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Title:  Application Specialist




Requisition ID: 110843

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


We are looking for an experienced Murex SME/Application Specialist. We use Murex MX3.1 for FX Options front to back. The role will require you to be business and technical savvy, so you interact well with Traders and IT staff. You will also be expected to have direct interaction with business users including traders, so excellent communication and relationship skills are a must. You are also expected to lead the Front Office stream and provide direction and expertise for the change and run teams, especially in designing end to end solutions in Murex.

Is this role right for you? You will be responsible for:

  • Providing guidance to the run team on best Murex practices and processes for a white glove service
  • Being the lead contact facing the business for any kind of request regarding FX Options and Regulatory requests
  • Working with business users to define, document and develop requirements for mid to large sized project initiatives and revenue generating ideas
  • Working in partnership with heads of sales and trading to define the roadmap and realistic timelines for delivering initiatives
  • Working with the project team on delivering the business roadmap as the Front Office lead and provide feedback on the proposed end to end design of Murex solutions
  • Providing support for (primarily) Murex as well as apps that surround the system
  • Leading the Front Office stream and perform Murex configuration work personally when needed

Do you have the skills you need to succeed? We'd love to work with you, if you have:

  • Business and finance knowledge of Derivatives and FX Options trading preferred, other derivatives/asset classes a plus
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience working with Murex front to back with an emphasis on Risk and PnL, FX Options and derivatives
  • Experience with Murex eTradepad pricing template, pre-trade rules and booking sequence
  • Experience with Murex risk management module, PL Explain and risk matrices
  • Experience with Murex static data configuration, financial and non-financial
  • Experience with Murex reporting module (Datamart) and dynamic tables
  • The ability to work with the Front office, Risk and other Technology teams on answering and resolving queries, providing expert level advice on Murex functionalities
  • Preferred skills
    • Experience working in and delivering projects using SDLC, Agile
    • Experience working in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
    • Scripting skills (UNIX/Python), git, Jenkins and JIRA
  • Desired skills
    • Knowledge of Murex Back Office modules (OSP, confirmations, settlements, accounting)
    • Knowledge of Murex integration layer (exchange workflows)
    • Knowledge of Murex FLEX API


Location(s):  United States : New York : New York City 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  


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