Chief Technology Organisation - Summer Analyst Placement

Job Description & Programme Overview

Technology touches every part of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and underpins every deal we make. When a system is unavailable, millions can be lost, so robust programs and infrastructure is fundamental in our ability to operate. Owing to our investment in cutting-edge technology, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Global Technology and Operations (GT&O) division enables business growth and success. It gives our business the competitive edge to solve business problems by delivering high quality and practical technical solutions.

Within GT&O, Technologists in Chief Technology Organisation (CTO) meet the needs of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's clients and employees by working alongside development technology teams to design, implement and support cutting edge applications and infrastructure. Teams are either aligned to a business group or enterprise wide function supporting critical systems essential to the success of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Our Chief Technology Organisation team offers you the opportunity to develop and understand the fundamental technical and personal skills that you will need to be successful and deliver real value to our lines of the business, by collaborating with team mates from across the globe. These teams cover all aspects of our infrastructure including servers, mainframes, networks, storage, backups, desktops, information security, communications and market data.

As a summer analyst you will be placed in a team where you can contribute straight away, whilst building your skills with a support network of mentors and buddies.

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 a Summer Analyst your key tasks and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Design infrastructure used by multiple lines of business, handling billion dollars of transactions per day 
  • Take responsibility for deploying and supporting core infrastructure that underpins the daily operations of the entire bank
  • Support the design and implementation of our next generation data-centre’s
  • Develop mobile solutions to enable our employees to work effectively in geographically diverse locations
  • Be responsible for global incident management and event management processes
  • Work with various platform teams and Business Technology Groups to help build out automated processes
  • Have exposure to the business management functions


  • You should have an expected degree minimum of a 2:1.
  • We look for individuals who have an interest in technology and possess the curiosity to find out more. It would also be advantageous to have a Computer Science or a numerate degree discipline with a strong computing component such as Mathematics, Science or Engineering.
  • You must have a knowledge of infrastructure including servers, mainframes, networks, storage, backups, desktops, information security, communications and market data
  • Candidates are required to be a recent undergraduate in their penultimate year of study pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required

Good conduct and sound judgement 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.

Opportunity Overview

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Placement Duration: Summer, Summer - open to 1st years
  • Location: Chester
  • Region: North West
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer & IT
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Science
  • Software
  • Systems


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