Tech - Senior Java Developer, R&D

Exiger, Toronto, Canada


Exiger is seeking a highly motivated and energetic person who is looking to meet the challenges and reap the rewards of developing an innovative technology product. The ideal candidate should have significant Java development experience. Interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural language processing (NLP) is a plus. The Senior Java Developer is responsible for working with a strong development team to create world-class software for world-class clients. As part of the Cognitive Computing team, your work will focus on ensuring that the DDIQ software platform meets the specific needs of global-scale companies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing and developing high-quality software using Java and related frameworks 
  • Contributing in R&D algorithms and solutions for challenging RegTech/FinTech problems
  • Learn and apply new technologies, AI solutions and frameworks
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a creative and fast-paced environment

Knowledge & Skills

  • Practical experience of design patterns, object oriented and test-centric development
  • Strong development experience in Java
  • Interest in NLP, AI, search and information retrieval, and information extraction

Professional Experience Required

  • 5+ years of industrial software development experience with Java and related frameworks in agile settings
  • Practical experience of developing NLP solutions or theoretical knowledge of NLP concepts
  • A bachelor's or a graduate degree in Computer Science
You’ll be joining a distributed team of experienced software professionals with a wide range of specialties and interests. We make use of big data and natural language processing technologies as well as dealing with day-to-day application development and scaling issues. We utilize agile methodologies, iterate quickly to find solutions, and work together to ensure that the system evolves in a maintainable and performant fashion.

We’re committed to ensuring a strong work/life balance for our staff and offer a casual office environment with an open work space focused on learning. We encourage our development staff to tailor their development environment and hardware to meet their own preferences.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

About Exiger

Never before has the balance between business opportunity and regulatory risk been so tenuous. Exiger addresses this challenge head-on by developing sustainable compliance programs that meet today’s strict regulatory requirements while acknowledging that businesses cannot afford to play it safe. In a world where the fastest path to driving shareholder value is to expand into developing – often high-risk – economies, Exiger helps financial institutions, multinational corporations, and governmental agencies pursue their strategic goals with the confidence that regulatory change will not alter their course.Exiger was formed by a group of leading authorities on financial crimes compliance to solve some of the most complex problems confronting business today. The firm arms financial institutions and multinational corporations with the practical expertise and tools they need to prevent breaches in compliance, respond to risk intelligence, remediate gaps and monitor ongoing business activities.Initially launched to lead the court-appointed Monitorship of HSBC – the most comprehensive Monitoring assignment ever awarded by the Department of Justice – Exiger is entrusted with evaluating the effectiveness of internal compliance controls used by the $2.7 trillion banking institution across approximately 6,000 offices operating in nearly 70 countries around the world.In addition to its Monitorship work, Exiger guides a wide range of clients around the world through the process of managing the worst-case scenario compliance challenges and implementing the programs they need to prevent them in the future.


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