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Junior Python Developer to support a migration of an existing Capital Markets trading tool to an OS platform - 38820-1

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jan 31, 2022
Job End Date: Jul 30, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 114350
Location: Toronto
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Request ID: 38820-1
Start/End Dates: 1/31/2022 - 7/30/2022
Work Location: Toronto, Ontario (Remote for now, moving into hybrid model in the new year)
Job Description:Software Developer - intermediate
LOB: Capital Markets (Trading desk)
 
Role Mandate: This role is within the Trading desk team within Capital Markets supporting international offices through software development of tool to facilitate trading. The team is currently in the process of migrating their existing trading tool to a new OS platform. The selected candidate will be managing the maintenance of the existing platform (some new developments/enhancements) as well as assisting in the migration to the new platform. Estimated timeline to complete migration is 6 months after the candidate’s start date.
 
Team Structure: The selected candidate will be joining a team of 3 to focus technologies of various regions (Toronto, New York, London, Dublin). The team conducts daily huddle meetings to review what is being worked on and to troubleshoot problems that arose from the previous day. Conference calls are conducted on Teams where team members share their screens to demonstrate and problem solve. This position is closely aligned with the priorities of the Heads of Trading and Desk Heads across Trading Products.  The key responsibilities are the development and support of front office activities. 
 
Must-Have Skills:
  • 3+ years of experience as a Python Developer (2 and 3) working on Oracle databases
  • Migration experience
  • Completed post-secondary (ideally in Computer Science)
Nice-to-Have Skills:
  • C#, C++, Java, JavaScript, Typescript, VBA
  • Financial industry experience
  • Capital markets experience or trading floor experience
  • Knowledge of Equity lines of business/financial theory/risk management/trading/pricing  (bloomberg/reuters)

Interview Process:
2 interview rounds over Teams
Round 1: Casual, getting to know you, personality fit Round 2: Technical questions