Python Developer


Posted 10 months ago

We are looking for a Python Developer! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Python Developer
Term: 6 months contract with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid once a week on-site
Job ID number: C1263


Brief Description of Duties:


  • Performing peer reviews, including refactoring existing application code to meet standardization and quality requirements.
  • Building net new code encompasses about 80% of responsibilities.
  • Development and support of a front-office trading system used for trade booking, trade execution and pricing of derivatives trades.
  • Take ownership and responsibility of development of products onboarding to the trading platform and be efficient with sizing and estimates for development.
  • Design and develop software programs using Python for Quant Management team
  • Work extensively with algorithms and operations of software along with our Quant/GAFE Team
  • Build Application for front office.
  • Participate in design discussions on scalability, performance, and security.
  • Proactively partners with business line representatives to drive improved technology solutions that support business strategy.
  • Participates as technical or business consultant in design, development, coding, testing, and debugging new packaged solutions or significant enhancements to existing applications. Exposure to complete SDLC, start to finish.
  • Leverage industry best practices & writing clean minimalistic code.
  • Generate technical specifications of design and updating confluence.
  • Assure quality, security and compliance requirements are met for supported area.
  • Be flexible and thrive in an evolving environment to work with Quants and Traders.
  • Adapt to change quickly and adjust work accordingly in a positive manner.

Must Have Skills: 


  • Strong Python Development: 10+ years of design and development experience using Python (Version 2.7 and above) and hands-on experience and in dept knowledge of standard python libraries.
  • Experience processing large volumes of data using PySpark, Pandas, and/or NumPy.
  • Experience with Python frameworks such as Django, Flask, requests. etc.
  • Experience in Object-oriented programming and Agile Development Methodology.
  • Experience with TDD writing unit tests, test coverage using PyTest, PyUnit, pytest-cov libraries.
  • Open-Source contribution experience
  • Financial industry experience


Nice to Have: 

  • Knowledge of Options/Structured Notes/Risk/MTM


Soft Skills: 

  • Verbal and Written communication
  • Agility/ Agile mindset

Job Features

Job CategoryPython Developer

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