Derivatives Development Director


2018-10-12 05:04:08

Job location Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: HR / Recruitment

Job description

Do you want to be part of the team that redefines how we get work done? We are changing the way we develop and we want you to be part of it! We are growing our Derivatives Experience Office, with the mandate to power world-class customer and employee experiences through software.

The customer is at the focus of everything we do, and millions of end users rely on our products daily. We believe in the value of empowering engineers with the resources to solve critical problems for the future of the business, which is why we need you.

We are seeking self-motivated engineers, who are obsessed with delivering value, are forward-thinking, and excited to see the successful implementation of the products they deliver. Our current opportunities are available in Boston, Hong Kong, Montreal, and Toronto.

As a Derivatives Engineering Director, you will:

  • Collaborate with product managers, lead engineers, other software engineers, and operations engineers to uncover pain points and opportunities to deliver new business value through software
  • Prototype and build new functionality to deliver on key product objectives
  • Design and deliver cloud-native services and data structures that enable an exceptional user experience
  • Maintain and support these services, with accountability for production reliability and usage, and the delivery of new functionality
You will
bring and continuously build upon the following skills:

  • An
    entrepreneurial spirit and comfort working within a rapidly changing startup
    environment; you love the challenge of working on a small team and being part
    of a larger movement to change the engineering culture of an enterprise
  • Familiarity
    with agile and DevOps principles, test-driven development, continuous
    integration, and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features
  • Experimenting
    with emerging technologies and understanding how they will impact what comes
  • A capacity
    for constant learning from both success and failure, remaining open to change
    and continuous improvement
  • Excellent
    organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through
    creative abrasion
  • Strong
    verbal and written communication with the ability to effectively articulate and
    communicate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes across all levels in
    the organization
  • Understanding
    and working knowledge of the end-to-end Derivatives Lifecycle as well as a
    sound understanding of various Derivatives products
    SUMMIT, Calypso, Murex, Sungard or similar derivatives application knowledge is

Last year
Manulife / John Hancock spent over $1 billion on technology. You will be
working with:

  • Languages
    such as Java, Python, MatLab or similar technologies
  • Cloud
    Foundry and other components supporting a highly-automated global engineering
  • Open
    source! As we accelerate our delivery of world-class experiences, we know
    embracing open source technologies will help us get there. Any experience with
    open source is very attractive to us!

Want to
learn more? Apply today, we are eager to
speak with you!
About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2017, we had about 35,000 employees, 73,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 26 million customers. As of March 31, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$850 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $26.9 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

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