DST Systems Software Engineer/Developer in Vancouver, Canada

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

At DST Financial Services, we believe that in order to better service our clients it’s through our use of data. In our Australia, United Kingdom, Canada and United States offices we provide services to mutual funds, brokerage firms, retirement plans, wealth management, and other financial services. Every day our global offices work together to master the complexity of the financial industry to transform the most challenging tasks into opportunity and competitive advantage.

Role Overview

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to help execute the roadmap of DST Systems next generation core regulatory compliance system. This software engineer will be part of our Vancouver scrum team and fulfill the requirements of our defined SDLC process, which include analysis, design, development and testing of changes to our product.

The software engineer will work closely with other members of the scrum team in Vancouver, product owners, support and operations support staff. This role will also work closely with a broad set of internal teams (e.g., quality assurance, documentation, implementation consultants and customer support) to ensure that requirements are fully met, the software developed meets DST’s standards and that there is a smooth transition from ideation to production.

The software engineer must have a solid understanding of user interface development in a .Net environment. A strong understanding of SQL Server or an equivalent relational development environment is also required. Additionally, experience working with Cloudera’s platform, specifically Impala, Hive and Spark would be of benefit as we move the solution to our new target architecture.


  • Design and develop the user interface for DST’s hosted brokerage and asset management compliance solution using Javascript, .Net framework and SQL Server database.

  • Building Java based applications to facilitate the application of compliance tests to brokerage and asset manager data

  • Building compliance tests using T-SQL

  • Analyzing data used in DST’s brokerage and asset management compliance solution, and mapping the data between various source systems while ensuring the accurate importing/exporting and migration of the data

  • Building Pentaho Data Integrator jobs to import and export data

  • Supporting and performing unit testing activities for user interface, data loading, mapping and compliance test processing.

  • Ensuring that proper documentation is captured, maintained, and understood by the business and/or IT partners as needed

  • Participate in, or facilitate, business process and requirement sessions to ensure all parties understand the data mapping requirements

  • Work closely with various IT departments in order to ensure that existing data conversion and integration needs are being met


  • 5+ years of experience building user interfaces using Javascript in a .Net environment.

  • 5+ years of Java experience

  • 5+ years of experience programming SQL on SQL Server or another RDBMS

  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience importing and exporting data from a variety of database applications

  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience with data analysis and mapping

  • 5+ years of programming experience demonstrating a comprehensive application of programming principles, methodologies, tools, and techniques; demonstrated aptitude for performing system-level technical designs. This experience will include object oriented development with Java.

  • Linux/Windows experience preferred

  • Prior experience with Impala, Hive and Spark in Cloudera’s environment is also preferred.

  • Prior experience with Tableau would also be of benefit.


Vancouver British Columbia

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.