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BMO Financial Group Mainframe Software Developer in Toronto, Ontario


4100 Gordon Baker Road

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We are searching for just the right developer to expand our Mainframe division! You have programming experience, are detail oriented and willing to learn the mainframe computing world and languages.

The Application Software Developer is accountable for the analysis, design, development, implementation and support of applications, in support of the Lines of Business strategies.

Some Specific Functions of This Role:

  • Writes high quality and well-documented code according to accepted standards based on user requirements

  • Leads in development, testing and implementation of small to mid-size initiatives

  • Participates in project and team meetings interacting and collaborating with team members and other departments as appropriate

  • Contributes to successful completion of project deliverables

  • Provides support to team members and application support analyst


  • Thorough in-depth knowledge of design and analysis methodology and application development processes from both an industry and BMO perspective

  • 2 - 5 years systems analysis and programming experience with extensive business knowledge

  • Solid understanding of SDLC and QA requirements

  • Strong analytical skills for complex problem solving

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

  • Knowledge of the banking/financial industry is an asset

  • University degree or college diploma in Computer Science


  • Design and development experience using mainframe technologies like z/OS, DB2, CICS, MVS, JCL

  • Willingness to learn High Level Assembler language or some HLASM experience

  • Good collaboration and multi-tasking capabilities

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • Demonstrated success in working productively with business clients, developer peers, and technical specialists such as architects and DBAs

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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At 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.

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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.