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Developer – Full Stack

SS&C Technologies

This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted July 10, 2021.

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries.

Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S.

company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000 employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries.

Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world’s largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C’s products and services.

Job Description Developer – Full Stack Location – Mississauga, Orbitor Drive Location Background SS&C Institutional & Investment Management are a leading provider of technology solutions to the global investment and wealth management industry.

We support the full post-trade investment lifecycle from data aggregation, reconciliation, performance measurement and attribution and IBOR through to critical investment account and fund administration to help our clients remain competitive, efficient and in control.

Job Description The Developer role that is being recruited is within the Aloha Development team, and is based in Mississauga, Ontario.

The team implements Agile methodologies to build solutions to enhance and expand the product suite in alignment with the Aloha Product Team vision.

The development team is responsible for all aspects of change to the product, from the development through to the ongoing maintenance and technical support.

We work closely with other delivery functions from the Product Management teams through to Professional Services and Support to ensure that the client experience is optimal.

Aloha is a suite of next generation applications that provides a Middle to Back office platform to support the global operations for Institutional and Wealth Managers, built using a MEAN architecture.

Aloha’s components are being built across a number of SS&C’s development centres globally, following a consistent architecture and approach based on micro-services.

We are responsible for various functional domains within Aloha, from Investment Compliance, Performance, Reconciliation, through to Client Reporting.

The requirement is for a ‘full stack’ developer capable of operating in any of the application layers from the back-end service through to the front-end WebUI, and having a good understanding of how those layers integrate alongside the data-layer.

The successful candidate will work within established distributed Scrum/Scrumban Teams.

Technology is used to ensure effective and close collaboration between the team members who are typically located across our Surbiton (London, UK), Boston (US), Mississauga (Canada) and Bangkok (Thailand) offices.

From a line management perspective the successful candidate will report in to the technical team leader.

The role is based in our Mississauga office.

Responsibilities… Contribute to the agile development process (Scrum/Scrumban framework) and utilise XP engineering practices where necessary.

Implement and refactor code in accordance with agreed coding and quality standards, be fully aware of technical debt.

Experience with code quality analysis tools, such as SonarQube would be beneficial Practice continuous integration, check-in frequently, resolve build and test failures immediately and adhere to design and coding standards.

Practice test-driven development by writing automated (unit & integration) tests prior to building code to maintain high test coverage Collaborate with Product owners (PO) and Quality Assurance (QA) to help in the definition of user stories, acceptance criteria and test cases.

Collaborate with UI/UX team to make recommendations and drive design decisions.

Participate in design and technical workshop discussions, story definition, planning and estimation sessions.

Participate in show & tell sessions with clients & stakeholders and retrospectives with the team.

Qualifications Must have… Demonstrable knowledge of a typical technology stack integrating frameworks to deliver services from front to back, such as the MEAN architectural pattern Hands on experience with modern front-end frameworks, such as Angular or React Experience in designing and developing user interfaces using best practices, following defined standards and guidelines Experience in developing applications in MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express, Angular, Node.js; or their equivalents) Experience in Service-Oriented Architecture using RESTful APIs Good understanding of non-relational (e.g.

MongoDB, etc.) data stores Use of build management tools (such as NPM/yarn) and CI tools (such as Jenkins) Experience of Agile methodologies (such as SCRUM, SCRUMban, and Kanban) Experience in using Source Control Management tools such as Mercurial, Git, TFS, etc.

Should have… Experience in Object-Oriented Programming using Typescript/Javascript/Java or other languages Experience in deploying applications into containers (Docker, Kubernetes) Experience with real-time data streaming systems (such as Apache Kafka) Experience in Test Driven Development Experience in application development tools which automate or assist part of the development process.

Examples: continuous integration tools (e.g.

Jenkins), code analysis tools (e.g.

Sonar), IDEs (e.g.

VSCode, Eclipse, IntelliJ), build tools (e.g.

Maven, Ant), etc… An understanding of relational databases (Oracle / Sybase / SQL Server), and ability to develop efficient SQL Experience of working within a UNIX environment (such as Linux, Solaris, etc…) Experience of working with generally available OSS libraries, and an understanding of the related implications of doing so Nice to have… Experience with a front-end framework such as DevExtreme Experience with development analytic toolkits (such as ‘JMeter’, Oracle OEM, etc…) Experience working within a distributed team Experience of financial sector functions (such as Investment Accounting, Performance Measurement, IBOR, etc…) Experience in non-functional aspects of development – particularly performance tuning Interpersonal skills Self-motivated, well organised team player Results oriented, with project completion a key facet Strong work ethic, ability to take ownership and deliver excellence Good communicator, able to articulate well within multi-lingual team where English is not always a first language Ability to work well under pressure and tight timelines, whilst maintaining quality Ability to make constructive observations of how the team is working, and willingness to contribute suggestions to the team in order to improve the overall process and efficiency Organisational fit The SS&C Aloha development team are seeking a team player who enjoys technical challenges in an environment that encourages innovation and creativity to solve defined problems.

The successful candidate will be a good communicator, able to articulate clearly and accurately project status updates whilst mindful of the receiving audience.

They will be able to integrate well into a multi-cultural environment as part of a distribx5uted team Why SS&C?

SS&C Offers Working at SS&C is balanced and fair – especially in challenging times.

We offer flexible work schedules, time off, and so much more to keep you healthy, safe, and productive.

Hybrid Schedule featuring 8-10 days in the office monthly combined with working from home Competitive base salary plus EXCELLENT benefits (including medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD and more) RRSP Matching Program Global Flexible Time Off Policy (personal/vacation time) Sick Leave Policy Ten company-paid holidays in a full calendar year Eligible for an annual performance-based bonus program Tuition Reimbursement up to 70% and Professional Development up to 100% Candidate Referral program Business Casual dress code (includes jeans) Exposure to many key business groups within the company, including regular interaction with senior management and opportunities for advancement To further explore this opportunity, please apply through our careers page on the corporate website at www.ssctech.com/careers .No phone calls please.

We thank all candidates for their interest, but only those under consideration will be contacted.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc.

or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan.

SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.