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Spark Developer
Ref No.: 18-12910
Location: Montreal, Quebec


Job title: Spark Developer

Company Profile

Brokerage is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Brokerage can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Technology

Technology works as a strategic partner with Brokerage business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Brokerage's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses and to our own.
Corporate and Funding Technology is comprised of three primary areas: Operations & Risk, Corporate and Client Financing. Operations & Risk helps the Firm's businesses while maintaining a strong risk profile. The group includes Operations, Funding, Finance and Risk Technology. Corporate improves our operating environment and is made up of Legal, Compliance & Corporate Governance, Digital & Corporate Communications and Human Resources Technology groups. Client Financing platforms provide technology and service to our hedge fund and Asia high-net-worth clients. Groups include Prime Brokerage, Private Wealth Management Asia and Counterparty Risk Technology.
Position Description:
We are looking for a hands-on Spark Developer to join the Trade Surveillance team with a focus on institutional trade surveillance. This is a new team that is being established in our Montreal office that will grow over the course of 2018 and beyond. The candidate will be working across our organization globally: with other development teams in the Asia Pacific region and with business analysts in multiple locations.
Responsibilities include
- Day to day management of a small development team focused on our Hadoop platform
- Collaboration within the organization on current and future state architecture
- Drive execution on strategic technology roadmap- Hands-on development working alongside the team

Skills Required

- 5 years of appropriate technical experience
- Strong SQL skills with commensurate experience in a large database platform
- Complete SDLC process and Agile Methodology (Scrum)
- Strong oral and written communication skills

Skill Desired:

- Proficiency with Scala
- Previous experience with Spark processing on Hadoop
- Previous experience in Trade Surveillance or working with data from the order lifecycle
- High quality software architecture and design methodologies and patterns
- Work experience as level 3 support for applications
- Experience working across time zones on a global team
- Hands-on Data Mining and analytical work experience
- Experience Python or Perl

Brokerage is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize their full potential.