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Lead Engineer, Risk Systems

Remote, Toronto
Posted 1 month ago

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in us, you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $450 billion, we are a professional investment management organization that globally invests funds to help ensure long-term sustainability. The Fund is projected to exceed $1.5 trillion in the next two decades. We are headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney.

We attract and select high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe.  Join our team and look forward to:

  • Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
  • Accelerated exposure and responsibility
  • Global career development opportunities
  • A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career with us.

The Position

The Investment Risk Systems Team is hiring a Cloud Developer Specialist to build cloud solutions and services for the next-generation Risk Management system. This is an opportunity to demonstrate leadership and software engineering excellence as you work with a team of agile developers transforming our risk systems to a cloud-based technology stack.

The Opportunity

Provide technical leadership and coach team members on cloud technology and best practices

  • Implement financial product specific processing in the cloud for our next-generation Risk Management system
  • Design and build robust and scalable cloud solutions by working closely with our internal business partners, cloud providers and GitHub community, and fellow IT teams
  • Develop, maintain, and support cloud software solutions, micro-services, and user interfaces to allow future innovations to be used by the firm
  • Apply cloud technology and build components through rapid prototyping exercises to solicit early user feedback, discover appropriate solutions, and implement incremental improvement
  • Support innovation in the cloud and contribute to sustainable development and automated deployment practices, including DevOps, continuous integration and delivery, orchestration, and infrastructure as code
  • Participate in the project life cycle from analysis, to development and testing, and applies best practices and hands-on expertise as required
  • Provide troubleshooting support and knowledge transfer to the application support team

Position Requirements

This role demands proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help deliver and maintain robust, scalable solutions to the Risk Systems team. Specific requirements for the Lead Engineer include:

  • Exceptional technology skills; recognized by your peers as an expert in your domain
  • Experience in software engineering for Capital Markets and/or Risk Management
  • Possess a passion for technology, stays sharp in the craft by keeping on top of new technologies, tools, and trends
  • Demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services Serverless technologies is essential, including S3, Lambdas, Apache Airflow, etc. or equivalent Google Cloud or Azure
  • Solid Python programming skills to cleanse, manipulate, and present data
  • Strong knowledge of both relational and NoSQL databases
  • Experience in utilizing the modern SDLC platforms such as GitHub Enterprise (Source Control), Jenkins (CI) and IBM UrbanCode (DevOps)
  • Experience modelling complex data structures, patterns, and relationships
  • Experience setting up deployment automation, automated unit testing, code repositories
  • Excellent written verbal communication skills and ability to manage cross-functional and business expectations
  • University degree, preferably in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Exemplifies our Guiding Principles of integrity, partnership, and high performance


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