Senior Technology Officer/Senior Software Development Manager - (Retail Banking Channel Services)
BMO
Toronto, ON, CAN
5d ago

Job Family Group : Technology

Technology

Are you a Technology Leader? We need you!

Are you a technical manager with innovative ideas and a passion for leading teams who focus on delivering market-leading digital customer experiences?

Make your mark by helping us reimagine how we interact with our customers and create the experiences that matter to them.

To enable this, we are looking for a proven technology innovator and thought-leader to lead our team in the move forward.

Why now and why BMO ?

We believe our customers’ lives are changing and we need to change with them. From day-to-day life to the moments that matter, our customers are increasingly defining success in different ways and we need to be there to help.

This means meeting our customers where and how they expect to bank.

At BMO, we believe we must respond to our customers by becoming a customer experience-led, digitally-enabled bank. Driven by a deep understanding of our customers and willingness to constantly challenge the status quo, we believe we can meet the challenge before us.

We also believe we have the best digital strategy in the industry and best corporate culture to deliver on our goals.

How ?

We are building platform teams, combining people with different skills and knowledge, to accelerate our customer experience.

These teams will work in both Agile and Waterfall manner, in a vibrant space, and embrace the latest methods, tools, and technologies to drive innovation and change.

The team will work in a cross-functional organization, empowered and have the resources and authority to drive a customer-led digital transformation.

The team delivers enterprise client services to both internal applications and to external partners, built on a modern hybrid cloud platform using the latest micro-services architecture.

We design, build and operate the services we own.

As a leader within the Channel Services team, you will be managing a tight-knit team that is defining the future of digital banking using the latest technologies and design concepts.

Strong team / people management with extensive technical knowledge and experience in similar sized organizations is integral to your success as your ability to execute the vision and strategy for the Retail Channel Services Team.

Thought leadership comes not only from you as the Senior Technology Officer but from the entire team through a consultative and engaging work environment.

Success is measured by creativity, pace, quality of solutions, and delivering on what we promise.

The Senior Technology Officer will be responsible for Planning and Execution of the technology roadmaps (ongoing transformation including platform evolution, currency and maintenance) as it relates to the bank’s customer facing application strategy and help drive the organization’s DevOps transformation.

This will include managerial leadership to employees in order to create and maintain a high performing team.

  • Acts as a thought leader in development, builds deeper relationships with key stakeholders, and demonstrates expert-level skills in coding across multiple languages, LOB's, and / or technology areas.
  • Reviews and approves requirements and design for a domain.
  • Provides strategic input into business decisions as a trusted advisor.
  • May network with industry contacts to gain competitive insights and best practices.
  • Has expert knowledge to influence and set corporate direction for software development practice, concepts, technology and methodology.
  • Manages resources and leads the execution of strategic initiatives to deliver on business and financial goals.
  • Acts as the prime subject matter expert for internal / external stakeholders.
  • Monitors and tracks performance and addresses any issues.
  • Ensures code is reviewed, reusable and testable, meeting architectural-design and customer requirements; accountable for overall code quality.
  • Leads workshops to develop solutions from a program perspective in association with all interdependent systems.
  • Interacts with key business & technology stakeholders to define, analyze, and deliver requirements that reflect the needs of both the business and end-customers.
  • Assesses the costs and benefits for different solutions and recommend / decide on appropriate designs.
  • Supports production issues, includes independently completing root-cause analysis and diagnosis.
  • Devises new algorithms and data structures for target environment and platform attributes in alignment with architectural patterns.
  • Builds solutions that are supportable, scalable and achieve our aspiration of common assets.
  • Recommends or automates approaches to streamline and integrate technological processes and / or systems to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Supports the management of specific project deliverables & outcomes.
  • Identifies opportunities to strengthen the development capability, such as : sharing expertise to promote technical development, mentoring employees, building communities of practice and networks.
  • Stays abreast of industry technical and business trends through participation in professional associations, practice communities & individual learning.
  • What makes you a great fit? You have :

  • Passion and customer-focused, which are integral to your success as your technical skills and experience.
  • Typically, 7+ years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong People Management and Program Management skill are required
  • Knowledge of software development practices, concepts, and technology obtained through formal training and / or work experience.
  • Knowledge of required programming languages and can code with little oversight.
  • Knowledge of technical / business environment and processes.
  • Understand functional aspects and technical behavior of the underlying operating system, development environment, and deployment practices.
  • Have facility with and understanding of the ecosystem that code operates in.
  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth / Expert.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills - In-depth / Expert.
  • Influence skills - In-depth / Expert.
  • Collaboration & team skills; with a focus on cross-group collaboration - In-depth / Expert.
  • Able to manage ambiguity.
  • Data driven decision making - In-depth / Expert.
  • Experience and familiarity with :

  • Java EE / JEE
  • REST / JSON
  • Project Management and Agile Skills
  • Spring and / or Spring Boot Framework
  • Object-oriented methodologies and design patterns.
  • Working knowledge of Microservices Architecture
  • IaaS / PaaS technologies and cloud computing platforms such as Docker containers or OpenShift
  • Large-system integration patterns (e.g. ESB, SOAP / XML, JSON / RESTful Services, etc.).
  • Knowledge of Swagger API Developer Tools or OAS (Open API Specification)
  • Understanding API Security Best Practices such as mutual SSL, Spring Security, SQL injection and other OWASP guidelines
  • DevOps concepts (Continuous Integration / Delivery) and tools (Git, Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Maven, Ansible, Artifactory)
  • We’re here to help

    At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose : Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people.

    By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

    As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact.We strive to help you make an impact from day one for yourself and our customers.

    We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

    BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives.

    Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

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