Technical Help Desk – 20716-1

Our Banking client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Technical Help Desk for a 6 months of contract role.

As a Service Desk Specialist, THE CWR will join bank’s Service Request Management department to provide support for technology products or applications. The group works independently in a high volume and security driven environment. The goal of the team is to grant users access and manage permissions in relation to 350+ apps within the bank.

Responsibilities/Job Description:

  • Reviewing ServiceNow requests for access, provisioning access based on the request details, following-up with the appropriate parties to fulfil the requests
  • Ability to understand customer needs and expectations, provide excellent service in a direct and indirect manner, and fulfill customer expectations
  • Knowledge of and ability to provide effective and efficient real-time support for a variety of desk-top technology users
  • Providing application access through the creation/ modification/removal of IDs quick turnaround for escalated / expedited client requests
  • Troubleshooting/investigating/ resolving access issues for our clients process high volume of requests and tickets
  • Analyzing, maintaining and recommending updates to processes

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with first and second level support
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of level 1 or 2 helpdesk/admin experience
  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in Computer Science or related field (Nice to have)
  • Service Now, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft office

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

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If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

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Java Developer – 21265

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire an Application Developer for a 6+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As an Application Developer, is responsible development group supporting Equity Market Technology. They are comprised of approximately 7 resources and are responsible for the ongoing development of over 20 applications within the Capital Markets space. And the resource will be supporting the migration of applications from Unix to VM/Linux.

Job Description:

Daily Job Duties/Activities:

•This role will be focused on coding/development related to the migration of current applications to a new environment, working with business analysts and app support to create application enhancements.

Must-Have Skills/Experience:

•  10+ years of experience in Java development

•  Spring Framework experience (springboard, spring integration, and spring batch)

•  Oracle database experience (11g – 12c preferred)

•   Strong Linux and UNIX experience

•  WebLogic experience

•   JBOSS experience

•   Shell scripting experience/familiarity

•   AutoSys experience/familiarity

Nice-to-Have Skills:

•  SQL Server experience

•  RedHat Open Shift experience

•   Capital Markets/Equities experience

 

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

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This resource will be supporting the migration of applications from Unix to VM/Linux.

Who Will the Candidate Be Working with on a Daily Basis?: This resource will be working closely with the other members of the development team, as well as Business Analysts, and application support teams as needed.

Daily Job Duties/Activities:

  • This role will be focused on coding/development related to the migration of current applications to a new environment, working with business analysts and app support to create application enhancements.

Must-Have Skills/Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in Java development
  • Spring Framework experience (springboard, spring integration, and spring batch)
  • Oracle database experience (11g – 12c preferred)
  • Strong Linux and UNIX experience
  • WebLogic experience
  • JBOSS experience
  • Shell scripting experience/familiarity
  • AutoSys experience/familiarity

Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • SQL Server experience
  • RedHat Open Shift experience
  • Capital Markets/Equities experience

Soft Skills:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Team-oriented, working collaboratively
  • Able to work to tight deadlines

Analyst/Developer – BNSJP00011405

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Developer/Analyst for a 6+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Developer, is responsible in working closely with the internal clients/users to gather requirements and use them to develop code and create as well as maintain application features.

Job Description:

Typical Day in Role:

• Analyze highly complex business requirements; generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex software components and applications • Work closely with clients/users • Gather requirements to create Business Requirement Documents (BRD)

• Translate requirements into code and application features  

• Act as an expert technical resource for modeling, simulation and analysis efforts • Leverage industry best practices to design, test, implement and support a solution • Assure quality, security and compliance requirements are met for supported area

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

1) Experience with Windows Server – Python & Batch Scripting (5+ years of hands on experience)

2) SQL Server & SQL Query – writing store procedures & functions (5+ years of hands on experience)

3) SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) – hands on experience with cycle (5+ years)

4) Overall Business Analyst/Developer experience – gathering requirements & translating them into application features (5+ years)

5) Strong communication skills – written & verbal

 

Nice-to-Have Skills:

-Financial knowledge about Prime Brokerage Risk & Margin applications

 

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

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Quantitative Application Specialist – BNSJP00011399

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Quantitative Application Specialist for a 8+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Quantitative Application Specialist, is responsible to contribute primarily to advanced analytics and financial modelling related to the measurement and management of our financial risk.

Job Description:

Typical Day in Role

• Work with QTS and trading to advance risk management platform

• Contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle including, but not limited to, product research, technical design, unit and regression testing, and production support

• Design and implement analytics and automation for equity desks

• Analyze system performance and trading results to find ways to improve our execution

• Develop and maintain a strong knowledge of quantitative trading strategies, technology, market structure, risk management and hedging

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

1) Strong programming skills, ideally including developing real-time, event-driven applications (5+ years)

2) Java (3+ years of hands on coding/programming experience)

3) Angular (1+ year of hands on experience)

4) Familiarity with open-source big data tools such as Kafka (2+ years of experience)

5) Experience with data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance (2+ years of hands on experience)

6) Experience building web applications (2+ years of experience) preferred Angular web applications

7) Capital markets experience (1+ years of experience) and/or related education such as CFA/FRM (Financial Risk Manager) designation

8) Understanding of trading flow research, analysis and impact cost models

 

Nice-To-Have Skills:

• Experience and/or relevant course load in AI, specifically machine learning

• Familiarity with portfolio optimization and/or risk modeling tools such as Axioma or Barra

• Exposure to asset classes in Capital Markets

• Experience with Python, C++, kdb+

• Knowledge or exposure with Spark, Neo4j, Docker and R

 

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

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BSA/Technical Analyst – BNSJP00011408

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Technical Analyst for a 6+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Technical Analyst, is responsible to Migrating SQL windows servers from data center to cloud

Job Description:

Business group: Relationship Management 2 is seeking a BSA/Technical Analyst. This group has a niche skill set dealing with both Canadian and International banking for customer facing clients. This resource needs to have knowledge about mid-tier technology, cloud technology, can function as a project leader (not PM), needs to be organized and ability to work with a large team as well as working independently. This project deals with migrating SQL windows servers from data center to Cloud. Resource will be reporting to one of the PM’s.

• Reason for request: Migrating SQL windows servers from data center to cloud

Typical Day in Role

1. Importing data from various external data sources

2. Data cleansing and standardization i.e. duplicates, garbage sanitization

3. Data manipulation to uncover trends and insights i.e. sub setting, pivoting, summarization, sorting

4. Creating data visualizations to effectively convey findings.

5. Exporting data to external sources through reports or spreadsheets

6. Provide support for adhoc requests from the Business Users

7. Experience working directly with business users to build reports, dashboards and solving business questions with data.

8. Distinguish trends and patterns.

9. Report data in a comprehensive and repeatable way.

10. General PM skills, agile understanding, Cloud understanding. SQL Server Understanding

11. Previous bank experience preferable

12. Ability to co-ordinate with various groups (Technical Architects, Business Users, Application teams, Vendors) to gather required details and convey message effectively

13. Previous exposure to Change management, CAB review meetings

14. Ability to deliver high quality outputs under challenging deadlines, with minimal supervision

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:  BSA/ Technical Analyst at 7-10 years 1. Cloud, SQL servers, understand technical requirements- 5 years 2. Great communication skills- ability to deal with various teams, client facing 3. Fluid working with business partners, working with clients, run books/check lists 4. Proficient in MS Excel 5. Project skills- working on a similar project- recent experience

Nice to have: Large organization/ FI/Banks           

Degrees or certifications:

• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

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Financial Analyst – 20431

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Financial Analyst for a 6+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Financial Analyst, is responsible to support the Corporate Loan / Credit reporting business and operations. The position is accountable for the data integrity of the loan ledger, investigating report discrepancies, financial analysis, providing analytical support, and support user acceptance testing. Completes the month-end reconciliation processes and required accounting entries.

Job Description:

The Financial Analyst supports the Corporate Loan / Credit reporting business and operations. The position is accountable for the data integrity of the loan ledger, investigating report discrepancies, financial analysis, providing analytical support, and support user acceptance testing. Completes the month-end reconciliation processes and required accounting entries. Reviews booked deals and investigates and resolves / or escalates for resolution of any issues / problems which may impact the daily or monthly reporting requirements. Supports the team with ad hoc requirements.

*The initial focus will be on high priority items such as booking of the upfront fees that are backlogged, clearing the deficiency backlog, dealing with journal postings, assessments and documentation, and investigative work. Possibility of some project assistance work down the road.

MUST HAVES:

• Knowledge of IFRS

• Knowledge of operational and control procedures of financial systems • Excel proficiency – pivots and v-lookups (no macros)

NICE-TO-HAVES:

• Previous banking experience

• ACBS (Loan accounting book -Advanced Commercial Banking System)

SOFT SKILLS:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment, with the mindset to change financial procedures and processes as necessary to meet such changes • Strong problem solving and analytical thinking to respond to non-routine queries • Effective interpersonal relations, including good teamwork/partnerships and relationship building • Ability to handle tight deadlines and heavy workload, the result of which is the requirement to work outside normal business hours.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

• Analyze supporting documents, prepare upfront fee transactions for revenue recognition, and ensure the accounting treatment adheres to accounting policy.

• Work with Accounting Policy team to ensure fee policies adhere to current accounting standards.

• Participate in source system upgrade; communicate and provide detailed recommendations on observations and anomalies.

• Assist with business initiatives and projects, assisting in the development of new reports, and testing of new systems and or processes to ensure accuracy and completeness.

• Respond to queries for the daily cash funding reconciliation between cash position and the general ledger for each org (product) unit to ensure accurate reporting.

• Provide related supporting/analytical activities to Front Office, Risk Management and Finance, which includes profit/loss decomposition by business line to ensure business partners understand the underlying drivers.

• Work closely with Central Processing Services to maintain integrity of loan data in source system.

• Review month end accounting entries and supporting schedules according to Accounting/control procedures to adhere to regulatory guidelines.

• Review daily controls and reconciliation of systems to GL to ensure accuracy.

• Meet and/or exceed all documented Service Level Agreements with business partners to ensure Service Excellence is achieved.

• Resolve any month-end issues related to the general ledger to ensure correct reporting.

• Perform root cause analysis and provide recommendations on process improvements.

 

EDUCATION:

Undergraduate University degree in Economics, Finance, Commerce, Accounting and/or recognized professional accounting designation (or working towards)

 

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

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Delivery Manager – BNSJP00011299

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Project Delivery Manager for a 7+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Project Delivery Manager, is  to transition into a Full-time Employee and will have the chance to gain hands on experience with the newest technology regarding Cloud technologies, Data Analytics Management and Financial Services Technology.

Job Description:

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

•3+ years of experience as a Project Manager

•2+ years of experience managing medium sized teams (8-10 individuals)

•Strong communication skills – will be working directly with clients & stakeholders

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • PMP Certification
  • Experience with PPM

Degrees or certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, economics or other relevant field
  • Masters / MBA considered an asset

 

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

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Cloud Data Engineer – BNSJP00011160

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Cloud Data Engineer for a six month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Cloud Data Engineer,  responsible to design and implement the enterprise level data initiatives for the Client. As a Cloud Data Engineer within EDS, your primary job is to engage in a variety of data analysis and development activities that contribute to the design and development of enterprise level data repositories for enablement of AI, Machine Learning and data analytic
 

Job Description:

Candidate Value Proposition:

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with cutting edge Google Cloud technologies and will have the opportunity to learn while working with intelligent colleagues, well experienced in data management.

Typical Day in Role:

  • Conducting data profiling to understand source data structure and contents including data granularity, data format and data volume.
  • Performing data analysis to drive the target data architecture
  • Creating data curation specifications based the target architecture
  • Development of data transformation/loading pipeline according to the data curation specification
  • Work closely with the Business Analyst, Developers and QAs

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have Skills:

  • Highly proficient in SQL (3+ years of experience)
  • Fundamental knowledge on RDBMS, CLOUD and Big Data technologies
  • Familiarity in data wrangling techniques
  • Strong Python or Java Programming skills
  • Familiarity with Objected Oriented Design and Development methodologies
  • Knowledge of Analytical tools such as R/SAS
  • Knowledge of BI tools such as PowerBI/Tableau, etc.
  • Exposure to CI/CD tool sets such as Bitbucket, Jenkins etc. and to Cloud technologies
  • Familiarity with Agile development
  • Good Communication skills

Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • Experience working in data warehouse environment
  • Fi/Banking Industry experience.

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Content Editor – 18597

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Content Editor for a 5+months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Content Editor,  responsible for making accessibility improvements to legacy and new web applications and related digital content within large organizations.
 

Job Description:

Job Summary:

1200 job descriptions/details need to be updated/re-written for entry into the new HR system.

There may be multiple existing job descriptions that require consolidation into one, or no existing job description at all. In these situations, it will need to be written from scratch.

 

Key Accountabilities:

•Update and edit existing procedural documentation based on Business Partner input to ensure accurate and current procedures are available to employees

•Apply writing styles to documentation to ensure alignment with documented standards

•Conduct peer edits to identify opportunities for improvement and to ensure a high standard of quality is in place within the team

•Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of team technical writing standards to ensure best in class procedural documentation is in place

•Support intake of work by scoping writing jobs to ensure accurate work effort estimates to clients and proper resource allocations

•Prioritize work in a high-volume, multi-tasking environment to meet tight time lines, business needs and Service Level Agreements

•Contribute to the development and execution of Documentation work packages on small to large projects and initiatives to support project and business objectives

•Build and maintain strong working relationships with clients and business partners to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction

•Contribute to post-implementation reviews to provide input on successes and opportunities for improvement

 

Must-Have Skills/Experience:

•Previous experience writing job descriptions

 

Must-Have for Lead/Senior Role Only:

•Experience making presentations to senior stakeholders

 

Nice-to-Have Experience:

•Experience/familiarity with HAY methodology for job evaluations

•Samples of previous work written

 

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

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Graphic Designer – 16531

We have an immediate opening for a Graphic Designer  for a six-month assignment in Toronto, Ontario.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Skills:

  •  2-3+ years of experience in visual design.
  •  Portfolio of part work required.
  •  Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  •  Experience with a mix of digital media, mobile, print, and other media types.
  •  Must-have an interest in finance/investing.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.            

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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