Bank of America Python Developer in New York, New York

Job Description:

Overview & Job Description

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is one of Computerworld’s top 100 places to work in IT, and Global Markets Technology is undergoing a large organisational and software change. We are moving from traditional application aligned software delivery methods to a highly agile cross functional and component teams. This is one of the most interesting and exciting times to join an organisation like ours.

Our culture is one of excellence, teamwork, learning, delivered value and believing in our people. We look for new team members that love to learn and take initiative. If working amongst people who are committed to leading the industry appeals to you, then you need to apply for this role.

Our new systems are constructed in Python using Agile & Scrum delivery methodologies with a focus on Test Driven Development.


You will be a developer joining our Fixed Income FX Risk technology team in New York. You will be working within an Agile team, developing strategic risk management tools and maintaining existing code for the FX asset class. The code is written in Python leveraging an internally developed framework that supports an internal IDE for developers and offers various foundational components such as messaging, grid computing and true object oriented database for building high quality applications. The next phases of developing risk platforms includes opportunities to be involved in HTML5, React framework and Open Fin amongst other evolving technologies.

Our ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting modern agile software development methods. They will contribute effectively in a team atmosphere, connected to the needs of customers and will develop relationships with clients (trades, data consumers).


Must haves (in order of priority)

  • Development experience on Python (preferably) or on any other OO technology (e.g., Java, C#)

  • Understanding of Fixed Income Products with respect to basic Position/Risk management and P&L attribution

  • Excellent communicator who runs well in a collaborative team environment


  • Follows clean code principles (e.g., test driven development)

  • Experience of Agile methods

  • Understanding of FX products (FX Spot, Forwards & Options) with respect to Position/Risk management and P&L attribution

Enterprise Job Description

Responsible for developing, enhancing, modifying and/or maintaining applications in the Global Markets environment. Software developers design, code, test, debug and document programs as well as support activities for the corporate systems architecture. Employees work closely with business partners in defining requirements for system applications. Employees are expected to have in-depth capital markets product knowledge, and manage a high level of risk. Employees typically have in-depth knowledge of development tools and languages. Is clearly recognized as a content expert by peers. Individual contributor role. Typically requires 5-7 years of applicable experience. This job code is only to be used for associates supporting Global Markets.

Posting Date : 08/03/2018

Location :


  • United States

Travel : No

Full / Part-time : Full time

Hours Per Week : 40

Shift : 1st shift

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