Development Director

RBC - Toronto, ON (13 months ago)

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What is the opportunity?

Lead to manage development team for complex Compliance technology portfolio of Compliance surveillance, case management, disclosure, and registrations management systems. Supports Compliance groups globally.

Participates the evaluation and adoption of new technologies to support more efficient and effective Compliance processes and reduce costs.

Collaborates with Scrum Masters, Business Analysts, Quality Engineering, and Operations leads to accomplish project and department objectives.

What will you do?

Oversee the work – scope, schedule, and allocations - of the development teams working on new implementations and enhancements across a portfolio of 12 systems.
Responsible to work with the Architecture team and assist in decisions for all relevant applications in line with the agreed strategy and roadmap.
Responsible to ensure adherence to RBC standard software engineering practices within the development team (code review, unit testing, continuous integration, continuous deployment, security vulnerability tests)
Responsible and accountable for the stability, performance, production, and security compliance of applications in the portfolio.
Contribute to successful project completion within budget and on time by identifying risks and developing/recommending mitigation strategies.
Conduct research, develop and present feasibility studies and proposals on strategic initiatives.
Together with the team, determines best mix of development, interfacing applications, third party vendor solutions to meet business requirements and project objectives.

What do you need to succeed?

Strong technical skills and +10 years of development /architecture experience
Extensive experience managing and motivating software developers
Extensive experience working with 3rd party software packages and integration to internal applications
Experience with projects with high level of value ($2MM to $7MM+) and a high level of complexity and uncertainty
Proven experience working with on multiple projects with multiple interfaces and/or 3rd party software packages
Extensive Experience with Agile Projects within financial industry is a must.


Experience with Compliance applications
Experience in Capital Markets is a benefit

What’s in it for you?
Within this environment, you will have access to career planning, coaching, and mentoring initiatives to enable you to continually grow as a developer in all aspects of the profession.
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
Flexible work/life balance options

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City: Toronto
Address: 88 Queens Quay W, 20th Floor
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Senior Manager/Director
Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
Required Travel(%): 0-25
Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
People Manager: Yes
Application Deadline: 01/10/2020
Platform: Technology and Operations
Req ID: 201919

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