Java Developer - Front Office

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: Java Developer - Front Office
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President/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:
  • Java software engineer working as part of a front-office technology team, delivery of software for the bank's Equities trading business, across multiple business areas.
  • Involved in all aspects of software development to deliver new business functionality, non-functional requirements, such as capacity, performance and availability, new regulations as well platform modernization and enhancements
  • Develop unit tests, automated testing and documentation part of changes being implemented
  • Provide level 3 function by assisting Level 2 team to answer queries from users
  • The role is based at our UK headquarters in the City of London

The Team:
  • The EMEA Portfolio Trading team is team of 30 members, having grown organically through many significant deliveries over the past few years.
  • The team works to deliver complex solutions, closely with business and technology partners locally and globally, in an environment that encourages continual improvement and personal development.

  • Java - strong skills, hands-on experience, including multi-threading.
  • Unix / Linux environment
  • SQL / relational database skills
  • Positive attitude, enjoying working in team
  • Good communication skills

  • Exposure to Investment Banking (IB) domain (Basket trading, single stock trading, ETFs, Futures, etc.)
  • Experience with high volume distributed systems and order management systems
  • Experience with messaging frameworks/protocols - e.g. FIX
  • Python - hands-on experience
  • Automated testing, CI/CD build and deployment processes
  • Experience working in Agile / scrum team
  • Exposure to working as part of global team

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.