BNY Mellon Careers

VP - Principal Developer - Geneva

New York, New York
Information Technology

Job Description

BNY Mellon is a global custody bank delivering a broad range of investment services and investment management solutions. We operate in over 30 countries and our technology solutions serve over 200,000 professional users and millions of investors. Our systems touch over one quarter of worldwide investable assets every day. We have one of the strongest balance sheets and capital ratios in the industry, and we have minimal exposure to consumer and mortgage debt. BNY Mellon is undertaking a multi-year effort to re-align its systems around an architecture strategy called BXP (BNY Mellon Extreme Platform).  This strategy has the goal of empowering our developers to deliver innovative business solutions faster and at a lower cost. The approach consists of establishing three main architecture tiers- Data Center as a Service, Business and common Services, and Client Experience Delivery, and using this platform to integrate our existing solutions and deliver exciting and innovative new ones. As part of this effort, Client Service Delivery team is working to replace legacy portal applications with the new generation platform, Nexen. Nexen is being designed as an ecosphere of business services that can be exposed to end users through a responsive UI and / or restful services.

Principal Developer – Geneva

Principal software engineer on a globally distributed technology team servicing the core alternative investments fund accounting platform, Geneva.

We are looking for a team player with a strong Geneva service delivery background, experience with agile delivery, strong troubleshooting skills, strong reasoning skills, and a proven record of success with complex time-critical technology projects.

Primary Job Responsibilities to Include:

  • Requirements Analysis

  • Application design and implementation

  • Unit & Stress Test designs and implementation

  • Application deployment

  • Support of deployed applications


  • Significant experience with Geneva service delivery (hardware/software upgrades, report development, incident management, problem management, configuration management, capacity planning, innovation, optimizations, process improvement, etc.)

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Experience with RSL (with understanding of the user features/functions/domain)

  • Experience with Microsoft .NET technologies & OO programming in C# 

  • Experience with MSSQL and RDBMS (including SSRS)

  • Experience with Scripting languages on UNIX and Windows,

  • Experience with source control systems (GIT, TFS, SVN etc…)

  • Experience / Familiarity working in Agile development environments and use of JIRA

  • Knowledge of financial instruments, markets, and trading and prior programming experience in the securities processing industry is helpful

  • Consults with internal business groups to provide high-level application software development services or technical support. Provides comprehensive senior-level technical consulting to IT management and senior technical staffs. Evaluates compliance with the organization's technology standards. Analyzes information and provides recommendations to address and resolve business issues for a specific business group. Guides and consults with IT management and technical staffs regarding use of emerging technologies and associated services. Participates in defining corporate implementation and integration strategies of new technologies. Advocates for innovative, creative technology solutions. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives.


    Location:  New York


Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, 10-12 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-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 45198
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Asset Servicing Technology-HR07302
Requisition Number: 1902554