Bank of America - Software Developer

Here in our London office we are looking for committed Software Developer to join our Front Office Risk Team within Commodities. This is an exciting, dynamic role within a diverse locally-managed team based in London that collaborates closely with an equivalent team in USA, and other line-of-business risk technology teams also in London.

As part of the broader GT&O organisation, employees in EMEA benefit from working in a company that invests billions of dollars each year in leading-edge technology, and that excels in delivering operating services.

Our team expects excellence, rewards high performance, develops its leaders, encourages innovation, demands integrity, cultivates trust and teamwork, and promotes diversity and inclusion. That culture, combined with market leadership and a wide array of professional opportunities, enables us to attract and retain the brightest minds in the business.

What will your main responsibilities involve?

  • Developing Python-based intraday and end-of-day risk management software for Commodities front-office trading desks

  • Providing 3rd level support of the delivered technologies

  • Direct partner engagement to identify and discuss requirements to fulfil their various needs upon pricing, risk and trade capture

  • Build or improve both Python development skills and commodities risk knowledge through learning and on-the-job training

What skills and qualifications will you ideally possess?

  • Structured Software development experience

  • Experience of Python ideal but not critical – must be keen to work primarily in Python

  • Experience of JavaScript, C++, C# would be helpful

  • Experience of Agile Development Practise

  • Excellent communication skills (Verbal & Written)

  • Commodities Experience ideal but not critical

  • Enthusiasm to learn new process and challenges

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.

The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 19 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.


If you‘re interested in this opportunity please send your details to us by applying online.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mindset are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.