Sr Java Developer to support the Enhancement of current derivative product system for our large financial client -31313

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Sep 25, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 26, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 132175
Location: Toronto

Location Address: Hybrid (1x a week),

Contract Duration: 6 months

Extension: Possible

FTE: Possible

Number of Positions: 1

Story Behind the Need

  • Business group: GTRE – Derivatives Trading Platform
  • Project: DPM project – Enhancement of current derivative product system to be more robust and more extendable
  • Reason for request: New resourced needed to support project

Typical Day in Role:

  • Development and support of a high-volume, low-latency trading system used for trade booking, trade execution and pricing of derivatives trades.
  • Participate in design discussions on scalability, performance, security, Microservices best practices.
  • Hold meetings for issue investigations and solutions
  • Timely response on critical production problems.
  • Join scrum meetings and provide status update
  • Take ownership and responsibility of development of products onboarding to the trading platform and be efficient with sizing and estimates for development.
  • Guide team members through technical issues and challenges
  • Champions a high-performance environment using a coaching mindset, behaviors and embracing The Banks values and contributing to an inclusive work environment.

Must-Have skills:

  • 10+ years of service side development experience with Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate (in order of priority)
  • 3+ years experience in micro services development
  • 1+ years experience of using DevOps tools for Micro Services development: Kubernetes, Kafka, Redis, Prometheus, Grafana etc. With hands on experience in setting up DevOps infrastructure, including above tools.
  • Strong experience with relational or no sql databases
  • Proficiency in using Git for source code repository; Maven and Jenkins for build;

Preferred Skills:

• Broad understanding of Information Security and Technology domains with focus on the Financial Industry will be an asset

• Capital Markets experience, in trading or analytical platforms

Best vs Average: Seeking a resource with strong experience leading a team in development work, developing high-volume, low-latency systems..


• Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or technical equivalent