Global Market Settlements Technology Delivery Lead

Bank of America Corporation
London, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:
Job Title: Global Market Settlements Technology Delivery Lead
Corporate Title: Vice President
Location: London

Bank of America:
We are a financial services company offering a wide array of opportunities across many functions. Our focus on the financial success of our clients - individuals, companies and institutional investors - shapes the way that we organize ourselves and run our business.

Global Technology delivers technology services globally across the bank's eight lines of business that serve individuals, companies and institutions. The team also focuses on digital banking, payments, infrastructure, data management and technology that enhances cyber security, and risk and capital management.

Innovation is at the heart of all Global Technology does. As a member of Global Tech, you will use leading technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence, as well as improved processes, to build our business. The team has replaced core platforms and simplified its infrastructure to improve speed to market. Its private cloud provides an environment that is scalable and secure. Global Tech uses data and analytics to enhance service, provide solutions and deepen relationships.

Role Description:

Equity & Debt Securities Settlement experienced Technology Delivery Lead required to fulfil the following role:
  • Work with the team, stakeholders, and technology leadership team to manage the product backlog, deliveries, key risks and issues
  • Develop and implement quality and timely solutions to business and technical requirement as required by key project stakeholders following the department's Agile working practices and principles
  • Provide Level 3 Production support for our strategic applications where required, trouble shooting and resolving issues that may arise
  • Understanding requirements to create user stories, test scripts and seeing these through development, QA, testing and deployment to re affirm the end solution meets the agreed requirement
  • Collaborates across teams to build out detailed functional and non-functional specifications
  • Effective communication within the team and project to manage risk and escalations where necessary
  • Functional review of the product after each iteration - Attending iteration retrospectives to provide feedback and improve the development process.
  • Possesses strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think 'out of the box' to identify the most cost effective, timely and efficient solution to requirements.

The Team:

The team is an Agile, Scrum team who are a collaborative, cross functional group made up of senior and junior developers, analyst/ developers, and technical SME's. They work closely together in 2 week sprints, are self-organising, and agree between themselves who will take on each task on the sprint board. The team will self-retrospect on a periodic basis to learn from what works well in the team and what needs adjusting and development and will determine actions to improve. The team learns together and supports one another as required to learn areas that others in the team may not be so familiar with.

Core Skills:

• Have experience in Global Markets back office core processes within the Settlements back office domain
• Knowledge of equity/debt settlement lifecycle flows are key with an understanding and experience of SWIFT MT54x messages
• Be experienced in following current best software engineering practices
• Be a team player, and have good organisational, collaborative, taking ownership, multitasking and people skills
• Have a desire to learn the technical domain to perform business and technical analysis on our strategic applications
• Capable of managing stakeholders and facilitate communications with them
• Has proficient written and verbal communication skills to support and shape the platform, and to be able to clearly articulate technical designs and business concepts
• Knowledge of Scrum, Agile and Lean working principles
• Experience of Specification By Example and user story creation preferred.
• Have the desire to challenge, ask 'Why?' and understand where the value is

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 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.