BMO Financial Group Lead Application Software Developer in Toronto, Ontario
100 King Street West
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Nous vous remercions pour votre intérêt à l'égard de BMO Groupe financier. Nous travaillons actuellement à offrir une meilleure expérience aux candidats en publiant toutes nos descriptions de poste en français et en anglais. Entre-temps, si ce poste est affiché au Québec ou au Nouveau-Brunswick, veuillez consulter la description de poste en français disponible sous la version anglaise. Autrement, veuillez consulter la description de poste ci-dessous en anglais, conformément aux exigences fédérales en matière de langues.The Lead Application Software Developer is accountable for leading projects through the analysis, design, development, implementation and support of applications to ensure and/or maintain alignment with the Lines of Business (LOBs) strategies.- Writes code according to accepted standards based on user requirements, which are included in the delivery of the application solution, to meet the business need- Leads in the planning, estimating, development, testing and implementation of initiatives of any size and any level of complexity to meet the functional and non-functional requirements of the application. The resulting artifacts will be used to better understand, communicate, and provide specifications during the coding and Quality Assurance activities- Leads/participates in project and team meetings interacting and collaborating with team members and other departments, when appropriate, to provide a developers perspective in the meetings and to contribute to the timely delivery, design, and quality of various work artifacts adhering to standards, such as Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)- Provides coaching and guidance to team members and/or may act as a team/project lead in order to foster professional development of the Application Software Development staff. This helps improve overall effectiveness by sharing and adopting best practices and lessons learned, while minimizing risk- Leads process and application improvement opportunities to improve the reliability and extensibility of the application and to improve the overall Service Level Agreement (SLA)- Liaises with third party vendors, when appropriate, to ensure that the integration of third party products and existing applications and systems is practical and feasible given the underlining technologies- Collaborates with Development Technology Services (DTS) in the requirements definition and analysis and to select development, testing, and implementation tools for the Application Software Development staff- Leads/participates in software development Process Action Teams and contributes to the continuous improvement of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes for the overall effectiveness of the development
Knowledge:- Possesses a university degree/college diploma in applied technologies and/or 4+ years as a lead developer / tech lead- Possesses expert knowledge of design and analysis methodology and application development processes from both an industry and BMO perspective.- Demonstrates expert understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Quality Assurance requirements and software development control and release procedures Technology Exposure in Commercial Lending /Loan Servicing applications- Strong Experience with SQL, Stored Procedures, Database Development, Reporting QueriesSkills:- Possesses solid analytical skills for complex problem solving. Is able to manage multiple priorities.- Is able adapt and quickly develop in-depth technical understanding of new/different applications.- Demonstrates solid organizational skills.- Exhibits solid communication skills, both written and verbal.- Possesses expert understanding of relevant technologies.- Demonstrates solid leadership skills and independence.- Should have lead the team of 4-5 people in the past experience and manage E2E SDLCTechnical SkillsUnix or Windows command line scripting and batch file automationStrong experience with J2EE, Core Java , REST Web Services and Spring suiteExposure to .NET, Reporting tools (Business Objects, Webi or Universe)Strong experience with Design Patterns and conceptsDev Ops experience and understandingOracle, SQL, PLSQLWorked on projects involving enterprise level dataStrong experience with Design Patterns and conceptsGeneral Skills- Ability to dig into new applications and document how they operate- Ability to extrapolate when troubleshooting new technology- Experience interacting directly with business users and familiarity translating business requirements into technology actionsDesirable Skills- Asset Management experience- ITIL certification / understanding
We’re here to helpAt BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.To find out more visit us at https://bmocareers.com.BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.
BMO Financial GroupServing customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.