Junior Software Developer - Node.JS

BMO Financial Group - Toronto, ON (6 months ago)

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250 Yonge Street

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This is a full time, permanent role located at 250 Yonge St. (Yonge/Queen) downtown Toronto.

The Junior Software Developer will join the Corporate Technology team with the objective to will conceive and write detailed software implementations/code while ensuring that such code/configurations adhere to the security, logging, error handling, performance standards and non-functional requirements of the solution.


The Junior Software Developers will be:
Participate in the requirements gathering of a specific automation

Develop and test the automation in the Development environment based on the specifications of the Business Analysts and Solution Architects

Decompose business requirements and translate them into detailed design specifications and code
Independently complete root-cause analysis, design solutions, write code, perform testing, provide documentation, and implement components
Devise new algorithms and data structures for target environment and platform attributes in alignment with architectural patterns
Design solutions, write code, perform unit testing, develop appropriate artifacts / documentation, and facilitate final delivery
Build solutions that are supportable, scalable and achieve our aspiration of common assets, use the enterprise monitoring/logging and require minimal to zero maintenance
Assist the QA team in performing QA testing
Support the Deployment team for production deployment


0-2 years of work experience in IT or business environment

Knowledge of software development practices, concepts, and technology obtained through formal training and/or work experience

Knowledge of required programming languages and can code with little oversight

Good understanding of functional aspects and technical behavior of the underlying operating system, development environment, and deployment practice


Mandatory Node.JS Programming experience

DevOps CI/CD pipeline, especially Git/Bitbucket, Bamboo, SonarQube, Artifactory and Ansible
Experience with API development
Hands on Experience with open source software platforms Linux
Hands on Experience with scripting in Bash and PowerShell
.NET Framework development experience a plus
Agile development methodology experience a plus

Other (internal information)

Full-time position
Expected start date: Jan 6 th , 2020
Location: 250 Yonge Street, 5 th floor, Toronto

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At 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 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.