Application Developer


Location: Montreal, QC, H3B 4G7
Employee Type: full time
Experience: 2 - 5 years
Education: Bachelor degree
Travel Required: none


A Wealth of Opportunity awaits you at Dynamic Funds
As the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to…
  • Provide the expertise necessary to create a front office investment system by performing end-to-end system analysis, design, programming, documentation, implementation of an in-house investment system to be used by a Fixed Income Portfolio Management team.
  • Work within a specific framework of standards, policies and procedures utilizing current technologies and methodologies.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Create a unique system design documentation outlining overview, diagrams and design specific to users, application system and technical requirements;
  • Participates in meetings regarding user requirements and design throughout the development phase of the project;
  • Perform coding, unit testing, debugging, documenting and implementing of applications and scripts in collaboration with quality assurance;
  • Analyze existing or proposed projects to determine their feasibility and time estimates required;
  • Evaluate existing and new applications and upcoming technologies to meet user requirements;
  • Maintain, support and enhance existing applications;
  • Keeps up-to-date on new technology, applications, scripts and servers;
  • Oversee the creation, installation and configuration of servers specific to application software;
  • Perform data modeling for database design; and
  • Analyze, maintain and implement security features for application development, servers, authentication and procedures.


Skills and Experience:


  • Master degree in Computer Science with course work in accounting or business administration;
  • Minimum 2-3 years related work experience demonstrating progressive responsible work in applications programming and system analysis;
  • Must have experience in the investment/mutual fund industry;
  • Proficiency in VB.NET, VBA, PYTHON and SQL Server is required;
  • Knowledge of fixed income products, a plus;
  • Experience with Charles River is a strong asset;
  • Knowledgeable in a Unix or Linux operating environment;
  • Ability to manage stress and work within established deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain pleasant working relationships;
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the end users;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills;
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents and technical procedures;
  • Knowledgeable with database management using SQL in designing and creating complex queries; and
  • Ability to think logically in solving problems assigned, present results with clarity and precision in writing;
Dynamic Funds is managed by GCIC Ltd., an affiliate of Scotiabank.
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