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Application Analyst Electronic Trading

National Bank

This is a Contract position in Milton, ON posted March 7, 2021.

This position supports Electronic trading and Market Making at National Bank Financial Group and could be located in Montreal or Toronto depending on candidate’s preference.

Hands on with trading software, figuring, setting up.

Are you ready to join our team of designers, builders and integrators of world class trading technology?

Are you motivated by accomplishing remarkable things that have a positive impact and change the world?

As our newest Electronic Trading Analyst, you will work with our developers, quants, traders and technology experts to implement, test and continuously deliver new features and products to our customers.

Main Responsibilities Understand and become familiar with existing and new trading technologies at NBC as well as in the industry.

Be responsible for reviewing, testing and deploying Market data and Order Entry feed handlers.

Be responsible for day to day support of trading systems and all components within the system.

Participate in design discussions and produce design/functional artifacts as required.

Assist in user requirement process, task breakdown, effort estimation and implementation of new software features in an incremental manner using agile methodologies Optimize processes and improve the efficiency of the technology Research new technologies and software solutions
– out-of-the-box innovative thinkers are highly valued Be responsible for post trade activities such as drop copies, etc.

Interact with internal partners as well as key vendors in all aspects of this role.

Documentation of all efforts for support, maintenance and reference purposes using existing tools.

Degree in Computer Science, Computer/Software Engineering, or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years of experience in Capital Markets Equities, Derivatives and FX experience an asset.

Working knowledge of PERL, LINUX, Informix, SQL, Sybase, MongoDB, Tableau, Hadoop, MQ series an asset.

Understanding of, and experience with, the ORC/Itivity/TBricks trading platform and/or a track record with other algorithmic trading applications/environments an asset: Fidessa, Bloomberg, Reuters, Order Management Systems, FIX Gateways, Smart Order Routers, etc.

Knowledge of industry messaging protocols such as FIX, ITCH and STAMP as well as any specific to North American Exchanges.

Big Data, AI and machine learning experience an asset.

Ability to work and solve problems independently as well as in a team collaboration environment.

Ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical personnel alike.

Aptitude in enhancing knowledge / expertise in own area and keeping current with emerging industry trends and new technologies.

Team player who is self-motivated and able to work independently.

Excellent communication skills in English both spoken and written.

Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset Experience with distributed processing (Amazon EC2) and streaming an asset.

Working at National Bank means having access to competitive working conditions, a wide range of employee benefits, a dynamic work environment and telemedicine services.

National Bank values all aspects of diversity and sees it as a tremendous source of wealth.

We want to offer an open, respectful work environment where all employees can achieve their full potential.

Senior management has made a concrete commitment to promote this value across all sectors of the organization.

We’re committed to providing accommodations as needed and ensuring accessibility during the recruitment process and after hiring.

If you have any specific needs, please let us know during our initial conversation and we’ll be happy to accommodate you.