Integration Lead

Canadian National Railway - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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CN is embarking in its most important and exciting digital transformation program ever, and this initiative will change the way we conduct business and deliver services world-wide. We are looking for key players in front-end web development, strategy and best practices, provide guidance on the technology selection, modern frameworks to leverage, development processes, tools and more. Our technology group is dynamic, revamped, Agile and using the best-of-breed tooling in order to deliver a brand new and modern e-commerce web site.


This role is accountable to define technical software solutions that meet defined business requirements with quality while following CN’s methodology. This involves leading teams and guiding development activities on multiple projects and ensuring the best/latest frameworks and tools are selected and integrated in the solution. This also involves collaboration with Project Managers, Architecture, Solution Integrators, Quality Leads and other technical teams on the infrastructure. The Development Lead will also ensure Development best practices and governance are being adhered to for all development deliverables.

The Development Lead will provide technical direction to a team of 4-8 employees while ensuring proper performance, training and quality controls are established and followed for each project.


Provide technical guidance and support to team members (design and coding best practices, tooling, licenses)

Produce and evolve Development Practice (including framework, libraries, design patterns and coding standards)

Involved in creation and review of technical blueprints/designs

Develop/code key components in various projects

Conduct PoC and PoT to evaluate development frameworks and libraries


Bachelor degree required

Strong experience as integration developer (min 5 years)

Experience as integration Development Lead (min 2 years)

Ability to work with many projects simultaneously.

Provide guidance and support to team members

Understand and follow corporate processes (e.g. SDLC & SOX processes)

Functional/technical proficiency with large projects

Excellent knowledge of SOA, EAI, ESB, BPMS, Messaging, API, EDA development best practices

Experience in various integration development concepts: Message transformation, Pub/Sub, Streaming, Async messaging, Web Service.

Experience with development technologies and tools: SOAP, WSDL, REST, XML, EDI, IBM Integration Bus, IBM Websphere Datapower, Eclipse.


Experience with DevOps

Experience in Development Practices and proven methodologies (Agile, Iterative, Waterfall)

CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.