FICC: Assistant Vice President / Vice President, Software Developer, Global Markets Technology

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch
  • 18 Aug 18 2018-08-18

FICC: Assistant Vice President / Vice President, Software Developer, Global Markets Technology

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:
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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.

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Position Description
Background: We are seeking a strong developer to be involve in green field developmental efforts for FICC Emerging Markets (EM) Technology Asia where the group has been tasked with building the next generation Risk and PL analytics platform delivered through Quartz framework. The team, while having a global presence, requires experienced, dedicated and hands on development skills to ensure the APAC EM regional trade population is correctly priced, by investigating and fixing deal model and analytics while catering for Asia complexities.

The candidate is responsible for partnering closely with other technology teams and business users to shape the design of the next generation risk and work-flow platform, and to explain and reconcile difference in Risk and PL metrics to the business stakeholders. The successful candidate will be involved in all stages of the software development life cycle and will have daily interaction with traders / quants and support functions. As a Quartz hands-on developer, you will be mainly developing in Python. We also expect the candidate to contribute into next generation UI stack built with REACT framework.

Selected candidate needs to be have right aptitude to manage rapid market driven changes for EM regional business. This would involve constant interactions with stakeholders from business and support functions both in the region and globally. The successful candidate will be required to become proficient in the tools and procedures within short period of time and will be expected to make an ongoing contribution to improving the design, performance and auditable quality of the overall solution within Quartz Risk / PL space.

Key Responsibilities

  • Part of a core team of developers responsible for building Emerging markets Line of business specific solutions tools to manage Risk/PL/Market data infrastructure
  • Support and develop Quartz based building blocks to deliver on Risk/PL/Market data initiatives as well as data extracts for downstream consumers
  • Retirement of legacy platforms for front-office and contribute to critical Quartz initiatives for EM (CPRT / IMM / OPAL Risks & PL) in core technical architect and developer capacity to develop on REACT framework based UI and Python based server architecture.
  • Responsible for timely generation of risk metrics for business use

Key Requirements
Essential Skills & Background:
  • Python is the language of choice (Quartz) but we will consider candidates with very strong experience in Java / C++ /C
  • REACT UI framework experience would be very desirable
  • Computer Science / Core Science / Electrical or equivalent engineering degree
  • Very strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience in Design and development of enterprise-wide systems across all tiers
  • Very strong at business architecture, simplicity in technology design
  • Experience in supporting fixed income business in developer / management capacity
  • Extreme focus on automation to give time back to support and development teams
  • Experience in financial industry (Asset classes like Fixed Income or Equities)
  • Quantitative analytical skills and working knowledge towards derivatives / financial products
  • Front office experience and understanding of Risk / PL

Posting Date: 02/08/2018
- Singapore

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