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BMO Financial Group Senior/Lead API Developer - (Digital Integration / AWS Stack) in Toronto, Ontario

Address:

YSC - 2 Sheppard Avenue East

Job Family Group:

Technology

MUST HAVE: API Microservices Development experience with Node.js; AWS Serverless architecture and Detailed Design experience (Event-Driven Architecture)

Description

Portfolio Integration Services (PIS) capability within SmartCore Digital Platform & APIs (DPA) focuses on the delivery of end-to-end applications, leveraging multiple digital platform and APIs. We drive continuous digital innovation and enable digital transformation on the cloud. PIS resources are deployed to the bank’s critical projects to accelerate the delivery of digital solution. SmartCore DPA continually invests on developing new digital capabilities through innovation to continue transforming and improving customers’ & employees’ experience.

Key Accountabilities

Solution Development

  • Work alongside with the solution architects and lead developers to own the design of E2E application and integration with channel and product systems.

  • Develop detailed technical design specification to guide the development team to follow the agreed design.

  • Establish development standard and build common framework/re-usable building blocks to ensure the best development practice.

  • Lead/co-lead the development of end-to-end application integration, leveraging the SmartCore digital platforms, APIs & building blocks.

  • Contribute to the improvement of the APIs, digital platform and development framework.

  • Develop presentable solution prototype on the cloud to demonstrate the conceptual solution design.

  • Conduct solution/code review to ensure alignment with best development practice and provides feedback to more junior developers in constructive manner.

  • Defines automated test/monitoring approach for the solution and owns the development of the test/monitoring automation.

  • Ensure that the knowledge built from the implementation is properly transitioned into the support team for operational readiness.

Solution Integration

  • Own the integration of DPA solutions and delivery effort across different technology portfolio team.

  • Becomes a primary point of contact for SmartCore development to the project’s/program’s team and the portfolio teams.

  • Own/coordinate the investigation of production issues, during project warranty period, including root-cause analysis and diagnosis.

  • Identify continuous improvements to the end-to-end solution, to improve high performance, reliability and availability.

  • Devise and recommend approaches to streamline and integrate technological processes and/or solutions to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Support the reporting and analysis of key delivery metrics to share transparency of progress across portfolio teams and actively manage dependencies.

Technology Delivery & Execution

  • Provide active contributions to the technical discussions in the program-level Rapid Product Definition and product roadmap.

  • Assess impact of design decisions to the SmartCore DPA solutions being developed (performance, schedule, budget, downstream component/system impact, quality, etc.) and recommend any required alternate/creative solutions for optimization.

  • Interact with key business & technology stakeholders to define, analyze, and deliver requirements that reflect the needs of both the business and end-customers.

  • Assess the pros and cons of different solution option and recommend the best solution option for the use case.

Practice & Capability Development

  • Identify opportunities to strengthen the technology capability at BMO, such as: sharing expertise to promote technical development, mentoring employees, building reusable assets, building communities of practice and networks across technology.

  • Stay abreast of industry technical and business trends through participation in professional associations, practice communities & individual learning.

  • Provide active contribution to the development and the continuous improvement of processes across multiple process domains.

  • Develop and continuously improve reusable delivery artifacts to take the best practices into the capability’s assets, which can be applied across different projects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or Master degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or mathematics.

  • 5+ years of combined experience in designing and developing APIs/integration in node.JS, Java or Python.

  • Experience in building front-end with Angular/React will be considered as an asset.

  • Experience in designing and developing one or more enterprise application integration solution, including APIs/microservices, single-page application and service orchestration.

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of data model design in relational data model and no SQL, with at least 3 years of experience in designing and developing databases.

  • Experience in designing end-to-end application and integration for reliable and scalable performance.

  • Experience in designing and developing API/microservices/orchestration, leveraging AWS serverless architecture (AWS Lambda, Step Function, SNS, SQS, etc.) is considered a strong asset. This can be substituted with experience in designing and developing integration components on other public could providers (Azure/GCP).

  • Experience working in leading system integrators and/or the technology development of the financial services institutions.

  • Demonstrate understanding of business processes and business requirements as well as the architecture design and development best practices.

  • Roll-up the sleeves and be comfortable to go outside of the comfort zone to deliver.

  • Strong communication skill. Able to present and communicate ideas effectively to business and technology stakeholders from different organization levels.

  • Embraces changes/disruptions in digital ecosystem, and eager to learn new technologies.

LOCATION: Yonge & Sheppard and also 120 Bloor St. E.

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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.

To find out more visit us at https://jobs.bmo.com/ca/en.

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 Group Serving 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.

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