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Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Global Technology, 6 month Industrial Placement Program

Global Technology, 6 month Industrial Placement Program

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Job Description & Program Overview

Our 6 month Industrial Placement Analyst program is designed to offer you a broad and exciting experience of work as a full time Technology Analyst. During your placement you will be placed within one team and have the opportunity to participate in real delivery of technology solutions.

Your training and development is our top priority with extensive formal training offered at the start of the program in addition to on the job support, educational speaker events and mentorship throughout.

As an Industrial Placement Analyst your key tasks and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical excellence to design, develop and maintain software
  • Work directly with users to prepare initial programming specifications from user requirements
  • Develop and test algorithms to solve complex business problems
  • Design and build complex data to support new business initiatives
  • Employ the latest mindset techniques such as agile development to deliver solutions
  • Partner with business, product and technology teams across the organisation
  • Internal and external client requirements gathering
  • Translate client interactions into technical design specifications
  • May work with (including but not limited to) Java, C #, Python, Scala and SQL


  • Candidates are required to be pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a graduation timeframe between January and December 2023
  • On track for a minimum 2:1 degree classification (or equivalent)
  • Show demonstrable evidence of self-learning outside of studies, and efforts to advance technical skills
  • Be familiar or committed to learn a programming language(s); may include but not limited to Python, C #, Java, Scala, SQL
  • Display clear motivation for exploring a Technology career within financial services
  • Demonstrate capacity for innovative thinking and strong problem solving
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to interact with a variety of people
  • Display evidence of strong team-work, leadership and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a pre-requisite
  • Demonstrates integrity and ethics by earning other’s trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions

Our Commitment to Conduct and Environmental, social and governance (ESG)
Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organization understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mindset are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.
For more information on our commitment to ESG, visit

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favorable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, color, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependents, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

What if I need workplace adjustments?

Bank of America is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. If you believe you may need a workplace adjustment in order to search for a job opening or completing an application including video interview, please contact us by emailing A response to your request may take up to two business days.

We offer a competitive Salary and Benefits package