IT Unlock u2019s mission is to improve our client’s current IT condition. We are looking for a talented Java Developer. This is permanent position. The work is done remotely until new instruction from the government and the candidate must live in Montreal. Beautiful technologies and nice challenge are waiting for you.



The Equity Derivatives Volatility(EQD/VOL) is a team of nine people with responsibility for maintaining and supporting Front-to-Back applications (80%) and providing solutions to our internal clients (20% development/automation tool or bug fixing in Python, Scripting, C#, JAVA depending on the application and team knowledge).

Our applications are the core of the Equity investment banking systems. These systems and applications are used within all steps of the deal. They are used in different steps of a deal u2019s lifecycle (from the booking to the maturity with all events from the market or update required by client). As such, these applications and systems are mission critical and require proper support and continuous enhancement.

Besides an important support activity, the team is commited into a ambitious project of decommissioning and revamping the feeding of back office tool.

Our business clients are Traders, Sales, Middle and Back Office within the Equities, Derivatives and Exotics markets. We are also work closely with the Client Valuation team, which provides price and product reports to clients. These reports are also critical to our clients, as they allow them to trade or receive monthly/weekly/daily statuses on their positions.

This also allows us to work with IT or Business transversal teams who are using our system for:

PnL risk and Value at risk (reference team)

Portfolio position (transversal trading desk)

Macro booking (commando)

Audit, Compliance and Regulatory request (FED request, Internal/External audit u2026etc)


Summary: The position is for a Java developer with knowledge of the Equity Derivative business.

Despite the fact that we are looking for a developer, the candidate will be involve for a part of his time on L1/L2 support on the applications that the team is supporting and L3 on the part that he will develop more specially.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

Primary tasks include but are not limited to:

• Building applications for various front office businesses

• Ensuring all data and flows between other trading and settlement applications are maintained

• Defining the architecture for new developments

• Managing each initiative given by management from start to end, meaning:

o Work with users and business analysts to understand user needs and translate requirements into systems

o Propose designs and implement the project accordingly

o Review and design the architecture for the new systems

o Estimate effort and ensure timely delivery

o Ensure agile and continuous delivery methodology is followed

o Ensure code is well tested

o Ensure that release management / change management processes are followed

o Be responsible for the 1st, 2nd and/or 3rd level of support

o Assist the support team in the rollout of releases

o Give clear and consistent reports to the clients and management

o Assess risks and develop contingent strategies

o Collaborate with other teams (networking, systems, quality insurance, support, architects, others development teams)

o Rely on IT best practices to improve quality of development

o Participate as a motivated, proactive and highly contributing member of the global team

o Manage several streams of work concurrently



o Good written & verbal communication skills

o Analytical skills

o Dynamic, detail oriented, fast learning capacity and able to work in a high-pressure environment

o Experience in financial product / financial industry business

o Rigorous


o Understanding of trading and settlement workflows for Equity Derivative products

Technical Skills:


o Knowledge of object-oriented programming

o Understanding of agile development practices

o Knowledge of JAVA, Spring, SpringBoot

o Source control tools, preferably Git.

o CI/CD tools including GITHUB/JENKINS

o Experience with development and deployment of RESTful services

o SQL on Sybase/PosgreSQL/ database

o Knowledge on MQ Series

o Algorithmic skills


o Knowledge in messaging technologies

o Knowledge of BPMN Activiti

Educational Requirements:


Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent


Degree in finance


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