Gloss Developer - GMOT Securities

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: Gloss Developer - GMOT Securities
Corporate Title: Vice President
Location: Bromley

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:

We are looking for an experienced Gloss developer for a project improving stability in our applications. The application supports a business process within the trading cycle and is crucial to multiple business groups.

  • Analyse requirements, design and build solutions for changes to the trades processing applications in the EMEA region.
  • Interacting and building relationships with stakeholders, including business sponsors to understand and refine requirements.
  • Engage effectively with the Project management team and ensure the changes are delivered on time.
  • Responsible for delivering solutions for specific changes - either individually or as part of a larger project team.

The Team:
The EMEA transaction processing applications support upwards of 3 million transactions a day. The applications are based on both legacy and strategic platforms The team delivers a large volumes of business driven changes throughout the year including technical performance stability improvements.

The Transaction Processing team within GMOT Securities is a collaborative team working out of London and Dublin and off shore in India. The team is a mix of people skilled in technology or business functions with many members taking on multiple roles for analysing and developing changes. This is a very dynamic team with team members working on multiple items at the same time. The culture is one of excellence, team work, learning, delivered value and believing in our people. We are looking for people who love to learn and take initiative to really make this happen.

We have moved from traditional application aligned software delivery methods to highly agile cross functional and component teams. You would be working in an agile team delivering projects across business functions and technologies. This is one of the most interesting times to join our team.

Core Skills:
  • Hands on experience as a technologist with experience in programming languages C, SQL Server.
  • Hands on experience on Gloss applications
  • Experience with working on data repository tools like git, bit bucket, subversion etc.
  • A good background in modern OO language with experience in at least one of Java/Scala/Python/C#.
  • A history of consistent experience in successful application development in multiple technologies - we value a wide ranging experience and prefer people who have worked on many different types of projects.
  • An understanding of fundamental algorithms and ability to optimize existing code, for example oracle tuning.
  • Good communications skills are essential as all members of the team will have direct exposure to the business. Proficiency in written and verbal communication skills to support and shape the platform and clearly articulate technical designs and concepts.
  • Have a passion for developing best in class technology solutions
  • Demonstrate a desire for continual self-improvement through learning & development
  • Relationship building skills
  • A team player with exceptional interpersonal skills, e.g. believe in pair programming, collaborative working skills

  • Experience of having worked in the Financial Industry will be an advantage.
  • Experience of Specification by Example / TDD
  • Follows clean code principles.
  • Experience of Agile methods.
  • Experienced in using design patterns and following best software engineering practices.
  • Experience in working on high performance and high availability system development.

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.