Quantitative Application Specialist – BNSJP00011399

Information Technology
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID:
Sunanda Behera

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



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