Principal Developer-Java/J2EE

Job Description

BNY Mellon’s Pershing Founded 80 years ago and renowned by professionals across all key segments of the financial markets, BNY Mellon’s Pershing is the behind-the-scenes dominator of trade execution, clearing, custody, and a broad spectrum of the critical technology and business process products and services that power Wall Street and financial enterprises around the world.  We serve broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, independent financial advisers, wealth managers, hedge fund and '40 Act fund managers, family offices, and individual investors with innovative financial solutions that help our clients and their investors build their businesses and their financial lives on a secure and resilient foundation.  We enable our clients to adapt with agility to market demands and evolving regulatory requirements, and to drive dynamic growth and transformational digital experiences across the value chain. From our core brokerage business, we have evolved into multifaceted global firm that leads our industry in providing forward-thinking investment solutions, technology-driven efficiencies, practice insight and management, and overall service excellence.  As a BNY Mellon company, we are a key part of the oldest bank in the United States, “The Investments Company to the World,” and continue to build on a 230-year history of trust and excellence in investment management, investment services, and wealth management to help institutions and individuals succeed in markets all over the world.

Want to work on the team that was fintech before there was “fintech” – and which continues to win top global awards for innovation, quality, and service? Pershing Technology is the global leader trusted by other global leaders to ideate, innovate, and implement next-generation solutions for trade execution, clearing, custody, and a broad array of the critical technology services upon which enterprises from all segments of the financial markets rely.  Our platforms rest on world-class infrastructure that supports portals and systems through which we deliver state-of-the-art applications that empower our clients to build their businesses and better serve their investors. By the numbers, we perform at a level and a scale which few firms can equal: every business day, ~USD 14 billion flows through our systems as part of an average of ~8,500,000 transactions and ~1,200,000 trades.  We maintain the systems that handle this massive volume with 99.98% average monthly uptime; needless to say, risk management, resiliency, and security are our watchwords.  We have developed a high-performance culture in which responsiveness and agility are tied to our commitment to serving our clients’ best interests.  Our flexible, open-architecture, fully-integrated suite of solutions are consumed by clients who want us to manage their technology portals, those who want to integrate our products and services with their own, and those who want to develop their own technologies and control them, end-to-end. From advanced artificial intelligence to virtual reality, from robotic process automation to blockchain, we’re building the digital experiences through which the global financial industry will be transformed, and new titans arise     Specialist Developer->> Provides application software development services or technical support in more complexsituations. 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. May allocate/ coordinate work within a team/project. 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. Coordinates coding, testing, implementation and documentation of solution. Ensures that expected application performance levels are achieved. Contributes to defining time tables and project plans. Analyzes and estimates feasibility, cost, time, and compatibility with hardware and other 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 required, 10-12 years of experience in software development required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.


  • Core Java, J2EE, Spring, Rest services, JMS, Hibernate, JSON, XML etc.
  • Web services, HTML5, AngularJs, JavaScript, JQuery – is preferred.
  • SQL, Oracle, DB2
  • Experience with Cloud & SaaS platforms, MicroServices Architecture, Agile Development Methodology, Scalable High Resiliency Systems,

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

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Florham Park
Internal Jobcode: 45198
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Pershing Technology-HR06376
Requisition Number: 1913398