Senior Node Developer

Citco - Toronto, ON (7 months ago)

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About Citco
Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 6,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients’ evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service.

Our continuous investment in learning means our people are among the best in the industry. And our corporate social responsibility programs provide meaningful and fulfilling work in the community.

A career at Citco isn’t just a job – it’s an opportunity to excel in an environment that genuinely supports your personal and professional development.

About Citco Software Group
The Citco Software Group (CSG) is newly-created internal development shop for Citco technology that will be developed as cloud-native applications and delivered as Software-as-a-Service. The Citco Software Group will provide Technology, Data and Services to our clients to help improve their own business and technology allowing them to focus on their core business. The Citco Software Group has combined business and technical expertise into a unified organization to deliver superior software to the alternative investment industry.

About the Role:
You will be working in a cross-functional team, using agile methodologies to build cloud native applications for the financial services industry. We are looking for true team players who can work beyond their specialty to help the team deliver

Every team member is responsible for the quality of the product and should be willing to work on any tasks needed, be it front-end, back end, test automation, deployment automation, etc

Job Duties in Brief:
Participate and contribute on all team activities such as Pair Programming, Sprint Planning, Sprint Execution, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective
Manage AWS resources in a safe and cost-effective manner.
Design and develop API code using Node.js using NoSql databases
Develop front end React components
Perform reviews and ensure the quality of the team’s work
Testing: Design and implement unit, integration, systems, performance and load testing
Stay current on emerging technologies and be able to match them to a Citco need when required

About You:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
7+ years of experience with backend development
3+ years of experience with Node.JS
1+ years of experience with React / Redux
Experience with Docker is nice to have
Experience with AWS services is nice to have (S3, ECS, Fargate, API Gateway, IAM, CFN)
Experience with NoSql databases (ideally DynamoDB)
Experience working on Agile teams
Solid understanding and demonstrated proficiency with core software development processes - debugging, code tuning, code management and branching, coding styles and refactoring.
Must be self-motivated and driven, with strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills.
Knowledge of financial industry, specially accounting / general ledger will be preferred.

What We Offer:
A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support.
Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence.

Confidentiality Assured
Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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