FICC: Assistant Vice President, Core Java Software Developer, Global Markets Technology

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch
  • 26 Sep 18 2018-09-26

FICC: Assistant Vice President, Core Java Software Developer, Global Markets Technology

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:
Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 40 countries. In the U.S alone, we serve almost all Fortune 500 companies and approximately 59 million consumers and small-business customers. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the World
Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 23 offices in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region's leading financial services companies.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer.

Position Description
Background: The Global Currencies group is a growing ambitious organization, which is involved in the marketing and trading of a full range of FX instruments. The IT group that supports this multi-region business is part of a global team based in London, Singapore and the U.S. This role is based in Singapore, working in the Institutional eFX technology team.

Key Responsibilities

  • We are seeking an excellent Java Developer with experience in distributed low latency and high availability systems development.
  • The candidate will have exceptional analytical, design and coding skills in Java with focus on quality, open mind and the ability to learn and adapt quickly.
  • The role would involve extending and supporting the institutional electronic FX algorithmic execution system, building Market Access tools, integrating best of class vendor's products.

Key Requirements
  • Exceptional development skills in Java on Linux / UNIX
  • Strong understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application
  • Profound Unix shell scripting skills
  • Solid OO design skills with an emphasis on distributed low latency, high availability systems, including algorithmic execution engines, CEP, trade & order lifecycle management, pricing and risk management
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment
  • Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree
  • Strong multi-threading skills
  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Strong understanding of design patterns including why and where a pattern should be used
  • Experience in TCP/IP networking and sockets programming
  • Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools
  • Experience in 3rd line production support.

Desired Skills
  • C / C++ development skills
  • Python development skills
  • KDB / Q development skills
  • Experience working in a front office e-trading platform development team
  • Experience working with global development teams
  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuous integration
  • Experience with JVM tuning and garbage collection algorithms

Posting Date: 12/09/2018
- Singapore

Full / Part-time: Full time
Hours Per Week: 40