Job Title:  Development Lead

Job Code:  2559
Country:  US
City:  New York
Skill Category:  IT\Technology

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $145,000 and $175,00year

Company overview

Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries and regions. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Investment Management. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit


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Job Description:

Experienced Compliance technology development lead with a strong background in delivering software development projects and application ownership for the Compliance domain including applications that support Control Room & AML surveillance, Communications Surveillance, Personal Conduct, Supervisory oversight, Regulatory Reporting, and Governance. The role has performance management responsibility for the Compliance IT development team. 




Nomura is one of the world’s leading firms in the investment banking and securities arena, providing a full service to corporate and institutional clients, and to financial intermediaries. Headquartered in Japan, it is in a significant period of growth in the US as it builds out the Wholesale Division to develop a significant global presence. This is being undertaken during an unprecedented period of Regulatory change (DFA, EMIR, FATCA, NFA etc.).   As a result, there have been various projects initiated to address the increase in additional requirements from regulators.


The Compliance Technology Development lead will report to the Head of Americas Compliance, HR, Real Estate and Corporate Technology and is responsible for the development team which delivers the Compliance change portfolio and manages all compliance applications as per firm standards.   


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand requirements and form a forward looking strategic roadmap.
  • Ensure appropriate budgeting to deliver the change portfolio required to achieve objectives, as well as support applications.
  • Manage the development team such that the skills and experience of the team is aligned with business priorities.
  • Oversee the architecture and delivery of systems, including keeping abreast of industry advancements and performing evaluations of vendor solutions.         
  • Drive definition and consistent adoption of best practices development standards across the domain.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field; advanced education preferred
  • 10+ years of software development leadership in financial services
  • In-depth understanding of the full software development life cycle, across a range of technologies
  • Experience building and leading high performing teams of technologists  
  • Demonstrable track record of delivering portfolio of change
  • Proven track record in full stack development using Java (including Java 8 and multi-threading), Spring, Spring Boot, REST









Desired Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Compliance technology experience, including industry vendor solutions
  • Experience in React JS, Angular., Docker, Kubernetes and/or AWS a plus
  • Experience with Agile methodologies (Kanban or SCRUM) as a development manager
  • Knowledge of DevOps principles  and supporting systems such as Git, Continuous Integration and other for CI/CD pipelines


Professional attributes important to this role (i.e., Communication, written and oral):

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to clearly articulate strategy and objectives
  • Ability to collaborate across the organization, and at all levels, to deliver objectives
  • Easily adjusts to ambiguity and change
  • Motivates self and others to deliver fit for purpose solutions

*base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, corporate and functional title and duties, job-related knowledge and advanced degrees, skills, and experience.


If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors”.



Nomura is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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