Application Development - Application Developer (Expert) (68629-1)

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 12-03-2018
What is the opportunity?
You will work in Risk Technology and Business project team members and vendor systems to design modify and/or build applications and integrated solution including third party systems and database servers. You will handle all aspects of IT delivery including coding, testing, documentation and coordination. In this position you will work to develop new or/ re-engineer of in house system to create strategic target platforms for aggregation and presentation of market risk measures, such as Enterprise level Market risk Full revaluation (historical simulation), Stress Testing, and Back Testing.

What will you do?
•    Efficiently perform the day to day design, analysis and development tasks (60%)
•    Effectively enable our Business to reach their strategic and transformational objectives (30%)
•    Continually optimize our technology and operations cost (10%)
•    Partners with infrastructure and business teams in order to design solutions and resolve business system issues (i.e. workflow solutions, batch cycle troubleshooting, technical interface issues, software issues, etc.).
•    Works closely with members of the development and QA teams to review requirements and implement solutions.
•    Participates in meetings, provide input to presentations, and provides consulting services to business partners and BAs.
•    Prepares high level and detailed technical specifications for the project in accordance with SDLC, security and architecture documentation objectives.
•    Participates in walkthrough reviews of specifications and technical designs.

Must Have:
•    Advanced level knowledge in Java and OOP; Strong experience in Spring, REST API, SQL and Unix scripting
•    5+ years previous work experience as a developer or Technical Systems Analyst
•    Experience building productionized enterprise scale applications (handle large position volumes, historical scenario etc, and grid / distributed).
•    Bachelor’s degree or community college diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science or Quantitative finance, Mathematics or related field
•    Strong analytical skill set, including the ability to transform business logic described in business requirements into solutions that include integration between third-party servers, database servers and vendor solutions
Nice to Have
•    Experience working on projects in Capital Markets or related to financial products.
•    Understanding of financial products (Bonds, Equity, FX etc) and their valuation.
•    Experience with Big Data Framework Hadoop (Spark, HDFS, etc.), with solid understanding of distributed system concepts and design
•    Familiar with Agile/Scrum and experience with continuous integration development.
•    Working knowledge of Confluence, Jira would be an asset.

What’s in it for you?
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

•    A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation
•    Opportunities to build distributed systems using the latest big data frameworks for advanced analytics
•    Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
•    Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
•    Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
•    Opportunities to do challenging work
•    Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities


 
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