Sr Java Developer- Calypso

  • Date Posted Apr 20, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 12315

Are you passionate about working with cutting-edge technologies? Do you want to work for one of the top Canadian financial institutions? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of our top financial clients, this role calls for a Sr Java Developer- Calypso who will join the Capital Markets Technology project team. The successful candidate will assist in implementing the new regulatory rules for Uncleared Margin Phase 5 and the London Clearing House (LCH), as well as working on the major upgrade project for the Calypso platform from our current v13 to v16.  The individual will work with the Calypso platform and CCMM.


  • Decompose business requirements and translate them into detailed design specifications and code
  • Interact with key business & technology stakeholders to define, analyze, and deliver requirements that reflect the needs of both the business and end-customers
  • Assess the costs and benefits for different solutions and recommend/decide on appropriate designs
  • Design solutions, write code, perform unit testing, develop appropriate artefacts/documentation, and facilitate final delivery
  • Support production issues, including independently completing root-cause analysis and diagnosis
  • Devise data structures for target environment and platform attributes in alignment with accepted enterprise architectural patterns.
  • Build solutions that are supportable, scalable and helps achieve our targets for application rationalization
  • Recommend and automate approaches to streamline and integrate technological processes and/or systems to improve operational efficiency
  • Support the management of specific project deliverables & outcomes
  • Stay abreast of industry technical and business trends through participation in professional associations, practice communities individual learning

Desired Skill Set:

  • 8+ years of experience with Data Management & Migration 
  • 8+ years of experience with System Development 
  • 8+ years of experience with System Documentation
  • 8+ years of experience with System Support
  • 8+ years of experience with System Analysis
  • 8+ years of experience with QA, SIT, UAT, Performance Testing / Test Automation 
  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations
  • Experience with consolidating and migrating data between systems or applications
  • Knowledge and application of data management best practices
  • Experience with SQL database experience (PostgreSQL, Oracle)              
  • Good understanding of Capital Markets data flow and the trade lifecycle
  • Good understanding of margining and collateral management and requirements
  • Exposure to one or more Capital Markets trade processing systems – Calypso v16
  • Experience with supporting a Capital Markets system in a production environment
  • Thorough understanding of software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of Java as well as other programming languages as additional assets (Python, VBS, .net)
  • Ensure code is reviewed, reusable and testable, meeting architectural design and customer requirements                                
  • Good understanding of the SDLC
  • Good understanding of margining and collateral management and requirements
  • Requirements understanding and translation into technical system requirements , workflow definition, Data analysis, Process definition, Procedures and operating model understanding              
  • Experience translating the business needs from the technology BA team to a technical solution
  • Good understanding of margining and collateral management and requirements
  • Ability to create good system documentation for all work executed
  • Extensive experience with Atlassian JIRA for development lifecycle management  
  • Must be able to produce usable documentation for all artifacts and coding
  • Provide SME Level 3 support for specific application issues
  • Weekend implementation support may be required
  • Experience with large technology vendors 
  • Monitor and track performance and addresses any issues
  • Experience with troubleshooting and system investigation
  • Experience with Level 2/3 support
  • Good understanding of margining and collateral management and requirements
  • Experience with using DevOps tools for deployment and code management
  • Experience with using Artifactory
  • Experience with using Bamboo          
  • Experience in a rapid deployment DevOps environment
  • 8+ years of experience with Vendor Application Knowledge
  • Experience with Calypso v14 – v16, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Java, Bamboo, Artefactory, Ansible

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