Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group Ltd.
We are looking for a passionate, kind, and ambitious individual to join our Information Systems, Portfolio Management Development team! The team is a friendly, collaborative, tight knit group that work together to effectively apply technology to complex investment data and analytic problems that has been a key factor to the firm’s success. The Portfolio Management Development team is responsible for the high-performance platform on which other teams build intelligent investment processes. Our high performance in-memory KDB systems track a large universe of over 50,000 potential investments and performs meaningful analytics to our $100 billion of assets.
What You Will Do
Collaborate with the team to analyze technology issues
Innovate underlying infrastructure, processes, and systems
Identify, plan, design, and implement improvements
Utilize and enhance large-scale high-performance time series KDB databases
Maintain and oversee the software life cycle
Keep systems running smoothly through enhancements and support
What You Bring
Knowledge – You have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or similar.
Continuous Improvement – You love to make things better, whether it’s a technical problem, business process enhancement, or improvement to a particular workflow.
Collaborative Communication – You are collaborative, you like people as much as you like technology, you work well with others and communicate effectively.
Problem Solving Skills – You possess an analytical mind, enjoy solving problems, and have an ability to perform deep thoughtful analysis to discover solutions.
Tech Savvy – You are passionate about technology and eager to learn new languages.
Operational Excellence – You have an approach and track record in achieving operational excellence where personal drive, high quality work, and getting things done are critical success factors.
Interest in Investment Management – An interest in learning the details of a broad range of asset classes is an advantage to succeed in this role.
About Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group
Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group Ltd. (“CC&LFG”) provides a broad range of traditional and alternative investment products and services to individuals, advisors and institutional investors. Our business comprises of eleven institutional investment affiliates that are responsible for investment decision making and client service, as well as distribution affiliates including Connor Clark & Lunn Private Capital, which provides multi-asset class investment solutions and Connor, Clark & Lunn Funds which distributes single-strategy investments to individual investors. CC&LFG partners with each of its affiliates by contributing world class operations, product development expertise, broad distribution, and business management. We have grown from $29 billion in assets and 200 people in 2008 to approximately $100 billion in assets and over 640 people today. This has been accompanied by a high level of change in technology, types of assets managed, trading activity and geographic growth. As we look forward, we can see both opportunities and challenges for further growth that only reinforce our commitment to attracting, retaining and motivating the most talented people.
This is best achieved by:
A High-Quality Environment: To work with people who we hold in high regard; to enjoy the time that we spend at work; to focus on productive activities without the distraction of politics and bureaucracy; to treat each other with respect.
An Opportunity to Succeed: To do work that has value and which presents the opportunity for professional growth and development.
Recognition and Reward: To recognize each person’s contribution and to align compensation with contribution.
CC&L is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or expression, disability, or age.
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter as one PDF.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, but only those candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls or recruitment agencies will be accepted.