Sr. Development Manager Platform Systems
Royal Bank of Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
41d ago

What is the opportunity?

A key IT leadership role within Wealth Management Technology & Solutions, Data and Analytics team. You will be a Technical leader that partners across IT and with assigned business line(s) to assess, research, and analyze business, technical and system needs in order to resolve business systems issues by recommending technology solutions that meet sponsor / stakeholder needs.

What will you do?

  • Set technical direction for all development, maintenance and solution architecture initiatives ensuring adherence to overall IT architectural and solution direction
  • Provide leadership on the construction and maintenance of robust and efficient applications and reusable frameworks
  • Provide expert counseling to application development community
  • Research emerging trends / best practices and determines implications of proposed solutions on meeting business unit strategy
  • Be an expert consultant on technical and management direction for strategic projects with a focus on the cross-divisional strategies
  • Develop feasibility studies and proposals for senior management and executive decisions on large complex projects
  • Develop criteria to evaluate 3rd party vendors and software as well as due diligence exercises. (For very complex projects, conducts due diligence;
  • for less complex projects oversees the process)

  • Leads complex group meetings (including business partners) for technical design, decision making, problem solving, implementation and strategic planning
  • What do you need to succeed?

    Must have

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding application architecture development, integration and expertise in designing end-
  • to-end application solutions

  • Professional with experience on large projects / programs with multiple applications with multiple interfaces and / or 3rd parties
  • Advanced knowledge designing data application solutions around very large databases (VLDB) (Terabyte / petabyte scale)
  • Advanced knowledge designing & developing Java (J2EE, Spring) based batch processing solutions to run on UNIX / Linux and experience in Object Oriented Software Design
  • Advanced Experience with Kafka, in-memory and no-SQL databases
  • Nice-to-have

  • Business domain understanding of Wealth-Management
  • Excellent planning, estimating, communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Working knowledge of Hadoop Architecture, tools in Ecosystem, security consideration, performance, all phase of projects including implementation
  • Advanced knowledge moving real time data and ensuring proper controls around it
  • 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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