FICC: Vice President, Programmer MKTS, Global Markets Technology

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch
  • 23 Nov 17 2017-11-23

FICC: Vice President, Programmer MKTS, Global Markets Technology

Job Description:
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.

Job Description
Job Description Role: CPRT Asia Senior Quartz Developer We are looking for a senior developer to be involved in the green field development effort for the Emerging Markets business 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 developers to ensure the APAC regional trade population is correctly priced, by investigating and fixing deal model and analytics while catering for EM market complexities.

  • Developers are 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 developer, you will be mainly develop in python. Selected candidate needs to be have right aptitude to manage rapid market driven changes in the APAC Emerging Markets business
  • The successful candidate will be required to become proficient in the tools and methods of the team in a 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
  • The successful candidate will work closely with the business and other stakeholders and needs to be hands-on and be able to perform within a busy demanding front office environment Responsibilities
  • Contribute to critical Quartz initiative (CPRT/IMM/OPAL Risks And PL)
  • Application programming/Business analysis and pricing models
  • Reconciliation of Remote risk population against legacy production risk
  • Migration of downstream local country feeds to source the data from Quartz repositories
  • Enhance core framework to improve Risk/PL stability and operational efficiency
  • Drive OPAL RV2 migration (front office workflow/risk GUI) Essential Skills and Background

  • Python is the language of choice (Quartz) but we will consider candidates with very strong experience in C++/C/Java
  • Computer science/Core Science/Electrical or equivalent engineering degree
  • Very strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Very strong at business architecture, simplicity in technology design
  • Very good people skills to navigate through regional/local/global counterparts and stakeholders Nice to have
  • 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

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer.

Posting Date: 18/08/2017
- Hong Kong

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