Python Developer

Closing date
10 Jun 2022
Job Description:

Job Title: Python Developer

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: Bromley

Bank of America:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch provides comprehensive market, industry, product and advisory expertise to more than 140,000 businesses around the globe. With unrivalled insight and access delivered by dedicated relationship teams, we connect clients with the right opportunities in more than 150 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) footprint comprises of 32 cities across 23 countries on three continents. The company is a long-established participant in the European markets, with a presence since 1922. Currently over 14,000 associates are based in EMEA.

Globally, Bank of America Merrill Lynch serves clients and customers in more than 150 countries and has relationships with 99 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500, nearly 96 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and 33 percent of the FTSE 100.

Overview of the Role:

The Bank of America has an exciting opportunity at our Bromley location. As a Software Engineer you will be responsible for developing and delivering complex software requirements to accomplish business goals. You will ensure that software is developed to meet functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements. Codes solutions, unit tests, and ensures the solution can be integrated successfully into the overall application/system with clear, robust, and well-tested interfaces. You will be familiar with development and testing practices of the bank. Contributes to story refinement/defining requirements. You will participate and guide the team in estimating work necessary to realize a story/requirement through the delivery lifecycle. In the role you will perform spike/proof of concept as necessary to mitigate risk or implement new ideas.

You will use codes solutions and unit tests to deliver a requirement/story per the defined acceptance criteria and compliance requirements utilizes multiple architectural components (across data, application, business) in design and development of client requirements. Assists team with resolving technical complexities involved in realizing story work. Contributes to existing test suites (integration, regression, performance); Analyses test reports, identifies any test issues/errors; Triages the underlying cause. Documents and communicates required information for deployment, maintenance, support, and business functionality.

Role Description:

We are looking for a senior, experienced application developer to design, develop & support trading system applications for Mortgages LOB. The candidate will work in an agile team for hands on application development using Python and SQL. Candidate should have hands on design experience of Trading and/ or Risk system services, software development experience of at least 7+ years.

Experience of Object-Oriented Database is desirable. Prior experience with BofA Quartz platform highly desirable as majority of the work will be on that. However, for the right candidate, lack of Quartz experience is not a bar. Must be able to quickly get up to speed on new technology. Good communication skills are essential and should be a self-learner. Good understanding of Fixed Income Products and trading/life-cycle management is highly desired. This position will be in EMEA. Prior experience working with Quants, Market Risk, Counterparty Risk, Finance, and Traders is desirable. Understanding of Mortgages/ Securitized Products, and or Loans would be beneficial but not mandatory.

The Team:

The global Mortgages Tech team is spread across EMEA, North America and Asia office and works collaboratively to support FICC Trading by supporting Global Mortgages & Securitized Products Trade Booking & Risk systems. Here in EMEA, the team is based in London, Dublin & recently expanding in Bromley. The team covers Mortgages, CDO/CLO and Munis technology deliveries. Technology-wise the team is heavily focused on the bank's Quartz platform, with coding principally in Python and good exposure to industry leading market apps like Intex and Bloomberg for Mortgages Trading & Risk Analysis.

Core Skills:
  • Python/ C++, SQL, Object Oriented Programming, Agile, Scrum Master, Fixed Income knowledge
  • Market Risk experience, Structured Credit Products like Mortgages/ CLOs

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

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.

This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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