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Chief Application Analyst

Job Number
Senior Professional
Status: Permanent
Type of Contract
Schedule: Full-Time 
Full Time / Part Time?
Posting date
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Area of Interest: Information technology

This position Supports Electronic Tading and Market Making at National Bank Financial Group.

  • Are you ready to join our team of designers, builders and integrators of world class trading technology?
  • Are you motivated by accomplishing remarkable things that have a positive impact and change the world?

As our newest Application Analyst / Electronic Trading Analyst, you will work with our developers, quants, traders and technology experts to implement, test and continuously deliver new features and products to our customers.

Your job

  • Understand and become familiar with existing and new trading technologies at NBC as well as in the industry
  • Be responsible for reviewing, testing and deploying Market data and Order Entry feed handlers
  • Be responsible for day to day support of trading systems and all components within the system
  • Participate in design discussions and produce design/functional artifacts as required
  • Assist in user requirement process, task breakdown, effort estimation and implementation of new software features in an incremental manner using agile methodologies
  • Optimize processes and improve the efficiency of the technology
  • Research new technologies and software solutions - out-of-the-box innovative thinkers are highly valued
  • Be responsible for post trade activities such as drop copies, etc.
  • Interact with internal partners as well as key vendors in all aspects of this role
  • Documentation of all efforts for support, maintenance and reference purposes using existing tools.

We want to contribute to your quality of life by offering you as much flexibility as possible in your work. For example, we offer hybrid work (remote and in the office), work schedule arrangements to help you achieve work/life balance and flexible leave that you can take when it’s important to you.


  • Degree in Computer/Software Engineering, or related discipline with a minimum of 1+ years of experience as a Java Developer
  • Working knowledge/Experience with Trading Systems, EMS/OMS, SOR’s are assets
  • Experience with Perl, Linux, Python, Cloud computing are assets
  • Data Science, Machine learning and A.I. experience or exposure, an asset
  • Enjoy and have interest working within the dynamic environment of Capital/Financial Markets.

  • Language: English


Application Support Applications Management Business Impact Analysis Capacity analysis Communication Data Governance Data Knowledge Initiative Learning Agility Problem Solving Resiliency Teamwork Technical Support

Your benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Opportunities to get involved in community initiatives
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic
These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family. 

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas. Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

We're putting people first:

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.  Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives. Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We want to offer an accessible, barrier-free workplace to all employees.

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodation, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Come live your ambitions with us!

Why work at National Bank?

For an environment that supports your career path

There are many varied opportunities for you to progress and develop, and move ahead in your career. This includes on-the-job learning and training, co-development and pairing with other employees, professional support and mentoring, internal career days or discussion forums with our leaders.

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For an inclusive and diverse environment

We foster inclusion in an environment where each person’s unique qualities, whether visible or invisible, are celebrated and valued. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

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