Sr. Manager Systems Support with Java, Kafka, OTC Derivatives

Ref No. CLG074302
Location Toronto, Canada
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

Sr. Manager Systems Support with Java, Kafka, OTC Derivatives

Important

Sr. Manager Systems Support with Java, Kafka, OTC Derivatives

The Job

This is a development lead role with a focus on supporting the build out of a Market Data platform to support OTC Derivatives trading. The systems being worked on will support the bank in the pricing and valuations for Derivatives Trades.

Must have previous experience in Capital Markets and a good knowledge in financial instruments, ranging from derivative products (IR, Credit, and Equity) to foreign exchange. Any experience of trade modelling in either JSON or FPML would be an advantage.

Is this role right for you?

With Minimum of 7-10 years of industry experience.

We are looking for a creative, self-starting, results-oriented, and highly motivated individual with attention to details and excellent problem solving skills.

The incumbent need to be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced and agile environment, must also possess a very good understanding of current IT practices, systems design and development techniques, including testing methodologies, and keep current with rapidly changing technology.

  • Plans and directs application/technology projects which typically involve multiple systems and impact more than one area or sub-components of major application/technology projects.
  • Coordinates activities through direct and indirect staff.
  • Manages technical teams in the areas of scheduling, technical direction, future planning and standard development practices.
  • Builds and maintains a strong working relationship with peers within the business lines.
  • Participates in budgeting processes and quality improvement activities for the organization.
  • Facilitates problem resolution when production problems occur.
  • Preparation of specifications and documentation for all software developed. Use of standard project management and team collaboration tools
  • Collaboration as part of an Agile development team, participation in daily stand-ups, preparation of work estimates, identification of blocking and critical path steps
  • Assist with detailed design for all functional components of the system
  • Accountable for delivery according to pre agreed time and budgetary constraints
  • Liaison with source system owners to understand the format and semantic content of data being passed about.

Must have Skills

  • Past hands on programming skills in Core Java, JavaScript, SQL
  • Knowledge of Java frameworks e.g. DropWizard, Spring, Apache Nifi
  • Strong database modeling and development skills, experience with SQL (Oracle, or Sybase, or SQL Server) and NoSQL databases (ElasticSearch, Cassandra or similar)
  • A very good knowledge of capital markets and financial instruments
  • Good knowledge of SOA and messaging bus e.g. Solace or Kafka
  • Exposure to market data particularly with respect to derivatives (curves, surfaces etc.)
  • Has an in-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices and techniques for managing the activities related to planning, managing and implementing software projects and programs

Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Networkers and may assist with processing your application.

Jonathan Lyn
manages this role


 

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