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Lead Developer 

6 Month Contract-to-Hire 

Remote within Canada

Client is Top 3 Bank

Job Description

The CRM & CM Personal group is seeking for an experienced Full Stack Senior IT Specialist to join our Portfolio team, providing Overall Technical Design, Development, Process Improvements, and training/mentoring as necessary for multiple assets within CRM & CM Personal.

The primary accountabilities for this position are:

  • Continuously evolve design processes, including experimentation and learning with emerging methodologies

  • Produce all required design specifications (as per Bank standards), work with the Application Owner, Development Manager, Solution Architect and Project Managers to create detailed technical task lists, provide technical guidance to the project team, and enforce The Banks project standards and best practices

  • Must be a self-starter, demonstrated ability to take independent action to achieve results.

  • Conduct program/ system research, analysis, detailed design and problem resolution

  • Define development specifications and identify system modifications required to meet performance objectives

  • Ensure design has traceability to business requirements

  • Advise and provide expert knowledge on the technical feasibility of the proposed deliverables

  • Identify and address application and data issues and cross-capability and cross-release issues that affect application integrity.

  • Work with Developers to ensure that the detailed technical design is fully understood, and the development initiatives are in line with the intended design

  • In conjunction with the Solution Architect, assist the Application Owner, Development Manager and Application Manager by providing effort estimates for new projects and initiatives

  • Develop, implement, maintain and improve solutions/processes that maximize system availability, efficiency/ effectiveness and minimize/prevent problems/ issues

  • Deliver effective and efficient solutions by meeting key project milestones and overall project deliverables on time, within budget, and adhering to development and quality standards

  • Ensure defect free programming by testing and debugging using available/appropriate tools and participate in reviewing peer coding

  • Adhere to standard security coding practices to ensure application is free of most common coding vulnerabilities

  • Ensure the timely completion of work volumes on a daily basis and suggest opportunities to improve efficiency within the department

  • Work effectively as a team, supporting other members of the team

  • Comply with agile methodology, system development life cycle (SDLC) and project management methodology (PMLC)

  • Consult on development of the System Requirements Specification (SRS) with Business Analysts.



  • 8+ years’ Experience in React/Angular, Java/J2EE, NodeJS, RESTful APIs/webservices and Databases such as Oracle/SQL Server/Mongo

  • Creative problem solver, Ability to understand, develop, enhance, and support highly customized

  • Maintaining high security standards, Monitoring and debugging

  • Familiarity with tools like Bitbucket/Git, Eclipse, RAD, JIRA, and Confluence.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential

  • Superior multi-tasking skills and the ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented and complex environment/systems

  • Build personas, storyboards, flowcharts, wireframes and prototypes

  • Work closely with other designers, architectures, and engineers to ship extraordinary products and experiences

  • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant

  • The chosen candidate will work in a high paced team on a high visibility project. He/she will be expected to work in an agile environment and be able to consistently deliver quality work

  • Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually

  • Develop software that is both reliable and scalable as the eventual user base will be the entire bank

  • In depth understanding of full application stacks and the ability to work in any layer (client/server/business/database)

  • Effective time and task management skills, including the ability to manage concurrent deliverables

  • Ability to code, debug, research, analyze and problem-solve development issues

  • Knowledge of business/ organization, Bank standards, infrastructure, architecture and technology in related areas from a design/ support/ solutions perspective

  • Strong customer orientation and a professional approach with the ability to interact with all levels within the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to grasp and translate technical concepts, think independently, and take the initiative required to resolve issues in a team structure

  • Self-motivated team player with high energy and ability to work independently as well as within a team

  • A positive can-do attitude with openness to promoting knowledge sharing


Specific Educational Requirements/Accreditations:

  • University/ college degree or equivalent work experience

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