BNY Mellon Careers

Lead Developer (Java, Python)

Jersey City, New Jersey
Information Technology

Job Description

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets. We can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute, or restructure investments. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations, or individual investors - BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries.


The Team:

Our Technology teams places great emphasis on reducing risk and increasing resiliency placing a strong focus to our engineering practices including reliability engineering and development standards. The Resilient Systems Engineering (RSE) team is charged with addressing the need to continually enhance the stability, resilience, and recoverability of the firm’s critical assets and underlying infrastructure.

Uniquely, the RSE group bridges both infrastructure and application development teams requiring deep expertise in the entire technology stack to achieve highly resilient, scalable, and performant business services required by our clients.

The Role:

You will be working with the Engineering team to define the next generation cryptography solutions for the firm. We are looking for hands-on candidates with engineering and computer science background, and skills/aptitude around Cryptography, UNIX, and Windows infrastructure platforms. Your work will involve engineering solutions for Data-at-Rest and Data-In-Transit encryption, Public Key Infrastructure, Password-less and multi-factor authentication mechanisms.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on development of automation services in Java, Python, C# .Net.

  • Rapid analysis and troubleshoot issues escalated to engineering

  • Engineer solutions for Data Security, Public Key Infrastructure, Authentication

  • Work with vendor products and in-house products and solutions in Platform Security space

  • Engage in forward looking activity in authentication space

  • Write technical and operational documents

  • Work with peer technology teams in a global environment spread across different time zones

Lead Developer->> Provides application software development services or technical support in situations of moderate complexity. 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. Writes new programs of moderate complexity and scope, working with basic application system designs and specifications, utilizing BNY Mellon's standard development methodology, procedures and techniques. Designs and codes programs, and creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and revise programs. Prepares the final and detailed versions of system modification requirements, ensures turnovers are done on time and correctly. Interfaces with architects to design, code, test and implement application programs. Conducts analysis of organizational needs and goals for the development and implementation of application systems. Proposes innovative, creative technology solutions. Contributes to the achievement of related teams' objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Four to six (4-6) years of experience in software development is required.
  • Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
  • Should have thorough knowledge of the software development cycle.
  • Ability to code in Java and Python


Experience or skills in cryptography

Programming skills in C#.Net

Experience or skills with LDAP and Kerberos


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: 45115
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Resilient Systems Engineering-HR17387
Requisition Number: 1905782