Export Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario

Financial Software Engineer

Nov 04, 2016
Ottawa, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career


EDC is Canada's export credit agency, offering information, knowledge and innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. EDC's knowledge and partnerships are used by more than 7,400 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year.

EDC is financially self-sustaining, and is a recognized leader in financial reporting and economic analysis.


The Treasury team has an exciting opportunity for a self-starter that thrives on working in a dynamic team environment. Reporting to the Team Leader, Treasury Centre of Expertise, the Financial Software Engineer supports the EDC Treasury deal capture system. The Treasury system uses the Smalltalk programming language with the CINCOM Visualworks development environment.

The ideal candidate has strong object-oriented software development skills combined with a demonstrated interest in finance. The Financial Software Engineer will work closely with the user community to gather requirements, complete specifications and provide on-going support.


  • Complete all aspects of the application development life cycle, including consultation with the client to ensure understanding of the business requirements, translation into viable code, successful testing and deployment into the production environment
  • Build and maintains financial software and the interfaces to support the Treasury operation
  • Support the integration of financial derivative pricing and other analytic software solutions for the Treasury operation
  • Resolve or coordinate the resolution of complex systems problems and data issues within Treasury
  • Apply project management techniques to manage the scope, time, costs, quality, resources and risks of projects
  • Develop close relationships with clients and counterparts


Screening Criteria

  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a combination of equivalent education and relevant experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in object-oriented programming
  • Demonstrated interest in finance through education and/or experience
  • Can work in English


  • Knowledge of capital and derivative markets
  • Experience with a Smalltalk development environment
  • Experience in software development of financial applications
  • Can work in French

Salary Range

Level 1: $62,000 to $92,000 + performance based incentive

Level 2: $73,000 to $109,000 + performance based incentive

How to apply

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: November 4, 2016, 11:59 p.m. EST on www.edc.ca/careers

EDC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require special accommodation.

Candidates must meet the requisite government security screening requirements.

How to Apply