Software Engineer II A - GBS IND

Job Description:
Overview (Bank of America overview, BA Continuum India overview, Business Overview)
Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.
We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent across the globe to ensure our continued success. Along with taking care of our customers, we want to be the best place for people to work and aim at creating a work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
We are a part of the Global Business Services which delivers technology and operations capabilities to Bank of America lines of business (LOB) and enterprise functions.
Our employees help our customers and clients at every stage of their financial lives, helping them connect to what matters most. This purpose defines and unites us. Every day, we are focused on delivering value, convenience, expertise and innovation for individuals, businesses and institutional investors we serve worldwide.
Process Overview:
I&BPT- Investment and Banking Product Technology (formerly known as I&BST Investment and Banking Solution Technology) team leads the design, and development of technologies that enable the delivery and servicing of products for the Retail, Preferred, Small Business, Merrill and Private Bank lines of business. Specifically, Banking products such as Deposits, Credit Cards, & Loans and Wealth Management products such as Investment, Advisory, Trust & Retirement.'
Job Description:
The Individual will be a part of I&BPT providing Mainframe based solutions to GWIM applications. He/she will act as a consultant to the projects by providing best practices and offering solution accelerators for the projects and collaborate with the delivery team.
Be a good team player.
Following established written procedures, guidelines and techniques, develops, enhances, tests, supports, maintains, and debugs software applications that support business units or support functions.
Create technical specifications and test plans.
Provide Weekend/On Call support during application releases.
Should be able to work in shifts, if business demands

Flexibility in adapting to team requirements
Ensuring adherence to development standards, best practices
Ensuring high quality levels in all deliverables
Adhere to team's governing principles and policies
Participate in mandatory training and cross functions across team
Demonstrate enthusiasm and zeal to acquire domain knowledge
Participate and contribute to Team/Project Reviews
Actively involved in Process improvements and automations
Act as a consultant during project engagements and bring value in every transactions
Education: Any Graduate
Certifications If Any:
Experience Range: 8 - 10 Years
Foundational Skills:
Good experience in analysis and design.
Should be a hands on developer with experience of developing and testing components using mainframe technologies of COBOL, DB2, NSP, JCL, VSAM, Endevor, BMC Utilities, and SPUFI etc.
Good knowledge on development life cycle - both waterfall and agile.
Attention to detail and accuracy are essential. Must be pro-active, enthusiastic, flexible, and results driven.
Should be well versed with Agile Delivery model
Strong domain knowledge and product knowledge
Work independently - Require less oversight/assistance
Ensure processes are followed at all stages of Software Development Life Cycle
Participate/host calls independently with onshore/offshore team
Support SIT/UAT testing needs in QA environment
Help resolve ABENDS, issues in production and QA region and escalate as necessary.
Perform Adhoc tasks, and SIT support, as part of day to day activities. Work on small enhancements and fixes as requested by the Application Manager.
Excellent communication skills
Desired skills:
Strong analytical skills
A proactive approach to problem solving and think innovatively
Strong DB2, NSP preferred.
JIRA Tool knowledge preferred
IBM Rational Developer
Work Timings:
12:00Noon to 9:00 PM (General Shift)
Job Location:
Chennai, HYD
hyderabad, TG, IN