The Global Business Service Unit (“GBSU”) department has worldwide responsibility for supplying Global Banking and Investor Solutions (“GBIS”) with all the technology and operations resources necessary for them to function under competitive conditions in terms of technological standards, service quality and cost.
The GBSU technology division is responsible for front-office systems development globally, supporting trading activity in America, Europe and Asia. Focusing on Fixed Income, our group provides pricing tools, negotiation engines, market connectivity and other trading system applications. The New York and Montreal teams supports the rapidly growing New York trading desks with a combination of in-house and vendor systems. All teams in our group are co-located on the trading floor and have daily interactions with our users.
The New York & Montreal team is part of a global organization supporting trading activity in America, Europe and Asia. This team supports the rapidly growing New York trading desk for trade booking, position management and interfacing with the settlement, risk and P&L systems with a combination of locally developed and vendor systems. The team has a long history of relying on Agile and continuous delivery methodologies and tools (Jira / GitHub / Jenkins / etc).
Position Purpose / Context
The position is for a C#/.Net developer with knowledge of the Fixed Income business within the IT department in Post Trade Processing and Trade Capture team supporting asset classes including Bonds, IRD and FX. Our main partners and clients are Traders, Sales, Trade support and Operation teams.
The Post Trade Fixed Income team develops and support software in an AGILE environment for trade booking, position management, settlement management and straight through processing of electronic trades. Our software interacts with various upstream and downstream systems.
The position involves developing our strategic trading tool for trade capture and regulatory reporting across Fixed Income. This position includes client and server-side development. The candidate will be required to take part in the requirements gathering and design process, along with the business analyst, which will require knowledge of finance and trading protocols. The candidate will also be expected to take requirements all the way to delivery meanwhile following agile, continuous delivery and change management processes.
Primary tasks include but are not limited to:
- building applications for various front office businesses
- ensuring all data and flows between other trading and settlement applications are maintained
- defining the architecture for new developments
- Managing each initiative given by management from start to end, meaning:
_Work with users and business analysts to understand user needs and translate requirements into systems
_Propose designs and implement the project accordingly
_Review and design the architecture for the new systems
_Estimate effort and ensure timely delivery
_Ensure agile and continuous delivery methodology is followed
_Ensure code is well tested
_ Ensure that release management / change management processes are followed
_ Be responsible for the 2nd and 3rd level of support
_Assist the support team in the rollout of releases
_Give clear and consistent reports to the clients and management
_ Assess risks and develop contingent strategies
_Collaborate with other teams (networking, systems, quality insurance, support, architects, others development teams)
_Rely on IT best practices to improve quality of development
_ Participate as a motivated, proactive and highly contributing member of the global team
_Manage several streams of work concurrently
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