Senior JavaScript Engineer Front End
Royal Bank of Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5d ago

Ecosystem Technology

RBC is in the process of changing how people think about and interact with the bank on a daily basis. No longer do we want to be transactional and episodic, but instead find interesting ways to be a part of everyone’s daily lives in some way.

In order to achieve this, Ecosystems groups will be thinking and acting like startups to find interesting new ideas that will be in many cases, completely unrelated to traditional banking products.

What We Are Looking For

RBC Ecosystems is seeking a talented and passionate Sr. JavaScript Engineer to join our team. We want vocal futurists that can advocate their vision, who will be excited about creative problem-

solving as part of a cross-functional team; will obsess over writing smart, simple clean code; will tirelessly strive for the best end-

user experience and will have the drive and desire to keep learning the latest development techniques.

What you will do?

  • Help build a strong team of skilled Javascript developers creating new digital products for consumers
  • Look outside for opportunities to disrupt from within and continually expand what is possible through technology
  • Work within a cross functional team aimed at delivering high valued solutions
  • Work with modern JavaScript frameworks (React, ReactNative)
  • Code, test and implement full stack solutions to meet business needs
  • Create intuitive, robust and reusable user interfaces using modern frameworks
  • Maintain code quality and best practices across the front-end team
  • About You

  • You think digital first and believe all customer experiences should be simple and effective
  • A creative problem solver that can develop a plan, take ownership of tasks, and are outcome focused
  • A team player, technical mentor, keen to coach others and share ideas with your team
  • An exceptional communicator able to articulate technical issues in plain language
  • You keep up to date on web and mobile development trends and understanding how it applies to our customers needs
  • You understand web and application security
  • Must Haves :

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a computer or design related program
  • 4+ years of JavaScript experience building web applications, HTML / CSS experience, including concepts like layout, specificity, cross browser compatibility, and accessibility
  • Strong understanding of responsive / mobile-first design, web standards, UI / UX best practices, microservices, client-
  • side templating (e.g. Mustache, Handlebars, Jade)

  • Experience with source control (e.g. Git, SVN) and working with data-handling using AJAX, JSON, and REST API
  • Github account with a Portfolio for demonstration and review
  • Nice To Haves

  • 2+ years with experience in the development of the Front-End React and React Native applications
  • Experience with other JavaScript technologies including Angular
  • Experience building and deploying solutions to cloud infrastructure including AWS
  • Experience at a Financial Institution and product / process knowledge
  • Familiarity with design thinking and customer centric design
  • Experience working with startup companies and working in an agile environment
  • What’s in it for you?

    We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper.

    We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • A world-class training program in financial services
  • 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.

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