Zinc Python Developer

at Bank of America
Location New York, NY
Date Posted October 29, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Job Description:

Summary:

The candidate would be responsible for building and maintaining software written in Python within the Bank’s Quartz environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with Business Analysts understand user requirements and to implement solutions to deliver data to internal Bank consumers using our existing frameworks.
  • Use Python APIs, user-facing UI tools and SQL to understand data related to populations, valuations, and risk sensitivities across the range of financial instruments and businesses within Traded Products.
  • Leverage Python, Sandra (no-SQL DB), AMPS (messaging) to build components in our stack.

The Zinc platform is the Authorized Data Store for Traded Products and houses a multi-year online repository of Trades, Positions and Risk. We load more than 6 billion rows into our Exadata platform daily. We provide data critical to many aspects of the Firm’s activities including Trading & Risk Management as well as middle office, back office, and regulatory reporting.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must have experience in Python, Java or C++ and some knowledge of SQL is helpful. Python is preferred but other experience can be considered.
  • Candidate must have a B.S./B.A. In Computer Science or similar degree and knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Candidate should have at least 2 years of experience in a role developing software.
  • Candidate must have experience other than Java EE and client side JavaScript.

Optional:

  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with UNIX or Linux
  • TDD/Agile methodology
  • Experience in Institutional Finance IT (risk generation, risk reporting, trade capture, etc.)

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.

LOB General:

Responsible for designing and developing complex requirements to accomplish business goals. Ensures that software is developed to meet functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements. Ensures solutions are well designed with maintainability/ease of integration and testing built-in from the outset. Possess strong proficiency in development and testing practices common to the industry, and have extensive experience of using design and architectural patterns. At this level, specializations start to form in either Architecture, Test Engineering or DevOp. Contributes to story refinement/defining requirements. Participates and guides team in estimating work necessary to realize a story/requirement through the delivery lifecycle. Performs spike/proof of concept as necessary to mitigate risk or implement new ideas. Codes solutions and unit tests to deliver a requirement/story per the defined acceptance criteria and compliance requirements. Utilizes multiple architectural components (across data, application, business) in design and development of client requirements. Assists team with resolving technical complexities involved in realizing story work. Designs/develops/modifies architecture components, application interfaces, and solution enablers while ensuring principal architecture integrity is maintained. Designs/develops/maintains automated test suites (integration, regression, performance). Sets up and develops a continuous integration/continuous delivery pipeline. Automates manual release activities. Mentors other Software Engineers and coaches team on CI-CD practices and automating tool stack. Individual contributor.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

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Job Description:

Summary:

The candidate would be responsible for building and maintaining software written in Python within the Bank’s Quartz environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with Business Analysts understand user requirements and to implement solutions to deliver data to internal Bank consumers using our existing frameworks.
  • Use Python APIs, user-facing UI tools and SQL to understand data related to populations, valuations, and risk sensitivities across the range of financial instruments and businesses within Traded Products.
  • Leverage Python, Sandra (no-SQL DB), AMPS (messaging) to build components in our stack.

The Zinc platform is the Authorized Data Store for Traded Products and houses a multi-year online repository of Trades, Positions and Risk. We load more than 6 billion rows into our Exadata platform daily. We provide data critical to many aspects of the Firm’s activities including Trading & Risk Management as well as middle office, back office, and regulatory reporting.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must have experience in Python, Java or C++ and some knowledge of SQL is helpful. Python is preferred but other experience can be considered.
  • Candidate must have a B.S./B.A. In Computer Science or similar degree and knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Candidate should have at least 2 years of experience in a role developing software.
  • Candidate must have experience other than Java EE and client side JavaScript.

Optional:

  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with UNIX or Linux
  • TDD/Agile methodology
  • Experience in Institutional Finance IT (risk generation, risk reporting, trade capture, etc.)

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.

LOB General:

Responsible for designing and developing complex requirements to accomplish business goals. Ensures that software is developed to meet functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements. Ensures solutions are well designed with maintainability/ease of integration and testing built-in from the outset. Possess strong proficiency in development and testing practices common to the industry, and have extensive experience of using design and architectural patterns. At this level, specializations start to form in either Architecture, Test Engineering or DevOp. Contributes to story refinement/defining requirements. Participates and guides team in estimating work necessary to realize a story/requirement through the delivery lifecycle. Performs spike/proof of concept as necessary to mitigate risk or implement new ideas. Codes solutions and unit tests to deliver a requirement/story per the defined acceptance criteria and compliance requirements. Utilizes multiple architectural components (across data, application, business) in design and development of client requirements. Assists team with resolving technical complexities involved in realizing story work. Designs/develops/modifies architecture components, application interfaces, and solution enablers while ensuring principal architecture integrity is maintained. Designs/develops/maintains automated test suites (integration, regression, performance). Sets up and develops a continuous integration/continuous delivery pipeline. Automates manual release activities. Mentors other Software Engineers and coaches team on CI-CD practices and automating tool stack. Individual contributor.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:
Summary:

The candidate would be responsible for building and maintaining software written in Python within the Bank’s Quartz environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with Business Analysts understand user requirements and to implement solutions to deliver data to internal Bank consumers using our existing frameworks.
  • Use Python APIs, user-facing UI tools and SQL to understand data related to populations, valuations, and risk sensitivities across the range of financial instruments and businesses within Traded Products.
  • Leverage Python, Sandra (no-SQL DB), AMPS (messaging) to build components in our stack.

The Zinc platform is the Authorized Data Store for Traded Products and houses a multi-year online repository of Trades, Positions and Risk. We load more than 6 billion rows into our Exadata platform daily. We provide data critical to many aspects of the Firm’s activities including Trading & Risk Management as well as middle office, back office, and regulatory reporting.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must have experience in Python, Java or C++ and some knowledge of SQL is helpful. Python is preferred but other experience can be considered.
  • Candidate must have a B.S./B.A. In Computer Science or similar degree and knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Candidate should have at least 2 years of experience in a role developing software.
  • Candidate must have experience other than Java EE and client side JavaScript.

Optional:

  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with UNIX or Linux
  • TDD/Agile methodology
  • Experience in Institutional Finance IT (risk generation, risk reporting, trade capture, etc.)

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.

LOB General:

Responsible for designing and developing complex requirements to accomplish business goals. Ensures that software is developed to meet functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements. Ensures solutions are well designed with maintainability/ease of integration and testing built-in from the outset. Possess strong proficiency in development and testing practices common to the industry, and have extensive experience of using design and architectural patterns. At this level, specializations start to form in either Architecture, Test Engineering or DevOp. Contributes to story refinement/defining requirements. Participates and guides team in estimating work necessary to realize a story/requirement through the delivery lifecycle. Performs spike/proof of concept as necessary to mitigate risk or implement new ideas. Codes solutions and unit tests to deliver a requirement/story per the defined acceptance criteria and compliance requirements. Utilizes multiple architectural components (across data, application, business) in design and development of client requirements. Assists team with resolving technical complexities involved in realizing story work. Designs/develops/modifies architecture components, application interfaces, and solution enablers while ensuring principal architecture integrity is maintained. Designs/develops/maintains automated test suites (integration, regression, performance). Sets up and develops a continuous integration/continuous delivery pipeline. Automates manual release activities. Mentors other Software Engineers and coaches team on CI-CD practices and automating tool stack. Individual contributor.
Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40