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Title:  Senior Application Developer - U.S. Commodities, FX Options & Derivatives Technology




Requisition ID: 112040

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


In this role as an Senior Developer, GWRT-GCMT-Commodities, FX Options & Derivatives Technology US. Contributes to the overall success of the GWRT Commodities technology globally ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures. 


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


  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge. 
  • As a Senior Java Developer in GWRT-GCMT-Commodities, FX Options & Derivatives Technology team, will be responsible for the design, architecture and final delivery of the solution with an emphasis on system scalability, availability and pragmatism. Hands-on coding is expected - active contribution to the code base as well as code reviews and walkthroughs.  
  • Focus on building out digital experiences for Capital Market systems using industry standard technologies and best practices. 
  • Write code & debug high volume, Kafka & JVM based Stateless Services 
  • Write well designed Unit/Mock testing suites for integrated testing. 
  • Work with Commodities Front Office users on delivering technology solutions with a focus on Pricing, P/L, Market Risk of Derivative Products including swaps and options 
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions. 
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.  
  • Champions a high performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment. 


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


  • Significant experience and knowledge of Commodity markets in the US/Canada including Oil and Natural Gas – 3+ years of hands on experience 
  • Strong working experience with either in-house built Commodities systems or vendor Commodities trading systems such as Triple Point CommodityXL  (preferred) or OpenLink Endur – 3+ years of hands on experience 
  • Strong Knowledge of Market Risk as it relates to Derivatives products in the Commodities space (or a different asset class).  
  • This includes understanding of higher order greeks for options, pricing and P/L – 5+ years of hands on experience 
  • Requires the ability to think strategically and have analytical and proactive problem solving skills.  Ability to multitask and prioritize projects. 
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with core Java (including 8/above -Function, Generics, Threads, Collections, Future, Java Frameworks like Spring, Hibernate, etc., Proficient in Server side Java programming and understanding of Java Memory Model, Transactions) 
  • Experience working with SQL (Oracle) – 5+ years of hands on experience 
  • 4+ years’ experience in developing, deploying and maintaining large scale applications with complex integration 


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.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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