Specialist Developer

Job Description

As a global investments company, BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments, and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. Every day, our Technology employees make this happen while also seeking out new ways to do it more efficiently and effectively.

As part of BNY Mellon’s global Technology organization, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with some of the best and brightest, technology, business, and financial minds to find new and better ways to exceed our clients’ expectations and build the future of financial services. With more than 230 years of industry leading experience under our belts, you might even say that we are the original fintech. 

Clearing, Markets & Issuer Services Technology (CMIST) is responsible for application development and support for more than 350 critical business systems including Repo Edge (collateral management), Enterprise Payment Hub (multi-currency payment processing), and Broker Dealer Clearance (securities clearing).

Treasury Services Technology (TST) within CMIST leads the development and maintenance of state-of-the-art technology solutions for the Treasury Services business. TST is aligned with the business into five sub-segments including: Global Payments, Information & Liquidity, Payments and Receivables, Enterprise Financial Messaging (EFM) and Trade Services.  Because of TST’s industry-leading solutions, BNY Mellon is the first bank to participate in Real-Time Payments processing and provide full transparency into the status of payments.




Treasury Services Technology is proud to offer a rewarding opportunity for an experienced developer in the OFAC and AML spaces.  The candidate will be a significant contributor to a globally diverse team which is responsible for enhancing and maintaining our LexisNexis and Fircosoft OFAC sanction screening platforms and our Actimize Suspicious Activity Monitor AML system.  Challenges will include OFAC screening of client information, AML profiling of financial transactions, testing and deploying product enhancements, building new utilities and reports, onboarding new feeds, coordinating deployments, and participating in meetings with business partners and vendors.  This highly visible position is critical for the continued success of the company’s regulatory and compliance initiatives.



Primary Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing OFAC and AML solutions
  • Onboard new work streams for screening
  • Implement regulatory model changes
  • Configuration and testing of new product features
  • Deploying product enhancements
  • Developing new utilities and reports
  • Implementing strategic architectural changes


Specialist Developer->> Provides application software development services or technical support in more complex situations. 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. 



  • Experience with OFAC and AML regulations and processes

  • Knowledge of Fircosoft and LexisNexis OFAC products

  • Knowledge of Actimize AML products is a plus

  • Experience with Linux, Java, Containers, Windows, .NET, Oracle DB, and SQL Server
  • Familiarity with ETL platforms is a plus

  • 5 - 7 years of related development experience in a fast-paced financial or securities environment
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in IT or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill    


Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, 6-8 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: 45144
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Clearing Markets ISS Svcs Tech-HR16624
Requisition Number: 1913435