Programmer Professional Markets

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • 15 Jul 18 2018-07-15

Programmer Professional Markets

Job Description:
Reference Data Application Developer (Scala/ Java)

Job Description

We are looking for an application developer to join our EMEA Reference Data team within the Global Markets Technology division. The team responsible for delivery of a wide range of technology solutions which support the reference data requirements for Global Markets business.

This is an exciting role focused on application development using some of the market leading technologies such as Scala, RDF, Sparql, Big Data, Apache Hadoop, HBase, Hive, Shark, Spark etc. We use Agile methodology for all the development.

This is a development-centric role and you will be expected to deliver technical solutions by managing all phases of software development life cycle. You must be able to analyze business or technical requirements and design solutions to develop critical components of Reference Data technology stack. You must be a good team player with strong communication skills.

This role offers an opportunity to work on some key regulatory programs within the Bank. Any prior knowledge of client/ product reference data domain will be extremely beneficial.

You must be a self starter and willing to work with new technologies.

At present the EMEA Reference Data development team is mainly based in central London but we are looking to expand it in Bromley as a strategic location for growth.

Technical Skills Required

  • Strong Scala or Java development skills (Scala would be the first preference but we will consider candidates with strong Java skill set and willing to learn Scala)
  • SQL Programming Competency (with practical experience of at least one RDBMS)
  • Strong understanding of software build/ release mgmt (with at least one build tool e.g. ANT)
  • Good understanding of unit testing concepts
  • Familiarity with development patterns
  • Familiarity with Big Data technologies such as Apache Hadoop

    Technical Skills Required-

  • Familiarity with RDF and SPARQL
  • Understanding of Reference Data domain
  • Exposure to functional programming (in case you do not have Scala programming skills)
    Soft Skills Required-

  • Proactively own and resolve details of high level tasks
  • Enjoy team working environment
  • Demonstrate an understanding of operational aspects of managing a software stack
    About Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.
    The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.

    Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
    Closing date: 25th July 2018

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