Business System Analyst (Derivatives Management System Calypso) – CLOSED/FILLED

2 year temporary position

Our client is seeking a dynamic and client-focused individual who will provide comprehensive application development integration and maintenance services support to their staff.

Functioning within a team environment and broadly defined objectives, the Analyst contributes to derivatives management systems and related applications development, maintenance and enhancement projects form planning through testing, implementation, and client training phases. This position also serves as a technical and analytical resource on various teams, projects and initiatives.

Key considerations of success will be the ability to take initiatives, the ability to assess complex issues, making timely, effective, and efficient decisions given the pros and cons of a situation, experience, and judgement, and a careful review and analysis of the risks associated with the decision.


  • Post-secondary education in information technology, computing science, or a related field is required, supplemented by experience supporting Investment Management Applications is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in the securities industry and institutional money management practices are desirable, including the completion of, or working towards the completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and/or Derivatives Fundamental Course (DFC).
  • Working knowledge of MS Development Tools, including VB.NET frameworks, and web services, along with MS SQL Server, Oracle, and report development, J2EE, Core, Java, JDBC, Java Servlets, JSP, JUnit, and XML are highly valuable.
  • Experience with investment systems such as Sylvan, Charles River, SimCorp Dimension or LMS Loan Suite are all highly desirable.
  • Experience supporting Calypso or other Derivative Management Systems is required.
  • The Analyst must have the flexibility required to respond to client requirements during peak workload periods and provide cover off during absence or other staff members; this position may call for providing quality support to applications on weekends and holidays.