Information Technology - Toronto

?Daily Responsibilities:

• Support the implementation process, primarily testing activities. The test requirements would cover various aspects of the risk system, including: trade & market data mappings, various risk measures calculations and aggregations, as well as the related reports and workflows.
• Participate in writing of detailed test plans and creation of sample data required to perform the related tests cases
• Perform the testing across the entire testing cycle to ensure business requirements are met
• Be proactive in identifying issues and proposing solutions
• Track and report the testing results
• Assist with writing of business requirements
• Assist with documenting of procedures, control processes, and policies relevant to internal controls
• Consult with stakeholders to understand the detailed line-of-business and/or risk objectives
• Continuously improve understanding of subject matter relating to Counterparty Credit Risk monitoring and Basel III RWA / capital calculations

Key Relationships:

• Counterparty Credit Risk
• Technology & Development
• Model Validation
• Risk Models
• Capital Markets Finance
• Corporate Risk Management
• Capital Markets Trading Lines of Business

Must Have Skills:

• 2 – 3 years of related work experience, preferably in a financial institution
• Participation in mid-scale/large IT development projects, with hands-on experience in conducting testing
• Ability to write test cases based on existing business requirements documents
• Ability to create mock-up data required to test the pre-specified cases
• Understanding of OTC and exchange-traded derivative products
• Broad understanding of risk management methodologies
• Strong analytic and troubleshooting skills with a solution oriented attitude
• Good self-organization skills including planning, scheduling, managing priorities and meeting deadlines
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to function effectively within a team, and work with multiple stakeholders.
• Knowledge of SDLC
• Experience in an Agile and fast-paced environment
• Curious, dynamic, focused, proactive, detail-oriented

Nice to Have Skills:

• Advanced knowledge of Excel, VBA, SQL, Database Concepts would be an asset
• Experience in using issue tracking systems (e.g. JIRA, HPQC) would be an advantage
• CFA, FRM, PRM designation or working towards one of those or similar ones would be an asset

Education:

• Advanced university degree, preferably in a quantitative field, such as Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Engineering

Attributes:

• Excellent business writing skills and the ability to articulate complex business practices into clear and easy to follow processes
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to function effectively within a team
• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines while paying attention to details
• Strong analytic and problem solving skills
• Ability to take ownership and run with things
• Time management
• Ability to thoroughly investigate processes
• Accountable
• Driven to get the job done

Please send resumes to: a.doshi@maxsys.ca

Position Type Contract
Application Deadline April 30, 2017
Experience Required 4 years
Job Duration 1 year
Education Required Bachelors