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Software Development Director

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Status: Permanent
Type of Contract
Schedule: Full-Time 
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Location: Montreal, Quebec
Area of Interest: Web and digital
A career as a Software Development Manager in a team specializing in digital technology responsible for information sites and digital analytics event management for National Bank of Canada means managing a team of 8 information technology specialists. It is through your coaching skills, your expertise in information technology and your digital knowledge that you have a positive impact on the digital experience of National Bank clients.

Your job:
  • Coach and contribute to the development of team members at different levels of seniority.
  • Be responsible for team leadership and delivery of technology projects, maintenance, evolutions and changes while fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Contribute to the definition of the team's technological strategic vision while participating in the team's continuous improvement and transformation plans.
  • Be responsible for sharing information with stakeholders regarding the progress of the initiative and the status of the solution, and influence them by effectively sharing the deployment vision and complex situations
  • Be responsible for cutting and sequencing a target vision in order to maximize value delivery by taking into account constraints and interdependencies with other projects or sectors, to achieve the business vision and prioritize the MVP (minimum viable product) to the delivery team based on business value.
Your team:

IT is made up of more than 2,300 specialists who work in an agile, proactive and collaborative manner to seize opportunities, stay on the cutting edge of technology and continuously improve processes.
Within the IT sector, you are part of the delivery of banking and digital services and report to the Senior Digital Director.
Our team stands out for its collaboration, agility, and willingness to continuously improve.
We aim to offer you maximum flexibility to promote your quality of life. This is reflected in a hybrid work environment, as well as several benefits offered by the bank.

The Bank values continuous development and internal mobility. Our personalized training programs, based on learning in action, allow you to master your craft and develop new areas of expertise.

We favor a variety of forms of continuous learning to enrich your development, including learning in action, training content made available to you and working in collaboration with colleagues with diverse expertise and profiles.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in managing a development team either as a team lead or director
  • Experience in delivering technology projects
  • In-depth knowledge of software engineering best practices and Java
  • Technical problem-solving and coaching skills
  • Knowledge of the digital domain and security requirements specific to the front end.


Business Alignment Critical Thinking Data-Driven Decision-Making Empathy Innovation Management Java development Leadership Learning Agility Managerial Courage Mobilization Resiliency Risk Management Strategic Vision Strategy Execution

Your benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Opportunities to get involved in community initiatives
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic
These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family. 

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas. Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

We're putting people first:

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.  Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives. Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We want to offer an accessible, barrier-free workplace to all employees.

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodation, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Come live your ambitions with us!

Why work at National Bank?

For an environment that supports your career path

There are many varied opportunities for you to progress and develop, and move ahead in your career. This includes on-the-job learning and training, co-development and pairing with other employees, professional support and mentoring, internal career days or discussion forums with our leaders.

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For an inclusive and diverse environment

We foster inclusion in an environment where each person’s unique qualities, whether visible or invisible, are celebrated and valued. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

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