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VP-Sr. Specialist Developer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; New York, New York
Information Technology

Job Description

Treasury Services Technology is proud to offer a rewarding opportunity for an experienced OFAC and AML professional.  The candidate will be a significant contributor to a globally diverse team which is responsible for enhancing and maintaining our Fircosoft OFAC sanction screening application.  This software is used to perform real-time sanction screening of financial messages at BNYM.  Challenges will include OFAC screening of financial messages, testing coordinating, and deploying product enhancements, building new utilities and reports, onboarding new financial applications, and coordinating meetings with business partners and vendors.  This highly visible application is critical for the continued success of the company’s regulatory and compliance driven initiatives.   Primary job responsibilities include:
  • Onboarding new sanction lists and new applications for screening
  • Implementing strategic architectural changes
  • Testing and implementation of new features
  • Deploying product enhancements
  • Developing new utilities and reports
  • Interacting with business partners and operations teams              
  • Developing requirements documentation
  • Maintaining project plans
  • Coordination of meetings, documentation of agendas and minutes
  Sr. Specialist Developer->> 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. 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.


  • 5 - 7 years of experience with OFAC and Fircosoft products
  • Experience with Accuity, LexisNexis, and Actimize products is a plus
  • Understanding of networking and system architecture
  • Development experience in a fast-paced financial or securities environment
  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Oracle RAC, and MQ Messaging
  • Java and Business Objects expertise is a plus
  • SWIFT Messaging experience is preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in IT or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • Agile / Scrum and continuous integration / delivery experience is preferred
  • 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.

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

    Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
    Internal Jobcode: 45172
    Job: Information Technology
    Organization: Clearing Markets ISS Svcs Tech-HR16624
    Requisition Number: 1900207