• Competitive
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 12 Dec 17

Associate Software Engineer (C++ Programmer)

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada


At GGY, a Moody's Analytics company, we embrace integrity, creativity and flexibility while rewarding your successes. Come and be part of a team that strongly encourages learning and provides opportunities, projects and interactions to develop and hone your expertise.
Located in Toronto, Ontario, Gilliland Gold Young Consulting Inc . (GGY) is an actuarial software company devoted to developing, maintaining, and supporting GGY AXIS. This is an integrated, full-featured actuarial software product used in Canada, US and around the world.

The Role
As a C++ Programmer you will be part of an actuarial team and provide support for the actuarial programmers. You will also be responsible for assisting with ongoing maintenance of the code and assisting internal clients with issues related to AXIS.

Your role will entail working independently alongside actuaries and system developers:
  • programming complex data conversions
  • Profiling and optimizing routines to make them run magnitudes faster
  • assisting actuarial programmers with writing scalable and robust code
  • designing and implementing new features for AXIS in the user interface and database areas
  • liaising between system developers and actuarial programmers
  • troubleshooting issues for internal clients
  • testing and reconciling new features
  • other duties as assigned


Enterprise Risk Solutions

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Applied Mathematics or Statistics
  • Strong hands on experience in C++ development
  • Excellent understanding of algorithm designs
  • Knowledge of database technologies and database design principles
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Experience or exposure to embedded database engines, an asset
  • Prior experience developing financial applications in the actuarial field, an asset

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