Junior Python Developer

Fund Accounting Halifax, Nova Scotia


Junior Python Developer



About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

For more information about Citco, please visit www.citco.com

About the Team & Business Line:

Fund Administration is Citco’s core business, and our alternative asset and accounting service is one of the industry’s most respected. Our continuous investment in learning and technology solutions means our people are equipped to deliver a seamless client experience.

As a core member of our Business Process Optimization – Intelligent Automation team, you will be working with some of the industry’s most accomplished professionals to deliver award-winning services for complex fund structures that our clients can depend upon.

About Intelligent Automation Team:

The Intelligent Automation (IA) is multi-skilled team charged with identifying, building and deploying operational solutions leveraging a suite of emerging technologies, such as Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Robotics Process Automation, Business Process Management, Reconciliation Tools, APIs and Automation.

The Developer will be a key member of the Intelligent Automation (IA) team and will play an integral role in designing and delivering automated processes within the Citco Group. You will work with the Process Design team, Process Adoption team and business unit representatives to optimize and digitize operational processes in order to deliver bottom-line results for Citco.


Your Role:

  • You will ensure accuracy within corporate action processing, including both mandatory and voluntary, as well as other internal operational events such as option processing or position transfers
  • You elicit, capture, analyze, refine and document business requirements, user stories, acceptance criteria and software documentation.
  • You will work with Process Design and technical teams to brainstorm solutions and assess feasibility.
  • You will assist with the development of new features and functionality, including the production of unit tests as and where required
  • You will ensure code quality is maintained for products and services delivered by the team
  • You will perform all aspects of the project life cycle including but not limited to: scoping, analyzing, developing solutions, reviewing deliverables, from executing to implementing change.
  • You will work with Process Adoption and Business Leads to rollout completed solutions to target teams/offices.
  • You will assist with product backlog maintenance and grooming.
  • You will participate in Scrum stand-up meetings, backlog grooming sessions, review and retrospective meetings.
  • Weekend testing may be required for releases (new functionality, bugs, enhancements, upgrades); generally one or two releases are scheduled per quarter


About You:

  • Undergrad degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • Exceptional communications skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Understanding of the benefits of Business Process Management, Machine Learning, and Robotic Process Automation
  • Able to work with multiple stakeholders to produce clearly articulated requirements for projects
  • Strong Programming skills in Python
  • Able to write complex SQL queries and stored procedures
  • Experience using source code control systems
  • Experience using BI tools such as Tableau/Qlik/Power BI
  • Assets:
    • Financial product knowledge and knowledge of Hedge Fund Administration
    • Understanding of agile project management
    • Experience using cloud infrastructure in AWS/Azure/Google Cloud
    • Knowledge of JIRA and Confluence
    • Experience with Robotic Process Automation/NLP/ML


Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.


We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.