Business Analyst (Fixed Income/Mortgage Securities)

Job#: 1350403

Job Description:

Business Analyst (Fixed Income/Mortgage Securities)

Client: Top Global Bank

Contract: Multiyear project. 1 Year rolling contract.

Location: Toronto, Downtown Core (hybrid model, 2 times/week in office)

Application Process: Please apply via the medium on which you are seeing this posting. If you encounter technical difficulties submitting your resume, please send a Word version of your resume to Phil at [email protected]  . Please reference Job Title Business Analyst (Fixed Income/Mortgage Securities)

Job Description: Canadian Trading Technologies provides technology solutions to enhance/support the business trading division. There are numerous trading applications used on the trading floors, facilitating trade capture, market data distribution, position and client risk management and trade execution and settlement. These systems are varied in their implementation, some are enterprise products, vendor hosted and internally hosted by other client locations.

The Trading Technology group in Toronto has a team who are involved in Project initiation, analysis (business and system), development, quality assurance and implementation. The Canadian team covers all trading applications for equity and debt and is supported in those same lines of business in other areas. The large focus is on Mortgages (trades) for this role. There is a fixed income regulatory project, which will require collaborating with multiple teams, and performing SQL-based testing, utilizing Change Control, and business documentation to ensure the platform upgrade is complete.


  • Work with external vendors and technology groups to assess requirements, and drive analysis of proposed solutions
  • Support the process of translating business needs into formal technical requirement deliverables and creating formal business requirement documentation
  • Perform regression and other SQL-based testing on data migration and platform upgrades 
  • Act as liaison between business and technical development staff and/or vendors
  • Contribute to multiple concurrent projects, objectives and activities
  • Identifying test scripts/cases and assisting the QA process to ensure that all production changes are fully tested prior to release 


Key Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years of experience with an understanding of Mortgage-based applications 
  • Proven track record using a variety of technologies to deliver and meet business goals 
  • Experience with regulatory projects - i.e. Change Control
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Exposure to trading applications and FIX protocol strongly preferred
  • Experience with MLC enterprise solution - MortgageHub by TAO solutions - or other mortgage vendor platforms 
  • University Degree (Business, Commerce, or Computer Science)


Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment 
  • Strong attention-to-detail









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Toronto, ON, CA

Job Type:
PMO and Business Operations

Date Posted:
May 18, 2023