Systems Developer (Risk & Analytics)
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
3d ago

Why you’ll love working here :

high-performance, people-focused culture

our commitment that equity, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our work environment and business success, which helps employees feel valued and empowered to be their authentic selves

learning and development initiatives, including workshops, Speaker Series events and access to LinkedIn Learning, that support employees’ career growth

competitive, 100% company-paid extended health and dental benefits for permanent employees with recent additions to promote inclusive coverage to a diverse employee population.

These recent additions include gender affirmation and fertility drug and treatment coverage

membership in HOOPP’s world class defined benefit pension plan, which can serve as an important part of your retirement security

access to an annual wellness reimbursement program for health and wellness-related expenses for permanent employees

virtual fitness, yoga and meditation classes, nutritional consultations and wellness seminars

we offer a hybrid flexible work model that embraces remote work in Ontario for eligible roles

the opportunity to make a difference and help take care of those who care for us, by providing a financially secure retirement for Ontario healthcare workers

Role description System Developer, Risk & Analytics

Are you a bold, quick-thinking and driven individual seeking the growth and challenge that comes from working with collaborative teams for a dynamic company?

Are you intrinsically passionate as a change agent, influencer of growth and have the desire to move the needle? If you feel satisfaction at seeing your team’s ideas and dreams become reality and answered yes to any of these questions, we want to hear from you!

As our fund grows, we are expanding our risk & analytics technology team to align with HOOPP’s investment mandates. The Investment Solutions Group - Risk and Analytics team is looking for a senior developer to help us build, support, and manage our suite of pricing and risk systems.

The Tech Stack :

The team manages a suite of systems for our market portfolio that includes pricing engines, stress testing risk system, financial analytics and a VaR system.

Our applications are built on a collection of Spring Boot, .net, python microservices running on AWS EKS. HOOPP investment tech run fully on AWS infrastructure over Infrastructure as Code patterns.

What you will do :

  • Actively participate in Agile Scrum practices such as daily standups, backlog refinement, planning and sprint retrospectives.
  • Contribute during design and planning meetings, issue retrospectives, code reviews, and team retrospectives; write wiki articles.
  • Create a safe, supportive and participatory environment that produces ongoing mutual respect
  • Set up your development environment, then review our code, databases and configuration.
  • Learn our technical stack and our systems by applying changes to each of them. These systems include pricing engines, and our Risk calculation systems, then use automated build and deployment pipelines.
  • Tag team with one of our many brilliant analysts to review the spec, and design the solution
  • Build, launch, and support your first big feature. While doing that, you will plan the work, resolve the dependencies on other teams, educate the developers who will use the feature, and migrate any affected production services.
  • Resolve complex production issues spanning multiple systems and technologies.
  • Support other development teams by helping their developers, learning about their needs, and educating them about the platform best practices.
  • Quickly learn, evaluate, and apply new concepts and technologies.
  • When you are ready, participate in the off-hours on-call rotation. Our off-hours support volume is very light, and we put in the effort to keep it that way.
  • Who you are :

  • 3+ years experience the market risk and / or option pricing development space
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, math, or engineering degree is a requirement
  • Excellent knowledge of software development design patterns and distributed systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to take end-to-end ownership.
  • Technical experience in these 3 areas : OOP : Spring Boot Java or .net & .net coreAnalytics experience : python over anacondaT-SQL with dba fundamentals
  • Proficiency with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Skilled in modern development tools and practices, such as git, CI / CD, unit testing.
  • Experience with DevOps Infrastructure as code would be considered an asset.
  • Notice for job applicants :

    Following the advice of Canadian health authorities, to mitigate the risk of potential spread of COVID-19 and

    support social distancing, all recruiting activities including interviews and new hire onboarding will be conducted online. While we are doing our

    best to ensure reasonable response times, please expect some delays during the recruiting process due to the current situation. Thank you for your

    patience and understanding during these challenging times.

    For additional information on our adjusted recruitment process, please email us at

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