BNY Mellon Careers

VP - Sr. Specialist Developer - Java

Jersey City, New Jersey
Information Technology

Job Description

Consults with internal business groups to provide appropriate application software development services or technical support. Analyzes, defines and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks, controls, and outputs using BNY Mellon's standard development methodology. Works with internal business groups on implementation opportunities, challenges, and requirements of various applications. Analyzes information and provides recommendations to address and resolve business issues for a specific business group. Contributes to defining time tables and project plans. Analyzes and estimates feasibility, cost, time, and compatibility with hardware and other programs. 

Requirements Analysis

Application design, development and implementation

Application deployment

Second/Third level support of applications Takes lead for establishing, implementing and monitoring 'best practices' for technical development methodologies and tools. Proposes innovative, creative technology solutions. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives. 


Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required,  8-10 years of experience in software development required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
Preferred Skills:

  • JavaScript libraries and frameworks (AngularJS or other)
  • Unit and Automated testing (Selenium)
  • Databases/SQL (Oracle or other)
  • Messaging (MQ, JMS etc)
  • Application Servers (Tomcat etc)
  • Web Servers (Apache etc)
  • Development tools (e.g. Eclipse, Maven, Jenkins)
  • RESTful Services and front-end technologies 
  • JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS.
  • Waterfall and agile development processes and project management tools like Jira.
  • Micro-services from the ground up and scaling at an enterprise level
  • Open Source tools and frameworks such as Spring, Junit, 
  • Experience with messaging systems (Kafka, MQ and JMS) 
  • Experience with build and CI tools such as Git, Maven, and Jenkins
  • Experience using web servers, application containers, caching technologies and cloud based technologies like Docker, Containers.
  • Solid knowledge of relational database design and development (SQL, stored procedures, data modeling) and understanding of NoSQL databases (Postgres, Vertica)
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, software design with strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Proven ability to write automated unit and integration tests for front-end and back-end code

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 & 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:

Pershing provides critical business process, financial and technology solutions for financial organizations around the globe. We operate behind the scenes to power transformational change for broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, independent financial advisers, hedge fund and '40 Act fund managers and individual investors. We strive to be innovators, developing open architecture technology and financial solutions to support our customers' growth. We advocate on behalf of our customers and help them respond to regulatory reform and drive positive outcomes for our industry and investors. From our core business as an industry-leading trade execution, clearing and custody provider, we have evolved into a global multifaceted firm that provides investment solutions, forward-thinking technology-driven efficiencies, practice management and service excellence.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City
Internal Jobcode: 45172
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Pershing International-HR16947
Requisition Number: 1805603