QE Manager / Lead – Securities Based Lending

We are looking for QE Lead/Manager who will be responsible for Responsible for developing and executing test plans for ecosystem/program/large projects. The contract is based out in Minneapolis, MN for a contract duration of 12 months.

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

Position Purpose:

Accountable for driving quality and champion defect prevention/early defect detection and for maximizing test coverage and using business analysis techniques to optimize testing activities. Responsible for developing and executing test plans for ecosystem/program/large projects (might assume planning execution accountability.

Key Accountabilities:

·        Responsible for leading technical test effort and coaching junior resources.

·        For Nonfunctional: Responsible for driving the correct nonfunctional test activities in projects/programs.

·        Responsible for managing project test activities and aligning to internal Quality Engineering practices

·        Partner across IT and with assigned business lines to plan functional and nonfunctional testing activities.

·        Responsible for managing project resources and vendor coordination.

·        Effectively communicates and builds rapport with team members, stakeholders and business partners using a variety of techniques and collaboration from initiation to close.

·        Resolves conflicts/issues and escalates others as appropriate.

·        Responsible for developing project/program test plans and strategies with a focus on optimized coverage for assigned programs/projects through the application lifecycle and managing end to end quality project activities.

·        Responsible for maximizing automation for all project deliverables (functional/non-functional testing depending on role)

·        Responsible for following defined processes and tools and alignment with overall QE strategy and framework.

Required:

·        Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related (technical) degree/diploma.

·        5-9 years hands on experience with defining test strategy and test approach for small and medium size projects in Agile and non-agile projects (For Non-Functional test leads and managers focus in on performance and nonfunctional areas)

·        5-9 years’ experience in test case design at different levels (component/service, integration, end to end/user scenarios) or non-functional testing (depending on role)

·        Experience in DevOps operations and test integration, processes, and tools

·        Strong understanding of testing frameworks & methodologies (Agile Management Framework & Iterative Waterfall) and best practices

·        Experience in a QA/test environment with a focus on technical, automated testing in a variety of environments (cloud, distributed or mainframe, business workflows and services/APIs, databases).

·        Hands-on programming experience (e.g., Java, C, SQL DB querying) and source configuration tools (GIT, SVN, MKS, etc.)

·        Selenium experience must have

Non-Functional:

Hands on experience working with Non-Functional Testing tools (HP LoadRunner, JMeter, HP Fortify, application monitoring tools (Dynatrace, AppDynamics) etc.)

Functional: Hands on expertise in a variety of test automation frameworks/tools (e.g., Robot Framework, TestNG, SOAPUI, Appium), and script development using scripting languages (e.g., Perl, Python, Bash, etc.)

Preferred:

·        Experience reviewing artifacts including code reviews (application and test automation scripts)

·        Experience with cloud solutions such as Elasticsearch and Kafka and frameworks such as Spring

·        Experience in non-functional testing test case creation (component/service, integration, end to end) spanning all performance test levels (load, stress, endurance, reliability, configuration, rollout) and results analysis.

·        Experience in DevOps operations and test integration, processes, and tools

·        Experience using source configuration tools (GIT, SVN, MKS, etc.)

·        Experience in a QA/test environment with a focus on technical/automated testing in a variety of environments (cloud, distributed and mainframe, business workflows and services/APIs, databases)

·        Experience as technical tester within agile teams

·        Experience working in a scrum/agile or iterative waterfall development.

Skills and Competencies:

·        Very good communication skills

·        Ability to focus and prioritize.

·        Solve complex technical problems.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you are an QE lead/Manager, 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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IT Risk Analyst

We are looking for IT Risk Analyst who will assist in conducting NIST sp800-30r1 Information Security Risk Assessment exercises for IT-specific assets using NIST sp800-37r2 Risk Management Framework for Information Systems. The contract is based out in Raleigh, NC for a contract duration of 06 months.

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

Position Purpose:

Assist in conducting NIST sp800-30r1 Information Security Risk Assessment exercises for IT-specific assets using NIST sp800-37r2 Risk Management Framework for Information Systems and organizations to generate IT Risk Assessment Reports that will facilitate the IT Risk Management of system Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability, introduce new controls, enhance data architecture, and/or address regulatory requirements.

Role Summary:

·        Information Security Consulting and IT Risk Assessments and Self-Assessments with Risk Assessment Reporting

·        Monitoring security vulnerabilities via Business Intelligence Dashboard

·        Conducting Internal & External Application security risk assessments through vulnerability testing and risk analysis

·        Performing both internal and external security assessments leveraging NIST and ISO Standards

·        Analyzing security events & incidents to identify the root cause.

·        Continuously updating the company’s incident response and disaster recovery plans

·        Verifying the security of third-party vendors and collaborating with them to meet security requirements.

Must Have:

·        Significant planning and relationship skills; technology design / technology operations / large scale technology implementation experience

·        Strong knowledge of IT Risk, management, and analytics; enterprise applications, data / information management and information delivery applications; IT standards and methodologies

·        Viewed as a credible IT Risk Assessor by technology and project management leadership in technology operations and critical infrastructure.

·        Ability to understand operational efficiency and effectiveness in a technology platform by driving a service-oriented delivery model.

·        Strong understanding of T&O’s direction, priorities and trends in technology and the market

·        Strong communicator who can articulate vision across technology, operations, risk, and finance.

·        Ability to leverage partners and lead change.

Knowledge and Experience:

·        Undergraduate degree in a technical field such as accounting, mathematics, or computer science

·        5-9 years relevant work experience

·        Practical knowledge and experience in IT Risk Threat & Vulnerability concepts, processes, and analysis.

·        Minimum 1 year of public accounting experience.

·        Practical and solid knowledge of IT and Business Process Risk Assessment products

·        Experience and knowledge in the areas of IT General Controls (Change Management, Logical Security, Physical security, Network Security & Computer Operations) process flows

Skills and Competencies:

·        Working knowledge of IT risk measurement (i.e., confidentiality, integrity & availability of information processed, stored, and transmitted) and assessment methodology of information security environments with any risk system.

·        Proven business analysis and problem-solving skills.

·        Ability to identify, analyze and rectify project issues as they arise.

·        Well-developed PC Skills with respect to spreadsheets, access database and presentation software

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you are an IT Risk Analyst, 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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Interaction Designer/ User Experience Designer/ Product Designer

Have you been dreaming of being part of an industry leading company, dedicated to creating exceptional digital experiences?

If you have, then keep reading.

Our client has the strategy, research, design principles, and technical innovation all present and aligned.

There’s only one thing missing: you!

What will you do?

You will work on user interphase patterns and behaviours, shaping the experiences created through each of the digital products you work on.

You will work within an agile environment and iterative process, collaborating with interdisciplinary team members and stakeholders to analyze, design and convey your design vision. You will be involved in every step of the process from idea generation to implementation.

What you would work on:

Interaction Design Strategy, Interaction Artifact Creation, Research and Testing

What’s in it for you:

·        You’ll find yourself part of a culture where designers feel included, valued, and heard; in a supportive environment surrounded by peers who exceed in their area of expertise.

·        You will work on solutions used by millions of people and contribute to a company that truly values customer experience and remains a Global Digital leader.

·        Work/life balance is important to us; you will be part of a company that values your time.

What do you need to succeed?

Show us you…

·       Can solve complex problems and think strategically.

·        Are a maven in T-Shaped design, with core skills in interaction design and knowledge of visual design and research.

·        Have excellent facilitation, presentation, and writing skills.

·        Can work collaboratively with designers, developers and business stakeholders.

·        Are familiar with design research methods.

·        Know design systems.

·        Are familiar with mobile first design practices.

·        Have experience working in an agile environment.

·        Have a deep understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase.

·        Have an appreciation for the potential of ‘design thinking’.

·        Can work in a large organization in agile environment.

And also:

·        BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS), or a related field or equivalent practical experience

·        5+ years designing usable interfaces across multiple channels and platforms. Experience in an applied research setting including experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices.

·        Expertise with design, prototyping, and research tools such as Sketch and Axure RP, InVision, UserTesting.com

·        (Nice to have) MA/MS degree or certification in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS), or a related field.

 If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been dreaming about, then look no further!

We can’t wait to hear from you, reach out to us now!

Visual Designer

Have you been dreaming of being part of an industry leading company, dedicated to creating exceptional digital experiences?

If you have, then keep reading.

Our client has the strategy, research, design principles, and technical innovation all present and aligned.

There’s only one thing missing: you!

What will you do?

As a visual designer on the team, you will instinctively weave iconography, typography, colour, space and texture together to simplify and improve how our customers navigate our products and services.

You will use your expertise on designs that inspire, engage, and excite.

You will work within an agile team environment and an iterative process, and collaborate with interdisciplinary team members and stakeholders as you analyze, design and convey your mobile and responsive design vision. You will be involved in every step of the process from idea generation to implementation.

What you would work on:

Visual Design Strategy, Visual Design Creation, Research and Testing

What’s in it for you:

·        You will find yourself part of a culture where designers feel included, valued, and heard; in a supportive environment surrounded by peers who exceed in their area of expertise.

·        You will work on solutions used by millions of people and contribute to a company that truly values customer experience and remains a Global Digital leader.

·        Work/life balance is important to us; you will be part of a company that values your time.

What you need to succeed:

Show us you…

·        can solve complex problems and think strategically.

·        can communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale within a user-centered design process.

·        have excellent facilitation, presentation and writing skills.

·        are a maven at working collaboratively with designers, developers and business stakeholders.

·        are familiar with design research methods.

·        know design systems.

·        are familiar with mobile first design practices.

·        have experience working in an agile environment.

·        have an understanding of responsive design.

And also:

·        BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field or equivalent experience

·        Portfolio that includes web and/or mobile design samples

·        Solid knowledge of design tools (Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and presentation software) and principles (typography, grid systems, visual hierarchy, colour, white space, etc.)

·        Experience designing outstanding digital products and experiences.

If this sounds exciting to you and you can’t wait to hear more, then reach out to us know! We can’t wait to hear from you!!

Design Researcher

Have you been dreaming of being part of an industry leading company, dedicated to creating exceptional digital experiences?

 If you have, then keep reading.

 Our client has the strategy, research, design principles, and technical innovation all present and aligned.

 There’s only one thing missing: you!

 What will you do?

As a Design Researcher you will shape the experiences created through each of our digital products. You will build relationships with stakeholders and work with the business to prioritize research activities and communicate the outcomes.

You will work with a cross-functional group of designers, product managers and developers.

Embedded in a product, journey or channel, you will identify upcoming decisions that need research inputs, propose methodologies, carry out fieldwork, analyse, and socialize the implications. The belief is that research is not to be a silo or a black box that outputs ‘insights’. If you believe this as well, then we want to hear from you.

What you would work on:

Design Research Strategy, Research and Testing (Execution, Synthesis, Analysis), Delivery and Communication.

What’s in it for you:

·        You’ll find yourself part of a culture where designers feel included, valued, and heard; in a supportive environment surrounded by peers who exceed in their area of expertise.

·        You will work on solutions used by millions of people and contribute to a company that truly values customer experience and remains a Global Digital leader.

·        Work/life balance is important to us; you will be part of a company that values your time. 

What do you need to succeed?

Shows us that you…

·        can solve complex problems and think strategically.

·        have excellent facilitation, presentation, and writing skills.

·        are used to working closely with other designers, developers, business stakeholders.

·        have expertise in design research.

·        can contribute to design systems.

·        are familiar with mobile first design.

·        can work in an agile environment within a large organization.

·        have an appreciation for the potential of design thinking.

And also:

·        BA/BS degree in Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Information Studies, Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS), or a related field or equivalent practical experience

·         3 + years of experience in research

·        (Nice to have) – MA/MS degree or certification in Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Information Studies, Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS), or a related field

Want even more details? Great! We can’t wait to hear from you ?.

Content Designer/ UX Writer/ Copy Writer

Have you been dreaming of being part of an industry leading company, dedicated to creating exceptional digital experiences?

If you have, then keep reading.

Our client has the strategy, research, design principles, and technical innovation all present and aligned.

There’s only one thing missing: you!

What will you do?

As a content designer, you will shape the conversations conducted through each of our digital products, and be the voice and tone of the tools used.

To do that, you need to think strategically about the creation and delivery of the content: what is said, how it is said, and where each piece of that message is delivered.

You’ll collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines to define the core value of the digital products designed and built. You’ll make sure that every experience – from the overtly promotional to the purely transactional – embodies its core value as your clients move through and engage with it. In short: you’ll use content to connect what digital products can do with what truly matters.

You will work on content strategy, content creation, research and testing.

What’s in it for you.

·        You’ll find yourself part of a culture where designers feel included, valued, and heard; in a supportive environment surrounded by peers who exceed in their area of expertise.

·        You will work on solutions used by millions of people and contribute to a company that truly values customer experience and remains a Global Digital leader.

·        Work/life balance is important; you will be part of a company that values your time.

What you need to succeed

Show us you…

·        can solve complex problems and think strategically.

·        have excellent facilitation and presentation and writing skills.

·        are a maven at working collaboratively with designers, developers and business stakeholders.

·        are familiar with design research methods.

·        know design systems.

·        are familiar with mobile first design practices.

·        have experience working in an agile environment.

And also:

·        A post-secondary education, ideally with a university degree or college diploma

·        At least 4 years of writing experience at a creative agency or in-house creative team

·        A portfolio of work samples showcasing your copywriting work

Want to know even more?

Contact us now. Let’s talk!

Compliance Officer

We are looking for a Control room compliance Officer (Remote) who will be responsible for Responsible for maintaining the firm’s Information Barriers to restrict the improper flow of information for a contract duration of 12 months in Jersey City, NJ

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

Day to day responsibilities:

Responsible for maintaining the firm’s Information Barriers to restrict the improper flow of information and prevent the misuse of material non-public information between the public side areas of the firm (e.g., Research, Sales & Trading) and the private side areas (e.g., Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Leverage Finance).

Maintain the Firm’s Watch and Restricted Lists. Implement restrictions pursuant to securities laws and Firm policies and procedures.

Review the Firm’s Research prior to publication to ensure it adheres to FINRA and SEC rule requirements.

Advise Research, Investment Banking, and various origination groups.

Primary Responsibilities

•        Review research notes / reports submitted to the Control Room by Supervisory Analysts for review and approval of content against the Watch / Restricted Lists

•        Restricted List: daily updating and monitoring of the Restricted List

•        Watch List: daily updating and review of the Watch List – additions, deletions and obtain updates from Investment Banking.

Skills:

•        Responsible for non-public information (security)

•        Investment banking (Wall Street restricted list)

•        Involved in pre-clearing of trades.

•        Global platform will be transforming their databases.

•        Previous control room experience

•        4-6 years of experience

•        “Trade Surveillance” experience is a big plus.

•        Financial services background

Top 3 skills:

•        Watch list updates, Trade preclearance, Trade surveillance.

•        Flexible, excellent communication skills, someone who can work independently.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you are Control room compliance Officer, 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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Business Analyst

We are looking for a Sr. Business Analyst with some strong Commercial Tax domain knowledge supporting USWM Tax role with Financial Services experience with some understanding of WM products in Minneapolis, MN.

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

Who you are:

Our client is looking to hire a resource with combined BA and QE skills. We are looking for an experienced strong Sr BA who also has experience working in a QE organization. A strong candidate will have both the combined BA and QE skills who enjoys both work functions and has successfully supported projects as both a BA and QE. Additionally, the strong candidate will have a good domain knowledge and experience working in the commercial tax area for a Financial Services company.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Business Analysis Planning (15%)

•        Perform requirements stakeholder analysis to identify impacted or influencing groups and stakeholder requirements responsibilities.

•        Develop plans and accurate estimates for completion of requirements, continuously improving the level of detail and accuracy of estimates.

Requirements Analysis and Documentation (15%)

•        Facilitate collaborative sessions with large and diverse business stakeholder groups to drive requirements discovery, analysis, and review.

•        Apply advanced elicitation techniques to work with different types of stakeholder groups.

•        Analyze and document scope of the business solution using enterprise-standard requirements methodology.

Requirements Management and Support (10%)

•        Prepare requirements for review applying various communication techniques and lead requirements walkthrough and sign off sessions.

•        Apply advanced coverage analysis techniques to ensure relationship between scope, detailed requirements, and testing through to implementation.

•        Resolve conflicts/issues on behalf of BA team and escalate as required.

•        Support QE in development of the Functional System test cases

•        Support UAT and PIV activities including planning, defect triage, and root-cause analysis for requirements-related issues.

•        Support the development of the end-user documentation and training. 

Leadership and Relationship Management (10%)

•        Provide guidance and support to build the capabilities of the junior Bas.

•        Support the consistency of standards and adherence to enterprise requirements methodology within own BA team.

•        Effectively communicate and build rapport with team members and stakeholders.

Technical Knowledge (10%)

•        Mainframe & SQL Experience; ability to run mainframe jobs, review mainframe files, execute mainframe programs.

•        Select approved selected development tools to use for modeling & test case optimization (ConformIQ or Hexawise).

•        DevOps experience and basic knowledge of CI/CD principles.

Quality Engineering & Testing (20%)

•        Use various evaluation methods on documentation, source code, test results, etc. to determine whether user needs & project objectives have been satisfied.

•        Select appropriate test strategies (test-driven design, risk-based, time boxed, top-down, bottom-up, black-box, white-box, automation) for various situations.

•        Review business and software documentation, including User Stories for ambiguity and testability. Driving development of “Acceptance Criteria” for User Stories.

•        Develop, communicate, and track to the Automation Test Plan/Test Approach/Strategy.

•        Coordinate with project & QE leadership to develop Automation testing coverage for functional and regression testing.

Planning and Leadership (10%)

•        Covered until Quality Engineering & Testing Section.

Job Specifications and Qualifications

•        College/University degree or equivalent work experience in related fields/areas.

•        Minimum 7+ years of experience working as a Business Analyst with progressively increasing responsibilities in the areas of requirements management on large and complex projects.

•        Minimum 7+ years of experience in software quality engineering or equivalent experience, with at least 2 years of automation experience.

•        Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or Project Management Institute –Professional in Business Analysis Certification (PMI – PBA) (Preferred).

•        Masters Certificate in Business Analysis (Preferred).

•        Proven experience with various project delivery methodologies such as Waterfall, Iterative and/or Agile.

•        Experience in requirements planning and prioritization including stakeholder analysis and effort estimation.

•        Requirements elicitation techniques such as Document analysis, Interviews, Facilitated, workshops, Observation, Prototyping, Focus groups, Surveys.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you are Business Analyst, 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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Fund Operations Analyst

We are looking for a Fund Operation Specialist for our multinational financial services company in Manhattan, NY

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

PURPOSE

•        Primary focus is on execution within defined parameters, with some expansion based on developing capabilities and/or experiences, in partnership with more experienced staff.

•        The analyst will play a key role in i) obtaining independent valuations and returns associated with hedge fund positions in the trading portfolio; ii) perform all aspects of alternative asset operations including subscriptions, redemptions and fee calculations related to hedge fund transactions; iii) perform daily reconciliation of the bank’s cash accounts; iv) support security settlement for AAG and Muni GIC desks. All responsibilities carried out in accordance with Code of Conduct, RBC Values and Guiding Principles ensuring adherence to Privacy principles.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

•        Responsible for following established guidelines and identifying and resolving problems. Individuals at this level are expected to use some independence of thought but to refer more complex problems to supervisors or other experts. Individuals would be expected to contribute to workflow or process change and redesign, and to form a strong basic understanding of the specific function. May also be accountable for regular reporting or process administration as “owner”.

•        Communicating with hedge fund managers and administrators to independently value hedge fund returns and valuations.

•        Verify and obtain sign-off on product related transactions.

•        Prepare and confirm fee calculations due to hedge funds and counterparties.

•        Maintain statements received from hedge funds.

•        Support various front office teams with respect to hedge fund prices and valuations.

•        Maintain information related to hedge funds and ensure that the proper parties receive the relevant information.

•        Review and prepare daily reconciliation across multiple accounts and follow through on breaks to resolve

•        Coordinate and process transactions across multiple systems.

Basic Qualifications

•        Typically includes Rotational Analysts, Recent college graduates, and lateral employees with little or no relevant Operations experience.

•        A bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or Economics.

•        1-3 years of work experience preferable

•        Reasonable understanding of financial markets and products.

•        Strong written and oral communication skills.

•        Experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Access.

•        Excel/VBA Programming preferable

•        Keen attention to detail

WORKING CONDITIONS

•        The candidate would be located on a trading floor

•        The trading environment is a demanding, time-sensitive environment that requires quick turnaround and decision making

•        Additional long hours are often required

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you are Fund Operation Specialist, 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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DevOps Engineer

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer/Big Data Engineer for our multinational financial services company in New York, NY.

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

What will you do?

•        Take ownership of component(s) of the workflows supported within our data ecosystem

•        Interact with CM development teams across RBC and understand their application requirements, data access patterns, and assist them with expediting onboarding to various platforms from an engineering and development aspect.

•        Design and develop systems that meet our latency, volume, storage, and scale expectations to enhance KPI metrics, and monitoring capabilities for use across multiple teams

•        Participate in meetings to help influence architectural, engineering, and development decisions

•        Follow our Agile software development process with daily scrums and monthly Sprints

•        Ability to work collaboratively on a cross-functional team with a wide range of experience levels

•        Define best practices for spark usage; work with teams to influence their architecture

•        Provide expertise in Spark Performance tuning

•        Perform knowledge sharing, conduction education workshops, and train other employees is expected

•        Keep pace with emerging technology by researching and evaluating products

Must Have:

•        5+ years of experience in Spark/Hadoop

•        5+ years of experience programming in Java/Scala

•        5+ years of experience in Docker (Swarm/Kuberenetes)

•        5+ years of experience with Python/Shell Scripting

•        Experience with NoSQL/Graph databases, such as MongoDB, Ignite, and Druid

•        Experience with Hadoop, Docker, Kubernetes, and ELK Stack a plus

•        Experience with Hive

•        Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles

•        Proficient understanding of networking principles

•        Proficient understanding of performance computing principles

Nice-to-have Skills/Experience and/or Education, certifications, qualifications, designations:

·        Understanding of underlying hardware and operating systems.

·        Working from home (as of right now)

·        Will require a laptop

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you are a DevOps Engineer, 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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Broker- dealer

We are looking for a Broker-Dealer for multinational financial services company in Jersey City, NJ for a 06-month project.

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

Scope of the Project:

•        The Customer Protection Control team is tasked with providing central governance and oversight of transactions, projects, and system change requests that impact Customer Protection compliance capabilities of the U.S Broker Dealer. (“SEC Rule 15c3-3” – Possession or Control)

•        The team’s daily compliance monitoring functions are integral in ensuring the firm’s overall regulatory compliance profile is viewed favorably by applicable governing bodies (FINRA, SEC).

What will you do?

•        Perform daily oversight functions, including root cause analysis

•        Daily reporting and escalation of exceptions to management

•        Assist senior team members in system testing (UAT) efforts

•        Engage and collaborate with internal operations teams and external technology partners regarding on-going CP risk mitigation efforts.

•        Perform tasks integral to the completion of key CM operations projects and initiatives

Must-have

•        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferably with emphasis in Business, Accounting, or Finance.

•        Ten years prior experience working in a self-clearing broker dealer, preferably performing daily settlement, balancing, and/or core back-office reconciliation functions.

•        Prior experience using Broadridge back office applications (BPS, Impact); and core Broadridge reports (Stock Record, RD Master, Pending Excess, etc.)

•        Advanced knowledge of brokerage accounting principles and best audit practices applicable to self-clearing Broker Dealers.

•        Meticulous focus on detail / accuracy with respect to record keeping, reporting, and all written communications.

•        Solid Microsoft Office Application skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Nice-to-have

•        Prior regulatory experience working at the SEC, FINRA, Federal Reserve, etc., and / or

•        Prior audit / consulting experience working at Big Four firm covering financial services firms.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you are a Broker, 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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Loan Processing Specialist

We are looking for Loan Processing Specialist for multinational financial services company and the largest bank in Canada by market capitalization in Raleigh, NC for a 3-month project.

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

On day to day basis:

•        The Processing Specialist is responsible for processing mortgage loan applications generated.

•        The Processing Specialist role minimizes risk by performing due diligence on all applications submitted. The role provides direct support to client Cross Border Mortgage Advisors, Customers, Underwriters, and Closers.

•        The Processing Specialist is responsible to have a thorough understanding of purchase and refinance real estate financing products including mortgage ARM and fixed rate products, and Home Equity Lines of Credit and ensure clean, well-documented files for submission to closing.

•        The Processing Specialist is always responsible to deliver the highest level of service to all customers and colleagues.

•        The Processing Specialist role supports revenue generation, ensures operational/administrative effectiveness, and ensures compliance.

•        The role provides direct support to Cross Border Mortgage Advisors in facilitating the closing of real estate transactions in an efficient and consistent manner by ordering all applicable 3rd party items required as well as maintain phone conversations with client to deliver white glove experiences to our clients.

Primary Responsibilities:

•        Process loans accurately within client policies, procedures, and delegated authorities. Proactively recommend alternative solutions to Cross Border Mortgage Advisor when a file does not meet investor guidelines as submitted when applicable.

•        Meet service level standards on a consistent basis as assigned.

•        Accurately perform all duties defined by the role to include ordering and reviewing all 3rd parties required and collateral documentation.

•        Complete review of insurance documentation and requirements, title binder, and required closing documenting including required payoffs, clearing title, and ordering vendor services.

•        Prioritizing workload to meet target closing dates.

•        Ensures accurately and timely updates to the Loan Origination System and supporting vendor supplied servicing systems to reflect status of file. All files within doc prep systems are updated with complete notes regarding outstanding issues and email communications.

•        Communicate professionally with Cross Border Mortgage Advisors, Customers, and Team Members always to provide optimal customer service.

•        Acts as a leader and provides support to newly hired processors.

Job Specifications:

The position requires a minimum of three years mortgage lending experience.

The job requires a complete understanding of mortgage lending guidelines and regulatory requirements to include HMDA, RESPA, REG Z, AML, AND PRIVACY ACT.

Required:

•        Annual compliance certifications obtained from RBC Campus.

•        Annual completion of Fraud Training Courses

•        High School Diploma

•        Minimum 3-5 Years Mortgage Processing Experience.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you are Loan Processing Specialist, 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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Business analyst(Online and Mobile banking)

Our Banking client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Business analyst(Online and Mobile banking) for a 6 months contract role with possibility of extension.

 

What you will be doing…

       •   Lead detailed requirement phases by identifying, tracking, escalating and/or resolving business systems issues

       •   Assess, research, analyze and document sponsor/stakeholder needs in accordance with the Project Life Cycle utilizing reporting tools, and requirements.

       •   Identify, track and resolve business systems issues

       •   Create or lead the development of detailed level process maps to facilitate requirements gathering, gap analysis and for training use

       •   Manage project documentation (implementation plan, issues log, process maps, reports, FTE analysis, etc.) and resolves emerging issues at the implementation stage of the project

       •   Contribute to successful project completion within budget and on time by identifying risks and developing/recommending mitigation strategies

       •   Seeks input from the business by facilitating sessions

       •   Develop strategic training plan associated with introduction of new/ enhanced the business processes

       •   Provide assistance with business user testing, when required

       •   Develop and maintain strong relationship with business partners and internal/external team members

       •   Provide consulting services to business partners on new initiatives

       •   Identify issues and escalates/manages resolution as required

 

What you will need to succeed…

 

Must Have Skills:

       •   5+ years of experience as a BA/BSA

       •   Proven ability to gather Business requirements and Systems requirements independently

       •   Experience in Online and Mobile banking projects

       •   Strong knowledge of Requirements methodology (planning, elicitation, documentation) – both within Agile and Waterfall project frameworks

       •   Excellent attention to detail, analytical thinking, and gap analysis

       •   Demonstrated experience with user stories, business and systems use cases, business context diagrams and business process maps

       •   Experience working on large projects over $2 million

       •   Excellent communication skills required; will be working with BU stakeholders and IT stakeholders; Experience facilitating a large roomful of stakeholders (15–20 or more).

       •   Excellent collaboration skills, and highly adaptable

       •   Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline

 

Nice-To-Have Skills:

       •   Previous Banking experience on processes, tools and project methodologies

       •   Experience with Orchestrators, APIs, mid-tier services

       •   Experience integrating 3rd party vendor solutions

       •   Knowledge/experience of Digital Identity and Security related projects

 

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 – Senior

Our Banking client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Financial Analyst – Senior for a 6 month contract role with possibility of extension

Brief Project Description:  

•     Regular day-to-day management reporting, weekly estimates, cost allocations reporting and analysis, forecast and plan,

•     Proactively identify efficiencies and process improvements

•     Validate data accuracy and provide actionable analysis on operating results.

Daily Responsibilities:

•         Assist with the month-end close (reporting)

•         Assist with the Forecast and Plan (reporting)

•         Management Reporting

•         Maintain internally developed excel (Macro-VBA) based models

•         Executive PowerPoints decks

•         Head office reporting requirements

Must Have Skills:

  • Previous Financial experience (5+ years)
  • Fantastic technical skills Advanced Excel – VBA (must have), pivot table etc.
  • Experience working with big database – to manipulate huge database Use database information to create reporting
  • Reporting experience, building dashboards with Tableau

Strong business acumen

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidate must be a proactive and independent worker, creative and innovative self-starter; as well as demonstrates a team oriented spirit who brings lots of initiative to a small team. 

Nice to Have Skills:

  • EPM Cognos/TM1 finance systems experience preferred

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 as our strength 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.

Specialty Developer – Specialist – 33410-1

Role Title: Applications Developer – Specialist

Max Bill Rate: $100/hour

Home Transit: 76049

Charge to Transit: 76049

Line of Business: DCCT

Target Start Date: August 24th,2020

Number of Positions: 2

Duration: 4 months

Work Location: Toronto 20 Dundas St W., 12th (Work from home for now)

Hours (is there a possibility of OT): Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. A little flexibility with work hours. 37.5 hours/week. Overtime might be required occasionally.

Possibility of Extension/Conversion: Yes, conversion and extension are expected and will depend on the workers performance.

Interview Process: 2 telephonic rounds – In the first round, the manager will access the attitude and fit; and second round will be technical with the manager and other members of the team. The manager is targeting to interview on August 21st.

Reason the Role is Open: Net new position for the increased workload and new projects coming in

Group Information: The team is a part of mobile team which includes iOS and android teams. Both teams have 2 squads and work for the mobile applications.

EVP (Employee Value Proposition): The candidate will get a chance to work with a team that is always ready and first one to try new things with the platform. The team is flexible and supportive

What Project Will The Contractor Be Working On: The candidate will be working on various ongoing projects

Who Will The Contractor Be Working With on a Daily Basis: The candidate will work with Tech Leads, Architectures, QAs and other people from the team in the agile environment

Daily Job Duties Include:

Participate in the development and maintenance of stable and highly secure Android application and be responsible for the product development. Participate in the discussion and compilation of the project implementation plan, complete the preparation of the project requirements, outline, detailed design and other documents; Responsible for the project subsystem or module design and coding; Responsible for mentoring developers and code review to help the team grow. Responsible for providing hands-on architectural design for native Android applications with a deep understanding of design patterns such as MVP, MVVM. Responsible for effectively working in an Agile environment. Responsible for issue tracking in JIRA and documentation in Confluence

Must-Have Skills/Experience:

5+ years of experience building native Android applications 5+ years of experience in Java Familiarity with Kotlin Advance knowledge of

  • Android Studio,
  • Gradle, and
  • GIT
  • Experience in
  • Data Binding,
  • LiveData,
  • Android Life-cycles,
  • REST APIs,
  • Navigation Component, etc.
  • Hands on experience with
  • Unit Tests,
  • Integration tests.

Nice to Have:

Experience with UI Automation. Experience with Accessibility related Android components to create inclusive applications. Experience with Android performance analysis tools.

Soft Skills:

Excellent communication