Senior Python Developer

Information Systems & Technology Toronto, Ontario


Description

Senior Python Developer - Data Services

Toronto

 

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:

Proprietary software solutions and innovation are at the core of what differentiates Citco in the alternative investment space. Through our network of global development centres, Citco invests heavily in technology development, security, and infrastructure to ensure our clients continue to receive award-winning products that underpin our commitment to service excellence.

As a core member of our Data Services IT team, you will work with dedicated professionals to ensure our clients maintain access to their critical information assets while keeping Citco ahead of industry trends.

About the Role:

You will be working in a cross-functional team, using agile methodologies to build cloud native applications for the financial services industry. You will contribute to CICD creating, configuring and deploying applications on the cloud.

Your Role:

  • Participate and contribute on all team activities such as sprint planning, daily scrums and retrospectives
  • Design and build data solutions on AWS using Lambda, Athena, Kinesis, Dynamo DB and Spark
  • Experience in configuring and deploying CI/CD application on the cloud
  • Deliver and support highly scalable, high performance APIs within an agile development team
  • Ensure high code quality through automated unit and functional testing
  • Actively seek out knowledge about new technologies and how they can be used to solve current and foreseeable challenges
  • Developing data Pipelines using Lambdas and Spark
  • Experience with distributed computing is an asset.
  • Deploying and optimization of the Hadoop clusters.

About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 2+ years of experience with Python
  • 2+ years of experience with AWS
  • Experience with relational databases (ideally MySQL)
  • Experience with NoSql databases (ideally DynamoDB)
  • Experience working on Agile teams
  • Solid understanding and demonstrated proficiency with core software development processes - debugging, code tuning, code management and branching, coding styles and refactoring
  • Must be self-motivated and driven, with strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and driven, with demonstrated knowledge and skills in: Creativity, technical analysis, problem solving, communication and client service
  • Knowledge of financial industry is highly desirable

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.

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