Venture Technology Lead
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
20d ago

RBC Ventures is changing how people think about and interact with the bank on a daily basis.

We want to be more than just transactional and episodic, and are finding new and innovative ways to be an essential part of everyone’s daily life.

At RBC Ventures we think and act like a startup, building applications using a modern development stack including React, Node.

js and AWS, following modern agile methodologies and exploring new ideas that are often completely unrelated to traditional banking products.

What We Are Looking For

We’re looking for talented and passionate Venture Technology Leads to join our team.

We want vocal futurists who can advocate their vision - creative problem-solvers who build and lead great engineering teams.

Our Technology Leads obsess over writing smart, simple, clean code and strive for the best end-user experience.

What you’ll do

  • Assume the role of technical lead and closely partner with product team on setting product strategy, technology delivery and infrastructure roadmap
  • Provide technical leadership and hands-on contribution to software products
  • Build MVPs that will prove product-market fit and drive the venture to the next stage to scale the solution.
  • Building exciting, customer-focused, engaging applications by focusing on software engineering / design / architecture excellence.
  • Be a strategic and trusted business partner, building excellent relationships.
  • About You

  • You think digital-first and believe all customer experiences should be simple and effective.
  • You’re a creative problem-solver, outcome focused and passionate about building software products and taking ownership.
  • You have a desire to grow and take a leadership role over a small technical team.
  • You’re a team player and technical mentor, keen to coach others and share ideas with your team.
  • You’re an exceptional communicator who is able to articulate technical issues in plain language.
  • It would be great if you had

  • 5 years of solid hands-on experience with a variety of programming languages and frameworks.
  • Desire to assume a leadership role of a small technical team.
  • Experience with building architecture roadmaps and designing software components from scratch.
  • Experience delivering public-facing applications that employ modern user experience and security best practices.
  • It would be nice if you had

  • Experience building and leading high performance software engineering teams (2 4 software engineers).
  • Previous experience in a startup environment.
  • Experience building and deploying solutions to public cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)
  • Experience in managing the application development financials, understanding the overall financials, as well as the KPIs and strategies to achieve the KPIs through the roadmap, marketing, etc.
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    About RBC

    Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization.

    We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis.

    We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S.

    and 37 other countries.

    For more information, please visit

    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

    RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

    We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal / Native American status or any other legally-protected factors.

    Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

    Work Hours / Week : 37.5

    Work Environment : Office

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Experienced Hire / Professional

    Position Level : PL07

    Required Travel(%) : 0-25

    Exempt / Non-Exempt : N / A

    People Manager : Yes

    Application Deadline : 02 / 18 / 2019

    Req ID : 176151

    Ad Code(s) : RBC Ventures

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