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eTrading Development Lead

Job Req ID 23656207 Location(s) Mississauga, Canada Job Category Technology
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The Global Spread Product Technology organization is looking for a talented professional with strong technical skills to architect and develop innovative solutions using Java technologies within electronic trading space.

As part of the role, you will collaborate with quants, trading and technology teams to analyze, design, build and continuously refine and enhance technical solutions using Java.


  • Partner with the Quants, Trading Desks & Technology Teams to architect, design and build low latency and highly resilient technology solutions in Electronic and Quantitative Trading
  • Collaborate with peer technology teams to drive common architecture and build reusable Microservices and components using industry standard design principles
  • Lead geographically distributed technology teams to own, build and deliver technology solutions from inception to deployment
  • Proactively contribute to stability of overall production systems and troubleshoot key components and processes in the Trading Platform
  • Keep track of latest technology trends and proactively learn new technologies driving practical and reference implementations


  • 12+ years of hands-on development experience in Java technologies
  • Experience in building Electronic & Quantitative Trading solutions
  • Solid experience in building highly resilient trading solutions using industry standard low latency Java techniques
  • Strong expertise in messaging technologies such as Solace, JMS, Kafka etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microservices, APIs and Container Technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes etc.
  • Proficient in latency measurement and performance optimization of Java based platforms with focus on JVM tuning
  • Sound knowledge for persistence technologies such as relational databases, NoSQL databases, off heap storages and distributed caches
  • Hands-on  knowledge of Linux / Unix
  • Experience in fast moving Capital Markets Electronic and Quantitative Trading environment with working knowledge of Fixed Income and/or Equities
  • Experience working with senior Quants, Traders and Technology Managers
  • Good verbal and written communication


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

Citi Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Accordingly, we will make accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities (including, without limitation, physical and mental health disabilities) during the recruitment process and otherwise in accordance with law. Individuals who view themselves as Aboriginals, members of visible minority or racialized communities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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