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Data Engineer

RBC Capital

RBC Capital

Software Engineering, Data Science
Halifax, NS, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Job Summary

Appuyer la conception et la mise à jour d’entrepôts de données extensibles qui fournissent les mégadonnées dans la forme requise pour les analyses commerciales. S’appuyer sur son expérience et un ensemble éprouvé de pratiques, de connaissances et d’aptitudes pour réaliser différentes affectations.

Job Description

What is the Opportunity?

The Data Engineer Supports the development and maintenance of scalable data stores that supply big data in forms needed for business analysis. Applies experience and seasoned knowledge, skills, and practices to perform a variety of assignments.


  • Lead engineering work to align with the approved solution architecture and the RBC digital roadmap, comply with RBC technical standards, and conform to Chief Data Office requirements.

  • Advance the application of RBC's enterprise-scale data platforms as a core component for modern solutions.

  • Provide expertise as a senior technical resource to solve complex business issues translating into data integration and database systems designs.

  • Ensure all technical deliverables are high quality by setting standards, adhering to and enforcing the standards, and participating in code reviews.

  • Mentor, support, and directly manage data engineers and business systems analysts

  • Provide consulting services on new initiatives (small to large of varying complexity).

  • Explore new emerging technologies and how they best suit our applications

  • Develop, code, document, and execute unit tests, system, integration, and acceptance tests using different languages and testing tools for functions of high complexity.

  • Ensure adequate technical documentation and training.

  • Optimize spark jobs and java applications.


  • Architect, design, and implement solutions that meet the stakeholder’s needs

  • Participate actively in requirements gathering, data modeling, and design sessions

  • Prepare high-level and detailed technical specifications for the projects in accordance with PLC, security, and architecture documentation objectives

  • Develop detailed plans and accurate estimates for the completion of build, system testing, and implementation phases of a project

  • Develop, code, document, and execute unit tests, systems, integration and acceptance tests, and testing tools for functions of high complexity

  • Write, test, and maintain detailed programs according to specifications given by computer software engineers and systems analysts


  • 5+ years of application development experience in Hadoop, Spark, and Java/Scala

  • 2+ years of application development experience in Java and Spring Framework

  • 7+ years of full development life cycle experience, from architecture through test and deployment and cross-platform skills

  • Experience leading a team of developers

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science


  • Experience in developing and optimizing Big Data applications using Java/Scala and Spark on Cloudera/HDP.

  • Experience in developing/designing micro-service architecture.

  • Experience in developing applications in Spring & Spring Boot

  • Working knowledge of Jenkins CI, Git, JIRA

  • Ability to seek improvements to all aspects of the development process


  • Knowledge of Market Risk/Capital Markets.

  • Experience in building data pipelines

What’s in it for you?

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, flexible benefits, and competitive compensation.

  • Access to many career opportunities across technology domains in Canada’s most prominent financial institution.

  • Work with some of the most experienced and reputable technologists within the Canadian banking industry.

  • Build enduring relationships with business and technology stakeholders.

  • Be part of an organization that believes in work-life balance.

Job Skills

Big Data Management, Cloud Computing, Database Development, Data Mining, Data Warehousing (DW), ETL Processing, Group Problem Solving, Quality Management, Requirements Analysis

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