IT Development Lead, Currency Systems

Bank of Canada

IT Development Lead, Currency Systems Take a central role The Bank of Canada has a vision to be a leading central bank-dynamic, engaged and trusted-committed to a better Canada. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in our environment. Building on the principles that have always guided us – excellence, integrity and respect – we strive to be forward-looking and innovative, to welcome people with diverse perspectives and talents, and to earn trust by living up to our commitments and by clearly explaining the intent of our policies and actions.

With our defined-benefit pension plan, benefits, and high flexibility for work life balance – find out more about why we are annually ranked as one of Canada’s top employers: Working Here – Bank of Canada Find out more about the next steps in our Recruitment process. About the position: We are currently seeking an Application Development Lead to join our Currency Portfolio in the Information Technology Services (ITS) Department Reporting to the Assistant Director, CUR (Currency) Business Applications Services you will join a diverse and driven team focused on enhancing the currency systems at the Bank of Canada. You will work in collaboration with the team’s Release Manager and 4-5 scrum teams to ensure effective support for the currency department. Further, you will have the full support of your leader and teammates to enhance your skills, experiment, and further your career through our customizable Learning & Development programs across various domains (Mentorship, Leadership, Architecture, etc.) and relevant certifications.

What you will do: You will lead the application development and automation activities for all currency applications in support of the Currency department. More specifically you will: Lead development, support and maintenance of the technologies and services within the portfolio Provide hands-on application development technical guidance and operational support for the continuous improvement of various currency systems. Provide production operational support and work with operational support groups to determine the root cause behind critical production incidents and process challenges. Lead initiatives to address appropriate work from the support backlog to mitigate recurring incidents in the future.

Participate in all phases of the product/DevOps life cycle to enhance the Currency Applications, adding technical knowledge, creativity, and a seasoned perspective to delivering on CUR objectives. Introduce and champion best in class application design and secure development techniques including frameworks, automation, deployment of code and testing. Guide and provide on-the-job training, coaching and support to more junior colleagues. Drive thought leadership, consistent development processes and coding practices across scrum teams.

This role also requires potential overtime and on-call escalation responsibility (paid). This is a 24/7 rotation requirement lasting one week every 3-4 weeks. What you need to succeed You have strong communication skills with the ability to work with business stakeholders to understand their requirements, and design data solution and data models to meet requirements. You are also a team player, self-starter, and can work in Agile Teams and explore new data technology and trends.

In addition, you have: Proven experience as a Senior Developer and/or Development Lead Experience with SQL for data analysis Experience with integration software (such as MuleSoft) to support a COTS environment. Experience with Microsoft Azure and SharePoint Nice-to-have Understanding of the core business and currency at the Bank of Canada Any relevant certifications/designations Experience with MuleSoft software Your education and experience Your combined education and work experience demonstrate that you have the proficiencies and skills for the role. We are ideally seeking candidates with a relevant degree/diploma and 5 years of relevant experience. What you need to know Language requirement: Both bilingual and unilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

In the event that a qualified candidate who meets the language requirements is not identified, a qualified candidate who does not meet the language requirements of the position may be considered. This position has an official language requirement of English and French essential (bilingual) with a minimum starting level of intermediate (level 3) in second official language. Training may be provided to help reach the required level of functional (level 4) in second official language. Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents Security level required: Be eligible to obtain Secret Relocation assistance may be provided, if required Please save a copy of the job poster.

Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available. The official title for this position is “Application Development Lead ” Hybrid Work Model The Bank offers work arrangements that provide employees with flexibility, enable high-performing teams, and support an excellent workplace culture. Most employees can telework from home for a substantial part of each month as part of the Bank s hybrid work model, and they are expected on site at the Ottawa Bank location a minimum of eight days per month to help build connections between colleagues. You must live in Canada, and within reasonable commuting distance of the office.

What you can expect from us This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet your needs at every stage of your life and career. For more information on key benefits please visit A great deal to consider. Salaries are based on qualifications and experience and typically range from $99,340 to $124,175 (job grade 18) The Bank offers an incentive for successfully meeting expectations at 7 to 10% of your base salary.

The Bank offers performance pay for those who exceed expectations (15% of your base salary) Exceptional performers who far exceed expectations may be eligible for higher performance pay. Flexible and comprehensive benefits so you can choose the level of health, dental disability and life and/or accident insurance coverage that meets your needs Extra vacation days (up to five each year) that you can purchase to add to your vacation entitlement Indexed, defined-benefit pension We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.