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Java / Scala Developer (Prefrably Local Resident Candidate)

Location Montreal, United States
Posted 13-September-2021
Description

Position Overview:

Job Role: Java / Scala Developer - Macro Risk

Location: Montreal, QC-Canada (Preferred candidates from Montreal only)

Position Description:

We offer:
- To work with some of the best professionals in the business - for a firm that values individual intellect as much as teamwork
- State-of-the-art offices that are designed to maximize collaboration
- Flexible working arrangements
- Enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement
- An environment, which is leveraging technology to its highest potential

Technology/Role/Department:
Institutional Securities Technology (IST) develops and oversees the overall technology strategy and bespoke technology solutions to drive and enable the institutional businesses and enterprise-wide functions. Our clients include Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research and Global Capital Markets.

Technology is the key differentiator that ensures that we manage our global businesses and serve clients on a market-leading platform that is resilient, safe, efficient, smart, fast and flexible.
We have a large number of award winning technology platforms that help to propel our firms businesses to be the top in the market. We have built strong techno-functional teams which partner with our offices globally taking global ownership of systems and products. We have a vibrant and diverse mix of technologists working on different technologies and functional domains. There is a large focus on innovation, inclusion, giving back to the community and sharing knowledge.

Macro Risk is a fast-moving front office development team with teams spread across New York, Montreal, London, Budapest and Asia. We support the continued expansion of the vanilla and exotic OTC interest rate derivatives, FX and structured notes business by growing and maintaining a comprehensive suite of applications encompassing pre-trade pricing, workflow, trade capture, lifecycle, affirmation, confirmation, risk & PnL attribution, collateral management and settlement.

Job Description:

We are seeking strong technologists with Scala or core Java skills in a Linux server-side environment. The role will include a combination of long-term strategic development and
shorter-term business-focused development. You will be expected to gain expertise in various components of the trading platform and take full ownership of the components as well as projects requirement solicitation to rollout.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Interface with front office trading desks and strategists to gather requirements and to
synthesize technology solutions to meet business objectives.
- Software design and development in compliance with software development life cycle
standards.
- Project planning, execution and delivery into production environment.

Skills Required:
- Strong proficiency in Java in a Linux server-side environment, with emphasis on messaging
protocols.
- Development experience in functional programming / object-oriented programming and
working with new and legacy systems.
- Strong pragmatic problem-solving skills, result-oriented, and can-do attitude.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to excel in a global team environment.

Skills Desired:
- Scala (willing to learn)
- Experience/strong interest in finance industry, and fixed income analytics.
- Relational databases.
Skills Proficiency:
- Intermediate or Senior

 
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