Role details

Project Consultant - Quant Risk

Toronto   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Our client is a leading global software firm focused on Financial Services
  • Do you enjoy solving complex problems in a client-facing environment?

About Our Client

Whether it be trading high volumes or creating complex structures, managing exposure or operational control, our client has a solution for it. Twelve of the world's top 25 banks use our clients Risk Management software

Job Description

The responsibilities associated with this role:

* To contribute to, and ultimately lead, software implementation teams ranging from 2 - 10 consultants

* To liaise with client Business Analysts to apply software to business problems, identifying and documenting system requirements

* To analyse current systems and data to identify new requirements, recognising the need for systems enhancements or modifications if necessary

* To refine the customer requirements in detail, document and present to the client for approval

* To write requirement specifications and technical specifications, designing appropriate IT infrastructure where necessary

* To develop application solutions using Delphi, ASP .Net, C# and SQL as required

* To develop and code mathematical risk calculations

* To troubleshoot issues when required.

* To liaise with internal Development staff, support teams within the implementation group, and both internal and client Testing teams.

The Successful Applicant


* Strong analysis, problem-solving and development skills are essential. Experienced hires will ideally have a background as an IT Consultant, Analyst Programmer or as a Developer with some Business Analyst skills.

* should have a very professional manner with excellent communication skills, able to deal with individuals at all levels within financial institutions. Ideally you will have gained prior experience of working in a client-facing environment.

* should be aware of the full IT project life cycle, from development through testing and implementation to go live.

* must be comfortable with mathematical analysis. Knowledge of, or desire to learn, quantitative finance is a distinct advantage.

* You must be organised and methodical, and have excellent documentation skills.

* Previous experience of financial services is useful but not essential for this role.


* Development experience in an object oriented programming language is strongly preferred (e.g. C++, C#)

* A working knowledge of SQL is advantageous

* Knowledge of the following is useful (but not essential): Delphi, XML, C#, ASP.NET and javascript


* University degree.

* Industry experience in finance or banking is advantageous.

* Experience of code development, and excellent problem solving ability in a mathematical setting, are mandatory.

* Project management skills are advantageous.

What's on Offer

A Competitive Package.

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