Technical Lead - Big Data / Hadoop
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
10d ago

What is the opportunity?

Everything is cool when you're part of an awesome team. We are a team of Technical Leads that leverage the management of development deliverables for the Finance Core Technology Platform.

This platform supports the ingestion of positional / trade, sub and general ledger, and other reference data, as well as adjustment, reconciliation and reporting functions.

We’re looking for an experienced Technical Lead that will add value to our group and ensure that daily and month end processes required to meet reporting and regulatory requirements of the businesses are delivered in a cost effective manner through cost savings and efficiency improvements.

What will you do?

  • Be proactively involved in the design, development, and ongoing maintenance of components and infrastructure supporting the application platform
  • Develop detailed plans and accurate estimates for the design, build, implementation, and maintenance phases of the project
  • Provide assistance to the application support team in troubleshooting and resolving production issues.
  • Coordinate with the Quality Engineering team on all aspects of testing and verification, ensuring quality assurance testing is performed for all changes
  • Champion the growth and adoption of agile development best-practices by the team and impart knowledge, while mentoring other members of the team
  • Attract and retain a team of highly skilled IT professionals including senior and junior developers
  • Provide leadership and direction to direct reports in creating a working environment of high expectations and commitment with focus on proactively responding with reliable, flexible and innovative technology solutions
  • Spearhead and guide the team through changes as a result of transformation initiatives and align with RBC’s technical strategy
  • Must-have :

  • 5+ years’ experience in Java web / component, AJAX, and RESTful web-service development
  • 3+ years’ experience in agile development practices
  • Solid experience with Apache Hadoop / Hive / Spark or other big-data platform and SQL (Oracle / PL-SQL)
  • Experience on Windows, Unix / Linux OS
  • DevOps experience with continuous integration / delivery best-practices, technologies and tools such as Subversion / GitHub, Jenkins, Nexus, JIRA, Confluence, and Urban Code Deploy
  • Nice-to-have :

  • Experience with Capital Markets or other financial technology services’ middle / back office environments
  • Experience with Tableau / Datameer BI / Analytics reporting tools
  • Exposure to Test driven development and automated unit testing
  • 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, 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.
  • 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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    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.

    City : Toronto

    Address : 155 Wellington St West

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Experienced Hire / Professional

    People Manager : Yes

    Application Deadline : 2018-06-11

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