Java Architect_Platform Tech Lead

Java Architect_Platform Tech Lead

Category: Architecture
City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J0921-1708
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Founded in 1976, CGI is a global end-to-end leading IT and business process services leader committed to helping clients succeed. We have grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. If you want to join and grow with a dynamic team of professionals, and build your career, the Wealth Management Services team has several experienced java based opportunities available in the GTA region.

We are currently working with all of the largest financial institutions in Canada and 23 of the top 25 banks in the Americas. CGI owns a comprehensive suite of industry leading products supported by a variety of consulting service offerings. We are in the midst of a multi-million dollar investment in transforming and growing our products, services and clients.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Responsible for developing and managing the development of wealth management applications
• Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a team of developers for assigned projects
• Provide technical problem solving / technical analysis skills to the team though coaching and mentoring activities
• Act as a resource for software developers on policies, procedures, design concepts and technical issues
• You will be part of a team creating/maintaining services and applications using the latest technologies.
• You will develop and support highly scalable, high performance APIs within a development team
• Understand the necessity of, and contribute to, development standards and processes
• Maintain and enhance existing software to address strategic business development needs to improve the software

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Proficient in managing the development of multi-tier, secure business applications for high availability, scalability and performance
• Proficient understanding of full end-user software management life cycle, including Software Packaging, Quality Assurance, Deployment and Release Management
• Ability to lead drive change within a complex service delivery organization
• Excellent technical problem-solving abilities with successfully implemented solutions
• Solid experience in Oracle database technologies (other RDBMS technologies will also be considered)
• Extensive experience in designing software architecture, SOA, microservices, API management, data modeling.
• Software development experience with J2EE, REST, SOAP, Angular, and JavaScript.
• Experience with CI/CD pipelines, and DevOps automation ideal.

• Solid understanding of object-oriented analysis, design and development
• Familiar with financial services operations and technology, including major platforms,
technologies, applications, architectures, business models and internal structures
• Financial services background preferred
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organization and leadership skills with the ability to facilitate technical sessions
• Ability to work with geographically distributed development team


  • Angular
  • Spring Boot

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.