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Senior Vice President, Back-End Engineer

Company: Bank of New York Mellon
Location: New York
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:


Bring your ideas. Make history.

BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the "bank of banks" - 97% of the world's top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.

With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we're approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.

We're seeking a future team member for the role of Principal, Back-End Developer to join our Clearance and Collateral Engineering- BDS SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING team. This role is located in New York - HYBRID.

The Principal, Back-end developer role provides software development services and technical support for critical multi-tiered applications. The role also coordinates work within a team/project and leads the technical design, development, and documentation of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems. Responsibilities include requirements definition & formulation, analysis & estimation, application and data architecting, design & implementation, validation & verification, systems integration, operations support, performance analysis. Candidate must be able to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems where analysis requires evaluation of existing state of applications and maintaining business continuity while delivering new features.

The successful candidate will be an experienced, results-oriented, visionary developer who is able to serve our clients by developing and modernizing applications. Candidate is expected to have a complete understanding of software engineering principles and execute full lifecycle software development. Candidate must conglomerate ideas from IT leads & managers, product owners and Business Analysts in software solutioning and be able to effectively communicate the design decisions made. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to work under minimal supervision, meet objectives using good judgment and techniques.

In this role, you'll make an impact in the following ways:

  • Drive the design and implementation of scalable, high performing and robust applications.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues, and devise contingency plans.
  • Improve our software delivery capabilities via automation and repeatability
  • Conducts reviews of the code, test plan and release artifacts.
  • Develop code using secure coding practices
  • Leverage existing products/functionality and promote reusability.
  • Ensure resolution of project issues and conflicting workload priorities and escalate as required.
  • Provide technical mentorship and guidance to more junior engineers including code reviews
  • Help the tech management team shape best practices for developing, sharing, and continuously improving our software platform.
  • Identify and discuss issues with the team that might be overlooked, such as scalability, performance, or security.
  • Collaborate closely with team members to take shared responsibility for the overall efforts that the team has committed to.
  • Ensure compliance with the firm's delivery and regulatory standards.
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system.
  • SOA / API based software development using Java (version 11 and up), Spring Boot, Microservices, REST, JSON.
  • Experience with Database development using Oracle (must have) and Sybase (desirable) in Linux/Unix Platforms
  • Experience in automating CI/CD pipelines on large scale container platforms using Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with unit and end to end automated test cases, JMeter based Performance/Volume Test automation
  • Experience with Test Driven Development practices
  • Experience with GIT source code control
  • Strong knowledge of Agile Methodologies and experience with Scrum framework.
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving abilities and a strong work ethic with the ability to thrive in a team/collaborative environment
    To be successful in this role, we're seeking the following:
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required.
    • 9-11 years of experience in software development required; experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
    • Job holder must have understanding interdependencies and business impact of future IT plans.
    • S/he must have prior lead experience selecting and implementing vendor-specific methodologies and prior consulting experience with structured methodologies.
    • Extensive experience with developing and supporting mainframe applications required.
    • Job holder must have broad experience with multi-platform development tools and toolkits.
      At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here's a few of our awards:
      • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
      • Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index (GEI)
      • Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
      • Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN - 100% score
      • 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
      • CDP's Climate Change 'A List'
        Our Benefits:

        BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.

        BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

        BNY Mellon assesses market data to ensure a competitive compensation package for our employees. The base salary for this position is expected to be between $111,000 and per year at the commencement of employment. However, base salary if hired will be determined on an individualized basis, including as to experience and market location, and is only part of the BNYM total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, short and long-term incentive packages, and Company-sponsored benefit programs. This position is at-will and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, change in geographic location, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

        Employer Description:

        For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

        EEO Statement:

        BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Keywords: Bank of New York Mellon, New York , Senior Vice President, Back-End Engineer, Engineering , New York, New York

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