Vice President, Market Data Engineer, Chief Technology Office

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch
  • 16 Okt 18

Vice President, Market Data Engineer, Chief Technology Office

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:
Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 40 countries. In the U.S alone, we serve almost all Fortune 500 companies and approximately 59 million consumers and small-business customers. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the World
Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 23 offices in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region's leading financial services companies.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion mission.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer.

Position Description
Background: Market Data Operations and Engineering team in APAC provides the design, delivery and day-to-day support of critical market data feeds and delivery platforms as well as applications in the region.

This role will not only act as the first line of support for Market Data infrastructure across Asia Pacific regions including applications, servers and connectivity, but also get heavily involved in implementing infrastructure setup and testing. It requires a wide range of skills and unique expertise which are critical in the delivery of reliable, timely and cost effective market data products, solutions and services that enable our business lines and their electronic trading systems to make highly informed and competitive decisions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support and maintain market data infrastructures and expeditiously apply trouble-shooting/problem resolution skills to minimize business productivity loss, customer impact, and financial/reputational risk.
  • Coordinate with and escalate to market data vendors and exchanges in the region for their data content/technical issues and changes.
  • Manage vendor and exchange driven changes, technical activities and relationships.
  • Plan and implement production changes after trading hours, and conduct testing to verify the changes are successful.
  • Implement and constantly improve monitoring tools to ensure comprehensive data and infrastructure monitoring standards and effectiveness
  • Ensure market data systems are functioning with sufficient capacity and resiliency for high availability.
  • Work on weekday shifts and weekend / off-hours on-call rotations

Key Requirements
  • Overview of financial and banking industry and strong data knowledge for Asia Equity markets
  • Strong scripting skills for software/system management and automation (Perl, Python, bash scripting)
  • Technical engagement experience with financial exchanges and third-party market data suppliers
  • Understanding and hands-on experience with market data delivery platforms like TREP/BBG/Direct exchange feeds
  • Understanding and hands-on experience with market data entitlement systems like DACS/DART and contribution/publishing platforms
  • Strong knowledge of market data monitoring tools and systems
  • Administration and support experience with server Operating Systems like Red Hat Linux and Windows environment
  • IT Service Management knowledge and mindset including Change Management, Incident Management, Problem Management.
  • Strong analytical skills and logical thinking
  • Agility to work well in a demanding and high-pressure support environment
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to work in a team

Desired Skills
  • Data Networks and Security knowledge
  • Linux Operating Systems Tuning
  • Basic knowledge of messaging & middleware
  • Platform Activity & Capacity Management
  • Job Scheduling (Cron, Autosys)

Posting Date: 20/09/2018
- Hong Kong

Full / Part-time: Full time
Hours Per Week: 40