SOFTWARE ENGINEERING SPECIALIST/TECH LEAD (DYNAMICS 365 CRM) in Montreal, Canada

BDC

We are banking at another level.

Choosing BDC as your employer means working in a healthy, inclusive, and skilled workplace that puts forward the best conditions to bring together unique teams where employees are empowered to act. It also means being at the centre of ambitious economic and financial projects to see further and to do things differently, to fuel the success of Canadian entrepreneurs.

Choosing BDC as your employer also means:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits , including an Employee Savings and Investment Plan where BDC matches part of your voluntary contributions, a Defined Benefit Pension Plan, a $750 wellness and health care spending account, to name a few

  • In addition to paid vacation each year, five personal days , sick days as necessary , and our offices are closed from December 25 to January 1

  • A hybrid work model that truly balances work and personal life

  • Opportunities for learning , training and development , and much more…

POSITION OVERVIEW

BDC has embarked on its digital transformation and in the process of modernizing its products and services, including the migration of our on-premises CRM to the cloud. As part of this initiative, we are looking for passionate, bilingual candidates who wish to be a key player in this transformation journey and contribute to the evolution of BDC’s financing services through their technical leadership and expertise.

The selected candidate will join one of the squads within the Customer Management family in a technical leadership and hands-on architecture role. They champion software engineering best practices, coach team members as well as participate in all activities of the SSDLC (Secure Software Development Lifecycle) process in agile delivery mode.

CHALLENGES TO BE MET

  • Provide a strong technical direction and establish a technical vision for development squad, resolving technical disagreements, and managing the technical quality of the team deliverables.

  • Ensure the team uses appropriate engineering practices, invests in continual improvements to tooling or technical debt and that the system evolves to meet its changing needs and environment.

  • Work in proximity with the Product Owner to identify technological solutions that meet business needs, estimate work to facilitate prioritization as well as manage the technical debt backlog

  • Ensure the product is compliant with architectural, security and industry best practices & standards.

  • Maintain ongoing collaboration with other squad Tech leads and within the team

  • Design, document, develop and deliver user-friendly and scalable technical solutions based on information architecture, functional and non-functional requirements.

  • Collaborate with the team to develop functional specifications in order to understand the business’s solutions and complexities.

  • Participate in the elaboration of the Testing strategy for multiple initiatives and ensure that implementation of automated test bring enough confidence to quality of deliverables

  • Participate in the implementation in various environments (development and test) up to production.

  • Adapt to changing technology, learning and applying new methods for achieving the organization’s goals.

  • Be accountable and remove technical blockers. Supplies second-level technical support in order to solve production problems and provide support according to established service levels.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Professional & Educational Experience

  • Seven to 10 years of experience in software engineering

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, engineering, or equivalent experience.

Minimal competencies / Essential skills

  • Advanced hands-on experience in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365 configurations and development

  • Programming experience in Microsoft .NET, C#, SQL, HTML, XML, JavaScript, JQuery, ODATA, JSON, PowerShell and Web services.

  • Advanced experience with software engineering practices such as TDD, Pair Programming, Simple Design, Fake First.

  • Mastery of the concepts of object-oriented programming. Good knowledge of SOLID design principles and design patterns

  • Experience developing robust automated tests

  • Experience with modern authentication and authorization mechanisms (OpenID Connect & OAuth)

  • Advanced experience with CICD pipeline as code in Azure DevOps.

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and documentation skills

  • Bilingualism and excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong Leadership, mentoring and communication skills.

  • Integrity, honesty and transparency

  • Professionalism, thoroughness, attention to detail and strong work ethic

Complementary skills

  • Knowledge and experience in Financial Services is an asset

  • Understanding of containerization and Cloud Services such as Docker, Kubernetes, Tanzu

  • Good understanding of event-driven architecture, and knowledge of event streaming and messaging systems such as Kafka and ActiveMQ

  • Experience working with Relational databases like SQL server and MySQL

  • Proficient in developing with the various resources of the Azure cloud environment, as well as cloud design models

Proudly one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers , we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible environment where all employees can thrive and feel empowered to bring their whole selves to work. If you require an accommodation to complete your application, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] .

While we appreciate all applications, we advise that only the candidates selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.

BDC is a bank unlike any other. We are the only bank dedicated exclusively to the development of Canadian businesses. The only institution whose purpose is to promote the growth of the Canadian economy by focusing on the success of small and medium-sized businesses, with a human touch and a genuine presence. At BDC, we’re changing people’s and businesses’ lives for the better. That’s what makes us unique as a bank.

That’s why we are banking at another level.

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