BNY Mellon Careers

Principal Ruby Developer w/ Trade Processing Experience

Jersey City, New Jersey
Information Technology

Job Description

Principal Ruby Developer w/ Trade Processing Experience


Full Stack Ruby Developer with Trade Processing Experience

Experienced full stack Ruby developer to work within teams that are and delivery enterprise financial services middle office systems that transact a high volume of diverse asset class. In this role, you will be not only be designing and coding applications, but mentoring other developers to help build a world class software engineering capability within the Middle Office Technology Group.


Job responsibilities and opportunities:

  • Drive the design and implementation of scalable, high performing and robust applications.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues, and devise contingency plans.
  • Available to provide advice and assistance to teams on technical difficulties that arise in the course of doing their work
  • Provide technical mentorship and guidance to more junior engineers including code reviews and diving in to coding assignments when necessary as well as defining and implementing best in class standards.
  • Identifying issues to teams that they might overlook, such as scalability, performance, or security.
  • Analyze and discuss potential risk/benefits involved in using the specified technology solution to address the business requirement


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.

  • At least 7 years’ experience in financial services with experience in high volume trading systems.
  • Must have at least 1 year as a Ruby Full Stack Developer along with experience with Docker and 7 or more years of professional software development experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience with agile software development methodologies, tools and processes.
  • At least 1 year of messaging development experience with Rabbit MQ or IBM MQ.


Technical Skills / Attributes Required

Our current stack includes Ruby, Rails, Active Records, RSpec, Cucumber and Docker.  We’re use both Postgres and Oracle as our RDBMS and IBM WMQ and Kafka for messaging.  For the UI were using AngularJS, React and Bootstrap CSS and our tool stack includes GIT, Jenkins, JIRA and Confluence.


For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Client Technology Solutions provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions. These enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions and leading-edge infrastructure. Client Technology Solutions provides employees with the tools and resources to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.

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: 45198
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Investment Services Technology-HR13644
Requisition Number: 1706790