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BMO Financial Group Technical Platform Lead in Toronto, Ontario


120 Bloor Street East

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Customer Connect is a large banking application being heavily used by the branches, Customer Contact Centre, Mortgage Specialist, Product Operations and miscellaneous users at BMO. It is complex and critical to our Lines of Business. The Technical Platform Lead in Channels Technology is accountable for managing the platform architecture and application design for the Branch Channel Solutions.

We are looking for a seasoned technology leader in support of Customer Connect with major priorities, to build platform roadmap following the strategic architecture and design, provide technical direction to ensure optimal solution being implemented through on-going initiatives, and maintain alignment with the Lines of Business (LOBs) strategies.


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

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

Strong knowledge and practical experience in:

  • .NET

  • C#

  • Angular / Java – (Nice to have)

  • 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)


  • Proven ability to learn new businesses and technologies

  • Strong process understanding on Software Development Life Cycle

  • Strong architectural knowledge about the technology eco system

  • 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

  • Knowledge of software development practices, concepts, and technology

  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth / Expert.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth / Expert.

  • Influence skills - In-depth / Expert.

  • University degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience

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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.