Sr. Specialist Developer (DevOps)

Job Description


At BNY Mellon, we are at the forefront of digitally transforming the financial services industry. The API Platform supports hundreds of internal and external APIs, with dozens of strategic financial services clients depending on our stability and success. We support the API lifecycle, from publishing to consumption to support. The API Platform team is distributed across Jersey City and in the U.S., and Chennai and Pune in India. We are expected to build and operate a 24/7 platform.


As an API Platform DevOps Engineer, you will be part of the team that builds, maintains, and promotes our API Platform and related services. We build and operate the infrastructure that powers BNY Mellon’s API infrastructure, publishing tools, and API mediation/orchestration services. You will be responsible for implementing, monitoring and scaling our internal containerized/cloud-based infrastructure, while ensuring best practices for build and deployment.

We combine the open source WSO2 product with in-house built services to deliver an end-to-end API Platform.

What you'll do


  • Responsible for Platform Stability across all regions

  • Interface with BNYM cloud engineering team to architect and maintain best-practice solutions for the API platform and future initiatives

  • Automation of deployment and infrastructure provisioning using Jenkins, Docker and Ansible

  • System Capacity planning and monitoring

  • Understand platform dependencies and work with partner teams to deliver the necessary service levels to the API Platform

  • Advance the use of Machine Learning to deliver predictive analytics


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.


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.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years’ experience within the Java ecosystem, preferably with building RESTful APIs and services

  • Working knowledge of Internet Protocol Suite

  • Experience with API security frameworks, token management and user access control including OAuth, JWT, etc.

  • Experience with Angular and node.js

  • Experience using version control and build tools such as Git, Jenkins, and Maven

  • Experience building using common databases, such as Oracle and MongoDB

  • Experience building production-quality APIs, preferably in a B2B environment

  • Experience deploying software in a containerized (Docker, Docker Compose)/Platform-as-a-Service environment

  • Experience building and operating production systems in a business-critical environment

  • Knowledge of monitoring tools such as App Dynamics, MoogSoft and Prometheus

  • Knowledge of logging and messaging frameworks such as Kibana and Kafka

  • Experience working in agile environment

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience

  • Great written and verbal communication skills, including with non-technical audiences

  • Experience in 24/7, highly-regulated environments, such as financial services or healthcare

  • Experience training or mentoring other software engineers

  • Experience with WSO2 open source API management software, or a comparable platform



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: 45172
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Operations & Shared Technology-HR13644
Requisition Number: 1914645