GMOT: Vice President - Programmer Prof MKTS

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch
  • 24 Sep 17

GMOT: Vice President - Programmer Prof MKTS

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.

Position Description
The role is for an experienced and skilled developer to work alongside an existing mature development team in the Middle Office Technology group. There will be the opportunity to contribute to the existing system and also on positioning the system towards a migration path for the next gen platform. Additionally, there will be the expectation for the successful applicant to fulfill 2nd level support duties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Interact with business partners, support and functional teams as well as end users for any collaborative type of work.
  • Generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo.
  • Facilitate the use of technology to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.
  • Proactively identify and implement opportunities for process improvement eliminating waste while increasing value to our clients.
  • Proactively identify functional or organizational processes and procedures that do not fit with the bank's risk framework.
  • Participate in technology projects or initiatives supporting organizational goals.

Key Requirements
  • Strong C++ background
  • Strong Linux/Unix skill
  • Java or Scala knowledge a plus
  • Windows development skills
  • Shell scripting (also experience in other scripting languages such as Perl/Python)
  • DB skills (SQL capability on Sybase/Oracle)
  • Familiarity with continuous integration type development model i.e. auto build and auto-test and support tools e.g. Jenkins
  • Familiarity with automated testing practices
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodology
  • Financial industry experience : equities (not essential but nice to have)
  • Good verbal and written communication

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer.

Posting Date: 16/08/2017
Location: JP--Tokyo

Full / Part-time: Full time
Hours Per Week: 36.25