Principal Software Engineer (Principal Developer) - Enterprise Data Platform Team

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 fin-tech.


As one of BNY Mellon core technology services, the Enterprise Data Platform is dedicated to generating actionable insights to improve processes and business performance. At its core, the Enterprise Data Platform is a highly scalable and reliable data sink. It ingests, stores and provides access to massive quantities of data that is used for a wide spectrum of use cases from monitoring Straight Through Processing to measuring employee productivity through Workforce Analytics and everything in between.


We are looking for a talented and dedicated Principal Software Engineer to architect, design, develop key components of the platform. She or he will also mentor other members of the team. A successful candidate has experience in all phases of the development cycle on large-scale services and thrive on being a strong collaborator and is capable of leading deep technical discussions and is also able to influence decisions both within the immediate team, as well as across other Lines of Business and company departments. Successful candidates will exhibit various attributes which will enhance their ability to succeed in these various positions including:


Customer Focused - understand how engineering decisions result in added customer value.

Results Driven - able to drive for results, not merely finding the boundary of your responsibility, but following a problem through to its conclusion, to solve it once and solve it right.

Data Driven - Leverages data to understand customer experience and inform future investments.

Technical Excellence - brings technical excellence.  This is not merely knowing the latest and greatest language developments, but demonstrating a passion for technology, a curiosity to ‘go deep’, and an ability to quickly learn and build upon past experiences, to be able to extrapolate from those experiences, and deliver innovations.  Technical excellence is rooted in having a strong demonstrable aptitude for problem solving.


Primary Responsibilities:


- Provide application design and implementation

- Develop unit and automated integration and acceptance tests

- Employ industry best practices to deliver quality solutions

- Ensure developed solutions remain compliant with company standards

- Maintain and improve performance of existing applications

- Clearly and regularly communicate with management and colleagues




- Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline

- 10+ years of experience in software development required


Required skills:

- Expert in Java Technology Stack

- Experience with Relational and NoSQL databases

- Experience with Kafka

- Experience with Application resiliency and ability to employ Application resiliency patterns

- Experience with Automated testing frameworks

- Experience with Agile methodologies

- Experience with data structures and algorithms


Desired skills:

- Cloud

- Apache Maven

- Cucumber

- Hadoop ecosystem

- CDH is big plus

- Spring, Spring Boot

- Authentication and Authorization mechanism and systems

- Previous experience working in fin-tech is plus

- Angular 2+

- Apache Storm

- Apache Spark

- Apache Flink



What to expect during interview:

- Questions on required skills

- Questions on those of desired skills possessed by candidate

- Questions on any knowledge and technologies present in candidates resume

- Ability to write clean java code during interview

- Ability to clearly explain decisions and patterns used in written code

Principal Developer->> 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. 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. 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. 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.

Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Florham Park
Internal Jobcode: 45198
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Architecture And Data-HR16450
Requisition Number: 2001592