Lead Analyst
Bank of America Corporation
Mumbai
8d ago

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.

BA Continuum is a nonbank subsidiary of Bank of America, part of our Global Delivery Center of Expertise in the bank. Our employees help our customers and clients at every stage of their financial lives, helping them connect to what matters most.

This purpose defines and unites us. Every day, we are focused on delivering value, convenience, expertise and innovation for the individuals, businesses and institutional investors we serve worldwide.

We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent across the globe to ensure our continued success. Along with taking care of our customers, we want to be the best place for people to work and aim at creating a work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.

BA Continuum India Pvt. Ltd. supports business process, information technology and knowledge process across Consumer Banking, including Card and Home Loans, Legacy Asset Servicing, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Wealth and Investment Management lines of business at Bank of America.

Equity Linked Technology (ELT) supports the Global Equity Linked Products business within BAML’s Global Markets and Investment Banking group.

At its core is a diverse, globally distributed risk management and trading platform that addresses derivatives business needs across Americas, Europe and Asia-

Pacific. The ELT development team provides innovative solutions to speed equity derivatives trading, facilitate sales, assess risk and P&L, and automate trade processing in a supportable, scalable and efficient manner to drive competitive differentiation while managing risk.

Within ELT, is a suite of applications that support the Delta 1 trading desk. One of the primary components of the technology suite is the global equity swap management tool.

Features include Trade Capture and Amendments, Corporate Action and Trade Event Lifecycle Management, Posting of Cash Dividends and Adjustments, Stock Loan Desk Integration, Pricing, PnL, Client Position and Trade Reporting, Trade Grouping and Pair-

Off Processing Support for Client Strategies. There is also support for Give Ups, High Touch and Direct Market Access (DMA) trade capture flows

Job Description

The job requires leading, developing and enhancing the scalable swap platform. These are all critical high-volume, low-latency systems built using diverse technologies.

The candidate will get to see a lot of technologies, design paradigms and patterns in action, and get exposure to nitty-

gritties of the capital markets domain.

As a Swaps team member, the individual would be responsible for designing and delivering the strategic swap execution application : SSE.

He / She would be expected to be hands on in Java and / or Scala / Python.

The individual should be well versed with Global Markets concepts (equities preferred) and should be a self-starter.

The individual should be self-motivated, creative and proactive, to work successfully in a fast-paced environment including multiple platforms and applications and diverse technologies.

The individual will work closely with developers, BA & other team members throughout the SDLC, executing test iterations, tracking / reporting results, troubleshooting and coordinating defect resolution.

The individual should have a strong understanding of SDLC processes and the QA lifecycle and methodology.

The work involves both, developing applications from scratch as well as making enhancements to existing ones. It requires the ideal candidate to be passionate about and hands-

on with technology, and be a systematic, logical problem-solver. It will involve active participation in the system design and architecture along with its implementation, testing and deployment.

The ideal candidate would be a fast learner of the business area, someone with good programming acumen, and seasoned enough to work on the projects with minimal hand holding.

Responsibilities

  • Possess a high level of analytical and creative skills
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to the team on day to day work
  • Be capable of driving himself and the team to deliver projects with end-to-end ownership and accountability
  • Interact with Business Partners and come up with solutions
  • Understand business priorities and strategize with onshore managers on future work possibilities and growth path
  • Participate and provide suggestions in global technical design discussions
  • Responsible for functional delivery of assigned applications
  • Designs, develops, enhance, debugs, supports, maintain and tests software applications that support business units or supporting functions.
  • Be a seasoned and proficient technical resource
  • Flexibility in adapting to team requirements
  • Ensuring adherence to development standards, best practices
  • Ensuring high quality levels in all deliverables
  • Participate and contribute to Team / Project Reviews
  • Learn new technologies when directed as future development may involve diverse development platforms, software, hardware, technologies and tools
  • Work in a fast paced agile environment, under minimal supervision, with guidance from senior team members
  • Effectively convey message in both written and verbal development discussions
  • Adhere to team’s governing principles and policies
  • Participate in mandatory training and cross functions across team
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and zeal to acquire domain knowledge
  • Education

  • Education - B.E. / B.Tech / M.S. / M.Tech with good academic scores from top-tier colleges / universities
  • Certification NA
  • Experience Range 5 to 10 years
  • Strong in OOPS
  • Core Java / Scala with strong programming skills
  • Working knowledge of data structures, multithreading, memory management, design patterns
  • Strong SQL knowledge and understanding of databases
  • Good Analytical, Debugging and design skills
  • Be able to Face off to senior management / stakeholders in the US and the regions
  • Great thought leader and be able to come out with tech strategies
  • Ability and expertise working in AGILE development methodology
  • Must be a self starter, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Desired Skills

  • Good to have exposure on Python
  • Work experience in global markets equities Domain (preferably low latency)
  • Certifications on Domain / Programming
  • Work Timings - 11 : 00 AM 8 : 00 PM

    Job Location - Mumbai

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