Manager, Development (Trading & Risk Systems)

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TMX Group is an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group. Our businesses operate cash and derivative markets for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. As a global organization, we operate various divisions from Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Montreal, Boston, New York, Houston, London, Sydney and Beijing.

Razor Risk, a division of TMX Group, provides risk management technology and consulting solutions to global financial institutions. Headquartered in Toronto, we also have offices in Sydney, London and New York. We have helped transform the way banks, central counterparties and exchanges in many countries measure their risk and manage their capital.

Key Accountabilities:

Manager, Development (Trading & Risk Systems)

The Manager, Development is responsible for leading and managing a team of senior technical application development personnel through all phases of the system development life cycle ensuring that high quality deliverables are delivered according to agreed upon timelines, effort and standards. The Development Manager escalates and communicates any issues to senior management in a timely fashion.

• Management of the development team with multiple concurrent deliverables
• Ensure the overall delivery of multiple concurrent initiatives
• Liaison with stakeholders at all levels of seniority
• Designing, analyzing and reviewing the technical design of a low latency risk and/or trading system.
• Determining/Contributing to risk management assessments and controls
• Developing and ensuring execution of detailed plans for application construction activities including code construction, unit testing and integration testing tasks, quality assurance testing support, deliverable identification, resource allocation and schedule;
• Communicating and escalating any issues promptly;
• Ownership of the design / architecture of the solution
• Management of the SDLC

Must Have Skills:

• University Degree in Computer Systems, Engineering, or related fields;
• 10+ years experience in developing mission critical real-time risk / financial / securities industry applications of which 5+ years experience in leading or managing development staff;
• Knowledge of risk management / securities/financial industry
• Expert level experience with SOA
• Strong knowledge of Distributed Computing Environments
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical senior management.
• Able to work in a fast paced, multi-initiative, ever-evolving priority based environment.
• Project management skills including experience in organizing, planning, executing and monitoring large scale projects;
• Ability to work and accomplish tasks in a matrix environment with superiors, peers and subordinates;
• Ability to adapt to change in job scope and responsibilities;
• Innovative in ideas, changes and design and willing to explore various alternative solutions;
• Strong crisis management skills, analytical and problem solving skills;
• Working experience with a system development life cycle methodology;
• Management Course by credited organization is an asset;
• Canadian Securities Course is an asset;
• Strong verbal skills, written skills and negotiation skills

TMX is committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide accommodation for applicants and employees who require it.


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