Lead, Risk Data Platform Engineering
Royal Bank of Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2d ago

What is the opportunity?

Risk Data Platform is responsible to manage 200+ data feeds, 50+ source systems, 300+ data quality checks and reconciliation to the general ledger.

The team is dynamic and interfaces with a broad group of stakeholders and work with varieties of technology including Hadoop and in the near future Cloud.

The impact of the work is significant as you will get the opportunity to build reusable components and services to benefit multiple regulatory, compliance, and strategic programs and initiatives across Risk functions.

What will you do?

  • Articulate and document the technical design of applications to support associated business requirements.
  • Provide leadership on the construction and maintenance of robust batch and real-time data processing solutions on Hadoop.
  • Hands on coding of applications; responsible for organizing code review and enforcing development best practices.
  • Author technical specifications as required.
  • Create technical "system development life cycle artifacts", as required by projects.
  • Work with Project Management to adhere to schedule, budget and scope.
  • What do you need to succeed?

  • Must-have Degree in computer science 10+ years of development experience in Java applications design and Development, Experience and knowledge of JAVA design patterns.
  • 5+ years of experience in SQL and spring framework; 3+ years of experience in Spark; Advanced knowledge in designing and hands on experience in developing solutions using Spark components like Spark core / Spark streaming / Spark SQL / Spark ML Expert knowledge working with RDD / dataframes / datasets.

    Experience in building robust, re-usable frameworks using Java / Scala. Experience with various Hadoop eco system components Hands on experience in real time data processing using Spark and Kafka.

    Experience with development tools and frameworks like Spring, Git, Jenkins, Maven and Nexus Strong desire and proven ability to tackle and troubleshoot challenging technical problems and ability do so with little or no direct daily supervision

  • Nice-to-have Experience with Kafka and other messaging systems Experience with real time data pipeline and architecture Experience working with NoSQL databases or in-
  • memory databases Broad understanding of Capital Markets

    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
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities
  • Opportunities to building close relationships with clients
  • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business and geographies
  • 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

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