Lead Applications Software Developer Lead Applications Software Developer …

Bank of Montreal
in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
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Bank of Montreal
in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Lead Applications Software Developer
The Lead Applications Software Developer is accountable for leading projects through the analysis, design, development, implementation and support of applications to ensure and/or maintain alignment with the Lines of Business strategies in the Corporate and Commercial Bank and Credit Risk Area.
  • Writes code according to accepted standards based on user requirements to meet the business need.
  • Recommend software solutions to emerging needs in the Corporate and Commercial Bank and Credit Risk area.
  • Work with engineers and other cross functional teams like Product Management, Project Management, Release Engineering, Enterprise Architecture and Risk teams etc. to develop innovative solutions that meet the business needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles.
  • Liaises with third party vendors, when appropriate, to ensure that the integration of third party products and existing applications and systems is practical and feasible given the underlining technologies
  • Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them
  • Provides coaching and guidance to team members in order to foster professional development of the Application Software Development staff.
  • Leads process and application improvement opportunities to improve the reliability and extensibility of the application and to improve the overall Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Presents solutions to internal governance groups in order to gain approval for the design and communicates the outcomes of these presentations to the project/work teams to keep them updated on the governance process


General skills
  • Possesses a university degree/college diploma in applied technologies and/or 8+ years systems analysis and programming experience with extensive business knowledge
  • Experience leading a small team of 3-7 developers is a must have
  • Ability to create and present detailed and high level design documents
  • Possesses solid analytical skills for complex problem solving.
  • Ability to adapt and quickly develop in-depth technical understanding of new/different applications.
  • Exhibits solid communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrates solid independence and team-lead skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to dig into new applications and document how they operate
  • Ability to extrapolate when troubleshooting new technology
  • Experience interacting directly with business users and familiarity translating business requirements into technology actions
  • Innovative nature and attitude towards making systems better through design and architecture Data warehousing
Technical Skills
  • Strong hands on experience with .Net and Angular JS.
  • Possesses expert knowledge of design and analysis methodology and application development processes
  • Excellent database knowledge - SQL/Stored Procs/Views etc- preferably with Oracle
  • Ability to work on enterprise sized projects with complex network topologies including cloud.
  • Excellent knowledge/experience designing messaging structures (XML/SOAP/REST) for SOA applications
  • Excellent knowledge/experience designing and developing Web Services and associated consumer
  • Excellent knowledge and working experience in a Service-Oriented Architecture environment
  • Experience consuming real-time feeds / messages
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Proficient understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery system, e.g Maven.
Nice to Have
  • Hands on experience in Core Java, OOPS, Multithreading, Java concurrency and J2EE technologies including JMS.
  • Experience building distributed enterprise applications with JAVA technologies
  • Working knowledge of NOSQL databases like MONGODB/Neo4j/HADOOP
  • Working knowledge of Unix/Linux commands and shell scripting
We're here to help
At BMO we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the centre of everything we do-helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the future-the future of our customers, our communities and our people. We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day. Together we're changing the way people think about a bank.

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://bmocareers.com.

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.