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Scarborough ON Permanent Posted: Monday, 11 February 2019
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Requisition ID: 36071

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Job Purpose

The International Banking Systems - Data Engineering & Central Services department provides & supports technology based solutions by creating, building, implementing and maintaining various data related initiatives and services offered to International Banking customers through various delivery channels.

Reporting to a Senior Manager Development, the Advisory Programmer Analyst will actively participate in all phases of the systems development life cycle. The Advisory Programmer Analyst will work in a multidisciplinary development project team environment which includes IT&S staff, business/operations teams, partners in other geographies and external vendors.

Key Accountabilities

1. Develop cost effective and efficient applications to meet business objectives by analyzing user requirements, providing technical specifications and designs, developing detailed work-plans, scheduling technical resources, monitoring progress against plan and developing/maintaining programs according to standards. The incumbent must ensure software, programs and applications developed and/or configured to meet high availability, integrity and reliability requirements.

2. Provide technical expertise, guidance, advice and knowledge transfer to all development staff on all aspects of application development for assigned applications or technology. Provide recommendations on departmental standards surrounding systems architecture, application development, systems integration, data modeling, testing, as well as, performing reviews and walkthroughs of all major project deliverables to ensure the quality and completeness of functionality.

3. Provide production and user acceptance testing application support to complex technical problems on all assigned applications and technology that serve each business unit by analyzing problems, implementing solutions and developing new procedures surrounding support.

4. Implement new systems or enhancements including the review of programs written by team members, establishing and executing system test procedures, developing implementation plans, developing the required program and system documentation and ensuring all functionality has been delivered as required.

5. Maintain a good understanding of the Division's business strategies, business policies, financial instruments, risk management and Back Office processing. Providing effective technical consulting and support services to the Division.

6. Ensure the department's objectives are met by assisting in recruiting qualified staff, providing input to performance appraisals on time and maintaining up to date knowledge of technology, industry and business practices.

Functional Competencies

Must have strong focus on customer needs and result focus.

Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent analytical and problem resolution skills.
Self-initiated, fast learner with a positive attitude and a strong desire to acquire new knowledge.
Excellent verbal and written communication and people skills.
Experience working with offshore development vendors would be an asset


Must have at least 5-7 years of hands-on technical working experience with systems development
2-3 years of hands on working experience working experience with Java is required.
Hands-on technical working experience with ETL, Hadoop and big data is desired.
Knowledge of Scrum Agile framework working patterns is desired.
Hands on experience with cloud environments is desired.
Experience with DevOps (maintaining continuous integration and delivery processes) is desired.

Computer Science Diploma or Degree; or related work experience.

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Scarborough

As Canada's International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

Scarborough ON, Canada
2019-02-11 8:12:11 PM

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