Sr. Spec, Full-Stack Dev
Corporate Technology-HR07321
 Pittsburgh, PA

BNY’s Finance Tech group manages the software that caters to the entire Financial Management process within the bank. In Finance Tech, there are three services namely Finance Data Lake, Finance Data Management & Analytics, and Finance Accounting and Procurement. More than 30 applications, which are supported within Finance Technology group, are categorized within these three functions.


  • Design and development of the software applications, which includes, but is not limited to, API design, database design, class design, and user interface design •
  • Testing and debugging of the software they develop, both in Unit tests as well as Integration tests
  • Troubleshooting issues that can be caused by business process changes, faulty code, training issues, etc.
  • Help resolve issues that other team members are unable to solve.
  • Provide innovative ideas and solution to complex as well as rather simple looking problems
  • Develop user interface using modern frameworks and practices like Angular 4/5/6, unit, Material UI, Responsive web design and React
  • Develop service API using modern frameworks/architecture pattern like Spring boot, Node.js, REST, micro-services
  • Follow DevOps best practices and automate as needed

Consults with internal business groups to provide appropriate application software development services or technical support. Provides application software development services or technical support in more complex situations. May also be responsible for requirements gathering and BRD/SRD preparation. Has thorough knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle. Conducts reviews of the test Plan and test Data. May allocate/ coordinate work within a team/project. The job holder leads the technical design, development and documentation of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems. S/he analyzes, defines and documents requirements for data, workflow, and logical processes and interfaces with other systems. S/he also ensures that expected application performance levels are achieved by coordinating, coding, testing, implementation and documentation. Must have thorough and demonstrative knowledge on or both the user-side frontend of a website, as well as the backend, server-side that powers the user-side. Additional requirements include intermediate understanding of security principles, relational databases and architecture design principles. Programming well-designed, testable, efficient code. Analyze, design and develop tests and test-automation suites. Develop flowcharts, layouts and documentation to satisfy requirements and solutions. Maintain software functionality and currency (technical debt and gain). Actively participate in code reviews. Integrate software components into a fully functional software system. Apply security and privacy principles. Execute full lifecycle software development. Develop software verification plans and quality assurance procedures. Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems. Ensure software is updated with latest features. Participate in deployment process following all change controls. Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms. Provide recommendations for continuous improvement. Active learning engagement. Complete all required mandatory training / policy awareness curricula on time. Use learning tools such as Pluralsight to complete both recommended and aspirational targets set in personal development plans. Demonstrate team work. Leverage existing products/functionality and promote reuse. Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices. Collaborate closely with all the other members of the team to take shared responsibility for the overall efforts that the team has committed to. Collaborate cross-functionally with data engineers, business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions. Utilize local meetups to gain and share knowledge. Compiles documentation written by more senior developers of all procedures used in system. Acts as mentor to junior level engineers. Prior experience with using a specific application development toolkit and knowledge of front end and backend development coding languages such as C#, Java, HTML, NodeJS, CSS, JSON, Angular, JavaScript. Must also have proficiency in Core Spring, ANSI, Docker. Communications and organization skills; team work skills Contributes to the achievement of area objectives

Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required 7-9 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.

Desired SKills:

  • 6 years of experience developing web applications using Java, REST API and Angular.
  • 5 years of experience in Spring frameworks (Spring Boot, Spring Batch, Spring Security).
  • 1 years of experience in Python.
  • Hands on experience developing and implementing micro-services.
  • Experience in Docker, Java 8/11, Streaming API, Gradle/Maven, CI/CD (Jenkins), Bitbucket/Git is mandatory.
  • Working experience in Industry Standard protocols related API Security including OAuth is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate strong design and programming skills using JSON, Web Services, XML, XSLT, PL/SQL in Unix and Windows environments.
  • Strong background working with Linux/UNIX environments.
  • Working knowledge with Oracle, DB2 or Mongo DB databases is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of big data technologies like Hadoop, spark is a plus.
  • Strong Agile/Scrum development experience
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills within distributed project teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion to stay on top of the latest happenings in the tech world and an attitude to discuss and bring those into play.