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BMO Financial Group Software Development Manager in Toronto, Ontario


120 Bloor Street East

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Thank you for your interest in BMO Financial Group. We are currently working towards providing a better candidate experience by including all of our job descriptions in both English and French. In the meantime, if this role is located in Quebec and/or New Brunswick please reference the French job description available below the English version. Otherwise please see the job description below in English as per federal language requirements.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 Senior Technology Officer / Application Software Development Manager in Channels Technology is accountable for managing a Development Group in the analysis, design, development, implementation, and support of branch banking applications to ensure and/or maintain alignment with the Lines of Business (LOBs) strategies.

The STO/ASDM also accountable for the on-time, on-budget completion of project deliverables, adhering to standards, such as Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).We are looking for a seasoned technology leader to lead our branch channel software team to help grow and modernize BMOs critical branch channel applications.

This role is a Canada-wide mandate and holds end-to-end accountability for technology strategy, projects and production operations. He/she leads a team of developers and vendor partners working on all aspects of solution design and development.

  • University degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Experience in leading multiple, concurrent, large-scale releases and teams covering design, development, implementation and support

  • Working knowledge of resource planning and project financials

  • Proven ability to learn new businesses and technologies

  • Strong knowledge and practical experience in:

  • .NET

  • C#

  • Microsoft development tools (Visual Studio, TFS)

  • Desktop application development including peripheral integration

  • Services-oriented architecture (SOA)

  • Web service protocols (JSON, SOAP)

  • Secure coding practices

  • Agile / iterative development methodologies

  • Continuous development processes and tooling (e.g. Git, Bamboo, Maven)

  • Solid experience developing multi-tier technology solutions

  • Excellent analytic and problem solving skills

  • Good collaboration and multi-tasking capabilities

  • Strong leadership, relationship and communication skills

  • Ability to attract and retain top talent

  • Brings out the best in people

  • Loves brainstorming, winning, and having fun


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 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.