Python Feature Lead – Technology (Fixed Income)

at Bank of America
Location Charlotte, NC
Date Posted November 6, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Job Description:

We are looking for an expert senior Quartz/Python software engineer to work in the XVA Technology team. The XVA trading desk is part of the Counterparty Portfolio Management (CPM) line of business focused on managing counterparty credit risk (CVA) and funding risk (FVA) in the Bank’s derivatives portfolio. The XVA Technology team supporting the trading desk are a close-knit and high-performing global agile development team where collaboration and communication is key.

The successful candidate will work primarily on building an enterprise XVA data reporting application (RADAR) leveraging the Bank's strategic front-to-back cross-asset risk and trading platform (Quartz) which features a high-performance, globally synchronized object database and a flexible scripting environment based on Python. The role involves analysing and designing solutions for complex business data management asks following the full development lifecycle using Agile development methodologies. This will include delivering new functionality iteratively, assisting with testing and deployment of new releases, and providing 3rd level production support. The role also involves working closely with Trading, Quant, Finance and Risk teams in New York and London, as well as business analysts and project managers in Technology.

This role would suit an exceptionally smart experienced Python developer who is looking to work on a high-profile application in a critical business area.

Responsible for providing leadership, technical direction, and oversight to a team as they deliver technology solutions. Develops solutions and processes for delivering features based on their knowledge of design/architectural patterns and Agile/DevOps practices. Ensures the systems design and requirements are aligned to achieve the desired business outcomes, and that team practices and coding/quality principles are aligned to achieve the desired technology outcomes. They have built significant experience through multiple software implementations and has developed both depth and breadth in a number of technical competencies. Designs and develops and is accountable for feature delivery. Applies enterprise standards for solution design, coding and quality. Ensures solution meets product acceptance criteria with minimal technical debt. Responsible for compliance and security items and audit support at the team level. Acts as a liaison for production activities/issues. Works with Product Owner to ensure that product backlog/requirements are healthy, with clear acceptance criteria. Guides the team on work breakdown and execution. Plays a team lead role (as an individual contributor) and mentors the team. Guides team members with skills and practices (planning & estimation, peer reviews and other engineering practices). Identifies skill and role gaps, and works with Technology Manager to address them. Works with Technology Manager in creating resource contingency plans where required. Individual contributor.

Primary Skill

Python

Required Skills

  • Experience of development in Quartz Python
  • Experience of the full lifecycle of software development and delivery
  • Agile development practices including unit testing, continuous integration, refactoring
  • Excellent problem solving / investigation abilities.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and team-working skills
  • 5+ years development experience in a financial firm

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of derivatives and fixed income markets
  • Ability to work closely with business groups including Trading, Finance, Quant and Markey Risk
  • Exposure to Agile methodology
  • Experience in CVA, FVA, Credit Risk Management and CSAs

Bank of America's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization....

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

5000

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Job Description:

We are looking for an expert senior Quartz/Python software engineer to work in the XVA Technology team. The XVA trading desk is part of the Counterparty Portfolio Management (CPM) line of business focused on managing counterparty credit risk (CVA) and funding risk (FVA) in the Bank’s derivatives portfolio. The XVA Technology team supporting the trading desk are a close-knit and high-performing global agile development team where collaboration and communication is key.

The successful candidate will work primarily on building an enterprise XVA data reporting application (RADAR) leveraging the Bank's strategic front-to-back cross-asset risk and trading platform (Quartz) which features a high-performance, globally synchronized object database and a flexible scripting environment based on Python. The role involves analysing and designing solutions for complex business data management asks following the full development lifecycle using Agile development methodologies. This will include delivering new functionality iteratively, assisting with testing and deployment of new releases, and providing 3rd level production support. The role also involves working closely with Trading, Quant, Finance and Risk teams in New York and London, as well as business analysts and project managers in Technology.

This role would suit an exceptionally smart experienced Python developer who is looking to work on a high-profile application in a critical business area.

Responsible for providing leadership, technical direction, and oversight to a team as they deliver technology solutions. Develops solutions and processes for delivering features based on their knowledge of design/architectural patterns and Agile/DevOps practices. Ensures the systems design and requirements are aligned to achieve the desired business outcomes, and that team practices and coding/quality principles are aligned to achieve the desired technology outcomes. They have built significant experience through multiple software implementations and has developed both depth and breadth in a number of technical competencies. Designs and develops and is accountable for feature delivery. Applies enterprise standards for solution design, coding and quality. Ensures solution meets product acceptance criteria with minimal technical debt. Responsible for compliance and security items and audit support at the team level. Acts as a liaison for production activities/issues. Works with Product Owner to ensure that product backlog/requirements are healthy, with clear acceptance criteria. Guides the team on work breakdown and execution. Plays a team lead role (as an individual contributor) and mentors the team. Guides team members with skills and practices (planning & estimation, peer reviews and other engineering practices). Identifies skill and role gaps, and works with Technology Manager to address them. Works with Technology Manager in creating resource contingency plans where required. Individual contributor.

Primary Skill

Python

Required Skills

  • Experience of development in Quartz Python
  • Experience of the full lifecycle of software development and delivery
  • Agile development practices including unit testing, continuous integration, refactoring
  • Excellent problem solving / investigation abilities.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and team-working skills
  • 5+ years development experience in a financial firm

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of derivatives and fixed income markets
  • Ability to work closely with business groups including Trading, Finance, Quant and Markey Risk
  • Exposure to Agile methodology
  • Experience in CVA, FVA, Credit Risk Management and CSAs

Bank of America's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization....

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

5000

Job Description:
We are looking for an expert senior Quartz/Python software engineer to work in the XVA Technology team. The XVA trading desk is part of the Counterparty Portfolio Management (CPM) line of business focused on managing counterparty credit risk (CVA) and funding risk (FVA) in the Bank’s derivatives portfolio. The XVA Technology team supporting the trading desk are a close-knit and high-performing global agile development team where collaboration and communication is key.

The successful candidate will work primarily on building an enterprise XVA data reporting application (RADAR) leveraging the Bank's strategic front-to-back cross-asset risk and trading platform (Quartz) which features a high-performance, globally synchronized object database and a flexible scripting environment based on Python. The role involves analysing and designing solutions for complex business data management asks following the full development lifecycle using Agile development methodologies. This will include delivering new functionality iteratively, assisting with testing and deployment of new releases, and providing 3rd level production support. The role also involves working closely with Trading, Quant, Finance and Risk teams in New York and London, as well as business analysts and project managers in Technology.

This role would suit an exceptionally smart experienced Python developer who is looking to work on a high-profile application in a critical business area.

Responsible for providing leadership, technical direction, and oversight to a team as they deliver technology solutions. Develops solutions and processes for delivering features based on their knowledge of design/architectural patterns and Agile/DevOps practices. Ensures the systems design and requirements are aligned to achieve the desired business outcomes, and that team practices and coding/quality principles are aligned to achieve the desired technology outcomes. They have built significant experience through multiple software implementations and has developed both depth and breadth in a number of technical competencies. Designs and develops and is accountable for feature delivery. Applies enterprise standards for solution design, coding and quality. Ensures solution meets product acceptance criteria with minimal technical debt. Responsible for compliance and security items and audit support at the team level. Acts as a liaison for production activities/issues. Works with Product Owner to ensure that product backlog/requirements are healthy, with clear acceptance criteria. Guides the team on work breakdown and execution. Plays a team lead role (as an individual contributor) and mentors the team. Guides team members with skills and practices (planning & estimation, peer reviews and other engineering practices). Identifies skill and role gaps, and works with Technology Manager to address them. Works with Technology Manager in creating resource contingency plans where required. Individual contributor.

Primary Skill

Python

Required Skills

  • Experience of development in Quartz Python
  • Experience of the full lifecycle of software development and delivery
  • Agile development practices including unit testing, continuous integration, refactoring
  • Excellent problem solving / investigation abilities.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and team-working skills
  • 5+ years development experience in a financial firm

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of derivatives and fixed income markets
  • Ability to work closely with business groups including Trading, Finance, Quant and Markey Risk
  • Exposure to Agile methodology
  • Experience in CVA, FVA, Credit Risk Management and CSAs

Bank of America's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization....

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

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