Trade Applications, Development Manager
Royal Bank of Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
6d ago

What is the opportunity?

As the Trade Applications, Development Manager, you will lead and oversee activities of Development staff on assigned programs / projects and releases within Payment Solutions Technologies.

You will ensure program / project strategic goals or objectives are accomplished within approved time frames, scope and budget.

What will you do?

  • Leads the development of new or significant changes to application initiatives / processes including making recommendations for the use of external vendors and third parties and manages the relationships at the application / team level.
  • Facilitates joint planning with the client in the early stages of program / project formation and works closely with Architecture, QA, BSAs, internal and external IT teams on all aspects of software development of the applications / initiatives in portfolio.
  • Creates metrics and manages with a higher level of information i.e. at the trends and management indicator level; differentiates between project and program metrics.
  • Champions strong IT governance in the program decision framework and mentors project managers in its development and continuous improvement and manages program / project scope using appropriate fact-
  • based metrics / assumptions.

  • Resolves complex issues and conflicts (including architectural direction vs. technology constraints); escalates to executive level where required.
  • Responsible for the integration of technology solutions and promotes innovative or improved methods to get the work done and implements best practices.
  • Makes recommendations for the use of external vendors and third parties and manages the relationships at the application / team level.
  • Sets direction and vision for the team and builds development capability on the team.
  • What do you need to succeed?


  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science Degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Successfully and simultaneously managed the development aspects of a minimum of 3 Type 2 projects and / or Type 1 IT development project with emphasis on integration and new technology
  • Vendor management experience
  • SDLC, AGILE, DevOps, Waterfall and other software lifecycle frameworks
  • Requires strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • 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

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

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