Lead Big Data Engineer


Lead Big Data Engineer

What is the opportunity?

As a Lead Big Data Engineer – Finance Data Sourcing, you will instrumental in the continued build out of service based architectures and data delivery models to support the strategic data sourcing needs of the Finance and Risk business groups. As a lead development manager you will be responsible for building streamlined solutions to acquire, transform and provision data sets from key LOBs across the Bank. The role will require technical design, implementation execution and technical leadership. The data sourcing platform is comprised of three key applications – OTIS, UES and Finance Core, leveraging a combination of Linux servers and Hadoop “Big-Data” technologies.

What will you do?

  • Design and code (Java, Scala, Spark) solutions to support common and strategic data sourcing needs.
  • Successfully deliver strategic data sourcing projects on time and within budget
  • Help drive the architecture design to build on the service based models, maximizing central services to create scale, drive down time to market whilst also ensuring consistent and repeatable deliveries
  • Work with the Project Management function to ensure project financials, resource allocations and project activities remain on track and to plan
  • Manage development projects through to successful completion including oversight of onshore and offshore development resources
  • Build out of strong development unit test practices, with a goal of automated regression testing
  • Help embed DevOps continuous integration processes into the SDLC code promotion process ensuring it is as efficient as possible
  • Contribute to successful project completion by identifying risks and developing / recommending mitigation strategies
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What do you need to succeed?


  • 7-10+ years’ experience in developing and leading development of Java/Scala/Web/Solace/SQL/Big-Data technologies (Hadoop/Spark)
  • Architecture design experience
  • Agile/SCRUM experience within SDLC development practices
  • DevOps experience with continuous integration/delivery tools and technologies including GitHub, Jenkins, Nexus, JIRA, Confluence, and Urban Code Deploy
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Undergraduate degree/diploma in computer science/engineering or related technology discipline


  • Experience with Capital Markets, Retail Banking or other financial technology services’ middle/back office environments
  • Background in financial services industry
  • Proficiency in XML technologies (XSD etc)
  • Experience with web application and web services development

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, competitive compensation, 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.
  • Opportunities to engage in challenging work.
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities.

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Job Summary

City: Toronto
Address: 155 Wellington St West
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
Required Travel(%):
Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
People Manager: No
Application Deadline: 03/28/2021
Platform: Technology and Operations
Req ID: 325099

  • Seniority level

    Not Applicable

  • Employment type


  • Job function

    EngineeringInformation Technology

  • Industries

    BankingFinancial Services

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


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