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Process Improvement Leader (Application Development)

Kingston, Ontario
Process Improvement Leader (Application Developer) - Kingston or Toronto

We have partnered with a recognized leader in the Canadian fintech to search for Process Improvement Leader. This role will focus on working directly with the engineering and dev-ops teams to develop process improvement initiatives. The right person for this role is passionate about challenging the status quo and is interested in creating innovative solutions to next-gen data related obstacles.

This is a great role for a developer, dev-ops engineer or architect to make a huge impact and work directly alongside senior leadership within a national company. 

**COVID Update: This role will be 100% remote until our client deems it is safe for their workforce to return to the office. All interviews will be done via video. Work will resume in either the Kingston or Toronto office post-COVID.
Responsibilities Include:

Identify SDLC Improvements: Work closely with engineering teams and operations management to identify improvement opportunities to improve development standards company-wide. 

Project Management: Develops and implements plans for engineering teams (not necessarily direct reports), anticipates current and future needs and objectives; manages resources and ensures tasks are completed on time and within budget; works with cross-functional leaders to achieve project goals.

Innovation: Implements programs that encourage, recognize and reward innovative thinking; supports the introduction of new ideas, methods or processes

Relationship Building: Initiates and builds effective relationships with colleagues in other departments; supports and develops effective cross-departmental relations and work initiatives; works productively with senior and executive leadership.

Developer Advocate: Works with engineering leadership and development teams to advocate for next-gen tools and solutions, work with senior leadership to establish programs that will keep developers engaged in professional development. 
  • Bachelors degree related to computer science, engineering, or systems development is preferred.
  • 5 years or more experience working professionally in a role related to application development, dev-ops, or some mix of the two (leadership experience is not required, but natural leadership skills are)
  • Knowledge of microservices or microservice architecture is a must-have (candidates with only monolithic architecture experience will not be considered for the role)
  • Some experience with GCP is preferred but not required (other cloud favours will be considered) 
  • Experience/Knowledge of API development best-practices is preferred but not required 
  • Strong leadership skills are a must:
    • Active listener / Excellent communication skills (all media / all audiences)
    • Courage / Initiative / Action bias
    • Creative problem solver / Data-based root cause solution bias
    • Emotional intelligence / Self-aware / Open mind
    • Cognitive Adaptability / Quick Learner / Systemic Thinker
How to apply?
You can apply directly to gord.marriage@talentlab.com  or on our website at www.talentlab.com. We want to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those in consideration will be contacted.

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