Application Software Development Manager - Derivatives Trading
Requisition ID: 80235
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The Global Wholesale, Wealth, and Risk Technology - Derivatives team is responsible for servicing Global Capital Markets worldwide and delivering system solutions for the derivatives trading desk.
As Sr. Manager Development dealing with OTC Derivatives.
- The incumbent requires a strong understanding of the products in scope and an ability to speak to senior business leads on IT deliverables
- Must have strong People Management skills and experience managing small to medium sized teams.
- Must have previous experience in Capital Markets and a strong 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.
- With ability to manage small to medium projects the incumbent need to be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced and agile environment
- The incumbent 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.
- 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
- Minimum of 10 years of industry experience.
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 standups, 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.
The incumbent must have the below:
- 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) is an asset
- 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 strong knowledge of pricing models related to OTC Derivatives products
- Computer Science Diploma or Degree; or related work experience.
- Recognized further study in Finance, Risk or Computing would be an advantage.
Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto
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