Application Specialist – Algo Credit


Full Time
Location: Toronto
Key Accountabilities

You will act leading role in analyzing, designing, and developing applications
You will have extensive application testing, integration, and implementation experience.
Contribute your specialist experience in resolving highly complex, multi-faceted problems to meet the needs of the supported Line of Business, by applying financial and technological knowledge to the design of methodologies, models, and/or systems solutions.
Participate in the systems design and implementation process by not only implement different kind of deliveries, but also provide coordination, suggestion and guidance to the teams and users.
Provide business support to all units, including new and existing product and deal structuring, ad hoc queries and user training, and designing and implementing systems enhancements.
Continually acquire and enhance knowledge of the division’s business strategies and policies, risk management practices and methodologies, product offerings, financial markets, financial instruments, regulatory requirements, and rapidly changing technology to be able to provide effective business solutions and services to the end user business lines.
Co-ordinate technical implementation large projects with other technology groups.
Manage or lead multiple projects implement solutions to business needs.
Use diplomacy, judgment, and persuasion to secure agreement and co-operation from departments involved in a project.

Skills and Experience

Key technology skills: Hard-core Python experience (3+ years), Django experience will be a great asset.
Strong in other different Technology development (e.g. Python 3, Pytest, Java 7 and up, JUnit, MVC, RDBMS, noSQL, RESTful API, Kafka)
Expertise in troubleshooting and analyzing issues in Unix/Linux environment
Systems & process knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) & Project Management
Extensive experience with solution design/requirement analysis for mid-large size project
Comfortable working in an Agile environment, and familiar with Agile development practice, i.e., Automated Testing, Test Driven Development, CI/CD
Experience with latest automated build/integration/testing tools: e.g. Maven, Bamboo, Artifactory, GitHub, Jenkins, Jira
Capital Market or Counterparty Credit Risk management working experience will be nice.
Experience in Cloud or Grid computing will be a very valuable member to the team