DevOps Analyst

CGI Group, Inc. - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Position Description:
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for applications used by traders, sales and middle office on the trading floor.
  • Responsibility includes software releases, configuration and support of all production system components and infrastructure.
  • Support, develop and maintain software applications, build systems, own related processes and deliver frequent releases with high quality.
  • Troubleshoot technical or functional issues in a complex financial environment to provide timely resolution, with various applications and platforms that are global.
  • Develop applications to automate manual operational tasks as well as build custom real-time monitoring tools and reports.
  • Partner with global development and application support teams in New York, Chicago, Montreal, Paris, Sydney, London, Bangalore and Hong Kong. Work in follow-the-sun model.
  • Extensive interaction is expected with traders, sales, supports and quants.
  • Gaining in-depth exposure to both the business and technology aspects of equity derivatives business.
  • Bring a passion to stay on top of DevOps trends, experiment with and learn new CD technologies.
  • Help or mentor other members of the team, preach and spread DevOps as religion in the firm.

Technical Skills:
  • Strong programming background in scripting language (TCL, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Comfortable working on UNIX / Linux (Sysadmin, Shell Scripting, etc.) and Windows environments (Powershell, Batch, etc).
  • Experience working with relational databases, excellent SQL skills.
  • Deep understanding of the Agile and Continuous delivery.
  • Experience with one or more:
o Source control management systems (GIT)

o Continuous integration (Jenkins, TeamCity, XLDeploy)

Desired / Plus:
  • Strong programming background in a structured, object-oriented language (C#, Java, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of the Agile and Continuous delivery (CI/CD, Jenkins, docker, kubernetes, etc)
  • Experience with one or more:
o Build systems (Maven)

o Unit testing (NUnit or JUnit)

o Code quality (Sonar)

o Continuous integration (Jenkins)

o Automated acceptance testing (Cucumber or Specflow).

  • Knowledge of FIX and other order/rfq/trading protocols
  • Understanding MQ Series or TIBCO middleware technologies
  • Energetic, self-directed and self-motivated, able to build and sustain long-term relationships with business and colleagues.
  • Ability to solve problems with a keen eye for details; a strong desire to learn and contribute solutions and ideas to the team.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, able to apply knowledge and experience to propose creative, value driven viable solutions.
  • Self-directed, independent and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and matrix environments.
  • Can manage multiple tasks and use judgment to prioritize and escalate to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Desired / Plus:
  • Knowledge on Capital Market and Investment Banking Activities.
Experience Needed:
  • DevOps, Support or Developer experience across all stages (inception, analysis, design, implementation, runtime, maintenance and support).
Desired / Plus:
  • 3+ years experience in financial services industry.
Educational Requirements:
  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science or related concentration
  • English
Desired / Plus:
  • French
What you can expect from us:
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