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Bank of America Senior Credit E-Trading Application Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Senior Credit E-Trading Application Engineer

Chicago, Illinois;New York, New York

Job Description:

Senior Credit E-Trading Application Engineer

The Senior Credit E-Trading Application Engineer will focus on delivering our next-generation client connectivity platform utilizing FIX. Candidates are highly proficient in Java/Spring with expertise in developing FIX trading solutions. Successful candidates will also possess strong communication skills and feel at home interfacing with traders when required.

Responsibilities :


  • Deliver cutting-edge financial trading applications


  • Standardize market connectivity utilizing FIX in order to reduce/eliminate client onboarding time.


  • Java

  • Spring, JPA, JMS

  • FIX Protocol – Pre-Trade, Execution, and Post-Trade workflows

  • Message Oriented Architectures – JMS, AMPS

  • GIT

Strongly Preferred:

  • 5+ years professional experience developing FIX applications in a Java environment

  • Trading application development experience

  • Corporate bond product knowledge

  • Experience with bond trading workflows and terminology

  • gRPC

  • Ansible, Jenkins


  • Scala, GraphQL

  • Experience with big data and/or cloud architecture and storage - Hadoop, Spark, Yarn, Hive, Impala, S3, Azure, GCS

  • Exposure to monitoring, metrics and tracing tooling - ELK stack, Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana, Graphite, OpenTSDB, OpenTrace, Jaeger

  • Exposure to process/container orchestration technologies - Mesos, Kubernetes, OpenShift, docker

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.

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.


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No


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