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BMO Financial Group Rates e-Trading Technology Specialist in New York, New York

Job Description – Rates e-Trading Technology Specialist

Bank of Montreal (BMO) Global Markets Technology is looking to modernize and re-envision its rates trading technology capabilities to enable a growth strategy for our business partners.

As such we are looking for a seasoned technologist in the rates trading technology space to help us deliver upon our transformation. You will help the team modernize the platform and assist in supporting the platform for the traders.


  • Assist in implementing high quality applications for mission-critical, globally distributed systems related to automated trading and Fixed Income workflow.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Work closely with product leads and customer-facing technical consultants to ensure that development efforts truly meet customer needs

  • Work closely with technical leads to ensure effective coordination and integration between interrelated projects or systems

  • Perform testing on the application and all affected systems


  • 3 Years+ of relevant experience

  • Experienced with Capital Markets (Fixed Income products) trading systems

  • Experience with Fixed Income Workflows preferred

  • Proficient with Low Latency eTrading rates technology (Broadway or ION preferred)

  • Experience with Broadway is an asset

  • Experience with reviewing FIX protocol messages

  • Self-starter with ability to self-regulate and problem-solve independently through obstacles in a dynamic, fast-paced trading environment

  • Results-driven with a strong ownership mentality and drive to deliver on schedule; maintains realistic estimations and escalates proactively when necessary

  • Experience with real-time distributed systems and fast-cycle iterations is a plus

  • Experience with financial broker/exchange APIs a plus

  • Familiarity with SQL and databases

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

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At BMO Harris Bank we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO Harris Bank team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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