Transparency Pricing & Risk Developer

TD Bank

4.1

(21)

New York, NY

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  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
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  • 76% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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    Job Description:

    Preferred Qualifications:

    The Transparency team is a Front Office development team responsible for the development of cross-asset automated pricing and risk systems, initially focused on FICC derivatives, but expanding to all asset classes. The Transparency team works directly with global sales/trading/quant teams on the development of applications incorporating pricing and risk models used for electronic trading. These applications are used globally by Front Office sales and traders and are critical to TD's trading activities. This is a global team with engineers in Toronto, London, New York, and Singapore.

    We use the following technology stack:

    • Java 11+ service development

    • C++ quant library

    • React/JavaScript

    • Solace/Hazelcast/ZeroMQ/WebSocket messaging

    • Simple Binary Encoding (SBE)/ Protocol Buffers/JSON codecs

    • Linux server environment

    Position Overview

    The Transparency Team is looking for a senior-level software engineer in New York, to join our core pricing/risk services development team. The ideal candidate has the following skills:

    Essentials:

    • 5+ years' experience as a software engineer delivering FO pricing/trading/risk solutions

    • Ability to work with sales/trading/quant teams on implementing pricing/risk model requirements

    • Ability to work with eTrading/infrastructure teams on distribution of pricing/risk model outputs

    • Strong Core Java knowledge, JDK 11+

    • Ability to develop high performance event-driven messaging systems

    • Experience with implementing automated unit + regression testing into CI/CD development pipelines

    • Strong understanding and experience with multi-threaded programming

    Highly desirable:

    • Strong knowledge of Interest Rate Swap products (FRA/IRS/XCCY)

    • Experience working with Bloomberg APIs (i.e. BPIPE, SAPI, DAPI)

    • Experience with Java performance testing

    • JavaScript + React experience

    Candidate should also be or have:

    • A strong leader on technical design and solutions and to provides technical expertise with a focus on efficiency, reliability, scalability, and security; includes planning, evaluating, recommending, designing, operationalizing, and supporting solutions in compliance with enterprise and industry standards.

    • Ability to plan, evaluate, recommend, design, operationalize, and support solutions in compliance with enterprise and industry standards.

    • Ability to lead and help team members on technical implementations.

    • Ability to work on multiple initiatives at the same time

    • Familiar with Agile, and SDLC processes

    The Software Engineer II performs activities developing components of solutions with a focus on analytics, support, testing, and proof of concepts aligned to business and technology objectives.

    Depth & Scope:

    • Advanced knowledge of specific domain or range of engineering frameworks, technology, tools, processes and procedures, as well as organization issues

    • Performs complex to difficult technical tasks independently

    • Advanced knowledge of technology, tools, various programming languages, processes, and procedures

    • Develops program specifications; adapts, integrates, codes, tests and debugs programs; and is responsible for executing

    • Uses existing procedures to solve routine problems; makes limited exceptions

    Education & Experience:

    • Undergraduate degree, Postgraduate degree or Technical Certificate

    • Strong academic background (e.g., computer science, engineering)

    • 3-5 years relevant experience

    Customer Accountabilities:

    • Develops new solutions as required for engineering programs and projects within assigned area

    • Develops new features and performs unit / component test for new application development initiatives aligned to business needs and in accordance with technology architecture standards

    • Supports business enquiries and business activities through execution of small enhancements and break / fix implementations (e.g. source code changes) May also be responsible for peer code review

    • Works with technology partners to ensure the configuration and custom components meet application requirements and performance goals

    • Analyzes the technical requirements to recommend pragmatic and sound engineering specific solutions for own area, may be involved in coding/story estimates

    • Works with other stakeholders, internal technology partners to ensure engineering solutions meet technical direction, requirements, performance, time-to-market and innovation goals

    • Monitors product lifecycles, ensuring specifications and functionality support business objectives and engineering decisions, undertaking re-development where required

    • Documents and verifies system components, applications, system infrastructure, security, integration, operability and engineering related architecture designs associated with a program or project

    • Participates in quality management reviews, in particular reviews of the designs, prototypes and other requirements work products to ensure they fulfill the requirements

    • Creates and maintains quality code, ensures defect free programming consistent with standards; provides code maintenance and support during testing cycles and post-production deployment and participates in reviewing peer coding

    • Provides technical expertise during Incident management, analyzes incident reports and outages, performs impact assessment for incidents and facilitates internal and external communication throughout incident resolution

    • Participates in identifying and recommending development / testing solutions / tools in support of project / application objectives

    • Assists in the development / maintenance of comprehensive processes for prevention of issues and participate in problem determination and timely resolution of incidents applying appropriate quality measures

    Shareholder Accountabilities:

    • Adheres to enterprise frameworks or methodologies that relate to software engineering activities

    • Ensures respective programs/ policies/practices are well managed, meets business needs, complies with internal and external requirements, and aligns with business priorities

    • Collaboratively engages with relevant stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external, to shift from finding defects to proactively preventing defects

    • Actively seeks and supports continuous improvement and automation opportunities within the engineering practice

    • Conducts meaningful analysis at the functional or enterprise level using results to draw conclusions, make recommendations, assess the effectiveness of programs/ policies/ practices

    • Identify opportunities to minimize cost, provide recommendations and/or deliver corresponding strategic solutions to support cost effectiveness and to enhance stakeholder experience

    • Conducts code reviews to ensure adherence to quality, standards compliance, reusability and ease of maintenance, Operational Readiness Reviews, and supporting gating and review sign-offs for solution design

    • Monitors service, productivity and assesses efficiency levels within own function and implement continuous process / performance improvements where opportunities exists

    • Leads / facilitates and/or implements actions / remediation plans to address performance / risk /governance issues

    • Actively manages relationships within and across various business lines, corporate and/or control functions and ensures alignment with enterprise and/or regulatory requirements

    • Protects the interests of the organization - identifies and manage risks, and escalates non-standard, high risk activities as necessary

    • Keeps abreast of emerging issues, trends, and evolving regulatory requirements and assesses potential impacts

    • Maintains a culture of risk management and control, supported by effective processes in alignment with risk appetite

    Employee/Team Accountabilities:

    • Participates fully as a member of the team, supports a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensures timely communication of issues/ points of interest

    • Provides thought leadership and/ or industry knowledge for quality engineering best practices and participates in knowledge transfer within the team and business unit

    • Keeps current on emerging trends/ developments and grows knowledge of the business, related tools and techniques

    • Participates in personal performance management and development activities, including cross training within own team

    • Keeps others informed and up-to-date about the status / progress of projects and / or all relevant or useful information related to day-to-day activities

    • Actively mentors and enables team members by sharing knowledge and leveraging engineering best practices

    • Supports the team by providing guidance and proactively identifying and resolving issues

    • Leads, motivates and develops relationships with internal and external business partners / stakeholders to develop productive working relationships

    • Contributes to a fair, positive and equitable environment that supports a diverse workforce

    • Acts as a brand ambassador for your business area/function and the bank, both internally and/or externally

    Physical Requirements:

    Never: 0%; Occasional: 1-33%; Frequent: 34-66%; Continuous: 67-100%

    • Domestic Travel - Occasional

    • International Travel - Never

    • Performing sedentary work - Continuous

    • Performing multiple tasks - Continuous

    • Operating standard office equipment - Continuous

    • Responding quickly to sounds - Occasional

    • Sitting - Continuous

    • Standing - Occasional

    • Walking - Occasional

    • Moving safely in confined spaces - Occasional

    • Lifting/Carrying (under 25 lbs.) - Occasional

    • Lifting/Carrying (over 25 lbs.) - Never

    • Squatting - Occasional

    • Bending - Occasional

    • Kneeling - Never

    • Crawling - Never

    • Climbing - Never

    • Reaching overhead - Never

    • Reaching forward - Occasional

    • Pushing - Never

    • Pulling - Never

    • Twisting - Never

    • Concentrating for long periods of time - Continuous

    • Applying common sense to deal with problems involving standardized situations - Continuous

    • Reading, writing and comprehending instructions - Continuous

    • Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing - Continuous

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. The listed or specified responsibilities & duties are considered essential functions for ADA purposes.

    Who We Are

    TD Securities offers a wide range of capital markets products and services to corporate, government, and institutional clients who choose us for our innovation, execution, and experience. With more than 6,500 professionals operating out of 40 cities across the globe, we help clients meet their needs today and prepare for tomorrow. Our services include underwriting and distributing new issues, providing trusted advice and industry-leading insight, extending access to global markets, and delivering integrated transaction banking solutions. In 2023, we acquired Cowen Inc., offering our clients access to a premier U.S. equities business and highly-diverse equity research franchise, while growing our strong, diversified investment bank. We are growth-oriented, people-focused, and community-minded. As a team, we work to deliver value for our clients every day.

    Our Total Rewards Package
    Our Total Rewards package reflects the investments we make in our colleagues to help them and their families achieve their financial, physical and mental well-being goals. Total Rewards at TD includes base salary and variable compensation/incentive awards (e.g., eligibility for cash and/or equity incentive awards, generally through participation in an incentive plan) and several other key plans such as health and well-being benefits, savings and retirement programs, paid time off (including Vacation PTO, Flex PTO, and Holiday PTO), banking benefits and discounts, career development, and reward and recognition. Learn more

    Additional Information:
    We're delighted that you're considering building a career with TD. Through regular development conversations, training programs, and a competitive benefits plan, we're committed to providing the support our colleagues need to thrive both at work and at home.

    Colleague Development
    If you're interested in a specific career path or are looking to build certain skills, we want to help you succeed. You'll have regular career, development, and performance conversations with your manager, as well as access to an online learning platform and a variety of mentoring programs to help you unlock future opportunities. Whether you have a passion for helping customers and want to expand your experience, or you want to coach and inspire your colleagues, there are many different career paths within our organization at TD - and we're committed to helping you identify opportunities that support your goals.

    Training & Onboarding
    We will provide training and onboarding sessions to ensure that you've got everything you need to succeed in your new role.

    Interview Process
    We'll reach out to candidates of interest to schedule an interview. We do our best to communicate outcomes to all applicants by email or phone call.

    Accommodation

    If you are an applicant with a disability and need accommodations to complete the application process, email the TD Bank US Workplace Accommodations Program at [email protected]. Include your full name, best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    Why you should apply for a job to TD Bank:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 81% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 76% would recommend this company to other women
  • 76% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We offer flexible working options to help you manage the critical roles you play in your personal life as well as your professional one
  • We emphasize a culture of diversity, empower employees with diverse abilities & ensure they have the tools & support they need to thrive
  • We encourage our employees’ volunteer efforts and actively look to support community initiatives that can involve the TD team