

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