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Senior Software Developer - GFT

RBC Capital

RBC Capital

Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Job Summary

Job Description

What is the opportunity?

Are you a talented, creative, and results-driven professional who thrives on delivering high-performing applications? Come join us!

Global Functions Technology (GFT) is part of RBC’s Technology and Operations division. GFT’s impact is far-reaching as we collaborate with partners from across the company to deliver innovative and transformative IT solutions. Our clients represent Risk, Finance, HR, CAO, Audit, Legal, Compliance, Financial Crime, Capital Markets, Personal and Commercial Banking and Wealth Management. We also lead the development of digital tools and platforms to enhance collaboration.

Market and Counterparty Credit Risk IT provides technology solutions to support Group Risk Management's management of Market and Counterparty Credit Risk. We are building a team that embraces innovation and enthusiasm to bring a fresh perspective. We’ve been on a journey to build out high performing, highly resilient, real time risk control platforms that can grow with the continuous demands on Market & Counterparty Credit Risk, and support RBC’s Business goals.

We’re looking for a talented and passionate Solution Lead to join our team. As a Senior Software developer you will work in an agile team to deliver high performing applications built on a cloud platform and streaming technologies. We believe in continuous growth and expanding your capabilities. Join our team today and have a big impact influencing the strength of RBC’s risk management.

What will you do?

  • Develop and support highly scalable, high performance components within an Agile development team.

  • Ensure high code quality through automated unit and functional testing.

  • Automate processes within the development pipeline; identify opportunities for efficiency gains and reducing time-to-market, and enabling continuous delivery.

  • Contribute in application design and develop code structures to promote reusability across many applications

  • Be open-minded and look beyond your stack to solve complex problems.

  • Proactively seek out knowledge about new technologies and how they can be used to solve current and foreseeable challenges.

  • Communicate effectively with peers and distil technical details into human terms.

What do you need to succeed?

  • You’re a creative problem-solver, outcome focused and passionate about building software products and taking ownership.

  • You’re a team player and technical mentor, keen to coach others and share ideas with your team.

  • You’re an exceptional communicator who is able to articulate technical issues in plain language to interface with business partners.

Must-have :

  • Professional software development experience ( 8+ years) with Java, J2EE, Spring / REST / Microservices, Linux and NoSQL/SQL databases.

  • Experience developing secure server side services leveraging the following APIs: Spring, Spring Batch/Boot, RESTful Webservices, Apache Data Utilities (JSON, Avro, CSV/PSV, Parquet), NoSQL/SQL databases and Struts 2.0.

  • Experience with building Cloud-ready services following microservice architecture principles.

  • Good knowledge on messaging/streaming technologies (MQ, Kafka etc).

  • Hands-on experience in writing clean, readable/reusable java code with unit tests.

  • Experience using Git and Maven while collaborating with the software development team.

  • Ability to independently handle module deliveries, multi-task effectively and provide timely updates.

  • Experience in handling and delivering highly scalable, high performance applications.

Nice to have :

  • Experience with Big Data (Hadoop / Spark)

  • Experience in containerizing applications (Azure/Openshift/AWS)

  • Experience with Agile software development.

  • Experience with DevOps , CD/CI tools- Jenkins, GitHub, Automated Testing tools, or similar tools

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 and flexible benefits.

  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities.

  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.

  • Work in an agile, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.

  • The opportunity to interface with senior level executives from many different parts of the organization.




Job Skills

Active Learning, Agile Methodology, Application Integrations, Detail-Oriented, Enterprise Application Delivery, Group Problem Solving, Programming Languages, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

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