Development / Technical Lead

City: Toronto, ON, Canada
Title: Development / Technical Lead
Category: IT
EmploymentType: Contract
Development / Technical Lead  
Pay Rate $ 65- 67.40/hr.

Toronto, ON

Typical Day in Role:
• Leading application teams to deliver solutions
• Developing functional and technical documents
• Creating and executing implementation plans
• Working with technical team members within matrix environments and communicating with stakeholders on an Executive level
• Working on project end-to-end to define procedure/processes and push changes through delivery

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have skills:
1. Excellent understanding of various protocols, scripting and programming (no specific programming language required)
2. 5-7+ years of experience with designing system, network, and application architectures; both cloud and hybrid technologies
3. 5-7+ years of experience performing impact analysis and identify system interdependencies
4. 5-7+ years of technical experience as a Solutions Architect, proven experience with delivery technical solutions
5. 5-7+ years of Project Management experience working with high scale, enterprise-wide projects – the candidate must have the ability to drive solution and delivery of project

Nice-To-Have Skills:
• Working in enterprise environments
• Previous exposure to the banking industry/financial services is preferred
• Working experience with MS Excel
• PMP Certification
• Bilingual in Spanish

Soft Skills:
• Excellent leadership skills
• Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills to be able to work well with technical peers and business stakeholders at different levels within the organization.
• Strong decision making, forward thinking and creative problem-solving skills to anticipate and respond quickly to technological/market influences.
• Ability to work as part of a team, as well as work independently or with minimal direction.

Best vs. Average Candidate:
• Clear, crisp and tight communication skills
• Well organized and strong problem-solving skills
• Ability to influence various levels of key stakeholders and push project results forward

• Post-secondary degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related IT field required
• Certified Network Technician

Candidate Review & Selection
• One round video interview with Director and Program Manager (30 minutes)
• Possibility for a second round interview
• Interview will cover both technical skills and soft skills (assess communication and problem solving skills)

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